HEBRON, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a 61-year-old man has died after firefighters found him unresponsive inside his burning house in southeast Nebraska. Fire crews were dispatched last night to the Hebron home. Officials say Anthony Wiedel was alone in the house.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Lincoln school board has scheduled a February 11th special election on a $153 million bond measure. The board yesterday also approved a 10-year facilities plan for how the money will be spent. Officials say the bond measure won't require raising property taxes because other bond debt is being paid off.
GERING, Neb. (AP) - Gering and Minatare have gone to court to ensure Scotts Bluff County won't stop providing them with emergency dispatch services. Attorneys for the two Panhandle cities filed a request for injunctive relief yesterday and asked Scotts Bluff County District Court to set a hearing. The complaint says the county didn't provide proper notice of its intention to terminate services.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Board of Education is expected to name a new state education commissioner this week. The board will choose between four finalists. The new commissioner will replace Roger Breed, who retired last summer.
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