LINCOLN – Wednesday, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a ceremonial bill signing to celebrate LB 450 becoming law.  He was joined by State Senators; The Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard, Major General Daryl Bohac; and other leaders from'... Read More

LINCOLN –  Tuesday afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Saturday, September 26th as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Nebraska during a ceremony at the State Capitol.  The proclamation recognizes the contributions Nebraska’s sportsmen'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has issued the following statement in observance of Patriot Day, which is celebrated on September 11, 2020:   “On Patriot Day, we remember the Americans who perished in the terrorist attacks on the Worl'... Read More

LINCOLN – On September 1, Nebraska Game and Parks begins an initiative called the “Take ‘em Hunting” challenge. This program is sponsored by AKRS Equipment Solutions, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, and the National Wild'... Read More

KEARNEY –  Governor Pete Ricketts held a ceremonial bill signing at American Legion Post 52 in Kearney on Monday to celebrate LB 153 becoming law.  LB 153 exempts 50% of military retirement pay from Nebraska income tax.  Senator Tom Brewer of Go'... Read More

OMAHA – Nebraska Arts Council (NAC) is looking for artists to design a new Nebraska license plate. Proceeds from the license plate will benefit the “Support the Arts” program. This program was made possible with the passing of Legislative Bill '... Read More

LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts has gathered with pro-life leaders on the steps of the State Capitol to sign new pro-life legislation into law.  The Governor signed LB 814, a bill that prohibits the brutal practice of dismemberment abortion in '... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts hosted Dr. Deborah L. Birx Friday for a meeting at the State Capitol.  Dr. Birx is the U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, and she also serves in the Office of the Vice President as the governm'... Read More

LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts held a press conference at the State Capitol Thursday to provide Nebraskans with additional updates on back-to-school plans across the state.  Today, he was joined by representatives from community colleges and C'... Read More

BEATRICE - Nathan Spilker is 19. He'll be 20 on June 15. He graduated from Beatrice High School two years ago, and just wrapped up his sophomore year at Princeton. An aerospace engineering major, Spilker was one of 40 students involved in '... Read More

FAIRBURY - A Concordia, Kansas man was arrested early Thursday morning after an alleged kidnapping and high speed chase that started in Fairbury, and lasted more than 40 miles. Just before 5 a.m. Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office w'... Read More

GENEVA - An Exeter cattle feeder facing 40 felony charges in connection with an animal cruelty case pled not guilty to the charges Tuesday. Aaron Ogren, 30, was arrested in May after investigators found dead and dying livestock on his property. '... Read More

FAIRBURY - Prairie View Industries, a Fairbury-based ramp manufacturer, will be on national television this week. The company had an opportunity to be a part of the show 'Designing Spaces' on the Lifetime channel. The episode that features PVI '... Read More

HEBRON - The Thayer County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of possible animal neglect and abuse at a Hebron feedlot and sale barn. The property in question is owned by Glen Jochem, who owns the J and J  Horse and Pony Company. Hebro'... Read More