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LINCOLN - A Nebraska lawmaker who was at the center of a cybersex scandal involving a state-owned laptop computer is again in hot water after deleting his Twitter account after a controversial post was retweeted. Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion ret... Read More
Fatal Crash
WOOD RIVER - Hall County authorities have identified the victims of a weekend car crash that killed two people on Interstate 80 near Wood River.  The driver was identified as 47-year-old Catarina Nolasco of Lexington. She was pronounced dead at t... Read More
HASTINGS - As a part of a January Term sociology course at Hastings College, 18 students will present ideas to resolve food insecurity on Jan. 24 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in room 06 of the Daugherty Center (716 N. Turner Ave.) on campus. The course, â... Read More
GRAND ISLAND - A Grand Island elementary school will no longer operate on a continuous calendar. Howard Elementary’s principal made the recommendation at Thursday’s school board meeting. Howard adopted the calendar in 2011 and soon after thre... Read More
HASTINGS - The recent ice storm this week brought some much needed moisture to area farmers. Most areas saw about a half inch of rain around the Tri-Cities. According to the National Drought Mitigation Center, 2016 was an abnormally dry year for N... Read More
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump delivered his inaugural speech moments after being sworn in as the nation’s 45th President Friday morning. The billionaire businessman turned politician spoke for about 16 minutes thanking the American people. The ... Read More
GRAND ISLAND - Grand Island Police have recovered two stolen ATM machines from a house where one person died and eight others were treated for exposure to carbon monoxide earlier this week. According to the Grand Island Independent, the two ATMs a... Read More
KEARNEY - Police have arrested two suspects from Hastings believed to be involved in an early Wednesday morning pursuit . Police began the pursuit after spotting a reported stolen car around 5:30 a.m. yesterday in southwest Kearney. They continued... Read More
The Buffalo County Assessor has resigned this week. According to sources, Assessor Joseph Barber resigned yesterday citing partial health issues due to the stress of the job. Another factor includes an adversarial relationship with the county boar... Read More
Corey Stutte
HASTINGS - One month into his term, Hastings Mayor Corey Stutte has begun the process of improving efficiency in city government. At Tuesday’s city council work session, Stutte introduced his plans for an improved IT strategy. He says the city c... Read More
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