Troopers find marijuana falling from trailer

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) discovered more than 120 pounds of marijuana hidden in a trailer after receiving a report from the public that packages were falling... Read More

With mountain lion population estimates up, hunting season could return to Nebraska’s Pine Ridge

MAHONEY STATE PARK, Neb. — A hunting season for mountain lions in Nebraska’s Pine Ridge could return soon, based on a new population estimate for the big cats. There were an estimated 59 adult and kitten mountain lions in the rugged ... Read More

Conservation officers honored at Nebraska Game and Parks meeting

MAHONEY STATE PARK, Neb. — Nebraska Game and Parks commissioners established a new buck permit, distributed a few millions of dollars for playgrounds and trails, and heard about progress in improving the state’s pheasant habitat. The... Read More

Boilers, breezes, and bitter cold temps drive business decisions

Columbus, Neb. – “Bitter, freezing cold.” That’s how some weather forecasters described the stretch of winter weather which blanketed Nebraska in mid-January. Even more frigid temps and icy conditions could return after the past few days of t... Read More

Nebraska proposal would put medical marijuana on 2018 ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November. Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln introduced a proposed constitutional amendment Thursday... Read More

Gov't Shutdown Hits Nebraska Senate Race—Sort of

Omaha, NE.—Washington finger-pointing over the government shutdown is alive and well in the Nebraska Senate race, or not. Incumbent Republican Deb Fischer who says she's "disappointed" with the closing is on the receiving end of the political bl... Read More

US government shuts down as Congress fails to pass spending bill

The White House says it will not negotiate with the Democrats on immigration until the end of the federal government shutdown. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement that, "We will not negotiate the status of unlawf... Read More

Gabel Says Industrial Hemp Is Solution To Nebraska Tax Issues

NEBRASKA CITY – Republican governor candidate Krystal Gabel says the legalization of industrial hemp is the solution to Nebraska’s tax issues. She said establishing hemp as an agricultural economy will provide sustainable economic benefit, com... Read More

Columbus Man Accused of Shooting at Gun at House, Given Prison for Gun and DUI Charges

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man, accused of shooting an illegally owned gun at a house, was given several years in prison for gun and DUI convictions Friday. 62-year-old James Chollar was given 3-4 years in prison for owning a gun as a felon and o... Read More

Columbus Man Gets Prison for Meth-Related Conviction

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man originally accused of dealing meth, was given a prison term for possessing the drug on Friday. 33-year-old Jimmy Tabbytosavit was given 18 months in prison by Judge Robert Steinke. Records say an informant bought... Read More

Genoa Woman Jailed for Meth, After Damaging Property

COLUMBUS - A woman is facing meth charges, after reports that she was destroying property at a Genoa residence. Angela Stines, 41, was arrested on January 12th, after a Genoa resident said Stines was high on meth and breaking items inside their ho... Read More