Buffett’s company buys nearly 6M more Occidental shares

Buffett’s company buys nearly 6M more Occidental shares

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett’s company picked up another $368 million worth of Occidental Petroleum stock this week to give it control of nearly 21% of the oil producer. These are the first purchases Berkshire Hathaway has made since regulators gave it approval last month to buy up to…
Motor vehicle-pedestrian fatal identified

Motor vehicle-pedestrian fatal identified

     The Lexington Police Department has identified the victim in this past weekend's pedestrian fatality accident as 59-year-old Abdelaziz A. Suliman of Lexington.   Suliman was struck by a pickup  on South Adams Street in Lexington around 4:54am on Saturday September 24th.  Suliman died at the scene.  The driver of the…
Carol Blood and her run for Governor

Carol Blood and her run for Governor

Senator Carol Blood is currently running her campaign to try and become the next Governor of Nebraska. With Pete Ricketts time at the helm coming to a close, she wants to see some change at the top. Blood will be running as the representative of the Democratic Party. She is…
Rancher makes children’s book chronicling finding their lost dog

Rancher makes children’s book chronicling finding their lost dog

OCONTO- Yvette Mannon, a rancher near Oconto, Nebraska wrote a children's book about their dog, Cookie, who had run away from their caretaker near Cozad. The book, "Cookie, Where Are You?" encapsulates the adventure their dog had to go on. The dog was found almost 50 miles away from where…
Nebraska joins lawsuit over student loan plan

Nebraska joins lawsuit over student loan plan

Lincoln, Neb. -- Six Republican-led states including Nebraska are suing the Biden administration to try and halt its plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of Americans. They're accusing it of overstepping its executive powers. It’s at least the second legal challenge this week to the sweeping proposal laid…
Livestock trailer carrying hogs overturns near Grand Island

Livestock trailer carrying hogs overturns near Grand Island

Grand Island, Neb. -- A livestock trailer carrying hogs overturned on Interstate 80 near Grand Island. The Nebraska State Patrol was called to the incident just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Courtesy/Nebraska State Patrol photo -- 9-28-22 Multiple agencies responded to the scene at mile marker 318. The driver had…
Nominations open for 2022 Presidential Medal of Service

Nominations open for 2022 Presidential Medal of Service

University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter is inviting nominations for this year’s Presidential Medal of Service, an annual award that celebrates Nebraskans’ promotion of the impact the university and higher education have on the state’s economic growth and well-being. The medal is the highest honor the university president can…
Dick Turpin Outdoor Education Memorial Fund established

Dick Turpin Outdoor Education Memorial Fund established

Legendary Nebraska outdoorsman Dick Turpin loved connecting people to the outdoors. Since his passing earlier this year, his family, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, have established a way to keep that spirit going. The Dick Turpin Outdoor Education Memorial Fund has been created to support hunter education…
Semi-school bus crash causes multiple injuries in Chase County

Semi-school bus crash causes multiple injuries in Chase County

Imperial, Neb. -- Multiple injuries were reported in a semi truck-school bus crash Tuesday afternoon in Chase County on Spur 15 Highway between Champion and Imperial. A Chase County Sheriff's Office media release says the Sheriff's Office received a call around 3:57 p.m. regarding a school bus rollover accident involving…