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Nebraska woman sentenced to decade in prison for meth-related offenses

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A Norfolk woman was sentenced to a decade in prison for intending to distribute more than 100 grams of meth. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska, Nicole Peterson, 37, of Norfolk, was sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.
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Plenty of Northeast Nebraska Champions after Class 'C' & 'D' State Track & Field Championships

The State Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday at Omaha Burke Stadium for Classes ‘C’ & ‘D’. Area champions on Saturday included the Norfolk Catholic Girls Class ‘C’ 4X100 Relay (50:48); Hartington CC’s Carson Noecker (‘C’ 1600-4:19.61); Wisner/Pilger’s Beau Ruskamp (‘C’ 300 H-39.83); Battle Creek Boys Class ‘C’ 4X100 (43.99); Laurel/Concord/Coleridge’s Deagan Puppe (‘C’ 110 H-14.66); Crofton’s Jordyn Arens (‘C’ 1600-5:17.98); St. Edward’s Cole Mowry (‘D’ 800-2:03.67); Bloomfield’s Alexandra Eisenhauer (‘D’ 100-12.55 & 200-26.18); and Niobrara/Verdigre’s Andrea Sucha (‘D’ HJ-5’4).
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Nebraska woman sentenced for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Nicole Peterson, 37, of Norfolk has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment with no opportunity for parole for her role in a methamphetamine operation. U.S. District Judge Robert F. Rossiter Jr. sentenced Peterson on Friday for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to...
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Boilesen sings about ancestors’ hard times on Plains at The Archway

KEARNEY — As a singer/songwriter, Pat Boilsen understands how music can tell a story, especially a story from Nebraska’s history. “I grew up hearing stories of how old John had to make it 15 miles through a snowstorm,” she said as an example, during an interview at her home in Albion. “I grew up hearing about all those experiences. They make me realize how much easier I have it today than the pioneers did.”

David’s Morning Forecast - Staying cool today, patchy frost for some tonight

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Cooler air continues to spill into the area today along with cloudy skies. Temperatures dipped into the upper 40s early Saturday morning, with a few light sprinkles in spots. The clouds will lead to a cool day, with temperatures very slowly warming through the 50s. We should see a little more sunshine this afternoon with highs around 60 degrees. Skies actually clear out this evening, which will allow us to cool very quickly.

City of Norfolk to purchase second attenuator

NORFOLK - The Norfolk City Council has agreed to purchase a second pull-behind attenuator, which is used to direct traffic while protecting drivers and crews from hazards on and around road work areas. At Monday’s meeting of the council, City Roads Manager Will Elwell said the Streets Division has gotten...

Commencement and pinning ceremony held for Northeast nursing students

NORFOLK, Neb. - Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students were recognized during a special ceremony at Northeast Community College in Norfolk recently with the presentation of their nursing pins and diplomas. In addition, the tradition of nursing students receiving their pins from family members or a close friend who have helped them along their journey was part of the ceremony.

Career Closet provides more than just clothing options

NORFOLK, Neb. – Students at Northeast Community College who feel they may need to step up their game for a job interview or a special event have a new resource to turn to on the Norfolk campus. The Career Closet opened this spring in the College’s Union 73 to offer both business and business casual attire at no cost to students.

Bauer, Ochoa medal at state track for Norfolk

OMAHA — Rowdy Bauer and Isaac Ochoa medaled in their respective events to lead Norfolk in the final day of the Nebraska Class A state boys track and field meet at Burke Stadium on Thursday. Bauer saved his best for last to place third in the long jump with...
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Columbus, Neb., PD Receive Grant Funding for Police Robot

(TNS) — Columbus Police Department officials said they hope a new robot will help protect first responders in certain emergency situations. During its regular meeting May 16, the Columbus City Council gave the greenlight to accept a $65,720 grant from the Nebraska Crime Commission for the purchase of an Avatar III robot. The funds are available from federal COVID dollars, and the grant will completely cover the cost of the robot.

Bestselling author speaks at Northeast Community College

NORFOLK, Neb. - Tosca Lee autographs one of her books for Christina Miller Norfolk, (left) as Lauren Rhodes, Gretna, watches following the author’s appearance in the final Visiting Writer’s Series appearance of the spring semester recently at Northeast Community College. Lee is best known for her nuanced prose,...