Highway 275 Expansion Advocacy Group Formed

NORFOLK - Northeast Nebraska industry leaders are coming together to present a unified voice advocating for a four-lane Highway 275. The organization 4 Lanes 4 Nebraska was announced on Wednesday. ... Read More

WAYNE - The Northeast Nebraska Public Power District is looking to make things more convenient for their customers. At a the board meeting Tuesday an incentive plan was approved that says if a customer switches to paperless bill statements, they w... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An Omaha man who stabbed and wounded a police officer has been sentenced to prison. A Douglas County judge on Tuesday sentenced 30-year-old Gary Jackson to two consecutive sentences of 10 to 25 years. Jackson previously pleaded ... Read More

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) -- Police say a man seen running down a Grand Island street wielding a two-by-four was chasing a home burglary suspect. An officer stopped the 31-year-old man he saw running with the wooden board around 3 a.m. Sunday. The... Read More

NELIGH - Neligh-Oakdale Superintendent Kim Lingenfelter has turned in her resignation letter after facing a lot of scrutiny, but do students and parents really want her to leave? Lingenfelter has been facing a lot of controversy over a failed bond... Read More

COLUMBUS - Slumberland Furniture is working to provide families in need with new beds this Christmas season. Employees and volunteers gathered at the store Tuesday morning for the kick off. Through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program,... Read More

NORFOLK - Tejas Tubular is expected to make the next step in constructing a new facility in Norfolk soon. Norfolk Finance Director Randy Gates informed the City Council Monday that Tejas' will soon be formally applying for LB840 economic developme... Read More

COLUMBUS - Gas prices are falling across the United States. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the national average of a gallon of gasoline is $2.55 which is down almost 13 cents from last week. In the Midwest gas av... Read More

MADISON - The Northeast Industrial Highway finished behind schedule, and Madison County wants the contractor to pay damages. After a 20-minute executive session, the Madison County Board of Commissioners voted to allow County Highway Superintenden... Read More

CHADRON - A couple will be facing jail time after an offer to trade marijuana and psychedelics for a gaming system. The Nebraska State Patrol says  30 year-old Christopher Ames, and 26 year-old Cassandra Agnes, both from Hay Springs were arrested... Read More

ORCHARD - Antelope County Sheriff's officials have re-opened U.S. Highway 20. Sheriff's officials had closed Highway 20 in Antelope County so snowplows could get in and clear the roads, particularly in the Orchard and Brunswick areas. All traff... Read More