Report whooping crane sightings; Prescribed burns

LINCOLN, Neb. – The entire population of whooping cranes in the Central Flyway is expected to migrate through Nebraska over the next several weeks. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages ... Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Hy-Vee Recalling Six Meat And Potato Products

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Oct. 18, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling six of its meat and potato products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogene... Read More

Commission to consider changes to fisheries regulations at Kearney meeting

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider proposed changes to fisheries regulations and orders when it meets Oct. 26 in Kearney. Many of the changes, including those to trout, northern pike and bullfrog orders, would resu... Read More

Bicycling To Prosperity In Small Town Nebraska

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska’s small, rural communities can bicycle their way to prosperity. That was the message at a Nebraska Tourism conference breakout, where the Cowboy Trail from Norfolk to Valentine and “gravel grinding” routes around L... Read More

Students report illness after consuming kangaroo meat at western Nebraska school

POTTER - Some of the students at a western Nebraska high school and junior high may have fallen ill after consuming chili with kangaroo meat mixed with beef last week. News Channel Nebraska first reported the mystery meat in chili served at Potte... Read More

Democrats Up Attack on State Auditor

Omaha, NE.—It appears that State Auditor Charlie Janssen is looking to get re-elected running—get this—quietly. The Republican who finds himself in the middle of an on-the-job drinking scandal has spent just over $1,000, and that's not a mis... Read More

Marketing Campaign Uses Humor To Highlight Nebraska

NEBRASKA CITY – The Nebraska Tourism Commission unveiled a new marketing campaign in Nebraska City Wednesday that puts the state’s pitch to travelers on a collision course with honesty. Tourism Director John Ricks said the campaign is rooted i... Read More

Report: Foster kids sent to Clarinda, Iowa, were abused in facility run ‘like a correctional institution’

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state foster youths sent to an Iowa facility were allegedly physically abused and kept largely segregated from the outside world, a possible violation of state and federal laws and their constitutional rights, accord... Read More

School community shocked to learn students were served chili with kangaroo meat

POTTER - Students at a junior and senior high school in the Nebraska Panhandle were served chili with kangaroo meat mixed with beef without their knowing, according to a release from Potter-Dix Public Schools. Head Cook Kevin Frei said he added th... Read More

Coats For Needy Kids, in Beatrice

BEATRICE – Some needy Beatrice elementary students will be able to stay warm, this fall and winter season.  Wednesday, the Beatrice Fire Department and the local Knights of Columbus chapter handed out free coats to kids, at Paddock Lane Elementary... Read More

LES Workers Come Home From Providing Hurricane Aid

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Nebraska crews are coming home after helping restore power to some Florida Panhandle communities struck by Hurricane Michael. The Lincoln Electric System announced on Twitter Wednesday that the mutual aid crews it sent to Tallaha... Read More