Cement Truck Catches Fire near HWY 81 in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A cement truck caught fire after an explosion right by Highway 81 in Columbus on Friday night, causing power to go out in the area. Sometime around after 11:30 p.m. Friday an explo... Read More

Nebraska School Districts Face Substitute Teacher Shortage

NORFOLK — School districts are searching for the sweet spot. They want the right number of substitute teachers. Not too many so they don’t get enough work and not too few where they where they’re scrambling to occupy a classroom. Norfolk Pub... Read More

Columbus Man Who Abused Step Daughter while Drunk, Sentenced to Prison

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A man found guilty of endangering his step-daughter's life will be spending the next few years in a Nebraska prison. 37-year-old James Miller of Columbus was sentenced to four to five years in prison by Judge Robert Steinke on Fri... Read More

NSC: Seat Belt Usage in Nebraska Reaches All-Time High

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Safety Council says seat belt usage in Nebraska has reached an all-time high in 2017. The NSC reports that seat belt usage is currently at 86 percent amongst Nebraska, according to NSC data. The closest it has been to the 86... Read More

Norfolk Area Labor Force Reaches Lowest Mark in 24 Years

NORFOLK - The Norfolk area unemployment rate is dropping, but it's not because more people are getting hired. Preliminary labor statistics released Friday show that the Norfolk area, made up of Madison, Pierce and Stanton Counties, saw its unemplo... Read More

Congressional Candidate Visits Madison County Democrats

NORFOLK — Health care was on the mind of congressional candidate Dennis Crawford on Thursday night. The Lincoln personal injury attorney and Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Congressional District One spoke at an event for Madison County De... Read More

Car Totaled In 1st Street Crash

NORFOLK — A car was totaled following a rear-end accident in Norfolk on Thursday afternoon. A northbound sedan rear-ended an SUV on 1st street just south of Norfolk Middle School around 3:45 PM. The Norfolk police department and Norfolk Fire ... Read More

Legislature Considering NSP Probe in Aftermath of NCN Invesigation

Omaha, NE.—Already the subject of a possible criminal investigation, the troubled Nebraska State Patrol is now in the sights of the Nebraska Legislature. The patrol's problems, which erupted (see video above) following an exclusive investigation... Read More

Special Deputy Describes Investigation After Ty Thomas Disappearance

AUBURN - Kerry Crosby of the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office has filed an arrest  affidavit in connection with the first degree murder charge against 36-year-old Joshua Keadle, who is reported to be the last person to see Peru State College stu... Read More

Alternatives For Success Program Collaborates with Verges Park

NORFOLK, NE — Area students got down and dirty as they prepped Verges Park for Halloween. On Wednesday the Alternatives for Success students collaborated up with The Haunted Cave for the second year. It’s a partnership Executive Director of th... Read More

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Restocked with Rainbow Trout

NORFOLK, NE — By now most Nebraska lakes and ponds are restocked with fish and ready to be caught. On Wednesday The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission loaded up over a thousand fish and dumped them into the pond at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park. The Commi... Read More