Norfolk Catholic Handles Alleged School Threat

NORFOLK — An area school is the latest to deal with an alleged school threat. Norfolk Catholic High School Principal Jeff Bellar says administration heard that a student made a threat to the school... Read More

River otters, a threatened species in Nebraska, are making a comeback

COLUMBUS, Neb. — They’re elusive and rarely seen, but river otters are reclaiming Nebraska’s waterways from border to border. Like bighorn sheep and mountain lions — two other species making a comeback — North American rive... Read More

8 winners will split $100,000 in Warren Buffett's NCAA bracket challenge

Warren Buffett’s March Madness challenge is over, with eight Berkshire Hathaway Inc. employees splitting a $100,000 prize and nobody coming close to picking a perfect Sweet 16 and the $1 million-a-year-for-life grand prize, according to an onli... Read More

Airplane crashes, skids off runway at Hastings airport; no injuries

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A fire chief says no one was injured in a plane crash Friday morning at the Hastings airport. Firefighters and other first responders were dispatched to Hastings Municipal Airport around 8 a.m. Friday. Hastings... Read More

Buckle's fourth quarter earnings beat expectations thanks to 2017 holiday shopping season

Kearney-based Buckle Inc. reported a bright spot to investors Thursday: an improvement in the company’s bottom line, despite more falling sales in the fourth quarter. The teen clothing retailer with stores in malls across the country h... Read More

Mountain Lion Spotted Near Winnebago

WINNEBAGO - Wildlife officials are confirming a mountain lion sighting in northeast Nebraska. A Facebook post by the Winnebago Wildlife and Parks Department says that a confirmed photo of a mountain lion was taken near BIA 51 Road east of Winnebag... Read More

OSHA Cites Michael Foods After Employee Dies

WAKEFIELD, NE (KTIV) - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release they have cited Michael Foods Inc., an egg processing facility based in Wakefield, Nebraska, for multiple safety violation... Read More

Ice Accumulating in Northeast Nebraska

WAYNE - Icy conditions are being seen all over northeast Nebraska. Wayne County Emergency Manager Nic Kemnitz says branches around town are beginning to bend due to the weight of the ice that has fallen on Friday. A post by Kemnitz to the National... Read More

Investigation Yields Drug Arrests in Antelope County

ORCHARD - Two people are in jail following a multi-unit drug investigation. The Nebraska State Patrol says 41-year old Fred Beyer and 34-year old Sadie Eberhardt were arrested on Thursday. Law enforcement officials served a warrant on a residence ... Read More

Internet sales tax bill in Nebraska Legislature dead for this year after filibuster

LINCOLN — Online shoppers won’t be forced to pay Nebraska sales taxes this year after the Legislature killed an Internet tax proposal on Thursday. State lawmakers fell two votes short of cutting off extended debate on Legislative Bi... Read More

Bloomfield Farmer Running for District 40 Seat

BLOOMFIELD, NE — Shane Greckel still has skin in the game. The fifth generation farmer from Bloomfield is running to fill term-limited Tyson Larson’s District 40 seat in the Unicameral.  He says he’s best fitted for the job because he’s sti... Read More