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Snow covers roads, reduces visibility Sunday
Snow covers roads, reduces visibility Sunday

A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday for southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa, northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas.

Norfolk Public Library puts together holiday-themed escape room.

Norfolk Public Library puts together holiday-themed escape room.

NORFOLK, NE - Its not everyday you see an escape room at a library, but the Norfolk Public Library is using the Christmas season as an opportunity to bring one to the town.

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Sunday and Monday

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Sunday and Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a number of counties in central and far southeast Nebraska.

Nebraska DHHS Reports High Numbers of Flu Cases Across State

Nebraska DHHS Reports High Numbers of Flu Cases Across State

The Nebraska DHHS is advising people to get a flu shot to best prevent the spread of the illness.

Norfolk Public Schools discussing potential bond for 2020 ballot

Norfolk Public Schools discussing potential bond for 2020 ballot

NORFOLK, NE - Norfolk Public Schools is looking at a potential bond that would help fund improvements to five schools in the district.

Stand-off Following Pursuit Ends Safely in Cedar County

Stand-off Following Pursuit Ends Safely in Cedar County

Northeast Nebraska law enforcement were able to safely end a standoff situation this afternoon near Laurel.

Nebraska state tax collections beat expectations in November

Nebraska state tax collections beat expectations in November

Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected last month.

Stanton man arrested on drug and weapons charge

Stanton man arrested on drug and weapons charge

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Stanton man on Friday near the Courthouse after he was seen driving a car with expired registration and fictitious plates.

Bishop Conley to take medical leave of absence

Bishop Conley to take medical leave of absence

The Diocese of Lincoln has announced Friday that Bishop James Conley will take a medical leave of absence, effective immediately.

One Dead, Three Injured in Saunders County Crash

One Dead, Three Injured in Saunders County Crash

Authorities say slick roads from Friday morning's glaze of freezing rain contributed to a traffic accident north of Mead that took one person's life and injured three others.

Man accused of interfering with flight attendant acquitted

Man accused of interfering with flight attendant acquitted

A man accused of interfering with a flight attendant on a plane diverted to Omaha has been acquitted.

Wilber Meat Market reopening as 'Karpisek's Market' Saturday

Wilber Meat Market reopening as 'Karpisek's Market' Saturday

the market will reopen at 119 West 3rd in Wilber as "Karpisek's Market," with a soft opening set for Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Documentary crew passes on skills, storytelling lessons to Omaha Nation students

Documentary crew passes on skills, storytelling lessons to Omaha Nation students

MACY, NE - Students at Omaha Nation Public Schools are getting a unique opportunity thanks in part to a documentary crew that is filming at their school. I Love Public Schools is working with the students to improve technical skills like shooting video an

Panhandle College Placed on Lockout

Panhandle College Placed on Lockout

The Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff Campus is on lockout.

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highway 11 Bridge South of Butte

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highway 11 Bridge South of Butte

The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the opening of the Highway 11 bridge, south of Butte.

Father, Adult Son Plead Guilty In Black Market Eagle Trafficking

Father, Adult Son Plead Guilty In Black Market Eagle Trafficking

A father and his adult son have pleaded guilty in South Dakota to federal charges in a case that offered a glimpse into the illegal trafficking of eagles and other protected birds.

Another Successful Bighorn Sheep Hunting Season

Another Successful Bighorn Sheep Hunting Season

Nebraska’s bighorn sheep hunting season wrapped up Wednesday afternoon as the second of the state’s two permit holders found success at Montz Point Wildlife Management Area in Scotts Bluff County.

Nebraska college savings plan to get new manager, lower fees

Nebraska college savings plan to get new manager, lower fees

Nebraska’s state-sponsored college savings plan is getting a new program manager and lower fees.

Slumberland Furniture donates mattresses to children in need

Slumberland Furniture donates mattresses to children in need

Children across the Tri-Cities will be sleeping better this holiday season thanks to Slumberland Furniture and their "Making Homes for the Holidays" event.

Agriculture conference draws thousands to Omaha

Agriculture conference draws thousands to Omaha

Thousands of farmers from across the nation are in Omaha for the Farmer2Farmer Conference with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

Investigation reveals February missing persons case now a homicide

Investigation reveals February missing persons case now a homicide

An Omaha Police investigation has revealed that a missing man is the victim of a homicide.

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed girl, documents say

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed girl, documents say

Carbon monoxide poisoning is the apparent cause of death for a 4-year-old Nebraska girl, whose Kansas grandfather is charged with first-degree murder.

NCN Exclusive: State Fair Board Facing Lawsuit

NCN Exclusive: State Fair Board Facing Lawsuit

On the heels of an exclusive News Channel Nebraska investigation, the Nebraska State Fair Board is being accused of violating two key laws aimed at keeping the public informed.

Peru State College Hosts Career Challenge

Peru State College Hosts Career Challenge

Kadlec says students look forward to the competition

Community divided over nativity scene on courthouse lawn

Community divided over nativity scene on courthouse lawn

An atheist leader says his organization will fight to add displays of its own if a nativity scene is returned to a courthouse lawn in southern Iowa.

September golf tournament raises $16K for Western Nebraska Community College

September golf tournament raises $16K for Western Nebraska Community College

Western Nebraska Community College received a $16,650 donation from the Nebraska Public Power District and Wells Fargo, resulting from the 28th annual Nebraska Open golf tournament in September.

80-year-old Scottsbluff woman hit by vehicle while in crosswalk

80-year-old Scottsbluff woman hit by vehicle while in crosswalk

Scottsbluff Police Officers were dispatched to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident on Thursday, December 12, at the intersection of East 20th Street and 5th Avenue.

Sidney City Council considering rate changes to water and electric

Sidney City Council considering rate changes to water and electric

City Manager Ed Sadler presented the proposal to Council at their meeting Tuesday night. 

'Shop early': US Christmas trees supplies tight, prices up

'Shop early': US Christmas trees supplies tight, prices up

With Christmas less than two weeks away, finding the perfect tree might take some searching.

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed girl, documents say

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed girl, documents say

Carbon monoxide poisoning is the apparent cause of death for a 4-year-old Nebraska girl, whose Kansas grandfather is charged with first-degree murder.

Ag Secretary: Trump Not Distracted by Impeachment

Ag Secretary: Trump Not Distracted by Impeachment

From President Trump's trade wars to his pending impeachment, the President has a friend in Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Perdue was in Nebraska today, talking with farmers and touring a controversial chicken processing plant in Fremont.

Auburn Man Charged With Child Exploitation

Auburn Man Charged With Child Exploitation

Possession of child pornography and multiple counts of child abuse

House Fire Victim Says She Still Believes In Miracles

House Fire Victim Says She Still Believes In Miracles

Falls City woman and disabled son are discovering together the need to start over

Executive Director of Gage Area Growth Enterprise(NGage), Taking New Job in Lincoln

Executive Director of Gage Area Growth Enterprise(NGage), Taking New Job in Lincoln

NGage Executive Director to leave post at end of this year.

NPPD: There will be no rate increase

NPPD: There will be no rate increase

Customers won't see a rise in rates next year, according to NPPD.

John C. Kesterson House - a closer look at the historic Fairbury home

John C. Kesterson House - a closer look at the historic Fairbury home

The John C. Kesterson House was built by and named after a successful horse-breeder, freighter and businessman in 1879. It’s currently owned by Jonni Hemphill and her husband, Josh.

NPPD to keep electricity rates flat, and offer bill credits

NPPD to keep electricity rates flat, and offer bill credits

Nebraska's largest utility will keep electricity rates flat next year and give customers a small credit on their bills starting in February.

Woman in critical condition after car goes off bridge

Woman in critical condition after car goes off bridge

An Iowa woman is in the hospital after her vehicle went off a bridge on I-680 in Omaha on Thursday.

Omaha man killed in Thursday morning crash

Omaha man killed in Thursday morning crash

Police have identified the victim of a deadly traffic accident Thursday morning as 66-year-old Glen Smith of Omaha.

Beatrice City Attorney Suspended With Pay

Beatrice City Attorney Suspended With Pay

City Attorney for Beatrice on suspension.

Northern Ponca Housing Authority Gets $5 Million For Development

Northern Ponca Housing Authority Gets $5 Million For Development

Millions of dollars of federal funding has been awarded to build housing for a Nebraska Native American Housing Authority.

Lincoln man arrested after leading police on chase and hitting house

Lincoln man arrested after leading police on chase and hitting house

Lincoln Police say a man was arrested Thursday morning after he led officers on a chase in a stolen car and ran into a Lincoln home.

Community Welcomes Seven New Fire Engines

Community Welcomes Seven New Fire Engines

Lincoln city officials and the public welcomed seven new fire engines into Lincoln Fire and Rescue's fleet Thursday morning.

Accident near Richland kills one

Accident near Richland kills one

A Schuyler man is dead after a pickup crashed into a semi Thursday morning in eastern Nebraska's Colfax County.

UPDATE: Norfolk 275 and 25th Street Crash

UPDATE: Norfolk 275 and 25th Street Crash

Three people are recovering from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday.

Company won't reopen flood-damaged Nebraska jerky plant

Company won't reopen flood-damaged Nebraska jerky plant

A Wisconsin-based company has decided to not reopen its flood-damaged plant in eastern Nebraska.

CHI Health St Francis gives tours of new cancer center

CHI Health St Francis gives tours of new cancer center

After nearly a decade of planning and preparing and a year of construction, Grand Island's new cancer treatment center is ready to open it's doors.

Siena Francis House cuts ribbon to new homeless facility

Siena Francis House cuts ribbon to new homeless facility

The ceremonial ribbon has been cut and now the transition begins for the metro’s largest homeless shelter, the Siena Francis House.

Sarpy county family violated after hacker gets inside Ring camera

Sarpy county family violated after hacker gets inside Ring camera

Early Wednesday morning a voice came through the Krcilek's Ring Camera that sat on their kitchen counter.

Adrian Smith: "No evidence of any crime" in Impeachment Effort

Adrian Smith: "No evidence of any crime" in Impeachment Effort

Nebraska Republican House member says there's no reason to remove President Trump, from office.

2 former Nebraska players appear before judge for first time Wednesday

2 former Nebraska players appear before judge for first time Wednesday

Two former Nebraska football players arrested in connection with a sexual assault allegation faced a judge via video arraignment for the first time Wednesday.

Beatrice Water Department Considers Capping Troublesome Water Main

Beatrice Water Department Considers Capping Troublesome Water Main

Beatrice officials considering taking old water main out of service

Agri-Plastics continuing to grow in Sidney

Agri-Plastics continuing to grow in Sidney

Agri-Plastics continues to grow with the addition of their newest subsidiary company

Fort Morgan man accused of holding woman and infant at knifepoint

Fort Morgan man accused of holding woman and infant at knifepoint

A 35-year-old Colorado man who allegedly held a female and infant hostage at knifepoint has turned himself in to Sterling Police.

Survey says Iowa farmland values rose despite challenges

Survey says Iowa farmland values rose despite challenges

An Iowa State University survey says farmland values in the state rose 2.3% over the past year, despite the trade disputes and declining income.

Inmate death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

Inmate death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

An inmate has died at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

USDA Extends Deadlines for Dairy Margin Coverage, Market Facilitation Programs

USDA Extends Deadlines for Dairy Margin Coverage, Market Facilitation Programs

Due to the prolonged impacts of weather events this year, the USDA has extended the deadline to December 20th for producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage program for the 2020 year.

Goodwill Image Rebuild Continues

Goodwill Image Rebuild Continues

Goodwill of Omaha has a new feather in its hat, nearly three years after scandal roared through the organization.

According to the charity, it was voted first place in the “Best Thrift Store” category by Omaha Magazine.

Highway patrol recovers man's body at Lake of the Ozarks

Highway patrol recovers man's body at Lake of the Ozarks

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says divers recovered a man's body in the Lake of the Ozarks.

School-sponsored raccoon hunt generates complaints

School-sponsored raccoon hunt generates complaints

A southeast Missouri school district was flooded with complaints over the latest school-sponsored raccoon hunt, a tradition that dates back 37 years.

Iowa state center under investigation; top official put on leave

Iowa state center under investigation; top official put on leave

The superintendent of Iowa's care center for people with intellectual disabilities has been placed on paid leave amid a federal investigation into the facility.

Iowa governor launches anti-vaping social media campaign

Iowa governor launches anti-vaping social media campaign

Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced a public service campaign to address increased vaping by Iowa teenagers.

Flooded farmers face growing dilemma in warming world

Flooded farmers face growing dilemma in warming world

This year’s record rainfall and devastating flooding are forcing tough decisions about the future of farming in the face of climate change.

Communities still recovering after flooding

Communities still recovering after flooding

What was once freshly harvested fields, now looks like a lake. There's a shed blown over and a house ruined by floodwater.

Annual Friend Christmas Festival draws hundreds to downtown Wednesday

Annual Friend Christmas Festival draws hundreds to downtown Wednesday

The event started with a soup supper at the Friend Community Building at 5 p.m. There was also a Christmas prize basket drawing at the Friend Historical Society Building with raffle ticket sale proceeds going toward the Community Club.

Fairbury man arrested Tuesday on terroristic threats, officer assault, drug charges

Fairbury man arrested Tuesday on terroristic threats, officer assault, drug charges

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Fairbury City Offices, stating that 62-year-old Gerald Meyer walked into their office with an ax and a crowbar Tuesday, making threats toward city officials.

Salmonella Illness Reported At Corrections Center

Salmonella Illness Reported At Corrections Center

Salmonella illness reported at corrections center