The Ghost Town that Refuses to Die and the Man Behind it

MARS, NE — It’s a place out of this world and also out of sight. Nestled in a valley west of Royal sits Mars. It’s surrounded by rolling hills, roaming cattle and plenty of history. No one... 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

Kids Learn the Importance of Fire Prevention

BATTLE CREEK, NE — For Carrie Knull, fire prevention started nine years ago. “I just took it by the ropes and I started doing it, I started to write the program. I had seven kids to begin with and now I’m up to 18." For almost a decade Kn... Read More

City Taking Applications for Citizens Review Board

NORFOLK, NE — If you want to be a part of future development, the city of Norfolk has a job for you. Since the Riverfront District was approved by the Norfolk City Council a citizens review board must be put into place. Norfolk Mayor Josh Mo... Read More

Madison Man has Stabbing Case Bound Over to District Court

NORFOLK – A Madison man charged with assault waived his rights to a preliminary hearing in Madison County Court Monday. 34-year old James Kyriss had his case bound over to district court where he could enter a plea after police say he stabbed an... Read More

Crows Nest Offers Haunted Corn Maze, Corn Pit and More

NORFOLK, NE — There’s a new pumpkin patch and corn maze in town. According to the owners of the Crows Nest, Angie and Chris Sovereign they weren’t sure pumpkins would be able to grow. Luckily they did, and after the pumpkins started grow... Read More

YMCA Haunted Forest Back, More Scares Guaranteed

NORFOLK, NE -- There's a haunted forest off Highway 275, at least just for the weekend. The Norfolk YMCA is hosting their second annual haunted forest rides at the Kiwanis Campgrounds Friday and Saturday. 'Master-scarer' Barb Preusker says this... Read More

Man Pleads Guilty in Murder and Dismemberment Case

DAKOTA CITY, NE — A 19-year old avoided a possible life sentence after entering a plea deal Tuesday. Brayan Galvan-Hernandez pled no contest to one count of attempted second degree murder and one count of accessory to a felony for his involvemen... Read More

OCT Pipe Status Leaves More Questions than Answers

NORFOLK, NE -- An empty field full of potential now symbolizes what could be empty promises. Almost two years ago, Texas based manufacturer OCT Pipe announced a multi-million dollar plant to be constructed in Norfolk that would bring hundreds of j... Read More

Aging Demographics an Economic Concern for State Chamber

NORFOLK, NE — Baby boomers leaving the workforce has become a concern for business leaders. On Monday afternoon the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce visited Norfolk to talk about the upcoming legislative year. Vice President of Public Affai... Read More

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - After largely escaping the wrath of Hurricane Irma earlier this month, Puerto Rico was not as fortunate today as Hurricane Maria made landfall this morning. The Category 4 hurricane made landfall just after 6 a.m. EDT in th... Read More