Sunshine, temperatures approaching three digits, stiff winds, dry ground conditions and low humidity will drive fire danger to a high level in portions of Tribland Saturday afternoon and evening.
A total of 27 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, were confirmed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the South Heartland Health District.
The risk of further spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in the South Heartland Health District is back to an “elevated level.”
Hastings senator criticizes HHS for lack of communication and transparency with local leaders and Legislature.
Nonprofit organizations are being called to enter cars decorated for Halloween in Spookfest 2020 on Oct. 30 at Jerry Spady Chevrolet GMC Cadillac, 2750 Osborne Drive East.
Police are searching for three suspects believed to be involved in the stabbing of a 41-year-old Hastings man early Wednesday morning.
The four-county South Heartland District Health Department saw another influx of new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, Friday through Monday and saw a key measure of new infections jump sharply last week.
MINDEN — Eighteen sets of twins roam the halls of Minden Public Schools.
DES MOINES, Iowa — The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The South Heartland Health District’s running tally of positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, increased by a total of 17 Tuesday through Thursday.
Despite recording the largest weekly number of new COVID-19 cases in four months last week, the South Heartland Health District saw its risk dial reading for further spread of the disease hold steady.
While hazy skies have become common in Tribland recently as wildfires rage in Colorado and points west, area residents may find themselves more seriously affected on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said in a bulletin.
One year after adopting major changes in its academic program and making major investments in student success, Hastings College has received high marks for innovation in an oft-cited national report.
The South Heartland Health District has seen another death from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, the district health department reported Monday night.
Parents at Adams Central Public Schools questioned the need for students to wear masks at school and the potential to add the requirement to athletes at the Adams Central Board of Education meeting Monday.
The Downtown Trick or Treat and Downtown Celebration of Lights events have been canceled for this year due to health concerns from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
NORTH PLATTE., Neb. (AP) — A longtime North Platte doctor is one of the latest COVID-19 casualties in the state, with his death coming as officials confirmed more than 38,000 cases of the virus in Nebraska.
The Big Ten presidents were presented a comprehensive plan Sunday to conduct a fall football season, but a final decision is still to come.
Some Hastings city offices that have not reopened to the public since the advent of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, pandemic now are in the process of doing so.
Nineteen new laboratory-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, were recorded Tuesday through Thursday in the South Heartland Health District.
9/11 memorial ceremony
The needle has inched upward for this week on the risk dial meant to assess the possibility of additional spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in the South Heartland Health District.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday. He was 81.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A teenager accused of shooting a police officer two weeks ago in a Nebraska city will face a first-degree murder charge now that the officer has died, authorities said Tuesday.
Five new positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease were reported among South Heartland Health District residents over the holiday weekend, and the district’s positivity rate took an unhealthy jump last week.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals are asking for more federal aid to help recover from the financial toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken.
A Colorado Springs man died in a boating accident Saturday afternoon at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area near Ogallala, Nebraska, according to news release from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — As Siouxland schools reopened this month amid the K-12 COVID-19 pandemic, students boarded buses in much the same way as they always have.
The South Heartland District Health Department on Friday evening warned the public of potential exposure to the novel coronavirus for patrons who visited a downtown establishment during the last week in August.
Although dozens of students have been placed in quarantine in the weeks since local schools opened, superintendents say the reopening process has been successful so far.
A Hastings man who doesn’t want to be divorced for religious reasons is asking Nebraska’s highest court to overturn the state’s no-fault divorce law.
A positive COVID-19 case has prompted a two-week quarantine for the St. Cecilia High School football team and coaches, school officials said Thursday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest is suing the Omaha Archdiocese for defamation nearly two years after he was removed from his parish in northeast Nebraska and listed among a group of clergy found to be credibly accused of sexual misconduct.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In an age of growing divisive political discourse across the country, a Nebraska man is drawing attention for his impassioned plea to take action — against boneless chicken wings.
ORLANDO, Fla. — More than two-thirds of children who have developed a rare but serious complication from COVID-19 are Black or Hispanic, one of the trends that's emerging as the number of infections among kids continues to grow in Florida.
A key assessment of likelihood for further spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in the South Heartland Health District remains steady, the district health department reported Tuesday.
Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings College and Bryan College of Health Sciences have announced they will jointly examine the feasibility of establishing a new Bryan nursing program at Mary Lanning by fall 2022.
Eighteen new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, were recorded in the four-county South Heartland Health District for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, the district health department announced.
Adams County Emergency Management director Ron Pughes announced Monday afternoon that the roundabout at U.S. Highway 6/34 and Adams Central Avenue is now open in all directions.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is launching a new campaign to promote local agricultural companies to foreign countries, many of whom are the state's biggest customers, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday.
As had been widely anticipated, having school back in session across the South Heartland Health District is posing an additional challenge for communities working to hold the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in check.
It was tough for Daniel Buller to hear complaints from neighbors about Crossroads Mission Avenue when the shelter applied to the city of Hastings in 2018 to renew its conditional use permit and sublet a portion of its property to Mosaic.
Barring large changes in the current public health picture, the state of Nebraska will loosen directed health measures in 66 of Nebraska’s 93 counties — including all Nebraska counties in Tribland — effective Sept. 14.
Despite a sharp week-over-week increase in its test positivity rate, the South Heartland District Health Department was able to maintain a steady reading for this week on a “risk dial” assessing the likelihood of additional spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
The South Heartland District Health Department issued the following news release Tuesday evening, announcing the district's risk rating for further spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, remains steady in the high moderate range for this week:
Six additional cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, were confirmed in the South Heartland Health District for Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
A total of 15 new laboratory-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, were recorded in the South Heartland Health District Tuesday through Friday, the district health department reported.