Polar Plunge Returning to Southeast Nebraska

The Southeast Nebraska Polar Plunge is returning for its fifth year at Auburn’s Legion Memorial Park on March 7 to benefit disabled athletes who are part of Special Olympics Nebraska. Also returnin... Read More

HUMPHREY – (Updated at 4:20 PM, Thursday) A serious accident on Highway 81, just north of Humphrey has sent at least one patient to an Omaha hospital via Life Net's helicopter. Just after 3:00 PM Thursday, a vehcile collided with a manure semi at t... Read More

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) - A Platte River ice jam near Omaha has broken up on its own, so officials have canceled plans to attack it with dynamite. The 1½-mile-long jam had backed up river water in western Douglas County, just west of Omaha, and parts... Read More

ALBION - Two Boone County teenagers are facing felony charges after law enforcement officials say they broke into the Petersburg Fire Hall. Eighteen-year old Christian Ketteler and 19-year old Bryce Paulsen made their first appearances in Boone Co... Read More

NORFOLK – Many big ticket issues surrounding agriculture will be on display in March at the 27th Governor's Ag Conference in Kearney. Governor Pete Ricketts announced in a conference call Thursday morning that his first Governor's Ag Conference ... Read More

NORFOLK - A Norfolk doctor has been put on probation and fined following allegations of an illicit relationship with a patient. An agreed settlement between the Nebraska Attorney General's office and Dr. Rodrigo Gomez-Cordero was signed by the Dep... Read More

Richardson County prosecutors have filed charges against a Falls City man on allegations that he stole an anvil from a garage on Schoenheit Street. Joshua D. Choate, 27, is charged with theft and tampering with a witness. Court records say the gar... Read More

ALBION - A Petersburg man facing multiple animal cruelty charges is asking for a preliminary hearing. Sixty-six year old James Majerus made his initial appearance in Boone County Court Thursday. Majerus faces 13 counts of animal cruelty and neglec... Read More

NORFOLK -- It’s a little known service that the City of Norfolk provides. For $40, a deceased pet can be incinerated at the Water Pollution Control Plant/Transfer Station with its ashes returned to the owner within a day or so. A new incinerator... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wednesday announcing the appointment says the sub... Read More

GRAND ISLAND -- Several times a day, sportsmen visit local gun shops, their sights set on rimfire ammunition. More often than not, they don't hit their target. For more than a year and a half, outdoorsmen have had a hard time finding rimfire cartr... Read More