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Central Nebraska airport gets $1 million federal grant

Dec. 24, 2021 13:24 PM EST

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island has been awarded a $1 million federal grant under the new infrastucture law. The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $22.2 million to Nebraska under the law, according to the Grand Island...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Dec. 13, 2021 10:07 AM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Dec. 12, 2021. Editorial: Worrisome results for Nebraska’s schools in latest statewide tests Maybe the latest test scores for Nebraska’s public school students shouldn’t have been surprising, but they still are worrisome. Anyone...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 29, 2021 10:12 AM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Nebraskans should reject radical overhaul of state education board, department Societies should hold fast to an important guiding principle for government: avoid a heavy centralizing of power. This is why...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 22, 2021 10:14 AM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 21, 2021. Editorial: Nebraska educators, worn down in the COVID era, need relief This school year, many thought, would be a time when Omaha-area schools would make major strides toward getting back to “normal” in the wake...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 15, 2021 10:18 AM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 14, 2021. Editorial: ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ promotes unity; Ricketts’ criticism is divisive “Shadowed beneath Thy hand / May we forever stand “True to our God / True to our native land / Our...

New state casino rules to require $1 million license fee

Nov. 14, 2021 14:40 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license and follow a litany of other rules. The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday. Voters authorized...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 08, 2021 10:03 AM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. Nov. 7, 2021. Editorial: Cleanup plan at AltEn shows magnitude of work, disaster Imagine pesticide-laden wet cake piled onto Tom Osborne Field to nearly the top of Memorial Stadium, which is surrounded by 273 Woods Park-sized...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 01, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: Here’s our interim grade of Ricketts during the pandemic — which isn’t over Gov. Pete Ricketts has declared victory over COVID-19, writing in his latest column that “Nebraska has come through the...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 30, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All-Nations Class 9B State= Semifinal= McLaughlin, S.D. 42, Omaha Nation 6 Winnebago 52, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, S.D. 0 NSAA Playoffs= Class A= ...

Monday's Scores

Oct. 26, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= NSAA Playoffs= Class A= District A-1= North Platte def. Omaha South, 25-7, 25-10, 25-9 District A-2= Omaha North def. Omaha Benson, 25-19, 25-13,...