Area Rainfall Amounts for Aug 29, 2016

  WAYNE – Area rain totals as of 7 a.m. for Aug 30, 2016 KTCH - .09 Norfolk - Trace Sioux City - .12 Wayne Airport - .33...... Read More

PERU, NE – Officials are investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 near the Peru corner north of Auburn. Rescue squads and the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department are on scene of the accident that has closed both lanes of the highway. Th... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — A Norfolk Man was back in Madison County District Court for his pre-trial after he was charged with assaulting a man back in April. 22-year old Cody Scott, who pled not guilty, faces felony assault charges after approaching anothe... Read More

PERU, NE - A two-vehicle accident left a 72-year-old Texas man dead and sent two others to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries on Monday afternoon. Just before  2:30 p.m. a truck and flatbed semi-trailer, driven by Bryant Olson, 52,... Read More

MADISON – A woman facing felony charges in the death of her four-year old daughter will have her jury date pushed back. Twenty-one year old Carla Montoya, who plead not guilty to a felony child abuse charge has asked for her pretrial to be cont... Read More

UPDATE: The Butler County Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook page that as of 5:43 p.m. the two missing juvenile have been located. The sheriff's office also thanked the public and everyone who shared the information via social media for their ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was cited after firing off a gun outside of a local business in east Columbus early Saturday morning. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says the weapons violation was reported at 5:36 a.m. Saturday morning outside of business n... Read More

NORFOLK - Police say a Fremont man is in jail after allegedly stealing money from a Norfolk man who wanted a tattoo. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Leslie Graber was arrested on Saturday. Police say they were called to a home ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - State Sen. Dan Watermeier’s legislative column says hundreds of unfilled vacancies on the department of corrections’ staff roster indicates that merely authorizing more jobs is the not the solution to understaffing issues. The ... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

WAKEFIELD – All makes & models of cars, pickups and motorcycles are welcomed to join in on the informal fun evening this week in Wakefield. The first Cruse In Wednesday…to Wakefield will be hosted by Sidelines Bar and Grille from 6 – 8 p... Read More