Commission Denies Permit for Event Barn

NORFOLK - Developers will have to look elsewhere to build a potential event center. The Norfolk Planning Commission Tuesday voted 8-1 to deny a conditional use permit for an event barn to be built of... Read More

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One long wait is over, but another is just beginning. “Hamilton” will arrive in Omaha on Sept. 10. In 2019. A near-capacity crowd received that news Monday night during an Omaha Performing Arts season reveal party at the ... Read More

A 60-year-old Lincoln man was killed late Monday after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street. Lincoln police said Edward Poltack died after being struck by a Jeep Patriot around 11:15 p.m. near 48th and Holdrege Streets in northea... Read More

Two former western Nebraska hotel managers will spend a year and a day in federal prison and get kicked out of the country for enslaving a nephew, forcing him to work without pay and isolating and abusing him. Vishnubhai Chaudhari and L... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus City Council approved advertising for bids on a paving project for local streets, estimated to cost $975,000 . The project includes paving for west Pawnee Park on the remaining non-concrete roads, the shoofly northwest of M... Read More

COLUMBUS - Motorists will be seeing some changes to stop lights on 33rd Avenue due to increased traffic from the high school. The Columbus City Council approved a 33rd Avenue Traffic Operations Analysis for the stop lights at 27th Street, 38th Str... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Mayor Bryan Bequette recognized Lourdes' varsity basketball team for its third consecutive state championship and students' continued mastery of the academic decathlon with proclamations at Monday’s city council meeting. He intro... Read More

A conference on how to “Capture Value in Cropping Systems using Cattle,” will be held Wednesday, April 4, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at ENREC (formerly ARDC) near Mead. Pre-register online by March 30 at: For questio... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City commissioners agreed Monday to seek $350,000 in grant funds for three projects including sidewalk renovation, Sixth Street paving and a "fix and flip" housing program. Betsy Goodman of Southeast Nebraska Development D... Read More

COLUMBUS - What started as a simple idea to move corn easier, has since turned into an international manufacturing company, that is celebrating 75 years in Columbus. DUO Lift Manufacturing celebrated the landmark with the community, during a Somet... Read More