A group of bugs that typically aren’t found in Nebraska showed up last year, and the state and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are warning residents that, despite their moniker, "kissing bugs" are far from lovable.
Gov. Pete Ricketts blamed President Biden after the sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline announced the project would be terminated, saying the president was prioritizing “radical environmental activists” over U.S. interests.
A Nebraska county that was ordered to pay $28.1 million to the Beatrice 6, six people wrongfully convicted of murder, may be able to cover the balance of the federal judgment in the next three years, much sooner than first expected.
The Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has filed a nearly $2.4 million building permit for work that will transform the simulcast building at Lincoln Race Course into a temporary casino floor with more than 300 slot machines.
Only two years after historic flooding along the Missouri River ravaged parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri, officials are now dealing with what’s shaping up to be one of river’s driest years.
The senators are gone. On the last day of the legislative session, one group of Nebraskans stood over in the Rotunda as a reminder of one issue that didn’t get done. In many cases, they are the children who don’t feel the grass on their feet the same as other people, or get looks from other kids because they just don’t understand. Too many times, they feel, their voices aren’t heard. That’s what it felt again last week in the Unicameral Legislature.
Senate Republicans plan to use a filibuster to kill the bipartisan investigation of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska lawmaker and secretary of defense, is urging them not to do that.