Iowa Democratic governor candidate Nate Boulton suspends campaign after sexual misconduct report

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Democratic governor candidate Nate Boulton suspended his campaign Thursday after allegations of sexual misconduct came to light. Three women had alleged that Stat... Read More

Three badly injured in fiery head-on crash near Mead, Nebraska

Three people suffered critical injuries and were flown by medical helicopters to Omaha for treatment after a fiery head-on crash north of Mead, Nebraska, on Thursday afternoon. The crash occurred about 2:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 77 near County Road... Read More

80-year-old Nebraska woman uses lawn mowing business for exercise, therapy

KEARNEY, Neb. — What started as a “little pastime” turned into a mowing business that also serves as therapy and exercise for 80-year-old Ginny Kotschwar of Kearney. “When you’re on the end of a mower you can be singing, you can be prayi... Read More

Economic Leaders Converge in Columbus

COLUMBUS - Economic development leaders from the greater 88 counties outside of Nebraska's two biggest cities, converged in Columbus on Thursday. The Greater Nebraska Workforce Innovation Act Board and Chief Elected Officials Board (CEOB) held one... Read More

Project Search Students Graduate From Program on Thursday

COLUMBUS - Columbus Community Hospital staff members said teary-eyed good byes to another group of graduates from their Project Search program. The program allows students, in their final year of high school,  to learn work place skills, as well ... Read More

Illinois Woman Arrested in Norfolk Trying to Open Account With Fake ID

NORFOLK - An Illinois woman is in jail after authorities say she was part of a cell-phone and fake ID scheme. 21-year old Dominique Wittmeyer was arrested Wednesday morning. Norfolk Police Captain Don Miller says police were called by staff at Mid... Read More

Man Sentenced to Jail for Meth After Being Caught Shoplifting

COLUMBUS - A man is headed to prison for possession of meth after being caught shoplifting from a local store, says court records. Tayler Randall, 26, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possessing the controlled substance, says records. R... Read More

Captioned screenings at Lincoln movie theater

LINCOLN — Star Wars fans won’t have to hear to appreciate Han Solo’s intergalactic sarcasm. Moviegoers who are deaf or hard of hearing will be able to read dialogue subtitles on the screen this Saturday at a Lincoln theater’s sho... Read More

Nebraska Department of Transportation seeks witty and creative safety messages

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is seeking the public’s ideas for amusing safe driving advice for its “Friday Safety Messages.” The messages will be posted on electronic message boards along Nebraska’s Interstates and major highw... Read More

Grand Isand Pair Critically Injured in Hwy 81/91 Collision

HUMPHREY - The sheriff's office has identified the pair critically injured in a collision at the intersection of Highways 81 and 91 on Wednesday. Thomas Hayes, 71, and Delores Hayes, 69, both of Grand Island, were eastbound on Highway 91 when they... Read More

Norfolk Man Avoiding Murder Trial For Now

MADISON - A Norfolk murder case will not be going to trial. Forty-nine year old Rodolfo Castaneda-Morjeon was ruled not competent enough to stand trial on Wednesday. He was facing first-degree murder and weapon charges. Castaneda-Morjeon was accused... Read More