Broken Bow Receives Award from Nebraska Concrete Paving Association

BROKEN BOW--After years of construction in downtown Broken Bow, a little recognition is appreciated. Broken Bow recently received the Nebraska Concrete Paving Association (NCPA) award for the Urban St... Read More

State Senator Introduces Legislation Package to Secure Election Integrity

LINCOLN - State Senator John Murante held a press conference this morning to discuss his election integrity legislation package. For the past two years Senator Murante has undertaken legislation to ensure the integrity of Nebraska's elections. Tod... Read More

Man pleads guilty to threatening Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to threatening Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa. Court records say Robert Simet, of Omaha, entered the plea Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Council Bluffs. The charge: violen... Read More

Troopers Arrest Man for Possession of Ketamine

GRAND ISLAND - Authorities have arrested a man for possession of multiple controlled substances, including a large quantity of the anesthetic ketamine, during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. Just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a westb... Read More

Gage County Approves Plan For Better Communication Coverage

BEATRICE -  An old communications tower at Blue Springs will finally come down, and Gage County officials have approved an agreement with a company to boost coverage by placing equipment on a different tower about six miles east of Odell. County ... Read More

Crime Stoppers Week of January 17 **VIDEO**

FREMONT - Check out this week’s Crime Stoppers report from Officer Gartner with the Fremont Police Department. "Our agency is investigating a criminal mischief case #137. The incident took place in the 2000 block of Bramblewood Drive, when a BB... Read More

Sprague Home Destroyed in Overnight Fire

SPRAGUE, Neb. (KOLN) - Fire crews say no one was hurt in an overnight mobile home fire in Sprague, but the structure is a total loss. The call came in around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night regarding the fire north of 3rd and Market Street. The Lanca... Read More

Free meals proposed for low-income public school students

LINCOLN - Nebraska public school students from low-income families would receive free breakfasts and lunches under a bill heard by the Education Committee Jan. 16. Under LB771, introduced by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, public schools participatin... Read More

Cell Phone Video Captures Vehicle on Fire Near North Bend

NORTH BEND, Neb. - NCN received cell phone video of a fire near North Bend. Cory Reeder took video with his cell phone of a vehicle on fire one mile west of North Bend. They don't believe anybody was injured in the incident. NCN has not confirm... Read More

Council Approves Purchase of 3 Columbus Police SUV's

COLUMBUS, Neb. - The Columbus City Council approved three new police SUV's. According to CPD Captain Doug Molczyk, the department will purchase three Ford Explorers in order to keep their fleet updated. The oldest models in the fleet will be sold.... Read More

Privacy Restrictions For Automatic License-Plate Readers Advanced

LINCOLN - A bill meant to protect the privacy of Nebraskans whose license plate numbers are recorded by some government-operated cameras advanced from general file Jan. 10. Introduced by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, LB93 would restrict how law enf... Read More