How Charleston's 6 candidates for mayor would prioritize flooding fix projects
In a cordial question-and-answer style forum, Charleston's six candidates provided some insight into their thoughts on the city's flooding issues, one saying there should be no more private-public partnerships and
When the Bronx River Parkway floods, the county waits it out; why there's no flood fix
The Bronx River Parkway was, in some places, under 7 feet of water. And there's not much the county plans to do about it.
Nebraska man sentenced to 20 years in Iowa prison
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been imprisoned for holding several people at gunpoint and beating some of them inside a western Iowa apartment. The Daily Nonpareil reports that Derr…
Ricketts recognizes Red Cross for 100 years in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Pete Ricketts is recognizing the American Red Cross for 100 years of service in Nebraska, including its preparedness efforts and response to recent natural disasters. Ricketts on Monday proclaimed March as American Red Cross Month during a news conference with organization officials and first lady Susanne Shore. The American Red [...]
Giuliani's international activities have raised questions about whom he represents and sent mixed messages to foreign governments, experts say.
Nebraska man gets 10 years for stealing copper wire in Iowa
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing copper wire in western Iowa that was soon tracked to his Nebraska home. The Daily Nonpareil reports that 39-y…
Nebraska inmate gets 10 years in Iowa child sex case
SIBLEY, Iowa (AP) — A former football coach and teacher already serving Nebraska prison time for child sex offenses has pleaded guilty in an Iowa case. Osceola County District Court records show 40…
Nebraska man gets 20-60 years in prison for killing wife
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been given 20 to 60 years in prison for killing his wife on their farm in western Nebraska. The Nebraska attorney general’s office said 62-year-old Emerson Craig was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Court in North Platte. He’d pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the April [...]
Report: Nebraska needs $16.6 billion for roads over 20 years
How A Fake Candidate Blended Fact And Fiction On The Campaign Trail, 30 Years Ago
In 1988, a man named Jack Tanner was among the candidates vying to become the next president. Maybe you remember him. He was seeking the Democratic
20 years after epic flood, Red River towns no longer dread the spring
The 1997 flood transformed the Red River Valley and its residents. State and federal officials responded with $1.1 billion in infrastructure spending to make sure a catastrophe never happens again.
Why Nebraska never will leave the Big Ten
JUL 29, 2015 - I received an email this week from a Nebraska alum who is a professor at another Big Ten University. He wanted to remain anonymous if I published any of his dispatch, and I most definitely wanted to publish his dispatch, because it’s incredibly insightful into college football realignment We talk about realignment incessantly, and we come up with all kinds of ideas and theories. But we often overlook one of the most powerful forces in a singular campus’ decision-making:…
Nebraska's Death Penalty: What's Next?
This is a sample caption Font Color June 26, 2015 Fred Knapp of NET News hosts a discussion of the current petition drive to allow Nebraska voters to decide if the state has the death penalty. This follows a historic vote in the Legislature to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska.
Speaking of Nebraska: Emerald Ash Borer Impact, 101
This is a sample caption Font Color April 20, 2017 This week Speaking of Nebraska examines the multi-million dollar impact of Emerald Ash Borer on Nebraska cities and towns. Plus an update on the Nebraska Legislature and Nebraska history moment.
Four Nebraska Schools Celebrate Top Academic Award
by Willem Roper, NET News Willem Roper, NET News October 2, 2018 - 2:49pm Four Nebraska elementary schools were awarded the National Blue Ribbon for academic excellence and achievement Monday Hitchcock County in Culbertson, Maude Rousseau in Lincoln, North Bend Central in North Bend and Osceola were all recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for academic performance and student accomplishments. The National Blue Ribbon…
Nebraska basketball cracks Top 25
Lincoln – On the heels of a 7-1 start, the Nebraska men’s basketball team is ranked 24th in the Associated Press poll released Monday. It marks the first time that the Huskers are nationally ranked by the AP since Nov. 17, 2014. The Huskers had been ranked in the USA Today coaches poll in the first two [...]
Top 5 Hiking Trails
Emerald View Park Encircling the neighborhoods of Mt. Washington, Duquesne Heights and Allentown, this trail offers scenic views of the city. pittsburghparks.org/emerald-view-park Frick Park Spanning...
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Helicopter Crash Kills Prominent Hawaii Attorney and Woman on Molokai
A helicopter piloted by prominent Hawaii attorney Gary Galiher crashed on Molokai, killing him and a woman passenger.
How to Navigate Hiking Trails
Staying on the trail isn't just about not getting lost or injured. It also prevents damage to plants and animals. Follow these simple steps to make sure you stay on course!