LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A pickup driver managed to escape after his truck plunged into a pond in Lincoln. Police say the pickup went out of control last night and slid off the roadway before running onto the pond and falling through the ice. The driver escaped through a broken window.
ADAMS, Neb. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has died in a pickup truck crash in southeastern Nebraska. The Gage County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Saturday morning near Adams. Deputies found the pickup upside-down and the body of Phillip Schoen nearby.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska landowners and operators face a deadline next month to sign up for a federal conservation program. The Conservation Stewardship Program provides financial aid to help farmers and ranchers conserve natural resources. Applications are accepted at any time, but the deadline for the current ranking and funding period is January 17th.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The future of a proposed ice rink in Lincoln remains uncertain despite a $7 million pledge from a former state auditor. The University of Nebraska's Board of Regents is tentatively scheduled to discuss plans for the ice rink on January 24th. John Breslow first announced his donation for the ice rink in 2007.
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