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(GIBBON, NEB.) Three people were killed and two others injured in a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near the Gibbon exit in Buffalo County. The crash occurred around 4:22 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, eastbound I-80 (mm 286) one mile east of th... Read More
HASTINGS, Neb. - Students and faculty at Watson Elementary in Hastings have made a smooth transition in the first month after an influx of new students came to the school following the closing of Morton Elementary. At the September board meeting, ... Read More
Jerry Esch
HASTINGS, Neb. - A January trial has been scheduled for a former Hastings police detective accused of running a fraudulent fundraising site to enrich himself. Jerry Esch pleaded not guilty Thursday to a felony charge of theft by deception. His t... Read More
Flooding from Aug. 29 along Ash Creek near Blue Hill.  Photo via NWS-Hastings.
HASTINGS, Neb. - Many more southern Adams County roads are reopened after being closed for nearly a month due to flooding. Emergency Manager Chip Volcek says Adams Central Ave is now open between Homestead and Cimarron. Cimarron Road is reopened f... Read More
HASTINGS, Neb. - A new heavy equipment training program at Central Community College-Hastings is getting off the ground. Officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new facility being built on campus to train students for skilled machinery careers tha... Read More
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Gov. Pete Ricketts has endorsed a legislative candidate in the up-for-grabs District 35 race. Gregg Neuhaus announced yesterday that Ricketts is backing him. Neuhaus is running against Democrat Dan Quick to replace Sen. Mike ... Read More
HASTINGS, Neb. - Hastings Police are investigating a home invasion that happened Tuesday just before midnight. According to an investigation, 44-year-old Shane Hatch broke into the home on Ringland Road by breaking a glass insert on the home’s f... Read More
HASTINGSA candidate for the Hastings City Council race this November is halting his campaign. Tyson Havranek, the candidate in Hastings' first ward announced Wednesday morning he's suspending his campaign permanently. Havranek said in a news relea... Read More
LEXINGTON, Neb. - Longtime Nebraska politician and Hastings College graduate Bill Barrett, who helped shape the nation’s farm policy has died. He was 87. Barrett represented Nebraska’s third district in congress from 1991-2001. He also spent 1... Read More
Grand Island Pic
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Volunteers are being sought in Grand Island for two garden planting days at Stolley Park. The Grand Island Parks division is looking for help this Saturday and again on Oct. 8 to help plant perennial flowers in the garden bed... Read More
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