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Man killed when semi rammed into his car

(Update) FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have released the name of a car driver killed in a collision with a semitrailer on the west side of Fremont. The accident occurred around 4:20 a.m. Monday. Police say a westbound car turned north onto U... Read More

(Audio) Hansen-Mueller Co. Announces New Fremont Facility

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Cecilia Harry with Greater Fremont Development Council) Hansen-Mueller Co., a grain industry leader based in Omaha, Neb., announced Monday that they will locate a state-of-the-art bagging fac... Read More

Brasch Weekly Column

Week seven of the first biennium of the 105th Legislature consisted of days 28 through 31 of the 90-day session. Friday, February 17th was a recess day. Last week the Legislature took a break from debating the filibuster rule when the Speaker propos... Read More

Southeast Nebraska radio stations added to Rural Radio Network programming

The Nebraska Rural Radio Association has expanded its footprint by adding three new affiliates in eastern Nebraska. KUTT and KGMT in Fairbury along with KWBE in Beatrice are now airing ag programming from the Rural Radio Network. The stations are... Read More

(Audio) Awards Handed Out At

(Click on news/podcast tab above to hear comments from Tina at the Chamber) The West Point Chamber of Commerce hosted the "Partners in Progress" banquet at the Nielsen Center Sunday night. Receiving awards were Chris Kreikemeier, manager of the... Read More

Omaha works to boost activities by the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A group associated with the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has hired a director to focus on boosting activities near the Missouri River. The Omaha World-Herald reports that former Lincoln Railyard employee Rachel Halbmaier be... Read More

“Nebraska150 Express” Tour Unveiled By Governor

Today, Gov. Pete Ricketts, First Lady Susanne Shore, and Union Pacific Chairman, President, and CEO Lance Fritz announced the seven communities selected as stops along the route for the “Nebraska150 Express” tour August 4-6, 2017.  A Union Pacif... Read More

Patriot Guard Riders To Attend Pagels Funeral

The Patriot Guard Riders will provide a flag line at the funeral for 67-year-old Vietnam Veteran Lynn Pagels, formerly of West Point on Monday, an escort to the Mount Hope Cemetery and a flag line at the graveside service. Pagels enlisted in the N... Read More

Wisner Churches Burglarized Over Past Two Weeks

Two churches in Wisner were targeted by a burglar or burglars over the past two weeks. The two churches are St Paul Lutheran and Christ Lutheran, according to Wisner Police. The doors were unlocked and no vandalism took place.  Electronic item... Read More

Keystone Developer Seeks Route Approval Through Nebraska

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is once again seeking approval for a route through Nebraska. TransCanada said Thursday that it has filed an application with the state commission that regulates oil pipelines. The company's previous att... Read More

Sen. Brasch Weekly Column

Week six of the first biennium of the 105th Legislature consisted of days 23 through 27 of the 90-day session. Many of you have been frustrated, and rightfully so, by our lingering debates in the mornings on the floor of the Legislature. Apart from ... Read More

Nebraska Governor Ricketts Set To Speak At CPAC 2017

The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced that Nebraska’s 40th Governor, Pete Ricketts will speak at this February’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the National Harbor, outside of DC.  Ricketts has been an advocate for ... Read More

(Audio) GACC To Add STEAM Labs Next Year

(clickon news/podcast tab above to hear interview) Guardian Angels Central Catholic will begin STEAM Labs next school year. Principal Kate Hagemann says STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math. The labs will be requi... Read More

Nebraskans Given

Monday,  Governor Pete Ricketts and Attorney General Doug Peterson were joined by U.S. Attorney Deb Gilg and UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey Gold as they announced the launch of the DOSE OF REALITY public awareness campaign intended to alert Nebraskans to... Read More