LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers have ramped up their efforts to ensure that residents are following the state's new social distancing rules to fight the coronavirus but they haven't yet issued any citations, officials said Monday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — As mayors, nurses and doctors across South Dakota urged Gov. Kristi Noem to take action to restrict daily activity, the Republican governor on Monday dialed up the pressure on businesses and people to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but also doubled-down on allow…
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian company said Monday that it's started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border, despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the $8 billion project amid the coronavirus pandemic.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium say the attraction is facing a nearly $7 million loss as its doors close to the public in the wake of a global pandemic.
Officials say a person who was acting erratically and approached security personnel at the Ellsworth Air Force Base was detained and turned over to police.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Spring theater performances, dance recitals and a symphony concert came to a standstill as COVID-19 prompted closures and cancellations. Though live shows can’t go on right now, local actors and dancers are using online tools to take entertainment and classes safely i…
PHOENIX (AP) — Yvonne Knight, who has respiratory problems that make her especially vulnerable in the coronavirus pandemic, can't buy groceries online with her food stamps — even though each trip to the store is now a risky endeavor.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota rose to 240 Sunday as President Donald Trump declared a major disaster for the state.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of doctors has urged Gov. Pete Ricketts to impose stricter measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, just as the state reported 40 new cases of the coronavirus.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who are seeking to lower property taxes won some extra time to make a deal with opponents last month when the coronavirus pandemic brought their session to a halt, but so far it doesn’t appear that anyone is budging.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suspended the sale of nonresident spring turkey hunting permits in order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has expanded to all 93 Nebraska counties an enforceable order that limits gatherings to fewer than 10 and closes many non-essential businesses and services.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Saturday confirmed 25 new cases of the coronavirus, putting the state over the 200 mark in total cases.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Officials with the Sanford Health Plan said Friday the insurance carrier is waiving all out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment through the end of May.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said he's worried about neighboring states that have yet to issue stay-at-home orders to try and slow the spread of COVID-19.
VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) — The federal parks service has announced the closure of the Niobrara National Scenic River visitors center in Valentine as officials seek to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Simeon family was heading home to Omaha from a Smoky Mountains vacation when Kim Simeon spotted a social media post from the Nebraska Humane Society, pleading with people to consider fostering a pet amid concerns about how the coronavirus would affect operations.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ten workers at a central Nebraska beef plant have tested positive for the new coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, public health officials announced Friday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Up to 70% of the population of South Dakota might get COVID-19, Gov. Kristi Noem said Friday, though she insisted that a statewide stay-at-home order wouldn't be worth the disruption it would cause even though she acknowledged it would help slow the spread of the disease.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has again rejected a post-conviction appeal by a man on the state's death row for raping and killing a teenage newspaper carrier in western Nebraska in 2003.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have lifted an advisory which recommended against traveling on Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border because snow and strong winds.
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Christian College has too few students to sustain operations so it must close at the end of this semester, officials said.
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Deputies found and arrested a man suspected of leaving the scene near Columbus after his pickup truck fatally struck a woman walking on a street, authorities said.