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Endangered Missing Advisory (Jade Nicole Sides) CANCELLED/LOCATED

The Endangered Missing Advisory activated to determine the whereabouts of Jade Nicole Sides, has been cancelled.The alert has b... continue reading
Omaha State News

Nebraska toddler hit and killed by truck driven by her father

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say an 18-month-old girl has died after being hit by a pickup truck driven by ... continue reading
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Nebraska launches virus aid program for tenants and landlords

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a federally funded aid program for renters and landlords who have lost income du... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Lancaster Co Sheriff IDs woman killed and man wounded in police shootout

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Nebraska have identified a Wyoming couple at the center of a police shootout ... continue reading
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Suspect Charged in Palisade Shooting Investigation

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — A McCook man has been charged with several felony counts following an inve... continue reading

Rush Limbaugh the voice of American conservatism has died

Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. His death Wednesday at the age of 7... continue reading
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Dog euthanized after Nebraska baby dies from head trauma

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska have euthanized a family dog they say caused the death of an 1... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska sees low temp records broken as Arctic air descends

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska saw a number of low-temperature records broken Monday as a polar vortex pushed Arctic air int... continue reading
Covid 19

Nebraska ranks 33rd in rate of administering virus shots

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ranks in the middle of the pack in the rate of administering coronavirus vaccines, but state ... continue reading
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Mid Plains Community College Rodeo Coach Garrett Nokes has passed away

Nebraska's all-around cowboy great Garrett Nokes has passed away at the age of 45.     Garrett was kicked in t... continue reading

US Attorney for Nebraska Joe Kelly submits resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, Joe Kelly, has submitted his resignation. Kelly announced his resignat... continue reading
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Nebraska virus hospitalizations at lowest level since October

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska has dropped to its lowest level sin... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Iowa official chosen as next director of Nebraska DOT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has chosen an Iowa state government official to serve as the next director of the... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska prison staffer arrested after giving inmate a phone

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prison employee was arrested after she admitted to investigators that she gave an inmate ... continue reading
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Ricketts voices concerns about new pharmacy vaccine program

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska should see at least 43 retail pharmacies participating in a new federal program to help provi... continue reading
Nebraska State News

2 killed in head on crash in south central Nebraska

RED CLOUD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska say two people were killed in a head-on crash near Red Cloud... continue reading
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McCook Public Schools Hires New Business Manager

School Board approved Jeff Gross contract to become business manager for McCook Public Schools.  Listen to the full interv... continue reading
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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 h... 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... 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 ... 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 insanit... 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, ... 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 afte... 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 assau... 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 f... continue reading