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Gene Haas Foundation awards $10,000 to Northeast Community College
Gene Haas Foundation awards $10,000 to Northeast Community College

Students at Northeast Community College have increased financial support as they pursue manufacturing education and training.

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's newest Economic Development director is ready to take on the challenges of promoting the Sidney area.

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates the Christmas holiday

Northeast Community College student aspires to keep the world running

Northeast Community College student aspires to keep the world running

Issac Godinez Ponce’s family had dreams for him to enter the world of medicine to care for people or become an advocate for others as an attorney; however, he felt a calling to help the professionals who help their patients and clients in another way.

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

A threatening note was found at the St. John Paul II Newman Center.

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

A 32-year-old man was arrested after a crash near S. 84th St. and Nebraska Highway 2 on Friday.

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

An Omaha house fire caused more than $40,000 in damages Friday evening.

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist to get a cavity in his molar filled or attend a party for his son’s 7th birthday.

Bluejay men's soccer 3-2 win over #4 Duke puts team in College Cup

Bluejay men's soccer 3-2 win over #4 Duke puts team in College Cup

In a battle of the NCAA's best offense (Creighton) versus the best defense (#4 Duke), the adage that 'defense wins championships' fell short as the Creighton men's Soccer team downed Duke 3-2 to advance to the College Cup.

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

A man from Kansas was sentenced to over five years in prison for a meth-related charge.

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Millard North students, teachers, and state senator seek clarity on district policy.

Northeast’s Anderson reelected to national community college board of directors

Northeast’s Anderson reelected to national community college board of directors

A member of the board of governors at Northeast Community College will serve another term on a board that serves as a voice of community college trustees to the presidential administration, U.S. Congress, the Departments of Education and Labor and more.

Lighting of the Christmas tree, Parade of Lights, and Santa in downtown Sidney Saturday

Lighting of the Christmas tree, Parade of Lights, and Santa in downtown Sidney Saturday

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce adjusted the holiday plans for Dec. 2 to a two-day event.

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 at Sunol Friday evening. 

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

A 66-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to four months in prison for interference with federally protected activities. 

Koepke posthumously honored with NCCA-Northeast Community College distinguished alumnus award

Koepke posthumously honored with NCCA-Northeast Community College distinguished alumnus award

A Hadar man has been recognized by the Nebraska Community College Association as a distinguished alumnus.

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

The announcement was made Friday, Dec. 2, which marks Chance Englebert’s 29th birthday.

COVID and other respiratory viruses on the rise

COVID and other respiratory viruses on the rise

COVID-19 cases are rising sharply along with hospitalizations for respiratory illnesses in south central Nebraska. 

Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

An area of dust along a line extending from four miles southwest of Haxtun to eight miles southwest of Akron initiated the National Weather Service to issue a dust storm warning for northeast Colorado Friday afternoon.

NCN weekend brief

NCN weekend brief

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High winds wreak havoc on traffic

High winds wreak havoc on traffic

STERLING, Colo. — High winds are making travel dangerous and even impossible in parts of northeast Colorado.

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

Nebraska State Patrol investigating Gering Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of M Street earlier today, December 1, regarding a male who was making statements of self-harm. According to a press release issued by Gering Polic

Sights and Sounds: Kearney Christmas Walk on the Bricks

Sights and Sounds: Kearney Christmas Walk on the Bricks

People in Kearney are ringing in the holiday season.

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in the Nebraska Panhandle at 10:15 p.m. Thursday night. 

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Authorities in Lincoln responded to a report of three teenagers throwing and breaking items. 

The Lark announces it will be adding housing

The Lark announces it will be adding housing

Some exciting news for The Lark in downtown Hastings.

Give Where You Live raises a record $1.6 million for Buffalo County non-profits

Give Where You Live raises a record $1.6 million for Buffalo County non-profits

Buffalo County non-profits are celebrating after raising a record amount of funds during Give Where You Live.

A reservation school graduates 100% of students. School leaders say it’s because they’re learning tribal culture

A reservation school graduates 100% of students. School leaders say it’s because they’re learning tribal culture

School leaders say attendance has increased, as has student enthusiasm, engagement and graduation, after the school, for the first time, started teaching Santee culture -- the tribe's language, customs and history -- during the school day. Every day.

Norfolk emergency personnel respond to tipped over livestock trailer

Norfolk emergency personnel respond to tipped over livestock trailer

Emergency responders were on the scene of a crash on the west edge of Norfolk Friday morning.

Sport utility vehicle, deer collision NW of Beatrice

Sport utility vehicle, deer collision NW of Beatrice

Minor injuries received by two occupants

Man detained at Gage County Courthouse, on warrants

Man detained at Gage County Courthouse, on warrants

Sheriffs authorities say there were active warrants for an assault and protection order

Authorities issue 41 citations for MIP at Norfolk house party

Authorities issue 41 citations for MIP at Norfolk house party

Over 40 minors were cited by Norfolk Police early Friday morning for alcohol offenses.

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a potential child enticement suspect.

Four men facing first-degree murder charges related to shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Four men facing first-degree murder charges related to shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Two 19-year-olds and two 20-year-olds were arrested in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old Omaha girl.

Beatrice Holiday Lighted Parade, this weekend

Beatrice Holiday Lighted Parade, this weekend

Event draws thousands downtown as a kick-off to the Christmas season

EPA seeks to mandate more use of ethanol and other biofuels

EPA seeks to mandate more use of ethanol and other biofuels

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supplies over the next three years.

Firefighters respond to structure fire in rural Scottsbluff

Firefighters respond to structure fire in rural Scottsbluff

A malfunction in an oil boiler that sparked a fire is blamed for the destruction of a rural Scottsbluff business Thursday morning. 

Kearney Catholic Stardust spreads smiles with carols during Christmas Walk On The Bricks

Kearney Catholic Stardust spreads smiles with carols during Christmas Walk On The Bricks

For more than 20 years, the Kearney Catholic Stardust singers have walked the length of downtown singing to locals.

Sedan a total loss after two-vehicle accident on Benjamin Avenue in Norfolk

Sedan a total loss after two-vehicle accident on Benjamin Avenue in Norfolk

Authorities were called to a car accident in northeast Nebraska Thursday night.

Give Where You Live unveils new passport program in 10th year

Give Where You Live unveils new passport program in 10th year

Buffalo County non-profits continue to push to raise funds on the area’s biggest day of giving.

Washington man sentenced in Lincoln for meth charges

Washington man sentenced in Lincoln for meth charges

A Washington man was sentenced in Lincoln to more than five years in prison for methamphetamine charges. 

Police make arrest related to Minden burglary and car theft

Police make arrest related to Minden burglary and car theft

One person is in custody in a case involving a burglary and a stolen vehicle.

Omaha man sentenced more than seven years in prison for drug charge

Omaha man sentenced more than seven years in prison for drug charge

A 28-year-old Omaha man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a drug charge.

Omaha man sentenced over 24 years in prison for distributing meth

Omaha man sentenced over 24 years in prison for distributing meth

A 42-year-old Omaha man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 24 years in prison for distributing meth. 

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

A Colorado man was convicted on Wednesday for meth related charges and faces a potential sentence of 15 years to life in prison.

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Last month the state average was $3.49 a gallon, we found $2.99 in south-central Omaha.

NCN Friday morning brief

NCN Friday morning brief

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Cheyenne County sheriff on lookout for good behavior this holiday season

Cheyenne County sheriff on lookout for good behavior this holiday season

Local arcade and gaming store helps law enforcement reward kids doing good in the community.

Workshop on Solar for Farms, Homes, and Businesses on Dec. 7th in Chadron

Workshop on Solar for Farms, Homes, and Businesses on Dec. 7th in Chadron

Solar Electric for Farms, Homes, and Businesses

Grand Island man pleads no contest to motor vehicle homicide

Grand Island man pleads no contest to motor vehicle homicide

A man is pleading no contest to motor vehicle homicide after a crash killed his wife.

JCH&L reports scam calls attempting to impersonate hospital staff

JCH&L reports scam calls attempting to impersonate hospital staff

Jefferson Community Health & Life staff were notified this week of community members receiving scam phone calls regarding hospital bills from caller IDs that identified JCH&L.

'The worst I've ever seen it': Police departments facing critical staffing shortages

'The worst I've ever seen it': Police departments facing critical staffing shortages

Police departments are facing major staffing shortages, which is causing citizens and officials to sound the alarm.

NE House members split on rail strike vote

NE House members split on rail strike vote

Congressmen Don Bacon and Mike Flood voted in favor of a bill that would impose a compromise labor agreement.

Two-term Beatrice Mayor to hand over the job

Two-term Beatrice Mayor to hand over the job

Stan Wirth finishes eight years as the top elected official in Beatrice, Monday night

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition
Potter-Dix High School drama students reached another in a series of "first" goals on Nov. 30.

Car chase ends in Otoe County corn field

Car chase ends in Otoe County corn field

Investigators say phone app places Plattsmouth man where car was abandoned

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) announced the promotion of Captain Jeff Roby to the position of Western Operations Major, as well as the promotion of Captain Jeff Wilcynski to the position of Eastern Operations Major.

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Country music star Morgan Wallen has announced a new tour, and it includes a stop in Nebraska.

Dune: The Pet of the Week

Dune: The Pet of the Week

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

Retiring after 30 years at UNK, Mary Sommers will always remember the student success stories

Retiring after 30 years at UNK, Mary Sommers will always remember the student success stories

When Mary Sommers reflects on her 30-year career at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, she doesn’t even mention her individual achievements or professional accolades.

Meeting for Benjamin Ave update set for December 14

Meeting for Benjamin Ave update set for December 14

The City of Norfolk announced there will be a meeting for an update on the Benjamin Ave. and First St. construction. 

No plates on van, leads to Beatrice Police drug arrest

No plates on van, leads to Beatrice Police drug arrest

Beatrice woman detained on suspicion of drug offenses

Former Nebraska assistant warden sentenced

Former Nebraska assistant warden sentenced

A former assistant warden at a state correctional facility in Lincoln will be spending time behind bars — as an inmate.

One person hospitalized following rollover crash near Lincoln airport

One person hospitalized following rollover crash near Lincoln airport

The Nebraska State Patrol is on the scene of a rollover crash involving one car on I-80 underneath the Superior Street overpass.

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln.