Ice castles turn farmland into winter wonderland

Thousands of people are flocking to a winter wonderland constructed from ice in New Hampshire
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Farmers back Ricketts property tax plan; others opposed

Gov. Pete Ricketts' plan to curtail sharp increases in property taxes is drawing favorable reviews from Nebraska farmers, but some rural lawmakers say more is n
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Senators advance bill to add judge in Douglas County

A bill that would add another judge to Nebraska's largest county to help with a growing caseload has won first-round approval in the Legislature
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Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he'll host

President Donald Trump says he'll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, and while the event is months away, he's boasting it'll be one of the
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Banks turn to Nebraska lawmakers in fight with credit unions

A national fight between for-profit banks and nonprofit credit unions is spilling into Nebraska, and state lawmakers could get caught in the middle
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Commission sets spring workshops for turkey hunting

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled several workshops to help spring turkey hunters
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Giroux scores OT winner to lead Flyers past Penguins 4-3

Claude Giroux scored 1:59 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers scored three straight goals in the rain to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on a soggy Satur
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Blizzard conditions, crashes close I-80 in Nebraska

Blizzard conditions in south-central to southeastern Nebraska have led to several crashes and prompted officials to close a 120-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in
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Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars

Dozens of domestic workers around the US fly to L.A. to watch the Oscars in celebration of the visibility that the movie "Roma" has given to their role in socie
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Bighorn sheep captured, tagged in Nebraska Panhandle

Nearly 50 bighorn sheep in the Nebraska Panhandle have been outfitted with new tracking devices to help wildlife officials monitor their health and combat disea
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Innovations allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere

Ice innovations now allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere
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Nebraska county seeks help in paying $28M judgment

Residents of a southeastern Nebraska county are seeking state help to pay a more than $28 million federal judgment owed to six people wrongfully convicted for a
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Kentucky teen at center of viral encounter sues over stories

The Kentucky teen at the heart of an encounter last month with a Native American activist is suing The Washington Post for $250 million
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Business groups back income tax bill; farm groups lukewarm

Nebraska business groups are backing a proposal to cut the state's top income tax rates and put money into a property tax credit, but farm groups aren't quite a
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Evers won't propose new prison as part of overhaul

Gov. Tony Evers says he won't call for building a new adult prison in the Green Bay area
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Authorities ask for help to ID woman found dead along coast

The Oregon State Police is asking for the public's help to identify the body of a woman found in the Pacific Ocean near Lincoln City
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5 Maine hospitals among 25 nationwide receiving federal help

Five Maine rural hospitals are among 25 vulnerable hospitals nationwide getting help from a new federal program
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Timetable still unclear for expanding Medicaid in Nebraska

The voter-approved law to expand Medicaid in Nebraska is quietly taking shape as the state prepares to extend health coverage to an estimated 90,000 recipients,
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Nebraska hunters to be surveyed on game populations

Hunters in Nebraska will be asked this year to offer their observations on game populations and opinions on participation and other points
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Nebraska considers kicking its habit of recall elections

Nebraska's habit of booting mayors and county commissioners out of office before their terms end could be in jeopardy under an unusual proposal that would end t
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Diocese finds Kentucky students didn't start confrontation

A Kentucky bishop says investigators hired by his diocese have found that an incident at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington that went viral on social media was
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Ricketts, brewers join forces against proposed beer tax

Gov. Pete Ricketts is joining forces with Nebraska's craft brewers to fight proposals that would raise taxes on craft beer in an effort to reduce property taxes
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How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?

How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?
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Nebraska bill to discourage property tax windfalls advances

A bill that would make it harder for local governments to collect a property tax windfall when home and land values rise has won first-round approval from Nebra
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