Red Cross Teams with Area Businesses for a Good Cause

NORFOLK – Northeast Nebraskans are coming together in large numbers to give the gift of life. The American Red Cross Office in Norfolk, in collaboration with the Norfolk Police Department, Advanc... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk elementary school principal is being honored as the best in the state. Norfolk Public School Administrators announced Tuesday that Grant Elementary School Principal Jo Roberts has been named the 2014 Distinguished Elementary Pr... Read More

DECATUR, Neb. (AP) - Decatur residents are hoping a former toll booth will help attract visitors to the eastern Nebraska community. The Burt County Bridge Commission used to collect $1 tolls from motorists traveling on Highway 51 to and from Dec... Read More

NORFOLK - A downtown Norfolk after-school center is hoping to raise money over the holiday season. The Zone in Norfolk is holding a fundraising campaign through the end of the year. The Zone is a non-profit organization that serves a place for at-... Read More

NORFOLK – Change is on the horizon for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District. The LENRD board voted unanimously last evening at their monthly meeting to approve a contract for Mike Sousek of Wahoo to become their next general manager. ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say livestock have been quarantined on two north-central Nebraska farms following diagnoses of a disease that can hamper an animal's ability to eat and drink. The Nebraska Agriculture Department said in a news re... Read More

One person is dead after a house fire ignited early Tuesday morning. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports that the owner of the home, William Daniel, 66, was unable to exit the residence and died in the fire. The Fremont County Sheriff's Of... Read More

NORFOLK - Norfolk residents can trade a blood donation for dessert on Wednesday. Officials with the Norfolk Police Division say they have teamed up with the American Red Cross and Perkins Restaurant for the Holiday Heroes Blood Drive. Officials at... Read More

PILGER - A bank president from Pilger will be honored at this week's Nebraska-Iowa game for his heroics during this past June's tornado. HyVee announced Sunday that Midwest Bank President Gene Willers has been named as the citizen hero for the sta... Read More

Lincoln, NE – Michael Salmons of Pilger won $30,000 playing the $5 Scratch game Fun 5s from the Nebraska Lottery. Salmons purchased his winning Fun 5s ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1001 Veterans Avenue in Stanton. Scratching the ticket, he re... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Public School District's Graduation Rate is on an upward swing. Data released by the Nebraska Department of Education shows that NPS' graduation rate jumped 9.1% percent since 2011, from 76 to 85.1. District Director of HR... Read More