Platte County Food Pantry Receives $1,000 Donation

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Food Pantry has received a donation that will help with its holiday season efforts. Columbus's Golden Living Center donated $1,000 to the non-profit organization Wedne... Read More

HUMPHREY – A two-vehicle accident occurred just South of Humphrey late Wednesday morning. A truck heading west-bound off 415th Street turned onto Highway 81 when an augur slipped out the bed of the truck. A woman driving a Pontiac Grand Prix ... Read More

NORFOLK - Some freezing rain is causing some slick conditions on the roads in Northeast Nebraska. The Nebraska Dept. of Roads is urging caution on the roads in and around Norfolk Wednesday morning. The DOR says Highway 81 from Madison to north of ... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk elementary school principal is being honored as the best in the state. Norfolk Public School Administrators announced Tuesday that Grant Elementary School Principal Jo Roberts has been named the 2014 Distinguished Elementary Pr... Read More

DECATUR, Neb. (AP) - Decatur residents are hoping a former toll booth will help attract visitors to the eastern Nebraska community. The Burt County Bridge Commission used to collect $1 tolls from motorists traveling on Highway 51 to and from Dec... Read More

NORFOLK - A downtown Norfolk after-school center is hoping to raise money over the holiday season. The Zone in Norfolk is holding a fundraising campaign through the end of the year. The Zone is a non-profit organization that serves a place for at-... Read More

NORFOLK – Change is on the horizon for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District. The LENRD board voted unanimously last evening at their monthly meeting to approve a contract for Mike Sousek of Wahoo to become their next general manager. ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say livestock have been quarantined on two north-central Nebraska farms following diagnoses of a disease that can hamper an animal's ability to eat and drink. The Nebraska Agriculture Department said in a news re... Read More

The state Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of 66-year-old William Daniel of Riverton accidental, caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. Daniel was discovered near the door of his house after firefighters responded to a report of a fire ... Read More

NORFOLK - Norfolk residents can trade a blood donation for dessert on Wednesday. Officials with the Norfolk Police Division say they have teamed up with the American Red Cross and Perkins Restaurant for the Holiday Heroes Blood Drive. Officials at... Read More

PILGER - A bank president from Pilger will be honored at this week's Nebraska-Iowa game for his heroics during this past June's tornado. HyVee announced Sunday that Midwest Bank President Gene Willers has been named as the citizen hero for the sta... Read More