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Riverpoint Arts Festival immerses kids in the arts

Riverpoint Arts Festival immerses kids in the arts

Face painting, balloon animals, pumpkin decorating and even slime making. Kids could enjoy all of these at the Riverpoint Arts Festival.

Osmond unveils memorial to honor town's veterans

Osmond unveils memorial to honor town's veterans

One town in northeast Nebraska now has a new memorial to honor its veterans.

AppleJack Festival Spotlights Nebraska Art

AppleJack Festival Spotlights Nebraska Art

Nebraska Art Teachers, River Runs Through It and Quilts highlight artisans

Tomahawks Fly, But No Blast From Boat Gun

Tomahawks Fly, But No Blast From Boat Gun

Lewis and Clark Center reunion events feature interactive demonstrations

Norfolk teen honored for actions following crash

Norfolk teen honored for actions following crash

Police honored a Norfolk teen after his actions helped save a life after a crash Sunday.

During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, doctor wants men to know how to protect themselves

During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, doctor wants men to know how to protect themselves

One in nine men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime.

17-year-old dies in hospital after shooting

17-year-old dies in hospital after shooting

Omaha police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

Western Nebraska farmers using World War II bunkers for grain storage

Western Nebraska farmers using World War II bunkers for grain storage

The igloo's constant temperature and ability to stay dry made them great for storing grain, such as wheat and millet.

Bog, Tornado and River Flooding Test Mountain Men Retracing Ashley's 1825 Fur Route

Bog, Tornado and River Flooding Test Mountain Men Retracing Ashley's 1825 Fur Route

Journey of Keelboat Muskrat Reaches Nebraska City For AppleJack Festival

'Lily's Flowers and Gifts' merges with 'Magical Memories' to become 'Pictures and Petals' in downtown Fairbury

'Lily's Flowers and Gifts' merges with 'Magical Memories' to become 'Pictures and Petals' in downtown Fairbury

With a desire to continue feeding her passions, Schoenbeck merged Lily's Flowers with her photo business, Magical Memories, to open Pictures & Petals on D Street in downtown Fairbury.

Students From Several Schools Compete in Range Judging Contest

Students From Several Schools Compete in Range Judging Contest

Southeast Nebraska students compete at range judging contest

Proposed changes to Lincoln gun ordinances

Proposed changes to Lincoln gun ordinances

Two Lincoln city council members are proposing changes to the town's gun law.

Nebraska jobless rate held steady at 3.1% in August

Nebraska jobless rate held steady at 3.1% in August

Officials say Nebraska’s unemployment remained steady at 3.1% in August, matching the July figure.

Couple charged in death of malnourished infant take deal

Couple charged in death of malnourished infant take deal

An eastern Nebraska couple has taken a plea deal in the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters.

Steering Committee Discussing Second Housing Study, in Beatrice/Gage County

Steering Committee Discussing Second Housing Study, in Beatrice/Gage County

Second housing study underway in Beatrice and Gage County

Man crashes stolen vehicle into Sarpy County jail garage

Man crashes stolen vehicle into Sarpy County jail garage

A man is arrested after he drove a stolen vehicle into the garage at the Sarpy County jail.

Search Warrant Served Near Beatrice Middle School, Nets Two Arrests

Search Warrant Served Near Beatrice Middle School, Nets Two Arrests

Investigation culminates in two drug arrests, at apartment near Beatrice Middle School

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two Grand Island men found in a sandpit near Shelton Thursday night.

Bankers expect slow economic growth amid trade war

Bankers expect slow economic growth amid trade war

Bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states expect slow growth in the months ahead, but the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China is weighing on the economy.

Illinois man drowns at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri

Illinois man drowns at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri

Authorities say an Illinois man has drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Flooding causes Interstate 29 closure in western Iowa

Flooding causes Interstate 29 closure in western Iowa

Floodwater from the Missouri River has forced officials to close a portion of Interstate 29 in western Iowa.

Federal Communications Commission Consumer Bureau on Midwest Tour

Federal Communications Commission Consumer Bureau on Midwest Tour

FCC Rural Tour covering Nebraska and Kansas

Northeast Community College launches program to train court interpreters

Northeast Community College launches program to train court interpreters

The Nebraska Judicial Branch is looking for more court interpreters and Northeast Community College is stepping up to help. The two kicked off their partnership Thursday night. Northeast Community College will offer courses to help prepare those intereste

WATCH: Video shows water over Highway 275 near Wisner Thursday morning

WATCH: Video shows water over Highway 275 near Wisner Thursday morning

"I thought we were done with this," Wisner resident David Dinklage said while driving along 275 Thursday morning. "Unreal."

Two dogs shot and killed by neighbor

Two dogs shot and killed by neighbor

No criminal charges have been filed after a man killed his neighbor's dogs

Sen. Deb Fischer selected for Defense Committee

Sen. Deb Fischer selected for Defense Committee

Senator Deb Fischer selected for conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act

Missouri records first vaping-related death

Missouri records first vaping-related death

Missouri health officials say the state has recorded its first vaping-related death.

Applejack notes: Officials watching the forecast; Helicopter rides are back

Applejack notes: Officials watching the forecast; Helicopter rides are back

The 51st Annual Applejack Festival will go on rain or shine!

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

A southern Nebraska county will soon have a new show arena for its county fairgrounds.

Flood Warning Hits Omaha

Flood Warning Hits Omaha

Heavy late-summer rains dumped several more inches of rain on an already water-logged Omaha.

Army Corps of Engineers feel confident and concerned over Mills County levees

Army Corps of Engineers feel confident and concerned over Mills County levees

The Army Corps of Engineers said they will be closely monitoring levees in southwest Iowa due to the flood risk.

Lincoln Police say drunk driver clips side mirror leading to fight

Lincoln Police say drunk driver clips side mirror leading to fight

Two men were arrested on a variety of charges after a minor car crash led to a fight.

Air ambulance service donates lights, teaches helicopter courses to Nebraska fire departments

Air ambulance service donates lights, teaches helicopter courses to Nebraska fire departments

Midwest MedAir gave a set of landing zone safety lights each to the Clarkson and Schuyler fire departments.

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

A boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real.

Norfolk woman posts bond, accused of assault five minutes later

Norfolk woman posts bond, accused of assault five minutes later

A Norfolk woman is back behind bars after police say she assaulted her stepbrother five minutes after she was released from jail.

Northeast Nexus campaign receives $250,000 contribution from CVA

Northeast Nexus campaign receives $250,000 contribution from CVA

One of the Midwest’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives has announced a donation to the Nexus campaign to improve agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College.

NDCS employee arrested for unauthorized communication with an inmate

NDCS employee arrested for unauthorized communication with an inmate

A corporal at the Lincoln Correctional Center has been arrested for alleged unauthorized communication with a prisoner.

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

Police activity Wednesday afternoon forced a Grand Island school to go on lockdown.

Interest Rates Cut again

Interest Rates Cut again

For the second time in two months, the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates.

North Platte man wanted for allegedly knifing man

North Platte man wanted for allegedly knifing man

North Platte Police are looking for a man who allegedly used a knife to assault a man in the city Tuesday night.

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to northeast Nebraska

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to northeast Nebraska

Some parts of NE Nebraska saw over 8" of rain.

Community Connections Event Helps Police and Fire, Serve Public

Community Connections Event Helps Police and Fire, Serve Public

Annual Community Connections gathering held in downtown Beatrice

4 families sue over Missouri vaccine requirements

4 families sue over Missouri vaccine requirements

Four Missouri families who don't want to vaccinate their children allege in a lawsuit that the children's schools and state health officials have made it increasingly difficult to file religious exemptions.

Lone Voice Demanding Palermo Resignation

Lone Voice Demanding Palermo Resignation

Despite pleading guilty to three federal tax charges, the voices calling for Omaha City Councilman Vinny Palermo’s resignation sit at one.

Former Nebraska employee accused of stealing from state

Former Nebraska employee accused of stealing from state

A former employee has been accused of stealing from the Nebraska Education Department.

Iowa mother wants to press charges after video shows her son with special needs being beaten up

Iowa mother wants to press charges after video shows her son with special needs being beaten up

An Iowa mother is looking to press charges after her son with special needs was beaten up in the hallway of his high school.

DuBois Tells Rotarians Her Passion For Peace Led Her To Job At National Defense University

DuBois Tells Rotarians Her Passion For Peace Led Her To Job At National Defense University

DuBois says private military education helps promote understanding among international leaders

Doane University establishes College of Business

Doane University establishes College of Business

Currently, nearly one out of every five bachelor’s degrees awarded each year at Doane is from a business program.

Fairbury City Council approves city's 2019-2020 operating budget

Fairbury City Council approves city's 2019-2020 operating budget

The full operating budget is around $32.8 million, which is a drop of 1% from last year. This new budget will allow the city to purchase a new sanitation truck and dump truck.

Nebraska Department of Labor puts on 'Explore it Deshler 2019!' career fair Wednesday

Nebraska Department of Labor puts on 'Explore it Deshler 2019!' career fair Wednesday

The event was called "Explore it Deshler 2019!" A total of 21 area employers were on hand to talk with students grades 7-12 about any and all things career-related.

Iowa scientists warn of 'sobering extreme heat'

Iowa scientists warn of 'sobering extreme heat'

More than 200 scientists from 38 Iowa colleges and universities have signed on to a climate change statement that warns of "sobering extreme heat projections" for the Midwest that will put people, livestock and pets at risk.

1 student diagnosed with mumps, another showing symptoms

1 student diagnosed with mumps, another showing symptoms

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says one student has been diagnosed with the mumps and another student is showing symptoms of the contagious disease.

Missouri River flooding threatens Interstate 29 near Omaha

Missouri River flooding threatens Interstate 29 near Omaha

The rising Missouri River broke through two levees northeast of Omaha, but the flooding affected rural areas that have been flooded twice before this year.

FCC chair visits Fremont, talks protection from robocalls

FCC chair visits Fremont, talks protection from robocalls

The FCC hosted a Consumer Education Forum in Fremont on Wednesday.

Oktoberfest returns to Norfolk for eighth consecutive year

Oktoberfest returns to Norfolk for eighth consecutive year

Set up is underway for the return of Oktoberfest to Norfolk. The celebration of German heritage and the harvest has a variety of events to enjoy this weekend.

UPDATE: Multiple agencies battle fire at Andy's Lake in Norfolk

UPDATE: Multiple agencies battle fire at Andy's Lake in Norfolk

Multiple agencies in northeast Nebraska responded to a house fire in Norfolk early Wednesday afternoon. Norfolk Fire and Rescue was called to the area of 910 Andy's North Shore Drive at about 1 p.m.

Statue of Chief Standing Bear Unveiled At Capitol

Statue of Chief Standing Bear Unveiled At Capitol

Standing Bear became first Native American to speak before a federal court

Frakes Calls Search A First-Of-Its-Kind Offensive To Rid State Penitentiary Of Contraband

Frakes Calls Search A First-Of-Its-Kind Offensive To Rid State Penitentiary Of Contraband

Sweep of State Penitentiary yields more contraband and weapons

Prison Term Ordered In Chadron Drug Case

Prison Term Ordered In Chadron Drug Case

A Chadron woman has been sentenced to 4 to 8 years in prison on drug and child abuse charges stemming from a January search warrant raid and investigation.

Apartment Fire Caused By Burnt Ex's Letters

Apartment Fire Caused By Burnt Ex's Letters

A Lincoln woman was cited for starting a fire in her apartment by trying to destroy letters from her ex.

Woman's car shot during road rage incident

Woman's car shot during road rage incident

Lincoln Police are searching for a suspect after shots were fired at her car during a road rage incident.

Opponents of wind farm claim in hearing that application is invalid

Opponents of wind farm claim in hearing that application is invalid

Opponents of a proposed wind farm in north central Nebraska are claiming that the company's application is invalid.

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

One person is still on the loose after escaping from the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney early Wednesday morning.

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

A judge has terminated the parental rights of the mother and father of twin baby boys abandoned at a Kearney hospital in February.

Air Force vet's 2017 Ralston murder case dismissed days before trial

Air Force vet's 2017 Ralston murder case dismissed days before trial

The case against a military veteran accused of running down a man on a Ralston street in 2017 has been suddenly dismissed.

FCC chairman to visit university on Sept. 18

FCC chairman to visit university on Sept. 18

The head of the FCC is in Nebraska Wednesday.