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Ricketts seeks ultimate endorsement on Election Day

Republican Pete Ricketts is wrapping up the last few days of his campaign for governor. Ricketts won a crowded Republican primary and says that during this campaign, one issue stands out. “I’ve been campaigning for about 14 months now and the number one issue people talk to me about no matter where I go is […]

Hassebrook optimistic as Election Day draws near

Democrat Chuck Hassebrook says he’s optimistic about his chance to be elected governor Tuesday. Hassebrook is barnstorming the state, giving his last-minute pitch to voters. “We’re getting out the message that I’m the candidate who will fight for the Middle Class and for Main Street Nebraskans,” Hassebrook tells Nebraska Radio Network. Hassebrook served as the […]

Prime archery deer hunting and trout fishing time

This is prime time for archery deer hunting. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says deer are on the move now during breeding season. He says cooler temperatures are also in the hunters favor and they should have the best luck during the early morning hours. Wagner reminds all deer hunters to remember […]

Authorities investigating Douglas County inmate death

An autopsy is scheduled today for an inmate at the Douglas County jail. 43 year old Joseph Losteiner had been arrested and booked into the jail Thursday evening for theft, flight to avoid arrest and several other charges. Corrections officials say just after midnight on Friday Losteiner was unresponsive and medical aid was provided at […]

Halloween falling on a Friday poses more danger than normal

Be careful tonight. That admonition is common for a Halloween night, but needs to be hammered home more than usual tonight. That is because Halloween this year falls on a Friday. Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek says when Halloween falls on a Friday, it creates a more dangerous situation than normal. “We […]