Canterbury Cannibal Has Left Blair Area, Now in Norfolk

BLAIR – The presence in Washington County, earlier this year, of a man convicted in England for sex offenses upset many area residents. Nicknamed by media in the United Kingdom as “the Canterbu... Read More

Assault Leaves Pierce County Man With Pliers Lodged in Head

PIERCE, NE — A man is in jail after authorities say he lodged rusty pliers into the head of a co-worker. According to court documents, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of an assault at a business near Plainview just... Read More

Norfolk Couple Face Federal Fraud Charges

OMAHA - A Norfolk couple is looking at the possibility of federal prison time after an indictment was filed against them this week. According to federal court documents, 38-year old Justin Bertschinger and 46-year old Wendy Bertschinger were indic... Read More

Pierce County Man Killed in Plane Crash

PIERCE, NE — A rural Pierce County man is dead after a plane crash Wednesday evening. Pierce County Sheriff Rick Eberhardt says 69-year old James Fritz was the pilot of a two-seat single engine plane that crashed in a field about five miles north... Read More

UPDATE: Authorities Investigating Pierce County Plane Crash

PIERCE - Authorities are on the scene of a plane crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County Sheriff Rick Eberhardt confirmed that the single occupant of the aircraft was deceased. A Pierce County 911 dispatcher said that at 7:45 PM 5 miles north ... Read More

NPPD Urges Safety Around Downed Power Lines Amidst Severe Weather Season

COLUMBUS - NPPD is urging safety around downed power lines as severe weather season approaches. Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 25th-30th and NPPD is hoping residents will prepare for the possible dangers of downed power lines during this t... Read More

Nine Months After Being Destroyed by Fire; Osmond Grocery Store Re-Opens

OSMOND - Last summer, an electrical fire gutted a town staple in Osmond, the Tiger Town Food Center and Floral…the only grocery store for the city of 783 people. Now nine months later, Tiger Town is back.  The completely rebuilt grocery store op... Read More

Norfolk Man Arrested After Breaking Down Apartment Door

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man is in jail after witnesses say he broke down an apartment door. Police Captain Michael Bauer says 40-year old Shannon Vowell was arrested late Tuesday. Bauer says police were called to an apartment in the 100-block of North... Read More

5K Community Trail Run Comes to Norfolk

NORFOLK - The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District is hosting a fundraising event at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park  in Norfolk, which includes a 5K run, one mile walk and a Kids Dash. The 4th annual trail run will be held on April 14, 2018 where runners, ... Read More

Emerson and Tekamah Locations Added to National Register of Historic Places

LINCOLN — Two northeast Nebraska locations are getting official recognition for their historic importance. The Nebraska State Historical Society announced today that the Emerson City Park and the Tekamah Auditorium have been added to the National ... Read More

Highway Commission to Meet in Norfolk

NORFOLK - Northeast Nebraskans with an opinion on roads can get some face-time with state officials this week. The Nebraska State Highway Commission will be holding their latest meeting in Norfolk on Friday, March 23rd. According to the agenda,... Read More