Courtroom Outburst Spurs Competency Hearing

MADISON - A competency hearing is being ordered for a Norfolk woman accused of burning a trailer home down. Twenty-seven year old Cassie Zoubek appeared in Madison County District Court to face fel... Read More

NORFOLK – In the wake of the June 2014 tornadoes that ripped through Northeast Nebraska, several volunteer organizations came to the aid of effected residents. One organization is the Mennonite Disaster Service, that has sent several volunteers ... Read More

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) -- A 24-year-old woman has been accused of starting a small fire in a hallway at a Norfolk apartment complex. The Norfolk Police Department says Johna Richards was arrested Wednesday and booked into jail on suspicion of arson an... Read More

HOLDREGE -- Nebraska law enforcement is searching for a suspect after a shooting left a Holdrege man in serious condition. They say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Police responded to a report of a man who had been shot in the 400 b... Read More

BATTLE CREEK -- One person has died following a one-vehicle accident just east of the Battle Creek spur on Highway 275 in Madison County. According to law enforcement at the scene, a motorcyclist traveling east bound on Highway 275 died following a c... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2015 Annual Celebration, featuring their keynote speaker, United States Senator Ben Sasse. Chamber President K.C. Belitz says he is proud to serve the community of Columbus, as well as pro... Read More

NORFOLK - Friday’s Arbor Day brought sunny and seasonal weather to the area, which were perfect conditions to plant a tree or two. First celebrated in Nebraska in 1872, Arbor Day has seen many trees planted in the state and eventually spreading ... Read More

NORFOLK - It’s always good to be prepared in case of an emergency. For several local entities, Friday gave them a chance to prepare for a large scale disaster should an infectious disease outbreak occur. The Norfolk Fire Division, the Nebraska A... Read More

NORFOLK - In light of reports made about the sub-standard living conditions at the Avon Garden apartment complex in Norfolk, the building's management decided to open it's doors to Norfolk News Bureau cameras. Dennis Lewchuk, the head maintenance ... Read More

LINCOLN - The funding mechanism used for a Northeast Nebraska school's renovations has been upheld in the state's highest court. The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday affirmed a Dodge County District Court ruling regarding the Scribner-Snyder schoo... Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni's says contamination was found... Read More