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BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year
BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year

BDS fended off match point four times in set four to win it 30-28 and went on a 13-0 run to win set five, 15-2, to down No. 2 Wynot in five sets at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Traffic at a North Platte intersection was disrupted Wednesday when a dump truck damaged a light pole.

Cross County defense shuts down BDS, advances to quarterfinals Wednesday

Cross County defense shuts down BDS, advances to quarterfinals Wednesday

No. 7 Cross County (6-4) held the Eagles scoreless over the final three quarters and racked up over 300 rushing yards in a 20-6 win in Bruning on Wednesday night.

Schmidt Promoted to Captain of Troop D

Schmidt Promoted to Captain of Troop D

The Nebraska State Patrol has announced the promotion of Trooper Tyler Schmidt to the position of Troop D Captain.

City of Deshler will not confiscate a residents' huskies, matter turned over to the county

City of Deshler will not confiscate a residents' huskies, matter turned over to the county

Deshler city attorney Ben Murray spoke with Thayer County attorney Daniel Warner, and they both agreed to let the county handle the situation going forward. The city council had no objection.

Appeals Court won't move murder case to juvenile court

Appeals Court won't move murder case to juvenile court

A Grand Island teen will be charged and tried as an adult in North Platte.

One dead after vehicle strikes tree in North Platte

One dead after vehicle strikes tree in North Platte

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a car accident in North Platte on Sunday.

Man accused of killing 6 ordered to remain in state care

Man accused of killing 6 ordered to remain in state care

A judge says a man who authorities say killed six members of a Nebraska family more than 40 years ago will remain in state care.

Troopers Find 91 Pounds of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 91 Pounds of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized 91 pounds of marijuana found in an SUV during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the western Nebraska town of Maxwell.

Minor injury in car vs. semi accident at Highway 81, 6 interchange Wednesday

Minor injury in car vs. semi accident at Highway 81, 6 interchange Wednesday

A semi apparently hit a navy blue SUV. The SUV then rolled, but landed right-side up in a ditch.

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

A 67-year-old California man has been imprisoned in Nebraska for possessing hundreds of pounds of marijuana.

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Kent Miller with the Twin Platte Natural Resources District said water from the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project will be pumped into the Platte River to continue providing irrigation water to Nebraskans beginning in January.

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenswn confirmed that there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries have teamed up with the Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs to make a special brew on Veteran's Day, which is Nov. 11. Proceeds will go toward veterans' suicide prevention.

Lincoln County Man Accused of Sexual Assault

Lincoln County Man Accused of Sexual Assault

A Wallace man is accused of sexually assaulting a child at the Sutherland Reservoir this past summer and possibly at other times.

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center System on Monday, with campuses in Kearney, Geneva, and Lincoln.

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

One person is recovering after a semi rollover accident that killed more than a dozen cattle on I-80 Thursday night.

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

Authorities say a man whose car broke down on I-80 was struck and killed by a semi-trailer in Lincoln County.

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central had its first eSports competition of the fall season at Grand Island on Oct. 12 against eight other schools.

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

The local debut of a movie shot in North Platte is scheduled for Friday night.

Geneva officials break ground at new fire hall site Monday

Geneva officials break ground at new fire hall site Monday

City officials welcomed Nebraska lieutenant governor Mike Foley, state senator Tom Brandt and many other guests for the ceremonial groundbreaking Monday afternoon.

Alcohol Inspections Held in Kearney, Buffalo Counties

Alcohol Inspections Held in Kearney, Buffalo Counties

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol inspections in Kearney and Buffalo Counties.

Southern scores 16 unanswered points in 4th quarter, fends off Thayer Central in highlight-filled game

Southern scores 16 unanswered points in 4th quarter, fends off Thayer Central in highlight-filled game

The Titans had trouble tackling Southern's Brayden Klover all night. The 6-2, 210-pound back pounded the Titans all night, racking up 292 yards and four touchdowns on 35 carries.

Senator John Lowe Launches Campaign for Re-Election, District 37

Senator John Lowe Launches Campaign for Re-Election, District 37

Senator John Lowe has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Legislature in District 37.

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

A southern Nebraska county will soon have a new show arena for its county fairgrounds.

UNK sweeps Augustana to start season 4-0.

UNK sweeps Augustana to start season 4-0.

The UNK Lopers have closed out their opening weekend with a perfect 4-0 record.

UNK wins comeback thriller over Oklahoma Baptist

UNK wins comeback thriller over Oklahoma Baptist

The UNK Lopers would not stay down against Oklahoma Baptist, earning a comeback victory in thrilling fashion.

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

Saline County District Court Judge Vicky Johnson said the 'pervasive publicity' of the case makes it impossible for Boswell to receive a fair trial in Saline County, or even southeast Nebraska.

Man Nearly Drowns in Lake Near Elm Creek

Man Nearly Drowns in Lake Near Elm Creek

Elm Creek, NE --- A man was transported to the hospital Friday after he almost drowned in a lake near Elm Creek. The Buffalo County Sheriff's office says Donnie Brown, Melissa Martin, and Glenda White were camping at the Union Pacific State Recreation are

Authorities say woman, 81, dies after being struck by pickup

Authorities say woman, 81, dies after being struck by pickup

Authorities say a woman was struck and killed while walking along a county road in southwest Nebraska.

Sasse hears testimony from Nebraska attorney general, others, on human trafficking and its financial impacts Tuesday

Sasse hears testimony from Nebraska attorney general, others, on human trafficking and its financial impacts Tuesday

Sasse, the chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade Finance, was in Lincoln Tuesday for a hearing on human trafficking and its "Intersection with the Financial System.”

Officials warn of rising river levels with more rain possible

Officials warn of rising river levels with more rain possible

Southeast Nebraska could receive 1-4 inches of rain from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon.

Fairbury's Jillian Caroon one of the very first to be admitted at UNL in 2020

Fairbury's Jillian Caroon one of the very first to be admitted at UNL in 2020

Caroon is the first member of her immediate family to go to college. She plans to study finance at UNL. She participates in softball, wrestling, FFA, student council, National Honor Society and FBLA at Fairbury High School.

Geneva 'recall committee' moving forward on efforts to try and remove mayor Eric Kamler

Geneva 'recall committee' moving forward on efforts to try and remove mayor Eric Kamler

News Channel Nebraska obtained one of the recall committee’s pamphlets they've been handing out to residents, which lays out bullet points on why they want Kamler recalled.

Geneva mayor Eric Kamler: recall attempt by 'recall committee' is 'absolutely ridiculous'

Geneva mayor Eric Kamler: recall attempt by 'recall committee' is 'absolutely ridiculous'

GENEVA - A committee of roughly 10 people who call themselves the 'Recall Committee' in Geneva are attempting to recall first-term mayor Eric Kamler. The 28-year-old Shickley native was elected mayor last November. He’s currently the youngest mayor

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

A Nebraska high school student's senior pictures are gaining thousands of interactions on social media.

Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature

Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature

The former Speaker of the Nebraska Unicameral announced his candidacy Friday, pledging to focus on rural depopulation.

Nebraska State Fair preparing for 10th year in Grand Island, 150th year overall

Nebraska State Fair preparing for 10th year in Grand Island, 150th year overall

The Nebraska State Fair is celebrating its 10th year in Grand Island and its 150th year overall.

Recent business closures in Beatrice spark comments of despair, officials contend that city is growing rapidly

Recent business closures in Beatrice spark comments of despair, officials contend that city is growing rapidly

Risky's Sports Bar and Grill shut its doors permanently last week, sparking a lot of reaction throughout the community. Despite a string of recent business closures, city officials contend that Beatrice is still prospering.

UPDATE: Third Geneva escapee located by Fillmore County authorities

UPDATE: Third Geneva escapee located by Fillmore County authorities

The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office has located three boys who escaped from the Heartland Home for Boys in Geneva early Wednesday.

Norfolk health care center marks a decade of federal backing

Norfolk health care center marks a decade of federal backing

Midtown Health Care outlined their efforts to provide care for low-income northeast Nebraskans and previewed some of their future initiatives.

Geneva Celebrates Community Development Projects

Geneva Celebrates Community Development Projects

City and State officials gathered in Geneva on Monday to celebrate a variety of community development projects that are now underway.

Nebraska Supreme Court justice Mike Heavican visits Fairbury, Hebron Monday

Nebraska Supreme Court justice Mike Heavican visits Fairbury, Hebron Monday

Nebraska Supreme Court chief justice Mike Heavican and several associate justices made a stop in Fairbury on Monday morning.

A viral animal disease is back in Nebraska

A viral animal disease is back in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in a horse in Lincoln County.

Over-abundance of butterflies in Nebraska

Over-abundance of butterflies in Nebraska

There’s a new group of ladies in Nebraska… but not the type you’d expect…
The painted lady butterfly is migrating through the state and reproducing at a rapid rate.

Fairbury homicide suspect granted continuance, bond reduced Monday

Fairbury homicide suspect granted continuance, bond reduced Monday

Grable's attorney, Scott Gropp of Wilber, requested another continuance of her case Monday, which was granted.

Missing teenager in Lincoln

Missing teenager in Lincoln

Lincoln Police are asking for help finding a 14-year-old girl that has gone missing.

Two-vehicle injury accident results in cows loose on I-80

Two-vehicle injury accident results in cows loose on I-80

York County Authorities have released more information about a car accident that caused a number of cows to get loose on I-80.

Crete mayor Roger Foster remembered for his 'passion and dedication' to the city

Crete mayor Roger Foster remembered for his 'passion and dedication' to the city

Crete mayor Roger Foster passed away Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer. City officials reflect on his dedicated service to the city over many years.

Congressman Fortenberry to visit Nebraska's First District

Congressman Fortenberry to visit Nebraska's First District

A member of Congress is set to visit five cities in Nebraska this week.

Thayer Central teacher Josh Lanik: 'I had never looked for diamonds before...I was using my bare hands'

Thayer Central teacher Josh Lanik: 'I had never looked for diamonds before...I was using my bare hands'

Thayer Central physical education teacher Josh Lanik had a very memorable family vacation in Arkansas last week.

Car trailer swerves to miss oncoming car and spills cars across road

Car trailer swerves to miss oncoming car and spills cars across road

Several cars were spilled onto the road during a Logan County car accident Friday, but authorities say no one was hurt.

Palmer-Wolbach-Greeley dominates Syracuse, wins junior legion title in De Witt

Palmer-Wolbach-Greeley dominates Syracuse, wins junior legion title in De Witt

Palmer-Wolbach-Greeley dominated Syracuse to win their first state title in junior legion baseball in 14 years.

Sheriff: Public Stonewalling Deadly Crash Investigation

Sheriff: Public Stonewalling Deadly Crash Investigation

Investigators looking into that alcohol-involved-crash that left four Gretna teenagers dead are being stonewalled.

That according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s office, which announced today that new reward money might open up some leads.

Key Lawmakers Headline Property Tax Town Hall

Key Lawmakers Headline Property Tax Town Hall

Two key state lawmakers will be on hand for a mid-summer town hall on the state’s ongoing search for property tax relief.

Omaha Golfer in Lead, Heading Into Final Round of Nebraska Junior Amateur Golf Tournament

Omaha Golfer in Lead, Heading Into Final Round of Nebraska Junior Amateur Golf Tournament

Two shot lead for Omaha's Josh Peters, heading into final round of Nebraska Junior Amateur Golf tourney, at Beatrice Country Club

Stothert Budget: No Tax Hike, No Tax Cut

Stothert Budget: No Tax Hike, No Tax Cut

If Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert gets her way taxpayers will not see a tax increase next year.

They also won't see a tax cut.

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

A 27-year-old man has been given five to 10 years in prison for trying to set his North Platte home on fire but not letting his wife leave.

Slumlord Watchdogs Eyeing Omaha's City Budget

Slumlord Watchdogs Eyeing Omaha's City Budget

Omaha’s housing watchdogs are keeping a close eye on the next city budget.

Could Restaurant Tax Fix Omaha's Roads?

Could Restaurant Tax Fix Omaha's Roads?

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert continues to push a multi-million dollar, property tax increasing, bond issue to fix the city’s broken streets.

But another option, one that doesn’t raise property taxes, has not been discussed.

Update: Arrest made in Saturday evening house fire in Kearney

Update: Arrest made in Saturday evening house fire in Kearney

Kearney Fire Personnel responded to 902 Central Avenue for reports of a structure fire. When crews arrived they saw smoke and flames coming out of two front windows. Crews started fighting the fire just after 8 p.m. and had it under control by 8:20 p.m.

York mayor passes away

York mayor passes away

Orval Stahr, a former mayor of York, former York County Commissioner and former zoning administrator for York County, has died.

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's court appointed attorneys, Ben and Joe Murray from Hebron, say they're not confident in getting a new trial, but recognize everyone's right to as fair of a trial as possible.

Sheriff: Who Gave Teens Alcohol?

Sheriff: Who Gave Teens Alcohol?

Authorities in Sarpy County want to know how several teens involved in a deadly crash got their hands on alcohol.

NDOT To Hold Open House For US-81 Improvements In Stromsburg

NDOT To Hold Open House For US-81 Improvements In Stromsburg

An informational open house will soon be held to discuss proposed improvements to US-81 in Stromsburg.

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Freedom of speech or a crime? That question front and center at Omaha City Hall today as graffiti marked the sidewalk up and down the City-County Civic Center.

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Residents of Gibbon are busy with familiar tasks today. Pumping water from basements and removing carpet, furniture and wet drywall are too fresh in the memories of many central Nebraskans.