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Ricketts in wait-and-see mode on potential special session
Ricketts in wait-and-see mode on potential special session

Gov. Pete Ricketts said he was happy with the Supreme Court's decision and that he will meet with Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers to discuss how Nebraska will respond to the Supreme Court decision.

Former Huskers Coach Mike Riley named USFL Coach of the Year

Former Huskers Coach Mike Riley named USFL Coach of the Year

Mike Riley led the New Jersey Generals to a 9-1 regular-season record.

Crews search for man missing under collapsed Iowa grain silo

Crews search for man missing under collapsed Iowa grain silo

Crews continued to search Wednesday for a man missing beneath piles of grain and debris from a collapsed grain silo in southeastern Iowa.

Snack Shack filming coming to Nebraska City

Snack Shack filming coming to Nebraska City

A hometown boy is following up on his premier at the Sundance Film Festival with a a feature film at Nebraska City

Steamboat Trace gets high ratings from bike festival

Steamboat Trace gets high ratings from bike festival

The Radler Bike Festival returned to Arbor Day Farm this weekend with over 100 riders and new trail that is still recovering from the Missouri River flooding of 2019

Former NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer involved in fatal crash

Former NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer involved in fatal crash

Former NASCAR driver and Fox Sports analyst Clint Bowyer struck and killed a pedestrian on a highway in southwest Missouri earlier this month, police said.

Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

Horse races are regularly held in only two spots in Nebraska, and the tracks in Grand Island and Columbus are usually pretty quiet apart from the rumble of thoroughbreds that stomp past the half-empty grandstands.

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile apprehended in Grand Island

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile apprehended in Grand Island

The Nebraska State Patrol and Grand Island Police Department have taken a juvenile into custody following a pursuit and search Thursday night in Grand Island. 

Troopers locate missing Indiana minor near Kearney

Troopers locate missing Indiana minor near Kearney

Nebraska State Patrol Troopers said they found a missing 13-year-old girl from Indiana and have arrested a Colorado man after a traffic stop on Interstate 80 on Wednesday. 

Kevin Spacey ‘strenuously’ denies sex charges, granted bail

Kevin Spacey ‘strenuously’ denies sex charges, granted bail

Kevin Spacey “strenuously denies” allegations of sexual assault, his lawyer said Thursday, as the Oscar-winning actor appeared in a London court to face five charges of offenses against three men.

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

The Nebraska Department of Health And Human Services is educating the community about Elder Abuse as Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Overnight storm hits Cass County

Overnight storm hits Cass County

Greenwood medical notified of woman trapped after trailer flipped

Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.

Former WSC national champion to be inducted into NSIC Hall of Fame

Former WSC national champion to be inducted into NSIC Hall of Fame

Former Wayne State All-American and NCAA National Champion thrower Katie Wilson is one of seven athletes selected as inductees for the 2022 Northern Sun Conference Hall of Fame announced Wednesday morning by the league office.

New filings in Herbster vs. Slama case

New filings in Herbster vs. Slama case

New court documents from State Senator Julie Slama's attorneys accuse Charles Herbster's team of dragging its feet when it comes to turning over documents.

Two plead guilty in connection to rural Pilger break-in

Two plead guilty in connection to rural Pilger break-in

A Fremont man and a Beemer woman pleaded guilty to charges related to a break-in and theft at a rural Pilger residence last fall.

Police: Tennessee shooting leads to 3 dead, 14 injured

Police: Tennessee shooting leads to 3 dead, 14 injured

A shooting near a Tennessee nightclub early Sunday led to three deaths and 14 people suffering gunshot wounds and other injuries, police said.

Special school provides prom night experience for students with special needs

Special school provides prom night experience for students with special needs

Parents, students and faculty celebrated a one-of-a-kind prom in Nebraska City, starring students with special needs who come from across southeast Nebraska.

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

One of the most important parts of fishing is following local and state regulations, but the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has already had a few poaching busts this season.

99th Nebraska Women's Match Play Championship held in Columbus

99th Nebraska Women's Match Play Championship held in Columbus

The Elks Country Club is hosting the 99th Nebraska Women’s Match Play Championship this week. It’s now the third time the club has hosted the tournament.

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

One Ukrainanian is touring the U.S., stopping in Nebraska, to share how farmers in Ukraine are hit by the Russian invasion.

Pelosi’s husband arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

Pelosi’s husband arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

Paul Pelosi, the 82-year-old husband of U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was arrested this weekend on suspicion of DUI in Northern California, police records showed Sunday.

1st of 2022, Hurricane Agatha heads for Mexico tourist towns

1st of 2022, Hurricane Agatha heads for Mexico tourist towns

The first hurricane of the season formed off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast Sunday and rapidly gained power ahead of an expected strike along a stretch of tourist beaches and fishing towns.

Otoe County deputies seize 10 lbs of meth

Otoe County deputies seize 10 lbs of meth

Judge asked to set bond, says she will not allow Flores to travel to Arizona to work as a stripper

Norfolk resident, UNL grad among first Peace Corps volunteers to return to service overseas

Norfolk resident, UNL grad among first Peace Corps volunteers to return to service overseas

Norfolk resident Leslie Rojas is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020.

Niskithe Prayer Camp press on with rally, petition, legal action

Niskithe Prayer Camp press on with rally, petition, legal action

Native Americans and allies calling themselves "ceremonial protectors" are taking new actions to stand up for religious freedom and environmentalism.

Norris takes gold over 21 towns at Class B Boys State Golf Championship

Norris takes gold over 21 towns at Class B Boys State Golf Championship

After placing third last year, Norris took home the team state title on Wednesday at the Class B Boys State Golf Tournament.

Crew works to restore fiber cable amidst flooding

Crew works to restore fiber cable amidst flooding

Little Nemaha expected to crest near Auburn below moderate flood stage

Man steals $50,300 from his elderly family member

Man steals $50,300 from his elderly family member

Lincoln Police arrested a man after they say he stole $50,300 from his 85-year-old stepfather in-law.

All-electric road trip wraps up at Nebraska City

All-electric road trip wraps up at Nebraska City

A filmmaker wrapped up her new season of the “What Fuels You? An Electric Road Trip” series with a tour that included four Great Plains states and a final five days at Nebraska City

Driver crashes into building in southeast Lincoln

Driver crashes into building in southeast Lincoln

The driver of an SUV crashed into the side of a commercial building in southeast Lincoln.

Omaha veterinarian sees an uptick in ticks

Omaha veterinarian sees an uptick in ticks

Veterinarians say you and your pets may be at a higher risk of getting sick this summer.

Hospital Auxiliary reaches $1 million in thrift store sales

Hospital Auxiliary reaches $1 million in thrift store sales

Over 100,000 volunteer hours in 15 years

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals cuts ribbon, celebrating new Lincoln hospital wing addition

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals cuts ribbon, celebrating new Lincoln hospital wing addition

After about two years of of hard work, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals has cut the ribbon on their new three-story patient wing addition in Lincoln.

Are Nebraska's petition laws unconstitutional?

Are Nebraska's petition laws unconstitutional?

The debate over Nebraska's petition rules gets deeper. Are the requirements unconstitutional?

Rewriting Willa: Red Cloud, Omaha latest stops on decade-long literary art project

Rewriting Willa: Red Cloud, Omaha latest stops on decade-long literary art project

In Willa Cather's hometown of Red Cloud, an artist resolved to retype one of her novels -- all 420 pages on a single sheet of paper -- as part of an art project that's taken him to literary locales all over the world.

Protestors take down teepees, walk to Lincoln City Hall

Protestors take down teepees, walk to Lincoln City Hall

Native Americans and environmental protestors are taking down teepees, and planning a prayer walk Wednesday, to express their opinions on a development in Lincoln.

Around 100 acres burned in Halsey Fire, Wednesday an 'important' day

Around 100 acres burned in Halsey Fire, Wednesday an 'important' day

A wildfire is still burning at the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey. Officials updated us today...

Assisting farmers hit by wildfires, EQIP applications open

Assisting farmers hit by wildfires, EQIP applications open

Farmers are able to apply for funding to assist them if their land was hit by the recent wildfires.

Slain prisoner's family agrees to settlement

Slain prisoner's family agrees to settlement

Berry was nearing parole when he placed in a cell with Patrick Schroeder

No one injured in fire at Scribner biodiesel facility

No one injured in fire at Scribner biodiesel facility

No one was hurt after a fire at an eastern Nebraska biodiesel facility.

Hundreds show up in opposition of wind farm

Hundreds show up in opposition of wind farm

If approved by the county commissioners, the wind farm project would begin in 2024.

Cass County Primary 2022

Cass County Primary 2022

Cass County primary 2022

Pillen tours state in final campaign push, Ricketts goes after Herbster for taxes, allegations

Pillen tours state in final campaign push, Ricketts goes after Herbster for taxes, allegations

Republican governor candidate and UNL regent Jim Pillen is making one last campaign push, as he heads to several cities across the state, just 24 hours ahead of Election Day.

Auburn rooted in friendship

Auburn rooted in friendship

Friendship and opportunity set the stage for Church Howe and Charles Nixon to establish Auburn

Taco champion wins Beemobile

Taco champion wins Beemobile

Falls City teacher sets new Auburn record with 15 tacos in 6:48

Beef supplier donates 27,600 pounds of meat to Ukraine

Beef supplier donates 27,600 pounds of meat to Ukraine

What's a more Nebraskan type of charity than to donate beef?

Black oak tree carved into drum at Arbor Day Farm

Black oak tree carved into drum at Arbor Day Farm

Spirit Nest creator transforms stump from Nebraska City tree that predates the United States

NSP reports missing 82-year-old southeast Nebraska man

NSP reports missing 82-year-old southeast Nebraska man

Authorities are searching for a missing 82-year-old southeast Nebraska man.

Nebraska Game and Parks Take ‘Em Fishing program enters fourth year

Nebraska Game and Parks Take ‘Em Fishing program enters fourth year

The Nebraska Game and Parks commission is looking out for the future of fishing, by doing what it can in the present.

Nebraska City man got out 911 call under gunpoint

Nebraska City man got out 911 call under gunpoint

Nebraska City man suspected of Sunday morning robbery

Trump hits Biden, disputes Herbster allegations; Herbster talks border, China

Trump hits Biden, disputes Herbster allegations; Herbster talks border, China

On Sunday, thousands of supporters returned to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, NE. for the Save America rally featuring governor hopeful Charles Herbster and former president Donald Trump.

Tree planting marks hearts, wayfinding, anniversary

Tree planting marks hearts, wayfinding, anniversary

Thomsons, Arbor Day Foundation and Street Department honored

Raptors, Cypress highlight Arbor Day program

Raptors, Cypress highlight Arbor Day program

Foundation equips children with trees to celebrate 150 and 50

Rally postponed, but Herbster and Trump supporters attend in droves

Rally postponed, but Herbster and Trump supporters attend in droves

Mother Nature had other plans for the Save America rally featuring former president Donald Trump and governor hopeful Charles Herbster.

Supporters of Trump, Herbster arrive in Greenwood

Supporters of Trump, Herbster arrive in Greenwood

Former President Donald Trump is not scheduled to speak until 8:00 p.m. Friday night, but supporters of both Trump and gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster have arrived with plenty of time to spare.

Cass County authorities respond to second two-semi crash four-hour span

Cass County authorities respond to second two-semi crash four-hour span

Cass County authorities responded to a crash involving two semis on Wednesday afternoon, the second two-semi crash of the day in the county.

Two injured in fiery semi crash near Weeping Water

Two injured in fiery semi crash near Weeping Water

Authorities say fatigue may have been a factor in a crash involving two semi-trailers.

Why has it been so windy? Will it ever stop? Thoughts from the NWS.

Why has it been so windy? Will it ever stop? Thoughts from the NWS.

It’s been a theme for the spring of 2022 across Nebraska. Every radio and television weather report reads the words “blustery”, “windy”, and “breezy” day after day.

Opposition rising against gigantic windmill turbines

Opposition rising against gigantic windmill turbines

Otoe County Board orders one year moratorium on permit applications for windmills

McGill, Parsons honored with 2022 Ron Holt Civic Engagement Award at WSC

McGill, Parsons honored with 2022 Ron Holt Civic Engagement Award at WSC

Hannah McGill of West Point and Brianna Parsons of Omaha were named the Ron Holt Civic Engagement Award winners for the 2021-22 academic year at Wayne State.

Beatrice Country Club holds high school invite on Monday

Beatrice Country Club holds high school invite on Monday

Class A and B teams from all across eastern Nebraska competed at Beatrice Country Club on Monday in the 2022 Beatrice golf invite. 

Macy evacuated due to nearby Burt County fire

Macy evacuated due to nearby Burt County fire

A northeast Nebraska town was evacuated Saturday as officials responded to a large grass fire nearby.

Semi hits car then hotel near Omaha intersection

Semi hits car then hotel near Omaha intersection

Omaha police are investigating what lead up to a crash involving a semi and a hotel.

Several injured after Friday night Omaha crash

Several injured after Friday night Omaha crash

Traffic was heavily impacted after a crash closed a major intersection Friday night in Omaha. As many as 10 vehicles were involved in the crash.