By Deena Winter | | 10 mins ago
The Nebraska attorney general's office says the state economic development agency must release information about its bad loans.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 28, 2015 5:00 AM | 77
Ralston Mayor Don Groesser is now backpedaling after floating a plan Tuesday to increase the city's property taxes 34 percent to help pay arena bills.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 25, 2015 8:15 PM | 89
Ralston city officials are moving money around and considering raising property taxes a whopping 20 percent and creating a 2 percent restaurant tax to help shore up the Ralston Arena budget and make the arena’s debt payments.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 24, 2015 2:43 PM | 159
About 30 people filled a hearing room in the Hitchcock County Courthouse Monday morning to hear what state officials had to say about an issue that has divided the county: Whether the county assessor is doing her job correctly.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 23, 2015 11:42 AM | 55
The results of a consultant’s study of Pinnacle Bank Arena are in, and the verdict is clear: It’s time for the arena’s umbrella agency that pays off the arena’s construction debt to start giving more of its money to the arena.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 20, 2015 5:00 AM | 24
The former Hitchcock County assessor is among those raising questions about the woman who replaced her, casting doubt on decisions she has made since taking office.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 18
Lincoln’s mayor wants to upgrade the city’s fire truck fleet and hire more firefighters, but the city’s fire department is fighting fewer fires every year.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 13, 2015 11:24 AM | 46
The state Department of Revenue has launched an investigation in Hitchcock County, where the county assessor has been accused of lowering property values for her supporters and raising them for foes.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 12, 2015 1:10 PM | 12
The state of Nebraska will get about $700,000 less in federal economic development funds this year stemming from two failed projects in Hastings and Aurora that failed to meet federal requirements.
By Deena Winter | | Aug 11, 2015 12:47 PM | 119
Republicans are accusing Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler of deceiving voters by promising a $34.5 million sales tax hike for a new emergency radio system and four new fire stations wouldn’t require more firefighters, and then saying last week the city needs more firefighters and fire trucks.