Posted: 4:35 PM Federal authorities will keep a control tower in Grand Island open through the end of September thanks to action by Congress.
Posted: 2:20 PM The City of Grand Island is ramping up its green initiative with a digital newsletter.
Posted: 10:51 PM Senate Republicans have boycotted a scheduled committee vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted: 8:35 PM Nebraska officials have agreed to stop releasing water into Kansas, now that the states have reached a tentative agreement on Kansas' future access to water from the Republican River.
Updated: 6:30 AM Lawmakers have given first-round approval to a bill that makes up most of Nebraska's state budget.
Posted: 7:56 PM The Grand Island Fire Department responded to a grease fire at a trailer house located at 2323 Bellwood Drive just after 3 p.m. Thursday.
Updated: 4:50 AM A preliminary federal report says a small plane hit and severed a power line before crashing in northeast Nebraska, killing two people aboard.
Posted: 6:38 PM A Broken Bow man remains in critical condition at a Kearney hospital after a motorcycle crash Wednesday.
Updated: 7:39 AM Fundraisers are planned after a 3-year-old North Platte boy nearly drowned this week.
Posted: 2:49 PM A final agreement must be reached by 5:00 p.m. this Friday or the required releases by Nebraska will be reinitiated.
Updated: 12:49 PM Lawmakers have rejected an attempt to add $7.5 million in yearly funding to Nebraska's property tax credit program.
Posted: 4:49 AM Despite wet weather in April, the amount of water flowing into the Missouri River remains below normal because of slow runoff and the ongoing drought. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday that the cold weather reduced the amount of runoff from snowmelt in the past month.
Posted: 11:10 PM The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says that the Obama administration has discussed declassifying key data on U.S. missile defense in order to provide it to Russia. The administration has been exploring how to ease Russian concerns that the U.S. missile defense shield is aimed at countering Russia's nuclear arsenal.
Updated: 11:03 PM Gov. Dave Heineman has honored 15 Nebraska high school seniors who garnered perfect scores on the ACT or SAT college admissions exams. Heineman traveled to Omaha's Central High School on Wednesday for the ceremony, and was joined by Nebraska Education
Posted: 10:27 PM The Wyoming State Engineer's Office expects more calls on water rights in the North Platte River drainage in the months ahead despite recent heavy snowfall in the river headwaters. Hydrologists continue to forecast less water storage than the amount needed for irrigation.
Posted: 8:37 PM Kearney High School is one of only five Nebraska schools to receive the honor.
Posted: 7:32 PM A ground breaking for a $10-million medical building took place in Kearney on Wednesday night.
Updated: 6:38 AM Hall County District Court Judge William Wright said the 27-year-old may have avoided jail time by "the slimmest of margins."