Nebraska DHHS Completes Implementation of EMS Telemedicine Services

Nebraska DHHS Completes Implementation of EMS Telemedicine Services

More than 65 ambulances in more than two dozen rural EMS departments across the state are now using Avel eCare’s innovative telemedicine platform for support during transports. Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is excited to announce it has successfully completed the implementation of…
Lincoln Co Emergency Mngt seeks storm damage information

Lincoln Co Emergency Mngt seeks storm damage information

Region 51 Emergency Management, which includes Lincoln County, is asking the public to report any damage to their home or business from last night's storm. It can be submitted to https://report-ne-lincoln.orioncentral.com/ . Deputy Director Joanna Le Moine says they will be conducting a damage survey with the National Weather Service today. A…
Regents approve new bachelor’s degree at UNMC to build pharmacy workforce

Regents approve new bachelor’s degree at UNMC to build pharmacy workforce

Pending final approval from Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, an inaugural class of 10 new students is expected to enroll for Fall 2025. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents Thursday approved the establishment of a new Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) degree program at the University…
Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is finishing out the month of June with a full slate of town halls in western and central Nebraska. All are focused on his priority goal of fixing the state’s property tax crisis. Excluding the dates and locations listed below, Gov. Pillen has hosted 17…
RFK Jr campaign turns in signatures to appear on Nebraska presidential ballot

RFK Jr campaign turns in signatures to appear on Nebraska presidential ballot

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Presidential campaign of Robert F Kennedy Jr has announced it has submitted the required signatures to gain ballot access in Nebraska. The campaign turned in 5,023 signatures, more than double the required amount. Campaign Midwest Regional Director Lane Koch said in a release that It was…
Heroin intercepted in Seward Co traffic stop

Heroin intercepted in Seward Co traffic stop

Courtesy/ Seward Co Sheriff's Office. , Fernando Isai Puerta Perez. On Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at approximately 1:00 pm a Seward County Deputyinitiated a traffic stop on a 2022 Toyota Corolla for a traffic violation near MM388 eastbound I80. During the traffic stop, the deputy became increasinglysuspicious of criminal activity…
UPDATE: Teen from endangered persons advisory located safe

UPDATE: Teen from endangered persons advisory located safe

UPDATE: Teen from endangered persons advisory located safe SHERMAN COUNTY – The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office reported to the KBI that Briley Horgan was located in Goodland, and is now safe. The endangered persons advisory is now canceled. Thanks for your assistance. Depiction of Dodge Journey connected with disappearance of…
Mountain lion put down Wednesday was part of Wildcat Hills population

Mountain lion put down Wednesday was part of Wildcat Hills population

Nebraska Game and Parks says the male mountain lion that had to be put down in the Fairway Estates subdivision of the Scotts Bluff Country Club Wednesday was part of the big cat population native to the Wildcat Hills. Officials say the mountain lion, first spotted around 1:50 p.m. and…
Regents approve operating budget, tuition rates for 2024-25

Regents approve operating budget, tuition rates for 2024-25

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 2024-25 operating budget for the University of Nebraska that will eliminate the university’s current deficit, keep tuition affordable and make investments in strategic priorities to move Nebraska forward. The $1.1 billion operating budget, approved by a 5-2 vote and…
Washington Wednesdays

Washington Wednesdays

Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon of the second congressional district joined KRVN's Washington Wednesday program. Congressman Bacon discussed the farm bill, President Biden denying pay raises to military personnel and more. Listen to the conversation below.