Regional 

Skyview Lake celebrates 20 years since vital renovations
Skyview Lake celebrates 20 years since vital renovations

Skyview Lake received lake-saving renovations back in 2004.

Norfolk Bar Olympics to honor 'those gone way too soon'

Norfolk Bar Olympics to honor 'those gone way too soon'

The Norfolk Bar Olympics is open for anyone to sign up. The event takes place on June 22.

New Daily Cattle Trading Limits

New Daily Cattle Trading Limits

The CME live cattle and feeder cattle contracts opened this Monday with new daily and expanded limits. The live cattle futures complex previously had a daily limit of $6.75, now its new daily limit is $7.50, and the new expanded limit is $11.25. The feede

Bloomfield woman to be inducted into Nebraska Rocks Hall of Fame

Bloomfield woman to be inducted into Nebraska Rocks Hall of Fame

Laurie Larsen's rich music history is being recognized by the NebraskaRocks Hall of Fame.

Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later

Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said a woman who’d been pronounced dead and later came back to life in a Lincoln funeral home has died.

Years after landmark study, number of missing Natives in Nebraska has nearly doubled

Years after landmark study, number of missing Natives in Nebraska has nearly doubled

Despite lack of action on report’s recommendations, officials say they are making progress reporting and identifying missing Native people.

Big Bang Boom seeks additional funding

Big Bang Boom seeks additional funding

The fireworks display will be on Saturday, June 29.

Stanton community breaks ground on new veteran memorial park

Stanton community breaks ground on new veteran memorial park

On Memorial Day, the Stanton community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Stanton County Veteran Memorial Park.

Norfolk City Council presents TIF report

Norfolk City Council presents TIF report

The Norfolk City Council presented every TIF project so there is no more misunderstanding.

Nebraska students reveal how to talk to teens about drugs, vaping, alcohol

Nebraska students reveal how to talk to teens about drugs, vaping, alcohol

As high schoolers across the country graduate, it’s also a good time of year to talk to children about drugs, vaping and alcohol, but how do you have that conversation?

Voter ID Laws now in effect, no difference in turnout

Voter ID Laws now in effect, no difference in turnout

With Tuesday being election day for the state of Nebraska, some minor differences make the voting process slightly different for citizens.

Procession escorted by Norfolk Police for fallen deputy

Procession escorted by Norfolk Police for fallen deputy

A procession escorted by Norfolk Police was held for an off-duty deputy who passed away last week in a tragic accident

New Norfolk apartment complex holds groundbreaking ceremony

New Norfolk apartment complex holds groundbreaking ceremony

The Foundry Apartments will be a 178-unit complex, located on the north end of Big Red Restaurant and Sports Bar near Highway 275.

NECC building collapses in downtown Norfolk

NECC building collapses in downtown Norfolk

A building in downtown Norfolk has collapsed. This happened around 1:00 p.m. near 7th Street and Norfolk Avenue. 

Sunset Plaza Mall T.I.F. bond approved for $3.5 million

Sunset Plaza Mall T.I.F. bond approved for $3.5 million

The Norfolk Community Development Agency held a rather large, but brief, discussion in regards to a tax increment funding project on Monday night. 

Gov. Jim Pillen surveys eastern Nebraska tornado damage

Gov. Jim Pillen surveys eastern Nebraska tornado damage

Governor Jim Pillen and Colonel John Bolduc flew with the Nebraska State Patrol Aviation Support Unit today to survey damage caused by tornadoes Friday in eastern Nebraska.

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm season for the midwest has just begun. The state of Nebraska prepares for the upcoming 'tornado season'.

Hawks walk it off against the Redtails for Saturday sweep

Hawks walk it off against the Redtails for Saturday sweep

The Northeast Hawks came into Saturday on a 25-game losing skid, but none of it mattered with a doubleheader sweep of the Hawkeye Redtails on Saturday afternoon.

Biden Administration awards $62M grant to Center of Rural Affairs

Biden Administration awards $62M grant to Center of Rural Affairs

The Biden Administration awarded a $62 million solar power grant to the state of Nebraska.

State Journalism hosted at Northeast Community College

State Journalism hosted at Northeast Community College

Northeast Community College is hosting State Journalism on Monday and Tuesday.

Lincoln Southwest defeats Norfolk 1-0 to repeat as HAC Tournament Champions

Lincoln Southwest defeats Norfolk 1-0 to repeat as HAC Tournament Champions

The Silverhawks, after defeating the Lincoln Southeast Knights on Wednesday 3-2 (OT), traveled back up to Norfolk on Friday for a date with the Panthers, winning 1-0

Union at Riverpoint project put on hold amid dispute

Union at Riverpoint project put on hold amid dispute

Developer Mark Otto has decided to table the project on First Street for the time being after citing a "toxic" environment.

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. 

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Rural hospitals in Nebraska face financial crisis

Rural hospitals in Nebraska face financial crisis

Hospitals across Nebraska are struggling financially especially if you live in a rural area.

Norris survives upset scare with overtime win in state basketball tournament

Norris survives upset scare with overtime win in state basketball tournament

Norris countered Bennington’s upset bid with an overtime win over the Badgers, 61-56, to book their ticket to the state semifinals. 

Crete basketball fends off upset bid with win over Platteview in state tournament

Crete basketball fends off upset bid with win over Platteview in state tournament

Crete remains undefeated with a State Basketball tournament win over Platteview 43-30 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

GACC stuns top-seeded North Platte St Patrick's at the buzzer in State Tournament

GACC stuns top-seeded North Platte St Patrick's at the buzzer in State Tournament

The Bluejays drew up the perfect play to Myles Dinslage on the low post that set up a game-winning shot to knock of the top seeded Irish

Sen. Ricketts hosts briefing in Norfolk to discuss issues at southern border

Sen. Ricketts hosts briefing in Norfolk to discuss issues at southern border

U.S. Sen. Pete Ricketts made a stop in Norfolk on Monday as part of his border briefing plan across the state.

Gov. Pillen talks property tax reform at West Point town hall meeting

Gov. Pillen talks property tax reform at West Point town hall meeting

At the weekly town hall meeting in West Point on Monday, Gov. Pillen said now is a great time for Nebraskans to capitalize on new opportunities. 

More history is made at State Finals with Overton Class D2 title

More history is made at State Finals with Overton Class D2 title

Overton joins the list of new state champions as it defeats Wynot 44-40 in the Class D2 State Championship Saturday night. 

Millard West wins first Class A state title over Bellevue West in nail biter

Millard West wins first Class A state title over Bellevue West in nail biter

Millard West took down Bellevue West 58-55 Saturday to win its first Class A state title in school history.

McCool Junction falls in 1st round of state tournament for second straight year

McCool Junction falls in 1st round of state tournament for second straight year

The St. Mary's Cardinals held the McCool Junction Mustangs to only two points in the second quarter to advance to the semifinals of the NSAA state basketball tournament. 

Strong winds increase risk of fire in Nebraska

Strong winds increase risk of fire in Nebraska

According to our accuweather forecast report, 35-45 mph wind gusts are moving to the southeast, pelting towns like Norfolk and the areas around it. 

Human trafficking awareness in Nebraska and how to stay safe

Human trafficking awareness in Nebraska and how to stay safe

Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery and is happening all over Nebraska. It's a multi-billion-dollar operation that happens illegally.

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

Boone Central and Battle Creek to face off in C1-8 Sub-District Final

First overall seed Boone Central survived a battle with fourth seeded Ord, while second seeded O'Neill and third seeded Battle Creek traded punches back in forth until the Braves landed the final blow

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

Pierce's rally falls short in season-ending thriller against Ord

For the Pierce Bluejays, it just wasn't enough as the Ord Chanticleers managed to stay alive with a 43-35 victory in the Class C1-8 Sub District first round on Monday night.

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

Norfolk Buddy Baseball giving those with disabilities a chance to play ball

The Norfolk Buddy Baseball program is a league that's designed to help those with disabilities to be able to play the sport of baseball.

Wynot punches ticket to District Final after topping Humphrey-St Francis

Wynot punches ticket to District Final after topping Humphrey-St Francis

For the second straight season, Wynot wins the Class D2-6 Subdistrict and secures a bid to another District Final. And just like last season, the Blue Devils had to overcome the Humphrey-St Francis Flyers.

Big third quarter propels Hawks over Raiders in rivalry win

Big third quarter propels Hawks over Raiders in rivalry win

The Northeast CC Hawks snap a two game losing streak after defeating the Central CC Columbus Raiders at home 68-53

Hawks match highest point total of the season in blowout win over Raiders

Hawks match highest point total of the season in blowout win over Raiders

The highly anticipated "Battle for Highway 81" rivalry between Northeast CC and Central CC-Columbus saw pure dominance from the hometown Hawks

Flower Shops prepare for Valentine's Day rush

Flower Shops prepare for Valentine's Day rush

Flower Shops in Norfolk prepare for their biggest day of the year.

Lutheran High Northeast flies by Laurel-Concord-Coleridge for big bounce back win

Lutheran High Northeast flies by Laurel-Concord-Coleridge for big bounce back win

Lutheran High Northeast has had a tremendous season so far and it continued on Tuesday night with a home win over Laurel-Concord-Coleridge

Laurel-Concord-Coleridge takes early lead the distance in win over Lutheran High Northeast

Laurel-Concord-Coleridge takes early lead the distance in win over Lutheran High Northeast

The LCC Bears improved on their already good season with another win, this time against the Eagles of LHNE

Ice jams may cause flooding throughout parts of the state

Ice jams may cause flooding throughout parts of the state

Parts of Nebraska are under a hazardous weather advisory.

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

The University of Nebraska is making aggressive efforts in keeping the best and brightest of the future generation in the Cornhusker state when they pursue higher education.

West Point-Beemer and North Bend Central win in semifinals, ready for duel in East Husker Conference Championship

West Point-Beemer and North Bend Central win in semifinals, ready for duel in East Husker Conference Championship

North Bend Central and West Point-Beemer are set for action in the East Husker Conference final on Saturday night.

Pender and West Point-Beemer set to face off in East Husker Conference Championship

Pender and West Point-Beemer set to face off in East Husker Conference Championship

One of the best basketball conferences in all of Nebraska has its final two tournament teams set for a duel on Saturday night as Pender and West Point-Beemer pick up wins in the East Husker Conference Tournament semi-finals.

Jeffrey Stewart update: Pretrial continued to March

Jeffrey Stewart update: Pretrial continued to March

Jeffrey Stewart appeared in Madison County District Court on Monday. In what was a short appearance, Stewart's trial was continued until March 25. 

Boone Central overcomes first half deficit to beat Battle Creek late

Boone Central overcomes first half deficit to beat Battle Creek late

The Cardinals entered Friday nights game as winners of 7 out of the their last 8 contests and managed to squeak out another win over the Braves

Bravettes pull away from Cardinals with strong second half

Bravettes pull away from Cardinals with strong second half

Battle Creek traveled to Albion and shut down the Boone Central Cardinals in the second half en route to a big win

#1 Ponca and their perfect season survive a double overtime thriller against Wynot

#1 Ponca and their perfect season survive a double overtime thriller against Wynot

In a game that featured physicality, intensity, drama and even an 1,000 point scorer, it was the Ponca Indians that came out on top against the Wynot Blue Devils 64-55 in double overtime.

Wynot moves win streak to five after strolling past Ponca

Wynot moves win streak to five after strolling past Ponca

The scoring started early for the Blue Devils and it never slowed down as Wynot took down Ponca 47-31 on Thursday night.

Crews working to move longtime bridge in Norfolk

Crews working to move longtime bridge in Norfolk

Crews started moving a long-standing Norfolk bridge on Thursday.

Quadruple murder case in Laurel heads to Cedar County District Court

Quadruple murder case in Laurel heads to Cedar County District Court

Monday kicked off the first day of pre-trials for both Jason and Carrie Jones. 

Cedar County Court holds murder pre-trial for David Phillips Jr.

Cedar County Court holds murder pre-trial for David Phillips Jr.

A Louisiana man accused of murder had a pre-trial Monday at Cedar County Court.

Ruskamp murder case bound to District Court

Ruskamp murder case bound to District Court

A 31-year-old Wisner man had his case bound over from Wayne County Court to Wayne County District Court as of Monday. 

Bearcats offense fires on all cylinders as Kearney cruises by Norfolk

Bearcats offense fires on all cylinders as Kearney cruises by Norfolk

From the opening tip until the final buzzer rang, the Bearcats would not be denied.

Kearney relies on early lead to power past Norfolk on the road

Kearney relies on early lead to power past Norfolk on the road

The Bearcats traveled up to Norfolk on Friday night to square off against the Panthers and came away with their 8th win on the season.