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'Recovery' and cautious optimism: researchers share progress and concerns two year's after AltEn closure
'Recovery' and cautious optimism: researchers share progress and concerns two year's after AltEn closure

Researchers shared their findings after studying the impacts of the AltEn ethanol plant on the Mead community.

Weeping Water man gets over 3 years in prison

Weeping Water man gets over 3 years in prison

An ammunition charge lands a Weeping Water man in prison for over three years.

Iowa man sentenced for threats made in Omaha

Iowa man sentenced for threats made in Omaha

A man from Iowa was sentenced after his conviction for threatening to shoot people in Omaha.

Smoky skyline result of landfill controlled burn

Smoky skyline result of landfill controlled burn

SIDNEY -- Residents and commuters of the Sidney area may have seen smoke rise from the north side of Sidney Monday afternoon.

Wind chill advisory until tomorrow morning

Wind chill advisory until tomorrow morning

More cold weather is coming our way.

Several rescue units responding to Highway 81 crash near Hadar

Several rescue units responding to Highway 81 crash near Hadar

First responders from multiple counties were on the scene of a crash north of Norfolk Monday afternoon.

Pretrial hearing pushed back for Norfolk teen accused of illegally disposing of fetus

Pretrial hearing pushed back for Norfolk teen accused of illegally disposing of fetus

A pretrial hearing for a northeast Nebraska teenager accused of helping conceal a fetus after her mother reportedly helped her illegally terminate a pregnancy has been continued once again.

Logan County Fair and Rodeo set for July 27-Aug. 6

Logan County Fair and Rodeo set for July 27-Aug. 6

STERLING, Colo. -- The Logan County Fair is a few months away and already excitement is building.

More 'big' government in Omaha?

More 'big' government in Omaha?

Push to increase size of the Omaha City Council underway

Omaha staff member reportedly injured during student disturbance

Omaha staff member reportedly injured during student disturbance

A staff member was reportedly injured while trying to separate two Omaha students that were having a disturbance.

Reservations available at campground in Norfolk

Reservations available at campground in Norfolk

Reservations at a campground in Norfolk can now be made for the upcoming camping season.

Josh Turner headlining the 2023 Logan County Fair night show

Josh Turner headlining the 2023 Logan County Fair night show

Country music superstar Josh Turner will be taking center stage at the 2023 Logan County Fair Night Show on August 5.

PCSO investigate theft of irrigation equipment, supplies in Platte County

PCSO investigate theft of irrigation equipment, supplies in Platte County

The Platte County Sheriff's Office is asking for information about a theft of $35,000 worth of irrigation equipment and supplies.

UPDATE: Authorities release more information on found Plattsmouth woman

UPDATE: Authorities release more information on found Plattsmouth woman

The Nebraska State Patrol announced Monday morning that Patricia Lanam was found, cancelling the EMA.

The Quack Off is back

The Quack Off is back

The Avoca Volunteer Fire Department brought duck racing back for the first time since the pandemic with a hundreds of racers and a reunion-type atmosphere

Lincoln man arrested for reportedly looking into window

Lincoln man arrested for reportedly looking into window

A man was arrested in Lincoln for reportedly looking into someone's bedroom window.

LFR responds to two house fires overnight

LFR responds to two house fires overnight

Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews were busy responding to two fire calls overnight.

Grand Island fire crews battle large structure fire early Monday

Grand Island fire crews battle large structure fire early Monday

Fire units in central Nebraska were battling a Grand Island structure fire early Monday.

LFR says one dog found dead inside home that caught fire

LFR says one dog found dead inside home that caught fire

Lincoln Fire & Rescue says one dog has died and there’s $250,000 in damage to a home in the central part of the city after a fire.

Burn scheduled at Ash Hollow SHP on Jan. 31

Burn scheduled at Ash Hollow SHP on Jan. 31

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will burn tree and brush piles on the west side of Ash Hollow State Historical Park on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

GI Police: No negligence by parents in Sunday kidnapping case

GI Police: No negligence by parents in Sunday kidnapping case

Police are sharing new details about the circumstances that led to three children being kidnapped during the theft of a car early Sunday morning.

Cortland residents banding together, to save museum building

Cortland residents banding together, to save museum building

Backing of town's residents carry hope to re-open the museum on Main Street, this summer

Weather information: alerts, closings, and road conditions

Weather information: alerts, closings, and road conditions

Here's the latest winter weather information, including weather alerts, road conditions, and storm closings and cancellations.

Kimball man wins money, Blake Shelton tickets during Nexgen Blake Bucks giveaway

Kimball man wins money, Blake Shelton tickets during Nexgen Blake Bucks giveaway

Bill Hinton says he put down his birthday - May 26, 1965 - as a guess of how much money was in the clear cowboy hat inside a clear case, surrounded by a red velvet rope, at Nexgen Outfitters in Sidney on Saturday afternoon. 

State hearing on abortion ban this week

State hearing on abortion ban this week

Governor has indicated his support for a six-week ban

Metro gas prices still rising

Metro gas prices still rising

Current average is $3.41 a gallon

Interstate closure results in stranded trucks

Interstate closure results in stranded trucks

Traffic lanes in south Sidney were overwhelmed with truck drivers as Interstate 80 westbound was closed due to weather and resulting accidents west of Sidney.

NCN Monday morning brief

NCN Monday morning brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality accident on Interstate 80 between Elk Mountain and Laramie in Carbon County Saturday.

Three children safe after Grand Island kidnapping, car theft

Three children safe after Grand Island kidnapping, car theft

Three young children are safe after authorities say they were kidnapped as part of an auto theft.

Avoca holds 41st annual Quack Off

Avoca holds 41st annual Quack Off

Duck racing is not an exact science.

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosted their annual chili cook off at the D&N event center Saturday in North Platte.

Omaha nonprofit builds better representation of visually impaired community

Omaha nonprofit builds better representation of visually impaired community

Striking a win is always a good feeling. It brings a sense of accomplishment and a proud moment.

Family donates blood in honor of relatives facing cancer diagnoses

Family donates blood in honor of relatives facing cancer diagnoses

It was Janice Schmitz’s first time ever donating blood, and she brought a good portion of her family along.

Scotts Bluff County receives several inches of snow

Scotts Bluff County receives several inches of snow

A couple of towns in Scotts Bluff County received multiple inches of snow.

Man reportedly steals money from Omaha business

Man reportedly steals money from Omaha business

A business in Omaha was reportedly robbed Saturday evening.

Semi hauling cattle rolls over near O'Neill

Semi hauling cattle rolls over near O'Neill

Authorities in northern Nebraska spent nearly seven hours in the snow after a semi carrying cattle rolled over near O’Neill.

'Shock and anger': Norfolk mayor speaking out about NFAT

'Shock and anger': Norfolk mayor speaking out about NFAT

With what took place, Moenning said he wishes city officials could have done something to stop it.

Multiple northeast Nebraska counties remain in winter storm warnings

Multiple northeast Nebraska counties remain in winter storm warnings

Several counties in the northeast Nebraska area are in winter storm warnings.

Omaha man arrested near Stanton for alleged stolen vehicle

Omaha man arrested near Stanton for alleged stolen vehicle

A man from Omaha was arrested in northeast Nebraska for reportedly stealing vehicle.

'Outrage, anger and profound sadness': Lincoln mayor, police chief comment on Tyre Nichols case

'Outrage, anger and profound sadness': Lincoln mayor, police chief comment on Tyre Nichols case

Officials in Nebraska's capital city shared their thoughts following the release of a video showing police officers in Memphis beating Tyre Nichols, who later died.

Omaha apartment fire causes estimated $10,000 in damage

Omaha apartment fire causes estimated $10,000 in damage

An apartment fire allegedly caused by discarded smoking material was extinguished quickly, but not before causing some damage.

Schmaderer: Criminal activity by police 'can never be tolerated'

Schmaderer: Criminal activity by police 'can never be tolerated'

Police video of Tyre Nichols' arrest was released Friday

Winter weather drops more snow on Nebraska

Winter weather drops more snow on Nebraska

he weekend is here, and so is more snow for some parts of Nebraska.

Spring enrollment up at Chadron State

Spring enrollment up at Chadron State

Similar to last year, Chadron State College’s spring enrollment has increased from the previous spring.

Potter-Dix High School celebrates students of the month

Potter-Dix High School celebrates students of the month

POTTER -- The Potter-Dix Board of Education recently recognized the January Students of the Month. January Students of the Month are To be considered for student of the month recognition, a student must 1. Follow the Coyote Code (1. Be respectful, 2. Be r

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce holds annual banquet

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce holds annual banquet

Business organization celebrates 2022, looks ahead to the new year

NCN weekend brief

NCN weekend brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

Geneva man gets 15 years in prison for meth charges

Geneva man gets 15 years in prison for meth charges

A Geneva man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for methamphetamine charges. 

Former Northeast ag dean, instructor named deputy director at NDA

Former Northeast ag dean, instructor named deputy director at NDA

A former Northeast Community College administrator and instructor has been named deputy director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.

Crete firefighter injured in October wildfires returns home after lengthy recovery

Crete firefighter injured in October wildfires returns home after lengthy recovery

CRETE, NE — After nearly 100 days in hospitals and rehab facilities, Dr. Brad Elder is home.

'Protecting Your Place from Wildfires' workshop February 1

'Protecting Your Place from Wildfires' workshop February 1

SIDNEY-- Pheasants Forever is hosting a workshop titled "Protecting Your Place from Wildfire" at the South Platte Natural Resources Office on February 1. Preregister online at www.NebraskaPF.com.

Wind Chill Advisory issued for Central Nebraska

Wind Chill Advisory issued for Central Nebraska

The National Weather Service is warning of extreme wind chills taking over the area starting on Saturday.

Pillen names Norfolk Public Safety Director Scott Cordes as new state fire marshal

Pillen names Norfolk Public Safety Director Scott Cordes as new state fire marshal

A Norfolk man is Nebraska's newest fire marshal, with Gov. Jim Pillen announcing Scott Cordes to the position on Friday.

Web Foot Raceway ready for Quack Off return

Web Foot Raceway ready for Quack Off return

Quack by popular demand

WSC art gallery showcases work of well-known Nebraska photographer

WSC art gallery showcases work of well-known Nebraska photographer

The photography displayed is the work of Derrick Burbul, an art and photography professor at the University of Kearney.

Schuyler man facing litany of charges related to alleged assault, trafficking of children

Schuyler man facing litany of charges related to alleged assault, trafficking of children

A northeast Nebraska man is facing several charges related to the alleged sex trafficking of minors.

Dog, cat die in Omaha house fire caused by dryer lint

Dog, cat die in Omaha house fire caused by dryer lint

Three pets were rescued, but a cat and dog died in a Thursday night house fire in Omaha.

NTSB releases preliminary report for Auburn crash that killed Valparaiso man, former UNK student

NTSB releases preliminary report for Auburn crash that killed Valparaiso man, former UNK student

Federal officials have released their preliminary findings after investigating a plane crash that killed two people in southeast Nebraska, including a former UNK baseball player.

White House says 154K Nebraskans applied for student debt relief before program's pause

White House says 154K Nebraskans applied for student debt relief before program's pause

New data has been released on the number of applicants who applied for student debt relief, and nearly two-thirds of Nebraska's applicants were approved prior to the federal program being put on pause.

Fortner chooses Naval Academy

Fortner chooses Naval Academy

Gabrielle Fortner had two options to consider: the United States Air Force Academy and the United State Naval Academy.

Lincoln man arrested after making disturbance call

Lincoln man arrested after making disturbance call

A 51-year-old Lincoln man was arrested for terroristic threats after a disturbance call. 

Lincoln men arrested in connection to explosives investigation

Lincoln men arrested in connection to explosives investigation

The Lincoln Police Department said they have arrested two men in connection to the Wednesday investigation on explosive materials. 

Sidney School Board selects new superintendent

Sidney School Board selects new superintendent

SIDNEY -- The Sidney School District Board of Education is negotiating with Andrew Farber of Fremont, Neb. to be the District's next superintendent. Farber is currently the superintendent of Louisville Public Schools.

LENRD votes to not accept dam projects for Battle Creek flood control

LENRD votes to not accept dam projects for Battle Creek flood control

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District approved a motion to no longer pursue Battle Creek flood control projects with a dam.