Senators Sasse and Warren Raise Concerns About IRS Contract

Neberaska U.S. Senator Ben Sasse and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren are raising concerns about the recent decision by the Internal Revenue Service to award Equifax a $7.2 million contract to handle sensitive taxpayer information.  They point out the company’s recent data breach that exposed the personal information of over 145 million Americans.   Earlier this…read more »

Governor Disappointed With Drop In Exports to Japan

Japan’s beef tariff increase results in a 26 percent decline in U.S. frozen beef exports to the country and Nebraska is feeling the pinch. Governor Ricketts says this news underscores the urgency for Congress and the Trump Administration to negoiate a bilateral trade agreement with Japan. Ricketts says new deal is critical to growing our…read more »


Alberts not a candidate for UNL athletic director position

  By Tommy Rezac Former Nebraska All-American linebacker and current University of Nebraska-Omaha athletic director Trev Alberts will not be a candidate for the A.D. position at UNL. Turnkey Sports and Entertainment, a New Jersey-based search firm hired by UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green and University of Nebraska president Hank Bounds contacted Alberts and asked him for…read more »

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Haymarket Youth Festival Set For Friday

Mayor Chris Beutler and the Mayor’s Club at Lincoln Southeast High School unveiled plans for the Haymarket Youth Festival. The event, organized completely by students, will feature artwork form students as many of Lincoln’s high schools as well as local bands, photo and henna booths and ice cream. Organizer Hannah Cass says that they want…read more »

A Pro-Active Approach Pays Off for Lincoln Police

A police surveillance leads to the latest arrest of a bank robbery suspect. Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister says 21 year old Israel Holmes was apprehended Tuesday by an investigator who was outside Lincoln federal Savings on south 48th when it was robbed because of the special surveillance.  Bliemeister says the citywide bank surveillance project is…read more »

Social Media Threat Shutdown Plattsmouth Community Schools

A threat over social media is closing down schools in Plattsmouth today after instruction from the police. Authorities say someone claimed over social media that they intended to shoot up Plattsmouth Middle school  today and police are taking it as a credible threat. That’s why the decision was made by District Superintendent Richard Hasty for all Plattsmouth…read more »