NELIGH – Heavy rains have caused flooding in portions of Northeast Nebraska. The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for portions of Madison, Antelope and Boone Counties until 10:15 a.m. Friday. Law enforcement officials say that there is water over the roads in a number of places. My Antelope County News […]

OMAHA – The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until midnight tonight for Antelope, Boone, Butler, Colfax, Holt, Knox, Madison, Merrick, Nance, Pierce, Platte and Polk counties. Primary threats include very large hail up to 2 inches in diameter as well as damaging winds up to 70 miles […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – An organization campaigning to reinstate Nebraska’s death penalty after lawmakers repealed it in May says it has collected more than enough signatures to place the issue before voters in 2016. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty announced Wednesday that it has gathered 166,692 signatures from all 93 of the state’s counties. Nebraska […]

VALLEY – It looks like northeast Nebraska is in the clear for tornadoes this evening. The National Weather Service has removed the northeast Nebraska counties from their tornado watch issued earlier today. Butler, Colfax, Cuming, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Saunders and Thurston counties were all put on notice for possible severe weather, but the NWS has […]

VALLEY – The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Butler, Cuming, Colfax, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Saunders and Thurston counties until 12 a.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service says in their severe weather outlook that numerous severe thunderstorms are expected through tonight. The NWS says damaging to destructive wind and hail, as well […]

CENTRAL CITY – Northeast Nebraska is expected to do very well once again this football season. The annual Huskerland Prep High School Football preview issue was recently released. Huskerland Prep publisher Bob Jensen says his staff put 15 different area teams in their preseason top tens, including Norfolk High. Jensen says Head Coach Tom Olson’s […]

LINCOLN — A judge has dismissed a second lawsuit that sought to hold Peru State College responsible for the 2010 disappearance of Tyler Thomas, a 19-year-old student from Omaha. Nemaha County District Judge Daniel Bryan Jr. ruled that college officials could not have foreseen that student Joshua Keadle would potentially commit violence against Thomas. Keadle […]

FALLS CITY –  Nebraska Chief Justice, Mike Heavican, stopped in Falls City on Thursday to tour the Richardson County Courthouse, as part of his trip to visit several southeastern communities and meet with their Judicial Branch staff. Heavican says, “It’s an opportunity for us to get input as to how various programs are working and how we […]

Twenty-three people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways in July of this year according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. These 23 fatalities occurred in 21 crashes 13 of the 20 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts 2 of the fatalities occurred on the interstate, 13 happened on non-interstate highways, and 8 took place […]

VALLEY – The National Weather Service is telling Northeast Nebraskans to prepare for a potentially soaked Sunday. The NWS has issued a flash flood watch for Antelope, Boone, Cedar, Dixon, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Stanton and Wayne Counties until 7 a.m. Monday. Weather Service forecasters say slow-moving thunderstorms will be developing this afternoon into the evening. […]