The permit renewal comes on the day AltEn’s 2017 permit was set to expire and more than a year after the ethanol plant was ordered to shut down for violating several state environmental regulations.
In the reverse auction, broadband companies can bid to deliver high-speed internet to certain census blocks across Nebraska, with the cost lowering through each round of consideration until a winner is determined.
A day after getting two years’ probation, community service and a $25,000 fine, former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry filed notice he will appeal his convictions and his sentence.
Sen. Tom Brewer turns the focus of his mission to Ukraine on increasing hospital capacity for wounded Ukrainians.
Whether the Legislature will meet in special session this year to consider an abortion ban may be increasingly iffy.
“Nebraskans made their voices heard loud and clear,” Flood said Tuesday night during his election night party at the Midtown Event Center in Norfolk.
NEworks, the website Nebraskans use to file for unemployment benefits and search for new jobs, has been offline since Sunday, Geographic Solutions told the Nebraska Department of Labor in an email Monday evening.
Successful bidders will receive shares of more than $13 million in available money from the state’s Universal Service Fund, the PSC said in a Tuesday press release.
Tuesday morning, a judge sentenced the 61-year-old former congressman to two years of probation on convictions that he lied to federal agents about dirty money.
Fortenberry faces up to five years in prison or five years of supervised release on each of three convictions – two counts of lying to a federal agent and one count of trying to conceal dirty campaign money.
Kearney is trying out the license plate reader cameras, making it the first Nebraska community to do so. The tech, viewed as valuable by law enforcement, has caused controversy elsewhere.
Sens. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln and Mike Flood of Norfolk provide answers to a series of written questions from the Journal Star in advance of Tuesday's special election to fill Nebraska's vacant 1st District House seat.
A Grand Island resident reported that he has sighted as many as 60 peacocks in his neighborhood.
Police endorse Republican nominee Mike Flood while Democratic nominee Patty Pansing Brooks points to impact of U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision on rights to privacy with special congressional election set for Tuesday.
Sen. Tom Brewer arrives in Ukraine, U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion creates storm, Nebraska voters in the 1st Congressional District prepare to elect a new congressman or congresswoman on Tuesday.
Tuesday's rare special election in Nebraska is the country's first opportunity to "fight back at the ballot box," Democratic congressional candidate Patty Pansing Brooks said.
The top contenders in Nebraska's Republican gubernatorial primary shelled out the big bucks in the days leading up to the May 10 election, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports.
"I didn't think it would take this long," said the 88-year-old Shirley Lang. "There have been people praying all over America to undo this because it is wrong."
See the number of legal abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 for 2019, the most recent year for which data is available.
See what anti-abortion and abortion-rights advocates in Nebraska say about Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling giving states the right to ban abortion.
Nebraska Sens. Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse stuck with the majority of their fellow Senate Republicans in opposing the bill.
Praising the county election commissioner for running fair and accurate elections, the Douglas County granted his request for $130,000 for video surveillance of voting drop boxes.
Sen. Tom Brewer's mission is to assess humanitarian needs and "figure out a way to break up the logjam" of equipment and resources that is currently "stacked along runways in Poland."
"This will fail if you don't step up," Nicole Hochstein of Papillion, the parent of a 12-year-old son with seizures, said.
In a May 27 letter to the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, the tribe said it had concerns the projects by Summit Carbon Solutions and Navigator Ventures may negatively impact reservation lands.
Tuesday will mark the first time Nebraskans have been called back to the polls since Robert Harrison was elected to the House during a special election in 1951.