Explosion Rocks Downtown West Point

WEST POINT - Multiple explosions at the Sapp Brothers distribution center have rocked downtown West Point. Two people suffered severe burns and have been hospitalized. Sapp Bros. GM Tim Kaup says b... Read More

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Nebraska man and an Iowan have been killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 29 in western Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred three miles north of Onawa on Monday afternoon. The patrol ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - You have been hearing the loud "bangs" and feeling the ground shaking "booms." The area night skies have been lit up this week with fireworks leading up to the 4th of July weekend.  Nebraska Public Power District Fire Safety Lea... Read More

MADISON - While same-sex couples can now get their marriage licenses and get married in Madison County, nobody, straight or gay, can have their wedding at the Madison County Courthouse. That is the decision that Madison County Magistrate Lori Bohn... Read More

LINCOLN - Gov. Pete Ricketts is speaking out against the Environmental Protection Agency's recent Waters of the U.S. rule. The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers filed the regulation on Monday, beginning a 60-day period in which it can be legally... Read More

WAYNE - This time, outgoing Wayne State College President Curt Frye plans to stay retired. Frye had his last day on the job as president on Tuesday, retiring after what he calls a “quick 30 years” working at the college in northeast Nebraska. ... Read More

PIERCE – A two vehicle accident has killed a Columbus man outside of Pierce. A straight truck hauling fertilizer and driven by 22-year old Brycen Hockemeier of Tilden was being followed by a semi-tanker truck driven by 39-year old Charles Smit... Read More

COLUMBUS - A two vehicle collision sends one person to the hospital with minor injuries. According to Police Captain Todd Thalken, a 2001 Ford Taurus heading southbound, collided with a 2002 Honda Civic heading eastbound at the intersection of 33r... Read More

NORFOLK - When it comes to advertising a garage sale or promoting a local business, a logical place to put a promotional sign would be a light or utility pole. Well the city of Norfolk wants to tell you that placing your ads in those spots is illegal... Read More

COLUMBUS - History has been made as a local couple is issued Platte County's first same-sex marriage license. 56-year-old high school science teacher Trudi Cadembach and 49-year-old telemarketer Therese Noonan beamed with pride as their equality... Read More

EMERSON - Authorities in Thurston County have released the identity of a man killed in a grain bin accident on Monday afternoon. A press release from Thurston County Sheriff Shelly Perez says Todd Martin, 53, of rural Emerson was killed in the acc... Read More