Bayard Home a Likely Total Loss in Saturday Night Fire

Bayard Home a Likely Total Loss in Saturday Night Fire

The loss is likely to be a total one after a fire broke out in a Bayard residence Saturday night, displacing the lone resident. According to Bayard Fire Chief Mike Harimon, firefighters were called to the house at 626 Avenue C at 10:06 p.m. for a report of fire in…
UNMC Ice Rink to Open Saturday, Dec. 3 

UNMC Ice Rink to Open Saturday, Dec. 3 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s outdoor ice-skating rink will be open this season from Dec. 3 through Feb. 5.   The rink, which is open to the public, is located just east of 42nd Street, midway between Emile Street and Dewey Avenue, on the north side of the Sorrell…
7 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Outdoors Enthusiast from NGPC

7 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Outdoors Enthusiast from NGPC

Doing some holiday shopping for someone who loves the outdoors? Find what you’re looking for with these seven gift ideas from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission: Annual state park permits Give the gift of experiences – one year’s worth of access to over 70 scenic state parks from one…
TSCI Takes Additional Step Toward Resuming Normal Operations

TSCI Takes Additional Step Toward Resuming Normal Operations

The Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) is taking another step toward resuming a normal operational schedule. The facility will increase inmate movement on the weekends – a move that will begin Saturday, November 27. “The facility has been operating under a staffing emergency since December 2019, which is when we…
Five Million in Grants Available for Nursing Students

Five Million in Grants Available for Nursing Students

Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been granted $5,000,000 to award $2,500 per semester scholarships to Nebraska Nursing Students. Any Nebraska resident currently enrolled or intending to enroll in a Nebraska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),…
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to meet Dec. 2

University of Nebraska Board of Regents to meet Dec. 2

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and will also be live-streamed at www.nebraska.edu. The meeting is open to the public. A detailed agenda for the meeting is available here. The…
NSP Investigating Overnight Homicide in Imperial

NSP Investigating Overnight Homicide in Imperial

North Platte, Neb. -- Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 -- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight in Imperial. The Imperial Police Department and Chase County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a shooting overnight at a residence in the 100 block of 12th street in Imperial.…
Chadron High School’s Loni Watson Receives NSCS Counseling Award

Chadron High School’s Loni Watson Receives NSCS Counseling Award

Chadron High School Counselor Loni Watson recently received the 2022 Counseling Excellence Award from the Nebraska State College System. Watson, who has worked for Chadron Public Schools for nine years, said the recognition was humbling. “I’m honored to be recognized by the Nebraska State College System, which I am a proud…
Thanksgiving in the Valley Serves 1,000-Plus

Thanksgiving in the Valley Serves 1,000-Plus

More than a thousand meals were served again during this year's Thanksgiving in the Valley. Starting with deliveries of 627 plates put together in the kitchen of the Guadalupe Center, a total of 1,032 servings were dished up for people throughout the valley, eclipsing last year's final figure by about…
Troopers Spend Thanksgiving on the Road to Help Keep Nebraska Safe

Troopers Spend Thanksgiving on the Road to Help Keep Nebraska Safe

The holiday season kicks off with one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, and Nebraska State Troopers will be working to keep motorists safe over Thanksgiving weekend. “Thanksgiving always brings a big increase in travel on roadways in Nebraska and across the entire country,” said Colonel John Bolduc,…