Boone County Beer Fridge Burglary

ALBION - Two Boone County teenagers are facing felony charges after law enforcement officials say they broke into the Petersburg Fire Hall. Eighteen-year old Christian Ketteler and 19-year old Jaco... Read More

ALBION - A Petersburg man facing multiple animal cruelty charges is asking for a preliminary hearing. Sixty-six year old James Majerus made his initial appearance in Boone County Court Thursday. Majerus faces 13 counts of animal cruelty and neglec... Read More

NORFOLK -- It’s a little known service that the City of Norfolk provides. For $40, a deceased pet can be incinerated at the Water Pollution Control Plant/Transfer Station with its ashes returned to the owner within a day or so. A new incinerator... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wednesday announcing the appointment says the sub... Read More

OMAHA -- The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Wind Advisory now in effect until 7 am CST tomorrow (Thursday) morning. Strong winds will develop by mid evening and continue much of the night. Winds with sustained speeds from around 25 ... Read More

HUMPRHREY - A Platte County 4-H group has qualified for a state robotics competition next month. The Memory Minions took home the first place trophy in the FIRST LEGO League Regional in Nebraska City on Saturday and are now preparing for the S... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Wild-West-like crime called “cattle rustling” appears to have resurfaced. Authorities say three Omaha residents are suspected of stealing cattle from Northeast Nebraska and Western Iowa. Fifty-seven-year-old Ervin Jaco... Read More

MADISON - At-risk youth who get suspended or removed from school will soon have a new place to go in Norfolk. The Madison County Board of Commissioners Tuesday agreed to lease space in The Centrum building on Fourth Street in Norfolk to host a juv... Read More

NELIGH - The trial of a woman accused of stealing from the Village of Oakdale has been delayed. Thirty-one year old Megan Brandt appeared in Antelope County District Court Wednesday. District Judge Mark Johnson approved a motion to continue the tr... Read More

NELIGH - A Boone County man is avoiding additional jail time, but is facing fines for his involvement in a cattle-theft scheme in Antelope County. Twenty-seven year old Benjamin Johnson of St. Edward was sentenced to five years of probation and gi... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides. The president of the National Farmers Union says that when it comes to drones, "your imagination can go pretty wild in terms of what would be p... Read More