Emmett Wood, 40, of North Platte was driving the pickup that hit a semi truck, and killed his passenger, 73-year-old Mike Torres.
Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging Nebraska's top student test-takers to stay in the state for college or return to build their careers.
More than 80 heart sculptures are scattered around Lincoln to help celebrate the Nebraska 150 Celebration. The hearts will be on display until October.
The Gering High School Class of 2017 graduated at Western Nebraska Community College Sunday.