Despite Bus Crash, Hayward Expects Full Attendance For Last Day

NEBRASKA CITY – Hayward Elementary School expects all of its fourth graders to be in attendance for the last day of school on Friday, despite a Highway 2 accident Wednesday that sent their bus into ... Read More

First reported by KBRB Radio in Ainsworth, a 27-year-old rural Long Pine man has been charged in the Wednesday shooting death of an 18-year-old Merna man. According to Brown County Sheriff Bruce Papstein, the sheriff’s department received a call a... Read More

SPENCER - As Boyd County continues recovery efforts from March Flooding, they also continue search and rescue efforts. 71-year-old Kenny Angel of Spencer has been missing since the Spencer Dam broke, releasing massive amounts of water and giants ... Read More

PLAINVIEW - Husker Ag, LLC announced that they have achieved a milestone in May – one billion gallons of ethanol produced since starting production in 2003. Husker Ag began with a group coming together in Northeast Nebraska and built a 20-millio... Read More

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Transportation announced Hawkins Construction of Omaha has been awarded the contract to begin work on the Highway 281 Bridge over the Niobrara River south of Spencer. The historic March flooding caused signif... Read More

BEATRICE – A preliminary hearing is set for one of three men charged in a burglary of a Tecumseh couple’s home, where two of the men were shot by one of the owners, allegedly in self-defense. Judge Steve Timm scheduled a July 3rd preliminary h... Read More

If you have plans of spending the Memorial Weekend at Merritt Reservoir you may need to find an alternate route. Due to the recent rain and snow melt, a section of Highway 97 has been closed between Brownlee Road (36 miles north of Mullen) and Cedar ... Read More

LINCOLN — A last-ditch effort for more property tax relief went down in flames Wednesday night, with rural senators vowing to get even by blocking a tax incentive plan for new and expanding businesses. Legislative Bill 183 would have ... Read More

If the flashing lights in your rearview mirror seem a little funky, you’re not hallucinating. The Nebraska State Patrol has a flashback patrol car on the streets. It’s a 1993 Ford Mustang Special Service Package patrol car. ... Read More

In addition to the heavy rain and snow in northern Nebraska, much of South Dakota has seen rain and snow, too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to increase releases from its dams to keep water moving along as runoff pours in. The c... Read More

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on May 30 is expected to give NU staffers the right to negotiate a contract with an executive search firm. The board also is expected to go into closed session that morning to consider naming an interi... Read More