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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Corn Growers Association and the Nebraska Soybean Association are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Corn and Soy Ambassador Program. The Corn and Soy Ambassador Program is a year long program for college students who are interested in lear…

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HASTINGS — The Adams County Sheriff’s Department along with the Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatality accident. The collision occurred approximately at 1:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Maxon Ave. and J St. in Adams County.

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LINCOLN — In light of recent events reported in the news related to allegations of abuse by members of the clergy and other persons in positions of authority, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office is issuing this important reminder to all Nebraskans. The Attorney General’s Office is committ…

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Two Homeland Security officers talk to a person in a car behind the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Grand Island on Wednesday afternoon. A large number of police cars were visible in front of the ICE headquarters, and large tents behind the headquarters are possibly being…

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OVERTON — The Overton Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 80 at mile marker 253 on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 3:56 p.m. The vehicle was stolen by a woman who had been in a previous accident that afternoon.

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LINCOLN — After months of training, two new dogs have joined the force of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Police Service Dogs unit.

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Severe warned cell over Overton and Elm Creek at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. The rainbow appeared as the clouds blocking the sun parted. 

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A discrete supercell over Buffalo County on Wednesday, July 18, at 9:24 p.m. The cell was tornado warned at 9:28 p.m. for radar indicated rotation. This cell produced hail up to three inches in diameter, damaging vehicles and crops. The back sheared anvil on the storm indicates an extremely …

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NORTH PLATTE — The Nebraska Department of Transportation held a Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Training in North Platte on Wednesday.

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GOTHENBURG — Each June, members of the National Pony Express Association, established in 1978, recreate the Pony Express in a commemorative re-ride along the original route through the states of California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.

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NEBRASAKA— The southern portion of the state was again impacted by a round of severe thunderstorms that lasted until the early morning hours. Tuesday, June 19 saw multiple severe thunderstorm, flash flood and tornado warnings were issued by the National Weather Service in Hastings.

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CUSTER COUNTY— Severe weather impacted nearly all of central Nebraska on Friday. Conditions were primed for the outbreak of severe thunderstorms with ample amounts of instability in the atmosphere and enough wind shear to possibly produce tornadoes.

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A line of severe thunderstorms and embedded mesocyclones passed through Dawson County during the evening hours of May 10 and 11. Around 11:30 p.m. winds were clocked at 66 mph at the Lexington Airfield. The movement and strength of these storms prompted the National Weather Service to warn f…

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KEARNEY — Ask Dennis Holz of Kearney and two local business owners who depend on trucking to deliver their goods if there’s a demand for semitrailer drivers, they all will agree.

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One of the first major severe weather outbreaks occurred April, 30 starting around 5 p.m. lasting well after midnight. A line of severe storms formed near the Gothenburg, Brady area and proceeded northward to the South Dakota border. Areas were impacted by severe winds up to 60 mph and hail …

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LINCOLN, NE – How prepared is Nebraska to respond to health emergencies? According to the 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) on Tuesday, Nebraska’s overall preparedness level standing is at 7.5 on a 10-point scale, signific…

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GRAND ISLAND  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people and seized 381 pounds of marijuana during two separate traffic stops in Hamilton County. The two stops happened within five minutes of each other in different parts of the county.