Outdoors notes: Pheasant, cottontail and wild turkey populations up in Nebraska this year

Pheasant, cottontail and wild turkey population measurements indicated higher numbers in Nebraska in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the April Rural Mail Carrier Survey. ... Read More

(FidSFX) BEATRICE – The Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival marked 19 years of music at the Homestead National Monument of America, Saturday.   The contest features junior, senior and legend divisions along with acoustic bands, held outside ... Read More

NORFOLK - The unofficial start of summer brings another closed intersection to Norfolk. City officials say starting Tuesday, the intersection of Sixth Street and Madison Avenue will be closed to traffic. Workers are continuing to replace a 12-i... Read More

Seven people who threatened basketball referee John Higgins after an NCAA tournament game in March have been identified. Information on them will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI’s Omaha field office, a Nebraska ... Read More

WAYNE – Several communities will be hosting their Memorial Day dinners as well as other events. The 2017 Memorial Day Program at St. Anne’s Cemetery will be held on Sunday, May 28 at 2:30 p.m. St. Anne’s Cemetery is located one-half mile eas... Read More

WICHITA, KS - Thanks to a couple record breakers, the Centralia Lady Panthers and the Valley Heights Lady Mustangs lead their respective classes after one day of the KSHSAA State Track Meet. In Class 1A, Madison Lueger's first place javelin throw ... Read More

SCHUYLER- Schuyler Mayor David F. Reinecke has called a special meeting for Tuesday May 30th at 5:15 PM at the Schuyler municipal building to appoint Antonio Rodriguez as the 2nd Ward City Council Member. Also at the meeting, Drew Behn will be ap... Read More

COLUMBUS- Meet Annette Hellbusch, a Columbus woman who decided a few years ago to turn what has always been a passion of hers into a reality. "Flowers have always been my passion. I've loved flowers since growing up on a farm. I always loved to ga... Read More

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- Two major Senior High appointments at Grand Island Public Schools today. Cindy Wells was officially named director of school activities. Charity LaBrie is the new director of fine arts. "It's a great feeling to be able to... Read More

LINCOLN, Nebraska. - Lincoln police say a naked man they tasered had to be rushed to the hospital. The man was found in backyard near South Cotner and A Streets apparently drunk, according to police. The man is accused of domestic assault and ... Read More

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