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Escaped Nebraska inmate captured in western Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Officials say an armed Nebraska inmate who escaped in a government vehicle transporting him has been captured in western Iowa. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office ... Read More

(Audio) West Point Optimist Club Hears From Gary Fugman

At Wednesday's West Point Optimist Club meeting at the Pizza Ranch in West Point, they heard from Gary Fugman from Decatur. He talked about and showed photos of the recent solar eclipse.   Gary started the Nebraska Northeast Astronomy C... Read More

Inmate Escapes In Saunders County - Armed And Dangerous

Authorities with the Nebraska State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies are urging the public to be on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from a prisoner transport Wednesday in Saunders County. The inmate is 37 year old Eric Scott. Scott ... Read More

(AUDIO) Human Trafficking Survivor Home Expected to open in Sioux City later this year

Lila Mae's House, a home for survivors of Human Trafficking, is expected to open in Sioux City in December. Siouxland Restoration Center Board President Sister Shirley Fineran says the house will be able to hold more women than a lot of other places.... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

Governor Ricketts to Host First Annual Nebraska Steak Fry

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced plans for an annual "Nebraska Steak Fry" that will debut with four fellow Republican governors. The governor's re-election campaign said Wednesday the event will include Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Missouri Gov. Eri... Read More

(AUDIO) MOPS Group starting up at West Point Church

Christ Place Church in West Point has created a new group called MOPS, which stands for Mothers of Preschoolers. Co-Leader Ashley Robinson. "It is for Moms of preschoolers, but it also includes Moms with kids from pregnancy through kindergarte... Read More

Northeast Nebraska man charged in wife's shooting death to stand trial

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ A man accused of shooting and killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station is now slated to stand trial in the first-degree murder case. According to reports, 41-year-old Bei Sheng Chen, of South Sioux City... Read More

Colfax County sees uptick in unlicensed youths driving

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) _ Colfax County is seeing more juveniles driving without a proper driver's license or permit. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl says there have been 10 to 15 such cases so far this year. One involved a 14-year-old who cras... Read More

Work Progresses At American Veterans Park

A crane arrived today at the site of the American Veterans Park on Main Street in West Point.  The first structure was raised on the site.   The American Veterans Park in Cuming County is a tribute to all veterans from across the United S... Read More

American Legion Riders Give Away A Harley Davidson Motorcycle

The American Legion Riders Chapter 159 in Beemer  has donated $15-hundred to the American Legion's Emergency Fund.   Member Vaughn Beed says they also had the drawing for their annual motorcycle giveaway last night in Beemer.   ... Read More