Body Found is Missing Teenager

Trenton, Ne - The Hitchcock County Sherriff, Bryan Leggott released a Press Statement to Hometown Family Radio this morning verifying that the body that was discovered earlier this week south of Palisade was that of missing teenager Austin Wright.

 

The statement read, “Preliminary autopsy reports that were completed Tuesday

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Holdrege Man Killed in Car Accident

AXTELL, Neb. (AP) — An 86-year-old Holdrege man has died after a collision in south-central Nebraska's Kearney County.

 

The Kearney County Sheriff's Office says the accident on Nebraska Highway 44 was reported at 11:40 a.m. Sunday. Deputies say Laverne Graus was driving south when his car collided with a northbound pickup

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Sarah Palin Endorses Rickets

Grand Island, Ne- Nebraska Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Rickets will make an official announcement at 10:30 this morning in Grand Island at the Bosselman’s Conference Center that he has picked up the endorsement of former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin. Palin will join Rickets to make the

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Lexington Plant Pollution Cost Owner 2.3M

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the company that operated a rendering plant in Lexington to pay nearly $2.3 million for violations of the federal Clean Water Act and the Nebraska Environmental Protection Act.

 

A news release from the Environmental Protection Agency says STABL Inc. has

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Lexington Woman's Body Recovered In Canal

JOHNSON LAKE, Neb. (AP) — The body of a 54-year-old woman has been recovered from a canal near Johnson Lake in south-central Nebraska's Gosper County.

 

The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Investigators think Denise Carlberg lost control of her car and it went off the road, down an embankment

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North Platte Man Sentenced To Prison

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man accused of molesting a girl starting when she was 8 or 9 has been sentenced to prison.

North Platte television station KNOP reports that 42-year-old Edward Maline on Monday was given five to 10 years in prison. Maline pleaded no contest to

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Aurora Man Sentenced For Cemetery Vandalism

AURORA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Clay County man has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years' probation for vandalizing an old cemetery in south-central Nebraska.

 

Robert Kelly Jr., of Saronville, also was ordered Friday to perform 200 hours of community service and pay $10,000 in

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Forgery Conviction in York

YORK, Neb. (AP) — A March sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a 27-year-old York woman who's been convicted in a check fraud case.

 

Online court records say Cassandra Tritt pleaded no contest to a felony forgery charge after prosecutors lowered the charge. Her sentencing hearing is set for

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Trial Set In Lawsuit Against UNK

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A trial has been scheduled next year in a federal lawsuit that alleged the University of Nebraska at Kearney denied a student the chance to keep a therapy dog in her university-owned apartment.

 

The trial will be held in U.S. District Court in Lincoln. It is

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