Friday May 17
Free entry, fishing at Nebraska state parks on Saturday
Saturday is Nebraska's annual free fishing and state park entry day. Residents and nonresidents may fish without a license and gain access to state parks without a permit.
The Hastings Tribune
Hastings reaches 96 degrees Tuesday
On Tuesday it seemed white hot in some parts of Nebraska and Iowa, as record heat baked the states.
Weather across the nation: 5/14/13
These conditions persisted through Tuesday as high pressure spanned across parts of the West and Great Plains and a trough of low pressure over the Eastern Seaboard began to shift eastward.
The Papillion Times
Record highs for Omaha, other towns in region
Nebraska will keep the death penalty despite a majority of senators apparently willing to vote for repeal.