Platte Institute: Nebraska Tax Rates Higher Than Rivals

OMAHA  – U.S. Census Bureau data show that taxpayers in Nebraska face significantly higher tax rates and tax burdens on income and property per person than in states to which Nebraska is losing i... Read More

HARTINGTON - The Hartington Public Library has a mystery on their hands and is looking for teams of two to five for the answer. Starting on Monday a murder mystery event will take place all week long. “Once you sign up you get a crime packet and... Read More

CORNLEA - 19 citations have been issued following a weekend party in Cornlea. According to Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff, deputies assisted Humphrey Police in the early morning hours on Sunday. Law enforcement responded to 45366 340th Ave to... Read More

NORFOLK, NE- Finding the balance between eating healthy and indulging in unhealthy foods is a difficult task, especially as a child. As a child most meals are eaten in school, including daily snacks. The food choices children make are influenced b... Read More

COLUMBUS - The theft of three rings has left a local resident with over a thousand dollars in losses, but police say the type of crime is something they have seen before. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says three rings were taken from a loca... Read More

NORFOLK - What better way to get to know the people who represent the residents of Nebraska, than to have lunch with them? The Madison County Republicans held a luncheon and invited special guest Don Bacon (R), who gave bits of information on what he... Read More

OMAHA - A conservative think tank from Omaha said July 13 that five states — Texas, Florida, Arizona, Colorado and Iowa — are Nebraska’s top economic competitors. The Platte Institute for Economic Research said it will study those states’ ... Read More

YANKTON, SD (KTIV) - Yankton Police say a suspicious package found at a bank robbery was not dangerous. Authorities continue their search for an individual who robbed the Wells Fargo on 2nd and Cedar Streets around five Tuesday afternoon. Polic... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Food trucks have become a popular movement in Norfolk over the past few years. This Friday, the Norfolk Area Small Business Team is bringing the people of Norfolk a Food Truck Rumble event, where local vendors come to the people. ... Read More

WAYNE – On Monday, July 25 Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced the winners of the 2016 Third District Excellence in Economic Development Award. Of the eight selected there was a business from Wayne honored. Sand Creek Post & Beam was o... Read More

COLUMBUS - The strip mall on the south side of the 2000 block of 23rd Street appears to be a popular location as another business has announced they are moving in. The Missouri based agriculture company Intellifarms announced in mid-July that the... Read More