Nebraska Senators Advance Bill to Lift Religious Garb Ban

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lift Nebraska's ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers. Senators gave the proposal first-round approva... Read More

SCHUYLER - Bomgaars in Schuyler has announced an expansion and remodel of it's current facility. Schuyler Economic Development Director Kem Cavanah says that the expansion of Schuyler's store was announced during the city council meeting Tuesday e... Read More

COLUMBUS - A local resident is out $600 in stereo equipment after it was reportedly stolen from the vehicle. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says at 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday a theft was reported to CPD, after a stereo, amplifier, and 12 inch Su... Read More

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man arrested following a drug investigation has been bound over to Gage County District Court. 35-year-old Michael D. Johnson, Jr. will be arraigned in district court, April 6th, on a charge of possessing methamphetamine. ... Read More

SIDNEY, IA - A head-on collision involving a school bus and a pick-up truck near the Sidney, IA Junior-Senior High School has sent three people to the hospital. According to the Iowa State Patrol, around 8:17 a.m. a 2003 Chevy Silverado was d... Read More

WAYNE – The stage is set for “taters & talent” this Saturday, February 25 pretend by the Wayne Music Boosters. Auditions were held February 12 at Ramsey Theatre on the campus of Wayne State College. The top three entries received a price... Read More

GENEVA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they've captured all 11 girls who escaped from the state's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Department said Tuesday night that two girls left the grou... Read More

BEATRICE – Southeast Community College takes another step toward a learning center, which will be in operation in the community of Hebron.   Beatrice Campus President for SCC, Bob Morgan, says a lease will be finalized on Thursday, for the colleg... Read More

BEATRICE – The Southeast Community College Board next month will set new tuition rates for the coming year, having faced a 4% reduction in state aid and uncertainty about the level of aid in the next two-year state budget. The school’s Board o... Read More

NORFOLK — SWAD, LLC will not be able to sell their property at 25th Street and Michigan Avenue to a retail company following a Norfolk City Council decision. SWAD requested a zoning change from I-1 Light Industrial to C-3 Service Commercial on t... Read More

LINCOLN -- While meeting with the Lincoln Independent Business Association, over one hundred of demonstrators packed the sidewalk in downtown Lincoln to send Senator Deb Fischer a clear message: they want her listen. Laurie Churchill said she has ... Read More