Nebraska

NEBRASKA | Commission approves 2019 bighorn sheep season

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a bighorn sheep season for 2019.  It authorized one auction and one lottery permit for the season at its meeting Aug. 16 in Valentine. In addition, the drawing for the 2018 bighorn sheep lottery permit was held, with David Hunter of Auburn the winner.  There … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Commission approves 2019 bighorn sheep season

Nebraska News: Nebraska Supreme Court Affirms 180 Year Sentence for Sex Trafficker, Anthony Swindle

LINCOLN, NE – Today, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed the conviction and 180 year sentence of Anthony Swindle who forced a young woman and a 15 year old minor into sex acts for money. The Court clarified that one does not need to know the victim is a minor to be convicted of sex trafficking … Continue reading Nebraska News: Nebraska Supreme Court Affirms 180 Year Sentence for Sex Trafficker, Anthony Swindle

KANSAS | River Proposal Threatens Kansas Lakes, Rivers

TOPEKA, KS – To meet Nebraska’s legal obligation to increase the flow of the Republican River into Kansas, the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District has proposed creating a connection in Nebraska between the Platte River Basin and the Republican River Basin.  After entering northcentral Kansas, the Republican River feeds into Lovewell Reservoir and … Continue reading KANSAS | River Proposal Threatens Kansas Lakes, Rivers

Central Florida | UCF seeks to deliver encore performance with new coach

Central Florida is trying to follow up on its undefeated season with a new coach, a new defensive cornerstone and the same old high expectations. The Knights head the list of Group of Five teams with reason for optimism this season. UCF lost its coach when the lure of his alma mater prompted Scott Frost … Continue reading Central Florida | UCF seeks to deliver encore performance with new coach

WASHINGTON | GOP senators gush over Kavanaugh after private meetings

WASHINGTON  — Now that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has met privately with almost every Republican senator, it’s becoming increasingly clear President Donald Trump’s pick for the bench is running into little GOP resistance to confirmation this fall. The conservative appellate judge is breezing past swirling questions over his views on executive power and his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP senators gush over Kavanaugh after private meetings

Republican River News: Kansas, Colorado reach agreement on Republican River water usage

DENVER, CO — Yesterday the Governors and Attorneys General of Kansas and Colorado announced that they reached a settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact.  The Compact allocates the waters of the basins between the states of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas. “This settlement is an investment in the … Continue reading Republican River News: Kansas, Colorado reach agreement on Republican River water usage

NEBRASKA | Summer workshops at Platte River State Park to teach the basics of shooting

LINCOLN, Neb. – Bring the whole family to the range this summer at Platte River State Park (SP) and learn to shoot. A pair of introductory workshops, held Aug. 8 and 15, will focus on archery and shotgun shooting, respectively.  New and novice shooters will enjoy learning how to shoot safely and accurately from experienced … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Summer workshops at Platte River State Park to teach the basics of shooting

Iowa News: Sioux City Area Drug Distributors Sentenced to Federal Prison

Loaded assault rifle and $150,000 found in local residence which served as hub for meth trafficking ring Sioux City, Iowa – Five men and three women who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in the Sioux City area were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 84 to 204 months following guilty pleas entered over the past year. … Continue reading Iowa News: Sioux City Area Drug Distributors Sentenced to Federal Prison