Norfolk Celebrates Arbor Day

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 tr... 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

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - More than one-million trees were planted in Nebraska on the first Arbor Day in 1872. The tradition continues today as many schools and communities hold tree planting ceremonies in honor of the day. Anthony Marek is the director... Read More

NORFOLK - The Wayne Blue Devils avenged one of their earlier losses this season on Thursday, beating Norfolk on the road, 5-2. Tucker Nicholls, Alex Conley and Payten Gamble all drove in runs for Wayne. The Panthers actually outhit the Blue Devils... Read More

NORFOLK - For the first time, the Nebraska state journalism championships are coming to Norfolk next week. Northeast Community College will host the event on Monday at the Lifelong Learning Center, with over 500 students in competition. Debra Veld... Read More

NORFOLK - It's been an active week at the Avon Garden apartments at 725 South 20th Street in Norfolk, as fire fighters were again called to the complex Thursday morning for the third time in a week. What may seem like a recent surge in activity at... Read More

LINCOLN - Two men are honored on Wednesday night for beating the odds and surviving two potentially deadly accidents. Bryan Health honored Taylor Graham and Nick Boruch, as well as dozens of men and women who played a part in helping both boys su... Read More

AUBURN, NE - Nemaha County Commissioner Bob Hutton offered a written apology following his use of a racial slur at a county board meeting on Wednesday. While discussing landscaping around the Nemaha County Courthouse, Hutton used the N-word. He said... Read More

HUMPHREY - A Humphrey man killed in a farming accident is being remembered for the person he was. After being trapped in a grain bin at the residence of 25605 430th Wednesday night, family members are mourning the loss of Glen Brandt, a man you ... Read More

NORFOLK - A Stanton woman is accused of trying to burn down a Norfolk apartment after posting threats to Facebook. Twenty-four year old Johna Richards was arrested Wednesday. Norfolk Police had been investigating the attempted arson since it occur... Read More

LINCOLN - The state legislature has approved a bill which would pave the way for the sale of land occupied by the former Norfolk Regional Center. State senators approved the bill after a 47-0 vote on final reading Thursday morning. The bill, LB56,... Read More