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(Audio) Miles For Heroes In Scribner To Host Freedom Fest

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Josh Marreel) Miles For Heroes founder Josh Marreel says they plan something special for their 5th year.   This year's event includes a 5-K and a concert on May 28th in Scribner. ... Read More

(Audio) Farm Bureau Opposes LB 461

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear Steve Nelson) LINCOLN, NEB. – Two high profile bills scheduled for debate by Nebraska lawmakers don’t do enough to provide meaningful property tax reform and relief according to leaders of Nebraska agri... Read More

Rebuild Nebraska Members Respond To LB 461

Today, members of Rebuild Nebraska issued statements reacting to LB 461, which will be debated by the Nebraska Legislature on Friday, April 21. Rebuild Nebraska opposes a tax structure like the one proposed in LB 461 because it likely would mean larg... Read More

(Audio) Governor Ricketts And Others Push For Tax Reform

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear comments from Senators Smith and Brasch who support and also Ne Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson who opposes LB461) Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts and advocates for tax relief rallied in the State Capit... Read More

(UPDATE) Suspect Arrested After Bank Robbery In Bancroft

A man was arrested Thursday night after allegedly robbing First Bank of Bancroft earlier in the evening. According to a press release from Cuming County Dispatch, the man, whose name has not been released, entered the bank at about 5:30 p.m., and ... Read More

Middle School Students get Chance for Adventure and Outdoor Education Through ACE Camp

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts are excited to offer Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) again this year. The NRDs are encouraging middle school students interested in the outdoors, to sign up for this educational and action-packed ca... Read More

Nebraska Beer Stores Near Reservation Lose Liquor Licenses

Four Nebraska stores known for selling millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation have lost their liquor licenses.   The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission's ruling on Wednesday could force an end to beer sale... Read More

Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana

Several Nebraska lawmakers say the state Legislature should approve a bill that would let them regulate medical marijuana before voters legalize the substance.   Senators began debate on the measure Wednesday but are unlikely to vote unless ... Read More

Pro Rodeo coming to Pinnacle Bank Arena

(Lincoln, NE) – Ram Rodeo Series presents the PRCA Championship Rodeo at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE on Friday and Saturday, April 28th and 29th at 7:30 pm each night. The PRCA will bring over 200 top professional contestants from 16 st... Read More

Open Sky Says Not The Time To Talk Tax Cuts

During our campaigns for the Legislature, we all ran on a platform of lowering taxes. Once elected to the Legislature, however, we quickly learned that there just isn’t a lot of fat to cut and that sooner or later, any income tax cut would result i... Read More

Volunteers Needed To Help With Mobile Children's Museum In West Point

The Mobile Children's Museum that's "Truckin' Through Nebraska" as part of the state's 150 Celebration, will be in West Point this Saturday and Sunday.  It arrives Friday afternoon.   Volunteers are needed to help run the exhibit, which w... Read More

(Audio) Midland University Speaker Lived Under Hitler's Rule

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Kitty Werthmann)   Kitty Werthmann, a naturalized American citizen, now 86 years old, was born in Austria and lived under Hitler's rule for seven years.   She'll speak at E... Read More

Hail Lined Ditches In Cuming County

After a Sunday morning drive-around in Burt and Cuming county, scattered damage could be spotted from straight- line winds Saturday night. Several trees were broken over in West Point. A large limb was on the roof of a home near Hwy 275 in West Po... Read More

Hail Storm Hits West Point

At 7:38 pm Saturday evening, West Point was hit by a hail storm, part of a thunderstorm system which impacted Stanton, Madison, Platte, Cuming, Dodge and Washington counties. The hail was so loud, KTIC Station Manager Dwight Lane had a hard time b... Read More