Stanton School Board Member Acquitted of Charges Related to Animal Abuse

STANTON, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska school board member has been found not guilty of charges related to animal cruelty. Court records say a judge acquitted 44-year-old Kirk Van Pelt after a... Read More

NORFOLK -- One-hundred more jobs are likely in Norfolk following this morning's announcement that Norfolk-based, Affiliated Foods Midwest and Associated Wholesale Grocers of Kansas City, Kansas are on a positive path to combine the two member-owned c... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Athleticism won the halter class at the Otoe County 4-H Horse Show Thursday. Justin Peto of Sterling, who showed draft horses when he lived in Ohio, described his Palomino Overo Paint named “Classy.” Peto: “She has a rea... Read More

DAVID CITY -  A plane crash in rural Butler County has resulted in the death of a Dorchester man. The Nebraska Radio Network says the Butler County Attorney's office reported 37-year-old Ragnar Emrich of Dorchester died at the scene of the cras... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Natalie Sturm’s 136-pound ewe was named the 4-H grand champion market lamb at the Otoe County Fair Thursday. The 15-year-old daughter of Becky and Nate Sturm of Nebraska City has been showing at the fair for three years and selec... Read More

STEINAUER - When you walk in the doors of the beautiful St. Anthony's Church in Steinauer, your jaw will drop. Fran Herrick, lifetime member of St. Anthony's Parrish, who has been an organist at the church for almost 50 years,  gave me a tour of St.... Read More

COLUMBUS - Two Platte County Attorneys will be heading to Salt Lake City to cross examine experts for a Columbus child abuse case, where an infant was left in serious condition. Platte County Supervisors approved the trip Tuesday, allowing County... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Repairs at a First Street crossing will temporarily close a popular detour route for the Fourth Corso viaduct, which closed about a year ago in August. City Administrator Grayson Path said First Street should be closed no more th... Read More

BEATRICE - Country singer Granger Smith and alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr. kicked off entertainment for the 2016 Gage County Fair Wednesday night. Before he took the stage, News Channel Nebraska's Dave Neifeildt had the opportunity to introduce him to an... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - District Judge Steven Burns revoked a community release bond for 25-year-old Andrew Lemrick Tuesday after his arrest for suspicion of distribution of marijuana. Lemrick, who is awaiting trial on a March charge of possession of ... Read More

OMAHA  – U.S. Census Bureau data show that taxpayers in Nebraska face significantly higher tax rates and tax burdens on income and property per person than in states to which Nebraska is losing income and population: Texas, Florida, Arizona, Col... Read More