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11-foot wall of water: One dam breaks, three counties suffer

From their offices in Lincoln early Thursday, hydrologists with the U.S. Geological Survey were monitoring the final few moments of a stream gauge more than 200 miles away, on the Niobrara River.

Female senators talk about why their perspective is important in the Nebraska Legislature

The Nebraska Legislature had two women among its members when it became the second state in the nation in 1972 to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Lancaster County Board approves strictest distance rule in state for wind turbines, homes

Wind energy developers in Lancaster County will be required to place turbines at least 1 mile from any home that is not being paid to participate in the project.

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Gage County residents urge lawmakers to expand option for paying Beatrice 6 judgment

Gage County will pay roughly $3.8 million a year for the better part of a decade to six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 murder in Beatrice.

Exmark looking for project ideas

Exmark Manufacturing is continuing an annual project this year that aims to beautify Gage County.

City council approves $800k road plan

The Beatrice City Council unanimously approved the one and six year road and street plan for 2019, which includes $863,877 worth of projects.

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