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Cozad man appears headed to trial in connection to strip club shooting
Cozad man appears headed to trial in connection to strip club shooting

A central Nebraska man could be facing trial on two weapons charges related to a shooting at a strip club.

Two Grand Island men facing child porn conspiracy charges in federal court

Two Grand Island men facing child porn conspiracy charges in federal court

Two central Nebraska men are facing federal charges for conspiracy to produce child pornography over a four-year period of time.

St. Paul man facing federal firearm charges related to alleged domestic incident

St. Paul man facing federal firearm charges related to alleged domestic incident

A St. Paul man is facing federal charges related to a reported domestic incident in August, court officials announced Thursday.

$6 million Career Pathway Scholarship established at CCC-Hastings

$6 million Career Pathway Scholarship established at CCC-Hastings

Central Community College has been selected to establish a Walter Scott Jr. Career Pathway Scholarship at CCC-Hastings.

Californians facing up to life in prison for allegedly transporting meth, fentanyl in foam statues

Californians facing up to life in prison for allegedly transporting meth, fentanyl in foam statues

Two Californians are facing federal charges related to an alleged drug discovery in central Nebraska, according unsealed indictments released by Acting U.S. Attorney Steven Russell.

UNK student’s research idea receives $395K in grant funding

UNK student’s research idea receives $395K in grant funding

Mackenzie Hagemeister decided to focus on seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a condition that occurs in regions where there’s less sunlight during certain times of the year.

Arnold man dies in car vs. semi crash near Merna

Arnold man dies in car vs. semi crash near Merna

A car vs. semi collision has claimed the life of a central Nebraska man.

Nebraska Board of Regents to consider alcohol sales at Husker basketball games

Nebraska Board of Regents to consider alcohol sales at Husker basketball games

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents is considering allowing alcohol sales at Nebraska basketball games.

Kearney High administrators apologize after students accused of harassing Lincoln High volleyball players

Kearney High administrators apologize after students accused of harassing Lincoln High volleyball players

Administrators at Kearney High School and Lincoln High School are investigating allegations of Kearney students directing hateful language towards Lincoln High volleyball players.

Facade removal underway in Hastings for building next to former Bert's Pharmacy

Facade removal underway in Hastings for building next to former Bert's Pharmacy

Contractors are beginning to remove the brick façade from a downtown Hastings building that suffered severe smoke and water damage.

Grand Island Salvation Army shelter closes after wave of staff resignations

Grand Island Salvation Army shelter closes after wave of staff resignations

The men's shelter of the Salvation Army of Grand Island has shut its doors due to a staffing shortage. 

Gaming Commission launches Self-Exclusion Program ahead of casino gaming

Gaming Commission launches Self-Exclusion Program ahead of casino gaming

As Nebraska gets ready for casino gaming, state officials are giving residents the ability to take themselves out of the game. 

One dead in U-Haul and train collision in McCook

One dead in U-Haul and train collision in McCook

A U-Haul truck and an AmTrak train kills one person in a collision early Tuesday morning in McCook.

Kearney group organizes support rallies outside public schools

Kearney group organizes support rallies outside public schools

People in Kearney are showing their support for public schools one honk, one wave and one sign at a time.

Hastings man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug-related charge

Hastings man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug-related charge

A man from Hastings received 10 years of prison time on Sept. 20.

Two transported following Highway 281 & Old Potash crash

Two transported following Highway 281 & Old Potash crash

Two people were injured in a crash Tuesday at a busy intersection in Grand Island.

Coolest thing made in Nebraska? Top eight for round two

Coolest thing made in Nebraska? Top eight for round two

Round two of the first ever 'Coolest Thing Made in Nebraska' tournament now has eight contestants. 

Fatal crash on Highway 14 near Central City

Fatal crash on Highway 14 near Central City

One person is dead while another is seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Central City.

Kearney High School inducts 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame

Kearney High School inducts 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame

Kearney High School will induct three people into the Kearney High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday at the Bearcat Football game.

Police: 14-year-old runaway stole truck, led officers on chase through Minden

Police: 14-year-old runaway stole truck, led officers on chase through Minden

A 14-year-old could face criminal charges after police say he stole a truck and led officers on a chase.

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

It may be a bye week for Nebraska, but there was no shortage of talking points at Mickey Joseph’s Tuesday press conference.

Hastings College Homecoming Court, events announced

Hastings College Homecoming Court, events announced

Hastings College continues celebrating its 140th year during homecoming festivities this week.

NSP provides Carrier Enforcement Training to 13 agencies

NSP provides Carrier Enforcement Training to 13 agencies

The Nebraska State Patrol said their Carrier Enforcement Division provided troopers and officers from more than a dozen other agencies with skills and knowledge to better serve their communities.

Webster County officials making a push for a new jail

Webster County officials making a push for a new jail

The current Webster County Law Center serves as both a jail and the Webster County Sheriff's Department Office. 

New rash of meat trailer thefts hits Grand Island

New rash of meat trailer thefts hits Grand Island

Over $750,00 worth of meat believed to be stolen.

‘Thriving Children’ conference promotes growth of early childhood education

‘Thriving Children’ conference promotes growth of early childhood education

Community leaders are working to grow early childhood education offerings in Nebraska.

Alcohol inspections held in Red Willow County

Alcohol inspections held in Red Willow County

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol performed alcohol inspections in Red Willow County on Sept. 15.

UNK volleyball moves up one spot to #7

UNK volleyball moves up one spot to #7

The UNK volleyball team stays in the top 10 of the NCAA Division II coaches' poll, moving up to No. 7 in the latest rankings.

Aurora, Burwell among Nebraska airports to get federal grants

Aurora, Burwell among Nebraska airports to get federal grants

Two central Nebraska airports are getting significant federal grants for construction projects.

Hastings Museum celebrates Hastings 150 exhibit, opens new outdoor classroom

Hastings Museum celebrates Hastings 150 exhibit, opens new outdoor classroom

The Hastings Museum is leading the effort to celebrate 150 years of Hastings history.

UNK track, cross country bring Bonsall family closer together

UNK track, cross country bring Bonsall family closer together

'We didn’t want them to feel pressured or obligated to do stuff,' said Brady Bonsall.

World’s Largest Truck Convoy returns to central Nebraska

World’s Largest Truck Convoy returns to central Nebraska

The World's Largest Truck Convoy made its trek through Hastings and into Grand Island Saturday. 

Group in Kearney walks to end Alzheimer’s

Group in Kearney walks to end Alzheimer’s

Kearney played host to the second of three Walk End Alzheimer's on Saturday. 

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

A lot has changed in the world of college football since it was announced Oklahoma and Nebraska would play one another in back to back years five years ago.

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Nebraska interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph has relieved defensive coordinator Erik Chinander of his duties. 

Kearney High School impresses again at UNK Band Day competition

Kearney High School impresses again at UNK Band Day competition

Kearney High School earned the top honor during the 63rd annual UNK Band Day Parade and competition.

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

A day that started with widespread optimism, did not end the way the Huskers had hoped as Oklahoma dominates Nebraska 49-14.

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

An important part of the game day tradition at Memorial Stadium is keeping fans safe and that’s exactly the goal of the Nebraska State Patrol.

Truck driver trapped for two hours after crash, remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

Truck driver trapped for two hours after crash, remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

Two people were trapped inside the cab of a truck after a crash in central Nebraska Thursday.

Loup County student wins national award for unsung hero documentary

Loup County student wins national award for unsung hero documentary

Gracie Conrad's documentary beat out hundreds of entries to win the International Discovery Award.

Woman arrested after meth, gun found by troopers

Woman arrested after meth, gun found by troopers

The Nebraska State Patrol said they arrested a woman after finding 10 lbs. of suspected methamphetamine during an encounter near York.

New Library Dean Evan Boyd sees ‘great opportunity’ at UNK

New Library Dean Evan Boyd sees ‘great opportunity’ at UNK

When he applied for the library dean position at the University of Nebraska at Kearney earlier this year, Evan Boyd wasn’t sure what to expect.

Younes credits staff, family during Crowne Plaza ribbon cutting

Younes credits staff, family during Crowne Plaza ribbon cutting

Kearney is now the smallest community to boast a Crowne Plaza hotel.

10-foot-tall Loper statue is ‘centerpiece’ of new UNK green space, sculpted by alumnus

10-foot-tall Loper statue is ‘centerpiece’ of new UNK green space, sculpted by alumnus

On the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus, Loper students are now strolling by “The Loper.”

1 rail union rejects deal, 2 accept ahead of strike deadline

1 rail union rejects deal, 2 accept ahead of strike deadline

Members of one union rejected a tentative deal with the largest U.S. freight railroads Wednesday, while two ratified agreements and three others remained at the bargaining table just days ahead of a strike deadline.

Cather Childhood Home under restoration for first time in 60 years

Cather Childhood Home under restoration for first time in 60 years

One of Nebraska’s biggest cultural attractions is getting a bit of a make over.

Kearney City Council approves $4.77 million bid for airport terminal expansion project

Kearney City Council approves $4.77 million bid for airport terminal expansion project

Kearney is moving forward with plans to add on to its airport terminal.

NPPD planning new transmission line in Kearney, seeking public input

NPPD planning new transmission line in Kearney, seeking public input

Nebraska Public Power District is making plans to build a new transmission line to serve Kearney.

Kearney Police captain graduates from FBI National Academy

Kearney Police captain graduates from FBI National Academy

Kearney Police announced that Capt. Kevin Thompson graduated on Tuesday during a ceremony in Quantico, VA.

J&S Aviation approved to move in at Hastings Airport

J&S Aviation approved to move in at Hastings Airport

A new business is moving in at the Hastings Municipal Airport.

Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week

Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week

It’s a new era for Husker football. Scott Frost is out as head coach, Mickey Joseph in as interim head coach.

Hastings progressing in process to pick next city administrator

Hastings progressing in process to pick next city administrator

The City of Hastings is moving forward in the process to choose a new city administrator.

Saturday’s UNK Band Day Parade showcases schools from across state

Saturday’s UNK Band Day Parade showcases schools from across state

Twenty-eight middle and high school marching bands will join the University of Nebraska at Kearney for its 63rd annual Band Day Parade.

Machine shed a total loss in afternoon Clay County fire

Machine shed a total loss in afternoon Clay County fire

A machine shed is a total loss in rural Clay County after a Monday afternoon fire.

One person killed in Roseland grain elevator accident

One person killed in Roseland grain elevator accident

One man is dead following an accident at a central Nebraska grain silo.

UNMC to study post-birth biopsychosocial risk factors

UNMC to study post-birth biopsychosocial risk factors

Gurudutt Pendyala, PhD, is studying whether biological, social and psychological issues may lead to health deficiencies and mortality in mothers and offspring.

WSC volleyball moves up to #3 in Division II poll, UNK drops to #8

WSC volleyball moves up to #3 in Division II poll, UNK drops to #8

A pair of Nebraska schools remain in the top 10 of the NCAA Division II volleyball coaches poll.

Two dead, four others injured in crash near Grand Island

Two dead, four others injured in crash near Grand Island

Authorities are releasing more details about a crash that killed two people near Grand Island.

Grand Island man arrested for stealing vehicle and pills, police say

Grand Island man arrested for stealing vehicle and pills, police say

A Grand Island man is facing several criminal charges after police say he tried to steal a car and prescription pills.

Hastings College picks up top 15 rankings for quality and value in latest U.S. News & World Report college issue

Hastings College picks up top 15 rankings for quality and value in latest U.S. News & World Report college issue

The U.S. News & World Report is recognizing Hastings College as one of the leading colleges in the region.

UNK ranked 2nd in value, 7th-best public regional university by US News & World Report

UNK ranked 2nd in value, 7th-best public regional university by US News & World Report

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is touting its rankings in the new U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” issue.

Undergraduate application fee will be waived for University of Nebraska campuses

Undergraduate application fee will be waived for University of Nebraska campuses

The University of Nebraska’s campuses will waive the undergraduate admissions application fee for Nebraska students from Sept. 16 through Sept. 30.

Three-vehicle crash leads to partial closure of Highway 30 in Merrick County

Three-vehicle crash leads to partial closure of Highway 30 in Merrick County

Authorities closed a portion of Highway 30 Sunday evening after a crash.

‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football

‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football

Trev Alberts called it a tough and sad day, that being the firing of head coach Scott Frost on Sunday

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

Nebraska fell to Georgia Southern 45-42 on Saturday night in Lincoln.