Oktoberfest Celebration Nears in Norfolk

NORFOLK - It’s not just German food, music, and beer that makes Oktoberfest a hit in Norfolk. The fourth year for Norfolk’s Oktoberfest celebration has organizers excited for an even bigger tur... Read More

COLUMBUS - September is National Recovery Month and one area business is looking to inform the public on addiction-related issues while also celebrating the people who recovered. Catholic Charities of Columbus works to increase awareness and un... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- Authorities arrested an Otoe County man after his 15-year-old step-sister turned up at high school pregnant. Court records say the 15-year-old girl told investigators that her mother recently married the man’s father. She told s... Read More

NORFOLK - A rollover accident Friday near Norfolk has Stanton County authorities still searching for a suspect. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says his office and Stanton Fire and Rescue were called to the scene of an accident at around 5:30 p.... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- A Nebraska City man faces child abuse and false imprisonment charges on allegations that he used duct tape to tie down two boys and force them to watch the movie "Mommy Dearest." Police arrested Glenn Oliver, 29, who was babysitti... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man faces theft and drug charges after reportedly stealing money from his employer. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says 43-year-old Douglas Miles was taken into custody Friday morning, after stealing approximately $1,2... Read More

MADISON - The second trial of a Norfolk man on a three-year old domestic assault charge is set to begin next month. Twenty-one year old Miguel Sixtos appeared in Madison County District Court on Monday. Sixtos was originally convicted in 2013 of t... Read More

MADISON - The trial of a Woodland Park man facing charges of enticement by electronic device has been delayed again. Twenty-year old Michael Herlick appeared in Madison County District Court on Monday. He faces felony enticement charges related to... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A host of new laws are taking effect in Nebraska, leading to changes ranging from costlier marriage licenses to expanded opportunities for nonviolent prisoners to be released for parole and probation. A total of 181 laws took ... Read More

LAUREL (AP) - The family and friends of a Laurel man who has been missing since July in Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota hope he will be found. 39-year-old Joshua Jacobsen's loved ones are trying to remain optimistic, but it is ... Read More

NELIGH - A Neligh home was burglarized over the weekend with items stolen valued in the thousands of dollars. Dane and Jennifer Blackburn-Nielsen returned home Sunday after spending the weekend away to find their home broken into. "They took a ... Read More