LINCOLN – Tomorrow is no ordinary Saturday. It's “Small Business Saturday”. Governor Pete Ricketts held a press conference at the State Capitol on Wednesday to  take part in “Small Business Saturday” this weekend.   As people st'... Read More

LINCOLN – Veterans in the state of Nebraska are eligible for free lifetime parking passes at Nebraska state parks. This is due to the recent passage of LB 770 by the state legislature. Senator Tim Gragert from Creighton introduced the bill. The '... Read More

LINCOLN – Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new online resource to connect nurses and nurse assistants with health care facilities in Nebraska that have staffing needs.   Dr. Gary Anthone, the State’s Chief Medical Officer, j'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts on Monday announced new Directed Health Measures (DHMs) that will take effect statewide on Wednesday, November 11th.  The measures are being implemented in response to rising hospitalizations across the state in an'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts says Dollar General Corporation plans to build a state-of-the-art distribution center in Blair.  The facility, which will include dual capabilities between the company’s dry and DG Fresh supply chain operations, '... Read More

WASHINGTON, DC – Agricultural producers in some Nebraska counties may be eligible for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. Producers in Banner, Box, Butte, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Madison, Morrill, Pierce, Platte, Scottsbluff, Sheridan and W'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts held a press briefing at the Capitol Thursday afternoon to provide updates on the State’s pandemic response.  As the virus continues to spread, he urged Nebraskans to avoid the “Three Cs”: 1) crowded places, '... Read More

NORFOLK – A commander with the Nebraska State Patrol suffered minor injuries following an early morning collision Monday = in a Nebraska community. According to a release from the NSP office, the vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle on High'... Read More

LINCOLN – Monday morning, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Pete Ricketts announced additional financial assistance for long-term care (LTC) facilities as they serve Nebraskans during the coronavirus pandemic.   Th'... 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