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Metro gas prices still fluctuating
Metro gas prices still fluctuating

Current Metro Average: $3.61

Jefferson County Commissioners officially approve 2022-'23 budget

Jefferson County Commissioners officially approve 2022-'23 budget

JEFFERSON COUNTY, NE — A county in southeast Nebraska has officially adopted its budget for the next fiscal year. The Jefferson County Commissioners put the final stamp on things Tuesday morning.

Doane, Southeast Community College announce partnership providing aid for transferring students

Doane, Southeast Community College announce partnership providing aid for transferring students

LINCOLN, Neb. — Students completing their associate’s degrees at Southeast Community College now have the option of making a cost-effective, seamless transition into a related bachelor’s degree through Doane University.

Judge calls state's deferred judgment law unconstitutional

Judge calls state's deferred judgment law unconstitutional

Judge says 2019 law that allows judges not to enter convictions for successful probationers violates separation of powers

Black Hills Energy donates $10,000 to Chappell

Black Hills Energy donates $10,000 to Chappell

The city of Chappell was able to purchase 14 picnic tables thanks to their local energy provider.

NCN Wednesday morning brief

NCN Wednesday morning brief

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Clarks woman collects Congressional Gold Medal on late husband's behalf

Clarks woman collects Congressional Gold Medal on late husband's behalf

A former Russian refugee who bonded with her U.S. soldier husband over the horrors of war collected a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of her husband on Tuesday in Clarks, Neb.

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

The City of Columbus has an ordinance requiring residents to have a license for their pets.

Elkhorn Valley Museum's cemetery tours to begin Saturday

Elkhorn Valley Museum's cemetery tours to begin Saturday

Participants will get to take a tour through the New Lutheran Cemetery and learn about notable Norfolkans buried in the cemetery.

Fremont man arrested for attempted murder after woman found in garage

Fremont man arrested for attempted murder after woman found in garage

Police found the victim had been held against her will for several hours in a garage.

Two officers fire shots, one arrest made during incident next to Hastings Police Department

Two officers fire shots, one arrest made during incident next to Hastings Police Department

One person is in custody and multiple agencies are investigating following an officer-involved shooting in Hastings. 

Over 8 lbs. of cocaine found in Seward County traffic stop

Over 8 lbs. of cocaine found in Seward County traffic stop

A 19-year-old California man was arrested for more than eight pounds of cocaine Monday, according to authorities. 

Denver woman sentenced in meth conspiracy

Denver woman sentenced in meth conspiracy

A 35-year-old Colorado woman was sentenced to federal court in Lincoln on Monday for drug charges. 

NDCS talks about hiring progress at prison facilities

NDCS talks about hiring progress at prison facilities

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) released an update on their hiring progress over the last, nearly, year.

CCC’s Total Economic Impact Near $450 Million

CCC’s Total Economic Impact Near $450 Million

Central Community College added $442.1 million in income to its 25-county service area’s economy.

Nebraska's child welfare transition a work in progress

Nebraska's child welfare transition a work in progress

Several hundred case workers have been hired by the state, 49 openings remain.

Beemer woman dies in Cuming County crash on country road

Beemer woman dies in Cuming County crash on country road

A 36-year-old northeast Nebraska woman is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Cuming County.

NSP: I-80 crash leaves two injured, one dead

NSP: I-80 crash leaves two injured, one dead

Monday afternoon a two vehicle accident closed I-80 near Ogallala, and the Nebraska State Patrol said that two are seriously injured and one died. 

Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash

Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash

Police have identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash Monday night.

Madison County holds first-ever joint public tax hearing

Madison County holds first-ever joint public tax hearing

For the first time ever, Madison County held a joint-public tax hearing, as required by a new state law.

Pack sentenced for New Year's Eve shooting

Pack sentenced for New Year's Eve shooting

Nebraska City man sentenced to five to 16 years

Omaha crash leaves one dead

Omaha crash leaves one dead

Officers were dispatched to a crash involving a motorcycle on Monday night. 

Residents voice concerns on taxes, transparency at Cheyenne County joint public hearing

Residents voice concerns on taxes, transparency at Cheyenne County joint public hearing

Over 60 people packed the Cheyenne County District Courtroom Monday night and spoke with Cheyenne County Commissioner Randy Miller about a property tax request in the county budget this year.

Non-profit donates $2,200 to panhandle volunteer fire departments

Non-profit donates $2,200 to panhandle volunteer fire departments

A non-profit organization donated two checks to two different fire departments in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Half-cent sale tax increase set for Gering

Half-cent sale tax increase set for Gering

The City of Gering reminds its citizens and businesses starting October 1st, 2022 a half cent sale tax increase is set to take place.

Dawes County jail inmate found dead in cell on Friday

Dawes County jail inmate found dead in cell on Friday

Dawes County Attorney/Coroner Vance Haug has ordered an autopsy and toxicological screening on a woman who died late Friday afternoon at the Dawes County Jail in Chadron.

Missing inmate turns himself in to authorities

Missing inmate turns himself in to authorities

An inmate convicted in central Nebraska who had gone missing from the Community Corrections Center in Omaha has turned himself in to authorities.

Planned drainage of Lake Ogallala to affect three boating accesses in the fall

Planned drainage of Lake Ogallala to affect three boating accesses in the fall

Nebraska Game and Parks is scheduling and planned drainage of Lake Ogallala.

Nebraska Rotary governors kick off Imagine Rotary Tour with stop in Kearney

Nebraska Rotary governors kick off Imagine Rotary Tour with stop in Kearney

Rotary is hitting the road in Nebraska.

Jefferson County Commissioner candidates talk roads, budget at public forum

Jefferson County Commissioner candidates talk roads, budget at public forum

JEFFERSON COUNTY, NE — As the 2022 election creeps closer, candidates for Jefferson County Commissioners are speaking to voters about the issues.

Logan County deputies report finding four kinds of narcotics in vehicle

Logan County deputies report finding four kinds of narcotics in vehicle

Two individuals are behind bars after authorities reportedly found over 269 grams on meth and 56 fentanyl pills outside of an abandoned building.

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

A Nebraska man is headed to Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen troops, and he’s getting there on his bicycle.

Fire at Hanscom Park destroys gazebo

Fire at Hanscom Park destroys gazebo

Omaha Fire investigators are working to determine who started the fire that destroyed the gazebo at Hanscom Park.

Norfolk remembers: 20th anniversary of U.S. Bank robbery, murders

Norfolk remembers: 20th anniversary of U.S. Bank robbery, murders

Exactly 20 years ago, five northeast Nebraskans were gunned down in a bank in Norfolk during attempted robbery.

NSP: Ogallala crash causes traffic diversion, leaves three injured

NSP: Ogallala crash causes traffic diversion, leaves three injured

The Nebraska State Patrol said there was a serious crash on Interstate 80 just west of Ogallala. 

LPD arrests 22-year-old man in relation to Sunday’s fatal shooting

LPD arrests 22-year-old man in relation to Sunday’s fatal shooting

Lincoln Police charged a 22-year-old man with first-degree murder for their alleged involvement in Sunday's fatal downtown shooting. 

FRHS helps educate public during Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month

FRHS helps educate public during Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month

A hospital in northeast Nebraska is helping raise awareness for women's health.

Talmage fire board election set at town hall

Talmage fire board election set at town hall

Portion of board elected Aug. 24 orders new election

Man rams car into GIPD vehicle

Man rams car into GIPD vehicle

Thirty-three-year-old Anthony Mattison of Shelby, NE was referred after he rammed the vehicle he was driving into a GIPD police car.

For Peetz Sake Day's schedule

For Peetz Sake Day's schedule

The 2022 For Peetz Sake Days and Homecoming begin with dress up days for students on Monday, Sept. 26th.

Peetz school announces parade Marshals

Peetz school announces parade Marshals

The For Peetz Sake Days parade awarded the honor of being the parade Marshals to two former Peetz teachers.

NCN Tuesday morning brief

NCN Tuesday morning brief

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Over $40,000 worth of items stolen from Lincoln store

Over $40,000 worth of items stolen from Lincoln store

A store in Lincoln was reportedly broken into and had over $40,000 worth of items stolen.

Iron door returned to Union jail with apology

Iron door returned to Union jail with apology

Officials at the southeast Nebraska village of Union were flabbergasted that someone would steal the iron door from their historic jail and were surprised again when it was returned

Single-vehicle accident sends one to hospital in Lincoln

Single-vehicle accident sends one to hospital in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department said they responded to a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning. 

Vehicle speeding on I-80 leads to pursuit in Omaha

Vehicle speeding on I-80 leads to pursuit in Omaha

A trooper with Nebraska State Patrol was in pursuit of a vehicle that was traveling at 123 mph on Interstate 80 in Omaha.

Pretrial hearing moved again for Norfolk teenager accused of concealing abortion

Pretrial hearing moved again for Norfolk teenager accused of concealing abortion

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, this time moving to November.

Santifer sentenced on child abuse charge

Santifer sentenced on child abuse charge

A northeast Nebraska man was sentenced to prison last week for a child abuse conviction.

NSP arrests man going over 100 mph on interstate in Lincoln County

NSP arrests man going over 100 mph on interstate in Lincoln County

The Nebraska State Patrol arrested an Iowa man after clocking his speed at 132 mph on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County.

Motorcyclist killed in west Lincoln crash identified

Motorcyclist killed in west Lincoln crash identified

The Lincoln Police Department released the name of a motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday afternoon. 

Food Truck World Tour raises funds for immigrant services

Food Truck World Tour raises funds for immigrant services

Food trucks and foodies came together to raise money for immigration services on Sunday.

Lincoln Police searching for 19-year-old involved in double shooting

Lincoln Police searching for 19-year-old involved in double shooting

A 19-year old is being sought in relation with a double-shooting in the capital city.

Wreaths Across America reaches out to North Platte community for help

Wreaths Across America reaches out to North Platte community for help

Wreaths Across America is starting to gear up for their holiday season and they're asking the public for help. 

Suspect arrested after fleeing arrest half-handcuffed, leading multi-agency search near Grand Island

Suspect arrested after fleeing arrest half-handcuffed, leading multi-agency search near Grand Island

A Central Nebraska man is in custody after authorities say he escaped arrest and sparked a multi-agency manhunt northeast of Grand Island.

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte leads swim clinic at Brownell Talbot

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte leads swim clinic at Brownell Talbot

Young swimmers had the chance to work with one of the sport’s greatest legends.

Victim identified in fatal Northwest Omaha wreck

Victim identified in fatal Northwest Omaha wreck

One person is dead and three more are hurt after a wreck Sunday in Northwest Omaha. Four cars were involved in the accident that happened just after 4 p.m.

Norfolk Panther's Friday matchup will honor military service

Norfolk Panther's Friday matchup will honor military service

On Tuesday, Norfolk Public Schools announced they will hold Military Appreciation Night during their football match-up this Friday. 

Metro official's stormy summer ends quietly

Metro official's stormy summer ends quietly

Protection order against city councilwoman has not been refiled.

NioCorp announces financing boost

NioCorp announces financing boost

Mining company would extract rare earth elements from Johnson County property

Sidney's annual Oktoberfest begins Friday

Sidney's annual Oktoberfest begins Friday

The City of Sidney will tap the keg at noon on Friday, Sept. 30 to mark the opening of the 2022 Oktoberfest celebration at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds.

Pierce man accused of shoplifting, arrested on felony weapon charge

Pierce man accused of shoplifting, arrested on felony weapon charge

A northeast Nebraska man accused of shoplifting was arrested for drug and weapon offenses Sunday morning.

Nemaha raises funds for community center with first Testicle Festival

Nemaha raises funds for community center with first Testicle Festival

A southeast Nebraska community hosted an interesting fundraiser this weekend.

Douglas County inmate goes missing from Community Corrections Center

Douglas County inmate goes missing from Community Corrections Center

A 33-year-old female inmate did not return to the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L) on Sunday.

NCN Monday morning brief

NCN Monday morning brief

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Ukrainian war photographer shows work in Lincoln

Ukrainian war photographer shows work in Lincoln

Tonya Synya found herself at the same crossroads many Ukrainians her age did at the start of the invasion.