Tornadoes and Golf Ball Size Hail Hit Southeast Nebraska

STERLING, NE - Strong thunderstorms along a cold front brought severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings to southeast Nebraska Sunday night. A tornado was reported near Firth, NE; funnel clouds were s... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Nebraska State Patrol says a Duncan man died in motorcycle accident Saturday night. Michael Gross, 51-years-old, was killed as a result of a two-vehicle accident on HWY 81, two miles North of the HWY 64 junction. "There was two v... Read More

COLUMBUS - A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with an SUV Saturday night. The accident occurred two miles North of the 7 Mile Mini Mart on HWY 81 around 10:00 p.m. "There was two vehicles traveling northbound on highway 81; one being a mo... Read More

BUTLER COUNTY -- Nebraska Highway 92 in Butler County has been closed at Road F following a serious traffic that has sent five to area hospitals, some in serious condition. According a Butler County Sheriff's official, the Saturday night accident hap... Read More

The story of rural schools and an Otoe County man who died at the age of 26 fighting German forces in World War II Europe are stitched together. Betty Stukenholtz, who helped preserve the Harmony one-room school and organizes the rural school reun... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH, NE - It’s difficult for the Hughes family to talk about Maddie without smiling. The 7-year-old girl who loved glitter, butterflies and dancing was an in-your-face kind of child, living every minute of every day to the fullest. ... Read More

DONIPHAN - The shells are flying in Doniphan for the 2015 Cornhusker Jr/Sr High School Trap Shoot. Just over 2,500 kids from across the country came together this week for what is boasted as one of the biggest trap shooting events in the world. Wi... Read More

Mayhew Cabin in Nebraska City will be closing off a portion of its exhibits for reconstruction. The Nelson Foundation gave Mayhew Cabin funding in 2014 to conduct a study.  Architects advised renovating the cave and tunnel, which will be closed u... Read More

DES MOINES, IA (KTIV) - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has declared a state of emergency in Iowa following the outbreak of avian influenza. “While the avian influenza outbreak does not pose a risk to humans, we are taking the matter very seriously... Read More

DES MOINES, IA (KTIV) - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has declared a state of emergency in Iowa following the outbreak of avian influenza. “While the avian influenza outbreak does not pose a risk to humans, we are taking the matter very seriously... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE- Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast in Nebraska City has been selected as one of the 80 stops on the 2015 Nebraska Tourism Commission Passport Program. The Passport program, which encourages travelers to explore Nebraska, include... Read More