On Tuesday, Gov. Pete Ricketts protested an announcement by the U.S. Center for Disease Control that recommends even those who are vaccinated wear masks indoors again to curb COVID-19 transmission.
Matt Williams of Gothenburg, a two-term state senator, will run to represent the western half of the state on the University of Nebraska’s governing body, the Board of Regents.
In early July, the Biden administration canceled nearly $56 million in student-loan debt, mostly connected to institutions engaging in misconduct, including promising jobs or falsely claiming credits would transfer to universities.
Gov. Pete Ricketts issued a state disaster declaration Saturday for the severe windstorms that struck Nebraska on July 9-10, 2021, knocking out electricity and causing extensive damage over a wide area of the state.
Law enforcement has located a young man who was wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide that occurred overnight in Chadron.
Major pharmaceutical distributors have been hammered with an historic $26 billion multi-state settlement over potentially illegal opioid distribution practices, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Wednesday.
Thomas W. Hird of Kearney was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for filing false tax returns, Acting U.S. Attorney Jan Sharp announced.