Omaha man accused of pandemic business loan fraud

Omaha man accused of pandemic business loan fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been indicted on a federal charge of bank fraud after prosecutors say he lied to get a loan through a federal program meant to help businesses struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The indictment against Yah says he was director…
Neb. Senators issue statements on passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Neb. Senators issue statements on passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Courtesy/enwikipedia.org -- Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse released statements today after learning that their former colleague, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, who served the state of Wyoming from 1997 to 2021, passed away. Sen. Fischer: “Bruce and I mourn the loss…
Scams targeting electric customers across the state

Scams targeting electric customers across the state

Columbus, Neb. – Scam activity has seen a sharp increase over the weekend and into the start of the week, as scammers posing as Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) attempt to steal money from unsuspecting victims. NPPD's Nicole Brumbaugh says one of the tactics used by scammers is to contact…
47 Nebraska school districts object to sex ed standards

47 Nebraska school districts object to sex ed standards

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nearly 50 Nebraska school boards have objected to proposed state health education standards that include lessons for young children on gender identity and gender expression. State Sen. Joni Albrecht said 47 school boards across the state have either adopted resolutions or sent letters opposing the first…
Shooting death in Hastings under investigation

Shooting death in Hastings under investigation

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) - Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Hastings. Police the shooting was reported shortly before 10 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived at the home on South Pine Avenue, they found a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound dead inside. The victim was identified as Santinorey Adalberto…
NSP Renews Request for Information Regarding Missing Woman

NSP Renews Request for Information Regarding Missing Woman

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is renewing its request for information related to the disappearance of a Jefferson County woman last month. Investigators have been actively investigating the disappearance of Linda Dillard, 55, who was last seen on June 16 in the rural Table Rock area. The investigation remains…
Health in the Heartland – USDA Guidelines and MyPlate

Health in the Heartland – USDA Guidelines and MyPlate

HOLDREGE - Dr. Greg Brown, a professor of Exercise Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, joins KUVR’s Austin Jacobsen for another edition of KUVR’s ‘Health in the Heartland’ to discuss if the USDA Guidelines for nutrition and diet continue to be supportive of Americans aiming to remain healthy.…
Gov. Ricketts Declares State Disaster for Areas Affected by July 9-10 Windstorms

Gov. Ricketts Declares State Disaster for Areas Affected by July 9-10 Windstorms

Lincoln -- Governor Pete Ricketts issued a disaster declaration in response to the severe windstorms that struck Nebraska on July 9-10, 2021, knocking out electricity and causing extensive damages.  The declaration allows for use of the Governor’s Emergency Fund in response to damage that occurred as a result of storms…