General News

Omaha
9:54 am
Tue December 31, 2013

1 killed, 1 injured after crash into Omaha house

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead and a woman is in serious condition after a car crashed into a house in Omaha.

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Nebraska
3:00 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Red Cross volunteers responded to more than 400 regional disasters in 2013

American Red Cross Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region volunteers responded to 437 disasters in 2013.

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Nebraska
12:02 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Nebraska population continues gradual growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Newly released U.S. Census figures show Nebraska is continuing its moderate population growth at roughly the same rate as the nation.

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General News
1:14 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Teen guitarist accompanies Omaha dad at store

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old Omaha boy spent his Christmas morning strumming tunes on his guitar at an Omaha convenience store while his dad worked nearby, selling gas, coffee, doughnuts and other morning staples.

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General News
1:13 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Nebraska nuclear plant back in operation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska is back in operation after nearly three years of being shut down under the heavy scrutiny of federal regulators.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu December 26, 2013

AARP Working to Avert Retirement Crisis in Nebraska

According to the AARP, at least 40% of Nebraska workers do not have access to a retirement plan.

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General News
9:20 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Midwest propane prices rise as cold snap holds on

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several upper Midwestern states are dealing with higher propane prices because of supply problems in recent weeks.

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General News
9:18 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Auditor: Nebraska lost out on $5.8M in federal aid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Mike Foley says Nebraska failed to take advantage of nearly $5.8 million in federal funding that could have been used to make homes more energy-efficient or reduce residents' utility bills.

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General News
2:37 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Nebraska workshop on agricultural tourism planned

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A state workshop on promoting agricultural and environmental tourism is being planned for February.

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General News
2:35 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Grand Island group's plan for veterans home ready

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Plans for an $80 million veterans home that would be built west of the existing Grand Island Veterans Home are ready to be sent to officials in Washington, D.C.

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