NPPD Shows Off STEM Equipment to Teachers and Administrators

COLUMBUS - Teachers and administrators from all across the area had a chance to see and play with some of the new technology that kids in Nebraska will soon be using to learn. The Nebraska Public ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus Police have identified the man wanted for stealing multiple vehicles and fleeing from law enforcement. Police officials say 27-year-old  Anthony  Mattison is wanted in Platte County for theft of motor vehicles, flight to avoi... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — The 83-year-old bridge heading east on Norfolk Avenue is getting the makeover it needs, according to Norfolk Assistant City Engineer, Mark Dolechek. Dolechek says while the bridge is safe to drive on, it’s time for improvements. ... Read More

HARTINGTON - Over 40 people donated blood in Hartington on Monday. The organization LifeServe held a five hour blood drive, and were able to get much needed double red, plasma, and whole donations. The number of donations typically drops during th... Read More

OMAHA - The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northeast Dodge County along with southeastern Cuming County until 4:30 PM. At 4:02, a severe thunderstorm was located over Snyder or 35 miles northeast of ... Read More

VALLEY - The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for much of eastern Nebraska that includes Platte, Colfax, Butler, Dodge and Stanton County. A small funnel cloud was reported in Colfax County early Monday afternoon and... Read More

WAYNE – Youth Summer reading began Monday afternoon following a performance from Emmy Award winning singer/songwriter “Jack and Kitty” at the Wayne City Auditorium. The Wayne Public Library was proud to present “Jack and Kitty” from Minn... Read More

ALBION - Over the next two weeks more officers will be patrolling in Boone County. Thanks to a grant by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, officers within the Boone County Sheriff's Department can work extra time to enforce traffic violations,... Read More

NORFOLK - The search to replace Ben Ries as Norfolk boys head basketball coach has come to an end. Norfolk Public Schools announced Monday that Tony Siske has been hired to become the new Panthers head coach beginning with the 2016-17 school year.... Read More

MADISON - Madison County officials say a recall effort against the mayor of Madison has enough signatures to proceed. Madison County Clerk Nancy Scheer says the petition to recall Mayor Al Brandl received 229 valid signatures. Organizers needed ju... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man is in jail facing new charges in Madison County and old ones in Lancaster County after entering Norfolk at a high rate of speed on Saturday. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 41-year old Devon Helmstadter-Whitlow was ... Read More