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AG Peterson encourage N. Dakota judge has blocked WOTUS

Attorney General Doug Peterson says he is encouraged by a federal judge’s action against the Waters of the United States rule. United States District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota has issued a temporary injunction against the WOTUS rule drafted by the Environmental Protection Agency. Peterson says it’s a big victory for Nebraska and the […]

Gov. Ricketts not worried that GOP presidential field is crowded

Gov. Pete Ricketts says he’s pleased with the field of Republican candidates for president, crowded though it may be. Ricketts, a Republican, says there are a number of good candidates in the Republican field. “Obviously, I’m biased toward governors just in general, being a governor myself. I think it does give you a perspective about […]

DC West Community Schools struggle with bond issue

Vandalism and accusations are running wild at DC West Community School District. After voters in November failed to pass a $45.8-million bond issue signs within the district have been vandalized and there are accusations the district purposely planted mold in the buildings so the next bond issue would pass. Superintendent Melissa Poloncic says she too […]

Lincoln native earns start at Southeast Missouri State

Lincoln native Tay Bender has been named the starting quarterback at Southeast Missouri State University. The former Southwest High School standout originally enrolled at Kansas State but transferred to Iowa Western Community College prior to the start of the 2013 season. He was a two-time All-Midwest Conference selection for the Reivers and led his team […]

20-year-old charged with kidnapping and rape of 8-year-old girl in Lincoln

A 20-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested, charged with the kidnapping and rape of an 8-year-old girl. Lincoln Police Department spokeswoman Katie Flood says the suspect is accused of entering the girl’s residence with the intent to rob the house. Then, he changed his mind. “An 8-year-old girl remembered going to bed only to awake, […]

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