Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires in Canada into Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south. National Weather Service forecasters say ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - Country music artist, Jon Pardi will be celebrating the 4th of July in River Country. Pardi is the headliner for the Independence Day concert hosted by Three Hills Event Center in Nebraska City on Saturday. Pardi's single "Up ... Read More

SYRACUSE - An SUV rollover on Angle Road east of Syracuse sent two women to the hospital Saturday night. Brenda L. Miller, 52, of Lavista was driving a Toyota RV4 on the rock road less than a mile off of Highway 50 when the SUV left the roadway an... Read More

FREMONT - Senator Deb Fischer visited Fremont last week to meet and speak with Army Reserve soldiers as they prepared for deployment. Fischer spoke on how the brave men and women serving their country make tremendous sacrifices and face real dan... Read More

SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE - According to a press release from SCC, students who complete the Energy Generation Operations program at Southeast Community College can transfer those credits to Bismarck (N.D.) State College toward completion of a Bach... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - A medical emergency is blamed for an accident that closed a Highway 75 bridge near Plattsmouth Sunday. Cass County Sheriff Wm. Brueggemann says a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze driving by Marylin Morrison, 64, of Plattsmouth left the Hy-Vee ga... Read More

Outdated federal rules are hampering the deployment of high-speed Internet service to some of the nation’s most rural residents, a Federal Communications Commission regulator said Monday in Omaha. Backed by U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R- Neb., FCC co... Read More

It is almost county fair time in Nebraska but something will be missing this year. Due to the avian flu outbreak there is a ban on poultry. Brad Bennett is the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Educator for the Youth Livestock Program and ... Read More

Many Nebraskans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip. Mark Peterson, with AAA-Nebraska, says they’re predicting a big boost in Fourth of July travel. “AAA is projecting 41.9-mi... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska’s new director of economic development concluded a tour of Auburn, Falls City and Nebraska City Monday at Lied Lodge and Conference Center where she presented Nebraska City its re-certification for economic development. ... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska joined 11 other states Monday in filing a legal challenge to sweeping new federal water regulations. The regulations, which became final at the end of May, define which bodies of water fall under the 1972 Clean Water Act. ... Read More