Wayne City Council Approves

WAYNE - The Wayne City Council approved a request that will allow an exotic animal to call Wayne home. Cristy Jorgensen and her son Jace brought their hedgehog Spike to the meeting for the councils... Read More

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 jail and five years of probation in Boone County Dist... Read More

WAYNE - Hospital staff, school staff and law enforcement met at Providence Medical Center on August 26 to walk through their response if the unimaginable happened. They met to participate in a tabletop drill for an event involving an active shoote... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Area Chamber's Green Council is no more. Chamber officials announced on Monday that the Chamber's Board of Directors is not re-activating the Green Council for the remainder of the year. The move comes as the board looks to r... Read More

NORFOLK - Fire damaged a downtown Norfolk building early Tuesday Norfolk Fire was sent to the Appeara uniform and linen company building at the corner of 2nd Street and Braasch Avenue around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Initial calls indicated that a warehouse... 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