New online resource helps anglers ID fish

New online resource helps anglers ID fish

LINCOLN, Neb. — A new online guide will help Nebraska anglers correctly identify the fish on the other end of their line. Fish Key: A Guide to the Most Commonly Caught Fish in Nebraska is available at OutdoorNebraska.org/fishidentification. It’s viewable on mobile devices or can be downloaded and printed to carry…
Fatal crash south of Kearney

Fatal crash south of Kearney

Kearney, Neb. -- At approximately, 4:00 p.m. Thursday, a southbound Honda Accord was making a U-Turn on Highway 44, five miles south of Kearney. A southbound Chrysler 300 struck the Honda and then a northbound semi/grain hauler struck both vehicles. The driver of the Honda, Brandi Nigh, 40, of Lincoln,…
Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following the release of a new report by the Biden-Harris Administration on their 30 x 30 plan.   “Nebraskans have rightly been concerned about President Biden’s radical climate agenda and his 30 x 30 plan,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “To date, his plans…
Deputies find $570,000 during I-80 crash investigation

Deputies find $570,000 during I-80 crash investigation

Seward, Neb. -- More than a half million dollars of suspected drug money was found in a minivan that crashed into a bus carrying a Lincoln High School soccer team to North Platte on Wednesday afternoon according to the Seward County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were paged at approximately 2 p.m.…
Nebraska advances virus protections for meatpacking workers

Nebraska advances virus protections for meatpacking workers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to watered-down coronavirus protections for meatpacking workers, but the measure faces opposition even though many plants are already following the proposed requirements. Senators on Thursday advanced the bill through the first of three required votes, but not with enough votes…
Nebraska moves toward creating school finance commission

Nebraska moves toward creating school finance commission

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska lawmakers are moving ahead with a plan to create a special commission that would look at the way the state's public K-12 schools are funded. The measure advanced, 37-5, despite opposition from some lawmakers who see it as a way for school lobbyists to secure…
Man charged after standoff at Grand Island airport

Man charged after standoff at Grand Island airport

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A 19-year-old Phillips man is facing two felony charges after he refused to leave an airplane parked at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island. Tyler Caudill is charged with attempted theft and possession of a deadly weapon. His bond was set Wednesday at…
Fonner Park rides the wave of success

Fonner Park rides the wave of success

 Riding the wave of an unpreceded 2020 extended season of Thoroughbred horseracing, Fonner Park concluded the 2021 season with over $4.65 million in on-track mutuel handle. Comparing numbers to 2019, rather than the 2020 season (when Fonner Park was closed to the public after the first four weeks due to…
Loup City man arrested on sex offenses

Loup City man arrested on sex offenses

    Around 1:33pm on Monday, the Sherman County Sheriff's Office was called to investigate a possible sexual assault of a child in Loup City, Ne.     After the preliminary investigation, a male resident of Loup City was arrested on suspicion of  1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Incest-under the age…