Wheeler County Livestock Quarantined

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... 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

NORFOLK - A Norfolk woman is being recognized for her tremendous work amid tragedy. Dawn Winkelbauer of Norfolk was honored Friday at the Ag-Ceptional Women's Conference held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Over 350 women were present t... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is facing a felony charge of sexual assault of a child. According to an affidavit filed by the Columbus Police Department, a 66-year-old man stands accused of molesting his granddaughter close to 70 times between 2005 a... Read More

NORFOLK - The unemployment rate for the Norfolk area is once again on a downward trend. Data released by the Nebraska Department of Labor shows that the unemployment rate for Madison, Stanton and Pierce Counties fell to 2.4 percent in October, dow... Read More

Otoe County zoning regulations  that are considered the strictest in the state to protect livestock production against urban sprawl were under scrutiny again Thursday at the Otoe County Planning Commission meeting. The county's regulations attemp... Read More

MADISON - A Norfolk man may be spending the rest of his life in jail after being found guilty of 2nd murder charges. Twenty-five year old De'Aris Trice was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in Madison County District Court Friday. He was fou... Read More

WISNER - Pilger's residents are coming out in full force to plan how the village will be rebuilt. Hundreds of people from Pilger and the surrounding area attended a town hall meeting in Wisner on Thursday night. The town hall was the second in a s... Read More

NORFOLK - Northeast Community College is taking a step to help students transfer to a private college, but pay a public college tuition. School leaders from Northeast and Concordia University signed a memorandum of understanding this week designed... Read More

OMAHA - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from CHI Health because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier this week that would hav... Read More