Senate Passes Bill Authorizing Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-36 vote on Thursday advanced a top priority of the n... Read More

NORFOLK - Nebraska State Patrol is going to be out on the roads in full force tomorrow. The Troop B office in Norfolk will be conducting a special enforcement selective and say they’re looking for violations to keep folks out of harms way.  ... Read More

NORFOLK – Many big ticket issues surrounding agriculture will be on display in March at the 27th Governor's Ag Conference in Kearney. Governor Pete Ricketts announced in a conference call Thursday morning that his first Governor's Ag Conference ... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk doctor has been put on probation and fined following allegations of an illicit relationship with a patient. An agreed settlement between the Nebraska Attorney General's office and Dr. Rodrigo Gomez-Cordero was signed by the Dep... Read More

ALBION - A Petersburg man facing multiple animal cruelty charges is asking for a preliminary hearing. Sixty-six year old James Majerus made his initial appearance in Boone County Court Thursday. Majerus faces 13 counts of animal cruelty and neglec... Read More

NORFOLK -- It’s a little known service that the City of Norfolk provides. For $40, a deceased pet can be incinerated at the Water Pollution Control Plant/Transfer Station with its ashes returned to the owner within a day or so. A new incinerator... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wednesday announcing the appointment says the sub... Read More

OMAHA -- The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Wind Advisory now in effect until 7 am CST tomorrow (Thursday) morning. Strong winds will develop by mid evening and continue much of the night. Winds with sustained speeds from around 25 ... Read More

HUMPRHREY - A Platte County 4-H group has qualified for a state robotics competition next month. The Memory Minions took home the first place trophy in the FIRST LEGO League Regional in Nebraska City on Saturday and are now preparing for the S... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Wild-West-like crime called “cattle rustling” appears to have resurfaced. Authorities say three Omaha residents are suspected of stealing cattle from Northeast Nebraska and Western Iowa. Fifty-seven-year-old Ervin Jaco... Read More

MADISON - At-risk youth who get suspended or removed from school will soon have a new place to go in Norfolk. The Madison County Board of Commissioners Tuesday agreed to lease space in The Centrum building on Fourth Street in Norfolk to host a juv... Read More