Governor Pushing Big Change for Property Tax Relief

Lincoln, NE.—Governor Pete Ricketts' road to property tax relief is going straight through city halls and schools across the state. The Governor today unveiling plans for a constitutional amendme... Read More

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Donald Trump urged farmers on Monday to stick with him even as many grapple with the impact of his trade war with China and the partial government shutdown. “No one understands more than our farmers that the to... Read More

A 6-year-old girl died Monday when she was thrown from a vehicle on Nebraska Highway 385 north of Alliance. Alyssa Mazanec of Hemingford, Nebraska, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report from the Nebraska State Patrol. She was a p... Read More

LINCOLN — For the first time since 2010, staff turnover declined at state prisons in 2018, but Gov. Pete Ricketts and prison officials said more work needs to be done. “It’s not down where we want it to be, but we are making progre... Read More

Nebraska’s new off-beat tourism slogan — “Honestly, it’s not for everyone” — is debuting in print and TV ads. They tout the annual — and world-class — spring migration of sandhill cranes through the central Platte River ... Read More

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Public School District has approved a contract with a South Dakota firm to install a high-tech video board in the O-Zone gym. The Beatrice School Board Monday night approved a contract with Daktronics, totaling $137,667. ... Read More

BEATRICE – A reception was held Monday to honor retiring Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation Executive Director Sam Rennick, and welcome the new foundation director, Gina Heckey. Rennick and his wife are retiring to northwest Omaha.  Rennick... Read More

IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s top elections official acknowledged Monday that his office mistakenly derailed a long-sought plan to grant residents more expansive gun rights by forgetting to notify the public of the proposed constitutional amendme... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - A dense fog advisory - ranging from central to eastern Nebraska - is in effect until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Counties in southwest Iowa, northwest Missouri and eastern Kansas are also included. Patchy fog creating areas of low visibility -... Read More

AUBURN – The Auburn School Board received comments Monday regarding Superintendent Kevin Reiman, who was put on paid leave without explanation from the school board. Board members have not refuted social media posts that indicate the board was m... Read More

A scientist with Peru State College roots is doing something special to honor his wheelchair-using dog, who died last summer. As a graduate student at Colorado State University, Springfield native Joseph Fauver helped discover seven new kinds of m... Read More