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Game and Parks officers to participate in BUI awareness and enforcement campaign July 2-4
Game and Parks officers to participate in BUI awareness and enforcement campaign July 2-4

As part of a national effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will participate July 2-4 in Operation Dry Water.

How livestock deal with extreme heat

How livestock deal with extreme heat

As temperatures have been warming up across Nebraska, humans aren’t the only ones feeling the effects.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band bringing 56 years of hits to NEBRASKAland Days

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band bringing 56 years of hits to NEBRASKAland Days

Legendary country band opens for Miranda Lambert this weekend.

Special elk depredation season designated in southwest Nebraska

Special elk depredation season designated in southwest Nebraska

A special elk depredation season has been ordered for July in a portion of southwest Nebraska because of excessive crop damage caused by elk.

A Flurry of Fraud: city clerks have recently stolen money from 17 Nebraska towns

A Flurry of Fraud: city clerks have recently stolen money from 17 Nebraska towns

Money has been stolen from 17 different Nebraska small towns in this way just in the past decade. And that's only the cases where someone has been caught.

Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

Horse races are regularly held in only two spots in Nebraska, but the tracks in Grand Island and Columbus are usually pretty quiet apart from the rumble of thoroughbreds that stomp past the often empty grandstands.

Heat stress blamed for thousands of cattle deaths in Kansas

Heat stress blamed for thousands of cattle deaths in Kansas

Industry officials say thousands of cattle in feedlots in southwestern Kansas have died of heat stress due to soaring temperatures, high humidity and little wind in recent days.

Ricketts opposes gas tax holiday

Ricketts opposes gas tax holiday

Right now, the gas tax in Nebraska is 24.8 cents, per gallon.

Sertoma 8-man all-stars excited for one final game, high-level competition

Sertoma 8-man all-stars excited for one final game, high-level competition

Nebraska’s top eight-man high school football players are preparing to hit the field for one final time in their prep careers.

Over 30 grams of meth found in Scottsbluff house

Over 30 grams of meth found in Scottsbluff house

A search warrant leads authorities to over 30 grams of meth.

Hershey, Neb. native crowned Miss Teen Rodeo Nebraska

Hershey, Neb. native crowned Miss Teen Rodeo Nebraska

After three days of competition, Nebraska has a new Miss Teen Rodeo.

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

The Nebraska Department of Health And Human Services is educating the community about Elder Abuse as Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Nebraska Governor, First Lady test positive for COVID-19

Nebraska Governor, First Lady test positive for COVID-19

Gov. Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore have both tested positive for COVID-19, the governor's office announced via email Wednesday morning.

Lake Mac fully booked on Fourth of July weekend

Lake Mac fully booked on Fourth of July weekend

Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala state recreation areas are fully booked from July 1-5 for overnight campgrounds, including beach campsites.

Steffany Lien named Miss Nebraska

Steffany Lien named Miss Nebraska

On Saturday night in North Platte, your 2022 Miss Nebraska from Capital City was crowned.

Nebraska expecting crushing heat on Monday

Nebraska expecting crushing heat on Monday

Of Nebraska's 93 counties, 77 are under a heat advisory this afternoon and evening.

Champions crowned at Nebraska High School Rodeo Finals in Hastings

Champions crowned at Nebraska High School Rodeo Finals in Hastings

The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up today with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds.

Semi trailer fire closes Interstate 80 Saturday evening

Semi trailer fire closes Interstate 80 Saturday evening

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 were closed from Sidney to Lodgepole Saturday evening because of a fire in the rear of a semi trailer. 

Severe weather threat for western Nebraska Sunday

Severe weather threat for western Nebraska Sunday

Five years after the largest severe weather outbreak in recent memory, the Nebraska Panhandle is under the gun again for possible strong to severe thunderstorms Sunday.

North Platte Police awarded funds toward bulletproof vest

North Platte Police awarded funds toward bulletproof vest

The North Platte Police Department is beefing up its protection, thanks to a recent infusion of funds from a statewide program.

One dead after shooting in North Platte

One dead after shooting in North Platte

One man is dead and another is in serious condition after a shooting in North Platte. 

Sidney residents begin clean-up after severe storms drop large hail Tuesday

Sidney residents begin clean-up after severe storms drop large hail Tuesday

Sidney, and Cheyenne County, were placed in a severe thunderstorm warning at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday. The warning lasted for over an hour, dumping hail the size of half dollars to ping pong balls.

Sights and sounds: severe storms bring hail, heavy rain

Sights and sounds: severe storms bring hail, heavy rain

A severe weather threat that lasted nearly four hours across the Nebraska panhandle and northeast Colorado Tuesday afternoon brought large hail, heavy rain, landspouts and a reported tornado near Sedgwick.

INEDA awards scholarship to Nebraska students

INEDA awards scholarship to Nebraska students

INEDA awards up to $80,000 in scholarships to many students across Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado and South Dakota

Pony Express Re-ride retraces historic trail from Missouri to Pacific coast

Pony Express Re-ride retraces historic trail from Missouri to Pacific coast

MARYSVILLE, KS — It’s a tradition working to keep a part of western U.S. history alive.

Woodhead falls short of U.S. Open at final qualifying event

Woodhead falls short of U.S. Open at final qualifying event

A former NFL star from western Nebraska won't be making a dream trip to the U.S. Open...at least not this year.

Weather service places Nebraska Panhandle, southeast Wyoming in severe thunderstorm watch

Weather service places Nebraska Panhandle, southeast Wyoming in severe thunderstorm watch

A slight risk for severe thunderstorms in the Nebraska Panhandle and northeast Colorado was highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center Tuesday morning.

Nebraska's gas prices set new records

Nebraska's gas prices set new records

All across the state, Nebraskans are seeing records being set, as gas prices continue to rise.

Restoring soil through carbon sequestering benefits farmers

Restoring soil through carbon sequestering benefits farmers

A new Center for Rural Affairs study suggests adopting a new practice that can help restore soil for farmers.

Proud Boys charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot

Proud Boys charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot

The former top leader of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group and other members were charged Monday with seditious conspiracy.

Large hail, gusty winds primary threat in thunderstorms Monday

Large hail, gusty winds primary threat in thunderstorms Monday

The National Weather Service office in Cheyenne placed the majority of the Nebraska Panhandle in a severe thunderstorm watch Monday. 

Click It or Ticket campaign wraps up after busy weekend

Click It or Ticket campaign wraps up after busy weekend

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol said that they have concluded the annual Click It or Ticket campaign with a busy weekend across the state.

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for western Nebraska

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for western Nebraska

Severe weather continues in Nebraska, with a western Nebraska county now under a tornado warning.

37 year old sentenced on possession of machine gun

37 year old sentenced on possession of machine gun

37-year old Jose Rodriguez was sentenced in the federal court of Lincoln, Nebraska for possession of a machine gun.

FBI farm security alert finds NU touting new defense

FBI farm security alert finds NU touting new defense

To stop cyber attacks before they start NU has developed plans to boil down testing of complex farm systems and machinery to detect vulnerable areas.

Severe weather warnings and watches for Nebraska counties

Severe weather warnings and watches for Nebraska counties

Several counties in Nebraska are in a severe thunderstorm warning and watch for Sunday evening.

Late safety gives North Team win in 64th Annual Shrine Bowl

Late safety gives North Team win in 64th Annual Shrine Bowl

KEARNEY - A defensive stop was the difference in the 64th Annual Shrine Bowl.

What to know: 64th Annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl on NCN

What to know: 64th Annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl on NCN

For the first time, the Nebraska Shrine Bowl football game will be broadcast live on News Channel Nebraska TV and radio.

Nebraska joins legal push for business' attempts to refuse same-sex couples

Nebraska joins legal push for business' attempts to refuse same-sex couples

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has joined a legal push urging the U.S. Supreme Court to back Colorado business owners who wish to refuse services to customers that contradict their religious beliefs.

Enjoy classic cars, cruising Sidney's downtown during 22nd annual event Friday night

Enjoy classic cars, cruising Sidney's downtown during 22nd annual event Friday night

The 22nd Annual KSID Cruisin' Night is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 3 along Illinois Street in Sidney. 

Fischer breaks silence: Guns not the problem

Fischer breaks silence: Guns not the problem

According to Fischer, the answer to gun violence is hardening schools and progress on mental health.
Still no word from Senator Ben Sasse.

Pillen endorsed by Nebraska Cattlemen PAC

Pillen endorsed by Nebraska Cattlemen PAC

Several conservatives converged to express their support for Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen on Thursday, as the Nebraska Cattlemen PAC announced its endorsement for Pillen.

Game & Parks warning of harmful creatures invading Nebraska's lakes

Game & Parks warning of harmful creatures invading Nebraska's lakes

It's swimming and boating season at last! But, that comes with a warning from park officials.

SIM-NE fleet brings high-tech training to first responders in rural Nebraska

SIM-NE fleet brings high-tech training to first responders in rural Nebraska

First responders have to be ready for anything no matter where they are.

Pro medical pot group: Petition drive looking better

Pro medical pot group: Petition drive looking better

Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana say they have 80,000 signatures.
It will take roughly 87,000 valid signatures by July 7 to make the November ballot.

Oil prices fall as OPEC considers output increases

Oil prices fall as OPEC considers output increases

Oil prices fell Thursday on reports that OPEC could start pumping more Crude Oil. 

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

One of the most important parts of fishing is following local and state regulations, but the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has already had a few poaching busts this season.

Shrine Bowl North Team builds trust, camaraderie leading up to Saturday’s game

Shrine Bowl North Team builds trust, camaraderie leading up to Saturday’s game

Over six days, 45 players and six coaches on each team need to learn a new playbook and learn about each other.

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

One Ukrainanian is touring the U.S., stopping in Nebraska, to share how farmers in Ukraine are hit by the Russian invasion.

Jury sides with Depp on lawsuit, Heard on counterclaim

Jury sides with Depp on lawsuit, Heard on counterclaim

A jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of Johnny Depp in his libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.

Hinckley to get full freedom 41 years after shooting Reagan

Hinckley to get full freedom 41 years after shooting Reagan

A federal judge gave his final blessing Wednesday to full freedom for John Hinckley, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, capping a four-decade journey through the court system for the once mentally ill Hinckley.

Probation ordered for Richardson County drug offenses

Probation ordered for Richardson County drug offenses

Separate cases go before judge for sentencing after sheriff's office search warrants and Dawson traffic stop

NE US Senators have little or nothing to say on guns

NE US Senators have little or nothing to say on guns

Republicans Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse appear unwilling to discuss any talk of gun control, while a decade old Omaha political commercial sounds ominously up to date.

Shrine Bowl South Team embracing grind, looking forward to Saturday

Shrine Bowl South Team embracing grind, looking forward to Saturday

They just finished their sixth practice in about a 48 hour stretch, but the Nebraska Shrine Bowl South Team players are still feeling good.

Gov. Ricketts announces Nebraska's new license plate design

Gov. Ricketts announces Nebraska's new license plate design

Tuesday morning Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the new Nebraska license plate design that will be released in 2023. 

'More than a game': Shrine Bowl players learn purpose behind all-star game

'More than a game': Shrine Bowl players learn purpose behind all-star game

The first lesson leading up to the Nebraska Shrine Bowl game, is that it’s more than a game.

Late-weekend weather strikes Nebraska

Late-weekend weather strikes Nebraska

Severe weather has made a return to much of Nebraska.

Memorial Day weekend activities to be impacted by weather

Memorial Day weekend activities to be impacted by weather

People planning outdoor activities Sunday through Tuesday, count on getting wet.

North Platte police find body in a vehicle during welfare check

North Platte police find body in a vehicle during welfare check

On Saturday afternoon, North Platte police were contacted by a man concerned about a vehicle he had seen sitting in the same spot for some time.

New Martin Bay boat ramp opens at Lake McConaughy in time for Memorial Day traffic

New Martin Bay boat ramp opens at Lake McConaughy in time for Memorial Day traffic

Boaters have a new way to access Lake McConaughy thanks to a new entrance at Martin Bay.

Ricketts opposes raising age to purchase rifles

Ricketts opposes raising age to purchase rifles

Nebraska's minimum age for purchasing the kind of AR-style rifle used in Buffalo and Texas mass shootings is eighteen.

Key Trump loyalists targeted in Herbster-Slama legal war

Key Trump loyalists targeted in Herbster-Slama legal war

Team Slama aiming subpoenas at Kellyanne Conway, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie.

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage

The 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school barricaded himself inside a single classroom and 'began shooting anyone that was in his way,' authorities said Wednesday.

Live results: Nebraska high school state golf tournaments

Live results: Nebraska high school state golf tournaments

Stay here for updates from the 2022 Nebraska School Activities Association State Boys Golf Championships this week across Nebraska.

Charges amended for Harlie Saathoff

Charges amended for Harlie Saathoff

Harlie Saathoff of North Platte has been in the Lincoln County Jail in North Platte since the November 12, 2020 death of her boyfriend Bryce Wood of North Platte.