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Panel to discuss ag production needed to meet global demands
Panel to discuss ag production needed to meet global demands

Panelists at a discussion in Lincoln will cover strategies for increasing agricultural production to meet global demand.

South Dakota academic named new Nebraska college president

South Dakota academic named new Nebraska college president

A South Dakota academic has been named as the newest president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff.

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Two U.S. Air Force airmen who helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska have been awarded commendation medals.

Nebraska state tax collections exceed projections in October

Nebraska state tax collections exceed projections in October

Nebraska state government once again collected more tax revenue than expected last month.

Missouri River to be discussed in Nebraska lecture

Missouri River to be discussed in Nebraska lecture

Fans of the Missouri River can learn about its importance to the Great Plains at an upcoming lecture in Lincoln.

Landowners meet to discuss next steps in face of eminent domain lawsuits

Landowners meet to discuss next steps in face of eminent domain lawsuits

NORFOLK - Several people facing eminent domain lawsuits regarding the Keystone X-L pipeline were in Norfolk Saturday looking for more information about what the next step is.

On America Recycles Day, Columbus group reminds folks the importance of giving items another chance

On America Recycles Day, Columbus group reminds folks the importance of giving items another chance

America Recycles Day is about reminding folks that some of their junk may still have some life in it.

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire Prevention Coordinator Chris Parker set up a fryer and bought a frozen turkey to show what can go wrong when a turkey isn't fried properly.

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

A judge says the trial of a teenager accused of stabbing his former girlfriend and then himself at an Omaha, Nebraska, high school will be moved to juvenile court.

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

Officials say the fire started in either a neighboring garage or RV, and then spread to the house at West 9th and Lindell Streets.

Nebraska state tax collections exceed projections in October

Nebraska state tax collections exceed projections in October

Nebraska state government once again collected more tax revenue than expected last month.

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Hastings Police are following up on leads as to who might be responsible for vandalizing at least 70 mailboxes Thursday night and Friday morning.

NWS Omaha Radar Replacement

NWS Omaha Radar Replacement

National Weather Service Omaha in Valley, Nebraska is in the middle of an important upgrade.

Refurbished Fox sign installed

Refurbished Fox sign installed

The North Platte Community Playhouse said "Cheers for 90 Years" as they installed the newly renovated Fox sign.

Millard South student arrested after making threats

Millard South student arrested after making threats

A Millard South student was arrested Thursday after making threats against the school.

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

The Sidney Fire Department, Sidney Police Department, and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Here Wee Grow day care center in Sidney.

Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

After finding a way to get Jack Hoffman on the football field six years ago, Midland University football coach Jeff Jamrog wants to ensure that Hoffman has a place to play the sport he loves in the future.

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

It's hard to imagine an active shooter situation happening where you live, but it's something all emergency responders have to be prepared for.

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

The case of a Grand Island man arrested after a three-hour police standoff is headed to trial court.

O’Neill woman appointed to the Northeast Community College Board of Governors

O’Neill woman appointed to the Northeast Community College Board of Governors

An O’Neill woman is the newest member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors.

Walthill man facing strangulation and assault charges

Walthill man facing strangulation and assault charges

A northeast Nebraska man with a history of domestic violence could face more than a decade in prison if convicted on new charges.

Beatrice Man Arrested for Unauthorized Credit Card Purchases

Beatrice Man Arrested for Unauthorized Credit Card Purchases

Beatrice man suspected of fraudulent use of credit cards

Library Fireplace Explosion Investigated

Library Fireplace Explosion Investigated

Radio reports indicate that a college employee was injured by flying glass

New hotel project underway in Gering

New hotel project underway in Gering

A new hotel construction project is underway in the City of Gering.

Sen. Sasse Says Public Wants Answers On Epstein's Custody Death

Sen. Sasse Says Public Wants Answers On Epstein's Custody Death

Sasse says BOP director should explain why suicide watch was discontinued, why camera malfunctioned and why two guards reportedly fell asleep

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

A driver whose pickup truck fatally struck a man in Gering has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Judge rejects written testimony from Iowa murder suspect

Judge rejects written testimony from Iowa murder suspect

A judge won’t consider written testimony from a man who claims he was unaware of his legal rights when he allegedly confessed to killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.

Iowa reports 622 impaired water segments, a 2% increase

Iowa reports 622 impaired water segments, a 2% increase

State natural resources officials say Iowa will report 622 river, lake and wetland segments with impairments to the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its 2018 summary of water quality.

Beatrice Public Schools Declared Winner in Bank's "Champions of Community" Campaign

Beatrice Public Schools Declared Winner in Bank's "Champions of Community" Campaign

Beatrice Public Schools is winners of Nebraska Bank's "Champions of the Community" series on high school football

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

The Nebraska DOT is hoping balance helping families grieve and removing distractions from state highways with a new roadside memorial sign policy. The DOT says it instituted the policy to increase safety along state highways.

Christmas on Maple Street in Friend draws hundreds to downtown Thursday

Christmas on Maple Street in Friend draws hundreds to downtown Thursday

The second annual 'Christmas on Maple Street' festival took place Thursday evening in downtown Friend from 5-9 p.m.

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

What do the next 25 years look like for Greater Nebraska?

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested one man and seized 121 pounds of marijuana following a Wednesday traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the Giltner exit.

Boil notice lifted for Wymore Rural Water System

Boil notice lifted for Wymore Rural Water System

Special samples were submitted to the state's department of health and human services, and tested negative for total coliform and E. coli bacteria.

NPPD warns of Tree Trimming Scam

NPPD warns of Tree Trimming Scam

Officials from the Nebraska Public Power District are warning customers, particularly in the McCook area, that an individual is contacting customers about tree trimming that NPPD is requiring the work to be done and asking for cash payment.

Man resists arrest on side of I-80 during traffic stop

Man resists arrest on side of I-80 during traffic stop

A Lincoln Police officer and a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputy were both assaulted during an I-80 traffic stop on Wednesday.

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

Burwell English teacher and head volleyball coach Megan McNeil Helberg is the Nebraska Dept of Education's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year.

A Plea Made For Patience For New Owner Of Downtown Building Declared A Nuisance

A Plea Made For Patience For New Owner Of Downtown Building Declared A Nuisance

Heywood says city building inspection and downtown historic advocates cornering her at the same time

Man arrested for starting fire at Siena Francis House

Man arrested for starting fire at Siena Francis House

Omaha Police arrested Cardie Jordan at his home Wednesday night.

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

The Friend Sentinel reports that the council voted 4-0 Wednesday to back Mayor Judith Knoke’s decision to dismiss the city utility superintendent, Patrick Gates, and city clerk, Debbie Gilmer.

Amount of water released into Missouri River to be reduced

Amount of water released into Missouri River to be reduced

Eight months after flooding began along the lower Missouri River, the amount of water being released from dams upriver will start to be reduced later this month.

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

73% (307-116) voted in favor of the pool bond. Meanwhile, nearly 72% (305-120) voted in favor of the sales tax increase.

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the return of normal two-way traffic to Highway 83 between Thedford and Valentine.

Mumps cases on the rise in Lancaster County

Mumps cases on the rise in Lancaster County

The Lancaster County Health Department said nine cases of mumps have been reported since September.

Former Lincoln daycare worker pleads not guilty in Federal Court

Former Lincoln daycare worker pleads not guilty in Federal Court

A former Lincoln daycare employee facing multiple charges in connection to a child pornography investigation plead not guilty in Federal Court on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered after Pursuit

UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered after Pursuit

One is in custody after a pursuit in Omaha resulted in the lockdown of a school earlier Wednesday.

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

A Hastings man has been given three years in prison for causing brain damage to his infant son.

Wymore Rural Water District Could Soon See Restoration of Normal Service

Wymore Rural Water District Could Soon See Restoration of Normal Service

Lower Big Blue NRD closing in on coliform problem, in Wymore Rural Water District

Steel Skeleton Being Erected For New SCC Classroom Building

Steel Skeleton Being Erected For New SCC Classroom Building

Multi-purpose classroom building taking shape on Beatrice Campus of Southeast Community College

Auburn's Water Usage At All-Time Low

Auburn's Water Usage At All-Time Low

Auburn water usage down 50 million gallons from 2002; rate study expected for wastewater plant

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Authorities have identified a woman whose body was found in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle.

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

The Cozad Police Department is investigating several Church Burglaries that happened this week.

'You have no soul': Judge gives life sentence to 'alphabet' criminal for 2018 murder

'You have no soul': Judge gives life sentence to 'alphabet' criminal for 2018 murder

Jeremiah Connelly, convicted of killing Jeanna Wilcoxen a year ago, is headed to prison for the rest of his life.

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

From the clothes she wears to the budget she runs the woman in charge of the Nebraska State Fair has heard her share of complaints. 

Still Sweeping....Awaiting First Major Snowfall in Beatrice

Still Sweeping....Awaiting First Major Snowfall in Beatrice

Department reports to Beatrice Board of Public Works details projects going on, this fall

NTSB: Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals

NTSB: Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals

The National Transportation Safety Board says the Coast Guard has repeatedly ignored safety recommendations that could have made tourist duck boats safer and potentially prevented a Missouri accident that killed 17 people.

Rescue: ‘Unicorn’ puppy doesn’t notice ‘tail’ growth on head

Rescue: ‘Unicorn’ puppy doesn’t notice ‘tail’ growth on head

A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his resemblance to a unicorn.

Agent: Iowa student would have been found without confession

Agent: Iowa student would have been found without confession

Police believe the body of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts would have eventually been discovered, even if the suspect in her killing hadn’t led police there.

Judge rejects former Iowa governor move to toss jury verdict

Judge rejects former Iowa governor move to toss jury verdict

A district court judge has rejected a request by former Gov. Terry Branstad’s lawyers to set aside a jury verdict that concluded Branstad discriminated against a former state official because he’s gay.

Ricketts: Property tax fix ‘imperative’ in 2020 session

Ricketts: Property tax fix ‘imperative’ in 2020 session

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says it’s “imperative” that he and lawmakers come up with a way to lower property taxes that can win approval in the upcoming legislative session.

Columbus Sertoma award winner recognized for efforts to help kids

Columbus Sertoma award winner recognized for efforts to help kids

Eighty-nine-year-old Elizabeth Boettcher received the 2020 Service to Mankind Award.

Catfish Bait Formula Rising From Fire

Catfish Bait Formula Rising From Fire

Manufacture of catfish bait dating back to the 1920s being renewed in Auburn

Norfolk man to make multiple court appearances in December

Norfolk man to make multiple court appearances in December

MADISON - A Norfolk man will be busy with court hearings next month as he faces criminal and civil lawsuits.

Elton John bringing farewell tour to Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena

Elton John bringing farewell tour to Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena

Elton John will bring his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to Lincoln on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

The November firearm season for deer in Nebraska starts Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 24.

Broken Bow City Council Unanimously Approves Recall Election

Broken Bow City Council Unanimously Approves Recall Election

The Broken Bow City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 12, the meeting however, was anything but normal.

Reportedly drunk man crashes his car after driving the wrong way on O Street

Reportedly drunk man crashes his car after driving the wrong way on O Street

Lincoln Police say a man had a blood-alcohol level nearly two times the legal limit after crashing his vehicle while driving the wrong way on O Street.