Duck Slam challenges hunters, brings families together

Duck Slam challenges hunters, brings families together

LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunting often is a family tradition. It is for Riley Pollock. He began waterfowl hunting at a young age with his grandfather. The 21-year-old from Seward was hunting with family while participating in the second year of the Nebraska Duck Slam this past season. He completed the…
Cleanup, restoration moving quickly at UNK’s Bruner Hall

Cleanup, restoration moving quickly at UNK’s Bruner Hall

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney expects its Bruner Hall of Science to be fully open and usable within a couple weeks; however, some restoration work may continue into the summer. The building on the southeast corner of campus sustained interior damage when cold temperatures caused a fourth-floor…
CANCELLED: EMA for child in Burt County

CANCELLED: EMA for child in Burt County

UPDATE: Shortly after 2:00pm, the NSP cancelled the EMA advisory as Jade Nicole Sides was located safely in Iowa. The Nebraska State Patrol has issued an Emergency Endangered Advisory shortly before 1:00pm Wednesday for a young girl in northeast Nebraska. The Burt County Sheriff's office is attempting to locate Jade…
Nebraska Indicator: Another Positive Sign for the Nebraska Economy

Nebraska Indicator: Another Positive Sign for the Nebraska Economy

Lincoln, Neb., February 24, 2021 – Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during January 2021, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.   The leading indicator rose by 0.72%, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase.  “The rising indicator provides another signal that economic growth will be…
(COLUMN) Get ready now for spring trout fishing

(COLUMN) Get ready now for spring trout fishing

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice on Nebraska lakes is typical through February, but by the middle of March, cattails should be sprouting along shorelines and fish should be moving into warming shallow water. Beautiful spring days, perfect for fishing, could occur with little notice. Be prepared to take advantage by having…
TRIO program helps UNK students succeed in college

TRIO program helps UNK students succeed in college

KEARNEY – The transition from high school to college can be challenging. For many students, their journey into higher education is filled with unknowns. What classes should I be taking? How do I apply for financial aid? Where can I turn for help? Christian Mikulecky, a third-year student from Omaha,…
Wallace Stabbing Sends Victim to Lincoln Hospital

Wallace Stabbing Sends Victim to Lincoln Hospital

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a disturbance in Wallace, Nebraska. It was reported a male subject was stabbed by another male Sunday afternoon. Deputies responded to the scene and arrested 34-year-old Daniel Swanson at his home in Wallace. The victim was a 36-year-old Wallace man…
Sasse to Biden: “Kids Need to be Back in School Now”

Sasse to Biden: “Kids Need to be Back in School Now”

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement after Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki revealed that the majority of the Administration's funding request for the re-opening of K-12 schools will be spent in 2023 or later."Kids need to be back in school now. The Biden Administration should…
Suspect Charged in Palisade Shooting Investigation

Suspect Charged in Palisade Shooting Investigation

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — A McCook man has been charged with several felony counts following an investigation into a December shooting in Palisade, Nebraska. The charges were filed today in Hayes County Court following the investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol. The investigation began after a shooting was…