Ricketts Hopes Unicameral Avoids Gas Tax Increase

LINCOLN - As the legislature continues through the second half of the current legislative session, state lawmakers continue to mull a gas tax increase, Nebraska's first since 2008. The bill, LB 610... Read More

WAKEFIELD - Not just one, but two lucky winners emerged from Sunday's 2by2 drawing from the Nebraska Lottery, with both players winning the top cash prize. Both winning tickets were sold at Cubby's in Wakefield and are for the top prize of $22,000... Read More

STORM LAKE, IA -- A Wayne, Nebraska, woman says she's not guilty of selling meth to a police informant in Storm Lake, Iowa, while her 9-month old baby was in their car. 32-year-old Corina Reyes is charged with child endangerment, and a controlled ... Read More

STANTON - A 51-year old man is recovering after being assaulted in his home early Sunday morning as authorities continue their investigation into the incident. The Stanton County Sheriff's office says their officers responded to a call at around... Read More

COLUMBUS - If somebody said Easter egg hunts are only for kids, over 30 high schoolers would refute that claim. Members of the Columbus High girls soccer program gathered at Glur Park Monday evening for a friendly competition. Four teams of ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man accused of stealing a pickup at gunpoint has been found guilty. Brady S. Ligenza appeared in Platte County District Court Monday and pled no contest to two felonies in two separate robbery cases. In one case Ligenza was found g... Read More

COLUMBUS - A 20-year-old Columbus woman who led law enforcement on a multi-county chase has been sentenced. Mallory L. Smith was found guilty in Platte County District Court Monday morning of operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest, a Class I... Read More

MADISON - A grass fire broke out this morning near Madison with local fire departments already on alert due to a red flag warning. The call came in shortly after 11:30 this morning as crews responded to a grass fire that raged in a cornfield 10 miles... Read More

NORFOLK - Area college students are coming together with scholarship donors to show appreciation for the funds they receive. Northeast Community College is holding a scholarship luncheon on Thursday at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk from ... Read More

WEST POINT - The 2015 Power Drive Competition is in full swing, with the first of a five race series taking place in West Point at the Cumming County Open. The Power Drive Competition is where high school students compete in a series of endurance ... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Nebraska Public Power District is urging the public to be observant and prepared for downed power lines and power outages, during spring storms. NPPD officials say a by-product of severe spring storms can be downed power lines, and ... Read More