Recent Rain Shuts Down Soybean Planting

AUBURN, NE - April showers bring May flowers, but May showers do not bring soybeans. The recent onslaught of rain that southeastern Nebraska experienced has done more damage than just flooding. Tho... Read More

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has confirmed a fourth case of bird flu in Nebraska. The new case was found in Knox county and is a flock of 3 million hens. The farm is owned by the same operation as the three previous cases in Di... Read More

LINCOLN - The historic decision on the death penalty in Nebraska can be watched live. After Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed the death penalty repeal last week, senators will vote at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with 30 votes being needed to override the ... Read More

OSMOND - Two people are dead following a two vehicle accident involving a car and a semi. The accident occured Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 at the intersection of Highway 20 and road 544 near Osmond. A 2014 Toyota driven by 88 year old Darleen Wa... Read More

NORFOLK - The jobless rate in the Norfolk area remains remarkably low. Datat released by the Nebraska Department of Labor Wednesday shows that the unemployment rate for the area comprised of Madison, Stanton and Pierce Counties fell in April to 2.... Read More

NELIGH - A former Antelope County Supervisor has been barred from elected office for two years following his conviction of misdemeanor theft. Sixty-three year old Harlan Brandt was sentenced to two years' probation in Antelope County District Cou... Read More

The Oakdale Fire Department was called to a fire four miles south of town at about 7:05 p.m. Tuesday night. According to officials, the fire is being investigated as electrical in nature. It reportedly was extinguished by the homeowner when firefi... Read More

ROCKPORT, MO -- A Columbus, Nebraska woman has died following a one-vehicle accident on I-29 near Rock Port, Missouri on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cristyna Pace, age 30 of Columbus, was killed afte... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. - Today, hundreds gathered at St. Joseph Cemetery, in Council Bluffs, to say farewell to Omaha Police Officer Orozco. Family members, friends and the law enforcement community attended Orozco’s funeral in St. John’s Catholic Church ... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill to abolish the death penalty in the traditionally conservative state, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override. Nebraska lawmakers passed the bill last week with a veto-proo... Read More

MEADOW GROVE - A bridge damaged by the 2010 Elkhorn River Flood is finally getting reconstructed. Madison County Zoning Inspector Donald Svitak says that work on the Meadow Grove North Bridge on 539th Avenue will begin next Monday. Svitak says wor... Read More