FREMONT - April set record lows for temperatures, but with warmer weather now comes the perennial sign of spring in Nebraska: construction. Concrete work on Park Street, which started last fall, is again underway. Sawyer Construction, the contract'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Three sheriff deputy cruisers were rammed following a high speed chase on Highway 2 Thursday evening. Fremont County sheriff’s deputies initiated the chase of 39-year-old Jay Rickman. The pursuit was overtaken by an Otoe County'... Read More

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s chancellor on Thursday proposed $2.9 million in cuts from UNL’s budget in 2018-19. Ronnie Green’s plan includes eliminating the electronics engineering bachelor’s degree and the Center for Instructional'... Read More

Judge Shelly Stratman estimated, conservatively, that the then-9-year-old boy was sexually assaulted about 52 times by a man he considered a father figure. It would have been easier, Stratman said, for the boy to hide in silence all his life. But '... Read More

Nebraska state troopers said Thursday that they had seized more than 1,850 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $5 million. About 6 p.m. Wednesday near Geneva, a trooper stopped a 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van that was driving on the shoul'... Read More

TECUMSEH – State prosecutors asked a three-judge panel to impose the death penalty on Patrick Schroeder for the killing of his cellmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institute. The state played Schroeder’s taped confessions to the murder'... Read More

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PONCA, NE — Tom Ferry does business in Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota and notices a big difference between rural communities in those states and Nebraska.  He says those states aren’t killing their farmers with taxes. “I see the differences'... Read More

TECUMSEH - Convicted murderer Patrick Schroeder appeared in court Thursday morning before a three-judge panel at the Johnson County Courthouse in Tecumseh, deciding if he should receive a death sentence for a murder at the Tecumseh state prison. '... Read More

FREMONT - Several area teenagers found themselves on the wrong side of the law yesterday, with offenses ranging from child in need of supervision to driving without an operator's license. On Wednesday around 1:00AM, Fremont Police officers receive'... Read More

LINCOLN — More trouble is coming to the state’s most troubled prison. The state recently lost a labor ruling that will force it to end 12-hour work shifts that were implemented as an emergency measure following a deadly riot at the T'... Read More

Residence hall room rates and tuition will probably rise in many instances in the fall at Chadron, Peru and Wayne State Colleges. The State College Board of Trustees will meet Friday at Peru State College and will consider mandatory fees, room and'... Read More

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