Troopers on patrol for Impaired Drivers over Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers on patrol for Impaired Drivers over Memorial Day Weekend

MAY 27, 2022 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will be working overtime across the state during Memorial Day weekend. The annual Click It or Ticket initiative continues until Sunday, June 5. “Memorial Day marks the start of the summer travel season for many across the country,” said Captain…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Reminder there will be no Sunday overnight market activity or Memorial day Monday. Up, down and clear around sum up the markets this week. Coming into the end of the week just ahead of an extended weekend with Memorial Day Monday having no trade equities are on the rise, grains…
Indian Wars history subject of Fort Hartsuff SHP presentation

Indian Wars history subject of Fort Hartsuff SHP presentation

Learn about the Plains Indian Wars as commemorated in historical monuments at a presentation May 30 at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park. Nebraska historian and author Jeff Barnes will present a chronological telling of the meetings of Native American and European Americans in Nebraska, from peace through war, as commemorated…
New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska named

New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska named

Longtime prosecutor Steven Russell has been named the Acting United States Attorney to take over following the retirement of Interim United States Attorney Jan Sharp.  Russell’s appointment will be effective on May 28, 2022.  Russell, a 1982 graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law, has been with the…
Kearney, Seward farmers markets become SNAP certified

Kearney, Seward farmers markets become SNAP certified

This summer, in nearly 100 communities across Nebraska, vendors are selling fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, clothing and more at local farmers markets. To make fresh goods and produce even more accessible, this year two rural Nebraska farmers markets are qualified to accept SNAP benefits. Created by the U.S.…
Progress quickly made on derailment track repairs

Progress quickly made on derailment track repairs

One track is back open, while two others remain closed following a Union Pacific train derailment Thursday morning near Gothenburg. RRN/ About 30 Union Pacific rail cars with coal derailed 2 miles southeast of Gothenburg around 7:30am Thursday. (Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio) According to Union Pacific Spokeswoman Robynn Tysver, an…
State Fair lawsuit over Aksarben Stock Show name moves forward

State Fair lawsuit over Aksarben Stock Show name moves forward

LINCOLN — The Nebraska State Fair Board’s lawsuit to protect its right to the name of Omaha’s former Aksarben Stock Show will move forward, and it could target the personal finances of three people who filed for the rights to the name after the show moved to Grand Island. Lancaster…