Miss USA's Homecoming Tour

NORFOLK - For the first time since winning the title, Miss USA will be touring her home state of Nebraska. Being Miss USA requires you move to New York City, and with her busy schedule, she finally... Read More

13 pedestrians killed on Nebraska roads so far this year

This year has not been a good one for pedestrians in Nebraska. To date, 13 pedestrians have been killed on Nebraska roads. At this time last year, the state had recorded eight pedestrian fatalities. On average, about 10 pedestrians were killed ... Read More

One killed, one hurt in northeast Nebraska crash

A man was killed and a woman critically injured in a single-vehicle crash Monday in northeast Nebraska. Neither was wearing a seat belt and both were thrown from the vehicle. Keannan Simpson, 26, the driver, died in the crash. Mikayla Waggon... Read More

Officials ID woman's body found last month in western Iowa

CASTANA, Iowa (AP) — Iowa law enforcement officials have identified a woman whose body was found in western Iowa last month. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said an autopsy has confirmed the body is that of Cheryl Stowe, 66... Read More

Fake Facebook Page Targets Businessman

NORFOLK - A Norfolk businessman reacts after embarrassing photos were posted on a fake social media account. For nearly 24 hours, Tom Haiar dealt with personal and graphic pictures posted by someone online, without his permission. He says it ca... Read More

Slow down, motorists; Nebraska State Patrol says 3 cruisers struck recently

The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to drive carefully after three cruisers were struck by vehicles in the last month. The patrol said the latest crash occurred Monday afternoon when a trooper's cruiser, northbound on U.S. High... Read More

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act introduced in the Senate

LINCOLN, Neb. – Senators Jim Risch (R-ID), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), introduced the Recovering America's Wildlife Act on Tuesday, July 17. The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, if passed, would invest... Read More

Gov. Ricketts to help open new gas station in Grant, featuring homegrown E15

GRANT, Neb. - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will be among the attendees at the grand opening of Aurora Cooperative's new A-Stop 24 pump site north of Grant on Friday. The new gas station will provide E10, E15, E30, E85 and diesel around the clock. T... Read More

Outdoor notes: Mountain lion kills goat near Chadron; Lewis and Clark Lake’s Dam Race July 28

CHADRON, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have confirmed that a male mountain lion killed a domestic goat near Chadron in Dawes County. The goat’s owner contacted Game and Parks officials July 16 after finding the dead animal.... Read More

Digging for Clues: Possible Mammoth Hunters of Comstock

COMSTOCK—Researchers have reason to believe that mammoths and mammoth hunters may have lived in the Custer County area thousands of years ago. An archaeological dig is underway this week south of Comstock. Local resident Bernie Kowalski and rese... Read More

Pete Ricketts denies rumors of possible run for Ben Sasse's seat

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts denied speculation on Monday that he might challenge U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse in two years. The governor also ruled out running for the office even if Sasse decides against seeking re-election in 2020. ... Read More