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State Chamber of Commerce president speaks on EPIC proposal
State Chamber of Commerce president speaks on EPIC proposal

The EPIC proposal proposes reducing or eliminating many taxes in Nebraska in exchange for a consumption tax. The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce addressed concerns with the proposal today.

Teen arrested in connection to forgery investigation in Omaha

Teen arrested in connection to forgery investigation in Omaha

A search warrant was used by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and evidence was found in connection to an ongoing, large scale forgery ring in the metro area.

Search warrant of Fairbury leads to arrest of two

Search warrant of Fairbury leads to arrest of two

Officers find drugs in the residence and arrest two individuals on several drug and weapon charges.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Two individuals were booked on multiple drug charges

Grand Island Police K-9 tracks one teen, other man gets away in attempted burglary

Grand Island Police K-9 tracks one teen, other man gets away in attempted burglary

A Grand Island teen is behind bars thanks in part to the work of a police K-9 unit.

Sidney school district considering closing North Elementary, ending in-town bus services amid state funding cuts

Sidney school district considering closing North Elementary, ending in-town bus services amid state funding cuts

Sidney School District Superintendent Andrew Farber announced it is facing significant loss in funding, laying at least part of the credit to Nebraska's school funding formula.

Promoting Black Excellence: New UNK honor society focuses on representation, recognition

Promoting Black Excellence: New UNK honor society focuses on representation, recognition

You’ve probably never heard of the Upsilon Eta Upsilon Honor Society for Black Excellence. One year ago, it didn’t exist on any college or university campus.

Nebraska’s evicted public housing tenants often face another hurdle: The debt collector

Nebraska’s evicted public housing tenants often face another hurdle: The debt collector

When Omaha’s public housing agency evicts tenants for unpaid rent, it routinely sends them to collections. Other housing agencies in Nebraska also do this, though far less frequently.

Power play: Project meant to move power through Nebraska Sandhills, across US stalls – for 12 years

Power play: Project meant to move power through Nebraska Sandhills, across US stalls – for 12 years

A proposed power line through the Nebraska Sandhills was meant to make the U.S. power grid more reliable.

Kimball man arrested following domestic assault call

Kimball man arrested following domestic assault call

A Kimball man was taken into custody February 22 following a reported domestic assault.

Blue Springs man draws prison sentence for relationship with 15-year-old

Blue Springs man draws prison sentence for relationship with 15-year-old

More serious sexual assault charges dismissed in the case

Bacon town hall finds Trump front and center

Bacon town hall finds Trump front and center

Joe Jordan, NCN: “Do you really think you could win in the primary if you didn't support President Trump?”

Rep. Don Bacon: “You know I'm just trying to be myself, be candid."

New officers elected on Gage County Planning and Zoning Commission

New officers elected on Gage County Planning and Zoning Commission

Top leadership position changes, for 2024

Preliminary okay given to milling project to process white sorghum into flour

Preliminary okay given to milling project to process white sorghum into flour

Operation would focus on producing gluten-free products

Grill explosion triggers fire, at Woodland Avenue home

Grill explosion triggers fire, at Woodland Avenue home

Minor damage done....no injuries reported

SCC to increase tuition and student activities fees by $1 for 2024-2025 academic year

SCC to increase tuition and student activities fees by $1 for 2024-2025 academic year

The Southeast Community College Board of Governors approved a $1 per credit hour increase in the tuition rate and a $1 per credit hour increase in student activities fee for the 2024-2025 academic year during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

Man sentenced for crashing into Omaha golf course clubhouse

Man sentenced for crashing into Omaha golf course clubhouse

A driver responsible for causing serious damage to a building at a golf course in Omaha was sentenced in court Thursday.

Metal shop owner accused of swindling thousands from customers in eastern Nebraska

Metal shop owner accused of swindling thousands from customers in eastern Nebraska

A metal shop owner in Washington County is accused of swindling customers of thousands of dollars after not making good on ordered truck beds.

Columbus Area Children's Museum opens its doors to the public

Columbus Area Children's Museum opens its doors to the public

After beginning plans in 2020, the Columbus Children’s Museum opened its doors to an audience they hope to see throughout the upcoming months and years…over 100 children from the community.

The Elston House: from pottery to PlayStation ... and more

The Elston House: from pottery to PlayStation ... and more

Matt and Sarah Elston are a few months away from opening their new business -- Elston House -- in downtown Sidney. It is a makerspace business that caters to artists and the creative mind.

Entertainment venue with several activities announced for Grand Island's Conestoga Marketplace

Entertainment venue with several activities announced for Grand Island's Conestoga Marketplace

A new entertainment destination has been unveiled for a central Nebraska mall that’s under construction. 

Investigators believe suspect entered Bloomfield bowling alley planning to kill two men

Investigators believe suspect entered Bloomfield bowling alley planning to kill two men

Authorities believe the Nebraska man accused of murdering two people in a small-town bowling alley entered the business planning to kill the men according to court documents.

Bill would require Nebraskans to verify their age to peruse porn

Bill would require Nebraskans to verify their age to peruse porn

A Nebraska legislative committee heard testimony Wednesday over a bill that would limit young people’s access to online porn by verifying a user is at least 18 years old.

Actors, producers and screenwriters testify for bill to lure movie/TV productions to Nebraska

Actors, producers and screenwriters testify for bill to lure movie/TV productions to Nebraska

Nebraska could become the next “Y’allywood” with the right tax incentives for film and television production, a committee of state legislators was told Wednesday.

St. Jude 2024 Radiothon kicks off with US92

St. Jude 2024 Radiothon kicks off with US92

A mission to raise money for children battling cancer is underway in Norfolk.

Missing inmate arrested in Arkansas

Missing inmate arrested in Arkansas

An inmate that went missing at the beginning of February was found and arrested in Arkansas.

KC shooting reignites 'good guy with a gun' debate in Nebraska

KC shooting reignites 'good guy with a gun' debate in Nebraska

As the investigation continues authorities have detained two juveniles, charged two adults with second degree murder and tell us more arrests are possible as police "have recovered several firearms."

New retail life for a classic Beatrice Building

New retail life for a classic Beatrice Building

Zoellner Design Company opened this month, in the historic Lang Building

Clouse running on experience in race to represent Kearney-area in unicameral

Clouse running on experience in race to represent Kearney-area in unicameral

Kearney’s mayor is making his experience and ability to listen the cornerstones of his campaign for state legislature.

Kearney school board picks Barth to fill vacant post

Kearney school board picks Barth to fill vacant post

A woman with experience as a business owner and with local nonprofit boards will be the newest member of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education.

Two Haymarket businesses team up for coffee beer drink

Two Haymarket businesses team up for coffee beer drink

Empyrean Brewing Company and The Mill Coffee and Tea are staples in the Haymarket community. Now, they’ve combined forces to create a new craft beer called the ‘Cold Brew Cream Ale’.

2024 St. Paddy's Day Party will support domestic abuse program

2024 St. Paddy's Day Party will support domestic abuse program

This year's St. Paddy's Day celebration in partnership with The Rock will benefit The Loya Project. The Loya Project supports domestic violence and sexual assault programs and recognizes women who are survivors.

Lincoln man sentenced to decades in prison for attempting to entice 13-year-old girl

Lincoln man sentenced to decades in prison for attempting to entice 13-year-old girl

A Lincoln man will spend decades in prison after trying to entice an investigator posing as a 13-year-old girl in Grand Island.

Deputy working as Elkhorn school resource officer charged with sexual assault of student

Deputy working as Elkhorn school resource officer charged with sexual assault of student

A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy has been criminally charged after being accused of “inappropriate conduct” with a 16-year-old.

Victims identified, still no motive after double-homicide

Victims identified, still no motive after double-homicide

A small community in northeast Nebraska was rocked by a double murder and the motive behind it is still not clear following a press conference on Wednesday morning.

Nebraska property tax reform presents challenges for county officials

Nebraska property tax reform presents challenges for county officials

The Nebraska Legislature is looking to continue the drive for Nebraska Property Tax reform, but it is putting county officials in tough situations. 

Kansas man accused of decades-old sexual assaults of then-Nebraska teen

Kansas man accused of decades-old sexual assaults of then-Nebraska teen

A Kansas man is accused of sexually assaulting a Nebraska teen on multiple occasions over 20 years ago.

Southeast Community College sets tuition, approves new faculty contract

Southeast Community College sets tuition, approves new faculty contract

Governing board also approves Milford Campus property purchase

Grand Island Police arrest two men for sex trafficking of a minor in separate cases

Grand Island Police arrest two men for sex trafficking of a minor in separate cases

Two men in central Nebraska are behind bars after being charged with sex offenses.

Salvation Army launches first ever boys and girls club in Norfolk

Salvation Army launches first ever boys and girls club in Norfolk

The Salvation Army of Norfolk has launched it's first ever boys and girls club.

Norfolk gets update on Parks Master Plan

Norfolk gets update on Parks Master Plan

The city of Norfolk got an update on a Parks Master Plan which aims to meet community park needs over the next ten years.

Original fireworks compromise remains, before Beatrice City Council

Original fireworks compromise remains, before Beatrice City Council

One more vote on a six-day period needed, before new ordinance is finalized

33rd Annual Spring Expo

33rd Annual Spring Expo

987 The Big Boy and Cheyenne County Country welcome you to the 33rd Annual Flood Communications Spring Expo, presented by Sutton Home Gallery, on April 13-14 at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds in Sidney.

Emerald Ash Borer located in Lincoln County

Emerald Ash Borer located in Lincoln County

The North Platte Tree Board has reported that Emerald Ash Borer has been found within Lincoln County.

NSP releases additional information on Bloomfield double-homicide

NSP releases additional information on Bloomfield double-homicide

The Nebraska State Patrol has released the names of the suspects in Bloomfield's double-homicide. 

Schaardt announces campaign for state Legislature

Schaardt announces campaign for state Legislature

Table Rock Republican files for seat to be vacated by Julie Slama

Table Rock businessman seeking Nebraska Legislature's 1st District seat

Table Rock businessman seeking Nebraska Legislature's 1st District seat

New candidate filing deadline is approaching, March 1st

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

LINCOLN, NEB. — A state congressman is touting Nebraska as the best place in the country for law enforcement officers to live, and he's putting together a recruitment plan in the hopes of filling the state's current shortage. 

Flock cameras lead Kearney Police to arrest man for stolen vehicle, six total charges

Flock cameras lead Kearney Police to arrest man for stolen vehicle, six total charges

A Chicago man is behind bars on several charges thanks in part to automated license plate readers in Kearney.

NSP investigates alleged double-homicide in Bloomfield

NSP investigates alleged double-homicide in Bloomfield

The Nebraska State Patrol says they are investigating an alleged double-homicide that happened in Bloomfield Tuesday morning. 

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomes fifth elephant calf

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomes fifth elephant calf

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium announced Tuesday it has welcomed another addition to the family.

Cozad man charged with 2 counts of felony child abuse

Cozad man charged with 2 counts of felony child abuse

A Cozad man faces two counts of felony child abuse charges after police said he seriously injured a two-month-old.

Disposition on seized horses, delayed until March in Gage County investigation

Disposition on seized horses, delayed until March in Gage County investigation

Animals have been in good health, since being placed at Epona Horse Rescue

Focus of economic developers changing in Nebraska

Focus of economic developers changing in Nebraska

Chiildcare and housing needs coming to the forefront of economic development in Nebraska

Stanton County Commissioners say no to CO2 pipeline

Stanton County Commissioners say no to CO2 pipeline

An over 2000-mile carbon pipeline will have to regroup after an eight-and-a-half-mile stretch was denied in Stanton County by the county commissioners on Tuesday.

Norfolk man dies in Douglas County accident on Sunday

Norfolk man dies in Douglas County accident on Sunday

A man from Norfolk died from a Sunday collision in Douglas County.

Availability, cost...key concerns in Beatrice area housing

Availability, cost...key concerns in Beatrice area housing

Shortage of houses, high rent cost among the issues facing local residents

Commissioners approve promotions grant

Commissioners approve promotions grant

Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities is coming to Sidney. The two-day event is scheduled for May 1-2. It is an opportunity for local, regional and national speakers to talk on how they found success.

Metro school officials hope 2nd time is the charm after 2022 bond issue defeat

Metro school officials hope 2nd time is the charm after 2022 bond issue defeat

67 percent of the voters in Bennington voted against the bond issue

State Sen. Hardin's bill focuses on missile facility safety

State Sen. Hardin's bill focuses on missile facility safety

On February 12, Sen. Brian Hardin's LB 1120 had its public hearing in the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee. The bill deals with making sure land around missile facilities is not purchased by enemies of the United States.

Police share advice for what to do when getting fake police call

Police share advice for what to do when getting fake police call

Officers in Nebraska share what to pay attention to if you think someone is pretending to be law enforcement over the phone.

New polling finds 70% support for legalizing medical cannabis

New polling finds 70% support for legalizing medical cannabis

New polling found that 70% of respondents are ready to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska and that a majority of those responding want to approve a novel alternative to property, sales and income taxes.

Blizzard frequency in the U.S. may decrease in the future

Blizzard frequency in the U.S. may decrease in the future

A unique study from The University of Nebraska- Lincoln Assistant Professor Liang Chen predicts fewer blizzards throughout the U.S. using identical models used by the intergovernmental panel on climate change.

Power outage at Central Park in Norfolk

Power outage at Central Park in Norfolk

Central Park in Norfolk will have the lights off for the next several weeks due to repairs.

Chadron State RLOP students attend workshop in Lincoln

Chadron State RLOP students attend workshop in Lincoln

Chadron State College’s Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) students attended the Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy (NSBA) in Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 1-2.