AUBURN – Ariens Co. told its employees Thursday that a company restructuring plan includes the closing of the Auburn plant this fall. Auburn City Administrator Kim Beger said local officials are working with the Nebraska Department of Economic D'... Read More

LINCOLN — For five years, opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline and members of the Ponca Indian Tribe have sown native tribal corn in the path of the controversial project as a form of resistance. Now they’ve planted another potentia'... Read More

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the attempt by an anti-death penalty group to request a delay in scheduling the state’s first execution in 21 years. In a related development this week, State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha launc'... Read More

Omaha Public Power District says it is experiencing an increase in the number of scam phone call reports from customers. Some of the scammers may use “spoofing” technology, with the caller identification appearing to show a legitimat'... Read More

WASHINGTON — The troubled 2018 farm bill took an important step forward Wednesday and is now on its way to the Senate floor, where it could be considered as early as next week. The Senate’s farm bill represents a bipartisan re-upping'... Read More

A Manley, Nebraska, man pleaded guilty Monday to attempted sexual assault of a child in exchange for a promise by Cass County prosecutors not to seek more than a 15-year in prison sentence. Terry L. Fritsch Jr., 42, changed his plea to guilty '... Read More

WEST POINT - A Wisner family wakes up to an intruder and quickly take action. Police say, on the 24th of May, Jaben Sateren broke into a home in Cuming County. The break-in was anything, but typical. That's because he was not wearing any cl'... Read More

COLUMBUS --  One week after Jorje Robledo allegedly shot Columbus Sgt. Brad Wangler he remains in an Omaha hospital but no charges have been filed against him by the Platte County Attorney. The decision of what to charge and when may have more t'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska Director of Agriculture Steve Wellman offered Rotarians Wednesday a positive outlook on livestock production in the state. Wellman, who was working on his family’s pioneer farm near Syracuse seven months ago when Gov. '... Read More

MONOWI -- Arby's is promoting its change to Coke in the Nation's smallest town. A company spokesman confirmed Wednesday that Arby's aim is to create the 'World's Biggest Ad' in America's smallest town.  That ad is a sign which reads "Arby's Now Has '... Read More

A Bellevue photographer teared up and his shoulders slumped Wednesday as a Sarpy County district judge sentenced him to prison for making and possessing child pornography. Moments earlier, the attorney for 37-year-old Jay Samudio had tried to pers'... Read More

WASHINGTON — Sens. Deb Fischer and Joni Ernst are friends and colleagues who represent neighboring farm states. And now they’re seeking the same position in Senate Republican leadership, according to a report published Wednesday by '... Read More

A southwest Iowa post office has temporarily closed after it sustained "catastrophic damage'' during Monday's strong thunderstorms. Postal officials said there was no timetable for when the office in Sidney would reopen. All operation'... Read More

Police were investigating an incident in which a motorist on Lincoln’s main thoroughfare was hit with pepper spray. Police said a 23-year-old man was heading west on O Street near 33rd Street about 1 a.m. Sunday when he spotted a red F'... Read More