Nebraska's new voter identification requirements became law after the Nebraska Legislature passed the plan, despite a filibuster, and Gov. Jim Pillen signed the bill.
Another day with scattered showers and storms across Nebraska. Damaging wind, hail, and flooding can't be ruled out in the western half of the state. Get the latest info on the threats and storm timing across the state in our updated forecast.
Historically Black colleges and universities, which had seen giving from foundations decline in recent decades, lately are benefiting from an increase in gifts, particularly from corporations and corporate foundations.
More showers and storms around Thursday than the last couple of days. Find out when rain is most likely and how many days this enhanced thunderstorm activity will last in our weather update.
Bobcat? Mountain lion? Flood? — Nebraskans puzzled over how deer carcass ended up in tree near Ashland
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LINCOLN — I’m writing on the day after 24 hours of travel that included long rides in planes, trains and automobiles. My body hasn’t adjusted to the time change yet, and I’m up early after arriving home around 2 a.m. local time. I’m trying to wrap my head around being back in Nebraska after …
Soon, motorcycle riders in Nebraska will no longer be required to wear a helmet while they're on the road.
Shower and thunderstorm activity will continue for Wednesday. Damaging wind, hail, and flooding can't be ruled out. Find out where and when storms are most likely and what's expected for Thursday in our updated forecast.
The lawsuit argues the Legislature violated the Nebraska State Constitution's single-subject provision when it passed LB574 earlier this month.
World War II veteran Alfred Zieg will celebrate his 100th birthday Wednesday. He plans to enjoy it with "a Runza hamburger and a strawberry milkshake.”
Think star power ... and then some. This group can do it all, as they showed throughout another exciting boys soccer season.
Remember this group of 11 top-tier players ... because seven of them will be back for at least one more ride next year.
More rain expected in Nebraska today and a chance of severe storms in the central and western part of the state. See what hazards are possible, when storms are most likely, and what's expected for Wednesday in our latest forecast.
President Biden was joined by first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Harris’ husband, Douglas Emhoff, for the 155th National Memorial Day Observance.
McCook, in Red Willow County, had officially received more than 6 inches of rain as of 1 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service
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AAA has forecast that 42.3 million people nationwide will hit the roads and the skies this weekend, continuing the trend of resuming normal life post pandemic.
The Appropriations Committee set the stage Thursday for a potential clash with Gov. Jim Pillen next week over three budget vetoes, accounting for less than half of his $119 million in vetoes.
With the passage of LB574, the puberty blockers and hormone therapy Nola Rhea has been taking since she began her transition more than two years ago could soon become illegal.
Thanks to yesterday's cold front, Friday will be a little bit cooler and it's back to dry conditions. How long will we stay dry though and where are temperatures headed? We've got everything you need to know in our Memorial Day weekend forecast.
The murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police was three years ago today. In the time since, little progress has been made on police reform.
The governor's largest budget vetoes were to the payment rates for hospitals, nursing homes, child welfare providers and other health and human services providers.
A good chance of rain today as a weak cold front works over the area. With the front stalling out nearby, the rain chance will linger into Friday. Find out when showers and storms are most likely and when they'll come to an end in our weather update.
Nebraskans will soon have the opportunity to get tax incentives for donating to scholarship funds for private and faith-based schools under a bill passed in the Legislature Wednesday.
CERESCO — When Domonique Harris came to Ceresco, it was something like opening to the first page of a new book. From where she started, you could call this the sequel.
WAVERLY — Waverly’s fire department has never provided its own advanced life support service — and that won’t change in the immediate future. But a change is coming to the way Waverly contracts those services when they’re needed.
A small chance of rain Wednesday and Wednesday night, but the better chance is expected Thursday when our next cold front rolls in. Find out when showers and storms will begin to pop up and when they'll peak in our updated forecast.
Check out these outstanding scholars from eastern Nebraska.
Spinal muscular atrophy was added in 2020 to Nebraska's heel-prick blood test that all babies receive at birth, allowing infants with the condition like Gretna's MJ Hoodjer to get treatment.
Sen. Julie Slama called the committee amendment “unconstitutional” and said it would not stop people from voting without ID or require verification of citizenship.
LINCOLN – From horticulture and dog breeding to show pigs and chickens, the passion of the winners of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Student Project Grants shine through in each of their projects.
Is our economy doing better or worse? See recent changes in local employment, regional inflation and more in these regularly updated charts and maps.
Part camping trip, part music seminar, the “Composing in the Wilderness” program will shuttle UNL's Trevor Frost and six others to Lake Clark National Park in Alaska.
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WAHOO – The Wahoo State Bank Senior Reds ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard in a pair of close losses to open up the new Legion season. They fell to Springfield 8-6 at home on May 23 and then were shut out by the Waverly Netting and Fence Seniors 2-0 on May 24.
During their high school days, Bahl led Papillion-La Vista to state titles in Class A while Meylan did the same for Omaha Skutt in B.
WAHOO – The Wahoo Medicine Man Junior Blues started Legion baseball season off on the right foot, with an 8-6 win over Springfield on May 23 at Sam Crawford Field. A big reason for the Blue victory was their ability to score in every inning of play.
COLUMBUS – A strong performance from Jude Elgert helped the Yutan boys golf team earn their top performance in school history at the Class C Boys State Golf Championships at the Elks Country Club in Columbus on May 23 and 24. Elgert medaled in a tie for 11th place and the Chieftains placed t…
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"This concept is not unique by any means," the owner said. "It's a classic thing where it's stuck to the coasts … and just takes forever to get (to Nebraska)."
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