Nelsen: Innovation Task Force Shows Promise for County Bridges

NEBRASKA CITY - The sole county board member on Gov. Pete Rickett’s Innovation Task Force through the state Department of Roads says he is encouraged by ideas to energize rural bridge construction. ... Read More

They gave him until 10 o’clock. Law enforcement negotiators had spent 11 hours Friday cajoling homicide suspect Kenneth Clark to come out of his west Omaha house. The 45-year-old man sobbed through his cellphone. He prayed. But he would not... Read More

GENOA - Genoa baseball looks to have a bright future, thanks to the continued improvements being made at the local ballfields. Baseball Field Project Committee Chairman Chad Buhl says they are holding their second annual fundraiser Friday evening... Read More

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota-based Black Hills Corp. says it has completed its purchase of Colorado-based SourceGas Holdings. SourceGas is a natural gas utility serving about 425,000 customers including some in Pierce, Stanton, Antelope,... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's only ban on meatpackers owning hogs has ended due to a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed the measure Thursday. Business and farm... Read More

LINCOLN - In any vehicular pursuit in Nebraska, if an innocent third party is injured, law enforcement is held liable. Senator Dan Watermeier wanted to make sure there is a definition for "third party." On his weekly radio appearance, Senator Wa... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Organ donor statuses on Nebraska driver's licenses will remain in effect until a citizen asks to change it. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a measure Thursday to change current state law, which requires license holders to update t... Read More

(Wayne) - More than 1,000 students at Wayne State College were named to the Dean's List for exemplary academic achievement during the past semester. Students listed on the dean's list are full-time undergraduate students who have achieved a GPA ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Police continue investigation of a burglary after multiple storage units were broken into. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says a call came in at approximately 9:46 a.m. Tuesday regarding five separate storage units being burglariz... Read More

WAYNE – After the 2013 Wayne tornado much of the industrial east side of Wayne had work to do on construction, one of those businesses is now up and completed. Black Hills Energy hosted Friday morning Chamber Coffee at 10 am. located at 711 Cent... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Nebraska Art Teachers Association is working with Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) to get high school students in Nebraska’s Third District to submit their artwork for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Congressman S... Read More