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FNBO Invests in the Future of Agriculture with $39,000 in Donations

Mar 28, 2024 / FNBO

Omaha, NE, March 28, 2024 — FNBO (First National Bank of Omaha) is investing in the future of agriculture by supporting FFA with donations in...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Mar 28, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 03/28/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Grand Island Chamber Opposes Plan to Impose Tax Shift, 18% Sales Tax Increase

Mar 28, 2024 / GI Chamber

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce is part of a coalition opposing Legislative Bill 388, which is being cons...
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Hastings City Council Approves County Ambulance Agreement

Mar 28, 2024 / City of Hastings

(Hastings, NE) - The Hastings City Council has approved a new, five-year interlocal agreement with Adams County for emergency ambulance service. Co...
City of Kearney

Temporary Trail Closure in Kearney

Mar 27, 2024 / City of Kearney

The City of Kearney Parks Department would like to inform the public the hike-bike trail from Rolling Hills Bridge to Cottonmill Park will be ...
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GIPD/Hall County Sheriff's Office Receive Grants

Mar 27, 2024 / GIPD/Hall County

Distracted Driving continues to challenge the safety of Nebraska drivers. A recent study shows that about 10% of all drivers are distracted.  ...
EarliPoint™ Evaluation for Autism tracks eye movement 120 times per second and has shown a high degree of accuracy in identifying children on the autism spectrum. Photo courtesy EarliTec Diagnostics, Inc.

UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute pilots new autism diagnostic tool

Mar 27, 2024 / UNMC

The Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is piloting a new diagnostic tool that could dramatically cut waitlists for...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

Unlawful to Place Campaign Signs on State’s Right-of-Way

Mar 27, 2024 / NDOT

March 27, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reminding the public that it is unlawful to place p...
UNK FBLA Collegiate members pose with their awards during the State Leadership Conference in Kearney. Pictured, front row, from left, are Brooke Thoendel, Connor Reeson and Courtney Cox and, back row, from left, Omar Sanchez, Austin Kenner, Cody Swinarski, Olivia Lawless and Kaden Gilbert. (Courtesy photo)

UNK students win numerous awards, including top chapter, at state FBLA conference

Mar 27, 2024 / Tyler Ellyson, editor, UNK News

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students won six events and once again claimed the top chapter award during a statewide business ...
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GI City Council Explores a Variety of TopicsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Mar 27, 2024 / KRGI News

The Grand Island City Council met on Tuesday. They heard a presentation on a rebuild of the Ryder Park baseball facility. Private funding would cov...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Mar 27, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 03/27/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Veto Sustained: Nebraska Says No to Needle Exchange Programs, Remains on the Frontlines of Drug Overdose and HIV Prevention

Mar 26, 2024 / By Governor Jim Pillen

I appreciate the leadership and conviction of the 20 state senators who voted to sustain my veto of LB 307. Together, we successfully blocked a bad...
Buffalo County Sheriff

NDOT approved Buffalo County Grant

Mar 26, 2024 / Buffalo County

The Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office has approved the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office for a selective traffic enfo...
City of Kearney

28th Annual Kearney Community Olympic Games Dates Set

Mar 26, 2024 / City of Kearney

Team registration is currently being accepted for the 28th Annual Community Olympic Games, sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan and the City...
Kearney State News

Buffalo County Takes Part in Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week

Mar 26, 2024 / Darrin Lewis Buffalo County Emergency Management Director

The National Weather Service and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency have announced March 25th through the 29th as Severe Weather Aw...
Tabitha

Tabitha Offers a Variety of Support Groups in April

Mar 26, 2024 / Tabitha

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of support groups throughout Hall, Hamilton, Merrick, Clay, Buffa...
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Kearney Street Crews Continue Cleanup

Mar 26, 2024 / City of Kearney

The City of Kearney Public Works Department would like to inform the public that crews are moving into residential neighborhoods to plow. Wind...
First Place: Felix Valivaara, Cornerstone Christian School, Bellevue, Sarpy County

Severe Weather Awareness Week Poster Contest Winners Announced

Mar 26, 2024 / NEMA

March 26, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  —  Gov. Jim Pillen signed a proclamation declaring March 25-29 as Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness...
John Walz Running for Nebraska's Third District

John Walz Running for Nebraska's Third DistrictAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Mar 26, 2024 / Josh Keenportz

John Walz, a candidate running for Nebraska's third district, stands out for his alignment with the "MAGA" movement, which emphasizes economic revi...
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Grand Island Chamber announces 2024 Top 35 Under 35

Mar 26, 2024 / Courtney Glock

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce this year’s Top 35 Under 35 honorees for the Gran...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Mar 26, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 03/26/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Gov. Pillen Announces Second Nebraska Troop Deployment to Secure Southern Border

Mar 26, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced he has ordered a second deployment of members of the Nebraska National Guard and Nebraska ...
Kaiti George, left, shares her passion for nutrition and dietetics with students at UNK, where she’s a lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

A ‘valuable resource’ on campus, Kaiti George fuels student success in growing UNK nutrition program

Mar 26, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

KEARNEY – There’s a saying Kaiti George likes to use. “For every disease, there’s a nutrition prescription.” As a r...
Hastings College

Piano festival to feature Huber, classes for students in grades 8-12

Mar 26, 2024 / Michael Howie

  (Hastings, Nebraska) – Critically acclaimed concert pianist Kenneth Huber will perform at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 in the Hasti...
Certification received through this course grants an exemption to the law allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and to do field work with certain mechanized equipment.

Annual tractor and equipment safety training dates set for late May, early June

Mar 25, 2024 / NMC

Annual tractor and equipment safety training courses for youth, to be held in eight sites across Nebraska in late May and early June, now are open ...