Nebraska State Fair hires sponsorship director

Nebraska State Fair hires sponsorship director

Grand Island, NE — The Nebraska State Fair is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicki Stoltenberg as the new sponsorship director for the organization. Stoltenberg brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in cultivating partnerships and driving sponsorship initiatives, making her a valuable addition to the Nebraska State Fair and Aksarben…
KVFD responds to structure fire

KVFD responds to structure fire

Kearney, Neb. -- The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) was dispatched Monday afternoon to a structure fire at 2900 Grand Avenue #72 (East Lawn Mobile Home Park). Dispatch advised there was a report of smoke and flames coming from a bedroom and residents were evacuating. Upon arrival, KVFD crews reported…
Second Anniversary of the 988 Lifeline

Second Anniversary of the 988 Lifeline

Lincoln – July 2024 marks the second anniversary of 988, the three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis national lifeline. 988 provides a direct connection to care and support for anyone experiencing a suicidal, substance use, and/or mental health-related crisis, or any form of emotional distress. This free and confidential mental…
Motorcyclist Arrested Following Pursuit in Lincoln County

Motorcyclist Arrested Following Pursuit in Lincoln County

(NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  —  Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a man following a pursuit in Lincoln County. Thursday evening at approximately 6:00 p.m., a trooper patrolling on Highway 83 near mile marker 104 attempted a traffic stop on a motorcycle traveling at 122 miles per hour. The driver…
Holdrege library board considering new building again

Holdrege library board considering new building again

(Holdrege) The Holdrege Area Public Library Board is once again looking to build a new library building after failing to get enough support a few years ago. The library’s Board of Trustees cited an increase in attendance at recent events as well as a need to provide adequate space, resources,…
Abstract of Death Certificate

Abstract of Death Certificate

Lincoln, NE – In accordance with Neb. Rev. Stat. 71-601.01, Nebraskans will now be able to obtain an Abstract of Death certificate if there is a pending investigation into a loved one's death. For deaths occurring after July 19, 2024, this certificate will automatically be issued if the death certificate is…
Know when, where to fish to keep summer fishing edge

Know when, where to fish to keep summer fishing edge

Anglers can use all the help they can get in the heat of summer when fishing gets tough. They, and their baits, really are up against all the competition in the water. Knowing when and where to fish can make all the difference. “During the summer, fish have so much…
Animal Medical Clinic Donates Pet Oxygen Masks to GIFD

Animal Medical Clinic Donates Pet Oxygen Masks to GIFD

Grand Island, Neb. — When firefighters rush to the scene of a structure fire, the top priority is making sure everyone in the home has made it out of the home safely, and that includes your family pets. However, sometimes pets are in the home alone, which leads to them…
Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Getting Our Country Back on Track

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Getting Our Country Back on Track

Like most Americans, I was horrified by the recent assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump. I’m grateful that President Trump survived the attack. Our nation prays for the innocent victims. Corey Comperatore was murdered while using his body to shield his loved ones from gunfire. This shouldn’t have been…