Nebraska to get $1.2 million in federal conservation grants

LINCOLN (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says it will receive $1.2 million in federal grants over the next five years to help private landowners improve grasslands and croplands for wi... Read More

COLUMBUS - Pawnee Plunge construction is currently underway and is on schedule to be ready for summer. Park Supervisor for the City of Columbus Randy Sedlacek says the construction was going slower during the colder days but the construction crew ... Read More

COLUMBUS -- A rural Columbus man is dead after being trapped under a pick-up he was working on last night in the area of Lakeview High School. According to Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff, Columbus Rescue and deputies responded to an emergency call ... Read More

NORFOLK – A fire in a Norfolk apartment has sent one person to the hospital in critical condition. Norfolk Fire was called to the Greenland Village Apartments on 907 Syracuse Avenue shortly before 7:30 Friday evening. The call was for heavy s... Read More

LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture released their January Cattle on Feed report Friday, and numbers for Nebraska are higher. Nebraska feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.49 million cattle on feed on January 1. Th... Read More

MADISON - A grand jury will assemble in a Nebraska Courthouse to investigate the death of a 42-year-old man. The man, Andre Murphy, got in a scuffle with a Norfolk, Nebraska police officer at a local Super 8 motel.Smith says Murphy died while in p... Read More

Joe Casey gave the Auburn school board an update on the local TeamMates chapter and the move to welcome more Peru State College mentors. Casey said the goal is to pair a student with a mentor beginning in fifth grade and have that relationship con... Read More

NORFOLK – Is Northeast Nebraska in for another active spring and summer for precipitation? Nebraska State Climatologist Al Dutcher says it is a strong possibility. Dutcher says that what happens over the next couple of months are crucial to w... Read More

NORFOLK – Conservation practices have evolved greatly in land management over the years, and area farmers and ranchers will have the opportunity to become educated on the latest and greatest in the industry coming up next month. The No-Till, Cov... Read More

LINCOLN - Local lawmakers are reacting positively to Gov. Pete Ricketts first State of the State Address. Ricketts outlined a budget that adds $60-million each year to the state's property tax credit relief fund. Sen. Dave Bloomfield says that's a... Read More

NELIGH - The vehicular homicide trial of a Meadow Grove man has been pushed back to April. Antelope County Court Judge Donna Taylor on Wednesday continued the trial of 66-year old Roger Wynn to April 30th. Prosecutors filed vehicular homicide and... Read More