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Sen Brasch Weekly Column

The 7th week of the 2nd Session of the 105th Legislature started on Monday, February 5th. Many have asked me how many days are we into this short 60 Day session? Monday, February 12 was Session Day 25, we are getting closer to being halfway through t... Read More

(Audio) Phone Scams Reported In West Point Area

Area residents have reported to the police that they've received some scam phone calls.   Officer John Adams tells the KTIC newsroom the scams involve people pretending to call for money to help the victim's relatives out of some type of t... Read More

Family Left Homeless Following House Fire In Hoskins

On Sunday night just before 11:00 p.m. a rural Hoskins family lost their home to a fire that completely destroyed their residence in northwestern Stanton County on 563rd Avenue.   Three members of the Aaron Gnirk family were taken to FRHS ... Read More

Missouri River reservoirs ready for spring runoff

The officials who manage the reservoirs along the Missouri River say the system is in good shape to handle this spring's runoff. John Remus with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the reservoirs are ready to reduce flood risk in the region even... Read More

Elkhorn Valley Museum and Alternatives for Success team up to help the public learn about birds

During the upcoming week, students from the Alternatives for Success program at Norfolk High School will learn about local birds, including how to dissect an owl pellet and how to make a bird feeder out of recycled materials. Then, on February 17thfr... Read More

Northeast’s winter concert set for Sunday

NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College music department will present its Winter Concert on Sunday, February 11, at 2 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk. Under the direction of Dr. Linda Boullion, the Northeast Concert Choir will ... Read More

Northeast offering late February classes and a March Class at area campuses

Northeast Community College is offering classes at its Norfolk, Hartington, and South Sioux City campuses at the end of the month and one class in March. Information on each course can be found below: NORFOLK - Northeast Community College will off... Read More

NCTA and Mississippi State announce poultry partnership

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Leaders from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture and Mississippi State University signed a cooperative agreement Wednesday  designed to train workforce entrants for the midwestern state’s burgeoning poultry industr... Read More

UNL chancellor statement on 'white nationalist' student

The chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has issued a statement saying a student who described himself in a widely circulated online video as a white nationalist has a First Amendment right to express his views. In recent days, people ... Read More

Nebraska lawmaker pitches medical cannabis ballot measure

Nebraska residents could gain a constitutional right to use medical marijuana under a proposed ballot measure presented Thursday to lawmakers. Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln pitched a new version of a legalization measure to the Legislature's Judici... Read More

(Audio) West Point City Council Meeting 2-7

Following Wednesday night's West Point City Council meeting, Jeff Axtell spoke with City Administrator Tom Goulette   (click here to hear interview)...... Read More

(Audio & Video) Rural Radio Forum: Nebraska's Property Tax

The February 6th Rural Radio Forum focused on Nebraska property taxes, particularly with agricultural land. The forum featured interviews with each of the three major proposals in the Legislature that address the property tax issue. Senator ... Read More

Parents salute two from NCTA

CURTIS, Neb. – Parents appreciating college faculty and staff for their work with students is a tradition at the University of Nebraska and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis. Two individuals were honored recently with the Uni... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Index Declines

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index declined slightly in January from December's weak reading, remaining below growth neutral. However, organizers say the monthly survey of rural bank CEO's in the Midwest is significantly higher than the ... Read More