Judge Gives More Severe Sentence Than Agreed to in Animal Neglect Case

ALBION - A judge went against a plea agreement and handed out a stiffer sentence to a Petersburg man convicted of animal neglect. Sixty-six year old James Majerus was sentenced to six months in jai... Read More

WISNER – The Wisner City Council met Monday night during a special meeting before finalizing and approving the budget during their next regularly scheduled meeting. The agenda covered concerns the council might have regarding what is currently i... Read More

WAYNE - LB439 is one of the 181 laws that went into effect Sunday, and may be the only one that could directly save a life. The bill gives underage drinkers the ability to call 911 when they themselves or someone with them might be suffering from ... Read More

NORFOLK - It’s not just German food, music, and beer that makes Oktoberfest a hit in Norfolk. The fourth year for Norfolk’s Oktoberfest celebration has organizers excited for an even bigger turnout than what they saw in 2014 as the event for f... Read More

NORFOLK - Although there will always be competition with other summer activities, reading appears to have been a big hit for a local program while school was out of session. The Norfolk Public Library hosted its summer reading program and had anot... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- A Nebraska City boy was hospitalized Monday afternoon after a car hit his bicycle on the 2100 block of Central Avenue less than two blocks from Steinhart Park. Witnesses say two boys were riding westward on the sidewalk when they ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Omaha sportscaster Jon Schuetz is the new public address announcer for Nebraska football games at Memorial Stadium. The university athletic department announced Schuetz's hiring Monday. He replaces Patrick Combs, who ... Read More

COLUMBUS - September is National Recovery Month and one area business is looking to inform the public on addiction-related issues while also celebrating the people who recovered. Catholic Charities of Columbus works to increase awareness and un... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- Authorities arrested an Otoe County man after his 15-year-old step-sister turned up at high school pregnant. Court records say the 15-year-old girl told investigators that her mother recently married the man’s father. She told s... Read More

NORFOLK - A rollover accident Friday near Norfolk has Stanton County authorities still searching for a suspect. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says his office and Stanton Fire and Rescue were called to the scene of an accident at around 5:30 p.... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- A Nebraska City man faces child abuse and false imprisonment charges on allegations that he used duct tape to tie down two boys and force them to watch the movie "Mommy Dearest." Police arrested Glenn Oliver, 29, who was babysitti... Read More