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MPCC Honors Garrett Nokes With Presidents Award

MPCC honors Garrett Nokes with Presidents award during Mid Plains Community College graduation ceremony. Nokes was a coach for the Mid-Plains Commu... continue reading
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Nokes to receive MCC President’s Award

McCook native Garrett Nokes will be posthumously honored with a President’s Award at McCook Community College’s commencement ceremony M... continue reading
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McCook Was Named a 2020 Tree City USA

McCook, Nebraska, was named a 2020 Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.&... continue reading
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Two-Vehicle Crash Near Holdrege Claims Two Lives

APRIL 28, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a crash near Holdrege that claimed two lives and sent ... continue reading
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Nebraska governor declines to help house migrant children

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he has rejected a federal request to help house unaccompanied migrant children. The Rep... continue reading

Fonner Park Announces Casino Operator

KRGI News/Sports · Grand Island Casino Resort At Fonner Park     (Grand Island, NE) Elite Casino Resorts, of Riverside, IA ha... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska cities want mobile keno to compete with casinos

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cities that reap millions of dollars in tax revenue from keno bets are imploring Nebraska lawmakers to let people play the... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Man drives friend to hospital in front loader bucket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man could face several charges after allegedly driving his friend to a hospital in the bucket of a front-end ... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Former South Sioux City coach charged with abusing student

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Police have arrested a former South Sioux City High School assistant football coach on charges he sexually assaulted... continue reading
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Troopers Locate Missing Maine Juvenile

MARCH 24, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man after locating a missing M... continue reading
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Wanted Subject Arrested Following Standoff in Superior

MARCH 22, 2021 (SUPERIOR, NEB.)  — A wanted subject was arrested Sunday following a standoff at a residence in Superior. The operation b... continue reading
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McCook Police Officers Transported to Community Hospital

On March 20, 2021, officers with McCook Police Department were contacted by the Des Moines, IA Police Department and advised that they had tracked ... continue reading
Kearney State News

Police say woman and 2 children killed in Kearney house fire

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police in Kearney say a woman and two children have died in a house fire in the central Nebraska city. The Kearney Hub r... continue reading
Omaha State News

Omaha child care center reports covid cases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child care and preschool center in west Omaha has been closed after reporting more than 60 possible cases of COVID-19. T... continue reading
North Platte State News

Plans unveiled for nearly $300 million beef processing plant

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Plans have been unveiled for a nearly $300 million beef packing plant that would employ 875 people in western Nebra... continue reading
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Two Arrested as Child Abuse Investigation Continues

MARCH 19, 2021 (BRIDGEPORT, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Morrill County Sheriff’s Offic... continue reading
Omaha State News

Omaha officer shot critically injured at shopping mall

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says a police officer was shot and critically injured at the Westroads Mall.. The chief... continue reading
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Nebraska confirms more cases of virus variants in the state

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials continue to identify more cases of different variants of the coronavirus in the state. The state... continue reading
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Kearney man gets jail time for fatally beating and stabbing dog

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Kearney man has been sentenced to a year in jail for brutally beating and stabbing his dog to death before burying the... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska bill to permanently allow carry out booze advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An emergency order that lets Nebraska restaurants offer carry-out alcohol could become a permanent state law under a mea... continue reading
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2 men arrested after 770 pounds of marijuana found in van

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Two California men were arrested Wednesday after Nebraska State Patrol troopers found 770 pounds of marijuana in the carg... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Police investigating after man found dead in Lincoln home

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man who was found inside a Lincoln home as a homicide. Officers were... continue reading
Covid 19

Nebraska administered nearly 87,000 vaccine doses last week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials administered nearly 87,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines last week as the state worked to distri... continue reading

Andy Hoffman Co Founder of Team Jack passes away

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) — The father of the young cancer patient who captured the hearts of college football fans when he ran for a touchdown in ... continue reading
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Pursuit and Manhunt Leads to Arrest in Dawson County

MARCH 1, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Of... continue reading