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State Treasurer Briese encourages Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' college savings plans

State Treasurer Briese encourages Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' college savings plans

The Nebraska State Treasurer's Office is encouraging Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' savings plans to help you pay for post-secondary education.

Kearney Police, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office honor fallen in Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony

Kearney Police, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office honor fallen in Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony

Law enforcement in Buffalo County are honoring fallen officers.

Hastings' Ablott wins High Jump; Adams Central's Scott medals in pole vault in Day 1 of State Track and Field

Hastings' Ablott wins High Jump; Adams Central's Scott medals in pole vault in Day 1 of State Track and Field

Parker Ablott of Hastings High is the Boys Class B High Jump state champion with a jump of 6-08.00 (2.03m.)

Kearney Police investigating theft of $52,000 worth of dirt bikes

Kearney Police investigating theft of $52,000 worth of dirt bikes

The Kearney Police Department is searching for a group of suspects who investigators say stole more than $50,000 in dirt bikes.

Grand Island Fire Department making effort to reach Hispanic community

Grand Island Fire Department making effort to reach Hispanic community

The Grand Island Fire Department is taking steps to connect with the city's growing Hispanic population. 

Final beam placement signals construction milestone for Grand Island Casino Resort

Final beam placement signals construction milestone for Grand Island Casino Resort

The Grand Island Casino Resort is on track to open in early 2025.

Former regent Bob Phares, student Katie Cornelio speaking Friday at UNK commencement

Former regent Bob Phares, student Katie Cornelio speaking Friday at UNK commencement

The University of Nebraska at Kearney will host its spring commencement 10 a.m. Friday at the Health and Sports Center on campus.

Hastings Aquacourt set to open May 25

Hastings Aquacourt set to open May 25

Trainings and final preparations are taking place to open the Hastings Aquacourt Water Park on Saturday, May 25.

Buffalo County primary election: Clouse has big edge in legislative race, Shelton approves swimming pool bonds

Buffalo County primary election: Clouse has big edge in legislative race, Shelton approves swimming pool bonds

A familiar face in area politics owns a big lead in a contest for a new position and other races are narrowing down their fields of candidates.

Adams County election results: Kenesaw sales tax passes, Hastings City Council races trim down

Adams County election results: Kenesaw sales tax passes, Hastings City Council races trim down

More than 7,000 Adams County residents voted in Tuesday’s primary election and influenced the future of government in the county.

Jay Beckby, Jacque Cranson advance in Hastings mayoral race

Jay Beckby, Jacque Cranson advance in Hastings mayoral race

Jay Beckby and Jacque Cranson appear poised to advance to the general election in the race to become the next Hastings mayor.

Central Nebraska Election Results 2024

Central Nebraska Election Results 2024

Nebraskans are deciding who will advance to November’s general election.

Judge sets bond at $2 million in Clay County murder case

Judge sets bond at $2 million in Clay County murder case

A Nebraska man accused of killing a woman two years ago is facing a seven-figure bond.

Kearney Cinema 8 set to close one year after major renovation

Kearney Cinema 8 set to close one year after major renovation

Just one year after reopening following a massive renovation, Kearney Cinema 8 is set to close.

Hastings Mayor Guide: Holling, Hartmann, Cranson, Hitesman, and Beckby seeking top city government spot

Hastings Mayor Guide: Holling, Hartmann, Cranson, Hitesman, and Beckby seeking top city government spot

HASTINGS MAYOR GUIDE: Primary Elections are next Tuesday, May 14. View our profiles of the five candidates running for Hastings Mayor here. 

UNK degrees for 702 to be conferred at Friday spring commencement

UNK degrees for 702 to be conferred at Friday spring commencement

Graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred for 702 spring graduates at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at UNK’s Health and Sports Center.