Temporary casino development to start after Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island
A temporary casino could be opening in Grand Island soon.
Drug distribution, possession...sends Lincoln man to state prison
Probation revoked for man convicted of selling meth in Beatrice...
Severe weather hits central, eastern Nebraska Thursday evening
A cold front making its way across the state brought severe weather and heavy hail in central and eastern Nebraska Thursday evening.
One person hospitalized after pickup gets stuck under semi
Multiple vehicles were involved in crash in Columbus early Thursday evening.
Beatrice Lady Orange home base, now Kiwanis Field
Beatrice service organization donated $40,000 to diamond upgrade
Large Crowd Attends Meeting On Proposed Jefferson County Wind Farm
The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning meeting was packed with over 100 people debating whether the aesthetic view shed, financial, and environmental risks that come along with them, are worth the clean energy rewards.
Despite health concerns OPPD delays coal plant's shutdown
The utility's North Omaha coal station was scheduled to be completely converted and shut down by the end of 2023.
Local animal clinic gaining recognition for cat program
The Madison County Veterinary Clinic is becoming a popular spot not only around northeast Nebraska but the whole state as well for its Barn Cat program.
NCN Friday morning brief
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Grand Island man charged with possessing fake vaccine card
A Grand Island man is facing a federal charge on an accusation he used fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.
Officials say buried electrical cable stolen
Officials say it's extremely dangerous to try and steal electrically-charged cables
Car vs. train collision near Holdrege sends driver to hospital
A Central Nebraska woman is injured after an Amtrak train collided with her car.
Madison County hay bale blaze keeps firefighters busy Thursday
The Madison Volunteer Fire and Rescue was called out to a hay fire Thursday.
Michael Foods hosts annual Safe + Sound Week
The egg products company hosted their annual safety fair with OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week to continue to remind and educate people on the best safety practices in the workplace.
Thunderstorms popping up in Nebraska
Over a third of Nebraska is in a severe thunderstorm watch.
UNK senior Grace McDonald uses journalism to make an impact
University of Nebraska at Kearney senior Grace McDonald has loved to tell stories for about as long as she can remember.
Brain-eating amoeba suspected in 2nd Midwest death
A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said.
North Omaha senator traveled to Africa, learned something about his hometown
On the west coast of Africa near the Gulf of Guinea, Nebraska State Sen. Terrell McKinney felt something that he says he rarely feels in the United States: serenity.
Parts of Nebraska experiencing worst drought conditions in near decade
NEBRASKA — Portions of western Nebraska are dealing with drought conditions not seen in the state in almost 10 years.
Columbus approves temporary use permit for potential AG Park casino
Another Nebraska town is taking preliminary steps to possibly hosting casino games soon.
LPD: Three different construction site thefts are investigated
Tools were allegedly taken from three separate construction sites last week in Lincoln.
CCC Board Member Earns National Recognition
CCC Board of Governors member Diane Keller has been named as the recipient of 2022 Western Region Trustee Leadership Award by the Association of Community Colleges Trustees.
Lincoln man allegedly threatens people with a knife
The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man Wednesday evening for threatening others with a knife.
Lancaster County men facing felony counts, in Beatrice house shooting
Charges against the pair carry potential prison terms of up to 50 years
Northeast program highlighted in national magazine
A Northeast Community College agriculture program has been featured in a national publication.
Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy starting in September
Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy gives the residents of Norfolk a chance to see how the city government works.
Disqualified for disabilities, railroad workers fight back
After Terrence Hersey had a stroke on the way home from his railroad job in 2015, he underwent months of therapy to learn how to put words together in sentences and learn to walk again.
Adira: The Pet of the Week
If you're interested in adopting Adira, you can contact the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska at 402-750-4665.
Sheriff reports fatal accident near Kansas border
Head-on collision on Highway 75
Authorities believe medical issue is the cause of fatal ATV crash near Stapleton
A North Platte man is dead following an ATV accident.
Three people killed in Richardson County crash
Three people were killed in a two-car crash just north of the Kansas border.
Crash near Madison leaves one dead and two injured
At around 4:15 p.m., officials said a three-vehicle crash occurred near the intersection of Highway and 832 Road between Madison and Norfolk.
'Unfinished business': Pierce football team setting high expectations for 2022
The Pierce Bluejays are amping things up in practice and preparing to play Wahoo at home on August 26th.
Accident between Madison and Norfolk closes road
The Nebraska Department of Transportation said there is a road closure between Norfolk and Madison due to a crash Wednesday afternoon.
Morrill County man charged in shooting death of father waives preliminary hearing
BROADWATER, NE — A man arrested earlier this month for the murder of his father was in court in western Nebraska Wednesday.
West Point man sentenced for drug conspiracy
A 21-year-old West Point man was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.
DHHS reports first suspected death from brain-eating amoeba
A resident of Nebraska is suspected to have died from Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as a brain-eating amoeba.
Oregon Trail Rodeo back for 31st year in Hastings
Hastings will host to some of the country’s top cowboys and cowgirls this weekend.
65-year-old inmate accused of assaulting officer while in Dakota County Jail
A 65-year-old Dakota County inmate accused of assaulting an officer while in custody made a court appearance Wednesday afternoon.
Winnebago man sentenced for sexual assault
A Winnebago man was sentenced for sexually assaulting another Winnebago tribal member.
Carter Lake man sentenced to 14 years for involvement in drug conspiracy
A Carter Lake, Iowa man was sentenced in Omaha for his participation in a meth drug conspiracy.
OPD has 'game plan' to stop recent spike in deadly crime
Omaha Police Chief says jumps in violent crime are not uncommon.
NWS Cheyenne radar to be down for maintenance
CHEYENNE, WY — A weather radar that covers much of southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska panhandle will be offline for a week beginning Thursday.
Hastings man arrested on pair of warrants after ex-girlfriend calls him in
Authorities say a wanted man is now is jail after his ex-girlfriend called him in to police.
Fire closes commercial building at Nemaha County Fair
4-H awards, livestock auction continue today as scheduled
Hastings College athletes welcome Hastings elementary students on first day
Excitement levels are high at Hastings elementary schools thanks in part to a visit from college athletes.
NCN Thursday morning brief
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Southern Gage County Fire sends three departments to the scene
No one injured in the blaze, which started early Tuesday at a Sycamore Road residence
New café-style restaurant now open for business in Norfolk
Fenders officially opened its doors last week and so far it's seeing a tremendous response from the community.
Lincoln woman allegedly assaults an officer
A reportedly intoxicated woman was taken into custody and received multiple citations in Lincoln.
Scottsbluff Fire Department mourning loss of captain
SCOTTSBLUFF, NE — A fire department in western Nebraska is grieving after one of its captains passed away Saturday.
Report urges shifting blame from fraud victim to perpetrator
A new report said changing how we talk about victims of financial fraud could lead to a shift in how Nebraska and the nation respond to this growing sector of criminal activity.
NDCS: inmate dies in custody, no cause yet
The Reception and Treatment Center (RTC) in Lincoln announced the death of an inmate on Wednesday.
Roof permits skyrocket, in Beatrice
Early June hail caused significant damage to roofs, siding and vehicles
Nebraska sees decline in agriculture due to crop prices and drought
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows an economic downturn for agriculture in Nebraska.
Hershey man seriously injured in one-vehicle crash
A 26-year-old Hershey man was hospitalized after a Lincoln County crash earlier this week.
Petition to ban abortion within city limits filed in Bellevue
Just a week after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced there was not enough support to call a special legislative session to ban abortion in the state, a group in Bellevue is taking matter into their own hands.
Omaha cutting sends one to the hospital
A cutting from Wednesday morning is being investigated by the Omaha Police Department.
Cozad Community Schools names new interim superintendent
Cozad Community Schools Board members appointed a new interim superintendent at their meeting this week.
OPD: Shooting leaves one with life threatening injuries
One person was injured in a shooting Wednesday morning in Omaha.
Federal appeals court rules in favor of transgender people
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday the Americans with Disabilities Act covers people with gender dysphoria.
Two injured in Omaha shooting
The Omaha Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured two people and damaged vehicles and a business.
Kearney Police, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office total 688 traffic stops through enforcement campaign
Buffalo County law enforcement agencies are sharing their results from a national enforcement campaign.
Madison and LENRD enter funding agreement for Battle Creek study
Madison County has entered into an agreement with the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District to help fund the Battle Creek watershed.