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Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Recognizing Emergency Responders

May 18, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

  Recent severe weather and wildfire disasters in Nebraska’s Third District have highlighted the critical role the Americans who serve ...
Department of Justice

Impersonation Scam Using US Attorney’s Office Information

May 17, 2024 / DOJ

United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Nebraska has become aware of an Impersonation Scam u...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Fair Elections Are at Risk If We Don’t Stop Counting Illegal Aliens in the Census

May 17, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

In the last year, President Biden has allowed 1.2 million illegal aliens into our country through parole. For comparison, the Obama and Trump admin...
UNL Soil Judging Team takes home runner-up award at the National Soil Judging Contest

UNL Soil Judging Team takes home runner-up award at the National Soil Judging Contest

May 17, 2024 / Emily Eilers | IANR Communications

Lincoln, Neb. May 17, 2024 —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Soil Judging team took home six awards this year from the National Soil Judgin...
Don't Strike Out With Extra Traffic

Don't Strike Out With Extra Traffic

May 17, 2024 / NDOT

May 17, 2024 (Omaha, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is pitching suggested routes and traffic reminders for vis...
Nebraska Department of Labor

Nebraska's April 2024 Unemployment Rate is 2.5 Percent

May 17, 2024 / Department of Labor

The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for April 2024 is 2.5 percent, seasonal...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy in Negative Territory Again

May 17, 2024 / Creighton University

May 2024 Survey Results at a Glance:-For a ninth straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index sank below growth neutral.-The farmland price i...
GI Man Arrested for Terroristic Threats

GI Man Arrested for Terroristic Threats

May 17, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/17/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
CHI Health

Good Samaritan once again earns an ‘A’ for patient safety– One of only three hospitals in the state

May 17, 2024 / Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist, CHI

KEARNEY, NE – CHI Health Good Samaritan once again earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonpro...
Nebraska Businesses Encouraged to Offer Youth Apprenticeship Programs

Nebraska Businesses Encouraged to Offer Youth Apprenticeship Programs

May 17, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) invites businesses across Nebraska to join a growing group of employers providing youth Registere...
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Jeff Gilberton Makes His Final GIPS Community Connection AppearanceAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 16, 2024 / KRGI News

Jeff Gilbertson is retiring as principal of Grand Island Senior High. He visited with Brian Gallagher about this senior class, the academy system, ...
Tom Briese State Treasurer

State Treasurer Visits Tri-CitiesAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 16, 2024 / KRGI News

Nebraska State Treasurer Tom Briese visited Grand Island, Hastings, and Kearney  to highlight the importance of saving for college. The treasu...
North Platte State News

Lincoln County Shooting Suspect Arrested

May 16, 2024 / Lincoln County Sheriff

On 5-15-2004 Lincoln County Deputies were dispatched to 510 Linden Street in Sutherland.  This is the home of Victor Finley.  He reported...
Jim Pillen 2024

UPDATED TIME Gov. Pillen Hosting Second Property Tax Town Hall in Grand Island

May 16, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen will host his second town hall focused on fixing Nebraska's property tax crisis on Friday, May 17 in Grand ...
Jeffrey Harrison, MD, chair of the UNMC Department of Family Medicine and principal investigator of the AHEC grant

Health Care Workforce Report Highlights Challenges, Accomplishments

May 16, 2024 / UNMC

The “2023 Status of the Nebraska Healthcare Workforce” report, commissioned and funded by the Office of Rural Health Initiatives at the...
Local Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Grants

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Grants

May 16, 2024 / NDOT

The Grand Island Police Department was awarded $7,729.76 from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety to be part of the statewide “MAKE IT CLIC...
Hastings College

Hastings College Commencement Saturday

May 16, 2024 / Michael Howie Hastings College

The 138th Hastings College Commencement is this Saturday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. at Lynn Farrell Arena (800 E. 12th St.) on campus.  During th...
City of Kearney

Kearney Park Splash Pads to Open

May 16, 2024 / City of Kearney

Kearney Park and Recreation Officials have announced that the Kearney Park Splash Pads at East Brooke, Pioneer, Collins, Dryden, and Yanney Pa...
City of Kearney

Kearney Cemetery Decorations to be Removed

May 16, 2024 / City of Kearney

City of Kearney Cemetery officials are requesting that all decorations not in permanent type vases and placed on graves be removed by Sunday, ...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

April Traffic Fatality Toll

May 16, 2024 / NDOT

  May 15, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of April 2024, twenty-three people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska ro...
DUI Arrest Grand Island Police

GI Police Report

May 16, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/16/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Burglary at Kearney Powersports – 10 dirt bikes stolen

May 15, 2024 / Kearney Police Department

(Kearney, NE) - The Kearney Police Department is currently investigating a burglary which occurred at Kearney Powersports, 511 2nd Avenue south, on...
Alyssa Bourbon

Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates GraduationAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 15, 2024 / KRGI News

The Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court Celebrated the graduation of Navy Veteran Alyssa Bourbon from the program.   District Judge...
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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15, 2024 / Pre

LINCOLN, NE - Governor Jim Pillen, in accordance with a request from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at...
Nebraska State Patrol logo.

NSP Announces April Results of Alcohol Compliance Checks

May 15, 2024 / NSP

MAY 14, 2024 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted numerous alcohol compliance checks in April....