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Severe weather rolls across the central plains

Severe weather rolls across the central plains

Thunderstorms pack high winds and carry the threat of large hail across a wide region

Main Street Beatrice, city using state grant for workforce housing

Main Street Beatrice, city using state grant for workforce housing

Grant will enable community to begin a revolving loan fund

City of Beatrice clears path for tax increment financing around old school sites

City of Beatrice clears path for tax increment financing around old school sites

Elementary buildings to be demolished and areas redeveloped

Winds causing more outages even as linemen work to restore service

Winds causing more outages even as linemen work to restore service

PANHANDLE, Neb. -- With an already weakened system and the winds picking up, Wheat Belt Public Power District is losing power to more of its customers.

National Weather Service issues 'Hazardous Weather Outlook'

National Weather Service issues 'Hazardous Weather Outlook'

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook including a strong storm system that could impact parts of the Panhandle.

Details on four fires in northcentral Nebraska

Details on four fires in northcentral Nebraska

Firefighters are battling several fires in northcentral Nebraska that Region 26 Emergency Management says were sparked by dry lighting.

The Big Event still going strong in second decade

The Big Event still going strong in second decade

More than 450 volunteers signed in and served at 60 jobsites Saturday during Chadron State College’s eleventh annual The Big Event (TBE).

Details on four fires in northcentral Nebraska

Details on four fires in northcentral Nebraska

Firefighters are battling several fires in northcentral Nebraska that Region 26 Emergency Management says were sparked by dry lighting.

Clean-up, investigation of train derailment in Chappell underway

Clean-up, investigation of train derailment in Chappell underway

A Union Pacific train that derailed near the Frenchman Valley Coop grain elevators forced the evacuation of a few residents on the west end of Chappell for a brief time Sunday afternoon.

Large hail, some tornadoes possible with overnight severe storm

Large hail, some tornadoes possible with overnight severe storm

The eastern two-thirds of Nebraska is bracing for potential severe weather.

Wheat Belt crews start day with 35 residences needing power

Wheat Belt crews start day with 35 residences needing power

Wheat Belt crews are reaching completion for residential clients. Next on the list is

Fairbury sees signs of growth through new businesses

Fairbury sees signs of growth through new businesses

Fairbury is showing signs of growth through another ribbon cutting of a new business.

Law enforcement emphasizes Scott's Law after Ceresco tragedy

Law enforcement emphasizes Scott's Law after Ceresco tragedy

Law enforcement around the country conduct high numbers of traffic stops every single day, but each time brings a risk into play, making Scott's Law crucial. 

Nebraska lawmakers pass a bill to restore voting rights to newly released felons

Nebraska lawmakers pass a bill to restore voting rights to newly released felons

Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to restore the voting rights of those convicted of felonies upon the completion of their sentences, including prison and parole time.

Growing UNMC Omaha campus seeks modern student housing option, aims to build six-story project

Growing UNMC Omaha campus seeks modern student housing option, aims to build six-story project

Responding to a growing demand from students, the University of Nebraska’s main medical training campus is diving into new territory: building new on-campus student housing.

Ricketts, GOP battle Senate Dems over Mayorkas impeachment trial

Ricketts, GOP battle Senate Dems over Mayorkas impeachment trial

Despite Ricketts plea for a Senate trial, there is no indication that the Democratic controlled Senate would convict Mayorkas.