Norfolk Elementary Principal Honored as Best in the State

NORFOLK - A Norfolk elementary school principal is being honored as the best in the state. Norfolk Public School Administrators announced Tuesday that Grant Elementary School Principal Jo Roberts h... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say livestock have been quarantined on two north-central Nebraska farms following diagnoses of a disease that can hamper an animal's ability to eat and drink. The Nebraska Agriculture Department said in a news re... Read More

One person is dead after a house fire ignited early Tuesday morning. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports that the owner of the home, William Daniel, 66, was unable to exit the residence and died in the fire. The Fremont County Sheriff's Of... Read More

NORFOLK - Norfolk residents can trade a blood donation for dessert on Wednesday. Officials with the Norfolk Police Division say they have teamed up with the American Red Cross and Perkins Restaurant for the Holiday Heroes Blood Drive. Officials at... Read More

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 Willers has been named as the citizen hero for the sta... Read More

Lincoln, NE – Michael Salmons of Pilger won $30,000 playing the $5 Scratch game Fun 5s from the Nebraska Lottery. Salmons purchased his winning Fun 5s ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1001 Veterans Avenue in Stanton. Scratching the ticket, he re... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Public School District's Graduation Rate is on an upward swing. Data released by the Nebraska Department of Education shows that NPS' graduation rate jumped 9.1% percent since 2011, from 76 to 85.1. District Director of HR... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk woman is being recognized for her tremendous work amid tragedy. Dawn Winkelbauer of Norfolk was honored Friday at the Ag-Ceptional Women's Conference held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Over 350 women were present t... 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