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Lexington Woman Dead, Infant Injured in Crash


A Lexington woman is dead and an infant is injured after being hit by a vehicle. Gabe Altieri has the story.  LEXINGTON -- The Nebraska State Patrol says a Lexington woman was pushing an infant child with a stroller when they were hit by an SUV. Al

Nebraska's Economic Outlook Still Projects Dip for Rest of 2015


Midwest and plain states are looking at little to no economic growth in coming months. Gabe Altieri has the story.  OMAHA -- The economic outlook remains the same for Nebraska along with other midwest and plain states for the next three months. A C

Ricketts Continues Pursuit of Drugs for Lethal Injection


Governor Ricketts is still pursuing drugs to perform lethal injections. Gabe Altieri explains the process. LINCOLN -- As signatures are counted from a petition effort to bring back Nebraska's death penalty, Governor Ricketts is looking for a way to p

VCHS Board Chairman Releases Statement on Former CEO Sugg


The Valley County Health System Board of Trustees has released a statement on the situation surrounding former CEO Bill Sugg. Gabe Altieri has the details.  ORD -- In a statement, Valley County Health System Board Chairman Gary Garnick addressed the

New Set of Nebraska Laws Take Effect


New Nebraska laws have gone into effect. Gabe Altieri explains the changes.  LINCOLN -- This week, the laws passed by the Nebraska legislature last spring officially go into effect.  These include increasing marriage license feeds from $15 to

Another Successful Popcorn Days in North Loup


Another year of Popcorn Days has come and gone in North Loup. Gabe Altieri trakes us through the events of this past weekend. NORTH LOUP -- Hundreds of people spent the weekend in North Loup for another round of Popcorn Days. Mutton bustin, softball, bu

Valley County Set to Begin Bidding Process for Road Relocation, Paving Project


Valley County is preparing to begin the bidding process for work on a road leading near the future site of Nebraska distillers. Gabe Altieri has the story.  ORD -- Bid invitations for pavement and relocation work on the 811th road in Valley County a

Sen. Fischer Talks EPA Overreach at Broken Bow Listening Session


Senator Deb Fischer stopped by Broken Bow to hear from people about issues in the state. Gabe Altieri explains what issues the lawmaker hit.  BROKEN BOW -- In her listening session in Broken Bow on Friday, Senator Deb Fischer spoke about the issues

Nebraska Lawmakers Review School Funding Issues Amid Property Tax Concerns


Lawmakers are reviewing Nebraska's school funding and how it impacts property taxes. Gabe Altieri has the story.  LINCOLN -- Legislators in Lincoln are beginning to review how school funding is effecting local property taxes. The revenue and ed

Judge Issues Injunction in WOTUS Lawsuit


A judge has blocked a rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters. Gabe Altieri explains the issue and how it effects Nebraska.  BISMARK, ND -- A federal judge in North Dakota has issued a temporary injunction ove

Appeals Court Upholds Penalty Against Lexington Plant


An appeals court has affirmed a penalty against a Lexington plant after environmental infractions. Gabe Altieri explains.  LEXINGTON -- A penalty of $2.3 million has been affirmed by a federal appeals court in Omaha against a company which operates

Hastings Woman Charged with Killing Toddler


A Hastings woman has been accused of killing a toddler. Gabe Altieri has the story. HASTINGS -- A woman in Hastings faces a charge of intentional child abuse resulting in death after the 19-month-old she was babysitting died. Azudany Serrano-Contreras,

Public Hearing's for NPPD's Muddy Creek Transmission Line Held in Ord, Broken Bo


The next step in the Muddy Creek Transmission Line took place this week. Gabe Altieri explains how the process is going.  ORD -- Hearings in Ord and Broken Bow this week gave the public a chance to voice concerns about NPPD's Muddy Creek Transmi

Man in Custody After Stand-Off with Police in York


A man has been taken into custody after a four-hour stand-off with police in York. Gabe Altieri has the story.  YORK -- A four-hour stand-off in York ended with a 39-year-old man taken into custody.  Officers sought after the man after an alte

Grand Island Company Set to Layoff 70+ Workers


A farm implement plant in Grand Island is set to lay off dozens of employees. Gabe Altieri has the story.  GRAND ISLAND -- About 70 people are losing their jobs at a Grand Island farm implement plant. CNH Industrial American says market conditions

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Submits 165,000+ Signatures


The group trying to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty believes it has enough signatures to put the issue  on the 2016 general election ballot. Gabe Altieri has the story.  LINCOLN -- The numbers are unofficially in for Nebraskans for the D

Central City Man Loses Appeal for Daughters Custody from Home of Sex Offender


The Nebraska Court of Appeals has rejected a request from the Central City man to gain custody of his daughters from the home of a registered sex offender. Gabe Altieri has the story. OMAHA -- The Central City man who argued that a Phelps County judge wa

Nebraska ACT Scores Take Slight Dip in 2015, Still Higher than National Average


`Nebraska's 2015 ACT scores were slightly lower this year ,but still are still higher than the national average. Gabe Altieri has the story.  LINCOLN -- 2015 high school graduates in Nebraska posted a lower average score on the ACT than their 20

Federal Regulators: Safety Problems Contributed to Worker's Death at Ulrich Mine


Federal regulators say Ulrich Gravel's mine failed to correct safety problems that contributed to a worker's death. Gabe Altieri explains the issues and what the company plans to do. ORD -- Ulrich's Gravel plans to appeal citations by the Min

Valley County Considering Interlocal Agreement with NRD for Davis Creek


Valley County and the NRD are working on an interlocal agreement for maintenance on the Davis Creek Road. Gabe Altieri has the story.  ORD -- The NRD has approached Valley County about a possible interlocal agreement for the Davis Creek Road.&n

Counterfeit Bills Reported in Burwell


Counterfeit bils have been reported in Burwell. Gabe Altieri has the details.  BURWELL -- At least one business in the Burwell area has reported to have recently received conterfeit $20 bills. They were initially detected at Great Western Bank. The

Ord Track Reopens


The Ord track has reopened after repairs. Gabe Altieri has the story.  ORD -- A couple of weeks after it was closed for repairs, the Ord High School track has reopened. The surface was off-limits while the top coat was replaced. A proposal for th w

Hamilton County Becomes Livestock Friendly


Another Nebraska county has gone livestock friendly. Gabe Altieri has the story.  HAMPTON -- A second county in the last week has gone livestock friendly. Hamilton becomes the 34th county in the state to get the designation. This comes after Howard

3/4 of Nebraska Corn in Good Shape


A report on Nebraska corn is in for the year thus far. Gabe Altieri has the details.  LINCOLN -- A weekly federal report shows 77% of Nebraska corn has been rated good or excelent. Soybeans are at 74% and sorghum is at 73%. The report also details

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Set to Submit Signatures


The group trying to bring back Nebraska's death penalty will submit the signatures from its petition this week. Gabe Altieri has the story. LINCOLN -- The first part is almost over for Nebraskans for the Death Penalty. The group is set to submit the

Valley County Preparing Lease For Mortensen Lot


Valley County is working through the process to lease land at the Mortensen Industrial Site. Gabe Altieri has the story. ORD -- The process for Grant Geiser and G3 Contracting to lease land at the Mortensen Industrial Site continues. Valley County is wo

Columbus Man Sentenced After Stand-Off with Police


A man who held officers to a five-hour stand-off in Columbus earlier this year has been sentenced. Gabe Altieri has the story.  COLUMBUS -- A 24-year-old man faces up to 19 years in prison for a variety of crimes after he held officers in Columbus a

Juniata Makes Changes to Free Land Program


Juniata continues to offer free parcels of land to add housing. Gabe Altieri has the story.  JUNIATA -- Juniata has changed the boundaries on six lots to turn them into four bigger land areas. which it is giving away... ...for free. The Community

In Visit to Central Nebraska, Ricketts Expresses Disappointment in Unicameral


Governor Ricketts spent part of last week in Ord and Loup City talking about his first year in office. Gabe Altieri explains what the biggest challenge the governor has faced.  ORD -- At stops in Ord and Loup City last week, Pete Ricketts said not m

Amidst VA Cuts, Local Vets Look for Other Health Care Options


The national cut in veterans services is being felt in Valley County. Gabe Altieri has the story.  ORD -- Local veterans are holding their breath. The September 30th deadline is coming to find another way to fund services the VA is getting ready to

Dawson County Inmate Death Under Investigation


An inmate is dead after being found in Dawson County jail. Gabe Altieri has the story. LEXINGTON -- An investigation is underway into the death of a man at Dawson County Jail. Michael Holloway's, 52, body was found Saturday afternoon. He was taken t

Calamus Reservoir Holds Catfish Competition


The Midwest Catfish Classic was held at the Calamus Reservoir this week. Gabe Altieri explains why the area was chosen.  BURWELL -- The Midwest Catfish Classic set-up camp at the Calamus Reservoir this week. Anglers descended on the water to catch

Flag Pole Re-Dedication Highlight Big Weekend at Fort Hartsuff


For Hartsuff celebrated the weekend honoring the re-dedication of its flag pole. Gabe Altieri explains why it's so special. BURWELL-- The Fort Hartsuff flag pole is finished with its makeover.  This weekend a celebration was held to rededicate

Loup Valley Livestock Challenge Celebrates 9th Year


The annual Loup Valley Livestock Challenge was held in Ord over the weekend. Gabe Altieri explains how the participants can use the event to plan their future. ORD -- 4H and FFA members from across Nebraska and surrounding states converged on Ord over th

Axtell Lifts Boil Water Warning


A boil water warning has been lifted in Axtell. Gabe Altieri explains why it was in place. AXTELL -- Axtell residents no longer have to boil their water.  Earlier this month, traces of the E. coli were found in the system. Multiple tests have since

Howard County Designated Livestock Friendly


Another Nebraska county has gone livestock friendly. Gabe Altieri has the story. ST. PAUL -- Howard County is now labeled livestock friendly. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture made the muncipality the 33rd county to do so. The Idea of the program i

Arguments Begin in WOTUS Hearing


Arguments have begun in a lawsuit over the EPA's Waters of the United States rule. Gabe Altieri explains how the talks are going. FARGO, ND -- A hearing is underway in a case between Nebraska plus 12 other states and the EPA over the Water's of t

Two Hall County Corrections Administrators Fired by Supervisors


The Hall County Board of Supervisors have fired the corrections director and assistant director. Gabe Altieri explains the situation. GRAND ISLAND -- No specific reason has been released as to why the Hall County Board of Supervisors decided to fire the

Hundreds of Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Hamilton County


The Nebraska State Patrol seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana this week. Gabe Altieri explains where these stops occured and how much was taken. HAMILTON COUNTY -- Several traffic stops led to the collection of hundreds of pounds of marijuana across N

Nebraska Unemployment Rises, Remains Lowest in Nation


Nebraska's unemployment rose in July, but remains the lowest in the country. Gabe Altieri has the details. LINCOLN -- The Nebraska unemployment rate rose to 2.7% in July, up from 2.6% in June. The figure remains the lowest in the country. The natio

Nebraska Economic Outlook Down for August, Rest of 2015


Nebraska's region of the country continues to stall economically. Gabe Altieri explains what this means for the rest of the year. OMAHA -- A Creighton University survey suggests the Rural Mainstreet Index for Nebraska's region fo the country sank

VCHS Continues OSHA-Free Streak


The Valley County Health System is working on a streak without OSHA incidents. Gabe Altieri explains. ORD -- VCHS has been on a safety streak. The hospital did not have any OSHA reportable incidents in June nor July and are clear thus far through August

Ord Elementary Participates in Another Year of Backpack Program


Another year is beginning at Ord Elementary. Gabe Altieri takes us through a program the school is participating in, yet again. ORD -- For the third straight year, Ord Elementary is participating in the Food Bank for the Heartland Backpack Program. The

Valley View Senior Villages Growing in First Two Months


Valley View Senior Villages has been under the control of LTC Midwest for nearly two months. Gabe Altieri explains how the transition has been going. ORD -- In two months since Valley View Senior Living transferred form the Valley County Health System to

Motivational Speaker Kicks-Off Ord School Year


Ord students began the school year with a visitor. Gabe Altieri explains. ORD -- Students at Ord High School welcomed a motivational speaker to the building to start the year. Rohan Murphy spoke to the packed gymasium about being born with deformed legs,

Governor Ricketts Visits Ord, Loup City


Governor Pete Ricketts spent time in central Nebraska this week. Gabe Altieri explains what the governor heard most from area residents. ORD -- Governor Ricketts held town hall meeting across the area on Thursday, making stops in Ord and Loup City. The g

Report on Allegations Against VCHS CEO Sugg Released


ORD -- The report on the investigations into suspended Valley County Health System CEO Bill Sugg has been released. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Report on Allegations Against VCHS CEO Sugg Released

Cedar County Inmate Dies in Cell


HARTINGTON -- Police are investigating the death of a man in a Cedar County jail cell. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Cedar County Inmate Dies in Cell

Small Earthquake Registers Near Thedford


THEDFORD -- A small earthquake hit southeast of Thedford Wednesday morning. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Small Earthquake Registers Near Thedford

Ord City Council Approves 2015-16 Budget


ORD -- The Ord City Council is almost done with the budget process for this year. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ord City Council Approves 2015-16 Budget

Federal Judge Orders Hearing in WOTUS Case


NORTH DAKOTA -- A federal judge has ordered a hearing on an effort to block the Waters of the United States legislation. Gabe Altieri explains how Nebraska is involved. LISTEN: Federal Judge Orders Hearing in WOTUS Case

Hastings School District Will No Long Require Employee Pledge


HASTINGS -- The issue of a loyalty pledge for Hastings school employees is over. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Hastings School District Will No Long Require Employee Pledge

Per-Head Brand Inspection Fees May Need Tweaking


LINCOLN -- Producers across Nebraska are dealing with new brand inspection costs. Gabe Altieri explains why these new fees were put in place and what effect it's having. LISTEN: Per-Head Brand Inspection Fees May Need Tweaking

Group Contemplates Starting Medical Marijuana Petition


LINCOLN -- A group is preparing a possible petition to put the legalization of medical marijuana issue on the 2016 general election ballot. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Group Contemplates Starting Medical Marijuana Petition

Fire & Ice Roping Finals Held in Burwell


BURWELL -- The Fire and Ice Roping Finals were held in Burwell over the weekend. Gabe Altieri explains why the group chose the venue. LISTEN: Fire & Ice Roping Finals Held in Burwell

ACLU Sends Letter to Hastings Public Schools Over Employee Pledge


HASTINGS -- The ACLU of Nebraska is warning Hastings Public Schools against a pledge required for employees. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: ACLU Sends Letter to Hastings Public Schools Over Employee Pledge

Man Convicted in Madison County Kidnapping


MADISON -- A man has been convictged of kidnapping in Madison County. Gabe Altieri has the story.  LISTEN: Man Convicted in Madison County Kidnapping

York Fire Sends One Man to Hospital


YORK -- A York man has been taken to the hospital after a fire at a mobile home; Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: York Fire Sends One Man to Hospital

Suspicious Package Causes State Penitentiary to Close


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska State Penitentiary had to close on Thursday because of a suspicious package. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Suspicious Package Causes State Penitentiary to Close

City Council to Assist Effort to Bring Treatment Center to Hastings


HASTINGS -- The Hastings City Council is aiding the effort to bring a behaviorial treatment center for prison inmates to the area. Gabe Altieri explains how.  LISTEN: City Council to Assist Effort to Bring Treatment Center to Hastings

OSHA Says Safety Violation Led to Death of Man Near Elgin


ELGIN -- An OSHA violation has been issued against a North Dakota company after a worker was killed in an accident near Elgin last may. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: OSHA Says Safety Violation Led to Death of Man Near Elgin

Garfield County to Study Speed Limits Around Calamus Golf Course


BURWELL -- Garfield County is preparing to do a study of speed limits near the Calamus Golf Course. Gabe Altieri explains  LISTEN: Garfield County to Study Speed Limits Around Calamus Golf Course

Valley County Mulls Options for Sheriff's Office Remodel


ORD -- Valley County is exploring options to remodel the sheriff's office in the courthouse. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Valley County Mulls Options for Sheriff's Office Remodel

Ord Adopts Policy to Assist Kids Returning from Pediatric Cancer


ORD -- School boards across the state are adopting a policy presented by lawmakers which offers assistance to kids returning from pediatric cancer. Gabe Altieri explains why some school boards are concerned about Lincoln making decisions for them. LISTEN

Helping Hands Ministry to Hold Benefit for Local Resident


NORTH LOUP -- Helping hands ministry is holding a benefit in North Loup this week for a local resident. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Helping Hands Ministry to Hold Benefit for Local Resident

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Against Nebraska Gay Marriage Ban


OMAHA -- A federal appeals court in Omaha has upheld a lower court's ruling negating the gay marriage ban in Nebraska. Gabe Altieri explains why this formality was necessary for same-sex supporters. LISTEN: Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Against N

First Month of Fiscal Year Good to Nebraska


LINCOLN -- Nebraska has gotten off to a good start this fiscal year. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: First Month of Fiscal Year Good to Nebraska

Greeley County Fair Holds Annual Children's Parade


SPALDING -- The Greeley County Fair held its annual kids parade this week. Gabe Altieri explains what makes the event special. LISTEN: Greeley County Fair Holds Annual Children's Parade

Ricketts Announces Plan to Finance Roads


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has launched a plan to improve county roads and bridges. Gabe Altieri has the story.

LISTEN: Ricketts Announces Plan to Finance Roads

Effort to Shift Valley County Road Continues


ORD -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with plans for road work near the future spot of Nebraska Distillers. Gabe Altieri explains what this means and what concerns the group still has. LISTEN: Effort to Shift Valley County

August 14th Power Outage Planned for Ord


ORD -- A power outage is scheduled for part of Ord. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: August 14th Power Outage Planned for Ord

Work Begins on Ord Track


ORD -- The process to fix the Ord High School track is underway. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Work Begins on Ord Track

More than 1,000 Licenses Issued to Nebraska Deferred Youths Since May


LINCOLN -- Nebraska has issued over 1,00 licenses to deferred youths since a law passed in May. Gabe Altieri explains what areas have had the most requests and what led to the mandate. LISTEN: More than 1,000 Licenses Issued to Nebraska Deferred You

Bloomfield Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Cattle


BLOOMFIELD -- A man faces multiple felony charges after being accused of stealing cattle in Knox County. LISTEN: Bloomfield Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Cattle

Heartland Youth Ranch Celebrates 5th Anniversary


VALLEY COUNTY -- Heartland Youth Ranch celebrated it's fifth anniversary this week. Gabe Altieri explains how the program has grown. LISTEN: Heartland Youth Ranch Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Pierce County's Willow Creek Lake Tests Positive for Toxic Algae


LINCOLN -- State health and environmental officials are warning against toxic algae at Willow Creek Lake in Pierce County. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Pierce County's Willow Creek Lake Tests Positive for Toxic Algae

Comstock Man's Body Found by Son After Traffic Accident


COMSTOCK -- The body of a Comstock man killed in a tractor accident has been found. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Comstock Man's Body Found by Son After Traffic Accident

Changes Coming to Nebraska Corrections in Wake of Prison Riot


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has released an outline of steps it will take after a riot earlier this year in Tecumseh. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Changes Coming to Nebraska Corrections in Wake of Prison Riot

Runaway Grand Island Juvenile Found in Lexington


LEXINGTON -- A teenager who ran awya from a juvenile shelter has been returned, but not without a couple of incidents. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Runaway Grand Island Juvenile Found in Lexington

Judge Strikes Down Policy Preventing Same-Sex Foster Parents


LINCOLN -- A Nebraska judge has struck down a policy which prevents same-sex couples from serving as foster parents. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Judge Strikes Down Policy Preventing Same-Sex Foster Parents

Congressman Smith Visits Loup City


LOUP CITY -- Congressman Adrian Smith stopped by Loup City this week to meet with constituents. LISTEN: Congressman Smith Visits Loup City

Bull Riding Draws Big Crowd at Valley County Fair


ORD -- Bull riding was a staple of the Valley Coutny Fair again this year. Gabe Altieri explains how the event has grown. LISTEN: Bull Riding Draws Big Crowd at Valley County Fair

Nebraska Farmland Value Drops Over Past Year


LINCOLN -- Nebraska farmland value has dropped over the last year. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Farmland Value Drops Over Past Year

Colorado Contractor Senteced After Failing to Honor Columbus Building Agreement


COLUMBUS -- A Colorado contractor has been sentenced after failing to honor a buidling agreement in Columbus. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Colorado Contractor Senteced After Failing to Honor Columbus Building Agreement

North Loup Working on Plans for Water Main


NORTH LOUP -- The Village of North Loup is working on a new source of water. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: North Loup Working on Plans for Water Main

Closing of Columbus Call Center to Cost Hundreds of Jobs


COLUMBUS -- The closing of a Columbus call center comes at the cost of hundreds of hundreds of jobs. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Closing of Columbus Call Center to Cost Hundreds of Jobs

Nebraska AG to Challenge Greenhouse Gas Regulation


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska attorney general is set to join a fight against new federal rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska AG to Challenge Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Iowa Man Charged in Death of Nebraska Soccer Coach


LINCOLN -- An Iowa man has been charged in the death of the University of Nebraska men's soccer coach. Paul Marshall faces a vehicular homicide while operating under the influence charge in the accident that killed Peter Underwood in May. Marshall wa

Road to Close in Ord on August 9th for Water Fight


ORD -- Water fights in ord this weekend are causing some road closures. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Road to Close in Ord on August 9th for Water Fight

Varying Reactions from Across Nebraska on Obama's Pollution Plan


NEBRASKA -- President Obama's effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions is causing varying reactions in Nebraska. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Varying Reactions from Across Nebraska on Obama's Pollution Plan

Nine Charges Against Ord Woman Dismissed After Hearing


ORD -- A preliminary hearing was held this week for an Ord woman accused of burglary. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nine Charges Against Ord Woman Dismissed After Hearing

Liens Filed Against Norfolk Councilman for Unpaid Taxes


NORFOLK -- Federal authorities have filed hundreds of thousands of dollars in liens against a Norfolk city councilman. Gabe explains why. LISTEN: Liens Filed Against Norfolk Councilman for Unpaid Taxes

Nebraska Economic Growth to Slow Down for Coming Months


OMAHA -- A survey expects little to no economic growth for Nebraska's region of the country for the rest of 2015. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Economic Growth to Slow Down for Coming Months

Group Looks for Community Input on What Productions to Bring to Ord Theatre


ORD -- The group that has bought the Ord Theatre is looking to bring cultural productions to its facility and is looking to the community for help. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Group Looks for Community Input on What Productions to Bring to Ord Th

Valley County Kicks-Off with Parade


ORD -- The Valley County Fair kicked-off with its parade on Sunday. Gabe Altieri tells you what's coming up this week and why it's special. LISTEN: Valley County Kicks-Off with Parade

Columbus Man Sentenced for Stabbing Grandmother


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus man has been sentenced after being convicted of killing his grandmother. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Columbus Man Sentenced for Stabbing Grandmother

Ravenna Woman Dies in I-80 Crash


PAXTON -- A Ravenna woman is dead after an accident on Interstate 80. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ravenna Woman Dies in I-80 Crash

Ravenna Teen Faces Juvenile Charges for Knocking Down Road Signs


KEARNEY -- A Ravenna teen faces juvenile charges after being accused of damaging road signs. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ravenna Teen Faces Juvenile Charges for Knocking Down Road Signs

Gov. Ricketts Donates $100,000 to Nebraska for the Death Penalty for Second Time


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has again donated money to a group looking to bring back Nebraska's death penalty. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Gov. Ricketts Donates $100,000 to Nebraska for the Death Penalty for Second Time

29 Nebraska Prisoners to Be Released After Miscalculated Sentences


LINCOLN -- Several Nebraska inmates are set to be released after miscalculated sentences. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: 29 Nebraska Prisoners to Be Released After Miscalculated Sentences

Nebraska Vets See Benefits Saved


NEBRASKA -- Nebraska veteran may not lose certain services after all. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Nebraska Vets See Benefits Saved

Sen. Fischer Joins Group Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood


WASHINGTON, DC -- Senator Deb Fischer has weighed in on the concerns surrounding planned parenthood. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer Joins Group Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood

Columbus Woman Sentencing Scheduled After Child Abuse Charges


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus woman is scheduled to be sentenced after a child abuse conviction. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Columbus Woman Sentencing Scheduled After Child Abuse Charges

Florida Woman Gets Probation for Drowning Puppy at Grand Island Airport


GRAND ISLAND -- A Florida woman has been sentenced after drowning a puppy at the Grand Island airport. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Florida Woman Gets Probation for Drowning Puppy at Grand Island Airport

Sen. Fischer Says Federal Highway Act Would Benefit Nebraska


WASHINGTON, DC -- Senator Deb Fischer says a new transportation bill could be good for Nebraska, but there are concerns. Gabe Alteiri explains. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer Says Federal Highway Act Would Benefit Nebraska

Ricketts Announces Japan Trip to Promote Nebraska Trade


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has scheduled another overseas trip to promote Nebraska trade. Gabe  Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ricketts Announces Japan Trip to Promote Nebraska Trade

Three Men Arrested in Kearney Robbery


KEARNEY -- Three men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery in Kearney. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Three Men Arrested in Kearney Robbery

Nebraska Democratic Party Names New Executive Director


LINCOLN -- There's a new leader of the Nebraska Democratic Party. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Democratic Party Names New Executive Director

Cedar Rapids Man Wins Lottery for Second Time


CEDAR RAPIDS -- A Cedar Rapids man has won big with the Nebraska Lottery. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Cedar Rapids Man Wins Lottery for Second Time

Sen. Davis Cancels Town Hall Meetings Across 43rd District


AINSWORTH -- Senator Al Davis has cancelled appearances at town hall meetings across the 43rd District. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Sen. Davis Cancels Town Hall Meetings Across 43rd District

Report: More Lobbying Than Ever in Nebraska Legislature


LINCOLN -- A report finds more lobbyists groups than ever are being used to influence the Nebraska legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Report - More Lobbying Than Ever in Nebraska Legislature

Holt County Keystone XL Lawsuit Trial Date Set for October


O'NEILL -- A judge has scheduled a trial date for a Holt County lawsuit surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Holt County Keystone XL Lawsuit Trial Date Set for October

Investigation into Allegations Against VCHS CEO Sugg Expected to End in Coming W


ORD -- The investigation into suspended Valley County Health System CEO Bill Sugg is expected to come ot an end in in coming weeks. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Investigation into Allegations Against VCHS CEO Sugg Expected to End in Coming

Nebraska's Big Rodeo Parade Winners Announced


BURWELL -- The winners have been announced for this years Nebraska's Big Rodeo parade. Here's Gabe Altieri with the list.

LISTEN: Nebraska's Big Rodeo Parade Winners Announced

Holdrege Man Sentenced for Assaulting Father


ELWOOD -- A man has been given probation for assaulting his father in Elwood. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Holdrege Man Sentenced for Assaulting Father

Nebraska Keystone XL Lawsuit to Begin Hearing this Week


OMAHA -- A hearing is scheduled to begin this week in the Nebraska Keystone XL Pipeline lawsuit. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Keystone XL Lawsuit to Begin Hearing this Week

Health Officials Encourage Horses Vaccinations to Prevent West Nile


GRAND ISLAND -- The Central District Health Department in Grand Island is urging people to protect horses from West Nile. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Health Officials Encourage Horses Vaccinations to Prevent West Nile

Nebraska's Big Rodeo Celebrates Another Year in Burwell


BURWELL -- Nebraska's Big Rodeo celebrated another year this past weekend. Gabe Altgieri explains how the community comes together to make it all possible. LISTEN: Nebraska's Big Rodeo Celebrates Another Year in Burwell

Red Cross Holds Two Blood Drives in Ord


ORD -- A couple of blood drives were held in Ord this week. Gabe Altieri explains how much was gained. LISTEN: Red Cross Holds Two Blood Drives in Ord

Woman Convicted After Fire in Norfolk Apartment Complex


NORFOLK -- A Norfolk man accused of starting a fire in the hallway of an apartment has been convicted. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Woman Convicted After Fire in Norfolk Apartment Complex

Man Dies After Accident in Custer County


BROKEN BOW -- A man is dead after a crash near Broken Bow. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Dies After Accident in Custer County

Investigation Underway into Crash at Rural Lexington House


LEXINGTON -- Police are investigating a crash into a rural Lexington house. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Investigation Underway into Crash at Rural Lexington House

Nebraska's Cash Reserve in Good Standing


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's cash reserve remains healthy. Gabe Altieri explains.

LISTEN: Nebraska's Cash Reserve in Good Standing

Columbus Man Takes Plea Deal, Faces Strangulation Charge


COLUMBUS -- A man arrested after holding Columbus police off for five hours has taken a plea deal. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Columbus Man Takes Plea Deal, Faces Strangulation Charge

Ricketts Asks USDA for Help with Ag Overflow


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts is asking for federal help with a lower ag market. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ricketts Asks USDA for Help with Ag Overflow

Shopko Could Solve Valley County Spending Dip Post-Alco


ORD -- The news of Shopko coming to ord may be good news for the local economy. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Shopko Could Solve Valley County Spending Dip Post-Alco

Sherman County Fair Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Event in Unique Way


LOUP CITY -- The Sherman County Fair celebrated the anniversary of one of its events in a special way. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Sherman County Fair Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Event in Unique Way

Man Takes Plea Deal in Columbus Counterfeit Scheme


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus man has taken a plea deal in a counterfeith schem. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Takes Plea Deal in Columbus Counterfeit Scheme

Lexington Woman Dies in Highway 21 Accident


LEXINGTON -- A woman is dead after an accident near Lexington. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Lexington Woman Dies in Highway 21 Accident

Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois Turns Up in Norfolk


NORFOLK -- A man wanted for murder in Illinois has turned up in Norfolk. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois Turns Up in Norfolk

Nebraskans For The Death Penalty Continues to Collect Signatures


ORD -- Nebraskans for the Death Penalty stopped in Valley County to gather signatures for its petition. Gabe Altieri explains how the effort is going. LISTEN: Nebraskans For The Death Penalty Continues to Collect Signatures

Appeals Court: Sentence Not to Lenient for Man Convicted on Killing Aurora Teach


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Court of Appeals says the prison sentence on a York man convicted of killing an Aurora teacher in a car accident is not too lenient. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Appeals Court - Sentence Not to Lenient for Man Convicte

Nebraska Unemployment Remains Lowest in Nation


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's unemployment rate remains the lowest in the nation. Here's Gabe Altieri with the latest report. LISTEN: Nebraska Unemployment Remains Lowest in Nation

Ord to Purchase Handicap Van


ORD -- The Ord School District is adding a new handicap van. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ord to Purchase Handicap Van

Columbus Woman Sentenced in Counterfeit Scheme


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus woman has been given jail time and probation for helping her boyfriend with a counterfeit cash operation. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Columbus Woman Sentenced in Counterfeit Scheme

Five-Year-Old Dies at Grand Island Water Park


GRAND ISLAND -- A five-year-old girl has been found dead at a Grand Island water park. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Five-Year-Old Dies at Grand Island Water Park

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty to Collect Signatures in Valley County


ORD -- A group collecting signatures to get the death penalty reinstated is set to visit Valley County. Gabe Altieri speaks with Senator Beau McCoy of Omaha about the issue. LISTEN: Nebraskans for the Death Penalty to Collect Signatures in Valley Co

Ord to Purchase LED Sign for Outside of High School Gym


ORD -- The Ord School District is looking to purchase a sign for its entrance at the new gym. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ord to Purchase LED Sign for Outside of High School Gym

Greeley Days Rodeo Celebrates 41st Year


GREELEY -- The Greeley Days Rodeo went off for another year this weekend. Gabe Altieri explais what the event means for the area. LISTEN: Greeley Days Rodeo Celebrates 41st Year

Neligh Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girl


NELIGH -- A Neligh man faces charges in the sexual abuse of a a teenage girl. Gabe Altieri has the details.  LISTEN: Neligh Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girl

Nebraska Among Those with Rural Economic Growth, Confidence Remains Low


LINCOLN -- Rural economic growth looks to be ahead for Nebraska's region of the country, but farm income may soon decline. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Among Those with Rural Economic Growth, Confidence Remains Low

Ord to Use Grant for Technical Career Advancement


ORD -- The Ord School District is working toward adding to its technical career programs. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ord to Use Grant for Technical Career Advancement

Texas Man Pleads No Contest to Rape of Teen in Columbus


COLUMBUS -- A Texas man has pleaded no contest to the rape of a teenage girl in Columbus. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Texas Man Pleads No Contest to Rape of Teen in Columbus

Investigation Underway into Hall County Jail


GRAND ISLAND -- The investigation into the Hall County Jail is underway. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Investigation Underway into Hall County Jail

West Nile Confirmed in Platte County Mosquitos


COLUMBUS -- West Nile has been confirmed in mosquitos in Platte County. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: West Nile Confirmed in Platte County Mosquitos

Proposed Lease Ready for Empty Mortensen Lot in Valley County


VALLEY COUNTY -- Valley County is in the process of leasing land on the Mortensen Industrial Site off of Highway 11. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Proposed Lease Ready for Empty Mortensen Lot in Valley County

Notable National High School Rodeo Performance 7 Results


Bareback Riding AVG T16. Rowdy Moon, Sargent, 68 Breakaway Roping AVG 67. Shaina Simonson, Dunning, 4.71 80. Brook Jamison, Ashby, 12.75 81. Brandy Schaack, Hyannis, 12.78 Goat Tying 3. Maddee Doerr, Creighton, 7.76 12. Emily Knust, Verdigre, 9.72

Process Begins to Bring Shopko to Ord


ORD -- The effort to bring a Shopko to Ord is underway. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Process Begins to Bring Shopko to Ord

Nebraska Distillers Project Continues in Valley County


VALLEY COUNTY -- The effort to get the Nebraska Distillers operation started in Valley County continues. Gabe Altieri has the update. LISTEN: Nebraska Distillers Project Continues in Valley County

Pavement Work Underway at Ord Elementary


ORD -- Ord is set to update some concrete and pavement at the elementary school. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Pavement Work Underway at Ord Elementary

York Woman Sentenced for Distributing Marijuana, Prescription Drugs Out of Home


YORK -- A woman has been sentenced for distributing drugs out of her home. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: York Woman Sentenced for Distributing Marijuana, Prescription Drugs Out of Home

Education Issues the Focus of Film in Valley County


ORD -- A groung trying to help better public schools in Nebraska stopped in Valley County this week to show one of its films. Gabe Altieri explains its goals. LISTEN: Education Issues the Focus of Film in Valley County

Ord to Add Two Promethean Boards


ORD -- The Ord Board of education approved two technology items for the next year. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ord to Add Two Promethean Boards

Nebraska Tax Receipts Show More Revenue Than Expected


LINCOLN -- Nebraska collected more tax revenue than expected this fiscal year. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Tax Receipts Show More Revenue Than Expected

Ord Highway 70 Road/Bridge Construction Project in Works


ORD -- The Nebraska Department of Roads is getting ready to start work outside of Ord next year. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ord Highway 70 Road/Bridge Construction Project in Works

O'Neil Man Dies After Accident Near Kearney


O'NEIL -- A 20-year-old O'Neil man is dead after an accident near Kearney. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: O'Neil Man Dies After Accident Near Kearney

Wheels4William Draws Big Crowd in Wolbach


WOLBACH -- The Wolbach Community Center was packed this week for the Wheels4William Benefit. Gabe Altieri explains the reasons behind the event. LISTEN: Wheels4William Draws Big Crowd in Wolbach

Mobile Food Pantry Makes Stop at Ord Methodist Church


ORD -- A mobile food pantry came by the Methodist Church in Ord this week. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Mobile Food Pantry Makes Stop at Ord Methodist Church

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Hits the Road for Signatures


BARTLETT -- The effort to put the death penalty issue on the general election ballot in 2016 continues across the state. Gabe Altieri checks in with the movement on the ground. LISTEN: Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Hits the Road for Signatures

Three Individuals, One Team Inducted into Arcadia Huskie Wall of Fame


ARCADIA -- The Arcadia Huskie Wall of Fame inducted the 2015 class this week. Gabe Altieri has the inductees. LISTEN: Three Individuals, One Team Inducted into Arcadia Huskie Wall of Fame

Senator Davis to Hold Town Meetings Across 43rd District


AINSWORTH -- Nebraska Senator Al Davis is holding tow hall meetings across the 43rd District. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Senator Davis to Hold Town Meetings Across 43rd District

Nebraska Unveils Logo For 150th Anniversary


LINCOLN -- Nebraska has begun preparations to celebrate its 150th Anniversary. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Unveils Logo For 150th Anniversary

Pool Temporarily Closes in Broken Bow


BROKEN BOW -- The City of Broken Bow is working on issues with a CenturyLink phone line. Gabe Altieir has the details. LISTEN: Pool Temporarily Closes in Broken Bow

Nebraska Sen. Fischer Pushes for Local Control to End No Child Left Behind


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Deb Fischer is part of a group in Washington looking to end the No Child Left Behind Act. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Sen. Fischer Pushes for Local Control to End No Child Left Behind

Ord Close to New Agreement with NPPD


ORD -- Ord and other municipalities are inching closer to a new power contract with NPPD. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ord Close to New Agreement with NPPD

Nebraska Farm Income to Take a Dip in 2015


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's farm income is expected to drop this year. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Nebraska Farm Income to Take a Dip in 2015

Columbus Woman Accused of Using Stun Gun on Daughter


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus woman has been accused of using a stun gun to shock her 13-year-old daughter. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Columbus Woman Accused of Using Stun Gun on Daughter

Ord Woman Faces Multiple Felony Burglary Counts, Theft by Unlawful Taking


ORD -- An Ord woman is facing multiple count of theft and burglary. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ord Woman Faces Multiple Felony Burglary Counts, Theft by Unlawful Taking

Grand Island Man Sentenced in Gibbon Shooting


KEARNEY -- A Grand Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a man near Gibbon. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Grand Island Man Sentenced in Gibbon Shooting

Benefit to Be Held for Paralyzed Wolbach Resident


WOLBACH -- A benefit for a Wolbach resident injured in a roll over accident is set for this weekend. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Benefit to Be Held for Paralyzed Wolbach Resident

Attorney for Former Hastings Teacher Questions Age of Girl in Sexual Assault Cas


HASTINGS -- The defense for the former Hastings teacher accused of sexual assault has challenged the age of the girl at the time of the incident. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Attorney for Former Hastings Teacher Questions Age of Girl in Sexual Ass

New Appointments Made by Ord City Council


ORD -- The Ord City Council made two appointments in different areas this week. Gabe Altieri has the details.  LISTEN: New Appointments Made by Ord City Council

New Scoreboard Coming to Burwell


BURWELL -- The Burwell School District is preparing for a new scoreboard. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: New Scoreboard Coming to Burwell

Country Showdown Is Coming To Central NE


The Country Showdown is coming to Burwell, at Nebraska's Big Rodeo July 24th at 5:30, and at The Valley County Fair, August 8th at 7pm. Who's the best singer in the area? We'll find out, and the winner of the Showdown will have a chance to win $100,000.00. We will have a new champion this year, and that winner will compete at the state tournament held at The Nebraska State Fair. REGISTRATION forms are available at the KNLV studio. Call us at 308-728-3263.

Ord's Scratchtown Brewery Wins Gold at Ohio Beer Competition


ORD -- Scratchtown Brewery has been honored at a beer championship in Ohio. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ord's Scratchtown Brewery Wins Gold at Ohio Beer Competition

Top Finishers from 36th Ord Country Run


ORD -- The 36th Annual Dan Kilmek, Sr. Ord Country Run was held over the weekend. Here's Gabe Altieri with the top finishers. LISTEN: Top Finishers from 36th Ord Country Run

Central District Health Reports Nebraska's First West Nile Case of 2015


GRAND ISLAND -- The year's first case of West Nile has been reported in Nebraska. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Central District Health Reports Nebraska's First West Nile Case of 2015

Trial Scheduled for Columbus Man Accused of Injuring Four-Month-Old


COLUMBUS -- The trial has been scheduled for a Columbus man accused of injuring a four-month-old. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Trial Scheduled for Columbus Man Accused of Injuring Four-Month-Old

Valley County Sheriff Enters Interlocal Agreement with Arcadia, North Loup


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Sheriff's office has entered into an interlocal agreement with the Villages of Arcadia and North Loup. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Valley County Sheriff Enters Interlocal Agreement with Arcadia, North

Lincoln Law Firm Hired to Investigate Hall County Jail


GRAND ISLAND -- The Hall County Board of Supervisors has hired a firm to investigate its jail. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Lincoln Law Firm Hired to Investigate Hall County Jail

Nebraska Among States That Saw Economic Growth in June


OMAHA -- The economy in Nebraska's region of the country grew at a faster rate in June than in previous months. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Nebraska Among States That Saw Economic Growth in June

Ricketts Defends Donation to Pro-Death Penalty Group


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has defended a donation to a group trying to bring back the Nebraska death penalty. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ricketts Defends Donation to Pro-Death Penalty Group

Ricketts Offers Support of Nebraska WOTUS Lawsuit


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts offered support for Nebraska as the state joins 12 others in a challenge of the EPA's Waters of the United States law. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ricketts Offers Support of Nebraska WOTUS Lawsuit

VCHS CEO Sugg Suspended Pending An Investigation


ORD -- Valley County Health System CEO Bill Sugg has been suspended pending an investigation. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: VCHS CEO Sugg Suspended Pending An Investigation

G3 Contracting Interested in Land on Mortensen Industrial Site Outside of Ord


ORD -- There's interest in an empty lot at the Mortensen Industrial Site outside of Ord. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: G3 Contracting Interested in Land on Mortensen Industrial Site Outside of Ord

Nebraska Counties Receive Gas Tax Estimates


NEBRASKA -- Nebraska counties now know how much they will receive thanks to the new gas tax passed during the last legislative session. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Counties Receive Gas Tax Estimates

Columbus Man Pleads No Contest in Manslaughter Case


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus man has pleaded no contest to manslaughter after a stabbing last year. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Columbus Man Pleads No Contest in Manslaughter Case

Toddler Dead After Being Found at Nuckolls County Home


LAWRENCE -- A two-year-old is dead after being found at a Nuckolls County home. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Toddler Dead After Being Found at Nuckolls County Home

Ord Country Run Set for 36th Show


ORD -- It's the annual Ord Country Run this weekend. Gabe Altieri outlines the event. LISTEN: Ord Country Run Set for 36th Show

Valley County Accepts Gravel Bids For Next Year


ORD -- Valley County has accepted its gravel bids for the next year. Here's Gabe Alteiri with the details. LISTEN: Valley County Accepts Gravel Bids For Next Year

Names of Those Involved in Boelus Tractor Pull Accident Are Released


BOELUS -- The names of those injured in a Boelus Tractor Pull accident have been made available. Gabe Altieri has the latest. LISTEN: Names of Those Involved in Boelus Tractor Pull Accident Are Released

Nebraska Among 13 States Suing Feds Over Waters of the U.S.


BISMARCK, ND -- Nebraska is among 13 states suing the federal government over the Waters of the United States rule. Gabe Altieri explains the issue. LISTEN: Nebraska Among 13 States Suing Feds Over Waters of the U.S.

Music, Street Dancing Highlights Cornhusker Country Fest


COMSTOCK -- Comstock hosts the Cornhusker Country Fest this weekend. Gabe Altieri explains what to expect. LISTEN: Music, Street Dancing Highlights Cornhusker Country Fest

Valley County Nursing Home to Officially Change Ownership This Week


ORD -- The nursing home in Valley County will officially change ownership this week. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Valley County Nursing Home to Officially Change Ownership This Week

Five Injured in Boelus Tractor Accident


BOELUS -- An investigation into an accident at the Boelus Tractor Pull is underway. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Five Injured in Boelus Tractor Accident

Tires Pile High at Loup Basin RC&D Recycling Event


BURWELL -- The Loup Basin RC&D held its scrap tire recycling event over the weekend. Gabe Altieri explains the benefits of the service. LISTEN: Tires Pile High at Loup Basin RC&D Recycling Event

Garfield County, State DOE Working to Fix Oversight on North Shop Parcel


GARFIELD COUNTY -- Garfield County is working to fix an oversight and acquire a piece of land from the Nebraska Department of Education. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Garfield County, State DOE Working to Fix Oversight on North Shop Parcel

Ricketts Criticizes, But Won't Challenge SCOTUS Same-Sex Ruling


LINCOLN -- The governor's office says it disagrees with the supreme court's ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide, but will not fight it. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Ricketts Criticizes, But Won't Challenge SCOTUS Same-Sex Ru

New Purchases Highlight VCHS Budget


ORD -- The Valley County Health System Board approved a new budget for the next year. Gabe Altieri goes through the highlights. LISTEN: New Purchases Highlight VCHS Budget

More Than 50,000 Nebraskans Affected by Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Ruling


NEBRASKA -- The Supreme Court ruling to uphold a key part of the Affordable Care Act affects many Nebraskans. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: More Than 50,000 Nebraskans Affected by Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Ruling

Former Oakdale Clerk Sentenced for Stealing from Village


OAKDALE -- A former Oakdale village clerk has been sentenced after being convicted of stealing. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Former Oakdale Clerk Sentenced for Stealing from Village

Hit Pipe Causes Gas Leak in Broken Bow


BROKEN BOW -- A gas leak in Broken Bow caused some residents to have to evacuate their homes this week. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Hit Pipe Causes Gas Leak in Broken Bow

VCHS Board Elects Officers for Next Year


ORD -- The Valley County Health System Board has elected its officers for the next year. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: VCHS Board Elects Officers for Next Year

Some Broken Bow Residents Asked to Evacuate Homes After Gas Leak


BROKEN BOW -- A gas leak is affecting some Broken Bow residents. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Some Broken Bow Residents Asked to Evacuate Homes After Gas Leak

Garfield County Receives Projections from Gas Tax Allocations


GARFIELD COUNTY -- Garfield County know how much it's projected to be allocated as a result of the gas tax increase. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Garfield County Receives Projections from Gax Tax Allocations

Man Charged After Knox County Cattle Theft


CENTER -- A man accused of stealing cattle in Knox County has been charged. Gabe Altieri has the details.  LISTEN: Man Charged After Knox County Cattle Theft

NSAA Executive Director Resigns


LINCOLN -- The executive director of the Nebraska School Activities Association has resigned. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: NSAA Executive Director Resigns

Loup Basin RC&D to Hold Scrap Tire Clean-Up in Burwell


BURWELL -- The Loup Basin RC&D  is holding a scrap tire clean-up this weekend. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Loup Basin RC&D to Hold Scrap Tire Clean-Up in Burwell

Nebraska Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Woman Against Hastings/Adams County


HASTINGS -- A woman is clear to file a lawsuit against the City of Hastings and Adams County after a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN:  Nebraska Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Woman Against Hastings/Adams Count

Garfield County Historical Society Looking to Add Markers for Former Schools


GARFIELD COUNTY -- The Garfield County Historical Society is trying to purchase signs to mark where former schools in the area were located. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Garfield County Historical Society Looking to Add Markers for Former Sch

Albion Resident Announces Candidacy for Nebraska Legislature


ALBION -- The 2016 election is still about a year-and-a-half away, but an Albion resident has already announced his campaign for the 41st District in the Nebraska Legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Albion Resident Announces Candidacy f

2015 Rod Run Results


The 2015 Rod Run is in the books. Here are the results. Special Awards &Show and Shine Winners Peoples Choice: Tom Novotny (Lincoln) - 1971 AMC Javlin Club Choice: Perry Siebert (Bradshaw) - 1951 Mercury Nebraska Rod and Custom Association &q

Bridge in Need of Repair After Train Hits Parked Car Near Duncan


DUNCAN -- The effort to repair a bridge near Duncan is underway after a train hit an unoccupied car on the tracks. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Bridge in Need of Repair After Train Hits Parked Car Near Duncan

Man Accused of Injuring Four-Year-Old Set to Stand Trial in Columbus


COLUMBUS -- The 22-year-old man accused of injuring a four-year-old will stand trial in Columbus. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Man Accused of Injuring Four-Year-Old Set to Stand Trial in Columbus

Ord Cheerleaders Hold 5K Fundraiser


ORD -- The Ord Cheerleaders used ExtraORDinary Days to raise money with a 5K. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ord Cheerleaders Hold 5K Fundraiser

Nebraska Unemployment Rises, Remains Lowest in Nation


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's jobless rate rose in Maym but is still the lowest in the nation. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Unemployment Rises, Remains Lowest in Nation

Campaign for New Ord Pool Uses Dunk Tank to Raise Funds


ORD -- Those part of a committee for a new Ord pool use ExtraORDinary Days to raise money for the project. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Campaign for New Ord Pool Uses Dunk Tank to Raise Funds

Nebraska State College System to Increase Tuition


WAYNE -- Undergraduates at Nebraska's three state universities will pay more in tuition. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska State College System to Increase Tuition

Nebraska's Rural Economy Sees June Growth, Confidence Index Still Grim


OMAHA -- Nebraska's economy was part of a group of plain states which saw growth in the last month. Gabe Altieri explains what this might mean for the future. LISTEN: Nebraska's Rural Economy Sees June Growth, Confidence Index Still Grim

Bird Flu Quarantine Ends on Knox County Farm


LINCOLN -- The quarantine has been lifted on a Knox County farm suspected of bird flu. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Bird Flu Quarantine Ends on Knox County Farm

Valley County Museum Uses ExtraORDinary Days to Boost Volunteering, Donations


ORD -- The Valley County Museum is using extraordinary days to bring in donations. Gabe Altieri explains what's going on and how you can help. LISTEN: Valley County Museum Uses ExtraORDinary Days to Boost Volunteering, Donations

Nebraska State College System Mulling Tuition Increase


WAYNE -- Students in the Nebraska State College System could see a tuition increase next year. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska State College System Mulling Tuition Increase

Ord Feels Prepared for New School Security Requirements


ORD -- The Ord School District should be okay when new state security requirements go into effect in coming months. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Ord Feels Prepared for New School Security Requirements

Man Dies in Phelps County Dirt Bike Crash


FUNK -- A man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Phelps County. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Man Dies in Phelps County Dirt Bike Crash

Fullerton Woman Dies After Accident in Antelope County


ELGIN -- A Fullerton woman is dead after an accident in Antelope County. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Fullerton Woman Dies After Accident in Antelope County

17th Calamus Half-Century Tour to be Held This Weekend


BURWELL -- The Tour de Nebraska isn't the only bike event in the area this weekend. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: 17th Calamus Half-Century Tour to be Held This Weekend

Fourth Nebraska Farm Confirms Bird Flu


NEBRASKA -- Bird flu has been confirmed on another Nebraska farm. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Fourth Nebraska Farm Confirms Bird Flu

Accident Causes Ord Public Pool to Be Drained


ORD -- An accident at the Ord Public Pool caused it to close Tuesday afternoon. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Accident Causes Ord Public Pool to Be Drained

South-Central Nebraska Federal Livestock Facility to Resume Research


CLAY CENTER -- A livestock research facility in south-central Nebraska is set to resume work. Gabe Altieri explains why it was stalled and what's changed. LISTEN: South-Central Nebraska Federal Livestock Facility to Resume Research

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Couple in Boone County Child Removal Case


OMAHA -- The Nebraska State Court of Appeals says state attorney's unfairly made allegations during a hearing to remove five children from a couple in Boone County. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Couple in Bo

Most State Employees to See Raise, But Pay More Elsewhere


NEBRASKA -- Most Nebraska state workers will soon be getting a raise, but they could be paying more in other areas. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Most State Employees to See Raise, But Pay More Elsewhere

Two Former Local Senators Named to State Tax Policy Advisory Committee


LINCOLN -- Two senators from local districts are among a group serving on an advisory committee to review Nebraska's tax policy. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Two Former Local Senators Named to State Tax Policy Advisory Committee

University of Nebraska Tuition Set to Increase


LINCOLN -- University of Nebraska students will pay more in tuition over the next two years. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: University of Nebraska Tuition Set to Increase

Crop Duster Pilot Okay After Emergency Landing in Pierce County


FOSTER -- A pilot is alright after having to land his crop duster in a field outside of Foster. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Crop Duster Pilot Okay After Emergency Landing in Pierce County

Poker Run Helps Raise Money For Flag Pole in Ord's Bussell Park


ORD -- A poker run was held over this week to raise money for the flag in Ord's Bussell Park. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Poker Run Helps Raise Money For Flag Pole in Ord's Bussell Park

Farmer's Market Begins in Ord


ORD -- The Ord Farmer's Market began this week. Gabe Altieri explains what people can expect. LISTEN: Farmer's Market Begins in Ord

ESI Campers Showcase Products in Valley County


ORD -- Area kids learned about entrepreneurship through the ESI Camp this week. Gabe Altieri explains how the participants were able to showcase what they learned. LISTEN: ESI Campers Showcase Products in Valley County

Man Drowns at Calamus Reservoir


LOUP COUNTY -- A man is dead after drowning at the Calamus Reservoir. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Man Drowns at Calamus Reservoir

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces Mid-Year Award Winners


YORK -- The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation announced its first beef state scholarship winner. Here's Gabe Alteiri LISTEN: Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces Mid-Year Award Winners

Sen. Fischer: Effort to Prevent WOTUS Good For Nebraska


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nebraska's water may be safe from federal government control. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer- Effort to Prevent WOTUS Good For Nebraska

Valley County Still Has Questions About Bill From Former Surveyor


VALLEY COUNTY -- Valley County still has questions about a bill from its former surveyor. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Valley County Still Has Questions About Bill From Former Surveyor

Ord School District Eligible for Preschool Expansion Continuation Grant


ORD -- The Ord School District is elgible for a preschool expansion continuation grant. Gabe Altieri explains what this is and what it means. LISTEN: Ord School District Eligible for Preschool Expansion Continuation Grant

Winter Wheat Crop Expected to Decrease This Year


NEBRASKA -- Nebraska's winter wheat crop is expected to be smaller that last year. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Winter Wheat Crop Expected to Decrease This Year

Ricketts Talking Beef, Energy on Europe Trip


EUROPE -- Governor Ricketts is continuing his tour of Europe to push Nebraska trade. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ricketts Talking Beef, Energy on Europe Trip

Pavement Work Approved For Road Leading to Nebraska Distillers in Valley County


VALLEY COUNTY -- A project to build a plant that creates feed from ethanol plant byproduct is continuing in Valley County. Here's Gabe Altieri with where the project stands. LISTEN: Pavement Work Approved For Road Leading to Nebraska Distillers

Nebraska Taking More Bird Flu Precautions


NEBRASKA -- More chickens will be killed to prevent the spread of bird flu in Nebraska. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Taking More Bird Flu Precautions

Garfield County Accepts Bids for Gravel, Tree Removal


GARFIELD COUNTY -- Garfield County has chosen bids on gravel and tree removal jobs. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Garfield County Accepts Bids for Gravel, Tree Removal

Nebraska Soybean, Corn Planting Behind Schedule


NEBRASKA -- Rain last week caused some farmers to delay planting. Gabe Alteiri has the latest corn and soybean statistics. LISTEN: Nebraska Soybean, Corn Planting Behind Schedule

Ord Food Pantry Gets More than Expected with Can Care-A-Van


ORD -- The Ord Food Pantry helped gain donations through the Can Care-A-Van this week. Gabe Altieri explains how successful the event was. LISTEN: Ord Food Pantry Gets More than Expected with Can Care-A-Van

Two Garfield County Representatives Inducted in Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame


VALENTINE -- There are a couple of local inductees at the Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame this weekend. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Two Garfield County Representatives Inducted in Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame

Ainsworth Care Center Looking For Solutions to Prevent Closing


AINSWORTH -- The future of the Ainsworth Care Center is still unknown. Gabe Altieri explains where the city is with the issue. LISTEN: Ainsworth Care Center Looking For Solutions to Prevent Closing

$3,200 Raised For Local Child with Leukemia


GARFIELD COUNTY -- A team roping benefit was held at the Garfield County Fairgrounds to raise money for a local child with leukemia last weekend. Gabe Alteiri has the story. LISTEN: $3,200 Raised For Local Child with Leukemia

Former Hastings Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child to Stand Trial


ADAMS COUNTY -- The former Hastings teacher accused of sexual assault of a child. who police say was a student, will stand trial. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Former Hastings Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child to Stand Trial

Road Work to Begin on Highway 11 Near Holt/Garfield Line


NORTHERN NEBRASKA -- Work is scheduled to begin on Highway 11 near the Holt-Garfield County Line this week. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Road Work to Begin on Highway 11 Near Holt/Garfield Line

Pro-Death Penalty Group to Begin Petition Distribution


LINCON -- A group trying to put Nebraska's death penalty repeal on hold is set to distribute a petition. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Pro-Death Penalty Group to Begin Petition Distribution

Nebraska-Lincoln Proposed Budget to Raise Tuition


LINCOLN -- A freeze on tuition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may be over. Gabe Altier has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska-Lincoln Proposed Budget to Raise Tuition

Sen. Fischer Continues to Have Questions on New EPA Regulations


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The EPA finalized new regulations this week and a Nebraska senator is among those not happy about it. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer Continues to Have Questions on New EPA Regulations

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Hires Consultant to Gain Support


LINCOLN -- The group looking to gain signatures to put Nebraska's death penalty on the 2016 general election ballot has hired a consultant. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Hires Consultant to Gain Support

Nebraska Cancels Poultry Events for Rest of 2015


NEBRASKA -- Nebraska has reversed its decision to allow poultry events to take place this summer. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Nebraska Cancels Poultry Events for Rest of 2015

Suspected Getaway Driver Arrested Following Hastings Robbery


HASTINGS -- A second man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Hastings this week. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Suspected Getaway Driver Arrested Following Hastings Robbery

Bird Flu Doesn't Seem to be Affecting Crop Prices


OMAHA -- The bird flu outbreak doesn't seem to be affecting the price of corn and soybeans. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Bird Flu Doesn't Seem to be Affecting Crop Prices

Armed Robbery Arrest Made in Hastings


HASTINGS -- A mans has been arrested after an armed robbery in Hastings. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Armed Robbery Arrest Made in Hastings

Kids Days Take Place in Sargent


SARGENT -- Sargent Kids Days were held this week. Gabe Altieri explains how the community was able to make the event possible. LISTEN: Kids Days Take Place in Sargent

Trial Set for Central City Man Accused of Attempted Murder


CENTRAL CITY -- A trial has been scheduled for a Central City man accused of attempted murder. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Trial Set for Central City Man Accused of Attempted Murder

Body of Marine Killed in Nepal Escorted Through Nebraska


ST. PAUL -- The Nebraska marine who died on a rescue mission in Nepal last month was escorted across the state this week. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Body of Marine Killed in Nepal Escorted Through Nebraska

Part of Broken Bow Schedules Power Outage for June 3rd


BROKEN BOW -- Part of Broken Bow will have a power outage on Wednesday. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Part of Broken Bow Schedules Power Outage for June 3rd

Pro-Death Penalty Group Forms in Nebraska, Wants Issue on 2016 Ballot


LINCOLN -- Death penalty supporters aren't going down without a fight. Gabe Altieri explains the latest efforts. LISTEN: Pro-Death Penalty Group Forms in Nebraska, Wants Issue on 2016 Ballot

Nebraska-Lincoln Looks For Search Firm to Help Find Next Chancellor


LINCOLN -- The effort to find a new chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is underway. Gabe Altieri details how the school is beginning the search. LISTEN: Nebraska-Lincoln Looks For Search Firm to Help Find Next Chancellor

Regional Economic Growth Slowed in May


OMAHA -- Nebraska's among a group of states that experienced slower economic growth in May. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Regional Economic Growth Slowed in May

Purebred Bison Herd Growing in South-Central Nebraska


WOOD RIVER -- A small herd of purebred bison is growing in south-central Nebraska. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Purebred Bison Herd Growing in South-Central Nebraska

Initial Pavement Work Approved for Entrance to Nebraska Distillers


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors have agreed to term for survey work to help pave a road near the ethanol plant. LISTEN: Initial Pavement Work Approved for Entrance to Nebraska Distillers

Road Work to Begin in Holt County


HOLT COUNTY -- Road work is scheduled to begin in Holt County this week. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Road Work to Begin in Holt County

Ricketts Vetoes Death Penalty Repeal


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has used his veto power to oppose the repeal of Nebraska's death penalty. Here's Gabe Altieri with what's next. LISTEN: Ricketts Vetoes Death Penalty Repeal

Ricketts Rallies Death Penalty Support, ACLU Asks Questions


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts is pushing for support before he decides whether to veto the legislature's death penalty repeal. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ricketts Rallies Death Penalty Support, ACLU Asks Questions

Nebraska Legislature Approves Marijuana Study


LINCOLN -- A marijuana study has been approved by the Nebraska legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Legislature Approves Marijuana Study

Farmers and Ranchers Protected Under Tourism Bill


LINCOLN -- Nebraska farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be shielded by lawsuits. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Farmers and Ranchers Protected Under Tourism Bill

Rural Nebraska Economic Outlook May Remain Weak for Near Future


OMAHA -- Nebraska's economy may remain weak for the next few months. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Rural Nebraska Economic Outlook May Remain Weak for Near Future

Property Tax Exemptions Coming For Nebraska Business Owners


LINCOLN -- Nebraska lawmakers are continuing to look for ways to relieve property tax burdens. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Property Tax Exemptions Coming For Nebraska Business Owners

Youth Illegal Immigrant License Bill Passes Final Approval


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska legislature has passed a bill that would allow children brought to the United States illegally to obtain licenses. Gabe Altieri explains what's next with the measure. LISTEN: Youth Illegal Immigrant License Bill Passes Fi

Minimum Mandatory Prison Sentence Bill Stalls


LINCOLN -- A bill that would limit mandatory minimum prison sentences will not pass in the legilslature this year. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Minimum Mandatory Prison Sentence Bill Stalls

Ricketts Approves $9 Billion Budget


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's budget for the next two years is set. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ricketts Approves $9 Billion Budget

Burwell Honors Students Finish Another Year of Recycling


BURWELL -- The Burwell school wide recycling program finished another year this week. Gabe Altieri explains what this entails and how kids learn from it. LISTEN: Burwell Honors Students Finish Another Year of Recycling

Garfield County's District 70 Closes


GARFIELD COUNTY -- A Garfield County Schoolhouse is closing its doors. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Garfield County's District 70 Closes 

Nebraska Set to Repeal Death Penalty


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's death penalty is poised to be repealed. Gabe Altieri has the latest. LISTEN: Nebraska Set to Repeal Death Penalty

Ord Student Wins NSAA Logo Contest


ORD -- An Ord Student has been picked as the winner of an NSAA logo contest. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ord Student Wins NSAA Logo Contest

Youth Illegal Immigrant License Bill Advances to Final Vote


LINCOLN -- A bil that would give illegal immigrants brought to the United State illegally the ability to get licenses has passed second-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Youth Illegal Immigrant License B

Human Traffickers Face Stiffer Penalties Under New Law


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has sgined a bill that puts stiffer penalties on accused human traffickers. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Human Traffickers Face Stiffer Penalties Under New Law

Columbus Man Sentenced After Child Abuse Accusations


COLUMBUS -- A Columbus man has been sentenced for hitting his girlfriend's one-year-old son. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Columbus Man Sentenced After Child Abuse Accusations

Despite Rain, Nebraska Corn and Soybean Planting on Track


NEBRASKA -- Farmers have had to deal with plenty of rain lately. Gabe Altieri explains how this has affected field work. LISTEN: Despite Rain, Nebraska Corn and Soybean Planting on Track

Nebraska Won't Ban Poultry at County Fairs Amidst Bird Flu Reports


NEBRASKA -- Nebraska won't ban poultry at county fairs this summer after bird flu reached the state. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Won't Ban Poultry at County Fairs Amidst Bird Flu Reports

Local Groups Combine to Support Ord Food Pantry


ORD -- Local businesses and organizations combined to raise contributions for the Ord Food Pantry. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Local Groups Combine to Support Ord Food Pantry

Nebraska Senators Approve Medical Marijuana Study


LINCOLN -- A bill that could ease marijuana legalization has advanced in the legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Senators Approve Medical Marijuana Study

Man Wanting to Build Strip Club Sues Hall County Supervisors


GRAND ISLAND -- A man who wants to open a strip club near Grand Island has sued the Hall County Board of Supervisors. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Man Wanting to Build Strip Club Sues Hall County Supervisors

One Dead After Grand Island Motorcycle Crash


GRAND ISLAND -- One person is dead after an accident in Grand Island. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: One Dead After Grand Island Motorcycle Crash

2015 Nebraska Farmer Finances Off to Slow Start


KANSAS CITY, MO -- Farm income has started 2015 slow. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: 2015 Nebraska Farmer Finances Off to Slow Start

Wilcox Native Among Marines Killed in Nepal Helicopter Crash


NEPAL -- A Wilcox native was among the marines kille in a helicopter crash in Nepal last week. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Wilcox Native Among Marines Killed in Nepal Helicopter Crash

Melham Medical Center Rejuvenates Emergency Department


BROKEN BOW -- The Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow has finished an expansion project. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Melham Medical Center Rejuvenates Emergency Department

Scheduled Sentence for Woman Convicted of Drowning Puppy


GRAND ISLAND -- Sentencing has been scheduled for a Florida woman convicted of drowing a puppy at the Grand Island Airpot. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Scheduled Sentence for Woman Convicted of Drowning Puppy

Marijuana Arrest Made in Buffalo County


MINDEN -- A Colorado man has been arrested for carrying marijuana across Nebraska. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Marijuana Arrest Made in Buffalo County

Bill to Freeze High School Minimum Wage Fails


LINCOLN -- A bill that would stall the minimum wage for high school students has died in the legislature. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Bill to Freeze High School Minimum Wage Fails
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Death Penalty Repeal Passes Second Vote, ACLU to Investigate Ricketts


LINCOLN -- There are more developments in the debate over Nebraska's death penalty. Here's Gabe Altieri with the latest. LISTEN: Death Penalty Repeal Passes Second Vote, ACLU to Investigate Ricketts

New Ord Football Scoreboard Coming this Summer


ORD -- A new football scoreboard is on its way to Ord. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: New Ord Football Scoreboard Coming this Summer

Amid Death Penalty Debate, Ricketts Orders Execution Drug Purchase


LINCOLN -- The Nebraska death penalty debate has taken a new turn. Here's Gabe Altieri with the latest. LISTEN: Amid Death Penalty Debate, Ricketts Orders Execution Drug Purchase

2nd Nebraska Farm Quarantined Due to Bird Flu


DIXON COUNTY -- A second Nebraska farm has been quarantined due to bird flu. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: 2nd Nebraska Farm Quarantined Due to Bird Flu

Nebraska Lawmakers Override Gas Tax Veto


LINCOLN -- Nebraskans will pay more at the pump after a legislative vote. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Nebraska Lawmakers Override Gas Tax Veto

Nebraska Budget Passes Final Approval


LINCOLN -- A proposed Nebraska budget has passed final approval in the legislature. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Budget Passes Final Approval

Youth Illegal Immigrant License Bill Passes First-Round Approval


LINCOLN -- Nebraska is a step closer to issuing drivers licenses to youths brought to this country illegally. Here's Gabe Altieri with the latest. LISTEN: Youth Illegal Immigrant License Bill Passes First-Round Approval

Valley County Supervisors Reappoint VCHS Board Member


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors reappointed a member of the hospital board. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Valley County Supervisors Reappoint VCHS Board Member

Cattle Brand Inspection Fee Goes Up


LINCOLN -- The cost of cattle brand inspections wil lgo up after a bill was signed into law. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Cattle Brand Inspection Fee Goes Up

Ord Changes Student Immunization Policy


ORD -- The Ord school district is changing its immunization policy. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Ord Changes Student Immunization Policy

Ricketts Urged Chief Medical Officer Not to Resign


LINCOLN -- Pete Ricketts didn't want the Chief Medical Officer to resign last week. Gabe Altieri explains why it still happened. LISTEN: Ricketts Urged Chief Medical Officer Not to Resign

Disabled Nebraskans Have Benefits Protected in New Bill


LINCOLN -- A legislative movement could help disabled Nebraskans. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Disabled Nebraskans Have Benefits Protected in New Bill

Nebraska Marijuana Bill Passes First-Round Approval


LINCOLN -- A bill that would legalize marijuana for patients with certain diseases has passed the first round of voting. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Marijuana Bill Passes First-Round Approval

Prison Sentence Bill Moves Squeaks Through Second Approval


LINCOLN -- A bill to eliminate some minimum prison sentences has advanced, but Gabe Altieri explains how it might still be in trouble. LISTEN: Prison Sentence Bill Moves Squeaks Through Second Approval

Valley County Supervisors Approve Distiller Operation


VALLEY COUNTY -- Nebraska Distillers Products took the next step in beginning its operation. Here's Gabe Altieri with the latest. LISTEN: Valley County Supervisors Approve Distiller Operation

Ord Blood Drive Reaches Donation Goal


ORD -- Ord High School held a blood drive this week to help raise money for scholarships. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Ord Blood Drive Reaches Donation Goal

First Bird Flu Cases Reported in Nebraska


DIXON COUNTY -- The first case of bird flue has reached Nebraska. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: First Bird Flu Cases Reported in Nebraska

Man Charged in Gibbon Murder Changes Plea


GIBBON -- A man accused of first-degree murder in an incident in Gibbon has changes his plea. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Charged in Gibbon Murder Changes Plea

Ord Board of Education Votes to End Weighted Courses


ORD -- The Ord Board of Education eliminated weighted classes this week. Gabe Altieri details what went into the decision. LISTEN: Ord Board of Education Votes to End Weighted Courses

Ainsworth Care Center Temporarily Saved


AINSWORTH -- Senator Al Davis is intervening to try and save the Ainsworth Care Center. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ainsworth Care Center Temporarily Saved

Sen. Davis Replys to Conflict of Interest Accusations


LINCOLN -- Senator Al Davis has become the face of a conflict of interest issue. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Sen. Davis Replys to Conflict of Interest Accusations

Ord City Council Approves Two Road Closings For Upcoming Events


ORD -- A few road closings have been approved for this summer in Ord. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN: Ord City Council Approves Two Road Closings For Upcoming Events

Ricketts Declares State of Emergency for Storm-Affected Areas


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has issued a state of emergency after surveying three affected areas this week. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Ricketts Declares State of Emergency for Storm-Affected Areas

Grand Island Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges Related to Nude Photos From 12-Yea


GRAND ISLAND -- A Grand Island man has pleaded not guilty to persuading a 12-year-old girl to send nude photos. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Grand Island Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges Related to Nude Photos From 12-Year-Old

Riverton Restaurant Loses Liquour License for Illegal Moonshine


RIVERTON -- A Riverton bar has lost its liquor license following an investigation. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Riverton Restaurant Loses Liquour License for Illegal Moonshine

Farmers and Ranchers See Protection in Rural Tourism Bill


LINCOLN -- Farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be protected from certain laws. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Farmers and Ranchers See Protection in Rural Tourism Bill

Update: Ricketts Vetoes Gas Tax Increase


LINCOLN -- A bill that would raise Nebraska's gas tax has been passed and vetoed. Gabe Altieri explains what happens from here. LISTEN: Ricketts Vetoes Gas Tax Increase

Valley County Residents Celebrate National Prayer Day


VALLEY COUNTY -- National Prayer Day was celebrated this week. Gabe Altieri shows how local residents took part in the reflection. LISTEN: Valley County Residents Celebrate National Prayer Day
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Gas Tax Bill Passes Final Approval


LINCOLN -- A proposed gas tax increase has passed final approval in the legislature. Gabe Altieri explains whether it can survive a potential veto. LISTEN: Gas Tax Bill Passes Final Approval

10 to 15 Homes Damaged in Roseland Tornado


ROSELAND -- A tornado touched down in south-central Nebraska this week. Gabe Altieri explains what damage was caused. LISTEN: 10 to 15 Homes Damaged in Roseland Tornado
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Property Owners to See Tax Relief in Proposed Budget


LINCOLN -- The proposed Nebraska budget has some good news for property owners. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Property Owners to See Tax Relief in Proposed Budget

Man Takes Plea in Crash Death of Woman Near Cozad


LEXINGTON -- A man has taken a plea deal and been convicted in the crash death of a woman near Cozad. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Takes Plea in Crash Death of Woman Near Cozad

Ord Street Parking Raises Safety Concerns on School Bus Path


ORD -- There are some safety concerns over street parking along a school bus route in Ord. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Ord Street Parking Raises Safety Concerns on School Bus Path

Wind Farm Bill Stalls in Legislature


LINCOLN -- A bill designed to attract wind farms to Nebraska has stalled. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Wind Farm Bill Stalls in Legislature

Norfolk Livestock Operation Suspends Summer Schedule


NORFOLK -- Nebraska Livestock Sales has suspended its Norfolk operation for the summer. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Norfolk Livestock Operation Suspends Summer Schedule

Atkinson Man Sentenced After Conviction in Infant Son's Death


O'NEIL -- An Atkinson man has been sentenced after being convicted of killing his infant son. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Atkinson Man Sentenced After Conviction in Infant Son's Death

Report: Nebraska Corn Planting Ahead of Schedule


LINCOLN -- A report indicates corn planting in Nebraska is ahead of schedule. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Corn Planting Ahead of Schedule

Ord Alco Lot Gets New Owner


ORD -- There's a new owner for the Alco lot in Ord. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ord Alco Lot Gets New Owner

Ricketts/Senator Reach Agreement on Low-Income Aid Bill


LINCOLN -- A compromise has been reached in a bill that helps low-income families. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Ricketts/Senator Reach Agreement on Low-Income Aid Bill

Livestock Friendly Benefit Bill Passes First Round Approval


LINCOLN -- There may be a benefit for counties who go livestock friendly. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Livestock Friendly Benefit Bill Passes First Round Approval

Bill to Rewards Schools for Student Preparation Advances


LINCOLN -- Nebraska school districts could soon receive reimbursements for preparing students for the future. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Bill to Rewards Schools for Student Preparation Advances

Sen. Davis Considering Supporting Gas Tax Increase


LINCOLN -- A local Nebraska lawmaker may be changing his mind on a proposed gas tax increase. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Sen. Davis Considering Supporting Gas Tax Increase

Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide has Probation Revoked


COLUMBUS -- Probation has been revoked for a man convicted of vehicular homicide in Columbus. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide has Probation Revoked

Arcadia Student to Attend Program in Hollywood


ARCADIA -- An Arcadia student is off to an acting program in Hollywood. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Arcadia Student to Attend Program in Hollywood

Ord Kids Get a Chance to Experience Livestock


ORD -- Ord area kids came to the Valley County Fairgrounds this week to experience agriculture. Here's Gabe Altieri with the story. LISTEN: Ord Kids Get a Chance to Experience Livestock

Proposed Nebraska Budget Given Initial Approval


LINCOLN -- Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a new budget. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details. LISTEN:  Proposed Nebraska Budget Given Initial Approval

Nebraska Bottom Line Could Be Bigger than Expected


LINCOLN -- Nebraska lawmakers will have more money than expected to with with this year. Gabe Altieri explains.

LISTEN: Nebraska Bottom Line Could Be Bigger than Expected

Arguments Made in Nebraska Deferred Action Case


LINCOLN -- A judge heard arguments in a case of young illegal immigrants against Nebraska for deny them licenses. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Arguments Made in Nebraska Deferred Action Case

Ricketts Vetoes Low-Income Family Aid Bill


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts used his veto on a bill that would have provided government aid for low-income families. Gabe Altieri details why. LISTEN: Ricketts Vetoes Low-Income Family Aid Bill

Next Step in Feed Project in Valley County Approved


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors approved the next step in a project by Nebraska Distillers Products in Valley County. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Next Step in Feed Project in Valley County Approved

Nebraska Legislature One Step Away from Lowing High School Minimum Wage


LINCON -- Nebraska has moved closer to paying a lower minimum wage to high school students. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Nebraska Legislature One Step Away from Lowing High School Minimum Wage

Tom Osborne Visits Burwell's TeamMates Program


BURWELL -- Tom Osborne was in Burwell this week to speak about the benefits if his TeamMates Mentoring Program. Gabe Altieri explains his message. LISTEN: Tom Osborne Visits Burwell's TeamMates Program

Appeals Court Defers Same-Sex Marriage Arguments in Cases from Nebraska, Among O


RAPID CITY, SD -- Nebraska is among the states the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has deferred arguments of same-sex marriage on until the Supreme Court rules on the issue. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Appeals Court Defers Same-Sex Marriage A

Ricketts Reveals Finalists for Director of Roads


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts has announced the candidates for the Director of the Department of Roads. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Ricketts Reveals Finalists for Director of Roads

Couple Faces Joint Trial for Fraud in York County


YORK -- A married couple will be tried together after being accused of fraud in York County. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Couple Faces Joint Trial for Fraud in York County

Second Person Pleads Not Guilty in Platte County Counterfeit Scheme


COLUMBUS -- A second person accused in a counterfeiting scheme in Platte County has pleaded not guilty. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Second Person Pleads Not Guilty in Platte County Counterfeit Scheme

Ricketts Cautions Medical Marijuana Legalization


LINCOLN -- Governor Ricketts Argued against a bill that would legalize medical marijuana this week. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ricketts Cautions Medical Marijuana Legalization

Burwell Student Finishes Fourth in National Free Throw Competition


BURWELL -- A Burwell student finished in the top-five in a national free throw competition. Gabe Altieri caught up with him to hear about the experience. LISTEN: Burwell Student Finishes Fourth in National Free Throw Competition

Valley County Supervisors Approve Mortensen Expansion


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors approved an expansion of businesses at the Mortensen Industrial Site outside of Ord. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Valley County Supervisors Approve Mortensen Expansion

Nebraska Financial Aid Bill Advances to Final Vote


LINCOLN -- A college financial aid bill has advanced in the legislature. Gabe Altieri explains what students can expect from the measure. LISTEN: Nebraska Financial Aid Bill Advances to Final Vote

Former Hastings Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child


HASTINGS -- Charges have been filed against a former Hastings High School teacher accused of having an improper relationship with a student. Gabe Altieri has the latest. LISTEN: Former Hastings Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child

Valley County Supervisors Hear Presentation on Livestock Friendly Designation


VALLEY COUNTY -- The Valley County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation on livestock friendly designation. Gabe Altieri explains what this would mean and what concerns the board has. LISTEN: Valley County Supervisors Hear Presentation on Livest

Competency Evaluation Ordered for Norfolk Woman Charged of Arson


MADISON -- A competency evaluation has been ordered in the case of a Norfolk woman charged with trying to burn down a mobile home. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Competency Evaluation Ordered for Norfolk Woman Charged of Arson

Valley County Cub Scouts Celebrate Area Pinewood Derby's 50th Anniversary


ORD -- Cub Scout Pack 194 celbrated the 50th anniversary of its orginial pinewood derby this weekend in Valley County. Gabe Altieri explains how the event continues to thrive in the area. LISTEN: Valley County Cub Scouts Celebrate Area Pinewood Derb

Tri-City and Sioux Falls Postponed


KEARNEY -- An ice issue has caused game two of the Western Conference Finals to be postponed. No make-up has been announced. NBC Nebraska reports the situation occured when officials were drilling holes in the ice for one of the goals and hit a water pip

York Judge Considering Resentence in 1987 Conviction


YORK -- A York judge is considering resentencing a man convicted of killing his 12-year-old sister nearly 30 years ago. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: York Judge Considering Resentence in 1987 Conviction

Ground Broken at Hastings College Art Center


HASTINGS -- Ground has been broken on an addition to Hastings College. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ground Broken at Hastings College Art Center

Sen. Fischer: Trade Legislation Would Benefit Nebraskans


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Trade Promotion Authority legislation is moving forward in Congress. Gabe Altieri explains why Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer supports the measure. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer - Trade Legislation Would Benefit Nebraskans

Hastings Teacher Arrested and Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student


HASTINGS --  A Hastings teacher removed from the classroom has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a student. Here's Gabe Altieri with the details.

LISTEN: Hastings Teacher Arrested and Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Nebraska Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Food Stamp Recipients


OMAHA -- Food stamp recipients now have more say in what happens to their benefits. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Nebraska Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Food Stamp Recipients

Sen. Fischer Among Those Who Voted "Nay" on Lynch


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Senate has approved Loretta Lynch as Attorney General, but Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer was among those who didn't approve of her nomination. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Sen. Fischer Among Those Who Voted &quo

Woman Accused of Starting Fire at Norfolk Apartment Complex


NORFOLK -- A woman has been accused of starting a fire in Norfolk. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Woman Accused of Starting Fire at Norfolk Apartment Complex

Juvenile Handcuff Bill Passes in Legislature


LINCOLN -- Most Nebraska won't appear in chains in court under a new bill. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Juvenile Handcuff Bill Passes in Legislature

Second Hand Rose Celebrates Ten Years in Ord


ORD -- Second Hand Rose is celebrating ten years in Ord. Gabe Altieri details where the shop stands a decade later. LISTEN: Second Hand Rose Celebrates Ten Years in Ord

Man Dies After Being Trapped in Grain Bin


HUMPHREY -- A man is dead after an accident in Humphrey. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Man Dies After Being Trapped in Grain Bin

Sex Trafficking Bill Passes First Round Approval


LINCOLN -- Convicted sex traffickers could soon see harsher punishments. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Sex Trafficking Bill Passes First Round Approval

Man Sentenced in Incident Stemming from Punching His Ex-Girlfriend


COLUMBUS -- A man has been sentenced for an incident stemming from punching his former girlfriend. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Man Sentenced in Incident Stemming from Punching His Ex-Girlfriend

Ord Announces New Head Football, Hires Softball Coaches


ORD -- Ord High School has a new head football coach and has hired its first softball coach. Here's Gabe Altieri. LISTEN: Ord Announces New Head Football, Hires Softball Coaches

Alcohol Consumers Could See Benefits with Proposed Tax Credit


LINCOLN -- A bill that could benefit alcohol consumers has advanced in the legislature. Gabe Alteiri has the story. LISTEN: Alcohol Consumers Could See Benefits with Proposed Tax Credit

Renewable Energy Debate Divides Nebraska Legislature


LINCON -- A renewable energy debate has sparked in Lincoln. Gabe Altieri explains what's led to the discussion. LISTEN: Renewable Energy Debate Divides Nebraska Legislature

Puppy Breeders to See More Regulation Under New Bill


LINCOLN -- Nebraska puppy mills could face stricter supervision under a bill in the Nebraska legislature. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Puppy Breeders to See More Regulation Under New Bill

Valley County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam


VALLEY COUNTY -- A phone scam is affecting Valley County residents. Here's a message from the sheriffs office. LISTEN: Valley County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

Nebraska Unemployment Rate Remains Lowest in Nation


LINCOLN -- Nebraska's unemployment rate remained among the lowest in the nation in March. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Nebraska Unemployment Rate Remains Lowest in Nation

Bill to Increase Cattle Brand-Inspection Fee Advances


LINCOLN -- The price of brand inspections for cattle may be going up. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Bill to Increase Cattle Brand-Inspection Fee Advances

Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Medical Marijuana Bill


LINCOLN -- A medical marijuana bill has made it through committee and will be debated on the legislative floor. Gabe Altieri explains what the limitations of the measure are. LISTEN: Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Medical Marijuana Bill

Expansion on Kearney Hospital Could Begin This Summer


KEARNEY -- Expansion on the Kearney Regional Medical Center could begin as early as this summer. Gabe Altieri explains what's being done and how much it will cost. LISTEN: Expansion on Kearney Hospital Could Begin This Summer

Keeps Loup Basin Beautiful to Release 2015 Recycling Guide This Week


CENTRAL NEBRASKA -- Keep Loup Basin Beautiful releases its new recycling guide this week. Gabe Altieri explains what people can learn. LISTEN: Keeps Loup Basin Beautiful to Release 2015 Recycling Guide This Week

Sec. of State Reimbursing County Offices for Election Expenses


LINCOLN -- Some Nebraska counties are receiving reimbursements for expenses from the 2014 election. Gabe Altieri explains why. LISTEN: Sec. of State Reimbursing County Offices for Election Expenses

Veteran's Breakfast to Benefit Avenue of Flags at Ord Cemetary


ORD -- A pancake breakfast at the Ord Veterans Club this weekend will help benefit the Avenue of Flags at the Ord Cemetary. Gabe Altieri explains. LISTEN: Veteran's Breakfast to Benefit Avenue of Flags at Ord Cemetary

Three Sent to Hospital After Fire at Kearney Senior Center


KEARNEY -- Three people were sent to the hospital after a fire at the senior living center in Kearney. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Three Sent to Hospital After Fire at Kearney Senior Center

Sen. Davis: Nebraska Prison Crowding Options Limited


LINCOLN -- The legislature and the governor's office are at odds over a prison sentence bill. Gabe Altieri explains how a local senator doesn't see many options for the state. LISTEN: Sen. Davis - Nebraska Prison Crowding Options Limited

Authorities: Hastings Man Died From Accidental Fall


KEARNEY -- Authorites have released how they believe a Hastings man died after his boyd was found in an alley in Kearney. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Authorities - Hastings Man Died From Accidental Fall

Hastings Man Sentenced After Attempted Murder Conviction


HASTINGS -- A Hastings man convicted of trying to kill a police officer has been set to prison. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Hastings Man Sentenced After Attempted Murder Conviction

Effort to Repeal Death Penalty Wins First Round Approval


LINCOLN -- A bill to repeal Nebraska's death penalty has won first round approval. Gabe Altieri explains if the measure can avoid a veto. LISTEN: Effort to Repeal Death Penalty Wins First Round Approval

Feed Manufacturer Submits Request for Conditional Use Permit in Valley County


VALLEY COUNTY -- A company looking to pelletize byproduct from the ethanol plant in Ord has requested a conditional use permit. Gabe Altieri explains what needs to happen before the group can get to work.  LISTEN: Feed Manufacturer Submits Requ

Ex-Nebraska Football Captain Picked-Up in Omaha


LINCOLN -- A former Nebraska football captain has been picked up in Omaha after missing his date to report to jail. Gabe Altieri has the details. LISTEN: Ex-Nebraska Football Captain Picked-Up in Omaha

Ord Considering Ending Weighted Classes


ORD -- The Ord School District may put an end to weighted classes. Gabe Altieri explains what's leading to the consideration. LISTEN: Ord Considering Ending Weighted Classes

High School Minimum Wage May Drop Under New Bill


LINCOLN -- High School workers may receive a lower minimum wage that others under a new bill. Gabe Altieri explains.  LISTEN: High School Minimum Wage May Drop Under New Bill

Ord Couple Continues to Look for Answers at Abandoned Cemetery


VALLEY COUNTY -- An effort to honor unmarked graves is taking place in Valley County. Gabe Altieri has the story. LISTEN: Ord Couple Continues to Look for Answers at Abandoned Cemetery