National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week is Oct. 17-23

National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week is Oct. 17-23

Lincoln – The number one killer of women in the U.S. is heart disease, and high blood pressure is one of its key risk factors. October 17-23 is National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week, and an excellent time to empower women to take simple, everyday actions to improve their heart health.…
Commission Ex Dir to step down

Commission Ex Dir to step down

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Commission for Latino-Americans announces the retirement of our Executive Director Dr. Lázaro Arturo Spindola on December 31, 2021. Dr. Spindola has been the Executive Director of the Commission for more than 11 years, a proactive leader, voice, and mediator that has brought to the many crucial aspects…
Don’t forget to sight-in firearms before deer season

Don’t forget to sight-in firearms before deer season

LINCOLN, Neb. – With the Nebraska firearm deer season just around the corner, now is the time to sight in that rifle or handgun. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission cooperates with shooting range partners across the state to coordinate and promote sight-in dates. “As hunters, it is our responsibility…
Details released in multi-fatality I-80 crash

Details released in multi-fatality I-80 crash

OCTOBER 20, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional details regarding a multi-fatality crash that occurred Tuesday on Interstate 80 near Goehner. At approximately 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, NSP was alerted to a two-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes. Upon arrival, troopers and Seward County deputies…
Charron first hunter to complete 2021 Duck Slam

Charron first hunter to complete 2021 Duck Slam

LINCOLN, Neb. – Kyle Charron knew he had a chance to be the first hunter to complete the Duck Slam this season. The 35-year-old Broken Bow man hunts the playa wetlands every October, typically harvesting multiple duck species each year. This year, he and his friends were hunting them on…
Two semi drivers die in crash that closed westbound I-80

Two semi drivers die in crash that closed westbound I-80

Seward, Neb. -- Authorities say two tractor-trailer drivers have been killed in a crash that closed westbound Interstate 80. Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas says the crash happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday when an eastbound rig crossed the median and struck an oncoming semi west of Seward. Traffic was…
(COLUMN) Fixing our broken Southern Border

(COLUMN) Fixing our broken Southern Border

On October 6th, I traveled to Texas to get a firsthand look at the deteriorating conditions along our country’s southern border.  The Biden-Harris Administration’s rush to undo Trump’s immigration policies has created a humanitarian and security disaster that continues to unfold.  Over the last several months, law enforcement in Texas…
Explosion in Taylor under investigation, no injuries reported

Explosion in Taylor under investigation, no injuries reported

Loup County, Neb. -- An explosion near the post office in the village of Taylor is under investigation. The explosion on Tuesday at 3:57 p.m. destroyed a building that was formerly a grocery store. Information on social media and from a Sargent resident indicates the windows of area businesses were…
Poison Prevention during Halloween

Poison Prevention during Halloween

Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children, and the staff at the Poison Center would like to remind parents and care givers to take some simple precautions to make sure that everyone has a safe and happy Halloween. Here are a few tips to know about these…