Nebraska State Patrol Recognized for Highway Safety Efforts

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has selected the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) as its 2014 National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) award recipient for State Police/Highway Pat... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's insurance company is asking a judge to declare that it has no duty to pay any award made against the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees in a lawsuit over the 2010 disappearance of a Peru State College student whos... Read More

Volunteers with the newly created Sidney Endowment Fund have set a donation goal of $10,000 before Dec. 20. Sidney Mayor Paul Hutt gathered the Sidney Hometown Pride Committee and Save the Pool Committee to meet with Dennis Nissen of the Omaha Com... Read More

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - A longtime manufacturing company in Beatrice is back in business after shuttering its operations three years ago. The Dempster Industries factory closed in late 2011, but is now under new management. Dempster president Ryan M... Read More

Southeast Nebraska Community Action is taking appointments to assist  households who need to enroll in  health care plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The deadline to enroll online through HealthCare.org is Dec. 15 and open enrollme... Read More

A workshop in Auburn will allow farmers to use a web based tool called a Fieldprint Calculator that helps growers to establish benchmark data on a field and more. The hands-on workshop will also allow participating growers to take home documentati... Read More

A hunter has killed a mountain lion in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says in a news release that the 89-pound female was killed on Monday morning. It's the second mountain lion killed in what's called t... Read More

An opportunity for area schools to perform will be held on Saturday Nov. 22. Schools performing throughout the day include Beatrice, Johnson-Brock, Conestoga, Nebraska Lutheran, Tri County and Weeping Water. Pawnee City will start off the day p... Read More

Cass County petitioners are putting some dollars behind the idea of perpetual cemetery care. Responding to a citizens' petition drive, the Cass County commissioners established the borders for the new East Cass Pioneer Cemetery District. The bo... Read More

The Falls City City Council met Monday Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Many items on the agenda were approved including adding an additional generation unit at the power plant. The hiring of a full time laborer for the street department was also approved. ... Read More

Fremont County Supervisor Bart Bartholomew called off a recount of the Nov. 4 general election on Wednesday, conceding victory  to former supervisor Earl Hendrickson for his seat. Hendrickson finished with 16 more votes than Bartholomew, so a han... Read More