Caden Shanklin of Hot Springs, South Dakota, is Chadron State College’s first student to earn the state Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) Outstanding Health Education Major of the Year overall award.
Up close and personal: Nebraska couple telling, and showing, bison story to visitors
The Simmons ranch has raised cattle for generations. Now the family is raising bison -- helping to bring the animal back from near extinction -- while also letting visitors see the massive beasts up close for the first time.
Wildfire smoke disrupting air quality in western Nebraska, eastern Wyoming
Smoke from Canadian wildfires impacted the air quality in western Nebraska and southeast Wyoming Tuesday, according to the Nebraska and Wyoming Department of Health and Human Services, and Nebraska and Wyoming Department of Environment and Energy.
Before ‘The Godfather,’ a Coppola film shot in western Nebraska played a pivotal role in Hollywood’s evolution
Directors Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas and actors James Caan and Robert Duvall all spent several weeks in a western Nebraska. It was 1968, and while the movie got little attention at the time, it proved pivotal in the evolution of Hollywood.
Authorities respond to 'suspicious circumstances' in Hershey
LINCOLN COUNTY, Neb. -- At about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, the Lincoln County Dispatch Center receive a call of suspicious circumstances at a residence in Hershey. A man and woman drove onto her property, insisting on buying chickens.
Disappearing dentists: For low-income Nebraskans, long drives, long lines, little help
It's becoming close to impossible for many Nebraska Medicaid recipients to find a dentist nearby who accepts their insurance, especially in rural western Nebraska. It's bad for patients, bad for dentists and bad for taxpayers.