Pilger Man Named Husker Hero

PILGER - A bank president from Pilger will be honored at this week's Nebraska-Iowa game for his heroics during this past June's tornado. HyVee announced Sunday that Midwest Bank President Gene Will... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is facing a felony charge of sexual assault of a child. According to an affidavit filed by the Columbus Police Department, a 66-year-old man stands accused of molesting his granddaughter close to 70 times between 2005 a... Read More

NORFOLK - The unemployment rate for the Norfolk area is once again on a downward trend. Data released by the Nebraska Department of Labor shows that the unemployment rate for Madison, Stanton and Pierce Counties fell to 2.4 percent in October, dow... Read More

Otoe County zoning regulations  that are considered the strictest in the state to protect livestock production against urban sprawl were under scrutiny again Thursday at the Otoe County Planning Commission meeting. The county's regulations attemp... Read More

MADISON - A Norfolk man may be spending the rest of his life in jail after being found guilty of 2nd murder charges. Twenty-five year old De'Aris Trice was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in Madison County District Court Friday. He was fou... Read More

WISNER - Pilger's residents are coming out in full force to plan how the village will be rebuilt. Hundreds of people from Pilger and the surrounding area attended a town hall meeting in Wisner on Thursday night. The town hall was the second in a s... Read More

NORFOLK - Northeast Community College is taking a step to help students transfer to a private college, but pay a public college tuition. School leaders from Northeast and Concordia University signed a memorandum of understanding this week designed... Read More

OMAHA - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from CHI Health because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier this week that would hav... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's insurance company is asking a judge to declare that it has no duty to pay any award made against the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees in a lawsuit over the 2010 disappearance of a Peru State College student whos... Read More

NORFOLK – Women in agriculture will take center stage tomorrow at Northeast Community College. The Ag-Ceptional Women's Conference is set to take place tomorrow morning and run throughout the day, with over 30 presenters geared toward everything... Read More

NORFOLK – Agricultural producers in Northeast Nebraska have a new go-to for farm and ranch services. The USDA held an open house Wednesday afternoon, introducing the public to a new service center home to many USDA agencies aimed at benefiting f... Read More