Local News 

Fire at Norfolk gas station

Fire at Norfolk gas station

Firefighters in Norfolk were called out to a gas station on Omaha Avenue Friday evening.

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

In a matchup of two undefeated teams in Class C-1, the Pierce Bluejays took down the Columbus Scotus Shamrocks 50-21 Friday night in Columbus.

12th Annual Recovery Rally

12th Annual Recovery Rally

Survivors of drug and alcohol abuse are not letting their difficult pasts hold them down, meeting in Northeast Nebraska to celebrate a substance free life.

Norfolk teen honored for actions following crash

Norfolk teen honored for actions following crash

Police honored a Norfolk teen after his actions helped save a life after a crash Sunday.

Police Presence at Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk

Police Presence at Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk

A large police presence was seen at the Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk Friday afternoon.

Northeast Community College launches program to train court interpreters

Northeast Community College launches program to train court interpreters

The Nebraska Judicial Branch is looking for more court interpreters and Northeast Community College is stepping up to help. The two kicked off their partnership Thursday night. Northeast Community College will offer courses to help prepare those intereste

WATCH: Video shows water over Highway 275 near Wisner Thursday morning

WATCH: Video shows water over Highway 275 near Wisner Thursday morning

"I thought we were done with this," Wisner resident David Dinklage said while driving along 275 Thursday morning. "Unreal."

Stanton High School Presents New Murals

Stanton High School Presents New Murals

Stanton High School Just got a lot more colorful, thanks the to addition of murals painted around the building.

Two dogs shot and killed by neighbor

Two dogs shot and killed by neighbor

No criminal charges have been filed after a man killed his neighbor's dogs

Two-Vehicle Accident Near West Point

Two-Vehicle Accident Near West Point

Law enforcement and rescue crews responded to reports of a serious accident near West Point, Nebraska Thursday afternoon.

Accident in West Point shuts down Hwy 275

Accident in West Point shuts down Hwy 275

Highway 275 is closed while officials respond to an accident.

Results in from State Patrol's special enforcement effort in Northeast Nebraska

Results in from State Patrol's special enforcement effort in Northeast Nebraska

Nebraska State Patrol Troop B has released the results of its recent two-month special enforcement effort.

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

A boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real.

Norfolk woman posts bond, accused of assault five minutes later

Norfolk woman posts bond, accused of assault five minutes later

A Norfolk woman is back behind bars after police say she assaulted her stepbrother five minutes after she was released from jail.

Northeast Nexus campaign receives $250,000 contribution from CVA

Northeast Nexus campaign receives $250,000 contribution from CVA

One of the Midwest’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives has announced a donation to the Nexus campaign to improve agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College.

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to northeast Nebraska

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to northeast Nebraska

Some parts of NE Nebraska saw over 8" of rain.

Oktoberfest returns to Norfolk for eighth consecutive year

Oktoberfest returns to Norfolk for eighth consecutive year

Set up is underway for the return of Oktoberfest to Norfolk. The celebration of German heritage and the harvest has a variety of events to enjoy this weekend.

UPDATE: Multiple agencies battle fire at Andy's Lake in Norfolk

UPDATE: Multiple agencies battle fire at Andy's Lake in Norfolk

Multiple agencies in northeast Nebraska responded to a house fire in Norfolk early Wednesday afternoon. Norfolk Fire and Rescue was called to the area of 910 Andy's North Shore Drive at about 1 p.m.

Norfolk area gets extra help toward flood relief

Norfolk area gets extra help toward flood relief

The Norfolk area is getting a little extra help after receiving an anonymous donation to go toward flood recovery efforts. 

Andy's Lake House Fire

Andy's Lake House Fire

Norfolk Fire and Rescue crews are battling a house fire near Andy's Lake Wednesday afternoon.

Norfolk Rotary Club announces scholarship winners

Norfolk Rotary Club announces scholarship winners

The Norfolk Rotary Club has announced the winners of the 2019-20 Rotary Scholarship.

Semi-truck rollover under investigation

Semi-truck rollover under investigation

First responders came to the aid of a tipped semi-trailer in Dixon County Tuesday afternoon.

Former Randolph mayor pleads guilty to abuse; avoids jail time

Former Randolph mayor pleads guilty to abuse; avoids jail time

Dwayne Schutt had four counts of child sexual abuse dropped as part of a plea agreement.

Exclusive: Key Lawmaker Worries Prison “Riot” Looming

Exclusive: Key Lawmaker Worries Prison “Riot” Looming

Insisting that Nebraska’s prison system is bulging at the seams and has too few guards to keep watch, a key state lawmaker tells News Channel Nebraska that the State Penitentiary in Lincoln is a "riot" waiting to happen.

Norfolk Sweeps Double-Header Over Kearney

Norfolk Sweeps Double-Header Over Kearney

The Norfolk Panthers utilized strong pitching and aggressive hitting to sweep a double-header over Kearney on Tuesday night. 

Construction underway on new vocational-agricultural building in Hartington

Construction underway on new vocational-agricultural building in Hartington

Hartington school officials hope by March of next year this foundation will be a brand new shop building. Construction on a new vocational-agricultural building began a few weeks ago.

Omaha Councilman Pleads Guilty in Tax Case

Omaha Councilman Pleads Guilty in Tax Case

An Omaha City Councilman pleaded guilty Monday to several counts of federal tax fraud.

Scotus Begins Season Unbeaten, Faces Pierce Friday For Homecoming

Scotus Begins Season Unbeaten, Faces Pierce Friday For Homecoming

The Scotus Shamrocks are unbeaten to begin the 2019 season, but have their toughest test coming up this Friday night.

7th Annual Wayne Electronics Event

7th Annual Wayne Electronics Event

As the weather cleared Saturday morning in came the Wayne Green Team and volunteers hosting their annual electronics recycling event.

Norfolk teen saves driver before car ignites after accident

Norfolk teen saves driver before car ignites after accident

Authorities say two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening in Norfolk.

Man arrested in Woodland Park for terroristic threats

Man arrested in Woodland Park for terroristic threats

A Norfolk man is in jail after an incident involving alleged threats made toward a Woodland Park store employee.

Two-Vehicle Accident Causes Car To Catch Fire

Two-Vehicle Accident Causes Car To Catch Fire

A two-vehicle accident in Norfolk Sunday caused one car to catch fire.

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident near Norfolk Sunday afternoon.

State gives $3M to help with housing after spring flooding

State gives $3M to help with housing after spring flooding

Six Nebraska communities will each receive $500,000 to help with projects related to housing. They are Nebraska City, Fremont, Peru, Lynch, Wood River and Pierce County.

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Community College will be working with the Nebraska Supreme Court to provide more interpreters across the state.

Lutheran High Dominates Omaha Nation In 87-28 Victory

Lutheran High Dominates Omaha Nation In 87-28 Victory

The Lutheran High Northeast Eagles had no problem shutting down Omaha Nation Friday night, earning an 87-28 win.

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

The Elkhorn river in northeast Nebraska has started to hit flood stages as water continues to come down from the west.

Norfolk Orphan Grain Train Convention

Norfolk Orphan Grain Train Convention

Orphan Grain Train held a convention in Norfolk on Friday to show off what the organization has been up to the last year, and what the future looks like for the non-profit.

Boyd County Water Line installed

Boyd County Water Line installed

A long-awaited permanent water line has been installed in Boyd County.

Rivers expected to return to flood stage this weekend

Rivers expected to return to flood stage this weekend

The Missouri River, Elkhorn River, and Ponca Creek are all expected to reach moderate flood stage this weekend.

Two-Vehicle Accident Injures One

Two-Vehicle Accident Injures One

One person is in the hospital after a two-vehicle accident in Stanton County.

Lottery ticket worth $150k sold in Pierce

Lottery ticket worth $150k sold in Pierce

The Nebraska Lottery announced on Facebook that a $150,000 winning ticket was sold in Pierce Wednesday night.

Midwest Bank Donates $250,000 To Northeast’s Ag & Water Nexus Campaign

Midwest Bank Donates $250,000 To Northeast’s Ag & Water Nexus Campaign

Midwest Bank Donates $250,000 To Northeast’s Ag & Water Nexus Campaign

Fordyce Man Killed In Car Accident

Fordyce Man Killed In Car Accident

A Fordyce man is dead after a two-vehicle accident in Cedar County.

Roads Closed in Brown County

Roads Closed in Brown County

Two days of heavy rains have made roads impassable in north central Nebraska.

One man dies in Cedar County accident

One man dies in Cedar County accident

One person is dead after an accident near the Discovery Bridge in Cedar County.

Storms cause widespread damage in Nebraska, South Dakota

Storms cause widespread damage in Nebraska, South Dakota

Severe weather, including a probable tornado, struck South Dakota's largest city, leaving a trail of damaged buildings, downed power lines, fallen trees and some reports of injuries.

Lynch Going to Receive 500k for Disaster Recovery Housing Funds

Lynch Going to Receive 500k for Disaster Recovery Housing Funds

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has announced the recipients of a $3 million in disaster recovery funds from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust

Little Panthers Preschool celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

Little Panthers Preschool celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

The preschoolers of the Norfolk Public School district now have a building dedicated to them.

Nebraska DOT explores possibility of expanding U.S. 275 from two to four lanes

Nebraska DOT explores possibility of expanding U.S. 275 from two to four lanes

The project would expand the section of U.S. Highway 275 between the Highway 57 intersection and Wisner to a divided four-lane highway.

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

The governors of Nebraska and Iowa have ordered flags lowered to observe the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

GOP Challenger: Sasse a Do-Nothing Senator

GOP Challenger: Sasse a Do-Nothing Senator

Time and time again Republican Ben Sasse refers to himself as one of the most conservative members of the United States Senate and many of Nebraska's top GOP officials agree.

Fountain Point Medical Community now accepting patients

Fountain Point Medical Community now accepting patients

After years of planning and construction, a new clinic in northeast Nebraska has opened its doors.

Lifenet called to accident scene near Winside

Lifenet called to accident scene near Winside

Medical officials rushed to an accident scene near Winside, where Lifenet was called to help transport at least one person involved.

Norfolk Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Norfolk Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

A Norfolk man will spend more than 5 years in prison for his role in a drug distribution ring.

Results of Madison County's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Results of Madison County's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The numbers are in for Madison County's 2019 Drive Sober or get Pulled Over campaign.

Public Welcomed to 9-11 Flag Display

Public Welcomed to 9-11 Flag Display

Nearly three-thousand American flags, 2-thousand nine hundred and 77 to be exact, are on display in Omaha for the next several days, remembering those who died on 9-11 eighteen years ago.

Two vehicles collide in a Norfolk roundabout

Two vehicles collide in a Norfolk roundabout

Rescue crews in Norfolk responded to a two-vehicle accident earlier this afternoon.

Norfolk Airport Authority Celebrates 75 Years of Serving the Community

Norfolk Airport Authority Celebrates 75 Years of Serving the Community

Locals and pilots from other areas gathered at the Karl Stefan Memorial Airfield in Norfolk on Sunday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Norfolk Regional Airport.

Locals Take A Trip Back in Time for 43rd Annual Threshing Bee

Locals Take A Trip Back in Time for 43rd Annual Threshing Bee

Farmers, families and locals came to the Pierce County Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday for the 43rd Annual Pierce Threshing Bee.

Norfolk Police Department swears in two new officers

Norfolk Police Department swears in two new officers

The Norfolk Police Department just got a little bit bigger as the community gathered Friday for the swearing in of two new officers.

70th annual Beef Expo this weekend in Norfolk

70th annual Beef Expo this weekend in Norfolk

Kids across Nebraska have the opportunity to compete at the 70th annual Norfolk Beef Expo in Norfolk.

Four Vehicle Accident Closes Highway 275 for Over an Hour

Four Vehicle Accident Closes Highway 275 for Over an Hour

A four vehicle accident west of Pilger slowed traffic on Highway 275 Friday afternoon.

Norfolk Shop With A Cop

Norfolk Shop With A Cop

The law enforcement community is giving back with the annual shop with a cop in Norfolk.

HIGHLIGHTS: Elkhorn defeats Norfolk 23-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Elkhorn defeats Norfolk 23-14

Elkhorn traveled to Norfolk Friday night to take on the Panthers in a Class A matchup. The game was tightly contested in the first half as Elkhorn took a 10-7 lead into halftime. The Rams scored the only points of the third quarter on QB draw by Grant Gut

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce dominates Arlington in 64-0 win

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce dominates Arlington in 64-0 win

Pierce cruised to a win over the Arlington Eagles on Friday night.