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Aguilar Elected Chair of Legislature's Executive BoardAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jan 3, 2024 / KRGI News

As he promised, Nebraska State Senator Ray Aguilar of Grand Island put his own name forward to be chairman of the executive board. Aguilar, th...
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New State Trooper Class Begins Journey

Jan 2, 2024 / NSP

JANUARY 2, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Seventeen new recruits have started their journey to becoming a Nebraska State Trooper. The recr...
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Troopers Arrest Driver Following Pursuit in Sidney

Jan 2, 2024 / NSP

JANUARY 2, 2023 (SIDNEY, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Sidney woman after a pursuit early Monday morn...
Mid-America Manufacturing Index Rebounds

Mid-America Manufacturing Index Rebounds

Jan 2, 2024 / Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. (Jan. 2, 2024) — After falling below growth neutral in November, the Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, ...
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Regional Economy Could be in Pullback

Dec 29, 2023 / Creighton University

Creighton’s monthly survey of supply managers and procurement experts in nine Mid-America states indicates economic growth is in a range indi...
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Troopers Locate Shooting Suspect in I-80 Traffic Stop

Dec 28, 2023 / NSP

DECEMBER 28, 2023 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have apprehended the suspect of a shooting investigati...
New Board Members

New Community Hospital Board of Directors Ratified

Dec 27, 2023 / Molly Smith, CH Marketing Coordinator

Two new Community Hospital board of directors are joining the board in December. Karen Craw and Grant Norgaard will begin their three-year terms at...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

NSP, NDOT Urge Drivers to Stay Home and Off the Roads

Dec 27, 2023 / Press Release

Dec. 26, 2023 (Lincoln, Neb.) – The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportationurge motorists to refrain from traveling, ...
U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., arrives at the federal courthouse for his trial in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 16, 2022. On Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2023, an appellate court reversed a 2022 federal conviction against Fortenberry, ruling that he should not have been tried in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Court reverses former Nebraska US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s conviction of lying to federal authorities

Dec 27, 2023 / Ap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An appellate court on Tuesday reversed a 2022 federal conviction against former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, ruling ...
Winter Storm Keeps Trooper Busy on Christmas Day

Winter Storm Keeps Trooper Busy on Christmas Day

Dec 26, 2023 / NSP

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol responded to nearly 150 weather-related incidents on Nebraska roadways on Chr...
Governor Pillen Recognizes Trooper, Deputy for Heroic Actions

Governor Pillen Recognizes Trooper, Deputy for Heroic Actions

Dec 25, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Friday, Governor Jim Pillen recognized two law enforcement officers for their life-saving actions following a crash o...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

NDOT Urge Drivers to Prepare for Christmas Day Winter Storm

Dec 24, 2023 / NDOT News Release

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation are urging travelers be prepared for a winter sto...
Nebraska Joins 21-State Coalition Challenging Biden Administration Rule

Nebraska Joins 21-State Coalition Challenging Biden Administration Rule

Dec 21, 2023 / Nebraska AG

LINCOLN – Attorney General Mike Hilgers joined a 21-state coalition today in filing a lawsuit challenging a new Biden Administration rule req...
Dr. Hemang Panchal and Dr. John Waters

Two Board Certified Interventional Cardiologists join CHI Kearney

Dec 21, 2023 / CHI

Kearney–CHI Health Clinic Heart Institute in Kearney welcomes two board certified interventional cardiologists to its staff. Dr. Hemang Panch...
Rural Mainstreet Economy Slumps to Lowest Level in Three Years

Rural Mainstreet Economy Slumps to Lowest Level in Three Years

Dec 21, 2023 / Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. (Nov. 16, 2023) — For a third straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) sank below growth neutral, according to th...
Nebraska Minimum Wage Increases to $12 Effective January 1

Nebraska Minimum Wage Increases to $12 Effective January 1

Dec 21, 2023 / Department of Labor

  LINCOLN – Nebraska’s minimum wage will increase to $12 per hour effective January 1, 2024. In accordance with an initiative pas...
Oxford Man Convicted for Felon in Possession of Firearm

Oxford Man Convicted for Felon in Possession of Firearm

Dec 20, 2023 / KRGI News

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Eric L. Eggers, 39, of Oxford, Nebraska, was sentenced on December 19, 2023, in federal cou...
Google to Pay Big Fine

Google to Pay Big Fine

Dec 20, 2023 / Nebraska AG

Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers Announces $700 Million Settlement with Google over Play Store Misconduct LINCOLN – Today, Attorney Ge...
Nebraska State News

UNL Research Team Received Federal Grant

Dec 19, 2023 / UNL

Lincoln, Nebraska, Dec. 18, 2023 — A Husker research team has received $5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to research more su...
Suspect, Victim Identified in Superior Homicide Investigation

Suspect, Victim Identified in Superior Homicide Investigation

Dec 18, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

 (SUPERIOR, NEB.)  — A suspect has been arrested for second-degree murder following a shooting that occurred late Sunday evening in...
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Suspect in Custody After Lengthy Standoff Near West Point

Dec 16, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

 (WEST POINT, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol SWAT Team have arrested a Blair man following a 17-hour standoff nea...
Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 68th Recruit Class

Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 68th Recruit Class

Dec 16, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

DECEMBER 15, 2023 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — A new class of State Troopers are ready to hit the road in service to the people of Nebraska. Membe...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

Nebraska November Traffic Fatality Toll

Dec 15, 2023 / NDOT News Release

December 15, 2023 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of November 2023, twenty-eight people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadwa...
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NSP 68th Basic Recruit Class To Graduate Friday

Dec 15, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The recruits of the Nebraska State Patrol’s 68th Basic Recruit Class will graduate during a ceremony at the Neb...
Ricketts “Inflation is A Tax on Every American’s Standard of Living”

Ricketts “Inflation is A Tax on Every American’s Standard of Living”

Dec 13, 2023 / U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) spoke on the Senate floor about President Biden’s failed policies and the h...