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SCC board approves 21 percent levy increase

MILFORD -- Southeast Nebraska taxpayers will pay 21 percent more to Southeast Community College next year under a plan approved by the Board of Governors to fund new construction projects on each of the college's three campuses. On Tuesday, the board unanimously approved raising SCC's property tax l

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-20 17:53:00

Ex-director of conservative policy group Nebraska Family Alliance running for Legislature

LINCOLN - The former director of the Nebraska Family Alliance who spent 16 years lobbying for the conservative policy group will challenge the Legislature's only Libertarian senator in 2018. Al Riskowski, a registered Republican seeking election to the officially nonpartisan Legislature, announced T

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-19 23:15:00

Former Nebraska Family Alliance director to oppose Ebke in race for Legislature

The former executive director of the Nebraska Family Alliance and a farmer of more than 30 years south of Lincoln, Al Riskowski announced Tuesday he will challenge Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete for her District 32 seat in the Legislature. District 32 includes all of Thayer, Jefferson, Fillmore and Salin

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Former Nebraska Family Alliance head to run for Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The former executive director of the Nebraska Family Alliance is running for a seat in the Legislature. Al Riskowski of Lincoln announced Tuesday that he will run for the seat representing Legislative District 32, which includes four southeast Nebraska counties and part of Lanca

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 17:57:31

Waverly Invite cross country results

KEN ADKISSON INVITATIONAL At Pioneers Park BOYS TEAM SCORING: Plattsmouth 40, Elkhorn 47, Norris 56, Mount Michael 62, York 81, Crete 92, Omaha Bryan 124, Waverly 125, Beatrice 134, Syracuse 170. BOYS TOP FINISHERS: 1. Stuckey, York, 16:41; 2. Karstetter, Elkhorn, 17:32; 3. Wagner, Plattsmouth, 17:3

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 20:56:00

Reynolds Davis 'hams' way to volunteerism

When his father bought Reynolds Davis his first radio at age 13, he could not have expected where it would take him. He couldn't have predicted his son would be the executive director of an amateur radio club that provides thousands of hours of volunteer service to the community. He couldn't have ex

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 16:31:00

Funding established for Wilber NRD pond

Pictured is an aerial photo of Lower Big Blue NRD property to be developed and managed for a public use area by the City of Wilber.Courtesy photo The Wilber Community Stakeholders Group, along with the Wilber Technical Advisory Committee, secured a Clear Lakes Grant of $255,000 from the Nebraska Env

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Civil suit filed against dog rescue

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has filed a civil suit alleging a Gage County woman failed to pay her fine. The complaint, filed Friday in Gage County District Court, claims that Mary Stickney, of Stickney's Toy Breed Rescue, failed to pay a $2,250 administrative fine as ordered last year. Th

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

More than 100 dead, death toll climbing after major earthquake in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The death toll from the Mexico earthquake is now at 119, according to state and city officials. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says that at least 30 people have died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos state, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 11 others died in

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:15:00

Firefighter's off-duty death to be considered in line of duty, fire chief says

City officials have determined the death of a 50-year-old Lincoln firefighter who suffered a sudden cardiac event last month while off duty occurred as a result of his work. Matthew Vonderfecht died from a heart attack at his home Aug. 24, a Lincoln police spokeswoman said. Lincoln Fire and Rescue C

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 20:25:00

Grand Island: Man shows gun during car break-in

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) Grand Island police are looking for a man they say broke into a car parked on a residential street early Sunday morning. Police say a woman spotted a man in her husband's car about 5:30 Sunday morning. When her husband went outside to confront the suspect, he went back to a

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-18 23:26:00

Two teens arrested in connection to deadly Omaha tobacco store robbery

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police have arrested two teens in connection to a botched robbery that left robbery suspect Jose Mario Velazquez dead. York Rodriguez, 18, was arrested and booked Wednesday for 1st degree murder. Eighteen-year-old Luis Vargas Aguilar was also arrested and booked for robber

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 13:17:00

100s of Women Who Care group reaches donation goal; celebrates 2 years

The 100s of Women Who Care group reached its initial goal of donating $100,000 to Lincoln nonprofit organizations last summer and will mark its two-year anniversary in October. Since 21 Lincoln women business leaders founded the group in October 2015, hundreds of women have attended quarterly events

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Art notes: Fiber art meets feminism at Benson studio

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

UPDATE: Officers find deputy's vehicle, escaped inmate still on the loose

WAHOO, Neb. - A car stolen by an inmate Wednesday was found in a parking lot in Omaha. Eric Scott, 37, stole a state vehicle as he was being transported from the Lincoln Diagnostic and Evaluation Center to the Dodge County Jail. He remains at-large. Saunders County Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz says th

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 04:38:00

Know Your Husker: Mohamed Barry

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Sophomore linebacker Mohamed Barry is a native of Atlanta, Georgia but the roots to his heritage go far beyond U.S. boarders. Get to know Mo in this weeks Know Your Husker.

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 04:26:00

Huskers travel to 2nd-ranked Penn State for Big Ten opener

The Nebraska volleyball team opens Big Ten play on Friday at No. 2 Penn State at 7 p.m. (CT) at Rec Hall in University Park, Pennsylvania. The match will be televised on BTN and streamed on BTN2GO.com. The Huskers will then travel to New Brunswick, New Jersey to play Rutgers on Saturday at 6 p.m. (C

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 02:38:00

Big increase in political science majors at University of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- The University of Nebraska has seen an 11% increase in political science majors in the last 12 months. "Political science departments tend to see a kick in enrollment after an election year, especially a high profile election year, said Kevin Smith, Department Chair, Politica

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 01:18:00

TSCI inmate stabbed 130 times in March

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Inmate Eric Ramos listened as the lead investigator for the Nebraska State Patrol, Neal Trantham, described the timeline of events that led up to the murder of Michael Galindo. Trantham said a riot started around 1 p.m. after inmates discovered that 150 pounds of homemade alco

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 01:17:00

New Hammocks Are A Hit on UNL Campus

Through a project led by the Nebraska Unions, Outdoor Adventures and Landscape Services, ten hammocks have been hung near the trees overlooking Broyhill Fountain. The project will create a unique City Campus experience while also strengthening the link between the Nebraska Union Plaza and Meier Com

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-21 00:18:00