Legislative Bill Would Eliminate 100 Year Old Religious Garb Law

NORFOLK, NE — Sister Rita Marie Tofflemire knows Sister Madeleine Miller is a good educator. But that didn’t matter when Miller applied for an open substitute teaching position with Norfolk Pub... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — It’s been a month and a half and newly appointed mayor, Josh Moenning is gearing up for a year of growth. With what seems to be Norfolk's biggest year yet, with OCT pipe coming to town, the natural gas line, and several construct... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Legislative Committee met over the lunch hour on Wednesday   for the first time this year, and voted to show support for both a housing and dreamers initiative. Columbus Chamber Preisdent K.C. Belitz says the first initiat... Read More

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Board of Public Works voted to amend a wholesale electric agreement that would extend the city’s contract with AEP Energy Partners, of Ohio.   The city is leaving Nebraska Public Power District. BPW Manager Tobias Tem... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. – A 33-year-old woman was jailed overnight accused of attacking another woman at a West Omaha bar early Wednesday morning. The victim is identified as 44-year-old Bonita Martinez. According to police, Martinez was hit in the head ... Read More

BEATRICE – Governor Pete Ricketts spoke to about 50 people at the Beatrice Municipal Airport Administration building as he wraps up a fly-around tour of Nebraska, following last week’s State of the State address. Ricketts spoke of efforts to c... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — The City of Norfolk’s comprehensive plan went in front of the planning commission for approval of their final draft Wednesday. The planning commission approved the plan with some minor text changes. Norfolk City Planner, Valerie... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. -  If you've got the flu, you're not alone. Just last week Douglas County Health officials reported 107 new cases, a total of 332 since the beginning of October. " It's very interesting, this is the time of the year when we see inf... Read More

Neligh-Oakdale plans to get a little “hokki” thanks to a $2,000 grant. Susie Loofe, special education teacher at Neligh-Oakdale, applied for a grant last year through the National Consumer Panel. Thousands of applications were received, and he... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would no longer recognize Columbus Day as an official state holiday but would instead honor the legacy of Native Americans if a new proposal becomes law. The bill introduced Tuesday would create "Standing Bear and I... Read More

BEATRICE – In just four months since starting operations, a new Nebraska Probation Reporting Center in Beatrice, has seen a quadrupling of clients served. The office, located on the second floor of the Beatrice Police Department, provided servic... Read More