OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha Tribal Council member has pleaded guilty to misusing federal funds. Forrest Aldrich entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. The charge: misapplication of health care benefit program funds. His'... Read More

LINCOLN — A federal judge on Thursday tossed out Nebraska’s new signature requirements for independent candidates seeking statewide office. The ruling opens the door for Kent Bernbeck, the man who sued over the requirements, to run'... Read More

LINCOLN — A judge has scheduled a July 2 hearing for Joshua Keadle to enter a plea to a murder charge in the case of a Peru State College student who went missing in 2010. On Thursday, Nemaha County District Judge Ricky Schreiner overruled Keadl'... Read More

The embattled director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Nebraska on Thursday to talk about the administration’s new Waters of the United States rule. But he faced pointed questions about another issue important to Nebraska'... Read More

BEATRICE, Neb. — Gage County officials will continue trying to persuade a court to overturn the $28 million judgment in the Beatrice Six case. The Gage County Board voted 7-0 on Wednesday to ask the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revi'... Read More

AUBURN - A company news release says 193 employees will be affected when Ariens shuts down its Auburn manufacturing plant. Larry Weyers, president of Ariens Power Equipment, says closing the plant was a difficult decision. Weyers: “It just do'... Read More

NELIGH - If you drive through Neligh in the upcoming days, you might notice something out of the ordinary. In a tradition that spans back to 2015, Blackburn Manufacturing Company staff and volunteers took to "Main St." with flags. Since being n'... Read More

AUBURN – A company that had endeared itself to Auburn and surrounding communities for its civic involvement and willingness to share is metal craftsmanship,  told employees today it plans to cease all operations at the Auburn manufacturing facilit'... Read More

Omaha, NE.—Independent candidates in Nebraska just got some good news. A federal judge has ruled that a 2016 law forcing independents, trying to make the statewide November ballot, to come up with 120,000 petition signatures is unconstitutional.'... Read More

AUBURN – Ariens Co. told its employees Thursday that a company restructuring plan includes the closing of the Auburn plant this fall. Auburn City Administrator Kim Beger said local officials are working with the Nebraska Department of Economic D'... Read More

PLATTE CENTER - One person was Injured In a Semi/Car collision near Platte Center. Rescue crews were dispatched to the location at Highway 81 at around 12:14 p.m on Thursday. An official on the scene says the driver of the car suffered minor injur'... Read More

COLUMBUS - Sgt. Wangler has had several state officials and friends visiting him during his recovery. Columbus Police Sgt. Brad Wangler has been recovering from gunshot wounds, and CPD remain very positive about the recovery process so far. "Sg'... Read More

LINCOLN — For five years, opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline and members of the Ponca Indian Tribe have sown native tribal corn in the path of the controversial project as a form of resistance. Now they’ve planted another potentia'... Read More

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the attempt by an anti-death penalty group to request a delay in scheduling the state’s first execution in 21 years. In a related development this week, State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha launc'... Read More