U.S. Senator Opposes Lowering of Ozone Standard at Local Hearing

COLUMBUS - Area leaders say Nebraska will be negatively affected if a proposed EPA ruling to lower ozone standards is passed, and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer conducted a field hearing with stakeholders... Read More

ALBION - A judge went against a plea agreement and handed out a stiffer sentence to a Petersburg man convicted of animal neglect. Sixty-six year old James Majerus was sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation in Boone County Dist... Read More

LINCOLN -  The Nebraska State Patrol released this morning that there will be an increase in their presence for the Husker home football games during the 2015 season. Troopers and communications specialists will be working overtime hours during t... Read More

LINCOLN - For the third straight year, The Team Jack Radiothon is coming back Thursday, September 3rd. Last year, Team Jack raised $60,000 for pediatric brain cancer. Father of Jack Hoffman, Andy Hoffman is looking forward to the event. "We... Read More

FALLS CITY - Joshua Nincehelser once walked the halls of the Richardson County Courthouse as a Richardson County Deputy. Now he faces charges that could land him spending the rest of his life in prison. Joshua Nincehelser, 26, of Dawson stood bef... Read More

After being stuck above the national average, gas prices in the Midwest have started to fall again. One of the region’s big refineries — which make gasoline out of crude oil — had been offline, leading to persistently higher prices at the pu... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY -- Police report that nine-year-old Alex Peter of Nebraska City sustained serious injuries Monday after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car on Central Avenue near 22nd Street. The boy was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk ... Read More

HUMBOLDT - After beating Tri County 8-7 in their first game, Humboldt-Table Rock-Steiner looks to continue their success the rest of this season. The Titans now have already matched their win total from a year ago. Coach Quentin Coatney is enterin... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Area Chamber's Green Council is no more. Chamber officials announced on Monday that the Chamber's Board of Directors is not re-activating the Green Council for the remainder of the year. The move comes as the board looks to r... Read More

NORFOLK - Fire damaged a downtown Norfolk building early Tuesday Norfolk Fire was sent to the Appeara uniform and linen company building at the corner of 2nd Street and Braasch Avenue around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Initial calls indicated that a warehouse... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Faced with expenses in the millions of dollars for un-budgeted road work, departments with scattered pay raises over the past four years and two broken-down dump trucks that threaten to cripple the city’s snow removal, city commis... Read More