Boone County Man Found Guilty in Cattle Theft Case

NELIGH - A Boone County man will be sentenced early next year to helping in the theft of dozens of head of cattle from an Antelope County farm. Twenty-seven year old Benjamin Johnson, of St. Edward... 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

One person is dead after a house fire ignited early Tuesday morning. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports that the owner of the home, William Daniel, 66, was unable to exit the residence and died in the fire. The Fremont County Sheriff's Of... 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

Lincoln, NE – Michael Salmons of Pilger won $30,000 playing the $5 Scratch game Fun 5s from the Nebraska Lottery. Salmons purchased his winning Fun 5s ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1001 Veterans Avenue in Stanton. Scratching the ticket, he re... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Public School District's Graduation Rate is on an upward swing. Data released by the Nebraska Department of Education shows that NPS' graduation rate jumped 9.1% percent since 2011, from 76 to 85.1. District Director of HR... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk woman is being recognized for her tremendous work amid tragedy. Dawn Winkelbauer of Norfolk was honored Friday at the Ag-Ceptional Women's Conference held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Over 350 women were present t... Read More