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Beatrice's Good Samaritan Society conducts emergency evacuation drill Tuesday
Beatrice's Good Samaritan Society conducts emergency evacuation drill Tuesday

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says that all healthcare providers and suppliers are to meet and establish the national emergency requirements to ensure adequate planning for natural and man-made disasters.

Construction underway on new vocational-agricultural building in Hartington

Construction underway on new vocational-agricultural building in Hartington

Hartington school officials hope by March of next year this foundation will be a brand new shop building. Construction on a new vocational-agricultural building began a few weeks ago.

Police respond to a robbery Monday night at a Bucky's gas station

Police respond to a robbery Monday night at a Bucky's gas station

Omaha Police responded to a Bucky’s gas station near 60th and Center Streets Monday night for a robbery.

Palermo Won't Resign, Won't Say Sorry

Palermo Won't Resign, Won't Say Sorry

One day after pleading guilty to federal tax charges an Omaha City Councilman says he won't resign and won't say he's sorry.

UNK Band Day Parade showcases 24 schools

UNK Band Day Parade showcases 24 schools

23 middle and high school marching bands will join the University of Nebraska at Kearney for its 61st annual Band Day Parade.

Dry cleaner facing arson charges relating to October explosion

Dry cleaner facing arson charges relating to October explosion

The owner of a dry cleaning business that exploded in south Omaha almost a year ago is now facing arson charges.

One person injured in car-motorcycle collision

One person injured in car-motorcycle collision

One person is injured after a motorcycle accident in Dawson County Monday night.

One in custody after stealing a bread truck near Benson

One in custody after stealing a bread truck near Benson

One person is in police custody after after a bread truck was stolen in Omaha Tuesday morning.

Buffalo Co scam involves Sheriff's Office impersonator

Buffalo Co scam involves Sheriff's Office impersonator

Authorities in Central Nebraska are warning of a scam that involves the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office.

Traffic violation leads to arrest on multiple charges related to drugs, weapons

Traffic violation leads to arrest on multiple charges related to drugs, weapons

A traffic violation leads to the arrest of a Lincoln man on several on several drug and weapons charges.

STUDY: Kids prescribed off-label meds more often

STUDY: Kids prescribed off-label meds more often

Off label medications for kids are raising concerns.

Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa

Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa

The Nebraska trial of a Kansas man charged with the collision deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has been delayed again.

Hundreds attend conference to improve early childhood care

Hundreds attend conference to improve early childhood care

Politicians, child care providers and educators are working together to solve some of the challenges in early childhood care across the state.

Two injured after car hits bike in Grand Island

Two injured after car hits bike in Grand Island

Two people are recovering from injuries after a car hit a bike in Grand Island.

Gas prices to climb after Saudi Attacks

Gas prices to climb after Saudi Attacks

After a period of relatively low gas prices, a fill-up will soon cost consumers a little more.

Animal control officer scales UNMC building to rescue raccoon

Animal control officer scales UNMC building to rescue raccoon

The Nebraska Humane Society says one of its officers are to thank for rescuing a raccoon stranded on top of a UNMC building.

Levee Repairs Expected To Hold, But Crecelius Urges Residents To Review Evacuation Plans

Levee Repairs Expected To Hold, But Crecelius Urges Residents To Review Evacuation Plans

Missouri River expected to crest at nearly 22 feet by Saturday

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour

General Mills is pulling pounds of its All Purpose Flour off of the shelves due to E-coli concerns.

Governor, Mayor at Odds on Seat Belt, Texting Laws

Governor, Mayor at Odds on Seat Belt, Texting Laws

The city of Omaha is upping its push for tougher seat belt and texting while driving laws but if past attempts are any indication it won't be easy.

Authorities Identify motorcyclist killed in 72nd and Western Crash

Authorities Identify motorcyclist killed in 72nd and Western Crash

OMAHA - Omaha police have now identified the 21-year-old man who died in a traffic accident Monday morning. The crash happened at 72nd and Western Avenue shortly after 7 a.m taking the life of Connor Frillman of La Vista. Our news partners WOWT report tha

UPDATE: Police release name of 9-year-old struck by SUV

UPDATE: Police release name of 9-year-old struck by SUV

Authorities have now released the name of the 9-year-old boy that was hit and killed by an SUV in an Omaha suburb this weekend.

Nebraska engineering college gets $20M for new building

Nebraska engineering college gets $20M for new building

A major building project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering is getting a $20 million boost from one of North America’s largest construction and engineering companies.

Police Responding to Hit and Run Crash, Arrest Beatrice Woman

Police Responding to Hit and Run Crash, Arrest Beatrice Woman

Beatrice Police find driver allegedly involved in collision with parked pickup

Beatrice Elected Officials Amend Past Year's City Budget

Beatrice Elected Officials Amend Past Year's City Budget

Beatrice City Council members formally account for additional spending in past year's city budget

Geneva's 'recall committee' fails to submit signatures needed to begin recall of mayor Eric Kamler

Geneva's 'recall committee' fails to submit signatures needed to begin recall of mayor Eric Kamler

A recall effort which was started by a 10-person committee just over a month ago failed to gather the 332 signatures needed to force the city council to vote on a possible recall election.

Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard prepares for Applejack weekend with "best apple crop"

Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard prepares for Applejack weekend with "best apple crop"

"This year we've had a great apple crop," said Jonathan Hood, an employee at the orchard. "This is the best one I've seen here."

Jason Aldean Launches "We Back Tour" In January

Jason Aldean Launches "We Back Tour" In January

Jason Aldean will kick off the new year with a new tour. The 2020 We Back Tour launches on Jan. 30th in Columbia, SC. He has tapped direct support Morgan Wallen, along with Riley Green and Dee Jay Silver for the 20-city run which will wrap up in March. Al

Omaha Councilman Pleads Guilty in Tax Case

Omaha Councilman Pleads Guilty in Tax Case

An Omaha City Councilman pleaded guilty Monday to several counts of federal tax fraud.

Falls City Could Be First In Nebraska To Be Declared "A City of Arts"

Falls City Could Be First In Nebraska To Be Declared "A City of Arts"

Group asks for mayor proclamation recognizing Falls City's impact on arts

Mayor Proclaims Water, Fire Departments As "Pride of Plattsmouth"

Mayor Proclaims Water, Fire Departments As "Pride of Plattsmouth"

Neil Frodermann, Brian Wagner, Drew Wampler, Brian McConnaughey, Ryan Freeburg and Mike Alexen

Third round of flooding in 2019 likely along Missouri River

Third round of flooding in 2019 likely along Missouri River

Federal officials say the amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is approaching the 2011 record and a third round of flooding is expected this week after unusually heavy rains upstream.

Gage County District Court Jury Finds Blue Springs Man Guilty, of Drug Distribution

Gage County District Court Jury Finds Blue Springs Man Guilty, of Drug Distribution

Blue Springs man found guilty of distributing meth, in district court jury trial

Former custodian accused of stealing 11 musical instruments from Salvation Army

Former custodian accused of stealing 11 musical instruments from Salvation Army

Lincoln Police have arrested a former custodian at the Salvation Army Youth Center for reportedly stealing musical instruments from the building and pawning them.

7th Annual Wayne Electronics Event

7th Annual Wayne Electronics Event

As the weather cleared Saturday morning in came the Wayne Green Team and volunteers hosting their annual electronics recycling event.

UPDATE: Columbus City Council approves Freddy's restaurant plan

UPDATE: Columbus City Council approves Freddy's restaurant plan

The council unanimously approved the plan.

Blue Springs Man's Trial on Drug Count, Resumes in Gage County District Court

Blue Springs Man's Trial on Drug Count, Resumes in Gage County District Court

Trial for man charged with distributing methamphetamine near Wymore park, resumes with Monday testimony

Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him

Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him

Authorities say a Scottsbluff man is dead his ATV flipped in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Six Arrested in Connection with Human Trafficking Operation

Six Arrested in Connection with Human Trafficking Operation

Six people were arrested after a multi-agency sex trafficking detail that took place at a Lincoln hotel.

Norfolk teen saves driver before car ignites after accident

Norfolk teen saves driver before car ignites after accident

Authorities say two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening in Norfolk.

Man arrested in Woodland Park for terroristic threats

Man arrested in Woodland Park for terroristic threats

A Norfolk man is in jail after an incident involving alleged threats made toward a Woodland Park store employee.

Missouri River to rise again this week

Missouri River to rise again this week

River levels on the Elkhorn River are dropping and now attentions in Nebraska turn toward the Missouri River, which officials say could see significant flooding again this week.

Lincoln council to consider pilot program on scooter rentals

Lincoln council to consider pilot program on scooter rentals

The Lincoln City Council is scheduled to consider an ordinance Monday to establish a pilot program on rentals of battery-powered scooters.

Red Oak, Iowa man dies after crash in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County

Red Oak, Iowa man dies after crash in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County

Authorities say an Iowa man died after his car collided with another in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County.

Report: Some parts of Nebraska prison weren't searched

Report: Some parts of Nebraska prison weren't searched

A new report says parts of a Nebraska prison weren't searched during a recent lockdown that was billed as a safety precaution to locate contraband.

FDA panel to review first peanut allergy treatment

FDA panel to review first peanut allergy treatment

STATEWIDE - The Federal Food and Drug Administration is assessing a new drug aimed at treating peanut allergies in children. It's called Palforzia - and it works by exposing kids to pharmaceutical grade peanut protein. According to the Washington Post, "T

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

STATEWIDE - Purdue Pharma has filed bankruptcy. The drug company took that step Sunday as a method for settling litigation with numerous states and governments that say the company fueled the opioid crisis. Purdue Pharma issued a statement that says the "

Woman critically hurt in crash involving electric scooter

Woman critically hurt in crash involving electric scooter

A woman riding an electric scooter was critically hurt after colliding with a car in Omaha Sunday afternoon

Motorcycle crash at 48th and Benton sends two to hospital

Motorcycle crash at 48th and Benton sends two to hospital

Lincoln Police responded to a crash at 48th and Benton Street Saturday night at around 7:40 p.m.

Evnen Promotes Voter Registration Day

Evnen Promotes Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 24

Nebraska property tax ballot drive gains steam, donations

Nebraska property tax ballot drive gains steam, donations

A petition drive looking to lower Nebraska property taxes is starting to gain steam and donations.

Police believe teens are behind burglaries, arson at Waverly park

Police believe teens are behind burglaries, arson at Waverly park

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is looking for information on a string of cases from Wayne Park in Waverly.

Bellevue plans to scrap bicycle lanes in favor of more cars

Bellevue plans to scrap bicycle lanes in favor of more cars

An Omaha suburb is planning to scrap bicycle lanes along one of its main thoroughfares in favor of more lanes for cars.

Police say 9-year-old died after being struck by SUV

Police say 9-year-old died after being struck by SUV

Authorities say a 9-year-old boy died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle in an Omaha suburb.

Sammy's Superheroes Holds Glow Gold Honors Event

Sammy's Superheroes Holds Glow Gold Honors Event

Families, friends, and supporters gathered outside the Lakeview High School football field on Sunday for the sixth annual Glow Gold Honors event.

White Pirogue "Setting Sail" For AppleJack Parade

White Pirogue "Setting Sail" For AppleJack Parade

Cass County Historical Society showcases Lewis and Clark "brown water" boat

Two-Vehicle Accident Causes Car To Catch Fire

Two-Vehicle Accident Causes Car To Catch Fire

A two-vehicle accident in Norfolk Sunday caused one car to catch fire.

Buffett Institute hosting Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference on Monday

Buffett Institute hosting Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference on Monday

Nebraska communities leaders are meeting in Kearney Monday to hear about early childhood education and its connection to economic development and community vitality.

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident near Norfolk Sunday afternoon.

Beatrice Educational Foundation Hosts, "The Luck of The Orange"

Beatrice Educational Foundation Hosts, "The Luck of The Orange"

Luck of the Orange held to boost technology support in Beatrice Public Schools

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Community College will be working with the Nebraska Supreme Court to provide more interpreters across the state.

Rivers returning to flood stage in northeast Nebraska

Rivers returning to flood stage in northeast Nebraska

Northeast Nebraskans are once against doing some river-watching, and they aren't taking any chances when it comes to the possibility of flooding.

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants

An effort to more tightly regulate the use of jailhouse informants is gaining momentum across the country in the wake of exonerations of people wrongly convicted of crimes.

One Dead In Friday Evening Accident In Gretna

One Dead In Friday Evening Accident In Gretna

Sarpy County Officials say a man is dead following a Friday evening accident in Gretna.

Columbus schools holds annual 'Discoverer Dash' before game

Columbus schools holds annual 'Discoverer Dash' before game

It happened before Columbus High's home football game.

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

The Elkhorn river in northeast Nebraska has started to hit flood stages as water continues to come down from the west.

New Beatrice Firefighters Receive Badges

New Beatrice Firefighters Receive Badges

Badge ceremony held for three newest members of Beatrice Fire and Rescue

Lt. Gov. Foley Tries 'Wonder Net' At Opening Of Arbor Day Farm's Tree Top Village

Lt. Gov. Foley Tries 'Wonder Net' At Opening Of Arbor Day Farm's Tree Top Village

Arbor Day Foundation Holds Ribbon Cutting ceremony for America's first Tree Top Village