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Two more prison workers test positive for COVID-19 2020-06-02 22:15:00Two more employees with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services have tested positive for the coronavirus, Director Scott R. Frakes announced

Lincoln's visitors bureau offers new 'staycation' bingo game 2020-06-02 22:00:00Those wanting to participate can download a bingo card. They then take a one-day road trip to visit sites, snap a photo of the locations and fill thei

Protester talks about how kneeling with state trooper 2020-06-02 20:30:00Dupree Prentice said before both night's protests, he told a friend the goal should be to convince law enforcement to lay down their weapons and riot

Cindy Lange-Kubick: 'It’s wearing on you, when you’ve 2020-06-02 18:40:00Community leader John Harris talks about justice -- and the lack of justice -- for black Americans, its long history and the young people trying to ma

Lincoln law enforcement officers meet, take knee with 2020-06-02 17:00:00A new "Hold Cops Accountable" initiative is aimed at connecting black community leaders with law enforcement to create more just policing policies.

Editorial, 6/2: How can we each fight racism, 2020-06-02 08:00:00The change that will transform our society won’t happen in legislative or city council chambers. It may happen in our hearts and minds. But it m

Windstream looking to deploy signal boosters 2020-06-01 21:00:00The lease with Lincoln would allow the company to attach radios to a small number of city light poles for the test in the Scouts Western Sky subdivisi

Bars reopening -- or not -- after 3 2020-06-01 19:15:00“We’ve waited 80 days," said Pete Watters, owner of Lincoln's Zoo Bar. "We can wait a couple more.”

Black Hills to seek rate increase 2020-06-01 17:22:00Black Hills said the rate increase would vary based on customer and usage, but the average residential customer would see an increase of $4.46 a month

It's about to get really hot in Lincoln 2020-06-01 12:07:00The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the upper 80s to mid-90s in Lincoln for at least the next week, bringing us our first heat wave of

Pandemic's economic effects hitting LES, its customers 2020-06-01 08:00:00The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down numerous Lincoln businesses and put thousands of local residents out of work.

TierOne 10 years later: Looking back at Nebraska's 2020-06-01 00:00:00Shareholders lost hundreds of millions of dollars, employees lost their jobs and retirement savings, and three executives wound up going to prison, in

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Positive cases of coronavirus reported in Garden, Scotts 2020-06-04 00:15:00Cases of coronavirus continue to climb, with additional cases reported in Garden and Scotts Bluff counties Wednesday.

Courthouse, Jail Rocks easier to access after improvements 2020-06-04 00:15:00The road to Courthouse and Jail Rocks is looking a little different these days.Thanks to funding by the Morrill County Visitor’s Committee, the

Mitchell pool opens for summer 2020-06-04 00:00:00Today’s reopening of the Mitchell Pool brought community members together, while maintaining social distance.

Twin City Roofing gives over $26K to United 2020-06-03 23:45:00Terry and Paula Schank, owners of Twin City Roofing, pledged to donate $100 to the United Way of Western Nebraska for every roofing job they did from

Summer season ready to open on 18th Street 2020-06-02 23:00:00The Scottsbluff Farmers Market, a sure sign that summer has arrived, starts up again on Saturday, June 6 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the 18th Street Plaza in

Riverside Discovery Center reopens splash pad 2020-06-02 23:00:00Riverside Discovery Center’s splash pad reopened Monday, providing a popular summer attraction for kids of all ages.Riverside Discovery Center D

Nebraska Passport Program kicks off, features 11 Panhandle 2020-06-02 22:45:00On Monday, the Passport Program, which includes a number of western Nebraska stops, officially kicked off.The program, put on by Nebraska Tourism, enc

Legacy of the Plains Museum has reopened 2020-06-02 22:45:00GERING — Legacy of the Plains Museum has reopened its doors to all visitors. The museum has been closed since March 17 due to the COVID -19 Pand

10 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Scott 2020-06-02 22:30:00Ten new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Panhandle Public Health Department on Tuesday. All 10 are in Scotts Bluff County.

Test Nebraska adds testing site locations in Panhandle 2020-06-02 22:30:00LINCOLN, Neb. – Test Nebraska has added additional testing site locations this week.

Scotts Bluff County approves major 911 upgrade 2020-06-02 22:30:00With a unanimous vote of the Scotts County Board, the county will take a major step forward in allowing 911 dispatchers to provide more assistance whe

Scottsbluff pathway project moving forward 2020-06-02 17:00:00The Monument Valley Pathway North moved another step closer to completion when the Scottsbluff City Council approved a resolution naming a contractor

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Read the full articles of impeachment document here New! 2020-12-10 08:24:00Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, setting in motion a historic c

This is why you should never plug space New! 2020-11-21 10:24:00Everyone needs to be aware of this huge risk.

Alabama sheriff's office: 7 adults found dead in New! 2020-06-05 11:35:00Deputies who arrived to the scene for reports of a shooting had to put out a fire at the home first.

Pop-up storms Friday PM, hot and humid this New! 2020-06-05 11:26:00A few small storms are still possible late Friday southeast of the Omaha metro. Once that front lifts north tonight, rain chances go down, and tempera

Unemployment rate falls to 13.3%, US adds 2.5 New! 2020-06-05 11:26:00The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a

Dwayne Johnson calls for change in impassioned video New! 2020-06-05 11:21:00The actor stated in a video post on his social media channels that the United States is "crippled" and "on its knees begging to be heard and pleadi

COVID-19 UPDATE: 11 deaths, 387 new positive cases New! 2020-06-05 11:14:00The Iowa Department of Public Health reports the latest statistics on COVID-19 in real time.

Officials from Ohio theme park have filed a New! 2020-06-05 11:11:00Entertainment venues such as zoos, museums, movie theaters are allowed to reopen next week, but amusement parks are not included on the list.

Daughters use bucket truck to visit father, 93, New! 2020-06-05 11:00:00He also was able to see his grandchildren in England through FaceTime.

Singing police officer who took knee during protest New! 2020-06-05 10:32:00Boston Police Officer Kim Tavares is giving an old song some new meaning after social media trolls criticized her for taking a knee in solidarity with

National coronavirus updates: More than 1,000 deaths have New! 2020-06-05 10:19:00In a little over a week, Americans have gone from taking their first hesitant steps outside again to marching in tightly-packed crowds in cities all o

National updates: Some protests shift to memorializing Floyd New! 2020-06-05 10:18:00Many demonstrations were more subdued for a second night as marches Thursday turned into memorials for Floyd, who was the focus of a heartfelt tribute

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Sandhills Global's Latest Market Data Provide Actionable Insights New! 2020-06-05 10:52:00LINCOLN, Neb., June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With billions of dollars in used equipment, trucks, and trailers sold annually across its retail, auction,

Orphan Grain Train donating pork to food banks New! 2020-06-05 10:21:00Rising meat prices and lower supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with other ongoing economic issues, have caused a rush on some food banks

Tyson Fresh Meats donates money to four area New! 2020-06-05 10:19:00MADISON — Four nonprofit organizations in Northeast Nebraska now have a greater opportunity to assist those affected by COVID-19 in their commun

Norfolk’s J.C. Penney store to remain open New! 2020-06-05 10:17:00Norfolk’s J.C. Penney store is not among the initial 154 stores that will be closing in what the company is calling the first phase of its effor

George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with global New! 2020-06-05 10:13:00LONDON (AP) — When black men died at the hands of U.S. police in recent years, the news made international headlines. The name of George Floyd h

Less traffic has been a challenge New! 2020-06-05 10:07:00HADAR — Shell gas station manager Holly Cunningham wasn’t really surprised when she saw a decrease in traffic on Highway 81 just south of

‘There was nothing’ on Highway 20 New! 2020-06-05 10:01:00OSMOND — Pierce County Commissioner Jim Schmit of Osmond has been driving on Highway 20 in Northeast Nebraska for almost 50 years. Whether it&rs

US unemployment drops unexpectedly to a still-high 13.3% New! 2020-06-05 09:56:00WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Gr

With ‘Succession’ shut down, Brian Cox takes on New! 2020-06-05 09:52:00LONDON (AP) — “Succession” may be temporarily shut down, but star Brian Cox is still finding projects to keep him busy. Not that he&

Lincoln senator says recent events have shaken her New! 2020-06-05 07:00:00Lincoln Sen. Suzanne Geist took to Twitter this week to talk about the killing of George Floyd and racial inequality.

Nebraska City meatpacking plant bucks outbreak trend 2020-06-05 04:30:00There have been few if any cases of COVID-19 confirmed in workers at the Cargill plant in Nebraska City.

Watch Now: 'We won’t allow that foolishness in 2020-06-05 04:00:00“It was exactly what I think they wanted it to be -- peaceful,” the police chief said. “And I was grateful for that. They did it all