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Ricketts announces trade mission to United Kingdom, Ireland

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts and business leaders will travel to the United Kingdom and Ireland in August to promote Nebraska busi...
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Pressure on Nebraska hospitals eases as COVID-19 cases fall

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The pressure is easing on Nebraska hospitals as the surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly contagious omicron varian...

Authorities ID man who died in Bennington horse barn fire

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Fire Marshal says a 32-year-old man died from smoke inhalation in a fire at a Bennington horse bar...
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Beatrice man sentenced to probation for fatal 2020 shooting

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A Beatrice man who pleaded no contest in the fatal shooting of a man outside his home has been sentenced to six years o...
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Nebraska hospital system to resume delayed surgeries

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska hospital system has announced it will begin resuming non-emergency surgeries and procedures that had been postp...
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Fortenberry's attorney: He was confused, not lying to FBI

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for U.S. Rep Jeff Fortenberry argue in court filings that the Nebraska Republican was confused, rather than lyin...

Community Hospital and Hillcrest Leading Efforts in CNA Project

McCook, Nebraska—Community Hospital and Hillcrest leadership are working on a project to potentially increase the number of certified nursing...

3 children killed in house fire in rural Nebraska

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Three children have died after a home caught fire in a rural area of northern Nebraska. The fire broke out just after 3:3...
McCook Fire Department

Reported Structure Fire Thursday Evening

The City of McCook Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire Thursday evening at 606 East C Street. First arriving fire department cre...
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Standoff in Adams Ends After Several Hours

JANUARY 25, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding an incident that occur...
Community Hospital

Visiting Cardiologist Joins Community Hospital Medical Staff

McCook, Nebraska—Community Hospital is pleased to announce a new visiting physician specializing in cardiology is seeing patients at the Medi...
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Troopers Arrest One Following Pursuit Near Aurora

JANUARY 21, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man following a pursuit on In...
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Troopers Find 231 LBs of Marijuana, THC Products in I-80 Traffic Stop

JANUARY 21, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 200 p...

Teddy Bear Toss Organized for Community Hospital Pediatric Patients

McCook, Neb.—Teddy bears were flying onto the basketball court during the first ever Teddy Bear Toss during half time of the Friday night McC...
Red Willow County Sheriff

Nebraska State Patrol Responded to Officer Down Call

On January 17th, 2022, at 10:59 p.m. the Nebraska State Patrol in North Platte was notified of an "Officer Down" call for help from the Red Willow ...

Community Hospital Nurse Anesthetists Celebrate National Nurse Anesthetists Week—January 23-29

McCook, Nebraska—Three full-time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) who provide services at Community Hospital celebrate Nationa...
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McCook Selects New Essential Air Service

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Suspect Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Franklin County

JANUARY 18, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with deputies from Franklin and Webster Counti...
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Update to Threats Made Against McCook Businesses

Press release: January 18, 2022UPDATEThe following information is being released as an update to threats made against McCook businesses on January ...
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Police in Kearney say 1 man killed, 1 injured in shooting

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man has died and another man was injured in a shooting in central Kearney. Police say the shooting was repo...
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Gov. Ricketts Announces New Directed Health Measure

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued a new Directed ...
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Colorado to 'aggressively assert' water rights with Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado has warned it will “protect and aggressively assert” its water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Rick...
Lincoln Police Department

Third woman sues Lincoln police for sex discrimination

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln Police Department is facing another sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by a female officer. Department spok...
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Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be v...

State AG may sue to block planned mask mandate in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials want to impose a new mask mandate in Omaha to slow the spread of COVID-19 as surging virus cases continue...