July 4th Travel Projected to be Busiest Since 2007

LINCOLN - This 4th of July holiday period is projected to be the busiest since 2007, according to AAA. According to the agency, 41.9 million American's will travel this holiday period. This on top... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health authorities have reported the state's first human case of West Nile virus for 2015. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Department said in a news release Thursday that someone who lives in the Central Dist... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus woman is facing felony fraud in Platte County Court after applying for, and accepting, benefits for children that do not live with her. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says police officers responded to a Nuisance/Trash V... Read More

Looking for a quick weekend getaway? You don't have to travel far according to the VacationIdea Dream Vacation Magazine. They compiled a list of 17 beautiful spots in Nebraska you must visit. Some of the list included: Marina Inn Hotel in Sioux C... Read More

HUMBOLDT - A Pedal Tractor Pull Contest will be held at the O.P.P.D. parking lot in Humboldt. This fun event is scheduled for Friday, July 24th and gives kids a chance to show off their skills on a tractor. The contest will begin at 3:30 P.M. and ... Read More

NORFOLK - Smoke blanketed part of Norfolk south of Omaha Avenue Thursday morning thanks to a fire at the former Norfolk Livestock Market. Fire officials were dispatched to the Market on S. 1st St. around 10 a.m. A large pile of hay bales had caugh... Read More

WEST POINT - A propane leak is being blamed for the explosion at the West Point Sapp Brothers distribution center on Wednesday. A news release from the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office says a propane delivery truck was being serviced in the ga... Read More

SIDNEY, IA - The Fremont County Fair in Sidney will host the Commodity Carnival this summer. The Commodity Carnival provides interactive, hands-on games to show youth the components and challenges of animal production. It is a featured event of th... Read More

AUBURN - District Judge Daniel Bryan sentenced a former Johnson County Central High School teacher to prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student. Carrie J. Miller, 25, of Tecumseh earlier entered no contest pleas in Johnson and Nemaha counti... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts came under fire by State Sen. Ernie Chambers on Wednesday for donating $100,000 to an effort to restore Nebraska’s death penalty. Chambers, the state’s leading opponent of capital punishment, said it was inapprop... Read More

FARRAGUT – The Farragut Community School District needs voter approval to move forward with meeting some of the requirements outlined by the Iowa Department of Education. After closing its elementary and vocational-agricultural buildings, the sc... Read More