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Riders from across Nebraska, surrounding states compete at Aksarben horse show

Paris Tebrink was determined to win Saturday in the senior clover leaf barrel racing competition at the Aksarben horse show. As her contestant number, pinned next to her saddle, was called, Tebrink, 16 of Denton, and her horse, Melvin, galloped full speed forward into the Thompson Open Air Arena. Te

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 03:13:00

DEA: Meth making Illinois comeback via Mexican cartels

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The Drug Enforcement Agency says Illinois' meth problem is re-emerging and it's not from domestic production. It's coming from Mexico and one solution to combat the problem may be as simple as education. DEA St. Louis Field Division Special Agent in Charge James Shorba oversees

ILNEWS.ORG - 2017-09-23 15:06:00

An experimental laboratory house on architecture in Omaha

Step inside a 10-year home design experiment in steel, wood and wonder Written by John Hill, Houzz 1 Houzz at a Glance Architect Randy Brown can be attributed with single-handedly bringing cutting-edge architecture to Nebraska, having learned under West Coast architects like the late Frank Israel a

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

ACT scores in Sioux City metro schools mostly show drops

SIOUX CITY | ACT exam scores dropped last year for students in the Sioux City School District, ending a three-year span where the scores had risen. Elsewhere in metro schools, the ACT scores rose at Dakota Valley High School in North Sioux City and at South Sioux City High school. The ACT composite

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Old Cornhusker football film removed from treasurer's online auction, to be returned to family

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- One of the items in the Nebraska State Treasurer's upcoming eBay auction of abandoned safe deposit boxes has been removed from the auction and is in the process of being claimed by its owners - a film reel of the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team that is estimated to be from

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-23 00:05:00

NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast

NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast for Friday, September 22, 2017 ----- 222 FPUS55 KCYS 230725 ZFPCYS Zone Forecast for Southeast Wyoming and Western Nebraska Panhandle National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 125 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017 NEZ019-231015- Scotts Bluff- Including the cities of Scottsbluff and Geri

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 07:31:14

Fatal plane crash reported in northern Nebraska

Authorities say a pilot has perished in the crash of a plane in northern Nebraska. The plane took off Saturday morning from Ainsworth Regional Airport in Brown County, heading to North Dakota. Authorities say the wreckage was found Saturday evening, just a few miles from the airport. The name of th

KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-25 15:46:00

Driver in Nebraska crash pleads no contest to manslaughter

8@klkntv.com SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) - The driver in a crash that killed a 15-year-old Nebraska girl is set to be sentenced Nov. 8 after pleading no contest to manslaughter. Angel Lopez, 23, entered his plea Wednesday in Colfax County District Court as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. Other charges

KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-23 00:15:00

Iowa, Nebraska to see high heat on first day of fall

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News 8@klkntv.com DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's the first day of fall, but residents in Iowa and Nebraska shouldn't break out those sweaters and boots just yet. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of Iowa, covering most of the eastern two-t

KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-23 00:13:00

Ex-trial leader sentenced to probation for theft from casino

A former Winnebago Tribal Council member has been sentenced to five years' probation and 150 hours of community service for stealing from the tribe's casino in Iowa. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Nebraska said Thursday that 50-year-old Charles Aldrich was sentenced Monday in federal court in Omaha.

KWWL - 2017-09-22 01:43:00

Unoccupied northeast Nebraska preschool catches fire

WALTHILL, Neb. | An unoccupied preschool building caught fire in Walthill Friday. At 11 a.m., the Thurston County Sheriff's Office received a report of smoke coming from the Little Bluejays Preschool, 307 Main St. Upon arrival, the back of the building was on fire. Crews from multiple surrounding a

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 22:36:00

Got meth? Kansas authorities will test it for Zika virus

Authorities in western Kansas say meth purchased in four Midwest states may be contaminated with Zika virus -- which is not true -- and they are offering to test your supply for free. It's the Ashland Fire Department's attempt to get meth off the streets with a humorous twist. The fire department s

KAKE TV - 2017-09-21 18:44:00

Nebraska Cattlemen announce 2017 cow calf tour

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KEARNEY HUB - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Federal grant adds, expands child care slots in Southwest Missouri

James White, 2, plays with toy cars on Wednesday at the South Joplin Early Head Start building. The program, where the waiting list on average holds more than 40 names, has been able via a grant obtained by the Economic Security Corp. to expand the infants and toddlers classroom from eight to 16 pup

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Odd allies seeking changes to Nebraska's job-licensing rules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska's job-licensing requirements will face renewed scrutiny in next year's legislative session if a lawmaker and two unlikely allies have their way. Lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts targeted the state's occupational licensing rules earlier this year. They ended the 2016 se

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-24 17:15:00

2 people in jail after driver leads Nebraska State Patrol on chase through 3 counties

Two people have been booked into the Dawson County Jail after a driver led the Nebraska State Patrol on a chase through three counties. The two, a man and a woman, were arrested after a state trooper clocked a Chevy Tahoe with Colorado license plates traveling more than 100 mph as it headed south on

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

The best and worst states for teen drivers

With an average of 226 auto-related teen deaths occurring every month, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017's Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers. In order to determine the safest and least costly driving environments for U.S. teenagers, WalletHub's analysts comp

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

Volunteers sought to gather native prairie seeds in Nebraska

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) -- The Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice is seeking volunteers to help harvest native prairie seeds next month. Fall is the time to collect native grass and flower seeds that will be used in maintenance and restoration projects at the monument. Volunteers will m

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-24 17:17:00

Friday Night Sports Hero: Braiden Ruffin

North Platte, Neb.-- (KNOP) On and off the field this weeks Friday Night Sports Hero Braiden Ruffin doesn't know anything but 100 percent. "Yeah I like to try and be the guy that no body outworks ever in our town and hopefully in other towns I'm out working everyone around the area to get better, "

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-23 05:57:00

Some Nebraska schools face substitute teacher shortage

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - A shortage of substitute teachers in western Nebraska is making it difficult to keep classrooms staffed when regular teachers are away. KNOP-TV in North Platte reports that area school districts have seen a drop in substitute teachers over the last few years. School distric

NEBRASKATV - 2017-09-21 16:33:02