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Severe weather hits central, eastern Nebraska Thursday evening

NORFOLK, Neb. -- A cold front making its way across the state brought severe weather and heavy hail in central and eastern Nebraska Thursday evening. Dozens of reports of heavy hail poured into the National Weather Service Thursday evening, from towns like Rockville and Ravenna in central Nebraska to northeast Nebraska towns like Norfolk and Decatur.
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West Point man sentenced for drug conspiracy

WEST POINT, Neb. -- 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. Jose Salazar received a sentence of 151 months’ prison time with a five-year term of supervised release to follow. Officials said in...
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Rural Pilger woman hospitalized after one-vehicle crash

STANTON, Neb. -- An 18-year-old driver was injured in a one-vehicle accident in northeast Nebraska over the weekend. According to Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger, his office responded to the crash at the Highway 32/15 junction around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Unger said the driver, a rural Pilger woman, was northbound...
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New café-style restaurant now open for business in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Neb. -- A brand new café-style restaurant is now open in downtown Norfolk. Fenders officially opened its doors last week, and so far it's seeing a tremendous response from the community, management said. Manager Micah Milligan said she's seen a great reaction from the public since opening. “They’ve...
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Man arrested for allegedly using counterfeit bill at Norfolk business

NORFOLK, Neb. -- On Monday morning, Norfolk Police said they were called to a business for a counterfeit bill. According to officials, employees advised that a male attempted to purchase a bottle of vodka with a counterfeit $100 bill. The officer looked at the bill, which stated "PLAY MONEY" on various parts of it, it was easily recognizable that it was not real.

Norfolk woman again accused of threatening prosecutor, family

KEARNEY — For the second time in four months, a Norfolk woman is accused of making threats against a deputy Buffalo County attorney and his family. Rachel L. Frazier, 29, is charged in Buffalo County Court with felony terroristic threats for statements she allegedly made on Facebook. Frazier was arrested on a warrant Friday.

Authorities identify man killed in crash

Authorities have identified the man that was killed in a Friday night two-car accident south of Scribner. At 9:05 p.m., Dodge County deputies were dispatched to an injury accident on Highway 275 and Logan Street just south of Scribner. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said Kei’Dron King, 35, of Wayne died as a result of his injuries.

Wayne City Council August 16 Meeting Recap

WAYNE – A regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting was held earlier this week pertaining to possible grant funding and a ‘conceptual master plan’ on lake development was presented. From council chambers inside City Hall, a request item first approached the board on the Wayne State College...

Tiny house communities may be in Norfolk's future

There could soon be a new residential area coming to Norfolk. The planning commission voted to change city codes to create a tiny-house district. City planner Val Grimes says it can be set up in multiple ways. "To sell of those lots to the people so they own the land...
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Northeast program highlighted in national magazine

NORFOLK, Neb. – A Northeast Community College agriculture program has been featured in a national publication. Irrigation Leader spoke with Dr. Trentee Bush, horticulture and agriculture instructor, Richard Wright, adjunct horticulture instructor, and Jill Heemstra, agriculture program director, on the program’s curriculum and goals for a recent issue.
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Local animal clinic gaining recognition for cat program

MADISON, Neb.-- A Nebraska animal clinic is making a name for itself by helping out cats. 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. The program takes in dozens of cats at a time to have them safety spayed and neutered before returning them where they’re originally from and this helps with things like overpopulation.

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UPDATE: Wayne man killed in Dodge County accident identified

WAYNE, Neb. -- The man killed in a Dodge County crash on Friday has been identified. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office said 35-year-old Kei'Dron King of Wayne was killed in the wreck on Highway 275. Authorities said King was westbound on Hwy 275 in Scribner, when he crossed the center...

Students Move in to Northeast residence halls

NORFOLK, Neb. - Nikki Peters, Broken Bow, (left) and Alexis Folks, Arvada, Colo., members of the Northeast Community College softball team, assist a new student at the College and his family move into Path Hall on the Norfolk campus Thursday. Returning students move into the residence halls on Sunday. Peters...