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WATCH NOW: Coyote near trail at Holmes Lake New! 2020-05-28 10:51:00Jim Walz took this video Wednesday evening on the west side of Holmes Lake Dam. A coyote was getting close to bikers several times.

Give to Lincoln Day will look different this New! 2020-05-28 10:20:00“I feel that Lincoln is going to come together Thursday,” said Jenny Chapin of the Lincoln Community Foundation. “It seems like peop

Cindy Lange-Kubick: The Accordion Man of Apple Street, New! 2020-05-28 09:00:00On a quiet street in Lincoln, a musician plays the accordion during the pandemic, delighting neighbors and passersby.

CVS to open COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites in New! 2020-05-28 08:00:00The tests will be performed at drive-up windows at four Lincoln sites via a self swab. Would you do it?

Bryan takes flak for promoting use of masks 2020-05-27 20:20:00Bob Ravenscroft said Bryan Health has experienced some "pretty pointed" criticism that its stance on masks is politically motivated.

Lincoln's Uncle Sam Jam canceled over pandemic gathering 2020-05-27 18:07:00No official city fireworks this year, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said. What do you think of the decision?

Tuesday Morning files for bankruptcy, plans to close 2020-05-27 15:20:00The sole Lincoln location at East Park Plaza appears safe for now.

$300,000 winning Pick 5 ticket sold in Lincoln 2020-05-27 12:35:00The Nebraska Lottery says someone who bought a ticket on West O Street in Lincoln is a big winner.

Immigrant helped into CNA career finds opportunity in 2020-05-27 08:00:00Three years after coming to Lincoln from Tajikistan, Nigora Aminova went from cleaning patient rooms to earning her CNA before the pandemic struck.

Lancaster County reports ninth death from COVID-19 2020-05-26 22:55:00A ninth resident of Lancaster County has died of complications related to coronavirus, local officials reported Tuesday.

Steven M. Sipple: Ex-Husker leaves us too soon; 2020-05-26 21:30:00Former Nebraska assistant Bill Busch was saddened to learn that Jaivorio Burkes passed away Saturday in Arizona. He was 31.

Vandals target Wilderness Park trees 2020-05-26 17:50:00The vandalism appears to centered on the Epworth Park area of Wilderness, near First and Calvert.

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Local couple launches Luna Bean Coffee House 2020-05-26 23:45:00Luna Bean Coffee House is the newest business in town, serving coffee and more. The new coffee house is owned and operated by Anthony and Sierra Parra

Driver crashes into doctor's office 2020-05-26 23:30:00Monday, at about 12:20 p.m., Brent Miller of Gering reportedly lost consciousness and crashed into the Daryl Wills Chiropractic Clinic building at 133

Leadership Nebraska class selects three for this year's 2020-05-26 23:15:00LINCOLN - Mara Anderson with the Alliance Recreation Center, Renae Jimenez with the City of Gering and Douglas Mader at Western Nebraska Community Col

City of Scottsbluff reopens playgrounds 2020-05-26 23:00:00The yellow caution tape has been removed from playground equipment at Scottsbluff’s parks, and kids are free to climb and slide and swing to the

Commission approves deer, antelope and elk hunting recommendations 2020-05-26 22:30:00LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved recommendations for 2020 deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons at its meeting May 8 i

Local pastors, church staff distributing produce to community 2020-05-26 22:00:00Pastors from Scottsbluff and Gering are joining together as one church to bless the community in a practical way.On Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in t

Gering graduate returns to the Panhandle to teach 2020-05-26 14:00:00Sioux County Schools recently recruited a new music/band teacher this year. Vanessa Woolsey, Gering High School graduate, joined the staff this year.

Scottsbluff, Gering High Schools set commencement date 2020-05-26 13:46:00Scottsbluff and Gering High Schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Sunday, June 21.

Know the systems of stroke and reduce your 2020-05-26 02:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF - In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Regional West urges the public to make at least one lifestyle change to reduce their

Gering American Legion carries on Memorial Day tradition, 2020-05-25 22:32:00Throughout the state and the nation, Memorial Day celebrations were moved online or canceled. However, one small ceremony in Gering went on and was de

Educator teaches ag producers wise water use 2020-05-25 22:00:00Gary Stone sees his job as a Nebraska Extension educator as taking third party scholarly research and translating it into usable information that help

Ask A Cop: Can you ride a skateboard 2020-05-25 20:30:00Each week, Scottsbluff Police Cpl. Krisa Brass will answer questions submitted by Star-Herald readers. Send questions for consideration to youasked@st

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Read the full articles of impeachment document here New! 2020-12-10 08:24:00Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, setting in motion a historic c

This is why you should never plug space New! 2020-11-21 10:24:00Everyone needs to be aware of this huge risk.

Iowa’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 500 New! 2020-05-28 11:14:00The statewide case total stands at 18,502.

Suspect arrested in Florida after man gunned down New! 2020-05-28 10:55:00The suspect in a weekend slaying in Lincoln was arrested in Florida.

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of New! 2020-05-28 10:48:00Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman’s disabled daughter and hiding her

National coronavirus updates: Virus has killed more than New! 2020-05-28 10:43:00When the first coronavirus-related death was reported in February, no one could have fathomed the numbing stream of grim news that followed. Since the

Man considered near death from COVID-19 leaves hospital New! 2020-05-28 10:25:00After six weeks inside the ICU, a COVID-19 patient who doctors once considered near death is now headed home after making a full recovery, and doctors

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media New! 2020-05-28 10:21:00The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets.

4 people injured in fiery crash after driver New! 2020-05-28 10:19:00Four people were injured in a crash early Thursday morning where police said a driver ran a red light.

Animal Rescue League: Cat continues to recover after New! 2020-05-28 10:01:00Awful. Police say after questioning, Buelow said she had stabbed the cat with a kitchen knife several times, then tried to drown it because she didn'

Camp Invention moves from hands-on to online New! 2020-05-28 08:54:00Summer camp adjusts plans due to COVID-19

1 in 4 American workers have filed for New! 2020-05-28 08:43:00Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week.

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Norfolk YMCA to enter phase two of reopening New! 2020-05-28 10:28:00Nearly two weeks after taking the first steps toward a full reopen, the Norfolk Family YMCA plans to enter its second phase of a gradual reopening pla

Niobrara National Scenic River opens visitor center, increases New! 2020-05-28 10:27:00The Niobrara National Scenic River has opened its Valentine visitor center and is increasing recreational access for the public.

Masks, masks and more masks New! 2020-05-28 10:18:00By now, Deb Stinson and her cohorts are probably seeing masks in their sleep.

Late-night motorcycle accident happens northeast of Norfolk New! 2020-05-28 10:10:00The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle accident that sent a 54-year-old rural Hoskins man to the hospital late Wednesday.

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man’s death; 1 New! 2020-05-28 09:56:00MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second s

US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business New! 2020-05-28 09:51:00WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses aro

Glazed or jelly? Doughnuts lure city-roaming bear into New! 2020-05-28 09:48:00FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Glazed or jelly? A black bear roaming around a Florida city proved no match for the doughnuts that lured the animal into

County postpones consideration of shooting range permit New! 2020-05-28 09:46:00MADISON — A request for a trap and skeet shooting range east of Madison was postponed Wednesday by the Madison County board of commissioners aft

Beautifying Norfolk with flowers New! 2020-05-28 09:41:00Spring means it’s time to spruce up the parks and other public places in Norfolk. Workers plant flowers around town including the World War II M

County, low bidder work out agreement on projects New! 2020-05-28 09:28:00MADISON — The price was right, but the timing wasn’t.

CVS Health Opens 7 New Drive-Thru Test Sites New! 2020-05-28 08:00:00WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the company's comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, on Friday, May 2

If you want to go to the courthouse New! 2020-05-28 06:00:00If you're heading to the Lancaster County Courthouse any time soon, be prepared to have your temperature taken.