Inmate missing from community correctional facility in Lincoln

Inmate missing from community correctional facility in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb. -- An inmate has been reported as missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln after he left his work place in Waverly early Thursday morning. When staff members from the facility went looking for Richard Reynolds, they found the monitoring device he had been wearing in a parking lot…
Former interim Head Coach arraigned on strangulation charge

Former interim Head Coach arraigned on strangulation charge

     The former interim Head Coach of the Husker Football team was arraigned in Lancaster County  Court Thursday afternoon on a charge of Assault by Strangulation or Suffocation.  Robert "Mickey" Joseph was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a disturbance at his Lincoln home with a woman.  The victim reported that she and…
North Platte man dies in accident Monday

North Platte man dies in accident Monday

    The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reports a one-vehicle accident southwest of North Platte around 3:15 pm Monday afternoon.      It occurred at an intersection on South Buffalo Road as a jeep, driven by 70-year-old Edward G. Johnson of North Platte, veered off the roadway into some trees.      Investigators believe Johnson had…
New western Nebraska rest area opens along I-80

New western Nebraska rest area opens along I-80

    The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the new Ogallala East Bound Rest Area along Interstate 80 is open for the traveling public.     It features 61 truck parking stalls, 54 passenger stalls and 6 RV stalls.     NDOT describes it as having a unique design that serves as a gateway into…
Governor-Elect Pillen announces School Finance Reform Committee

Governor-Elect Pillen announces School Finance Reform Committee

LINCOLN, NE – Nebraska Governor-elect Jim Pillen announced the initial members of a new School Finance Reform Committee, which will provide recommendations on how to update and reform the state's school aid formula. Below is the groups and individuals on the School Finance Reform Committee:  Governor-elect Jim Pillen, Chairman Members of…
Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged domestic assault and strangulation

Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged domestic assault and strangulation

Former Nebraska Interim Head Football Coach Mickey Joseph was arrested in Lincoln on Wednesday on suspicion of domestic assault and strangulation charges. KOLN TV reports Joseph was taken into custody around 2:00 p.m. near South 34th and Tree Line Drive on a domestic disturbance. He was lodged into Lancaster County…
Black Hills Energy employees receive company’s highest honor

Black Hills Energy employees receive company’s highest honor

Lincoln, Nebraska — Nov. 30, 2022 —A Black Hills Energy employee in Arapahoe, Nebraska, has received the company’s highest employee recognition from company CEO Linn Evans. Among those receiving this year’s CEO Summit Award is employee Brian Sisson, a maintenance specialist 5 from Arapahoe. The distinction acknowledges superior professional achievement and…
North Platte Police participate in seat belt initiative

North Platte Police participate in seat belt initiative

North Platte Police -- The North Platte Police Department used grant funds to participate in the Nebraska "Buckle Up Every Trip Every Time" initiative which took place from Nov. 23rd through Nov. 27th. The department issued 32 citations during the 5-day enforcement period. In addition to the citations, a total…
I-80 lanes reopened near Shelton

I-80 lanes reopened near Shelton

Nebraska 511 (@Nebraska511) tweeted at 8:45 AM on Wed, Nov 30, 2022:Update: The EB lanes and exit ramp are now open. (https://twitter.com/Nebraska511/status/1597965125109141505?t=tBbuLFJueNT9btmUKT3MqQ&s=03) Shelton, Neb. -- Authorities say both eastbound lanes near the Shelton exit have been reopened after ongoing efforts to cleanup after the rollover of a semi carrying hazardous…