Unemployment Rate Drops Despite Loss of Jobs

NORFOLK - The Norfolk area lost about 500 jobs over the past month, but the unemployment rate actually fell. State figures released Friday show the area comprised of Madison, Stanton and Pierce cou... Read More

A Clearwater-Orchard High School student was transported by ambulance today following an incident with sleeping aids. The alert, sent out to area parents by Principal Mike Sanne, stated that the student was taken as a precaution. “Today, we h... Read More

COLUMBUS - One of Columbus's most iconic landmarks has now been recognized by the state of Nebraska with a historical marker. Loup Power President Neal Suess says members of the Loup Power Board, the Columbus Area Chamber ,and the Commodores as we... Read More

WAYNE – A 24-hour tanning business in Wayne is under new ownership and will welcome in the community Friday. Located at 1022 Main St. #102, Mandalay Sun has been run by co-owners Tanya Brogren and Crystal Dredge since July 1 of this year. Both a... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk American Legion will be showing off its new location this weekend. The Legion is hosting an open house on Sunday at their new location at 105 E. Norfolk Avenue. The old Legion building on Riverside Boulevard in Norfolk was sh... Read More

SCHUYLER – Schuyler police are offering a $500 reward for any information leading to an arrest in recent tire slashing cases. The Schuyler Police Department posted a statement on Sunday on their Facebook page, stating that in the past week nea... Read More

NORFOLK - Blood, bones and zombies are just a few things you may come across Thursday and Friday night. The inaugural year of the Haunted Trails and Spooky Tales is promised to give you the chills through different fright stations, according to Ma... Read More

WEEPING WATER - Deputy State Fire Marshal Adam Matzner is investigating a house fire northeast of Weeping Water. Matzner said the two-story house was engulfed in flames with fire venting from every window when firefighters arrived shortly after mi... Read More

BRUNO - The Butler County Sheriff's Office is looking for information on a criminal mischief case after they say a truck drove through an unharvested field of corn. The sheriff's office posted on there Facebook page that they are looking for a Toy... Read More

WAYNE – Prior to Wayne High’s last home football game, join the Wayne Area Economic Development Office and Leadership Wayne for A Taste of Victory Tailgate Party, Friday night, from 5:45 to kickoff, at Memorial Stadium on the Wayne State College ... Read More

STANTON - Residents in Stanton will be in the dark for a little while Friday morning. Stanton County Public Power District officials say a planned power outage is scheduled for 1:00 a.m. Friday and should last about two to three hours. SCPPD of... Read More