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Norfolk police arrest driver following traffic stop
Norfolk police arrest driver following traffic stop

Norfolk police have arrested a man after conducting a traffic stop early Thursday morning.

Power outages reported across Dakota, Dixon Counties

Power outages reported across Dakota, Dixon Counties

As severe weather pushes through the area, numerous customers in northeast Nebraska are without power.

Tornado warning issued for Platte, Madison Counties

Tornado warning issued for Platte, Madison Counties

A tornado warning has been issued for Platte County and Madison Counties.

Discussion on Norfolk Ave continues despite projects tabling

Discussion on Norfolk Ave continues despite projects tabling

While a project for 105 E Norfolk Ave. has been tabled, it continues to dominate discussions at the Norfolk City Council.

Tornado warning issued for Stanton County

Tornado warning issued for Stanton County

A tornado warning has been issued for Stanton County.

Sunday night accident results in two deaths in Wayne County

Sunday night accident results in two deaths in Wayne County

Two people died from a two-vehicle accident in Wayne County on Sunday night.

Teen passes away following two-vehicle crash in rural Madison County

Teen passes away following two-vehicle crash in rural Madison County

One of three minors injured in a rural Madison County car accident has passed away.

Two teens injured in weekend crash near Lake Maskenthine

Two teens injured in weekend crash near Lake Maskenthine

Two teens were sent to the hospital following a crash near Lake Maskenthine.

Big hail a potential threat, to begin the week

Big hail a potential threat, to begin the week

Strong thunderstorms packing large hail could affect southeast, south-central, eastern and central Nebraska

Traffic study begins in northeast Nebraska

Traffic study begins in northeast Nebraska

A traffic study in Norfolk will slow down vehicles for the next three to four months.

Update: EMA canceled, missing teen found safe

Update: EMA canceled, missing teen found safe

The Nebraska State Patrol says the missing girl was found safe. The EMA is canceled.

Lindsay Dixon resigns from NPS Board of Education

Lindsay Dixon resigns from NPS Board of Education

Board member Lindsay Dixon has submitted her resignation from the NPS Board of Education.

City of Norfolk seeking volunteers for 7th annual 'Clean the Fork' Day

City of Norfolk seeking volunteers for 7th annual 'Clean the Fork' Day

The city of Norfolk is asking for volunteers to help clean up the community on Saturday, April 20.

Zoning change approved for Farmer's Pride fuel station

Zoning change approved for Farmer's Pride fuel station

A zoning change to allow a fuel station to advertise it's prices was approved Tuesday morning.

Partial street closure coming on S 4th Street in Norfolk

Partial street closure coming on S 4th Street in Norfolk

A portion of S 4th St. will be closed next week for a sanitary sewer installation.

Human Library tackles difficult subjects, teaches new perspectives

Human Library tackles difficult subjects, teaches new perspectives

Most people have been to a library before but rarely do they get a chance where the people become the book.

Iowa man cited following single vehicle crash

Iowa man cited following single vehicle crash

An Iowa man was cited on drug charges after being involved in a single vehicle car crash.

NPS approved $6.68 million middle school addition

NPS approved $6.68 million middle school addition

NPS has approved a project to bring a new addition to it's middle school building.

One dead following shooting in Schuyler late Sunday night

One dead following shooting in Schuyler late Sunday night

Schuyler Police have confirmed that one person is dead following a shooting that took place in Schuyler late Sunday night. 

Senator Robert Dover advocates for families amidst healthcare challenges, seeks additional term

Senator Robert Dover advocates for families amidst healthcare challenges, seeks additional term

Election year is upon the state of Nebraska as many officials both within and outside of the state will be elected to hold political office.

City of Norfolk receives $1.125 million grant to enhance downtown

City of Norfolk receives $1.125 million grant to enhance downtown

The city of Norfolk has received a $1.125 million grant from the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCF) to enhance Norfolk's downtown and riverfront areas. 

City of Norfolk talks tax increment financing

City of Norfolk talks tax increment financing

With TIF continuing to be talked about in Norfolk NCN talked with city officials about what it is and why it's used.

35th early childhood conference hosted in Norfolk

35th early childhood conference hosted in Norfolk

With a shortage across Nebraska in the early childhood field, officials with the childcare conference in Norfolk looked to strengthen relationships with peers in the field.

Nucor, Briggs and Barrett partnership springs up after infant death

Nucor, Briggs and Barrett partnership springs up after infant death

On the morning of Jan. 30, Lacey and Wyatt Schuettler received news no parent ever wants to hear.

NECC breaks ground on new makerspace building

NECC breaks ground on new makerspace building

NECC broke ground on the iHub building, which looks to be a creative outlet for entrepreneurs and creative thinkers in the area.

Train collides with two vehicles following car accident

Train collides with two vehicles following car accident

A train and two vehicles collided Thursday blocking traffic in Norfolk early Thursday morning.

Nine-year-old girl accurately predicts March Madness Final Four

Nine-year-old girl accurately predicts March Madness Final Four

According to her father, Ani Olsufka's success was not due to an in-depth knowledge of college basketball but rather to random picks.

Norfolk Fire gives annual report for 2023

Norfolk Fire gives annual report for 2023

The Norfolk Fire Division had number breaking calls in 2023 and expects 2024 to be even more busy.

Two arrested on outstanding warrants Tuesday night

Two arrested on outstanding warrants Tuesday night

The Stanton County Sheriffs Office said two people were arrested Tuesday for physically resisting arrest and on outstanding warrants.

Province's first career goal pushes #9 Kearney past Norfolk in defensive thriller

Province's first career goal pushes #9 Kearney past Norfolk in defensive thriller

NORFOLK - The Kearney Bearcats have won its eighth game on the year and third straight after leaving Norfolk with a 1-0 win on Tuesday night

Building in Pierce complete loss after late Monday fire

Building in Pierce complete loss after late Monday fire

A building that houses three business and an apartment in Pierce suffered major damages after a fire.

Extremely blighted determination approved for 105 E Norfolk Ave.

Extremely blighted determination approved for 105 E Norfolk Ave.

An extremely blighted determination for 105 E Norfolk Ave. was approved Monday which furthers the possibility of a new housing development in the area.

Two teens injured in Highway 81 crash

Two teens injured in Highway 81 crash

Two teens were injured Monday morning on Highway 81 after weather conditions caused a vehicle to lose control.

Debate to resume Tuesday, on Revenue Committee tax policy package

Debate to resume Tuesday, on Revenue Committee tax policy package

Package carries a hike in the state sales tax that is drawing opposition

Norfolk man arrested following traffic stop, discovery of drugs

Norfolk man arrested following traffic stop, discovery of drugs

A Norfolk man was arrested Easter weekend following a traffic stop.

Vilims strong as Northeast drops rubber match to #9 Kirkwood

Vilims strong as Northeast drops rubber match to #9 Kirkwood

The Northeast Community College baseball team was back at home Saturday for the finale of their series with Kirkwood. The Hawks fell in the showdown by a final score of 8-4 in what marks their first conference-series loss of the season.

South 1st street to reopen Friday morning

South 1st street to reopen Friday morning

South 1st St. in Norfolk will reopen at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Quadruple homicide suspect trial date scheduled, venue change considered

Quadruple homicide suspect trial date scheduled, venue change considered

With a trial date scheduled for Jason Jones’ trial, the next question becomes where the trial will take place.

Governor honors Nebraska Vietnam War veterans

Governor honors Nebraska Vietnam War veterans

Warner Chamber ceremony held on Vietnam War Veterans Day

Man arrested after attempting to use counterfeit bill in Norfolk

Man arrested after attempting to use counterfeit bill in Norfolk

A man wanted for using counterfeit money was arrested Wednesday night after attempting to pass off another fake bill.

Old Norfolk livestock market taken off of county industrial tract

Old Norfolk livestock market taken off of county industrial tract

In an effort to start revitalization in southern Norfolk, the old Norfolk Livestock Market property has been removed from the county's industrial tract.

Preferred candidate for University of Nebraska Presidency, keeps focus on his current job

Preferred candidate for University of Nebraska Presidency, keeps focus on his current job

Dr. Jeffrey Gold was the guest speaker at the Beatrice Mayor's Prayer Breakfast.

Lindsay breaks ground on $50 million facility

Lindsay breaks ground on $50 million facility

The $50 million facility will house equipment, implement Industry 4.0 technologies like robotics and analytics, and increase the workload for the facility.

Jeanne Reigle believes she is the 'Right candidate at the right time'

Jeanne Reigle believes she is the 'Right candidate at the right time'

Election year is upon the state of Nebraska as many officials in and outside of the state will be elected to hold political office.

Power outage continues to impact ERPPD services in northeast Nebraska

Power outage continues to impact ERPPD services in northeast Nebraska

Residents in northeast Nebraska remain without power Tuesday morning as crews in rural Nebraska have been unable to make repairs.

Jeffrey Stewart back in court, arraigned on additional charges

Jeffrey Stewart back in court, arraigned on additional charges

The former general manager of North Fork Area Transit, Jeffrey Stewart, appeared back in Madison County Court on Monday.

Kearney Public Schools picks Boone Central superintendent as new Director of Student Services and Safety

Kearney Public Schools picks Boone Central superintendent as new Director of Student Services and Safety

A Central Nebraska school district is choosing an area superintendent to fill a vacant administrative role.

Man arrested after reportedly injuring one person, hiding in tree

Man arrested after reportedly injuring one person, hiding in tree

A man was arrested Friday after reportedly kicking down an apartment door, injuring one person, and refusing to leave a tree he was hiding in.

Transmission line causes power outage in northeast Nebraska

Transmission line causes power outage in northeast Nebraska

Northeast Nebraska was hit with a power outage Monday morning as an Elkhorn Rural Public Power District transmission line went out.

Jim Hickey completes 500-mile childhood cancer awareness walk in Omaha

Jim Hickey completes 500-mile childhood cancer awareness walk in Omaha

Jim Hickey, a Marine Veteran who walked across Nebraska for childhood cancer awareness, has completed his promise to walk 500 miles across Nebraska.

Annual car show returns to Norfolk mall

Annual car show returns to Norfolk mall

A much loved annual car show was this weekend at Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk. 

CECO hosts Early Childhood Conference

CECO hosts Early Childhood Conference

An early childhood conference held in northeast Nebraska aimed to strengthen relationships between teachers and parents within their community.

Suspect arrested following bomb threat at Norfolk Public High School

Suspect arrested following bomb threat at Norfolk Public High School

Authorities in Norfolk arrested a suspect following a threat of a bomb in the school.

One hospitalized in accident on Highway 275

One hospitalized in accident on Highway 275

One person was taken to the hospital after a semi struck a car just after noon on Friday.

Northeast Nebraska to expect mix of weather this weekend

Northeast Nebraska to expect mix of weather this weekend

Spring has sprung, but the winter weather is sticking around Nebraska this weekend.

Northeast Nebraskans have opportunity to voice natural resource ideas

Northeast Nebraskans have opportunity to voice natural resource ideas

An opportunity provide input for federal Natural Resource programs is coming to Norfolk later this month.

Norfolk Police Division elaborates on need for station renovations

Norfolk Police Division elaborates on need for station renovations

The project is hoping to secure funding with a voter-approved half-cent sales tax, which the city council could place on this year's election ballot.

Elkhorn H2O Daze teaches students importance of water conservation

Elkhorn H2O Daze teaches students importance of water conservation

Fifth grade students from across four counties in northeast Nebraska learned about the importance of ground water in a fun, hands-on way.

10-year-old receives 'People Power Award' in Norfolk

10-year-old receives 'People Power Award' in Norfolk

10-year-old Raelynn Terveer was recognized Monday for her multiple community service projects in Norfolk.

Legacy Bend residents speak out following proposed parking restriction

Legacy Bend residents speak out following proposed parking restriction

Currently, Sunrise Drive serves as the sole entrance and exit for Legacy Bend, contributing to congestion when vehicles park on both sides of the roadway.

Half-cent sales tax proposal would fund two major projects in Norfolk if voter approved

Half-cent sales tax proposal would fund two major projects in Norfolk if voter approved

A proposal by a citizens committee in Norfolk would implement a sales tax to fund road projects and improvements to it's police station.

Historic staple in Norfolk searches for funding

Historic staple in Norfolk searches for funding

The Norfolk Junior High auditorium has undertaken some damage from the last 50 years.

Iowa man with drugs arrested in Norfolk after trespassing

Iowa man with drugs arrested in Norfolk after trespassing

After being warned to not return, an Iowa man was arrested in Norfolk on Sunday for trespassing and having cocaine in his wallet.

One dead following single vehicle crash in Norfolk

One dead following single vehicle crash in Norfolk

Norfolk Police have identified the driver killed in a fatal one-vehicle accident this past Sunday.

Former NPS administrator sentenced to pay $250 fine for falsifying documents

Former NPS administrator sentenced to pay $250 fine for falsifying documents

A former Norfolk Public School administrator will now have to pay a $250 fine for falsifying documents.