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LINCOLN — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) took 77 impaired drivers off Nebraska roads during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The effort ran from August 16 through September 2.

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In a sign of rising tensions with the farm community, the Trump administration withdrew staffers from a privately run tour of Midwestern corn and soybean fields after a government employee received a threat.

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DAWSON COUNTY — In a meteorological set up similar to the one which spawned the storms that damaged Cozad Sunday night, severe storms may again impact the area again during the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 14 and morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 15.

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LINCOLN — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has claimed the top spot in this year’s Best-Looking Cruiser contest, organized by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). The contest, which was decided by a vote of the public, included photos of cruisers from state and highway patrols a…

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ORLANDO, Fla.,  — Nebraska State Trooper Sam Mortensen has been named Officer of the Year by the Motor Vehicle Criminal Interdiction (MVCI) Association. Trooper Mortensen received the honor Tuesday during the annual MVCI conference in Orlando.

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LINCOLN – Historic flooding and above-normal precipitation can have a major impact on the mosquito population. With that in mind, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging horse owners to visit with their veterinarian about vaccinating their horses against mosquito-borne il…

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A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19 and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport in western Nebraska’s panhandle, according to Charlie Schilling, Event Director.   

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United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Richard L. Gathercole, 41, formerly of Roundup, Montana, was sentenced today in Lincoln, Nebraska, to 35 years in prison by Senior United States District Judge Richard G. Kopf, for bank robbery, brandishing a firearm and carjacking.  In additio…

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LINCOLN  — Troopers with the Carrier Enforcement Division of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are participating in the 32nd annual International Roadcheck, starting today and running through Thursday, June 6.

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Recently, I was reviewing my calendar and posting required events on the calendar for December, 2019. Then I took a peak at January, 2020, and I realized that I will be 80 years old. So, I said to myself, “self, is age 80 a good time to consider retirement?” I have been blessed to have a car…

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LINCOLN – The John Deere agricultural dealers in Nebraska have teamed-up to contribute $60,000 for disaster relief. The donations are being distributed to a variety of programs aiding farmers, ranchers and rural communities. In addition to the contributions, the dealers are each providing ad…

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ANKENY, Iowa — During its seventh annual dog tag campaign, Casey’s General Stores raised more than $845,000 for Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.

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GRAND ISLAND – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) help landowners plant more than a million conservation trees each year.  The Central Platte NRD has sold over 3.7 million trees since 1973 and is now taking orders for spring planting. 

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

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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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LINCOLN – Wednesday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a new measure aimed at opioid abuse prevention into law. LB 931 provides new requirements for opiate and controlled substance prescriptions distributed in the State of Nebraska.

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The Nebraska Tourism Commission is pleased to announce the stops that will be part of the 2018 Nebraska Passport. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and tourists to travel the state collecting stamps to earn prizes, while also supporting Nebraska’s tourism destinations. In 2017 a record-settin…