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Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 22, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Christian def. Waubay/Summit, 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 Baltic def. Elkton-Lake Benton, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Bridgewater-Emery def. Hanson, 25-11, 25-10, 25-14 Britton-Hecla def....

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 22, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance def. Gordon/Rushville, 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 Alma def. Medicine Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Arlington def. Louisville, 25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18 Auburn def. Humboldt/Table...

Nebraska lawmakers may end session without approving maps

Sep. 21, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The top leader of Nebraska's Legislature warned Tuesday that he will end the special session convened to draw new congressional and legislative maps if lawmakers fail to advance both measures by Saturday, a move that would likely delay the state's May 2022 primary...

Voters approve replacing elementary school as it turns 100

Sep. 21, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

ELM CREEK, Neb. (AP) — School district officials in central Nebraska plan to mark Elm Creek elementary school's 100th birthday next year by building its replacement. Nearly 60% of voters supported an $11.9 million bond issue this month that will pay to build a new...

Elementary principal on leave after drunken driving arrest

Sep. 21, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A suburban Omaha principal is on leave after being charged with drunken driving after rear ending a motorcycle and injuring its driver. Andrew Miller, 46 of Omaha, was arrested Friday after the crash near 141st and Pacific streets. Motorcyclist...

Nebraska Panhandle wildfires now largely under control

Sep. 21, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

CRAWFORD, Neb. (AP) — Two wildfires that had neared Scottsbluff and Crawford in the Nebraska Panhandle have largely been brought under control, authorities in western Nebraska said. A fire southwest of Scottsbluff, dubbed the Vista Trend fire that has burned about 3,600...

Ex-Omaha Archdiocese chancellor accused of stealing $275K

Sep. 21, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former chancellor for the Roman Catholic Church’s Archdiocese of Omaha is under criminal investigation after being accused of stealing a total of $275,000 from a former priest accused of sexual abuse and from a Springfield parish. The Rev....

Man killed in farm accident on property in eastern Nebraska

Sep. 21, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — A man died in a tractor accident on private property in eastern Nebraska over the weekend, officials there said. The accident happened Saturday afternoon on property just east of Springfield, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office....

Nebraska to report more virus stats as hospitalizations rise

Sep. 20, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is resurrecting a version of Nebraska’s daily virus reporting dashboard website because the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has continued to rise through the summer. The state eliminated its daily virus dashboard in June at...

Progress made against large fire in northwest Nebraska

Sep. 20, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting significant progress against a fire that has burned thousands of acres in Nebraska's northern Panhandle. The fire near Crawford, which is believed to have started about a week ago, was 50% contained Monday, according...