Boone County Man Found Guilty in Cattle Theft Case

NELIGH - A Boone County man will be sentenced early next year to helping in the theft of dozens of head of cattle from an Antelope County farm. Twenty-seven year old Benjamin Johnson, of St. Edward... Read More

Peru State College students have scheduled a Project Linus workday at campus on Dec. 1 to make blankets for the needy. The college's PILOT Club, which stands for Peru Individual Leaders of Today, gathers  cloth fragments each year and asks studen... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb.--- Today, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Gerry Oligmueller as State Budget Administrator and Lauren Kintner as Policy Director and General Counsel. “Gerry and Lauren possess vast knowledge about ... Read More

A small plane made an emergency landing without the use of landing gear at the Crete Airport Tuesday. According to Saline County Emergency Management the pilot of the small plane carrying two people called in the emergency around noon when the landi... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say livestock have been quarantined on two north-central Nebraska farms following diagnoses of a disease that can hamper an animal's ability to eat and drink. The Nebraska Agriculture Department said in a news re... Read More

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) -- A western Nebraska woman has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to repay the nearly $12,000 she stole from a youth soccer club. A Box Butte County judge sentenced 30-year-old Erin Merrill on Monday. She was ... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has welcomed the birth of a white-handed gibbon. Zoo officials say the baby was born on Nov. 11 and is on display at the facility's Lied Jungle indoor rainforest. The gibbon's gender is unk... Read More

One person is dead after a house fire ignited early Tuesday morning. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports that the owner of the home, William Daniel, 66, was unable to exit the residence and died in the fire. The Fremont County Sheriff's Of... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Monday, Attorney General Jon Bruning and Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly discussed the investigation of the Nebraska Department of Corrections. “The level of incompetence we’ve seen from the Legal Department at Corrections ... Read More

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests. St. Louis County Polic... Read More

Superintendent Tom Hinrichs and school patrons told a crowd of about 70 people Monday that  a yes vote on Dec. 2 in favor of merging  the Farragut and Hamburg school districts would be a starting point toward a lasting school system. Julie Mount... Read More