Cattlemen's Ball celebrates 25 years with massive event in Pender
A major Nebraska fundraising event officially celebrated reaching the quarter-century milestone this weekend.
Northeast Community College graduate’s artwork featured on Voices Out of Nowhere cover
Drawing may not be Yovany Carrillo’s favorite activity, but others may beg to differ on the recent Northeast Community College graduate’s artistic abilities.
Great American Comedy Fest closes with legend Vicki Lawrence, four national acts
Vicki Lawrence will conclude the 14th Great American Comedy Festival at the Festival Gala June 17.
Northeast Community College introduces collegiate seal for 50th anniversary year
In recognition of its establishment 50-years ago, Northeast Community College has unveiled a new official insignia.
Norfolk Jr. High's Viergutz awarded with Assistant Principal of the Year Award
A northeast Nebraska junior high assistant principal was presented with an award from the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals.
Two diplomas in one weekend for seven area graduates
The families of students at two area high schools in northeast Nebraska celebrated their children earning both high school and college diplomas at the same time.
Gov. Pillen hosts Leon's food truck from Norfolk in celebration of LB562
The Leon's Food Truck made a trip to the Governor's Residence in Lincoln on Thursday.
Singer-Songwriter Feature night begins in Norfolk
A new event in Norfolk aims to highlight area artist's original music.
Norfolk woman is 4th person sentenced to prison in drug conspiracy case
A Norfolk woman, the fourth person in a drug conspiracy, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.
Relay for Life of Norfolk will be raising money for cancer research on Friday
A fundraising event to help fund cancer research will be taking place in northeast Nebraska on Friday.
Ribbon cutting celebrates library storywalk in Norfolk
The new library storywalk will be having a ribbon cutting in Norfolk next week.
WSC places four on CSC Academic All-District team
Alex Brandt, Logan Moeller, Wyatt Nissen and Gabe Peitz from Wayne State College have been named to the College Sports Communicators 2023 Academic All-District Men’s Track & Field / Cross Country Teams announced Wednesday.
WSC hosts first summer physics demonstrations workshop for teachers
Designed to help teachers generate more interest in science and physics among their students, Wayne State College hosted its first Summer Physics Demonstrations Workshop for middle school and high school teachers.
Dental office in Norfolk hit by car
A northeast Nebraska dental office is open this morning after its building was hit last night.
'Behind the Boom' premieres this weekend in Norfolk
Norfolk 7 Theatre will hold a morning showing of 'Behind the Boom' this Saturday June 3. The film provides an in-depth look of the history of the yearly firework show.
Spring, May were driest on record in metro and northeast Nebraska
May was drier than any month in its recorded history.
Shadow & Rocket: The Pets of the Week
If you’re interested in adopting Shadow and Rocket, you can contact the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska at 402-750-4665.
Congressman Flood to vote in favor of the nation's debt ceiling deal
Congressman Mike Flood will vote in favor of the nation's debt ceiling deal as he finds it as a responsible compromise.
Norfolk firework stand permit application due soon
The deadline for a firework stand permit is coming up in Norfolk.
Former Wynot teacher, coach sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to purchase sex with teen
Officials said that a former middle school teacher in Wynot was sentenced to 10 years in prison for child sex crimes.
NPD: Norfolk man arrested for alleged threats with cell phone cord, licking arresting officer
A 25-year-old northeast Nebraska man is accused of threatening another man with a phone charging cord and licking an officer during his arrest.
Man dies from explosion in Madison farming accident
A man reportedly died in Madison from a farming accident where he was repairing a tire.
Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska awarded $500,000 to boost tribal Internet services
The Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska will receive $500,000 for high-speed internet development as part of the Biden Administration’s “Internet for All” initiative.
NHS garden continues to grow
Nine years later, Norfolk High School's garden continues to grow.
Norfolk house fire leaves firefighter with minor injuries
Authorities said they responded to a garage fire Sunday morning in Norfolk.
Norfolk's final week of water main flushing
The last week of water main flushing in Norfolk will start May 31st and continue through June 2nd.
Deets Furniture begins new era with leadership from third generation
Deets Furniture announced a milestone for its family-owned business.
Humphrey ceremony urges remembrances of fallen soldiers throughout the year
Humphrey's Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Humphrey Community Center
Northeast Community College welding graduate hopes to inspire others
A recent graduate of the Northeast Community College welding program wants to create her own connection within a male dominated industry as she embarks on a new adventure that includes serving her country.
Annual event raises money in Norfolk
The annual Big Give event in Norfolk raised almost $300,000 this year.
Madison utilities superintendent accused of using company equipment, time for building personal house
A northeast Nebraska utilities superintendent is accused of misusing municipal equipment and resources, according to the state auditor’s office.
Nebraska renewable energy training programs struggle to recruit students amid national worker shortage
Every Tuesday and Thursday in the fall, Taylor Schneider and his students start class by gathering their equipment and stretching.
Madison House Assisted Living seeks collaborative effort with community to keep seniors active
The Madison House is seeking the collaboration of local business operators, speakers, and other community members to organize enriching activities for residents
SCSO arrests Omaha motorcyclist after Friday pursuit
Omaha man arrested following pursuit on a motorcycle through Stanton County.
LENRD asks JEO to complete study despite three dam proposal
The LENRD has stepped back from a no dam policy, approving JEO Consulting to finish its Battle Creek WFPO study. This despite past opposition against plans that include dams.
AquaVenture to make splashing comeback Memorial Day weekend
One northeast Nebraska town's water park is making a slash of a comeback Memorial Day weekend.
National Guard helicopters seen flying over Norfolk, Battle Creek
Northeast Nebraskans may have seen and heard low-flying helicopters buzzing around the area on Thursday.
Dougie: The Pet of the Week
If you’re interested in adopting Dougie, you can contact the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska at 402-750-4665.
Northeast hires alumnus as new men's basketball coach
Northeast Community College has tabbed an alumnus to helm the Hawks' basketball program.
Bands 'Lemon Fresh Day' and 'The Rude Band' is coming to Norfolk this June
On June 17th, Midtown Event Center will host Lemon Fresh Day and The Rude Band at the Point.
ERPPD names new general manager for district
The Elkhorn Rural Public Power District Board of Directors announced the new general manager on Thursday.
Wayne Police Department sees increase in 911 hang-up calls
Wayne Police Department said there has been a massive increase in 911 hang-up calls recently.
Hartington gets ready to unveil veterans memorial
After three years of planning and raising money, a northeast Nebraska veterans memorial will officially be dedicated this weekend.
Hartington native named UNK Graduate Student of the Year
A Hartington native, Rokusek earned a bachelor’s degree in psychobiology from UNK in May 2021 and graduated last week with a master’s degree in biology.
Madison County GOP held its general meeting focusing on the budget process
One county's GOP held its monthly meeting, where they tackled the city's budget, welcomed guest speakers, and more.
Macy man sentenced to 15 years in prison for firearm, drug trafficking crimes
A 37-year-old Macy man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug crimes.
WSC's Dr. White gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Iowa Motion Picture Association
Wayne State College's Dr. Michael White received an award from the Iowa Motion Picture Association.
Three Wayne State women golfers receive CSC Academic All-District honors
The Wayne State College women’s golf team had three players named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team announced Tuesday.
Sewer lining work begins May 30 in Norfolk
Norfolk will begin sewer lining work on Omaha Avenue starting May 30.
Pretrial hearing continued for 21-year-old accused of fatal Cedar County shooting
A pre-trial hearing has been continued for a Louisiana man accused of murder in northeast Nebraska.
Pierce senior overcomes ACL Injury, defies odds to claim trio of state championships
Dawson Raabe completed the trifecta, joining an extremely short and prestigious list of athletes who won three different Nebraska state championships in just one school year.
Irish musician heading to O'Neill this June
A musician from Ireland is coming to northeast Nebraska for a concert in June.
Briggs and Barrett Project closes out 2023 Norfolk Area Big Give Event
One northeast Nebraska town's fundraiser is giving a nonprofit the opportunity to raise funds to help more parents and save more infant lives.
Cost increase for license plate delivery in Madison County
Starting in July Plate renewals will cost $4 per plate when ordered through mail or online.
Reigle Cattle Company aiming to expand cattle operation in Madison
Reigle Cattle Company is taking steps to expand it's operations in Madison.
Unusual accident wreaks havoc on Highway 275 traffic in Stanton County for several hours
A Monday afternoon accident on Highway 275 in northeast Nebraska created traffic issues for nearly seven hours.
Burgess pleads guilty to felony related to illegal abortion case
A northeast Nebraska teenager will be sentenced this summer after pleading guilty to a felony related to a high-profile abortion case.
Pierce native serves aboard forward-deployed Navy warship in Japan
Seaman Ren Gleason, a native of Pierce, Nebraska, serves in Japan aboard a forward-deployed U.S. Navy warship.
Stanton man arrested for domestic assault, DWI over weekend
Authorities were called to a physical disturbance in Stanton County that led to the arrest of a 32-year-old Stanton man.
NPD: Man arrested in Norfolk for warrant, drugs
A 31-year-old was arrested in Norfolk for drug charges over the weekend, according to police.
Norfolk man receives misdemeanors after yelling about people being naked
Authorities said they arrested a 63-year-old Norfolk man for disturbing the peace after he was reportedly yelling about people being naked.
Nationwide Patriot Tour makes first stop in Nebraska
One northeast Nebraska town welcomed patriots on their first stop of a nationwide tour to honor those who have served their country.
Norfolk Public Library foundation hosts community driven fiction book sale
Fiction books were donated earlier in the week by the community, and on Saturday the public could get as many books as they could fit in a bag for $5 dollars
'Everything must go!': ASNN holds third annual vendor fair, garage sale
There were 25 vendors from across Northeast Nebraska selling a wide variety of goodies such as decorations and pet treats.