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By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - Because of the below freezing temperatures recently, house fires have been on the rise in Nebraska. Improper use of fireplaces and space heaters are the main causes of many of these fires. Becaus... Read More
By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - Hastings College students are challenging the community to a Dodgeball Tournament and the winner will be hungry school children. Mallory Gruben, the public relations representative for Food 4 Tho... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network State revenues rose dramatically in December, but state officials are downplaying the numbers. December net tax receipts totaled 415-Million dollars in December, up nearly 10-percent from the forecast. Yet, State Tax Commiss... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network LINCOLN - Pete Ricketts says he isn't worried about dipping into the cash reserves to help close a nearly 200-Million dollar budget gap. Ricketts has recommended both across-the-board and targeted budget cuts to close the ga... Read More
Associated Press SIDNEY - The western Nebraska town of Sidney is working to move forward after last year's sale of Cabela's, but it's still not clear how many jobs will be lost there. The Omaha World-Herald reports the $5 billion sale of Cabela's... Read More
Associated Press By GRANT SCHULTE LINCOLN - Nebraska lawmakers will start to sift through Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget plan this week with an eye on the state's projected revenue shortfall and a litany of requests from lobbyists, state agencies and s... Read More
Nebraska News Connection This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, and his life and legacy will be honored today around the state. The MLK Day holiday is a National Day of Service, and Christina Franklin with Se... Read More
By Ryan Dahlgren, Associate News Director KEARNEY - The Kearney Police Department says in a release Friday that a woman who was reported missing Thursday. If you have any information on Amanda Young or her whereabouts, you are asked to call yo... Read More
Associated Press LINCOLN - Nebraska lawmakers have rejected an effort to restrict ivory sales in an effort to discourage animal poaching. Senators voted 19-9 in favor of the measure Thursday, six short of what was needed to give it first-round ... Read More
Associated Press OMAHA - A farm management company says average prices for high-quality farmland have dropped over the past year in Nebraska but slightly risen in Iowa. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Farmers National Co. gathered sale pric... Read More
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Class A Senior State:   American Division - Elkhorn National Division - Columbus   Class A Senior Area: A1 - Millard West A2 - Papillion A3 - Omaha Skutt A4 - Omaha South A5 - Lincoln A6 - Gretna A7 - Lex... Read More
The Tri-City Storm have announced the addition of Jakob Ringsby to the roster. Ringsby is currently playing junior hockey in Sweden and is expected to join the Storm for the team’s upcoming home games against Central Illinois following a road trip ... Read More
No. 19 Nebraska used a 9-0 run to start the match and a 12-0 run in the late bouts to defeat 22nd-ranked Purdue by a score of 20-15 on Friday night at the Devaney Center.   Ninth-ranked Colton McCrystal's technical fall at 149 pounds hel... Read More
All things considered, the Hastings College wrestling team had to compete with three open weights on Saturday at the Bronco Duals and came away with a 2-1 record in Lynn Farrell Arena. Hastings opened the day aginst Great Plains Athletic Conferenc... Read More
The 12th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney wrestling team ran its win streak to eight in a row after beating 19th-ranked Maryville (Mo.), 28-9, 17th-ranked Western Colorado State, 26-16, and Colorado Mesa, 32-8, Saturday at the Midwest Duals in Cushing... Read More
The Nebraska-Kearney track and field team returned to action this weekend at The Graduate Classic in Lincoln. This was the Lopers first meet since early December. The non-team scoring meet began Friday afternoon with several events and then co... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will play Illinois tonight at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers are 12-7 on the season, 3-3 in the Big Ten Conference after Friday’s 76-74 overtime loss to Penn State. The Fighting Illini are 10-8, 0-5 in the c... Read More
Scott Frost has one final award to share with the University of Central Florida. He’s been named the Paul “Bear” Bryant National Coach of the Year. It’s the sixth national coach of the year honor for Frost, after guiding the Knights to a 14... Read More
Despite a slow offensive night, the Nebraska men’s basketball team beat Wisconsin 63-59 last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  James Palmer Junior led the Huskers with 18 points and five rebounds.  Nebraska hit 42 percent of their field goals, but c... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will play host to Wisconsin tonight at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers are 11-6 on the season, 2-2 in the Big Ten Conference after Saturday’s 74-62 loss to Purdue. The Badgers are 9-8, 2-2 in the conference a... Read More
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Partyline Monday 1-15

Monday, January 15th, 2018 Today’s show is brought to you by: Papa Ray's Pizza and Café, Harvard Rest Haven, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, Animal Clinic, GNC and The Kensington For sale: Old Oak Table & Chairs $300, 402-469-2563 For sale: 1941 Singer Sewing Machine $475, 402-659-2260 Looking for: Apartment to Rent that will allow pets, 20” Bike, 402-834-0291 For sale: Cov... Read More...

Partyline Saturday 1-13

Party line 01-13-18 Party line is sponsored today by Sealey Body Shop, Wheeler Dealer Deal of the Day Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, Start Over Rover, Hastings Family YMCA, Platte River Preps, and Auto Glass Experts LOST AND FOUND ANNOUNCEMENTS: Hunters! Please donate your hides to the Hastings Elks to be turned into gloves for wheelchair bound veterans, they can be dropped off at the... Read More...

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Jerry Whitney

Jerry Whitney

Always young at Heart, Jerry Whitney, of Hastings, passed away January 11, 2018. A memorial service ... Read More...

Dean Illingworth, 95

Dean Illingworth, 95

Fairfield resident, Dean Illingworth, 95, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018, at Mary Lanning Healt... Read More...

Dorothy V. Douglas, 92

Dorothy V. Douglas, 92

Hastings resident, Dorothy V. Douglas, 92, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Perkins Pavilion... Read More...

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