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Sioux City man sentenced for assaulting officer in Winnebago
Sioux City man sentenced for assaulting officer in Winnebago

A 25-year-old Sioux City man was sentenced in federal court on Wednesday for assaulting a police officer in Winnebago.

North Fork Area Transit reaches ARPA funds agreement with Madison County

North Fork Area Transit reaches ARPA funds agreement with Madison County

North Fork Area Transit will be receiving $750,000 in ARPA funds after reaching an agreement with Madison County.

Medical Marijuana initiative hits raw number, seeking 5,000 more signatures

Medical Marijuana initiative hits raw number, seeking 5,000 more signatures

Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana announced this morning that the campaign is on the cusp of securing access to the ballot in the November election with tens of thousands of signatures collected in the last ten days.

Faith Regional a top performer for treating heart attack patients

Faith Regional a top performer for treating heart attack patients

Faith Regional Health Services has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2022. Faith Regional is one of only 81 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. 

Norfolk woman arrested on multiple felony warrants

Norfolk woman arrested on multiple felony warrants

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from an officer about a woman with warrants out for her arrest.

Former Stanton resident sentenced for charges related to domestic assault

Former Stanton resident sentenced for charges related to domestic assault

A former Stanton resident was sentenced to probation and jail time for domestic assault.

Cedar County man due in court Wednesday, facing 12 counts of violating protection order

Cedar County man due in court Wednesday, facing 12 counts of violating protection order

A northeast Nebraska man is due in court on Wednesday facing 12 counts of violation a protection order.

Nebraska's unemployment website is back online

Nebraska's unemployment website is back online

Nebraska's unemployment website, NEworks, is back online following an outage impacting the site's vendor, Geographic Solutions Inc. 

2nd likely case of monkeypox in Metro

2nd likely case of monkeypox in Metro

Health experts say the risk to the public is low.

Rural Stanton County teen appears in court aiming to move trial back to juvenile court

Rural Stanton County teen appears in court aiming to move trial back to juvenile court

A 17-year-old from rural Leigh was in Stanton County District Court on Tuesday, putting forward a motion to move his case back to juvenile court.

Norfolk man sentenced to prison on drug charges

Norfolk man sentenced to prison on drug charges

A Norfolk man was sentenced in prison for drug-related charges. 

Norfolk Arts Center to hold 'Messy' Art Camp

Norfolk Arts Center to hold 'Messy' Art Camp

Participants will get to create different kinds of special projects including making slime and straw watercolors.

WSC names Warnock new head softball coach

WSC names Warnock new head softball coach

A new era has arrived in Wayne State College softball.

Concrete Cares Golf Tournament raising funds for families battling cancer this weekend

Concrete Cares Golf Tournament raising funds for families battling cancer this weekend

The 6th annual Concrete Cares Golf Tournament will be taking place this Saturday at Fairplay Golf Course in Norfolk.

Nebraska struggles to get students back into college

Nebraska struggles to get students back into college

The COVID-19 public health emergency forced many Nebraska students to put their college careers on hold.

Battle Creek FCCLA group brings home the silver and gold

Battle Creek FCCLA group brings home the silver and gold

Battle Creek Public Schools sent FCCLA Qualifiers to California the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference, and they came back with medals. 

Norfolk man accused of striking pedestrian with car, leaving scene

Norfolk man accused of striking pedestrian with car, leaving scene

Camera footage taken from a police cruiser helped officers locate a suspect accused of striking a pedestrian with their car in northeast Nebraska over the weekend.

NSP responds to live grenade in Norfolk

NSP responds to live grenade in Norfolk

The Nebraska State Patrol encountered a different type of firework in Madison County during the 4th of July weekend.

Army specialist surprises grandparents at Tractor Pull

Army specialist surprises grandparents at Tractor Pull

An Army specialist surprised his grandparents ahead of Independence Day in Northeast Nebraska.

Nebraska medical marijuana campaign says it might fall short

Nebraska medical marijuana campaign says it might fall short

A campaign to legalize marijuana for medicinal use in Nebraska is in danger of missing its signature goal to qualify for the November general election ballot, organizers said.

Holiday heat advisory in effect for most of Nebraska

Holiday heat advisory in effect for most of Nebraska

Seventy-two of Nebraska's 93 counties are in a heat advisory this 4th of July.

No one injured as early-morning Norfolk fire damages home

No one injured as early-morning Norfolk fire damages home

No one was injured in an early-morning morning fire that damaged a northeast Nebraska home on the 4th of July.

'More than a casual toss in the trash': Coleridge vets retire 300+ flags

'More than a casual toss in the trash': Coleridge vets retire 300+ flags

The Coleridge American Legion spent their Sunday in a formal ceremony to respectfully retire more than 300 flags, at the ballpark in Coleridge. 

NSP says driver was 'like a bottle rocket' in tweet

NSP says driver was 'like a bottle rocket' in tweet

Nebraska State Patrol warns drivers to be careful as they drive this holiday weekend. 

Woodland Park celebrates woman's 100th birthday with special parade

Woodland Park celebrates woman's 100th birthday with special parade

To celebrate the amazing milestone, the town surprised brooks with a parade and a motorcycle ride.

Fire near Meadow Grove just before holiday weekend

Fire near Meadow Grove just before holiday weekend

A barn fire occurred on 538th RD near Meadow Grove before the holiday weekend.

Boone County Fair: carnivals, food trucks, and rides galore

Boone County Fair: carnivals, food trucks, and rides galore

There will be a number of classic fair specialties returning such as a carnival, food trucks, and rides.

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

Independence Day weekend will be busy in the sky and on the roads with fireworks and traffic. 

Girl Scouts work to earn BREATHE badge

Girl Scouts work to earn BREATHE badge

A group from the Girl Scouts Troop 50464 helped plant a tree at Skyview Park last week. 

West Holt Memorial Hospital: A Rural American Success Story

West Holt Memorial Hospital: A Rural American Success Story

West Holt Memorial Hospital additions finish up, save 83 jobs, and will potentially create more jobs.

Big Bang Boom announces release of documentary trailer

Big Bang Boom announces release of documentary trailer

Big Bang Boom announced Friday that the video trailer for its upcoming feature-length documentary film Behind the Boom is now available to the public.

Big Bang Boom gearing up for its 46th year

Big Bang Boom gearing up for its 46th year

Big Bang Boom will return on Saturday and the main organizers of the event are working hard to make sure everything gets done on time.

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Nebraska is no longer the westernmost team in the Big Ten.

10-year-old addresses hunger in Stanton

10-year-old addresses hunger in Stanton

One in seven children in Nebraska face hunger, according to Feeding America. Miss Stanton in Nebraska is doing something about it. 

Madison County mother sentenced for child abuse

Madison County mother sentenced for child abuse

28-year-old Jessica Arredondo was sentenced for child abuse by neglect and domestic assault.

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.

Nebraska unemployment checks delayed due to cyberattack

Nebraska unemployment checks delayed due to cyberattack

Bad news for Nebraskans receiving unemployment benefits: because of the cyberattack on the NEworks system, payments will be delayed.

One person taken to hospital after car crash in Norfolk

One person taken to hospital after car crash in Norfolk

One person was taken to the hospital after a vehicle collision in Norfolk on Thursday morning.

One person hospitalized after Knox County crash

One person hospitalized after Knox County crash

A 30-year-old O'Neill man was hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash in Knox County on Wednesday.

Sargent: The Pet of the Week

Sargent: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Sargent, you can contact the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska at 402-750-4665.

Cedar Knox Rural Water asks customers to conserve water

Cedar Knox Rural Water asks customers to conserve water

Some northeast Nebraskans are now being asked to conserve water.

No one injured in Cuming County crash

No one injured in Cuming County crash

The Cuming County Sheriff's Office and Nebraska State Patrol responded to an accident that happened on June 29, just outside of Wisner.

Scholarship established in honor of Hadar man credited with saving lives during Superior shooting

Scholarship established in honor of Hadar man credited with saving lives during Superior shooting

An endowed scholarship has been established at Northeast Community College in memory of a man who is credited with saving the lives of others during a shooting in Superior last year. 

Convicted former congressman Fortenberry begins appeal

Convicted former congressman Fortenberry begins appeal

Former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska began the process of filing an appeal Wednesday, one day after he was sentenced to two years of probation for lying to FBI agents about an illegal campaign contribution.

Push for voter ID leaves unanswered questions

Push for voter ID leaves unanswered questions

Is there vote fraud in Nebraska?

Due to dry conditions, NFD encourages people not to use fireworks this year

Due to dry conditions, NFD encourages people not to use fireworks this year

The Norfolk Fire Division is going to be on high alert through July 4th with people setting off fireworks around the community??.

Democrats energized by tight race in GOP-leaning Nebraska

Democrats energized by tight race in GOP-leaning Nebraska

A special election in Nebraska was supposed to be an easy win for House Republicans. It instead was the tightest race in decades in the GOP-dominated district, boosting confidence among Democrats

Fireworks prices are up in 2022

Fireworks prices are up in 2022

According to the American Pyrotechnic Association, prices are up 35 percent across the firework industry.

Stanton man arrested on felony drug charges in Beemer

Stanton man arrested on felony drug charges in Beemer

A 40-year-old Stanton man who was free on bond was arrested on felony drug charges in Beemer Tuesday night.

Northeast celebrates student success with Achievement Awards Celebration

Northeast celebrates student success with Achievement Awards Celebration

Northeast Community College celebrated the success of its students outside the classroom with an end-of-year celebration. The Student Awards Celebration recognized students for academic and athletic achievements during the 2021-22 year.

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska holding a special sale on cats

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska holding a special sale on cats

All cats over the age of one are free to adopt while all kittens are 50% off.

Bridge on N. Victory open to one lane of traffic

Bridge on N. Victory open to one lane of traffic

A bridge in northeast Nebraska is partially reopening after a fatal crash caused damages earlier this month.

Several red flag warnings in effect as high winds, high temps hit Nebraska

Several red flag warnings in effect as high winds, high temps hit Nebraska

The National Weather Service issued multiple red flag warnings across Nebraska for Wednesday.

Gov. Ricketts seeks applicants to fill District 19 vacancy

Gov. Ricketts seeks applicants to fill District 19 vacancy

Governor Pete Ricketts is looking for the next person to fill vacancy in the state legislature. 

Flood claims victory over Pansing Brooks in special election

Flood claims victory over Pansing Brooks in special election

Republican Mike Flood has declared victory in Nebraska’s 1st District Congressional Special Election to fill the remainder of Jeff Fortenberry’s term.

Former WSC basketball player comes up short in bid for Congress

Former WSC basketball player comes up short in bid for Congress

Former Wayne State College basketball player Jahmal Cole finished behind Jonathan Jackson, son of Rev. Jesse Jackson, in the Illinois first district congressional primary.

NDOL: Outage creating issues with unemployment site, won't affect payments

NDOL: Outage creating issues with unemployment site, won't affect payments

The Nebraska Department of Labor announced that the NEworks website is currently experiencing an outage, and could take at least two days to get back up and running.

Northeast Nebraska men arrested on drug, child abuse charges

Northeast Nebraska men arrested on drug, child abuse charges

Two northeast Nebraska men are facing felony charges after an arrest in Stanton County on Tuesday afternoon.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls.

Ahlman named new Director of Food Service at NPS

Ahlman named new Director of Food Service at NPS

Mealtime will have a different feel at Norfolk Public Schools.

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska to hold microchip clinic this Saturday

Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska to hold microchip clinic this Saturday

The shelter decided now would be a great time to put on the clinic since the Fourth of July sees the biggest rise in missing pets

Conner Fiene collects Rawlings/ABCA Gold Glove All-American honors

Conner Fiene collects Rawlings/ABCA Gold Glove All-American honors

Wayne State College senior catcher Conner Fiene has been named to the 2022 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove All-America Team announced Wednesday, June 22 by the American Baseball Coaches Association. 

Nebraska to replace GOP ex-congressman on day of sentencing

Nebraska to replace GOP ex-congressman on day of sentencing

Just hours after a judge sentences an ex-congressman from Nebraska for lying to federal agents, voters in his district are expected to elect a different conservative Republican to represent the GOP-dominated district.

Rural Pierce man arrested after reported shooting incident

Rural Pierce man arrested after reported shooting incident

A rural Pierce County man is facing multiple charges after an alleged incident involving law enforcement officials last week.

Kids Summer Series returns to Norfolk 7 Theatre

Kids Summer Series returns to Norfolk 7 Theatre

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. the theatre opens its doors to children and their parents to enjoy a family-friendly film.