The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s chancellor on Thursday proposed $2.9 million in cuts from UNL’s budget in 2018-19. Ronnie Green’s plan includes eliminating the electronics engineering bachelor’s degree and the Center for Instructional'... Read More

Judge Shelly Stratman estimated, conservatively, that the then-9-year-old boy was sexually assaulted about 52 times by a man he considered a father figure. It would have been easier, Stratman said, for the boy to hide in silence all his life. But '... Read More

Nebraska state troopers said Thursday that they had seized more than 1,850 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $5 million. About 6 p.m. Wednesday near Geneva, a trooper stopped a 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van that was driving on the shoul'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—High school sophomore Zane Raines of Broken Bow has been invited to represent Nebraska on the 2018 Track and Field Team in Queensland, Australia July 7-17. He will compete with Down Under Sports for individual honors and a team champions'... Read More

TECUMSEH – State prosecutors asked a three-judge panel to impose the death penalty on Patrick Schroeder for the killing of his cellmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institute. The state played Schroeder’s taped confessions to the murder'... Read More

BROKEN BOW–A representative from BNSF informed KCNI/KBBN on Thursday that Burlington Northern will have the 5th Avenue railroad crossing closed tomorrow, April 20 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   ...'... Read More

BROKEN BOW--At approximately 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday, the Broken Bow Police Department received a complaint about a suspicious vehicle playing loud music in the vicinity of South 13th & G. Upon arrival the officer attempted to make contact with a'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY—District Court was held on Thursday morning at the Judicial Center in Broken Bow. Danielle E. Blake, 32, of North Platte is currently in custody in Colorado according to County Attorney Steve Bowers. Hearings for two separate cases to'... Read More

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PONCA, NE — Tom Ferry does business in Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota and notices a big difference between rural communities in those states and Nebraska.  He says those states aren’t killing their farmers with taxes. “I see the differences'... Read More

TECUMSEH - Convicted murderer Patrick Schroeder appeared in court Thursday morning before a three-judge panel at the Johnson County Courthouse in Tecumseh, deciding if he should receive a death sentence for a murder at the Tecumseh state prison. '... Read More

LINCOLN — More trouble is coming to the state’s most troubled prison. The state recently lost a labor ruling that will force it to end 12-hour work shifts that were implemented as an emergency measure following a deadly riot at the T'... Read More

BROKEN BOW--On Thursday morning a one-vehicle accident was reported on Highway 2, approximately three miles east of Broken Bow. A pickup hauling a camper was headed east when it struck a deer, entered a ditch, swerved, and ended up facing west acc'... Read More

Residence hall room rates and tuition will probably rise in many instances in the fall at Chadron, Peru and Wayne State Colleges. The State College Board of Trustees will meet Friday at Peru State College and will consider mandatory fees, room and'... Read More