OMAHA – Friday marked day one of the Nebraska state track in Omaha and northeast Nebraska certainly had strong representation. Norfolk Catholic’s Dylan Kautz had an especially strong day, scoring the best time in the 100 meters and qualifying in the 200 meter dash. Mackenzie Brandl of Stanton showed that she is one of the […]

WEST POINT, NE — Leaders in Nebraska agriculture held a press conference on Thursday morning to discuss agricultural trade and the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement as well as the impact it would have on northeast Nebraska producers. Cuming county sits on top of a long list of Nebraska counties that would benefit […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A man who spent 20 years on Nebraska’s death row for killing two women has died in prison. A corrections spokesman says 60-year-old Randolph Reeves died at the Nebraska State Penitentiary just before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Spokesman Andrew Nystrom says Reeves is believed to have died of natural causes. Reeves […]

COLUMBUS –  The University of Nebraska Extension office could be finding a new home outside of the courthouse basement. Platte County Board Supervisors approved the hiring of an architect, Tuesday, to evaluate the cost of constructing a new building or renovating an existing building for the extension office. Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek says the office is […]

JOHNSON – Lori Broady may teach history to students at Johnson-Brock, but the present was pretty great for her on Monday afternoon. She was awarded the 2016 Gilder Lehrman Nebraska State History Teacher of the Year. What was unique about the assembly was that Broady knew nothing about it before receiving the award. “Well right […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian-based company plans to replace sections of its Keystone pipeline so the company can begin pumping oil at higher pressure. Some of the sections of TransCanada Corp.’s pipeline didn’t meet federal strength standards, so the company must replace those sections so it can pump oil at higher pressure. TransCanada spokesman […]

BEATRICE – Over the past several years the first judicial district in southeast Nebraska, the Beatrice and Fairbury area, along with the eleventh district in the North Platte region has been a test case for the use of audio by media outlets for news coverage in district court hearings. KWBE radio has used such audio […]

NEBRASKA CITY, NE – The Nebraska City Municipal Airport will begin construction on a new $1.4 million taxiway project in August. The project is expected to last 60 days and will close the airport for a two-week period. No specific closure date was given during the weekly Nebraska City Rotary Meeting, but it will not affect flights […]

NORFOLK, NE — With Nebraska’s primary election tomorrow, Madison County Clerk and Election Commissioner, Nancy Scheer has had a hectic past several days preparing for the polls to open. If you are voting in Norfolk, Scheer says there has been a change in a polling location. “We had one polling place change in the city […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska banking and insurance officials are joining the office of the attorney general to teach Nebraska citizens how to fight fraud. The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance will hold five forums between May and October showcasing state resources available for education and to prevent older Nebraskans from falling prey to […]