Nebraska lawmakers begin debate on fantasy sports bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers kicked off debate Tuesday on an industry-backed bill that would impose new regulations on fantasy sports websites, which critics see as a form of gambling. ... Read More

Bone chilling cold this morning, sun tomorrow, significant snow by Sunday?

VALLEY/OMAHA -- A Wind Chill Advisory from Norfolk south to the Kansas border calls for wind chills from 15 below zero to near 30 below zero through noon today. A Wind Chill Warning has been issued north and west of Norfolk until noon today as foreca... Read More

Wind-Fueled Fire Destroys Madison Home

MADISON - A Madison house is destroyed following a Monday afternoon fire. Madison Fire and Rescue was called to the house fire at 703 S. Main Street around noon. Heavy smoke could be seen blowing from the roof of the building, which later turned int... Read More

Norfolk Man Returns to Jail With Six New Charges

NORFOLK — A Norfolk man is in jail for the second time in 2018 after racking up a laundry list of charges for suspicious behavior over the weekend. According to a news release from Norfolk Police Captain Don Miller, authorities were called to 104 ... Read More

13-year-old Shelby Girl Killed in Hunting Accident

GENOA, Neb. - A teenage girl from Shelby was killed in a hunting accident in Genoa Sunday evening. According to the Nance County Sheriff's Office, a 13-year-old girl was hunting with her father and two family friends around 5:30 p.m., along the Lo... Read More

Man Dies in Rural St. Edward House Fire

ST. EDWARD, Neb. - A house fire in rural St. Edward killed a man in Boone County last Friday. According to the Boone County Sheriff's Office,  the St. Edward Fire Department responded to a fire around 5:30 a.m. Friday and found a 39-year-old man... Read More

First MLK Day Breakfast Features Message of Unity

NORFOLK - Unity doesn’t mean uniformity. That was the message of the first annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast hosted by the City of Norfolk’s Diversity Council on Monday. The event was held in conjunction with Northeast Community College a... Read More

Hubbard Man Tased, Arrested After Fleeing From Authorities

SOUTH SIOUX CITY - A 36-year old Hubbard man faces numerous charges after an incident last Thursday that saw him flee from officers. According to the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened just before 8 p.m. Thursday when a deputy a... Read More

Windchills of 30 degrees below zero expected Monday and Tuesday

OMAHA/VALLEY -- A wind chill advisory has been issued for northeast Nebraska from 4 AM Monday until noon on Tuesday. Wind chill readings will fall to around 20 below early Monday morning with values of 25 below to 30 below possible Monday night into ... Read More

Tourism Helped Drive Norfolk’s Economy in 2017

NORFOLK — Tourism’s impact was felt in northeast Nebraska in 2017. Whether the visitors were drawn because of national acts, local productions or sports, they contributed to the local economy to the tune of around $6.5 million. The Norfolk Area... Read More

Authorities: Body Found in Northeast Nebraska Fire

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a man's body has been found inside a house that burned down in northeastern Nebraska's Dakota City. The Sioux City Journal reports that the fire was reported late Thursday night. The Dakota County Sheriff'... Read More