Nebraska Teacher Takes Steps to Stop Human Trafficking

NEBRASKA CITY - Barry Jurgensen learned about Cecilia and Eliza’s escape from their Nebraska City slave holder while working with the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom education program a... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is facing a sexual assault charge after meeting up with an undercover officer, he believed was a 14-year-old. Columbus Police officials say James Bruno, of Omaha, was taken into custody on Friday following an investigation that b... Read More

WAYNE – Area rain totals as of 7am for May 31, 2016 KTCH .21 Norfolk .64 Sioux City .13 Yankton .33 Laurel .27 Wisner .27 Coleridge .34 Wayne Airport .18 Carroll .25...... Read More

FREMONT - Area fire fighters were called to a large house fire at about 5:30 Tuesday morning. Flames began in the garage of the structure, located in the neighborhood of HWY 30 and County Rd. 18, across from the State Lakes at the Fremont State R... Read More

NIOBRARA - Across the country, Memorial Day honors those Americans that gave the ultimate sacrifice to preserve the liberties America has. An estimated 500 people attended the Niobrara Memorial Day service. All paying respect to the Sage brothers... Read More

MERRIMAN - A South Dakota teen has died in a crash Sunday morning in Cherry County. The Nebraska State Patrol says that 15-year old Sydney Lindbloom of Pierre, S.D. was killed in the crash Sunday morning. The Patrol says it happened just after 9 a... Read More

NORFOLK - The memory of those who fell protecting the United States is a solemn reminder of why so many were home from work and school on Monday. Hundreds took time out Monday morning to pay tribute to the fallen at a Memorial Day ceremony at the ... Read More

LINCOLN, NE (AP) - Road planners are considering "super two" highways as ways to stretch Nebraska's highway dollars. The two-lane highways have wider shoulders and an extra passing lane every five miles or so. Nebraska Roads Department engineers s... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Lincoln Fire and Rescue said a driver has life-threatening injuries after crashing into a tree Saturday morning. It happened around 8:20 a.m. on the corner of Normal Boulevard and Holmes North Shore Road. Crews blocked Normal Bou... Read More

NORFOLK - The sound of a ringer on a sunny day makes it feel like Memorial Day weekend, and there was plenty of both at Ta Ha Zouka Park in Norfolk on Sunday. The Nebraska Horseshoe Pitchers Association held a state-sanctioned tournament in Norfol... Read More

NORFOLK - School children in the African nation of Malawi will be the benefactors of a fundraiser held almost 9,000 miles away. The Relay for Malawi was held on Saturday. Teams of runners ran a 30-mile course along the Cowboy Trail between Norfolk... Read More