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By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - Adam Story was sworn in as the new Chief of Police for the Hastings Police Department yesterday. Story said he was grateful and honored for the opportunity to serve as the next Chief of Police. ... Read More
Release Courtesy Nebraska Press Association The Nebraska State Fair announced it was the recipient of 12 awards during the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) convention in Las Vegas. The State Fair won first place in five ca... Read More
Release Courtesy Nebraska Press Association The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals is proud to recognize Troy Lurz, Principal of Gibbon Public Schools, as the Distinguished Service Award winner for 2018. Troy Lurz has be... Read More
Release Courtesy City of Grand Island The following is a statement from Mayor Jeremy Jensen announcing his re-election plan. “Four years ago my family went through a private, yet very extensive decision making process when I was considering app... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network OMAHA - An official with the Jewish Federation in Nebraska sees opportunity amid violence in the Middle East. Violence erupted throughout the Middle East after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel... Read More
Associated Press SCOTTSBLUFF - A proposed two-state project would treat North Platte River water in Wyoming and send water in a pipeline from the treatment plant to western Nebraska. The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports that the Platte Alliance ... Read More
Associated Press OMAHA - The University of South Dakota has announced it will offer in-state tuition to first-year students and transfer students from Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the school in Vermillion, South Dakota, made the ... Read More
Associated Press GRAND ISLAND - A former employee of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been sentenced to three years' probation for two felony theft convictions. Television station KSNB reports that 59-year-old John Cochnar, of Grand Islan... Read More
Associated Press SCOTTSBLUFF - A Brazilian jet has been testing itself against the winds of western Nebraska, flying in and out of the Scottsbluff airport. Western Nebraska Regional Airport manager Darwin Skelton said Friday that the KC-390 mil... Read More
Release Courtesy City of Kearney KEARNEY - The City of Kearney, Nebraska Public Power District and SoCore Energy announce a ribbon cutting event to be held on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. to celebrate Kearney’s new Solar Park located ... Read More
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Senior Katie Placke of Hastings College headline the 2017 Academic All-America® College Division volleyball teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).   Placke was named the CoSIDA Academic All-Am... Read More
2017-2018 NSWCA Ratings Class B Top 10 Teams in Meets & duals plus Top 6 Individuals Media     CLASS B TOP 10 MEET TEAMS #1   Omaha Skutt Catholic Hastings Sidney Wahoo/Cedar Bluffs Lexington Scottsb... Read More
Nebraska senior defensive specialist Sydney Townsend received the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Elite 90 award on Wednesday night at the NCAA Championship banquet in Kansas City, Missouri. Townsend earned her second straight Elite 90 awa... Read More
The Nebraska volleyball team will play Penn State tonight in the Final Four at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. The Huskers are 30-4 on the season. The Nittany Lions are 33-1. Nebraska swept Penn State on September 22nd in University Park. The l... Read More
Nebraska has added a total of six home games against three non-conference opponents to its future football schedules and also adjusted the date of a previously scheduled game.   The games added to the Nebraska schedule include: South ... Read More
Scott Frost and his ten full time assistant coaches are back in Orlando to lead his former Central Florida football team into the Peach Bowl against Auburn on New Year’s Day. Central Florida will hold three practices this week and three more in Or... Read More
Villanova is ranked number one in the latest AP Men’s College Basketball Poll. The Wildcats are 10-0 on the season. Michigan State is second followed by Wichita State, Duke and Arizona State. Rounding out the top ten are Miami, North Carolina, K... Read More
After 30 years, Diane Rouzee is stepping down as the head volleyball coach at Northwest High School in Grand Island. She will continue to teach at the school. Rouzee has a career record of 768-183, three state championships (1994, 2003, and 2012).... Read More
AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll 2017 Final Poll: December 11, 2017 Rank School (First-Place Votes) Total Points Final Record  Previous Rank 1 Concordia - St. Paul (48) 1200 34-3 3 2 Florida Southern 1075 30-7 2... Read More
Nebraska sophomore Hannah Whitish was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while freshman Kate Cain added her third Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award in the season's first five weeks, when the conference announced its honors on Monday. Whitish,... Read More
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Partyline Thursday 12-14

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 Today’s show is brought to you by: Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, The Kensington, Chorus of the Plains and Bert's Pharmacies Looking for: Color Wheel, 402-463-2635 For sale: Boxing Gloves $20, Headlight for a 1999 Ford Explorer $35, 402-460-8435 For sale: Drone $75, Motorcycle Helmet in size XL $60, Wooden Poker Chips in a Case $35, 402-303-9244 For ... Read More...

Partyline Wednesday 12-13

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Today’s show is brought to you by: Harvard Rest Haven, Auto Glass Experts, Video Kingdom, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, Hajny’s Auto Sales, Chorus of the Plains and Tri-City Auction Center Looking for: Deer Antlers, Legs and Hooves, 402-469-3388 For sale: Husker Trailer Hitch Cover $20, 402-705-0286 Looking for: Gun Rest for Sighting in a Rifle, 402... Read More...

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Obituaries

Ronald E. “Ron” Kyle, 47

Ronald E. “Ron” Kyle, 47

Former Hastings resident, Ronald E. “Ron” Kyle, 47, of Omaha, Nebraska passed away at his home o... Read More...

Dolores “Dede” V. Witte, 61

Dolores “Dede” V. Witte, 61

Grand Island resident, Dolores “Dede” V. Witte, 61, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, in J... Read More...

Barbara A. (Smiley) Jackson, 89

Barbara A. (Smiley) Jackson, 89

Hastings resident, Barbara A. (Smiley) Jackson, 89 passed away, Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Mary L... Read More...

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