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Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft
Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft

Nebraska's single season receiving yards record holder will not return to Huskers. 

Man in custody after disturbance in southern Nebraska

Man in custody after disturbance in southern Nebraska

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office along with other law enforcement responded to a disturbance Tuesday afternoon that ended with one person in custody.

Kearney’s Chris Loofe listed as finalist for NSAA executive director position

Kearney’s Chris Loofe listed as finalist for NSAA executive director position

A Kearney Public Schools administrator is among those being considered by the Nebraska School Activities Association to become its next executive director.

High schoolers step into the ‘cool’ world of STEM during UNK Science Day

High schoolers step into the ‘cool’ world of STEM during UNK Science Day

The opportunities in STEM-related fields are endless. Nebesniak and other UNK faculty promoted these opportunities Tuesday during an event that brought nearly 130 high schoolers to campus.

Conestoga mall closer to being redeveloped

Conestoga mall closer to being redeveloped

The Grand Island city council is authorizing the redevelopment and rezoning of the Conestoga Mall project. 

City commits $5 million to UNK rural health education complex

City commits $5 million to UNK rural health education complex

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is getting a financial boost from the city to help with its biggest project.

Meusch takes over as Buffalo County Assessor, promises transparency

Meusch takes over as Buffalo County Assessor, promises transparency

There’s a new person in charge of the Buffalo County Assessor’s Office.

First data center in Nebraska could be located in Hall County

First data center in Nebraska could be located in Hall County

A New York- based company is seeking a permit that would allow it to build a data center in Hall County.

Judge orders gov't to give details of investigation to company accused of hiring child labor

Judge orders gov't to give details of investigation to company accused of hiring child labor

On Monday, a judge ordered the government to give the company a few more details about its investigation ahead of next month’s hearing.

Meth-related charges put Grand Island man in prison for 10 years

Meth-related charges put Grand Island man in prison for 10 years

A Grand Island man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on meth-related charges.

California man receives 13 years in prison for drug-related charges

California man receives 13 years in prison for drug-related charges

A man from California was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Monday for drug-related charges.

Former UNK football player accused of on-campus robbery

Former UNK football player accused of on-campus robbery

A former UNK football player is wanted by authorities for an alleged on-campus robbery.

Indianola man seriously injured in hunting accident

Indianola man seriously injured in hunting accident

The Nebraska Game and Parks said they are investigating a deer hunting incident that left a 20-year-old Indianola man seriously injured. 

Drug-related charge sends Grand Island man to prison for 19 years

Drug-related charge sends Grand Island man to prison for 19 years

A sentence of 19 years was given to a Grand Island man for a drug-related charge.

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

On a chilly Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 15-14, spoiling senior day for the Big Red.

Lopers Fall to the Golden Bears in Five; Season Ends at 28-6

Lopers Fall to the Golden Bears in Five; Season Ends at 28-6

The third-ranked Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears rallied in the fourth set and hit .467 in the fifth to down 13th-ranked Nebraska Kearney.

Railside lights up for Christmas

Railside lights up for Christmas

Christmas has arrived to Grand Island.

After learning English at UNK, Francisco Cantillo returns to pursue bachelor’s degree

After learning English at UNK, Francisco Cantillo returns to pursue bachelor’s degree

'I feel so proud to be a Loper,' Francisco Cantillo says. 'I feel proud to be part of this family. Kearney made my dreams come alive again.'

Hastings College hosts state high school esports competition

Hastings College hosts state high school esports competition

Nebraska Schools eSports Association is hosting its fourth annual fall state high school tournament at Hastings College.

Hastings man pleads not guilty to John Deere arson

Hastings man pleads not guilty to John Deere arson

A jury trial is pending for a Hastings man accused of setting fire to a John Deere dealership in July.

Grand Island woman arrested as part of FBI elder exploitation investigation

Grand Island woman arrested as part of FBI elder exploitation investigation

A Grand Island woman is in custody in connection with an FBI investigation into elder financial exploitation.

Hastings Celebration of Lights serves as 'thank-you card' from Downtown Center Association

Hastings Celebration of Lights serves as 'thank-you card' from Downtown Center Association

The holidays have arrived in downtown Hastings.

Sandeen leaving Prairie Loft, board looking for new executive director

Sandeen leaving Prairie Loft, board looking for new executive director

A Hastings non-profit that promotes outdoor education is looking for a new executive director.

UPDATE: Student with realistic-looking BB gun prompted Kearney High lock down

UPDATE: Student with realistic-looking BB gun prompted Kearney High lock down

A teenager could face criminal charges after police say he brought a realistic-looking BB gun pistol to Kearney High School.

Hastings College announces 2022 alumni award recipients

Hastings College announces 2022 alumni award recipients

Mike Gloor ‘72, Sharon Behl Brooks ‘74 and Robb Miller ‘96 have been named the 2022 Outstanding Alumni of the Year and Miranda Muhs ‘16 has been named the 2022 Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year by the Hastings College Foundation.

UNK senior Jessica Klingelhoefer named Nebraska Health Education Major of the Year

UNK senior Jessica Klingelhoefer named Nebraska Health Education Major of the Year

University of Nebraska at Kearney student Jessica Klingelhoefer was named the 2022 Health Education Major of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators of Nebraska (SHAPE Nebraska).

Osceola man pleads not guilty on multiple felony charges

Osceola man pleads not guilty on multiple felony charges

The Osceola man accused of getting into a shootout with Hastings Police is pleading not guilty to 10 felony charges.

Hastings man sentenced to 12 years in prison for drug-related charge

Hastings man sentenced to 12 years in prison for drug-related charge

A man from Hastings was sentenced to 12 years in prison for meth-related charge on Wednesday.

Crossroads Mission Avenue raising funds to open Lexington homeless shelter

Crossroads Mission Avenue raising funds to open Lexington homeless shelter

Help is on the way for homeless people in Dawson County.

CHI Health Good Samaritan and Creighton University partner to combat staffing challenges

CHI Health Good Samaritan and Creighton University partner to combat staffing challenges

CHI Health and Creighton university School of Medicine will offer residency programs to give new graduates experience on the field in both urban and rural areas of Nebraska. 

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

It comes as no surprise, but former Gubernatorial candidate for Nebraska Charles W. Herbster has announced support for former President Donald Trump.

Kearney woman accused of setting fire with baby in home

Kearney woman accused of setting fire with baby in home

A Kearney woman is facing felony charges and is accused of setting fire to a bedroom in her apartment and endangering her baby.

Pirnie inclusive playground project receives donation from Greater Grand Island Community Foundation

Pirnie inclusive playground project receives donation from Greater Grand Island Community Foundation

The Greater Grand Island Community Foundation is boosting fundraising efforts for an inclusive playground. 

Grand Island Police searching for suspect in Sonic armed robbery

Grand Island Police searching for suspect in Sonic armed robbery

Grand Island Police are investigating a second armed robbery in less than a week.

UNK Theatre presenting ‘The Haunting of Hill House,’ a student-directed show

UNK Theatre presenting ‘The Haunting of Hill House,’ a student-directed show

University of Nebraska at Kearney students take center stage during the upcoming production of “The Haunting of Hill House.”

Cleaning company and meatpacking company respond to allegations

Cleaning company and meatpacking company respond to allegations

Cleaning company PSSI and meatpacking giant JBS are commenting after allegations of illegally employing minor children.

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska is looking to move past their 34-3 blowout loss to #3 Michigan this past Saturday and it's on to Wisconsin.

Abortion ban fails in small Nebraska town; others pass, some narrowly

Abortion ban fails in small Nebraska town; others pass, some narrowly

On Election Night, a local abortion ban failed in Curtis, Nebraska, despite the fact that Curtis is the largest town in Frontier County -- a county that chose Trump over Biden by 72 points in 2020.

District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issue

District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issue

A Nebraska public school district that shuttered a student newspaper following an LGBTQ-focused edition has agreed to bring it back next year in digital form, according to the teacher who advised the publication.

Hastings City Council approves plans for proposed casino and horse track

Hastings City Council approves plans for proposed casino and horse track

Developers are able to move forward with plans to build a casino and horse track on the north edge of Hastings.

World Affairs Conference offers UNK students a global perspective

World Affairs Conference offers UNK students a global perspective

 The World Affairs Conference exposes UNK students to a variety of global topics and viewpoints. 

Hastings City Council to vote on casino proposal

Hastings City Council to vote on casino proposal

Eight months after shutting down a zoning request to allow for the construction of a casino, the Hastings City Council will consider the request again.

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

The Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame in Beatrice has seven new members as of Sunday night, including a World Series champion.

UNK students send their appreciation, holiday cheer to military members serving overseas

UNK students send their appreciation, holiday cheer to military members serving overseas

The weather outside was frightful – for early November – but the scene was quite delightful inside the University of Nebraska at Kearney residence hall.

Community dedicates sculpture, new additions as Holdrege Veterans Memorial expands

Community dedicates sculpture, new additions as Holdrege Veterans Memorial expands

Year by year, the Holdrege Veterans Memorial continues to grow.

Woman falls asleep at the wheel, injured in head-on collision

Woman falls asleep at the wheel, injured in head-on collision

Hastings police rushed to the scene of a two-vehicle crash Thursday night on East South Street near the Pump & Pantry gas station.

Juvenile suffers minor injuries in 2-vehicle crash

Juvenile suffers minor injuries in 2-vehicle crash

Police rushed to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 281 just north of Hastings Thursday evening. The crash happened just around 5:20 p.m. when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Lochland Road and Highway 281.

One person critically injured in overnight house fire in Grand Island

One person critically injured in overnight house fire in Grand Island

One person was critically injured following a house fire overnight in Grand Island.

UNK senior Laura Ibarra Arreguin proving ‘it is possible to make your dreams come true’

UNK senior Laura Ibarra Arreguin proving ‘it is possible to make your dreams come true’

UNK senior Laura Ibarra Arreguin is the first member of her family to attend college. She wants to teach English as a second language so she can help other students pursue their dreams.

Attack of the Clones: Thirty years later, a Taylor-Made mystery lives on

Attack of the Clones: Thirty years later, a Taylor-Made mystery lives on

The Taylor Juniper is ubiquitous across the country, and its particularly prominently featured both in its hometown of Taylor (pop. 140) and at the state capitol in Lincoln.

Grand Island man sentenced for misused of social security number

Grand Island man sentenced for misused of social security number

A 63-year-old central Nebraska man will serve prison time for misusing a social security number.

Railside Christmas tree ready to be decorated

Railside Christmas tree ready to be decorated

The Christmas tree is ready for the big celebration at Railside in Grand Island.  

Warden changes announced at Work Ethic Camp

Warden changes announced at Work Ethic Camp

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Interim Director Diane Sabatka-Rine announced the retirement of one warden and the appointment of another at the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.

Two arrested after multi-agency pursuit in Dawson County

Two arrested after multi-agency pursuit in Dawson County

The Nebraska State Patrol said that two people have been arrested following a multi-agency effort from an ongoing investigation that was being done by the Lexington Police Department.

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

International Fraud Awareness Week begins Sunday and US Cellular is arming customers with tips to avoid these unwanted calls. 

Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court celebrates its first graduation

Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court celebrates its first graduation

David Noe became the first person to graduate from the Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court.

The Gift of Music: Lincoln girl receives one-handed saxophone through UNK program

The Gift of Music: Lincoln girl receives one-handed saxophone through UNK program

As parents, Brenda and Nate Bahensky wanted their daughter to pursue this newfound interest. But they also knew there was a chance it could end in disappointment.

Murman wins reelection, Lippincott cruises to spot in Unicameral

Murman wins reelection, Lippincott cruises to spot in Unicameral

In central Nebraska, Dave Murman of Glenvil easily won re-election in District 38.

Nebraska voter turnout at 53%: high numbers in Clay County, low in Hall, Dawson counties

Nebraska voter turnout at 53%: high numbers in Clay County, low in Hall, Dawson counties

53% of Nebraska's registered voters turned out to participate in yesterday's general election.

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

Jim Pillen will become the 41st Governor of Nebraska with a win over Carol Blood.

Iowa teen arrested following pursuit in central Nebraska

Iowa teen arrested following pursuit in central Nebraska

Authorities arrested an Iowa teen after a pursuit in central Nebraska.

Incumbents win reelection to the Gage County Board

Incumbents win reelection to the Gage County Board

Odd-numbered district races favor current board members

Morrill County: Voters elect first female mayor in Bridgeport

Morrill County: Voters elect first female mayor in Bridgeport

For the first time in the city's history, Bridgeport will have a female leading its city government. 

Central Nebraska Election Results

Central Nebraska Election Results

This page will get updated throughout the night.

Grand Island man convicted of threatening gang revenge

Grand Island man convicted of threatening gang revenge

A jury has convicted a Grand Island man for threatening a Hall County jail employee with gang revenge.