Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
A nearly $15 million federal grant will help Omaha develop a new rapid bus service linking Westroads Mall with downtown and major employers in Midtown. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Omaha Monday to announce the grant that will pay for half the estimated $30.6 million cost of the project.
NEW AT SIX... THE HUMAN RIGHT'S CAMPAIGN PRESENTS AN UNPRECEDENTED EFFORT TO ADVANCE EQUALITY FOR NEBRASKA'S L-G-B-T COMMUNITY. THIS MORNING THE GROUP ANNOUNCED IT WILL HAVE A CONTINUOUSLY STAFFED PRESENCE IN THE STATE.
Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought in a chess board, books and a Nerf basketball hoop to help entertain her husband, Dr. Rick Sacra.
Nebraska's governor and first lady are urging residents to create a plan for their pets when preparing for emergencies. Gov. Dave Heineman and his wife, Sally Ganem, stressed the need for planning during an appearance Monday at the Capitol with Snickers, the "first puppy."
Police say they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct. Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Headquarters Troop-Lincoln will have an increased presence in Otoe County during special enforcement efforts planned September 20-21. Special enforcement activities will include high visibility patrols along with a vehicle check paid for in part thanks to a $3,100 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety .
The operator of the long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline has formally asked South Dakota's utility regulators to recertify the portion of the project that runs through the state. The Public Utilities Commission must recertify that the conditions for construction of that portion of the pipeline haven't changed since the permits were issued in 2010.
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office. Heidemann, a former state senator and University of Nebraska regent, resigned last week after a judge approved a protection order against him at his sister's request.
Before taking the 2015 Miss America title, a seated Miss New York Kira Kazantsev sings Pharrell's "Happy" while tapping and flipping a red plastic cup. Before taking the 2015 Miss America title, a seated Miss New York Kira Kazantsev sings Pharrell's "Happy" while tapping and flipping a red plastic cup.
So said Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers at a dramatic Sept. 4 hearing on a scandal that has rocked the state's Department of Corrections, spurred litigation and criminal investigations against state officials, become a political football in the governor's race, and disrupted the lives of hundreds of convicts.
SMOOTH RIDING TODAY.. FOR DOZENS OF CLASSIC CARS ALONG DODGE TODAY. THE SHINY RIDES DRAW ATTENTION TO MORE THAN JUST HORSEPOWER..
I'd guess that a number of our readers have had MRIs. One of my neighbors, a gravel hauler in rural Nebraska, told me that his test sounded as if he were on the inside of a corn sheller.
The state is adding more video cameras to its system along Interstate 80 in Nebraska. The Roads Department says three will added near York and Grand Island starting the week of Sept.
The woman was then able to get implants in her spine that blocked much of the pain and allowed her to live a more normal life. She could walk at least to the mailbox and back.
The powwow will feature traditional dance, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the surrounding region, including Northern Ponca, Omaha, Santee Sioux and Winnebago. Dancers in colorful regalia perform throughout the day, starting at 10 a.m. with the Gourd Dance, a tradition honoring military veterans.
The National Buick Car Club paid the Wassenberg Art Center a visit and held a luncheon and with a presentation by art center director, Hope Wallace. The Wassenberg Art Center had some wonderful visitors yesterday! The national tour Buick Car Club visited and had lunch with us.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:07 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC