Pilger Receives Large Donation Toward Rebuilding Efforts

PILGER - The rebuilding process continues for the town of Pilger, as businesses and residences begin to return to the town. The village picked up a donation on Friday from Progress Rail Services Co... Read More

MADISON - Members of the Madison County Fair Board are putting together a benefit for one of their own that's dealing with cancer treatment. A benefit for James Heller will be held on the Madison County Fairgrounds on Sunday. In addition to servin... Read More

NORFOLK - A late night run-in with police ended with a Norfolk man behind bars. At around 10:45 Thursday night a Norfolk Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling east in the 400 block of Pasewalk Avenue. When the driver spotted the officer, he ... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska's attorney general is speaking out against two prisoner reform measures that were approved this week. Attorney General Doug Peterson says two measures passed this week, LB 173 dealing with habitual criminal statutes and LB605 de... Read More

HALLAM - Nebraska's largest utility on Friday announced plans to replace a coal-fired power plant unit with one that runs on hydrogen. Nebraska Public Power District made the announcement at a news conference at the Sheldon Station power plant in ... Read More

NORFOLK - The first week on the job has been a whirlwind for Dr. Hank Bounds. The new University of Nebraska president continued his tour through the state on Thursday night, speaking to an event at the Norfolk Country Club. Dr. Bounds says he hop... Read More

NORFOLK - Johnson Park in Norfolk is set to undergo a facelift in the coming years. The Norfolk City Council recently applied for, and accepted a grant that will allow construction of a new trail along the North Fork River through Johnson Park. Th... Read More

Jim Cannia XRI geologist TECUMSEH -- A  low-flying helicopter swept two pulse-generating loops of copper wires and computing power 100 feet above the surface from Otoe County to Tecumseh Thursday morning to help scientists understand water r... Read More

MADISON - A Norfolk woman accused of defrauding over $100,000 from her grandfather will stand trial in July. Thirty-four year old Stephanie Settje appeared in Madison County District Court on Thursday. Settje's trial was pushed back from May 11th ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs. A bill to repeal the death penalty won first-round approval from lawmakers Thursday. Lawmakers advanced the bill 30-13. If that s... Read More

MADISON - The trial of a Norfolk man accused of robbing a residence at gunpoint has been delayed. The trial of 42-year old Rochester Pruitt was continued in Madison County District Court Thursday. He had been scheduled for trial May 11th. Pruit... Read More