Ricketts issues emergency proclamation over dry conditions

Gov. Pete Ricketts' office Friday issued an emergency proclamation due to abnormally dry conditions in Nebraska. The proclamation activates provisions in the State Emergency Operations Pl... Read More

New Event Center Opens Just in Time for Butler County Fair

DAVID CITY - The Butler County Fair has seen a noticeable upgrade this year with the last minute opening of the new event center. Butler County Fair Board Member Colleen Coufal says the building has not been 100 percent completed, but  she says t... Read More

Nebraska High Court Rejects Norfolk Bank Killer's Appeal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday rejected a death-row inmate's call for his murder convictions in one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history to be overturned because he said the lawyer defending him was incompetent. ... Read More

Veterans Park to

WEST POINT - The challenge was to find a unique way to honor veterans, and a group in West Point believes they’ve done just that. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday for the American Veterans Park being built in downtown West Point. While ... Read More

Parking Lot Protest Before Sentencing in Madison County

MADISON, NE — A sentencing in Madison County drew protesters to the parking lot of the Madison County courthouse. Parents of Francisco Zephier, a 26-year old charged with sexual assault on an 11-year old, voiced their opinions on the Madison Co... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Emergency Proclamation Due to Dry Conditions

Lincoln, Neb. - As the state continues to have an abnormally dry summer, the governor has issued an emergency proclamation. Gov. Pete Ricketts issued the proclamation on Friday morning which allows Nebraska's Emergency Management Agency to activat... Read More

State Patrol Cracking Down on Unsafe Driving

LINCOLN, NEB. (NSP) — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and Nebraska Department of Transportation are reminding motorists to pay attention for motorcycles on Nebraska roadways. There have been 13 motorcyclists killed on Nebraska roads since the st... Read More

Monster Trucks Returning to the Pierce County Fair

NORFOLK - A few dozen got a glimpse on Thursday of what they can expect at this year’s Pierce County Fair. The monster truck Ghost Ryder made an appearance in Norfolk Thursday ahead of monster truck night in Pierce on Friday, which will feature ... Read More

SUV Rolls Over into Trees, Bushes and Cornfield near Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. - An SUV flipped and landed in trees and bushes in rural Platte County on Thursday. The incident is still under investigation but a Platte County Sheriff Deputy on scene said he believes, just after 12:30 p.m. a man driving a Kia S... Read More

First Appearance in Madison County for Neligh Man Charged with Sexual Assault

NORFOLK, NE — A Neligh man charged with sexual assault of a child and child abuse in Antelope County was in Madison County District Court facing similar charges. 51-year old Darryl Lierman is now charged with three new charges of conspiracy to c... Read More

Fish Deaths Piled up on Loup Canal

MONROE -  Due to the warm weather, Loup Power Officials were forced to divert water from  flowing into the Loup Canal from the Loup River. Loup was forced to stop allowing water flow into the canal, because of restriction in their licensing orde... Read More