Christmas Fundraiser Planned for Pilger

STANTON - The 'Small Town Christmas' fundraiser  will be held in Stanton on Saturday to help raise donations for Pilger. Event Co-Organizer Peggy Mulenex says this is the second year they've held ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus High School will be hosting 'Here We Come a Waffling' this Monday in the school cafeteria. Columbus High School Choir Director Fred Ritter says the Waffleman will be serving waffles and sausage, while different music groups per... Read More

PIERCE - A Pierce man who confessed to accidentally shooting and killing his friend will be spending at least five years in prison. Twenty-four year old Daniel Hofmann was sentenced to an indeterminate term of 10-14 years in prison in Pierce Count... Read More

Snow and ice this morning is blamed for at least eight traffic accidents in River Country. 22-year-old  Ashley L. Anthony of Syracuse  lost control of her Pontiac Grand Am due to ice and snow on Business Highway 75 near Centennial Avenue west of... Read More

NORFOLK - Northeast Nebraska industry leaders are coming together to present a unified voice advocating for a four-lane Highway 275. The organization 4 Lanes 4 Nebraska was announced on Wednesday. The group is made up of a board consisting of indu... Read More

NORFOLK - Stan Staab has been with the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District since 1986, and in January he will be hanging up his general manager hat for good. For the past 28 years at the LENRD, Staab has been a big voice in the world of groun... Read More

COLUMBUS - Loup Power District says it's customers should be wary of an suspicious calls. Loup Power District Officials say their has been an increased number of scam incidents reported by their customers over the past week.  Customers have repor... Read More

NELIGH - A Lyons woman will be spending time in prison after admitting to conspiring to sell stolen cattle. Twenty-three year old Rebecca Robbins was sentenced to 40 to 120 months in prison in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday. Robbins p... Read More

WAYNE - The Northeast Nebraska Public Power District is looking to make things more convenient for their customers. At a the board meeting Tuesday an incentive plan was approved that says if a customer switches to paperless bill statements, they w... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An Omaha man who stabbed and wounded a police officer has been sentenced to prison. A Douglas County judge on Tuesday sentenced 30-year-old Gary Jackson to two consecutive sentences of 10 to 25 years. Jackson previously pleaded ... Read More

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) -- Police say a man seen running down a Grand Island street wielding a two-by-four was chasing a home burglary suspect. An officer stopped the 31-year-old man he saw running with the wooden board around 3 a.m. Sunday. The... Read More