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Norfolk asks for no early firework discharges due to weather

NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) – Dry and hot conditions throughout Siouxland have fire officials warning residents about the dangers of fireworks. Fire and city officials spend the time surrounding the Fourth of July reminding the community to be safe when it comes to fireworks, however, Siouxlanders may need to be extra careful this year. Due to […]
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Flood wins special election for Nebraska's 1st Congressional District

(Norfolk) -- Nebraska State Senator Mike Flood secured a special election Tuesday night to replace former Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, who was sentenced to probation earlier the same day for a conviction on charges that he lied to federal agents. Flood, a former speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, narrowly defeated Democratic...
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Mike Flood Wins Nebraska Special Election

Nebraska State Senator Mike Flood of Norfolk has won a special election to replace former Congressman Jeff Fortenberry in the US House. Fortenberry was convicted of charges that he lied to FBI agents over campaign donations. Flood defeated democrat Senator Patty Pansing-Brooks of Lincoln in the First District Race, and...
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Flood defeats Pansing Brooks in House race

Overpowering a strong showing of support for Democratic nominee Patty Pansing Brooks in Lincoln, Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk won Tuesday's special congressional election and kept eastern Nebraska's 1st District seat in Republican hands. Pansing Brooks, a Lincoln state senator, held the early lead, but Flood edged ahead during the...
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Big, Bang, Boom celebration set for Friday, Saturday

A tradition that began during the nation’s bicentennial year, 1976, continues in Norfolk this weekend with Big, Bang, Boom. Committee President, Don Wiesnieski says the celebration gets underway on Friday night at Skyview Park. "We have a wingfest going on; we have 1,000 pounds of wings that are going...
NORFOLK, NE
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‘Box’ to pay for Red Cross Swimming lessons

Every year in this country and around the world, young people lose their lives by drowning. The sad thing is that, in many cases, they should not have as swimming pools offer swimming lessons. The Bargain Box is doing something unprecedented in this community – they are going to pay...
ELGIN, NE
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Elgin 8U team finishes season with a 10-3 record

Members of the Elgin 8U softball team were (back row, l-r): Coach Kelsey Selting, Molly Mlnarik, Aubrey Starman, Harper Evans, Brooke Borer, Kinley Selting, Elise Hoefer, Kate Barlow and Coach Lacey Vanis. Front row: Jozzy Mack, Ellie Vanis, Emery Borer, Brecken Childers, Hannah Hemenway and Coach Kim Fangman. Photo, story and cutline submitted.
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Marvin Koehler family is named 2022 outstanding family farm

OSMOND — The Marvin Koehler family was named Outstanding Farm Family during Summerfest 2022. The following nomination submission was read during the celebration. We would like to nominate Marvin Koehler and his family’s farm for this year’s Outstanding Osmond Family Farm recognition. The farm is now into its 5th generation, having been started by Marvin’s grandfather.
OSMOND, NE
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Senior center faces closure due to lack of staff

RANDOLPH - Randolph’s Senior Center is set to close if they can’t hire a cook and a manager. “I’d do anything I could to keep it open,” said Joedy Sellon, the center’s board chairman. “We’re between a rock and a hard sport and don’t know what to do.”
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Under pressure: City pipes don’t handle extra water flow

RANDOLPH – Joaquin Santos felt a flood of frustration when he had to deal with recent water issues on his property. Around 10:30 a.m. on June 22, the Randolph man’s house located at 312 N. Cedar St. lost access to the city’s water system. That changed about...
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Osmond: ‘Where Everybody Knows Your Name’

OSMOND — For days before the Osmond High School biennial alumni reunion, some familiar faces could be seen in the community as Osmond graduates came home for the event, which was held on Saturday, June 25. The visitors had an opportunity to tour Osmond Community School during the afternoon.
OSMOND, NE
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MIKE FLOOD WINS NEBRASKA CONGRESSIONAL SEAT

REPUBLICAN MIKE FLOOD OF NORFOLK IS THE WINNER OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION IN NEBRASKA’S FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. FLOOD DEFEATED DEMOCRAT PATTY PANSING BROOKS IN TUESDAY’S SPECIAL ELECTION WITH 53% OF THE BALLOTS CAST, WINNING BY A MARGIN OF OVER 7000 VOTES. MIKEFLOOD OC…NATION GREAT :08. FLOOD WILL...
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