LINCOLN – The The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry begins its fall legislative forum road trip Monday. Chamber officials say 28 stops are scheduled around the state between now and the end of November. Nebraska Chamber President Barry Kennedy says that topics he expects to come up often are housing shortages and taxes. The […]

NEBRASKA CITY – A sinkhole grounded a loaded semi-trailer in Nebraska City’s historic industrial district Thursday morning. A truck driver parked the trailer, loaded with about 41,000 pounds of food products, near Green Rivers Recycling at Seventh Corso and 10th Street. A portion of the landing gear sank into the asphalt, dropping a corner of […]

LINCOLN – The Nebraska State Patrol Office in Columbus has a new face serving the area. Columbus native Kayla Reicks is one of 19 graduates from the Nebraska State Patrol’s 57th Basic Recruiting Class that was held at the State Capital in Lincoln on Friday morning. According to a press release from the NSP, the graduates […]

LINCOLN – The Zika virus has made its way to Northeast Nebraska. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that two more cases of travel-related Zika virus were reported to them. The DHHS says both were men, aged 40 to 55 years old and from northeast Nebraska. Neither was hospitalized. The CDC […]

WAYNE –  Maintenance road work is scheduled to start Thursday and go through August 23, weather permitting in northeast Nebraska. According to the Nebraska Department of Roads they will begin armor coating on N-15 from Wayne to N-15/N-116 junction. Flaggers and a pilot car will control traffic. Those who drive on the road can expect […]

NEW YORK – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has announced his Agricultural Advisory Committee and his team has plenty of representation from the state of Nebraska. Leading the committee is Falls City, Nebraska, native Charles Herbster. Herbster, a farmer and businessman, is in charge of the board that has over 60 members and is seeking to […]

NORFOLK, NE — According to a poll released on Sunday, the majority of Nebraska voters are in favor of the death penalty and repealing the bill that ended capital punishment in Nebraska last year. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty surveyed 600 likely Nebraska general election voters to find out who would vote to repeal to […]

WAYNE – Family 1st Dental, located at 401 Main Street in Wayne was the host site for Chamber Coffee earlier Friday morning. Dr. Mitchell Knudsen, DDS, originally from Laurel was introduced to the community of Wayne. He began work on June 1 recently graduating from UNL in May of 2016 while also spending some time […]

WAYNE – For the second Friday in August Chamber Coffee will be held at 10 a.m., this time recognizing a new dental doctor in town. Family 1st Dental, located at 401 Main Street in Wayne will be the host site for Chamber Coffee. Dr. Mitchell Knudsen, DDS will be introduced to the community of Wayne. […]