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Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

After finding a way to get Jack Hoffman on the football field six years ago, Midland University football coach Jeff Jamrog wants to ensure that Hoffman has a place to play the sport he loves in the future.

O’Neill woman appointed to the Northeast Community College Board of Governors

O’Neill woman appointed to the Northeast Community College Board of Governors

An O’Neill woman is the newest member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors.

Walthill man facing strangulation and assault charges

Walthill man facing strangulation and assault charges

A northeast Nebraska man with a history of domestic violence could face more than a decade in prison if convicted on new charges.

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

The Nebraska DOT is hoping balance helping families grieve and removing distractions from state highways with a new roadside memorial sign policy. The DOT says it instituted the policy to increase safety along state highways.

Tori Kniesche Signs With South Dakota State

Tori Kniesche Signs With South Dakota State

After capping off her final year of high school softball with back-to-back state championships, Tori Kniesche will be furthering her education a state to the north.

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

From the clothes she wears to the budget she runs the woman in charge of the Nebraska State Fair has heard her share of complaints. 

Norfolk man to make multiple court appearances in December

Norfolk man to make multiple court appearances in December

MADISON - A Norfolk man will be busy with court hearings next month as he faces criminal and civil lawsuits.

Ice Shower Causes Two Separate Accidents Stanton County

Ice Shower Causes Two Separate Accidents Stanton County

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office was kept busy Wednesday morning with several accidents and numerous vehicles in the ditch throughout Stanton county following an early morning ice shower.

One Person Injured in Morning Accident on Hwy 275

One Person Injured in Morning Accident on Hwy 275

One person is in the hospital after a two-vehicle accident near Battle Creek Wednesday morning.

Krutz Sentenced for Fatal Stanton County Accident

Krutz Sentenced for Fatal Stanton County Accident

A Stanton man has been sentenced for a fatal traffic accident in May.

Slick roads made for difficult driving in northeast Nebraska

Slick roads made for difficult driving in northeast Nebraska

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Wednesday morning due to the conditions.

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Bond for new Summerland School passes

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Bond for new Summerland School passes

ANTELOPE COUNTY - According to the unofficial results of the vote, the bond passed 981-371.

NorthStar Services continues fight for increased state funding

NorthStar Services continues fight for increased state funding

NORFOLK - As the Nebraska legislature’s 2020 session draws closer some service providers are already spreading the word about their fight for more funding.

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

A state lawmaker who wants to raise senators’ pay and push out new rules for food-trucks is running for re-election.

19-year-old arrested for third DUI

19-year-old arrested for third DUI

A 19-year-old man is in jail after police say he was caught drinking and driving a third time.

Tracks in snow lead South Sioux City police to stolen car suspects

Tracks in snow lead South Sioux City police to stolen car suspects

Northeast Nebraska police say Sunday night's snow helped officers find two suspects and a stolen car.

CANCELLED: Oscar-Winning Costume Designer To Visit Wayne State Campus

CANCELLED: Oscar-Winning Costume Designer To Visit Wayne State Campus

The event at Wayne State College featuring Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter on Wednesday has been canceled.

NU Presidential Candidate Visits Norfolk On Veterans Day

NU Presidential Candidate Visits Norfolk On Veterans Day

The priority candidate for the University of Nebraska's presidency made his way through Norfolk Monday as part of a whirlwind tour across the state.

Pierce Veterans Honored As Part Of Veteran's Day Celebration

Pierce Veterans Honored As Part Of Veteran's Day Celebration

A trio of veterans were honored Monday morning as part of the Veteran's Day celebration in Pierce.

Final events with University presidential priority candidate announced

Final events with University presidential priority candidate announced

The priority candidate for the University of Nebraska's open presidency will be making his final public forum stops this week.

AP investigation points to widespread risk due to decaying dams

AP investigation points to widespread risk due to decaying dams

An investigation by The Associated Press shows that scores of dams across the U.S. are in a state of decay and are endangering thousands of people who live downstream.

Family Builds New Veterans Memorial in Rural Nebraska Field

Family Builds New Veterans Memorial in Rural Nebraska Field

Sunday afternoon, over a hundred people veered off the beaten path and gathered in a rural field to watch the raising of this enormous flag as part of a dedication ceremony for a new veterans memorial in Northeast Nebraska.

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow and bitter cold is expected across much of Nebraska and Iowa at the start of the work week.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Eastern Nebraska

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Eastern Nebraska

The National Weather Service has issued an overnight winter weather advisory for the majority of eastern Nebraska.

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

Nebraska's rural areas are struggling with a shortage of high-speed internet, and consumers who live there are likely paying more for service than their urban counterparts.

Historical Human Artifacts Located In Madison County

Historical Human Artifacts Located In Madison County

A family out for a hike in Madison County Saturday afternoon discovered what are believed to be historical human remains.

Briggs and Barrett Project holds remembrance at Nursery of Hope

Briggs and Barrett Project holds remembrance at Nursery of Hope

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Iowa law enforcement warns residents of phone scam

Iowa law enforcement warns residents of phone scam

Iowa law enforcement officials are warning of a phone scam by people posing as Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation staff.

#11 Wayne upsets #3 Ashland-Greenwood: advances to C1 semifinals

#11 Wayne upsets #3 Ashland-Greenwood: advances to C1 semifinals

WAYNE - A big momentum swing right before halftime and a second-half shutout by the Blue Devil defense helped Wayne to upset Ashland-Greenwood Friday night at Wayne State College.

Antelope County Chooses New Commissioners

Antelope County Chooses New Commissioners

After a recall vote ousted two of its county commissioners, Antelope County has filled the spots with new faces.

Woman injured in rollover accident

Woman injured in rollover accident

One person was taken to the hospital after the car she was driving rolled over in rural Lindsay.

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

With the winter months fast approaching, Nebraska is urging its residents to prepare for the cold and snow. "Mother Nature is the great equalizer," Norfolk Public Safety Director Shane Weidner said.

BankFirst Holds Food Drive

BankFirst Holds Food Drive

A Midwest-based bank is holding it's first food drive to help the community.

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Plans for a controversial Lincoln area chicken farm, the kind of operation backed by Governor Pete Ricketts, are dead, at least for now.

Cedar County attempted murder case going to District Court

Cedar County attempted murder case going to District Court

A northeast Nebraska man accused of attacking a man with a knife and leading police on a chase is facing eight felony charges in Cedar County District Court.

Upcoming Road Closure for Utility Work in Norfolk

Upcoming Road Closure for Utility Work in Norfolk

Beginning on Monday, sewer utility work will begin in the area of Channel Road and South Victory Road on the east side of Norfolk.

Orchard native leading Bassmaster Championship

Orchard native leading Bassmaster Championship

Here's a native Nebraskan with a big fish story you can actually believe.

Ace Store Investors Want to Hear From Community

Ace Store Investors Want to Hear From Community

Community members in Wayne come together to provide details about what they want to see in the Ace Hardware and Home store coming to Wayne next year.

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Officials say a late harvest, wet corn and the fall chill have combined to multiply demand for propane in Iowa and other states.

Chicken Farm Showdown

Chicken Farm Showdown

A controversial chicken farm, looking to spread its wings on the outskirts of Lincoln, is expected to hear its fate sometime tomorrow (Thursday).

Norfolk hosts Go Red for Women to raise heart health awareness

Norfolk hosts Go Red for Women to raise heart health awareness

NORFOLK - Hundreds of women from the Norfolk area came together Wednesday night for an annual event raising awareness for heart disease.

Top-seeded Flyers score 54 unanswered; advance to Quarterfinals

Top-seeded Flyers score 54 unanswered; advance to Quarterfinals

Humphrey Saint Francis proved worthy of a number 1 seed, scoring 54 straight points to beat Lawrence Nelson and secure a spot in the quarterfinals.

Northeast Community College truck driving course helps fight industry shortage

Northeast Community College truck driving course helps fight industry shortage

NORFOLK - America is facing a truck driver shortage. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), at the end of 2018 there was a shortage of about 60,000 truck drivers to meet the demand for freight services.

AT&T set to buy power output from new northeast Nebraska wind farm

AT&T set to buy power output from new northeast Nebraska wind farm

A telecom giant will purchase power produced by a new northeast Nebraska wind farm.

One Dead in Two-Vehicle Accident in Cedar County

One Dead in Two-Vehicle Accident in Cedar County

One person has died of their injuries after a two-vehicle accident in Northeast Nebraska.

Iowa woman charged in Nebraska fatality to stand trial

Iowa woman charged in Nebraska fatality to stand trial

An Iowa woman charged in the hit-and-run fatal crash that killed a pedestrian in northeastern Nebraska is set to stand trial in the case.

Key Lawmaker Works on Tax Fix, Re-Election

Key Lawmaker Works on Tax Fix, Re-Election

The legislature’s latest plan to fix Nebraska’s property tax mess is set to be revealed later this month, November 22nd to be exact.

Norfolk City Council approves ordinance lowering truck traffic on Norfolk Avenue

Norfolk City Council approves ordinance lowering truck traffic on Norfolk Avenue

NORFOLK - The Norfolk City Council approved a new city ordinance Monday night with the goal of lowering the amount of truck traffic on one of the city's corridors.

Nebraska company is publishing video series on local veterans

Nebraska company is publishing video series on local veterans

A Nebraska communication company is making sure the stories of local veterans are being told.

Norfolk man sentenced on weapons and assault charges

Norfolk man sentenced on weapons and assault charges

A Norfolk man has been sentenced to prison on weapons and assault charges in connection with an incident where a Stanton County deputy was dragged during a traffic stop.

Two injured following a multi-vehicle accident in Norfolk

Two injured following a multi-vehicle accident in Norfolk

Two people are injured after a multi-vehicle accident in Norfolk Monday morning.

Police say Norfolk woman died at hospital after being struck by car

Police say Norfolk woman died at hospital after being struck by car

Police say a woman died after being struck by a car in Norfolk.

Aubrey Trail's motion to rule out death penalty is denied

Aubrey Trail's motion to rule out death penalty is denied

A District Court Judge on Friday denied a motion filed by Aubrey Trail’s attorney to find Nebraska’s death penalty unconstitutional.

Democrats Re-Ignite Family Feud

Democrats Re-Ignite Family Feud

For the second time in a year two of the state's top Democrats are feuding.

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska Adding a Memorial Garden

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska Adding a Memorial Garden

The Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska will have a brand new addition in the near future.

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

A new report says farm bankruptcies have risen in Nebraska and Iowa.

When is the Most Appropriate Time to Put Up Christmas Decorations?

When is the Most Appropriate Time to Put Up Christmas Decorations?

While some people put up their Christmas decorations after Thanksgiving, others do it as early as the day after Halloween. NCN's Kylee McLean traveled to Madison over the weekend to see what people in Northeast Nebraska think on the divided subject.

Standard time returns this weekend

Standard time returns this weekend

Daylight saving time returns to Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri in March.

North Fork Bread Company celebrates one year of business

North Fork Bread Company celebrates one year of business

NORFOLK - Caleb Nihira is music teacher in Bancroft, but on Saturdays, he can be found at the Bakery he runs with his wife on Benjamin Avenue in Norfolk.

Stanton Man Arrested On Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Charges

Stanton Man Arrested On Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Charges

A Stanton man is facing felony sexual assault and child abuse charges after a lengthy investigation lead to an arrest.

One Injured After Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Accident

One Injured After Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Accident

One person is injured after a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in Norfolk Friday night.

Wayne senior Tori Kniesche's incredible career ends with state title

Wayne senior Tori Kniesche's incredible career ends with state title

Wayne Blue Devils senior softball pitcher Tori Kniesche wrapped up her high school career in the best way possible.

Fire destroys machine shed in Stanton County

Fire destroys machine shed in Stanton County

Faulty equipment is being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a northeast Nebraska machine shed.

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

All three of Nebraska's Republican Congressmen voted against the impeachment inquiry, as did every other Republican in the House.

Pelosi's Omaha 'Impeachment' Speech Plays Again on House Floor

Pelosi's Omaha 'Impeachment' Speech Plays Again on House Floor

Call it a Congressional dress rehearsal in the Cornhusker State.

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

The Nebraska State Patrol is issuing safety reminders about winter driving after a trooper was struck by a vehicle while assisting a driver this week in Omaha.