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Nebraska Department of Transportation

Revving Up Safety: NDOT Joins in Speeding Awareness Week to Promote Safer Roads

Apr 22, 2024 / NDOT

April 22, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) in taking a stand against speeding. Agencies and organ...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Apr 22, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/22/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
UNK Announces Winners of Nebraska Emerging Writers and Artists Contest

UNK Announces Winners of Nebraska Emerging Writers and Artists Contest

Apr 22, 2024 / Tyler Ellyson UNK News editor

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is recognizing eight high school students selected as winners of the annual Nebraska Emerging...
Terry Hejny (center), director of the Nebraska LEAD Program, visits the Gerald Gentleman Station in Sutherland, Nebraska, along with Sidney Robinson (left) and Logan Reed (right) of the LEAD 42 class. The visit was part of a LEAD seminar on Nebraska natural resources, water and energy.

Hejny Has Shown Vision in Directing LEAD ProgramAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 22, 2024 / Geitner Simmons | IANR Communications

Lincoln, Neb. April 22, 2024 — For the past 17 years, Terry Hejny has regularly traveled Nebraska, from the Missouri River to the Panhandle, ...
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Two Arrested After Pursuit, Search in Omaha

Apr 21, 2024 / Nebraska State Patrol

(OMAHA, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers, with assistance from local officers, have arrested two people following a pursuit in Omaha ove...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Supporting Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

Apr 20, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

On April 13, Israel endured an unprecedented attack of more than 300 long-range missiles and drones from Iran. The Islamic Republic of Iran has bee...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: I Voted For a Full Impeachment Trial for Secretary Mayorkas

Apr 20, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

The House of Representatives passed two impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. One article was for “wil...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Smith Announces 2024 Congressional Art Competition Winners

Apr 20, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced the winners of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for the Third Distri...
Bob Evnen Secretary of State

Secretary of State Wraps up State Wide TourAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Nebraska Secretary of State Robert Evnen spent a few days educating voters on the photo ID requirement for the May 14th primary. He also made a pit...
National News Headlines

EPA Allows Summer Sales of E15

Apr 19, 2024 / Press Release

Ricketts Comments on EPA Allowing Summer Sales of E15 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE), a member of the Senate Co...
Symposium to Explore Ways Faith, Science are Woven Together

Symposium to Explore Ways Faith, Science are Woven Together

Apr 19, 2024 / Michael Howie Hastings College

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Exploring the ways that faith and science are complementary, and how God has woven faith and science together in beaut...
Central Community College

CCC Takes Second Place in Military Friendly Schools Rankings

Apr 19, 2024 / Scott Miller

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Central Community College placed second in the 2024-25 Military Friendly School rankings for small community colleges. T...
LFS Open House May 2nd

LFS Open House May 2nd

Apr 19, 2024 / LFS

Lutheran Family Services (LFS) provides their communities Real Help and Real Hope. Teams specialize in behavioral health, family education, and sub...
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Ricketts Announces Upcoming Mobile Office Hours

Apr 19, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) announced his constituent casework staff will be hosting Mobile Office Hours arou...
Schieber Named President of CHI Health St. Francis

Schieber Named President of CHI Health St. Francis

Apr 19, 2024 / Anissa Paitz CHI

Grand Island-CHI Health St. Francis announces Steve Schieber, MBA, FACMPE, FACHE, will be the hospital’s new president starting May 12. Schie...
Nebraska Department of Labor

Nebraska Unemployment Rate Remains Low

Apr 19, 2024 / Department of Labor

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for March 2024 is 2.5 percent...
US Senate Candidate Dan Osborn Visits Region

US Senate Candidate Dan Osborn Visits RegionAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Dan Osborn, an independent candidate for US Senate is visiting Central Nebraska. After stops in Hastings yesterday. He's in Grand Island today (Fri...
Nebraska Farm Income Projected to Fall

Nebraska Farm Income Projected to Fall

Apr 19, 2024 / UNL

Lincoln, Neb. April 19, 2024 — Nebraska’s net farm income is projected to fall to $6 billion in 2024 and average $6.3 billion per year ...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy in Negative Territory Again

Apr 19, 2024 / Creighton University

April 2024 Survey Results at a Glance: For an eighth straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index sank below growth neutral.Only 0.9% of ban...
Nebraska Department of Corrections

LB631 furthers NDCS efforts to transform Nebraska

Apr 19, 2024 / NDOC

April 18, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Signed into law on April 16, 2024, LB631 expands resources for those returning to the community after incarc...
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Legislative Session Has Busy Final DayAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 19, 2024 / KRGI News

At the end of the final day of the 108th legislative session, outgoing  senators addressed the body. Listen to the comments of Fred Meyer, Ste...
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GI Police Report

Apr 19, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/19/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Hastings College

Agreements Help Hastings College Expand Medical Career Paths

Apr 18, 2024 / Michael Howie

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Hastings College has signed agreements with Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) and Des Moines University (DMU) to create...
Nebraska AG Mike Hilgers Release

Attorney General Mike Hilgers Joins 25-State Coalition to Halt the Biden Administration’s Electric Vehicle Mandate

Apr 18, 2024 / Nebraska AG

LINCOLN – Attorney General Mike Hilgers filed suit to defend Americans who drive gas and diesel-powered trucks and cars against the Biden Adm...
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Vehicle Crash Wednesday In Hastings Knocks Out Power Utilities

Apr 18, 2024 / City of Hastings

City of Hastings first responders and electric distribution personnel responded to a vehicle crash on the morning of April 17 that damaged mul...