Medicaid expansion could reduce benefits to some 25,000 Nebraskans now on the program

LINCOLN — The state’s plan for carrying out voter-approved Medicaid expansion could mean taking away some health care services from about 25,000 low-income Nebraskans. That’s because Departme... Read More

SIDNEY – Fremont County sheriff’s deputies responded to two incidents inside the flood zone Saturday morning. The first call came in at 1:38 a.m. from Christopher Hawes of Coffeyville, Kan. He said he had hit a retaining wall and was in the wa... Read More

A medical helicopter made an emergency landing at Arlington High School late Saturday, authorities said. The patient on board was later transferred to another helicopter. In the mean time, Washington County 911 dispatchers sent an ambula... Read More

Broderick Hansen hopped on the exam table at Children’s Physicians West Village Pointe last week for his kindergarten vaccinations without any fuss. Among them was a second dose of the vaccine that will protect the 4-year-old from measles, the o... Read More

LINCOLN — Counting by the calendar, the 2019 session of the Nebraska Legislature is more than two-thirds over, but much of the heavy lifting remains. Property tax relief, the state budget, business tax incentives and medical cannabis h... Read More

LINCOLN — Two years after the notorious beer stores in Whiteclay were shut down, activists will outline their vision to create a treatment center for fetal alcohol syndrome in the northwest Nebraska village. Borrowing advice from experts in th... Read More

SCHUYLER - On a beautiful Saturday morning, truck after truck made its way into Schuyler filled with supplies for those affected by the March floods. The convoy of trucks made their way to Nebraska from Michigan, and were lead by a group of fa... Read More

A 23-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence and then fatally hitting a man with her car was ordered held on bail Friday. Meghan Moyers, also known as Meghan Kinsey, has been charged with manslaughter. A judge on Friday set her bai... Read More

LINCOLN — A proven, and lower-cost, alternative to a prison sentence would get a substantial boost in funding under a preliminary recommendation by a state legislative committee. Four existing “problem-solving courts” in the state ... Read More

One man was killed and another was critically injured Thursday at the Costco chicken plant that is under construction in Fremont. Two workers fell 40 feet from a lift basket they were working in, Fremont police said. Melvin E. Balaban, 5... Read More

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will hire a search firm and gather public input in its pursuit of a new president for the NU system. Regents Chairman Tim Clare of Lincoln and Vice Chairman Jim Pillen of Columbus issued a press releas... Read More