NSP Releases Names of Victims in Fatal Superior Shooting

NSP Releases Names of Victims in Fatal Superior Shooting

OCTOBER 22, 2021 (SUPERIOR, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is now able to release the names of the two victims who were killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon at Agrex Inc. in Superior. Those deceased victims are identified as: Sandra Nelson, 60, of Formoso, Kansas Darin Koepke, 53, of Hadar,…
Nebraska unemployment rate of 2% is lowest on record

Nebraska unemployment rate of 2% is lowest on record

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's latest unemployment rate of 2% was the nation's lowest and the lowest on record for the state. The Nebraska Department of Labor said Friday the September rate was down from August's rate of 2.2%. September's rate is the lowest since Nebraska began keeping records of…
Good Samaritan recognized for quality stroke care by AHA

Good Samaritan recognized for quality stroke care by AHA

Kearney, NE–CHI Health Good Samaritan, the area’s state-designated Primary Stroke Center, has once again received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus achievement award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally…
Man sentenced for cyberstalking legislative candidate’s wife

Man sentenced for cyberstalking legislative candidate’s wife

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 48-year-old Bellevue man has been sentenced for cyberstalking in a case involving threats against the wife of a candidate for the Nebraska Legislature. Dennis Sryniawski was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in federal prison. He was convicted in June of cyberstalking. FBI…
What could happen next with indicted US Rep. Fortenberry

What could happen next with indicted US Rep. Fortenberry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on the Republican's future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago. The district is still heavily Republican, but it became…
NSP investigating shooting in Superior, fired worker and two others dead

NSP investigating shooting in Superior, fired worker and two others dead

Tweet from Gov. Pete Ricketts follows this story: Superior, Neb. -- (Updated Friday morning) -- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Superior Thursday afternoon. There is no active threat to the public at this time. At approximately 2:00 p.m. Thursday, NSP was dispatched to…
BD, Hughes Brothers Named 2021 Manufacturers of the Year

BD, Hughes Brothers Named 2021 Manufacturers of the Year

LINCOLN – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and Hughes Brothers, Inc., have been named Nebraska Manufacturers of the Year. Hughes Brothers received the award for small-sized manufacturers, while BD received the award for large manufacturers. The award recognizes Nebraska manufacturers that implement innovative ways to conduct business through the use of products, processes, technologies…
Thurston County Investigating Fatal Crash Involving NSP Investigator

Thurston County Investigating Fatal Crash Involving NSP Investigator

OCTOBER 21, 2021 (NORFOLK, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol has requested the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office investigate a fatal crash that involved an NSP investigator in the early morning hours Thursday near Walthill. The incident occurred this morning at approximately 5:08 a.m., when an NSP investigator was traveling southbound on…
Naval cadet finds direction/purpose through MPCC

Naval cadet finds direction/purpose through MPCC

Jesse Johnston may be flying high now, but he’ll never forget where he came from – or the path that led him to where he is today. “I’ve got so much love for Mid-Plains Community College,” Johnston said. “The school and the instructors – they did so much for me.”…