PC Board Signs Contract with Midwest Services for Culvert Projects

COLUMBUS - Two more Platte County culvert projects are set to be completed after board members signed a contract with Midwest Services for a total of $79,590. The Platte County Board authorized the... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Northeast Community College is continuing to blow away their students. Just ask freshman and student assistant, Katelynn Piper. “My expectations were definitely blown away. From going to my temporary room that was older and n... Read More

CLARKSON - A gofundme page has been set up to help the family of a driver who was ejected from a loaded cement truck in an accident that took place just outside Clarkson last Wednesday. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl says State Patrol investi... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – A Nebraska City woman was shocked Tuesday morning when she stepped out on her back porch to find a live armadillo that local officials say may be the first ever captured in Otoe County. Jeanna Pestel said she recognized the a... Read More

Students from Westside Elementary were evacuated from the school an hour before dismissal. According to Superintendent of Norfolk Public Schools, Jami Jo Thompson kids were evacuated at 2:15 after a strong gas odor could be smelled. Thompson s... Read More

NORFOLK - A lightning strike is being blamed for a fire in northwest Norfolk. Norfolk Fire officials were sent to a home at 2311 Clark St. at around 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday. Fire Lieutenant Bob Nelson says in a news release that flames and light sm... Read More

HARTINGTON - The Cedar County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, and had a special guest who is working her way across the state, county by county. Barbara Otto is with In God We Trust - America, Inc, a non-profit organization focused on getti... Read More

COLERIDGE - The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a semi-truck that rolled over just after 7:00 AM on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred west of Coleridge on 564 Avenue. An equipment malfunction caused the truck to roll... Read More

Sweet little Jersey came from an area farm, where she had shown up looking for a new home. She is a brown tabby who spends her days in a small room alone as the other cats pick on her. She is a talker, mostly to gain attention for a little petting an... Read More

COLUMBUS -  A collision between a school bus and a truck that sent four people to the hospital, has resulted in a six year old girl being flown by medical helicopter to another facility. Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says 41-year-old James Le... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man is in jail after police say he sexually assaulted a young girl repeatedly. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 23-year old Matthew Fisher was arrested on Monday. An investigation into Fisher began last week, after polic... Read More