Death Penalty Repeal Effort Picking Back Up in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator who fought for decades to abolish the death penalty is trying again, arguing that the statewide vote to reinstate capital punishment doesn't make it right. ... Read More

AUBURN - Jerad Reimers of U.S. Representative Adrian Smith’s office told Nemaha County commissioners Wednesday the Congressman expects to have a voice in U.S. trade policy. Smith, who has his first committee chairmanship on the House human resou... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln authorities say a 21-year-old man who was found unresponsive in a hot tub has died. Police say Samson Goitom died at a hospital around 6 p.m. Wednesday after his family decided to discontinue life support. He was fou... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Norfolk has a big weekend ahead, with an expected 6,000 guest. “The weekend beings really with the Josh Turner concert. there is already 1,800 tickets that have been sold for the concert. so we are off to a really good start ther... Read More

NORFOLK — Day Care subsidies for low-income families could be the next item sacrificed by the State Legislature in the name of the state budget. If enacted, LB 335 would freeze child-care subsidies for the first 15 months of the new budget. The... Read More

KEARNEY, Neb.- Si el clima lo permite el próximo sábado 15 de abril tendrá lugar un evento lleno de diversión y premios para los pequeñines. The Cottontail Scramble es un evento para niños de 2 a 7 años de edad, donde los niños competirán... Read More

AUBURN - While Washington, D.C., wrangles over the Waters of the U.S. rule, Nemaha County commissioners are tackling water issues on their own. Del Aufenkamp appeared at the county board meeting Wednesday with claims that Commissioner Bob Hutton h... Read More

BEATRICE -  Beatrice Mayor Stan Wirth says he hopes the city can soon turn a code enforcement officer position from a part-time job, into a full-time position. With spring weather comes the time when complaints will increase, about weeds and othe... Read More

*VIDEO* FREMONT – Our Pet of the Week up for adoption at the Dodge County Humane Society is a 1-year old cat named Tang. Let's just say Tang is always up to something! If you've got toys for him to play with, he'll be one content kitty. ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A fundraiser scheduled for Saturday will support the local Veterans and a Vietnam Veterans Flight to Washington D.C. The fundraiser is a sloppy joe supper at the American Legion, just of 3rd Avenue and 23rd Street.  The event is set to... Read More

COLUMBUS - Through a partnership with two other agencies, the Columbus Community Hospital will now be offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program. In a press release from CCH it says, the hospital has partnered with the Center for Disease Co... Read More