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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 faces drug charges

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 on April 19, 2021,...
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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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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.

Library Technical Services Assistant II

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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...

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...

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.
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Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy starting in September

NORFOLK, Neb. -- Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy will give the residents of Norfolk a chance to see how the city government works. Participants will get to see the city's snow plows, look inside a city jail, and hear the latest from the mayor. Norfolk 101 offers residents of Norfolk the...
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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.
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Adira: The Pet of the Week

NORFOLK, Neb. - Meet Adira!. Adira is a four-month-old tortoiseshell kitten. She came to ASNN with cerebellar hypoplasia but now that she is all better, she is looking for her furever home. Adira loves to play and run and round and especially loves chasing string cat toys. Once she is...

County board signs off on Norfolk bond issue

In order to put the bond issue for improvements for the police station, ball fields, city streets and a new aquatic center to the vote of the people, the Norfolk City Council needed approval from the Madison County board. City administrator Andy Colvin told the board on Tuesday, this is...

TICKET TO RIDE: Did you get in?

Clayton Novotny from Motoplex in Norfolk joins the show Friday!. We'll announce the remaining finalists for "Ticket To Ride" with the Polaris ATV giveaway with 106 KIX. Listen for your name, plus we'll have a few extra surprises with Motoplex!. Join the conversation with "Abe Schoenherr in the Morning" on...

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...

Fender Bender making a stop at River Point Concert Series

Fender Bender is set to make a stop at this Friday’s River Point Concert Series. This is the third time playing in Norfolk, but first at this event, according to lead vocalist and guitarist Mike Bertrand. He says they play a variety of different music genres and invites everyone to come.