The passport program allows anyone who visits a participating restaurant, orders a beef item and gets their passport stamped to enter a contest to win prizes. Forty-one restaurants are participating.
The woman, in her 80s, lived in the Two Rivers Health District based in Kearney and had underlying health conditions.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster says he would welcome endorsement by former President Donald Trump, but will not ask.
The hair measure would expand the definition of race to include hair texture and protective hairstyles in state laws banning racial discrimination in employment.
Lawmakers gave 37-0 first-round approval to the recast Legislative Bill 336, which now simply would cap nonresident vehicle permit fees at twice the rates for Nebraska vehicles.
His North Platte appearance was part of an initial swing through Nebraska, members of his campaign said earlier this week.
The governor didn't endorse a specific tax relief measure. Lawmakers will be debating several possibilities this week.
"We are going to fight for the best Nebraska we've ever had tax-wise, education-wise, immigration and all the things that are important to us," the Falls City native said. "I love this state."
LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts on Friday appointed Todd O. Engleman of Omaha as district court judge in the 4th Judicial District in Douglas County.
Ricketts, who had called for a 3% limit on property tax increases by local schools, cities, counties and other local governments, said the senators "voted against property tax relief."
When she was in the Legislature, U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer said, "we stood up and we took a stand."
A government watchdog group has accused the head of Blueprint Nebraska, Jim Smith, of failing to register as a lobbyist.
President Biden committed to an effort to try to protect 30% of the nation's land and 30% of its ocean waters by 2030 in an executive order issued in January.
The family has used actively managed grazing and controlled burns to maintain the health of their land.
Journalist Tim Johnson has done a superb job of investigating various meatpacking plants and their effect on local communities. Controversy ex…
All U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset Tuesday to honor the victims of the mass shooting that took place in Indianapolis Thursday.
Eligible applicants include county and city governments, Native tribal organizations, small businesses and nonprofit organizations with providers required to be licensed by the state.
The Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K St., was constructed in 1922-32 and was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, one of America's foremost ar…
The proclamation comes as President Joe Biden recently announced a plan to address gun violence. A growing number of Nebraska counties have adopted similar "sanctuary" resolutions.
Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh has slowed legislative debate since last week, when the Executive Board left her off a special committee investigating the state’s contract with St. Francis Ministries.
"Nebraska is declining their request because we are reserving our resources for serving our kids," the governor said. "I do not want our kids harmed as the result of President Biden's bad policies."
Nebraska posted a significant milestone in the battle against COVID-19 last week, injecting its 1 millionth dose of vaccine.
Some 237 Nebraskans have contracted new strains of the virus.
Legislative Bill 252, sponsored by state Sen. Matt Williams of Gothenburg, would let vet pharmacies refill such prescriptions for up to 30 days. The bill now goes to Gov. Pete Ricketts for his signature.