The Nebraska veteran continues to serve after serving the country for 30 years

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Rhonda McClellan always strives to give what she does each week by volunteering at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln. It’s one of many places where she volunteers her time and effort. “She’s doing a lot,” said Jeff Gerdes, chaplain at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. Her desire to give began with her time … Read more

Temporary Grand Island casino could be open by Christmas | Nebraska

GRAND ISLAND – Santa Claus is bringing a casino to Grand Island this year. The new temporary casino in Fonner Park is scheduled to open by Christmas. Fonner Park Chief Executive Officer Chris Kotulak hopes the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission will issue final approval for the casino’s operations on December 14. The temporary casino … Read more

Temporary Grand Island casino could be open by Christmas | Nebraska

GRAND ISLAND – Santa Claus is bringing a casino to Grand Island this year. The new temporary casino in Fonner Park is scheduled to open by Christmas. Fonner Park Chief Executive Officer Chris Kotulak hopes the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission will issue final approval for the casino’s operations on December 14. Nebraska Commission Approves … Read more

Defense Attorney Argues Garcia Should Be Tried for the Omaha Murders | Nebraska

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments over whether a former Indiana doctor on death row for the revenge killings of four people in Omaha – including an 11-year-old boy – should be retried on first-time trial errors. Jeff Pickens, chief counsel for the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy, said Anthony Garcia’s trial attorney, … Read more

The suspect in the quadruple murder case is brought to justice

The suspect in a quadruple murder case in August faces trial in Nebraska. Jason Jones, 42, faces multiple counts of murder, weapon use and arson, each carrying the maximum penalty of death or life in prison, in the Nebraska State v. Jones case Tuesday in Cedar County Court. Jones’ next appearance in court will take … Read more

Cordero is ready to face Nebraska in the NCAA National Tournament

By MARK REIN Star Herald Former Western Nebraska Community College volleyball player Karen Cordero will make a return trip to Nebraska this week when her Delaware State University Hornets volleyball team competes in the NCAA Volleyball National Tournament. Cordero and Delaware State make their first trip to the NCAA National Tournament, meeting the second-placed University … Read more

‘Sounds like me’: Matt Rhule makes strong early impression on Nebraska QB Casey Thompson

By Evan Bland Click here for updates on this story OMAHA, Nebraska (Omaha World-Herald) — Casey Thompson lingered on the second floor balcony of the Hawks Championship Center and watched Matt Rhule finish his final round of interviews on the lawn below. The Nebraska quarterback didn’t see Monday afternoon’s main news conference in person, instead … Read more

Funds received from the government to resolve litigation go to many places and purposes

LINCOLN – The state of Nebraska recently won more than $20 million in multi-state consumer lawsuit settlements against corporate giants Google and Walmart. The state will receive nearly $12 million from Google in a $391.5 million out-of-court settlement for misleadingly tracking users’ locations. Another $11 million is on its way from Walmart, which has agreed … Read more

Nebraska COVID cases, but not as high as before | Nebraska

Nebraska’s COVID-19 cases are rising, but the numbers remain modest compared to similar times during the nearly three-year pandemic. The state reported 2,051 new cases ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend last week, up from 1,997 the previous week and 1,746 the week before. Before his retirement, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins Adrienne Arsenault to discuss … Read more