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Mid-Plains Community College head rodeo coach Garrett Nokes sustained a head injury

Mid-Plains Community College head rodeo coach Garrett Nokes sustained a head injury from a horse after returning to his home after rodeo prac... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Broken Bow accountant accused of theft from booster club

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Broken Bow accountant has agreed to turn herself in on theft charges — as soon as she's relea... continue reading
Covid 19

Nebraska will receive 21% more vaccine doses this week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will receive 21% more doses of coronavirus vaccines this week as the state continues to work to speed up distribu... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Man found not responsible for burning down Nebraska church

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a man accused of burning down a Nebraska church is not responsible by reason of insanity. Forty-year-old Ma... continue reading
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Madison County Fugitive Arrested in Montana

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 (NORFOLK, NEB.)  — A suspect, wanted on an arrest warrant connected to a traffic stop last summer, has been arrested in... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Two after Pursuit near North Platte

FEBRUARY 3, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after a pursuit that end... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Lincoln officer resigns ahead of being charged with assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Lincoln police officer resigned days before he was charged with third-degree assault for allegedly pus... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Creighton University plans to build medical school facility

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University has unveiled a plan to build a $75 million medical school facility, much of the funding for which wil... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Meatpacking firms encouraging workers to get virus vaccine

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Meatpacking companies and public health officials are trying to overcome any reluctance workers may have about coronavirus... continue reading
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Senator pitches commission to study Nebraska K 12 funding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is urging her colleagues to create a state commission to study how to pay for K-12 public schools, a... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska fire kills 48 cats at home that doubled as shelter

CHAPPELL, Neb. (AP) — At least 48 cats have been killed in a fire at a western Nebraska house that doubled as an animal shelter. The fire las... continue reading
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Oregon Man Arrested after Fighting Trooper during Traffic Stop

JANUARY 29, 2021 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested an Oregon man after he fought with a trooper du... continue reading
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Troopers Find 60 LBs of Marijuana in I80 Traffic Stop

JANUARY 28, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California man after locating 60 ... continue reading
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Nebraska unemployment rate still lowest nationwide

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s unemployment held steady last month at 3% and the state is tied with South Dakota for the nation’... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Burglary suspect caught after getting stuck in snow

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man was arrested in a burglary after getting stuck in the snow outside the victim’s home. Lancaster Cou... continue reading
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I80 Crash near North Platte Claims One Life

JANUARY 26, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — One person was killed in a crash this morning on Interstate 80 near North Platte. The cras... continue reading