Nebraska's Best High School Speakers Compete at State Speech

KEARNEY, NE - High school students converged onto the University of Nebraska - Kearney Campus Thursday and Friday for the 2015 Nebraska State Speech Meet, hosted by the Nebraska Schools Activities Ass... Read More

Southeast District Health Department is inviting residents of Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and Richardson counties to participate in a community health assessment survey. The purpose of the survey is to identify community strengths and areas of i... Read More

In Senator Dan Watermeier’s weekly update, he says term limit extension was the main topic of debate by lawmakers.  Legislative Resolution 7 is a proposal for a constitutional amendment to increase term limit provisions, so that a state senator co... Read More

NORTH PLATTE -- A VH1 reality TV Star from New York and his brother found themselves behind bars in North Platte. On Tuesday David Emanuel was arrested for hashish possession and driving under suspension. David is known as Cesar and the star of... Read More

LINCOLN – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) has condemned the recent remarks made by Senator Ernie Chambers regarding law enforcement officials.         “Senator Chambers’ long history of bullying othe... Read More

PERU, Neb. -- Grand Island artist Nancy Fairbanks will demonstrate throwing pottery “on the wheel” March 30 through April 2 in the lower level of the A.V. Larsen building at Peru State. Fairbanks, originally from Auburn, will be joined by Peru... Read More

Jim Kuhn is among five applicants seeking nomination by Nebraska City Finance Commissioner Mindy Briley to be mayor. He said he entered his name for consideration because he wants to focus on Nebraska City’s future. Kuhn: “All commissioners... Read More

MADISON - A Norfolk man is headed to jail after being found guilty of terroristic threats and theft. Twenty-three year old Taylor Pass was sentenced to 20 to 48 months in prison in Madison County District Court Friday. Pass was arrested last Janua... Read More

Within 30 minutes of tickets going on sale Friday to his two Omaha concerts, Garth Brooks added four more shows. Brooks will now open the weekend with a show on Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. In addition to his 7 p.m. concerts on Friday, May 8 an... Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a southwest Iowa man's appeal of his conviction for robbery, carjacking, obstructing justice and witness tampering. The court notified 49-year-old Tiran Casteel Thursday it would not hear h... Read More

OMAHA (AP) -- Omaha police say a woman reported that she was gang-raped after a man she met on a smartphone dating app showed up to their date with his friends. Police say the 22-year-old woman met the man on Tinder and invited him to her apartmen... Read More