Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers disappointed after GOP pulls health care bill

WASHINGTON — A stream of grim-faced House Republicans poured out of their Capitol basement meeting room Friday afternoon after receiving the bad news: Their health care push officially had colla... Read More

Beatrice Firefighters Receive Badges

BEATRICE -  Three first-year firefighters and a veteran elevated the past year to Assistant Chief received badges during a formal ceremony at the Beatrice Fire and Rescue Department, Friday afternoon. Chief Brian Daake and Mayor Stan Wirth led a ... Read More

Mission of Mercy Providing Free Dental Care Soon

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- "Many people have not been to the dentist once in their life and most of the time it's because of the lack of money or because they do not have health insurance." That was the words of Dr. Steve Anderson, Vice President of Miss... Read More

Two fights in one week leave man with busted jaw

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- Early this morning, 26-year-old Abdifatah Hassan from Grand Island was taken to the hospital with a broken jaw. Police say Hassan was drunk when an early morning  fight broke out at the popular downtown bar "The Brickhouse." ... Read More

Grand Island Man Arrested for Hitting Pregnant Girlfriend

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- A romantic dispute between a couple sends a man to Jail and a pregnant woman to a hospital Thursday morning. 21-year-old Maria Rivas told authorities that she was trying to end the relationship with her 23-year-old lover, Drene... Read More

21 Dogs Recovered from Area Property, 3 Arrested for Felony Animal Neglect

RURAL MERRICK COUNTY - Twenty-one dogs were recovered and 3 people were arrested for felony animal neglect Thursday, after a search warrant was executed this weekend. Merrick County Sheriff John Westman says a preliminary investigation concluded w... Read More

Confirmed Case of Measles Lands in Omaha, Many Exposed

OMAHA, Neb. —Several people in Douglas and Sarpy Counties have been exposed to measles, according to state health officials. A measles infected airline passenger flying from Minneapolis to Omaha March 12 is the suspected carrier. The health d... Read More

Lakeview Places 2nd At State Speech

The Lakeview speech team placed 2nd overall at the state speech championships on Thursday as they capped off a great season. Individually, there were a number of lakeview students that placed as well. Emily Casanova won the state championship in t... Read More

Wymore Convicted Sex Offender Enters Plea to Registry Violation

BEATRICE -  A convicted sex offender pleaded no contest Friday in Gage County District Court, to a charge of attempted violation of Nebraska’s Sex Offender Registry Act. The charge against Derek Arnold was reduced as part of a plea agreement an... Read More

Shake-Up at Norfolk Catholic Confirmed

Norfolk, NE—A  major shake-up at Norfolk Catholic High School, involving storied head football coach and principal Jeff Bellar, has been confirmed by church officials. News Channel Nebraska first reported that Bellar, who is not Catholic, is st... Read More

Trump Approves Keystone XL Pipeline, Ricketts Touts Benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says "it's a great day for American jobs" after his administration issued a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The decision marks a reversal from the Obama administration and clears t... Read More