Bo Pelini insults A.D. Shawn Eichorst; University responds

LINCOLN — Bo Pelini became the new head football coach at Youngstown State Wednesday. He didn’t leave Nebraska without expressing disdain for Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst. Pelini ... Read More

Offices at the Otoe County Courthouse had a visit Wednesday morning  from Santa Claus and County Treasurer Nikki Kreifels who was judging the decorated door contest. Kreifels: "It was a very, very close race. It was very difficult to pick the... Read More

COLUMBUS - Loup Power District says it's customers should be wary of an suspicious calls. Loup Power District Officials say their has been an increased number of scam incidents reported by their customers over the past week.  Customers have repor... Read More

WAYNE - The Northeast Nebraska Public Power District is looking to make things more convenient for their customers. At a the board meeting Tuesday an incentive plan was approved that says if a customer switches to paperless bill statements, they w... Read More

A pickup truck owned by Bo Duvall of Nebraska City caught fire  Wednesday morning in the Walmart parking lot. Duvall told Fire Chief Alan Viox that he had the truck running, but it stopped. It was hard to re-start and then Duvall noticed smoke f... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An Omaha man who stabbed and wounded a police officer has been sentenced to prison. A Douglas County judge on Tuesday sentenced 30-year-old Gary Jackson to two consecutive sentences of 10 to 25 years. Jackson previously pleaded ... Read More

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) -- Police say a man seen running down a Grand Island street wielding a two-by-four was chasing a home burglary suspect. An officer stopped the 31-year-old man he saw running with the wooden board around 3 a.m. Sunday. The... Read More

Businessman Bruce Kreifels says it's too hard to get out and see all the great musical talent around the Great Plains, so he is hoping to bring them to Nebraska City. Kreifels envisions a Jeep rally and up to four concerts each summer on his land ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Slumberland Furniture is working to provide families in need with new beds this Christmas season. Employees and volunteers gathered at the store Tuesday morning for the kick off. Through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program,... Read More

The Cass County Board of Commissioners appointed a new County Clerk during their meeting Tuesday morning. Previous Clerk Gary Wohlers resigned after two weeks in the office, leaving an empty seat to be filled.  Gerri Draper, who lost to Wohlers i... Read More

NORFOLK - Tejas Tubular is expected to make the next step in constructing a new facility in Norfolk soon. Norfolk Finance Director Randy Gates informed the City Council Monday that Tejas' will soon be formally applying for LB840 economic developme... Read More