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Taking a look at Nebraska’s first Rural Emergency Hospital
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - For people living in small towns far away from big cities, having a hospital nearby is important especially in an emergency. But some hospitals in rural parts of the state continue to struggle to make ends meet. To overcome that, a small hospital in Saline County is making a change that’s never been seen before in Nebraska.
Mild Spring Weather Persists in Nebraska with Cooler Weekend Ahead
• High temperatures in Lincoln, Nebraska will be above average on Wednesday, though not as warm as Tuesday, with more clouds and less wind. • A cold front on Wednesday night will lead to slightly cooler temperatures on Thursday and Friday.
Tragedy Leads to Education During Grain Bin Safety Week
MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Cadrien Livingston was just 10 years old when her dad, Craig, died in a grain bin incident on their northeast Nebraska ranch.“Four days after we lost Dad, Mom and I sat down at the kitchen table,” said Cadrien, now 25. “She explained to me that we needed to make some tough decisions.”
Document: Victims Identified MPD Investigating Triple Homicide in Northeast DC
Thank you for reading D.C. Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a fatal shooting that left three people dead on Feb. 14, on the 5000 block of Jay Street, NE. According to MPD documents, officers responded to the location for the...
‘I Want Justice,’ Says Shooting Victim During Sentencing Hearing
Thank you for reading D.C. Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024. During a Feb. 16 hearing, DC Superior Court Judge Michael O’Keefe accepted a defendant’s guilty plea and sentenced him to five years of incarceration for his involvement in a non-fatal shooting. Clint Broadus, 25, was...
Local Woman Falls Victim to Facebook Marketplace Scam, Sparks Heated Nextdoor Debate
A Nebraska resident reported being scammed on Facebook Marketplace, has ignited a flurry of responses and a heated debate on the neighborhood social networking service Nextdoor.
GIPD Warns About Distracted Driving
There were 18 traffic related deaths in the state of Nebraska in the month of January alone and now the Grand Island Police Department is working to crack down on distracted driving.
Nebraska State Patrol arrests two people in connection to double homicide in northeast Nebraska
KNOX COUNTY, Neb. — The Nebraska State Patrol arrested two people in relation to a shooting that killed two others. Authorities said the incident happened in Bloomfield in Knox County, around 9:30 a.m. at Curt's Lanes and Dining. Authorities said they found two men dead with apparent gunshot wounds.
Mild temperatures continue, but a lack of wind might have it feeling better than yesterday
HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Today will be another very mild day today, but the biggest difference will be the much lighter winds, which will mostly remain under 10 mph. One thing that will hold back temperatures just a bit is the increase in clouds this afternoon. The clouds will first increase across Northern Nebraska, but will then thicken up for the rest of the area. Overnight, some sprinkles or very light rain will pass through from north to south as winds begin to pick up a bit out of the north. The best chance of some light measurable rain would be in our western counties.
How personal income has changed in Custer County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Custer County, Nebraska and how it compares to state and national levels.
New polling finds 70% support for legalizing medical cannabis
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) - New polling found that 70% of respondents are ready to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska and that a majority of those responding want to approve a novel alternative to property, sales and income taxes. The poll, conducted for Neilan Strategy Group, mirrors polling done by...
Southeast Nebraska officials monitor fire conditions, hope to avoid another spring of blazes
BEATRICE, NEB. - Everyone loves a warm spring. It means more outdoor activities, and a shorter winter. However, a warm spring can cause problems, especially after a dry winter. The biggest concern? Wildfires. After a 2023 spring blaze burned over 2600 acres of Jefferson County, Emergency Manager John McKee is monitoring conditions.
Mysterious Monies Seized In Traffic Stop Will Go To State
Nebraska will get thousand dollars that was taken from a traffic stop by a Lancaster County deputy. The money is part of nearly a million dollars that was being transported in a rental car from O'Hare Airport in Chicago. Lancaster County Sheriff's pulled over the car on Interstate 80 in Nebraska in April 2021, but the money was put in the federal government's possession. The driver and passenger in the car were let go when they denied the money was theirs. It's not known why the money is being returned to Nebraska.
Anselmo Merna Public School in Merna Seeking Full-Time Kindergarten Teacher for 2024/2025 School Year
Anselmo Merna Public School in Merna, Nebraska, is hiring a full-time Kindergarten Teacher for the 2024/2025 school year. The school has 245 students in the P-12 building and was recently rated as 'Excellent' by Nebraska AQuESTT.
Rep. Mike Flood launches initiative to ease Nebraska’s law enforcement shortage
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Rep. Mike Flood is looking to help Nebraska law enforcement agencies recruit and retain more officers. He launched the Nebraska Backs the Blue campaign Tuesday. Its main goal is to hire officers from other states. “Our message today to the rest of the U.S. is...
Getting Ahead: Summer EBT is approved in Nebraska
Alliance Community Task Force: Creating Opportunity. Last week Governor Pillen agreed to accept additional funding from the federal government’s EBT/ food stamp program, increasing amounts to families with children who would not be receiving free or reduced-price school lunches over the summer. Summer EBT would give those low-income families...
Nebraska hospital staff members call for government help amid safety concerns
LINCOLN, Neb. — A letter from workers at the Lincoln Regional Center claims government officials have been avoiding staff members' cries for help. NTV’s Schady Fergeson spoke to Senator Carol Blood on Monday, and she said she had received multiple complaints from staff members at Lincoln Regional Center - and their concern for their safety.
One week left to enter Nebraska Fish Art Contest
There's one week left for students to enter the Nebraska Fish Art Contest.
State lawmakers advance detasseling bill to protect Nebraska youth workers
LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to clarifying that seed corn producers in Nebraska should hire local youths for detasseling before using temporary, nonimmigrant workers. Legislative Bill 844, introduced by State Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard, would clarify in the Farm Labor Standards Act that seed...
Tuesday Evening Forecast- February 20, 2024
Expect a shift in weather as Nebraska sees record highs with a forecast of rain showers overnight into Wednesday. Mild temperatures continue, but brace for breezy conditions and potential snowflakes. The weekend promises clearer skies, with a windy start next week ahead of an approaching storm system. Stay tuned for updates!