Norfolk City Council Defies Planning Commission, Denies Zoning Change to SWAD LLC

NORFOLK — SWAD, LLC will not be able to sell their property at 25th Street and Michigan Avenue to a retail company following a Norfolk City Council decision. SWAD requested a zoning change from I... Read More

Shoplifting Investigation Escalates Into Multiple Charges

NORFOLK - A shoplifting investigation turned into nine different charges for a Wisconsin woman. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Jaleesa Moder was arrested on Monday. Police were called after the Norfolk Wal Mart reported that M... Read More

NWS Warns of Snow Accumulation Late This Week

VALLEY - Although the weather has been unseasonably warm for the better part of two weeks, winter looks to make a comeback toward the end of this week. The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley projects the Fremont area could receive 2-3" of sn... Read More

Neligh Teens Make 'Cosmopolitan' With Creative Promposal

NELIGH - It's not every day you see a couple of Neligh teenagers in "Cosmopolitan." Chase Vleck and Damon Arehart, seniors at Neligh-Oakdale, made the magazines "15 Seriously Cute Promposals Any Girl Can Pull Off," via a post of the promposal on ... Read More

Dick Cavett Returns to Nebraska, Visits Neihardt Historical Site

BANCROFT, NE — For the man who has interviewed everyone from Jimi Hendrix, to Groucho Marx to Marlon Brando, there’s one interview that was unlike any other.   “People had just never seen anything like it, heard anything like it,” Cavett sa... Read More

FIVE PARTS: Rural Nebraska's Population Loss and What it Means

NORFOLK — It’s no secret that Rural Nebraska is losing population. But that issue brings forth a myriad of questions: What does declining enrollment mean for schools? How come Columbus is growing faster than Norfolk? How are towns adjusting to an... Read More

Boone County Home, Farm, and Garden Show Prepping for Another Year

ALBION - Final plans are being made for the 7th Annual Boone County Home, Farm & Garden Show. The show will be held March 25th at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Albion from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This year is promising to be better than ever, with a... Read More

Downtown Norfolk Theater Up for Sale

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) - The historic Grand Theatre in downtown Norfolk is up for sale, bringing disappointment to many who tried to restore the landmark for the past 12 years. The property is listed for $200,000. The former theater building was bu... Read More

Prominent Norfolk Businessman and Community Servant Passes

NORFOLK - A Norfolk business founder and well-known community servant has passed away. Webb McNally died over the weekend. He was 86-years old. McNally opened Western Office Technologies in Norfolk over 50 years ago. Since then, Western Office ... Read More

Lions Club Pancake Feed Fills Bellies and Supports Community Events

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Lions Club is known for serving the public, but on Saturday they were doing a different kind of serving. The 57th annual Lions Club Pancake Feed was held at the Chuck Pohlman Ag Complex on Saturday. Thousands came out to fill... Read More

Northeast Nebraskans Enjoy Skyview Park and Warm Temps

NORFOLK — The no ice skating signs at Skyview Lake were hardly necessary Friday afternoon. Temperatures in the upper 60s melted portions of the formerly iced-over lake and encouraged lines of northeast Nebraskans to venture to the park.  Among th... Read More