LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected nearly 3 percent more than expected in taxes last month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new administrator at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has resigned after a little more than a week on the job.

This is the 50th year of the Head Start program, which provides early childhood education opportunities for low-income children.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen says an outside firm will be hired to audit a state agency's contracts with his company to avoid any perceived conflicts of interest.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Last summer's tornado that destroyed much of Pilger has left the village facing an uphill battle in the coming year when it comes to finances due to reduced tax revenue.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The former public address announcer at Nebraska's Memorial Stadium in Lincoln has pleaded not guilty to theft and other charges.

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Officials say attendance at this year's Nebraska State Fair was the highest since the fair moved to Grand Island from Lincoln in 2010.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two central Nebraska companies have been chosen to participate in Gov. Pete Ricketts' new initiative to expand the state's skilled workforce.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say enrollment in the University of Nebraska system has risen 1.2 percent over last year to hit a 22-year high of more than 51,800 students.

At one time, there was a Husker flavor on the Omaha Storm Chasers roster.  Now it’s carrying over to the Kansas City Royals.