Two Rivers Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

Two Rivers Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

KEARNEY – With the vaccination process well underway, Two Rivers Public Health Department is excited to announce that a new COVID-19 vaccine dashboard has been added to their website at www.trphd.org. The dashboard will feature data regarding all vaccines within the Two Rivers region. The current COVID-19 main dashboard and…
Details Released on Hastings Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

Details Released on Hastings Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

MARCH 3, 2021 (HASTINGS, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional details in its investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Hastings. The suspect, Seth Burge, faces four felony charges in connection to the incident. Immediately following the incident, the Hastings Police Department requested that the Nebraska…
2021 Nebraska Passport stops selected

2021 Nebraska Passport stops selected

LINCOLN, Neb. (March 3, 2021) - Nebraska Tourism is excited to announce the 70 stops included in the 2021 Nebraska Passport program. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and tourists to travel throughout the state collecting stamps to earn prizes, while also supporting Nebraska’s tourism destinations and local businesses. Despite the pandemic,…
Biden plan to distribute virus aid irks some governors

Biden plan to distribute virus aid irks some governors

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Biden administration’s plan to funnel more coronavirus aid into states with greater unemployment has irked governors with lower jobless rates, even though many have economies that weren’t hit as hard by the pandemic. The $1.9 trillion relief bill working its way through Congress allocates extra money…
Downed Grain Truck in Holdrege, No Injuries

Downed Grain Truck in Holdrege, No Injuries

HOLDREGE - A grain truck traveling westbound on south Lincoln Street in Holdrege tipped and spilled its contents of dried distillers grains along the roadway around noon on Wednesday. The driver sustained a minor injury but, did not seek medical attention. Holdrege Police Chief Dennis DaMoude stated that the driver…
Nebraska administered nearly 87,000 vaccine doses last week

Nebraska administered nearly 87,000 vaccine doses last week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska health officials administered nearly 87,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines last week as the state worked to distribute more shots. The number of doses of the vaccines administered jumped to 86,737 last week from the previous week's total of 52,731. State health officials said 436,474 doses…
PSC extends Cold Weather Rule

PSC extends Cold Weather Rule

LINCOLN, MARCH 2, 2021 – In response to the arctic cold that gripped a large portion of the nation including Nebraska in late February, the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC), Tuesday, March 2, issued an Order extending the Cold Weather Rule and opening a docket toinvestigation the effects of the…
Auctions/scholarship ceremony to be part of MPCC fundraising rodeo

Auctions/scholarship ceremony to be part of MPCC fundraising rodeo

Beef, an unlimited golf package to The Prairie Club golf course in Valentine and a FIREDISC® portable propane cooker are just a few of the items that will be up for grabs during the Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team’s annual spring fundraising rodeo March 12. The event, which will be…