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Minor injuries in single-vehicle accident in Sidney hotel parking lot
Minor injuries in single-vehicle accident in Sidney hotel parking lot

One person was transported to Sidney Regional Medical Center by ambulance when their vehicle hit a pole in the Motel 6 parking lot in Sidney Monday evening.

21st Century Equipment unveils mobile STEM lab

21st Century Equipment unveils mobile STEM lab

MITCHELL — A new program through 21st Century Equipment combines hands-on learning with the classroom, and it is mobile. 21st Century Equipment held an unveiling event at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds today, Dec. 5.

Authorities provide update to deadly accident near Potter Saturday night

Authorities provide update to deadly accident near Potter Saturday night

Authorities released the name of the semi-tractor-trailer driver who passed away in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 near Potter Saturday night.

Columbus-Platte County dispatch center looking to help foster children this Christmas

Columbus-Platte County dispatch center looking to help foster children this Christmas

Children in east central Nebraska are getting a bit of a boost this holiday season from a local dispatch unit.

Christmas at Crystal lights up Fairbury campground in December

Christmas at Crystal lights up Fairbury campground in December

FAIRBURY, NE — What is starting to become a Christmas tradition is back up and running in Fairbury.

Mary Carrick Christmas Concert Will Add Sparkle to the Holiday Season

Mary Carrick Christmas Concert Will Add Sparkle to the Holiday Season

SIDNEY – At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, Mary Carrick will bring her dynamic vocals, charm, and theatrical flair to the Sidney High School Performing Arts Center when she presents Silver Bells and Candy Canes, a nostalgic performance of festive

Lincoln man sentenced for second-offense possession of child porn

Lincoln man sentenced for second-offense possession of child porn

A 37-year-old Lincoln man was sentenced to 10 years for a second-offense of possessing child porn. 

Hastings man sentenced to at least 38 years in prison

Hastings man sentenced to at least 38 years in prison

A Hastings man will serve time in prison for causing a fatal crash that killed two teenagers over a year ago.

Hershey man identified as weekend accident victim

Hershey man identified as weekend accident victim

Authorities have released the name of the man who died in an accident between North Platte and Hershey Sunday night. 

Driver suffers minor injuries when vehicle slams into interstate sign at 70 mph at Sidney exit

Driver suffers minor injuries when vehicle slams into interstate sign at 70 mph at Sidney exit

A driver was taken to Sidney Regional Medical Center by ambulance as a precaution after the vehicle they were driving slammed into a road sign on the eastbound interstate off-ramp at exit 59 in Sidney early Monday afternoon.

Authorities charge driver involved in Scottsbluff accident with narcotics possession

Authorities charge driver involved in Scottsbluff accident with narcotics possession

A driver involved in a two-vehicle accident in Scottsbluff Monday morning was charged with possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

18-year-old arrested in Brooks homicide

18-year-old arrested in Brooks homicide

An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection to a homicide that happened in November. 

Stolen vehicle from Lincoln found in lake

Stolen vehicle from Lincoln found in lake

A vehicle that was reported stolen in Lincoln at the end of November was found in a lake.

Teen with pipe runs off armed robber in Lincoln

Teen with pipe runs off armed robber in Lincoln

A Lincoln teen used a pipe to threaten away an armed robber. 

Wayne man sentenced to prison for March incident in rural Stanton County

Wayne man sentenced to prison for March incident in rural Stanton County

A 38-year-old northeast Nebraska man is heading to prison on charges out of Stanton County.

Jury finds Grand Island man guilty of murder

Jury finds Grand Island man guilty of murder

The jury returned the verdict against 35-year-old Donald Anthony on Monday morning.

Reported break in attempt lands Norfolk man in jail

Reported break in attempt lands Norfolk man in jail

The Norfolk Police Division arrested a man that reportedly tried to break into a woman's home.

Lincoln accident puts two women in the hospital, one man arrested

Lincoln accident puts two women in the hospital, one man arrested

A Lincoln accident resulted in one man being arrested and two women taken to the hospital.

Driver airlifted to Lincoln hospital from northern Gage County accident

Driver airlifted to Lincoln hospital from northern Gage County accident

Extent of injuries to the driver not immediately known

Probation officers reportedly find drugs in Norfolk man's home

Probation officers reportedly find drugs in Norfolk man's home

A man from Norfolk has been taken into custody after his probation officers reportedly found drugs in his apartment.

Arizona man arrested in Norfolk for false reporting.

Arizona man arrested in Norfolk for false reporting.

An Arizona man was arrested after giving a false name to Norfolk Police. 

Two Norfolk men arrested following party

Two Norfolk men arrested following party

Two men in their 20s were arrested after police were called to a loud party in northeast Nebraska. 

One pet killed, no humans seriously injured in Columbus fire

One pet killed, no humans seriously injured in Columbus fire

A pet was killed in a Columbus fire Monday morning, though no humans were seriously injured, according to authorities.

Building sustains minor damage in fire north of North Platte

Building sustains minor damage in fire north of North Platte

The North Platte Fire Department responded to a grass fire at the Highway 83 and Highway 97 junction Sunday afternoon.

NCN Monday morning brief

NCN Monday morning brief

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Fatal accident closes westbound lanes of I-80 near Potter overnight Saturday

Fatal accident closes westbound lanes of I-80 near Potter overnight Saturday

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatality accident on Interstate 80 near Potter Saturday night.

Head-on collision west of North Platte leaves one person dead, another with minor injuries

Head-on collision west of North Platte leaves one person dead, another with minor injuries

One person is dead following a two-car crash west of North Platte.

LA comedians honor Nebraska native

LA comedians honor Nebraska native

A Nebraska native was honored by his contemporaries on Sunday, almost 1,500 miles away from home.

Winside lights up Sunday night

Winside lights up Sunday night

A northeast Nebraska community rang in the holiday season Sunday night.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office being investigated after pursuit that led to fatal crash

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office being investigated after pursuit that led to fatal crash

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened after a pursuit in Hamilton County Saturday night.

'Special all by themselves': Belden woman shows off over 600 unique nativities

'Special all by themselves': Belden woman shows off over 600 unique nativities

A small town is northeast Nebraska is home to one of the largest collections of nativity scenes in the world.

Firefighters responds to fire in northeast Lincoln

Firefighters responds to fire in northeast Lincoln

Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a fire near North 47th Street and Cleveland Avenue on Sunday.

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's newest Economic Development director is ready to take on the challenges of promoting the Sidney area.

Second Omaha church threatened with note

Second Omaha church threatened with note

Another Omaha church was threatened with a note Saturday.

Omaha man injured in Saturday night cutting

Omaha man injured in Saturday night cutting

An Omaha man was injured after a cutting that had him in critical condition.

Omaha McDonald's employee reportedly Maced before robbery

Omaha McDonald's employee reportedly Maced before robbery

An employee from a McDonald's in Omaha reported being robbed after the suspect Maced him.

Gene Haas Foundation awards $10,000 to Northeast Community College

Gene Haas Foundation awards $10,000 to Northeast Community College

Students at Northeast Community College have increased financial support as they pursue manufacturing education and training.

Lighted Entries travel downtown Beatrice parade route

Lighted Entries travel downtown Beatrice parade route

Entries exceed 30, for this year's Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce event

Comedy scene continues to grow in Norfolk

Comedy scene continues to grow in Norfolk

In a town known for Johnny Carson and a yearly comedy festival in his name, comedy continues to find new ways to grow in Norfolk.

Midwest Bank listed among 'Best Banks to Work For'

Midwest Bank listed among 'Best Banks to Work For'

A northeast Nebraska bank was recognized on Friday in Independent Banker for being one of the best to work for. 

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates the Christmas holiday

Northeast Community College student aspires to keep the world running

Northeast Community College student aspires to keep the world running

Issac Godinez Ponce’s family had dreams for him to enter the world of medicine to care for people or become an advocate for others as an attorney; however, he felt a calling to help the professionals who help their patients and clients in another way.

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

A threatening note was found at the St. John Paul II Newman Center.

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

A 32-year-old man was arrested after a crash near S. 84th St. and Nebraska Highway 2 on Friday.

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

An Omaha house fire caused more than $40,000 in damages Friday evening.

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist to get a cavity in his molar filled or attend a party for his son’s 7th birthday.

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

A man from Kansas was sentenced to over five years in prison for a meth-related charge.

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Millard North students, teachers, and state senator seek clarity on district policy.

Northeast’s Anderson reelected to national community college board of directors

Northeast’s Anderson reelected to national community college board of directors

A member of the board of governors at Northeast Community College will serve another term on a board that serves as a voice of community college trustees to the presidential administration, U.S. Congress, the Departments of Education and Labor and more.

Lighting of the Christmas tree, Parade of Lights, and Santa in downtown Sidney Saturday

Lighting of the Christmas tree, Parade of Lights, and Santa in downtown Sidney Saturday

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce adjusted the holiday plans for Dec. 2 to a two-day event.

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 at Sunol Friday evening. 

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

A 66-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to four months in prison for interference with federally protected activities. 

Koepke posthumously honored with NCCA-Northeast Community College distinguished alumnus award

Koepke posthumously honored with NCCA-Northeast Community College distinguished alumnus award

A Hadar man has been recognized by the Nebraska Community College Association as a distinguished alumnus.

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

The announcement was made Friday, Dec. 2, which marks Chance Englebert’s 29th birthday.

COVID and other respiratory viruses on the rise

COVID and other respiratory viruses on the rise

COVID-19 cases are rising sharply along with hospitalizations for respiratory illnesses in south central Nebraska. 

Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

An area of dust along a line extending from four miles southwest of Haxtun to eight miles southwest of Akron initiated the National Weather Service to issue a dust storm warning for northeast Colorado Friday afternoon.

NCN weekend brief

NCN weekend brief

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High winds wreak havoc on traffic

High winds wreak havoc on traffic

STERLING, Colo. — High winds are making travel dangerous and even impossible in parts of northeast Colorado.

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

Nebraska State Patrol investigating Gering Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of M Street earlier today, December 1, regarding a male who was making statements of self-harm. According to a press release issued by Gering Polic

Sights and Sounds: Kearney Christmas Walk on the Bricks

Sights and Sounds: Kearney Christmas Walk on the Bricks

People in Kearney are ringing in the holiday season.

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in the Nebraska Panhandle at 10:15 p.m. Thursday night. 

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Authorities in Lincoln responded to a report of three teenagers throwing and breaking items. 

The Lark announces it will be adding housing

The Lark announces it will be adding housing

Some exciting news for The Lark in downtown Hastings.

Give Where You Live raises a record $1.6 million for Buffalo County non-profits

Give Where You Live raises a record $1.6 million for Buffalo County non-profits

Buffalo County non-profits are celebrating after raising a record amount of funds during Give Where You Live.

A reservation school graduates 100% of students. School leaders say it’s because they’re learning tribal culture

A reservation school graduates 100% of students. School leaders say it’s because they’re learning tribal culture

School leaders say attendance has increased, as has student enthusiasm, engagement and graduation, after the school, for the first time, started teaching Santee culture -- the tribe's language, customs and history -- during the school day. Every day.