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  • Recalculated prison sentences will cost state millions

    The state's miscalculations of prisoner sentences will put 576 inmates back in prison to the tune of $4 Million over the next ten years. It's the latest from the Department of Corrections, who announced ...

  • Two vehicle accident sends two to the hospital

    Two people were transported to the hospital after a two vehicle accident along Highway 30 Sunday.The accident happened just before 5:30 Sunday evening at the intersection of Highway 30 and Burwick Road, ...

  • Breakthrough Technology Has Dentists Ditching Their Drills

    It's a word nobody wants to hear, cavity, but now thanks to a new breakthrough technology dentists are able to detect cavities earlier, leading to less painful dental procedures and one Grand Island dentist ...

  • Good Samaritan Celebrates 90 Years of Service

    Good Samaritan hospital in Kearney is celebrating 90 years of service. Good Samaritan serves patients across three states that area stretches across Central Nebraska from Northern Kansas to South Dakota. President ...

  • Hastings' Barn Candle Company offers first official Kool-Aid Days candle

    There's just 12 days until the City of Hastings will be pouring that sweet drink it's known for. That's right Kool-Aid Days is just around the corner. If drinking Kool-Aid isn't enough for you, you can ...

  • Nebraska soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Two soldiers based at Fort Carson were killed this past week when their vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan. One of those men was from Nebraska. The Department of Defense ...

  • World hunger being fought by Holdrege local churches

    Eight hundred and forty two million people worldwide are starving.  That's according to the World Food Programme.  Local churches near Holdrege are coming together to help combat world hunger. ...

  • Russ' Supermarket offers golf cart rides for customers

    The new Russ' grocery store in Hastings is open and the old one is torn down, but for now shoppers have to park across the street and walk to the store.Store Director, Steve Richardson says they're rolling ...

  • Driven to Give helps childhood literacy

    Hastings Ford-Lincoln and the United Way of South Central Nebraska are teaming up to bring books to kids in the area. As part of Lincoln's Driven to Give program, Lincoln Motor Company will donate ...

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    Former Fairfield City Clerk Sentenced

    $55,000 and 5 years of probation. That's the sentence a former Fairfield City Clerk received today for embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from the small town.A restitution hearing was held in Clay ...

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    Man Leads Hastings Police On Chase

    A routine arrest on a misdemeanor warrant turned into police chase in Hastings this morning. The chase ended when the suspect broke into a stranger's home.Hastings Police attempted to arrest 29 year-old ...

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    New Perkins Restaurant Opens in Hastings

    Breakfast is served. After two breakfast restaurants in Hastings closed over the past few years, residents now have a new option. Today, the new Perkins in Cimarron Plaza opened their doors to customers ...

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    Hip Hop in the Heartland

    One famous hip hop dancer is teaching residents about the culture of the dance. It's all part of Hip Hop in the Heartland.

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    Two School Buses Damaged In Sutton Bus Barn Fire

    A fire broke out at the Sutton Bus Barn this afternoon destroying two buses. Sutton Police Chief Tracey Landenberger says the blaze broke out around 2PM. Multiple crews responded to the scene. They ...

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    Project Homeless Connect in Hastings

    A January 2011 survey showed that 200 people living in Adams, Clay, Webster and Nuckolls counties are homeless. That number has likely increased in the past couple of years. Project Homeless Connect ...

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    Over 16,000 Nebraskans To Receive Health Insurance Rebates

    Amidst all the talk about the high cost of health insurance, over 16,000 Nebraskans will be getting money back in the form of health insurance rebates.The Affordable Care Act requires that an insurance ...

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    Johanns Fights EPA Proposal

    US Senator Mike Johanns is taking a stand against a recently proposed EPA resolution that would increase electricity prices. On Wednesday, Senator Johanns co-sponsored a resolution expressing disapproval ...

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    Nebraska Sees Rise In Preschool Attendance

    While the latest Kids Count study showed a rise in the number of children living in poverty in Nebraska, there was some good news for education. The 25th Kids Count Report shows Nebraska improved ...

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    Childhood Poverty On The Rise

    Childhood Poverty. It's not unique to just Nebraska. It's an epidemic that stretches across the globe.But, the numbers are hitting close to home. The latest Kids Count report reveals the poverty rate for ...

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    Chickens Within City Limits?

    It's been an issue in Kearney and Grand Island. We're talking about chickens within city limits. Now, Hastings City Council could be voting on the ordinance.Sarah Hoops, a member of Hastings City Council ...

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    Mobile Home Fire In Hastings

    Another busy day for fire crews across the area, this time in Hastings. Firefighters were called out to a structure fire around 2:30 PM. The fire was located at 27 Sara Drive. It started on the exterior ...

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    Fire At Gibbon City Maintenance Building

    Yet another fire in Central Nebraska. Multiple fire departments were on the scene of a fire at the Gibbon City Maintenance building last night.Fire crews from Gibbon, Kearney, and Shelton arrived on scene ...

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    New Study Is Bad News For Beef Producers

    Some shocking news for the state's ag producers. A new study suggests beef production may be worse for the environment than other protein sources.The study appeared in the latest issue of the Proceedings ...

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    Poll Looks At Nebraskans' Opinions Of Political Parties

    A new poll suggests nearly half of Nebraskans are fed up with political parties. Out of the voters polled in the MSR Group survey, 49 percent has an unfavorable opinion of the Democratic Party, compard ...

  • Grand Island faces excessive sanitary sewer problems

    The City of Grand Island has seen 8 sanitary sewer collapses so far this fiscal year. Last fiscal year there was just one. Tuesday night City Council voted 7 to 0 to approve nearly $30,000 worth of ...