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QAnon follower who chased officer convicted in Jan. 6 trial
QAnon follower who chased officer convicted in Jan. 6 trial

An Iowa man was convicted Friday of charges that he led a crowd of rioters in chasing a U.S. Capitol police officer up a staircase and accosting other officers guarding the Senate, one of the most harrowing scenes of the mob’s attack that day.

Norfolk Public Library bringing back after-school activities for children

Norfolk Public Library bringing back after-school activities for children

Norfolk Public Library has begun hosting after-school activities and has clubs and events planned for all throughout Autumn.

Norfolk Hy-Vee East employee wins Legendary Customer Service Award

Norfolk Hy-Vee East employee wins Legendary Customer Service Award

Mary Magana, a customer service employee at Hy-Vee East in Norfolk, is a recipient of this year's Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award.

LENRD declares a drought emergency for region

LENRD declares a drought emergency for region

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District is now working on a plan to help manage water in the district to combat the drought.

Trailer home catches fire in Norfolk

Trailer home catches fire in Norfolk

A trailer home caught fire Thursday afternoon in Norfolk.

Back for more: 10th annual Norfolk Oktoberfest returns on Friday

Back for more: 10th annual Norfolk Oktoberfest returns on Friday

The event celebrates the area’s german heritage and the fall harvest. Oktoberfest features things like live music, a beer garden, german food, and even Dachshund races.

Businesses experiencing 'difficult' pumpkin shortage this fall

Businesses experiencing 'difficult' pumpkin shortage this fall

Poppy's Pumpkin Patch located in Norfolk hasn't had the amount of pumpkins it usually does.

Schuyler man indicted for allegedly producing fake social security cards

Schuyler man indicted for allegedly producing fake social security cards

A 26-year-old Schuyler man has been indicted in federal court for allegedly providing fraudulent social security cards.

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

A total of 36 new U.S. citizens from 18 countries celebrated their newly minted citizenship at a historic building last week.

Prokopec receives award honoring service to Columbus community

Prokopec receives award honoring service to Columbus community

A Columbus nurse is receiving recognition from her employer for exemplary service to her community.

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

In the 1970s when George Naylor said he wanted to grow organic crops, the idea didn’t go over well.

South Dakota AG plans to hire missing Indigenous coordinator

South Dakota AG plans to hire missing Indigenous coordinator

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo announced Tuesday that he plans to hire a law enforcement officer to coordinate investigation into the disappearance and murder of Indigenous people.

'We're gonna have to bust our butts': Wayne football loves when Pierce comes to town

'We're gonna have to bust our butts': Wayne football loves when Pierce comes to town

The team is 1-3 on the season but their head coach, Hayden DeLano says the team keeps getting better each week.

'People need to get out and vote': Election officials provide easy ways to register

'People need to get out and vote': Election officials provide easy ways to register

With important races looming, officials are doing everything they can to help people get out and make their voices heard.

WSC reaches its sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth, pushes student retention

WSC reaches its sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth, pushes student retention

Wayne State College has reached its sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth. But it's not just about bringing students in. It's about keeping them.

Norfolk Public Schools honors NSAA Officials Appreciation Week

Norfolk Public Schools honors NSAA Officials Appreciation Week

The Norfolk Public School announced that September 19-24 is NSAA Fall Officials Appreciation Week.

Ethics board keeps 'action' secret on complaint against Noem

Ethics board keeps 'action' secret on complaint against Noem

A South Dakota ethics board is keeping it a secret what action it took after finding there was evidence Gov. Kristi Noem improperly intervened in her daughter’s application for a real estate appraiser license.

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

It may be a bye week for Nebraska, but there was no shortage of talking points at Mickey Joseph’s Tuesday press conference.

Norfolk approves property tax levy for next fiscal year

Norfolk approves property tax levy for next fiscal year

The city of Norfolk unanimously approved its property tax levy, and property owners will likely see an increase in their taxes.

Ninth Annual Cars-N-Caroll Show & Shine coming this Sunday

Ninth Annual Cars-N-Caroll Show & Shine coming this Sunday

A town in northeast Nebraska is holding a car show this weekend.

Bank of the Valley's Schuyler branch preparing to open next week

Bank of the Valley's Schuyler branch preparing to open next week

A new bank is gearing up to open in Colfax County, with construction on the new building having just wrapped up.

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

A lot has changed in the world of college football since it was announced Oklahoma and Nebraska would play one another in back to back years five years ago.

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Nebraska interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph has relieved defensive coordinator Erik Chinander of his duties. 

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

A day that started with widespread optimism, did not end the way the Huskers had hoped as Oklahoma dominates Nebraska 49-14.

Colorado man convicted in 1982 slayings of 2 women

Colorado man convicted in 1982 slayings of 2 women

A Colorado man has been convicted of first-degree murder and other charges in the cold case slayings of two women whose bodies were found near the mountain resort town of Breckenridge in 1982.

Hispanic community celebrated in Norfolk

Hispanic community celebrated in Norfolk

The Elkhorn Valley Museum in Norfolk hosted a Hispanic Heritage Festival all-day Saturday, highlighting all of the great things the Hispanic community does around Nebraska.

Gov. Kristi Noem silent on possible appeal to ethics board

Gov. Kristi Noem silent on possible appeal to ethics board

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem faced a Friday deadline to appeal a state ethics board’s finding that there was evidence she improperly intervened in her daughter’s application for a real estate appraiser license.

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

An important part of the game day tradition at Memorial Stadium is keeping fans safe and that’s exactly the goal of the Nebraska State Patrol.

Westside Elementary named as a 2022 Blue Ribbon School

Westside Elementary named as a 2022 Blue Ribbon School

Westside Elementary in Norfolk has been named as one of five Nebraska schools chosen as a national Blue Ribbon school for 2022.

Norfolk, Fremont to resume 4th quarter tie on Friday afternoon after lightning delay

Norfolk, Fremont to resume 4th quarter tie on Friday afternoon after lightning delay

The Norfolk Panthers and Fremont Tigers brought back their rivalry on Thursday night and it had everything a fan could want. Big plays, close finishes and suspense - maybe a little too much suspense. 

Loup County student wins national award for unsung hero documentary

Loup County student wins national award for unsung hero documentary

Gracie Conrad's documentary beat out hundreds of entries to win the International Discovery Award.

CASA is conducting their second Chalk Art Competition

CASA is conducting their second Chalk Art Competition

Court Appointed Special Advocates better known as CASA is now accepting admissions for the second Chalk Art Competition.

ASNN's annual Bark-B-Q returns to Norfolk this Sunday

ASNN's annual Bark-B-Q returns to Norfolk this Sunday

An animal shelter in northeast Nebraska is raising money for a good cause

2023 United Way campaign kicks off with Tuesday event

2023 United Way campaign kicks off with Tuesday event

The 2023 United Way campaign kickoff meeting occurred Tuesday evening at the Norfolk Country Club, with attendees focusing on ways to benefit the residents of northeast Nebraska.

Iowa teen who killed rapist sentenced, ordered to pay $150K

Iowa teen who killed rapist sentenced, ordered to pay $150K

A teenage human trafficking victim, initially charged for first-degree murder after stabbing her accused rapist to death, was sentenced in Iowa to five years of closely supervised probation and made to pay $150,000 restitution to the man’s family.

Color Your Recovery Run returns for 9th year in Norfolk

Color Your Recovery Run returns for 9th year in Norfolk

It's time to get your body moving, while doing so for a good cause.

Ten injured in partial barn collapse in South Dakota

Ten injured in partial barn collapse in South Dakota

Officials in northeastern South Dakota are investigating the partial collapse of a barn that injured ten workers.

Platte Institute holds seminar ahead of public tax hearing

Platte Institute holds seminar ahead of public tax hearing

With a new property tax transparency law in Nebraska, one group held a seminar ahead of the hearing that will be held later this month.

#3 Wayne State volleyball sweeps Peru State in final non-conference game of the season

#3 Wayne State volleyball sweeps Peru State in final non-conference game of the season

#3 Wayne State Wildcats swept Peru State Bobcats 25-14, 25-8, 25-13, in non-conference finale in Rice Auditorium Tuesday evening. Wayne State moves to 12-0 on the season while Peru State falls to 4-8.

Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week

Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week

It’s a new era for Husker football. Scott Frost is out as head coach, Mickey Joseph in as interim head coach.

NPS reveals budget, tax levy ahead of a final vote

NPS reveals budget, tax levy ahead of a final vote

Norfolk Public Schools has set the final number for their tax levy and budget ahead of its approval vote later this month.

Gov. Kristi Noem's activity to be limited after back surgery

Gov. Kristi Noem's activity to be limited after back surgery

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has disclosed that she recently underwent back surgery to treat an injury impacting her spine.

‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football

‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football

Trev Alberts called it a tough and sad day, that being the firing of head coach Scott Frost on Sunday

South Dakota tribes buy land near Wounded Knee massacre site

South Dakota tribes buy land near Wounded Knee massacre site

Two American Indian tribes in South Dakota have joined forces to purchase 40 acres around the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark, the site of one of the deadliest massacres in U.S. history.

Conservative college’s curriculum gets foothold in S. Dakota

Conservative college’s curriculum gets foothold in S. Dakota

A few days before middle school teacher Shaun Nielsen joined a work group to develop South Dakota’s social studies standards, he got a thick package in the mail.

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

Nebraska fell to Georgia Southern 45-42 on Saturday night in Lincoln. 

Norfolk Beef Expo returns this weekend for 73rd year

Norfolk Beef Expo returns this weekend for 73rd year

Multiple competitions are scheduled throughout Sunday and an auction will be held at the end of the expo.

Norfolk Area Pride hosts 2nd annual pride festival

Norfolk Area Pride hosts 2nd annual pride festival

The festival featured over 50 vendors, live music, live speakers, and much more.

Gov. Kristi Noem tried to avoid ethics hearing, seal records

Gov. Kristi Noem tried to avoid ethics hearing, seal records

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem asked a state ethics board to dismiss a complaint against her without a public hearing and to seal off certain records, documents released Friday by the state’s Government Accountability Board show.

STOMP Out Epilepsy hosts third annual event in Norfolk

STOMP Out Epilepsy hosts third annual event in Norfolk

The third annual STOMP Out Epilepsy was back in action at the Fountain Point Medical Community to raise awareness for people who suffer from forms of epilepsy.

US92 hosts St. Jude golf tournament

US92 hosts St. Jude golf tournament

The event was held at the Norfolk Country Club with teams hitting the links for a great cause.

Noem sought to avoid ethics hearing, seal off records

Noem sought to avoid ethics hearing, seal off records

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem asked a state ethics board to dismiss a complaint against her without a public hearing and to seal off certain records.

LENRD lowers tax levy, but tax request increases for 2023

LENRD lowers tax levy, but tax request increases for 2023

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District has approved its budget for 2023.

'I like our boys up front': Wakefield ready to take on Pender

'I like our boys up front': Wakefield ready to take on Pender

Despite the improvements the Trojans have made, Hassler said he wants the passing game to get going.

Record-breaking Northeast soccer team a 'melting pot' of players from around the globe

Record-breaking Northeast soccer team a 'melting pot' of players from around the globe

A soccer team in northeast Nebraska has been making headlines for breaking its school's single-season wins record, but what's also unique about this team is their global makeup.

Drought continues in Missouri River basin

Drought continues in Missouri River basin

River meeting at Nebraska City scheduled Oct. 26

Pender football hopes to regroup against Wakefield

Pender football hopes to regroup against Wakefield

Their head coach, Cody Volk said his team needs to be more physical this week against Wakefield.

Brooks & Dunn: The Pets of the Week

Brooks & Dunn: The Pets of the Week

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

Norfolk approves new tiny house district

Norfolk approves new tiny house district

Tiny houses are now an option for some property owners in Norfolk, following the council decision on Tuesday.

Husker volleyball readies for #17 Creighton

Husker volleyball readies for #17 Creighton

Nebraska Volleyball has yet to lose a match, or even a set in 2022, but they face their toughest test to date this Wednesday.

Frost, Huskers see improvement in run game, room for improvement in tackling

Frost, Huskers see improvement in run game, room for improvement in tackling

After Nebraska's 38-17 win over North Dakota on Saturday head coach Scott Frost and the Huskers had time to reflect on the win.

Tiny of village of Uehling celebrates Labor Day with fireworks, family festivities

Tiny of village of Uehling celebrates Labor Day with fireworks, family festivities

A tiny village in northeast Nebraska held the largest Labor Day weekend fireworks display in the state.

Midwestern, national acts shine at festival founded by Hooper native, WSC grad

Midwestern, national acts shine at festival founded by Hooper native, WSC grad

In what is becoming a comedy tradition in the Metro, the Omaha Comedy Festival made its yearly return over the weekend.

Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 injured from stabbings

Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 injured from stabbings

A series of stabbings in two communities in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan left 10 people dead and 15 wounded, authorities said Sunday. Police are looking for two suspects.

Lincoln, Memorial Stadium impress large group of UND fans

Lincoln, Memorial Stadium impress large group of UND fans

On Saturday, Nebraska hosted North Dakota in their 2022 home opener and a large group of Fighting Hawks faithful made the trip to Lincoln.