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Gov. Ricketts Announces Second International Trade Mission to Japan

Thursday,  Governor Pete Ricketts announced plans to lead a second international trade mission to Japan, nearly two years after his inaugural visit to Nebraska’s number one direct foreign investor and third largest trading partner.   G... Read More

Northeast to continue to host Nebraska high school state journalism contest

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska High School State Journalism Championships will be returning to Norfolk. The Norfolk Area Sports Council (NASC) and Northeast Community College, which have partnered to host the past three Nebraska School Activities As... Read More

(Audio) Lawsuit Dismissed In Fremont Costco Case

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with interim Fremont city administrator Brian Newton)   On July 12, 2016, the Mayor and Fremont City Council declared the South Fremont Industrial Redevelopment Area as blighted and substa... Read More

(Audio) Busy Summer Planned At West Point Library

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Mary Jo Mack)   An exciting summer reading program is planned for children of all ages at the John A. Stahl Library in West Point.   Librarian Mary Jo Mack says the summer ... Read More

Governor's Budget Vetoes Survive Override Motions By Legislature

Gov. Pete Ricketts got his way Wednesday as all his line-item vetoes survived override motions from the Legislature. Ricketts acted on the state's mainline budget bill Monday with line-item vetoes that amounted to $56.5 million in budget cuts. Mos... Read More

Norfolk Teen dies in Knox County Accident

An 18-year old Norfolk Teen died in a two-vehicle wreck in Knox County Wednesday afternoon. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Sara Hubert was struck by 17-year old Josh Rosberg, of Wausa, at about 3:45 p.m. at the Junctio... Read More

(AUDIO) Tornado touches down on Cuming/Stanton County Line

New information: A tornado reportedly touched down on the Cuming/Stanton County Line on Wednesday. National Weather Service Meteorologist Dave Fobert. "It was pretty isolated. And as far as I know that one Farmstead was the only damage associated ... Read More

Senator Walz Votes For $1.1-Billion In Spending Cuts

  The legislature approved the final biennium budget today, cutting approximately $1.1 billion in spending. Senator Lynne Walz stated, “facing a billion dollar shortfall in my first legislative session was challenging. I voted to make necessa... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Novozymes Unveil $36 Million Investment in Blair

Less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Tuesday that the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America.  The com... Read More

(Audio)  More Storms To Pummel Northeast Nebraska And Western Iowa

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Meteorologist Cathy Zapotockny)   At one point last night, more than 17,000 OPPD customers were without power due to the storms that moved thru eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. &... Read More

Hubbard man's trial in Iowa death of wife set for June

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) _ A Hubbard man will stand trial next month for the death in northwestern Iowa of his estranged wife. Reports say that 29-year-old Rogelio Morales has been ordered to stand trial on June 6 in Woodbury County District Court. ... Read More

Man dies after being run over by farm implement

WAKEFIELD, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 63-year-old man has been killed in a northeast Nebraska farm accident. The Dixon County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday that someone called 911 to report the accident around 9 p.m. Saturday, ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Novozymes Unveil $36 Million Investment in Blair

BLAIR – Today, less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America. ... Read More

Crop-dusting plane runs out of fuel and crashes, pilot unhurt

BEE, Neb. (AP) _ A pilot has walked away unhurt after he crash-landed his crop-dusting plane in southeast Nebraska. Bruce Baird told the Lincoln Journal Star   that his plane ran out of fuel around 6:45 p.m. Monday, so he brought it down in a cornfi... Read More