Nebraska Unemployment Rate Drops Again

NORFOLK - Preliminary unemployment numbers for the month of February were released Friday morning and once again, the state of Nebraska saw it's unemployment rate drop. According to figures from th... Read More

LINCOLN, NE - Nebraska Senators are speaking out against the comments made by Senator Ernie Chambers. Senator Brett Lindstrom said " I no longer want my name associated with a senator who would make such comments." Senator David Schnoor, who ca... Read More

MACY - A ten-year old child is dead following a one-vehicle accident near Macy. The Nebraska State Patrol says 10-year old Carroll Webster of Macy was killed in the accident at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday. The NSP says the accident happened when an e... Read More

NORFOLK – The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District is looking into changes to make life easier on area irrigators. At their monthly meeting Thursday evening, the board set April 23 at 7:30 p.m. as the date and time for a public hearing regar... Read More

NORFOLK - Although temperatures hovered near 40 degrees for most of the day, including a high of 44 degrees Thursday, Norfolk and the surrounding area saw snow showers for most of the afternoon. Highway traffic cameras snapped photos of wet roads... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group, and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Sen. Ernie Chambers following comments ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly creating counterfeit currency. Brian J. Dieter, 36, waived his preliminary hearing in Platte County Court Thursday morning and has been bound over to District Court. The... Read More

LINCOLN - A bill to allow Northeast Community College to purchase a tract of land on the campus of the Norfolk Regional Center has passed its first reading. Lawmakers voted 42-0 to advance the bill passed its first round of debate Wednesday. The b... Read More

LINCOLN - Governor Pete Ricketts has called for Senator Ernie Chambers to issue a public apology following controversial comments. Chambers is facing criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group. Chambers says he will not apologize for the... Read More

NELIGH - A Neligh couple is being sued by Bold Nebraska over proceeds from alcohol sales at last year's Harvest the Hope Concert. The lawsuit was filed in Antelope County District Court on Monday. It asks for $25,000 in damages against Colleen and... Read More

LINCOLN -- Nebraska voters could once again decide whether to let lawmakers serve an extra four years in office under a proposal in the Legislature. Lawmakers began debate Wednesday on a ballot measure that would allow future senators to serve up ... Read More