NRA backs John Murante in Nebraska state treasurer's race, also endorses Ricketts and Evnen

Omaha mayoral challenger Taylor Royal tried to outflank State Sen. John Murante on gun rights in the race for Nebraska state treasurer. But the National Rifle Association sided Wednesday ... Read More

Wet fall, chilly spring lessen threats of drought in Nebraska despite worries elsewhere

Despite national worries about intensifying drought in the south-central and southwest U.S., climatologists say there is no immediate threat of drought spreading into Nebraska. That said, southern Nebraska is the area of the state at gre... Read More

6 people apply to be on Nebraska Supreme Court

LINCOLN — A Douglas County District Court judge is among six applicants to replace Judge John Wright on the Nebraska Supreme Court. Wright, the senior member of the court, died in March after a long fight with cancer. He served 24 years on th... Read More

Long Lost Soldier is Finally Laid to Rest

After 67 years Sgt. First Class Milton Beed returned home to be buried next to his family. Beed, who was killed in the Korean war could not be identified until recently through DNA testing. His death and the unknowing surrounding it was somethi... Read More

Brickstone Bed and Breakfast Joins Chamber

BROKEN BOW—A home away from home, the Brickstone Bed and Breakfast joined the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday afternoon. A ribbon cutting took place next to the newly renovated pool area, complete with a diving board and a patio, fire pit... Read More

Ramada Burglar Sentenced to Over a Decade in Prison

COLUMBUS - The Ramada burglar will be spending over a decade in prison after being sentenced in multiple cases. Jonathan Mally, 33, was sentenced to a minimum of 12 years and a maximum of 18 years in prison for a burglary back in October of 2017, ... Read More

Tree Planted After Local 4th Grader Wins Contest, Drawing will be Feature on Billboard

COLUMBUS - A tree was planted at Lost Creek Elementary School, after a local 4th Grader won a drawing contest for the 811 dig hotline. Kyrstyn Long, as well as  the rest of her class and 8-11 year olds across the state,  submitted posters for th... Read More

Fleeing Suspects Hit K9 Unit With Barrage Of Gunfire

SIDNEY – Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said deputies were the target of an attempted murder Wednesday from a fleeing suspect. Tabor police alerted deputies to a fleeing vehicle that was the source of shots fired near the Fremont-Mills Hi... Read More

Felony Dropped in Kunes Case

DAVID CITY - A man was sentenced to probation after his felony charge was dropped in Butler County. Court documents say Jason Kunes, 41, of Columbus was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor criminal mischief, wh... Read More

Family Advocacy Network Opens Custer County Office

BROKEN BOW—The Family Advocacy Network (FAN) has been welcomed to Broken Bow with a chamber of commerce ribbon cutting taking place on Tuesday afternoon. The Kearney-based operation opened a satellite office in Custer County to serve local children... Read More

Man Dies After Becoming Trapped in Grain Bin

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) — A 68-year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in northern Nebraska. Firefighters, medics and Holt County sheriff's deputies were sent Thursday afternoon to a property near Atkinson. They eventually freed ... Read More