Police Chase Liability Bill Inspired By Platte County Case Advances

LINCOLN - A measure inspired by a police chase that ended in a crash near Humphrey in 2008 has won first-round approval. Supporters overcame a filibuster Wednesday and voted 34-6 to advance Se. Dan... Read More

LINCOLN - The Shada family acreage lies just one mile outside the Pierce, Nebraska, school district. One mile is all that stands between them and hope. While the Shada family was able to option enroll their son, Kendall, in the Pierce public schoo... Read More

WAYNE – There was a special meeting held Tuesday morning to make up an item from the Wayne County Board of Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting last week. Phil Lorenzen, D.A. Davidson & Co. attended the meeting dealing with the Chiefs W... Read More

NROFOLK - The Norfolk Public Schools are taking part in Norfolk’s 150th Anniversary Celebration. Students from all levels elementary to high school are participating in making a book that highlights different aspects of the city, something that 8t... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Animal Control office has moved to a new location, and officers say they are enjoying their new home. Lead Animal Control Officer Donna Winig says the office has moved to the old Gene Steffy showroom, which was recently pur... Read More

COLUMBUS - Platte County Emergency Management will be sending out emergency warnings through a new system, following the boards approval Tuesday. Platte County Emergency Manager Tim Hofbauer says the system they are currently using runs through th... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Adoption of the Transportation Innovation Act (LB960) was first introduced to the Nebraska Legislature back in January. On February 16, that bill will be heard before the Appropriations Committee. Chairman of 4 Lanes 4 Nebraska Jo... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — With weather conditions constantly changing, new laws and regulations, it’s crucial now more than ever that the Nebraska Weed Control Association (NWCA) educate people on noxious weed control and management. Nebraska Weed Control... Read More

MADISON - New projects and improvements to existing roads and bridges throughout Madison County are starting to take shape, provided funding can be secured for them. The one and six-year plans for county projects were discussed at the bi-weekly co... Read More

NORFOLK - A major reconstruction project is closer to getting underway in Norfolk. The Norfolk Planning Commission approved the one and six-year street plan at their meeting Tuesday morning. Among the projects set for the coming year is the recons... Read More

AUBURN - The parents of a national high school rodeo competitor asked the Auburn School Board Monday to let him be recognized with the other athletes in his senior class. Lonnie and Paula Oestmann said the school displays "parent-purchased" poster... Read More