Nebraska petition deadline approaching

Nebraska petition deadline approaching

    Organizers of an effort to place Medical Marijuana on the November election ballot say their petition drive is in jeopardy of falling short of the necessary signatures by the July 7th deadline.   Campaign Manager Crista Eggers says they need at least 35,000 Nebraskans signing their petitions over the next several…
Nebraska State Patrol encourages safe travel this Independence Day weekend

Nebraska State Patrol encourages safe travel this Independence Day weekend

Fireworks will fill the sky and vehicles will fill the roads during this busy Independence Day weekend. Nebraska State Troopers will be on patrol across the state to help maintain safe roadways and assist motorists in need of help. “As we celebrate our great country this weekend, we encourage all…
Lindsay: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Lindsay: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Omaha, Neb. -- Lindsay Corp. (LNN) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $25.1 million. The Omaha-based company said it had net income of $2.28 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.57 per…
Cyberattack disrupts unemployment benefits in Nebraska and several other states

Cyberattack disrupts unemployment benefits in Nebraska and several other states

Nashville, Tenn -- A cyberattack on a software company has disrupted unemployment benefits and job seeking assistance for thousands of people in several states. In Tennessee, the website for unemployment benefits remained down Thursday morning after the vendor, Geographic Solutions Inc., told the state Sunday that service would be interrupted.…
Nebraska man pleads guilty to threatening to kill officer

Nebraska man pleads guilty to threatening to kill officer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of threatening to kill a U.S. wildlife officer who cited him for fishing and hunting violations. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 23-year-old Cody Cape, of Blair, also pleaded guilty Tuesday in a federal courtroom in…
Parents arrested for Child Abuse

Parents arrested for Child Abuse

On June 14, 2022, Law Enforcement were asked to respond to Great Plains Health to investigate a possible child abuse. It was found a six-month-old male arrived at the hospital being severely malnourished. The infant was sent to Children’s Hospital in Omaha, NE. for specialized treatment. The infant’s condition has…
Former 1st District Rep. Fortenberry files appeal

Former 1st District Rep. Fortenberry files appeal

Lincoln, Neb. -- Former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska on Wednesday began the process of filing an appeal, one day after he was sentenced to two years of probation for lying to FBI agents about an illegal campaign contribution from a Nigerian billionaire. Fortenberry, a Republican, made clear after…
Two-story Minden home lost to fire Tuesday

Two-story Minden home lost to fire Tuesday

    A two-story house at 242 S. Nebraska Ave. in Minden was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.  Minden Fire Chief Tom Brown says they were called out around 2:30pm and encountered heavy smoke and fire on the main level when they breached the front door indicating a structure fire as opposed…