Updated: 9:19 AM - Rescue crews are working to find survivors after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs. About 80 members of the Nebraska Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team left Monday to help with rescue efforts.
Updated: 6:04 AM - The Senate is debating cuts to the federal crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week. The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies and crop insurance in the legislation, which would cost almost $100 billion a year over five years and would set policy for farm programs and food aid.
Posted: 4:30 AM - The Nebraska State Board of Health is recruiting members to serve on five of its professional boards. New professional members are required to be Nebraska residents who are actively engaged in practice, with a license in good standing.
Posted: 4:25 AM - A Hastings man has been given more than five years in prison for helping to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg announced Monday that Ruben Manzano has been sentenced to 70 months in prison.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - The Elm Creek Beacon-Observer's 21-year-old new owner has published the first edition of the weekly newspaper he bought in March. Publisher Michael Happ put out the newspaper for the first time Thursday, then graduated days later from Creighton University with majors in political science and theology.
Posted: 3:34 AM - The Army private who gave more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to WikiLeaks is returning to Fort Meade for the last scheduled hearing before his military trial next month. The pretrial hearing Tuesday for Pfc. Bradley Manning concerns classified material that would be used as evidence during the trial starting June 3.