The people outside Grand Island Regional Medical Center weren’t the only ones praying. Eighty-eight people signed up for a social media page called Praying for Pam.
“Our staff are just burning the candle at both ends and taking care of each other. We would like to honor the need for mental health for staff and students so we were asking for the 22nd and 23rd” of November off.
The man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault a week after the alleged assault occurred in a mobile home near 48th Street and Wilshire Boulevard, according to police.
The cancer always will loom, but Melodie McClure can go back to being a teenager. “I feel like I’m more in tune with everybody … more compassionate because I don’t know what they’re going through.”
“I am big on local history,” John Hanssen said. “I grew up driving around the countryside. I see these old outhouses that, for whatever reason, I want to preserve.”
The long-running effort to evict Jack Wilson from Regency Retirement has taken a twist.
Pleas to protect Nebraska's rural legislative districts dominated Tuesday at the first of three public hearings on proposals for redrawing political boundaries.
Husker Harvest Days is back Tuesday through Thursday and will include the latest in equipment innovations.
The five-alarm fire kept firefighters at the plant all night and into late Monday morning as the fire spread in concealed spots within the plant’s ceiling and walls.
Grand Island is well suited as a warehouse, transportation and distribution hub for the Midwest, one official said.
“We’ve had parents and grandparents come out and watch us, and it’s always great to have a chance to come out to Grand Island and enjoy the fair,” the director of Wahoo Bishop Neumann's band said.
Michelle Robinson is accused of being under the influence of prescription drugs at the time of the collision, Police Capt. Jim Duering said. The drugs had been prescribed for her, Duering said, but they rendered her too impaired to drive.
New this year, the Nebraska State Fair will livestream select agriculture events and offer a dedicated 24/7 livestream of the Birthing Pavilion. The state fair is scheduled for Friday through Sept. 6.
Mighty Mouse is a multi-level ride that occupies the biggest footprint of any ride on the midway, a Wade Shows manager said. It takes six semitrucks to transport Mighty Mouse and a large crane to set it up.
Skid Row and Warrant will perform Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the Heartland Events Center during the Nebraska State Fair.
Danny Anson allegedly used racial slurs against a Hispanic man and threatened him and another person with a crowbar.
“I believe Planned Parenthood’s retreat from central Nebraska speaks well for the people of central Nebraska, who recognized Planned Parenthood’s misinformation and called them on it,” abortion foe Bob Sullivan said.
"We might be having more vaccine breakthroughs, but those vaccine breakthroughs are overwhelmingly … asymptomatic or mild," said Dr. Maureen Tierney of Creighton University School of Medicine.