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…
Central Conference Track and Field Results

Central Conference Track and Field Results

AURORA - The Central Conference track meet was held Thursday, May 6 at Aurora. Teams competing were Northwest, Lexington, Seward, Columbus Lakeview, Schuyler, Holdrege, Crete, York, Adams Central, and Aurora. The Northwest girls won with 132 overall points as Lexington was second at 81 and Holdrege third at 62. The…
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…
Biden Administration announces America the Beautiful Proposal

Biden Administration announces America the Beautiful Proposal

The Biden administration Thursday announced its so-called 30x30 plan, renamed America the Beautiful proposal. The plan seeks to collaboratively work to conserve and restore the lands, waters, and wildlife that support and sustain the nation. The recommendation report outlines a locally-led and voluntary nationwide conservation goal to conserve 30 percent…