April 2014 News Archive

Name of Scribner-Collision Victim Released

Legislative Committees to Examine Nebraska DHHS

Madison County Republican Candidates Square Off

David Steinberg to Accept Comedy Legend Award

Three Killed in Accident on Highway 81

Man Arrested for Active Warrants, Obstructing Police

Year of "Lasts" for Newcastle School

Motorcyclist Killed in Grand Island Crash

Milliken's Last Day at UNL Is Friday

New UNL Dean to be Paid More Than Chancellor

Nebraska Counsel for Discipline Head to Retire

At Least 2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Nebraska Sunday

New USDA Program Aims to Create More Jobs

Outgoing President Milliken Proud of Accomplishments at U of N

Norfolk Commemorates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Watch for Farm Equipment on Roads

Forum Monday Night for County Candidates

Week In Review for the Week Ending Saturday, April 26, 2014

Services Set for Former Madison County Extension Agent

Sen. Nordquist Seeks Minimum-Wage Ballot Measure

Buckle Up and LIve

LEAD Program Requires 60-Day Commitment

Time to Check for Ticks

Impressive List of Commedians Highlight 2014 Comedy Festival

Norfolk Ave. Work Begins Friday

Plant Fair This Weekend in Ag Complex

Norfolk 101 Includes Old, New Citizens

GOP Candidates for Governor Debate at Johnny Carson Theatre

NRD Selling Tree Seedlings on Arbor Day

Concert in Wayne to Raise Funds for Tornado Relief

County Board Approves Conditional Use Permits

Report Blames Pilot for Norfolk Plane Crash

Building Report Still Positive

Highway 35 Traffic Shift Begins Thursday

Police Thank City for Support in Court Case

Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate in Norfolk Wednesday

Ricketts, Bruning Continue Ongoing Dispute in Governor's Race

Governor Vetoes Nurse Practitioner Bill

Sioux City Council Votes to Settle Lawsuit

Sioux City OKs Easing of Pit Bull Law

Bruning Endorsed by Nebraska Police Group

Glenvil Man Pleads No Contest in Death of Ex-Wife

Nebraska Farmers Starting to Plant Crops

Tilden Man Gets 50 Years for Kidnapping

Trial Date Set for Madison Man Accused of Threats

Norfolk City Council Gives Woodland Park Deadline

Norfolk Leaders Question Governor on Roads

Governor Signs Autism-Coverage Bill

Speeding Vehicles Get Attention of Norfolk Police

Roads Discussed When Governor Visits Norfolk

Witnesses: Man Pulled Gun in Mint Bar

Domina: Keystone XL Legal Issues Will Take Months to Resolve

Sen. Scheer: Education Visioning Bill is Complicated

Norfolk Men's Chorus Celebrates 25 Years

Norfolk School Board Approves Salary Increases

Sioux City Riverboat Casino Prepares to Close

Judge Orders Separate Trials for Sioux City Robbery Suspects

Ditch Poses Problems for Highway 30 Project

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal from Death Row Inmate

Governor Will Sign Bill Requiring Coverage for Autism Treatment

State Department Cites Nebraska Case in Decision to Delay Keystone XL Decision

Driver Dies in Holt County Collision

State Unemployment Rate Creeps Up in March

Norfolk 101 Wrapping Up First Session

Work Starts Monday on 1st Street

Work Begins on Elkhorn River Trail

Salvation Army Civic Luncheon Thursday

Technology Problems Plague NeSA Testing

Applicants Sought for Natural Resources Commission

Unicameral Wraps Up 2014 Session

Stanton County Authorities Release Identity of Dead Woman, Autopsy Will Be Friday

Iowa Gaming Commission Denies Penn National Appeal

Autopsy Ordered in Norfolk Death

Early Morning Fire Damages Norfolk Home

Salvation Army Envoys Return to Norfolk

Sen. Scheer Says 103rd Legislature Contentious

Norfolk Public Schools to Add to Staff

Man Accused of Stealing Pickup in Madison Accused in Minnesota Shooting

Jenkins Found Guilty of 4 Omaha Shooting Deaths

State Patrol Consoliating Dispatch Centers

Heineman Hails Tax Cuts Passed by Legislature

Governor Signs Water-Sustainability Bill

Coleridge World War II Vet to be Honored

Psychiatric Exam Ordered for Yankton Murder Suspect

Nebraska Land Valuations Up 12.45 Percent

Living Last Supper Thursday

Library Week Celebrates Institution's 21st Century Role

New School Board Member Takes Oath of Office

Corn Planting off to Slow Start

South Dakota Girls Missing Since 1971 Died in Car Accident

Jenkins Expected to Plead Guilty

Columbus Man Convicted of Murder

Dispute Turns Violent

Highways 20/57 Junction Closed Wednesday Morning

Rear Window Movie Highlights Library Week

Judge Okays $2M Prison-Van-Crash Settlement

New Sioux City Casino Receives Some of its Slots

Pesticide Certification Expires Tuesday

Tips For Late Tax Filers

Norfolk School Board Approves Plans for Strategic Goals

13 Minors Cited at Weekend Party

Wednesday Hearing Set on Jenkins' Guilty Pleas

No Charges in Fatal Yankton Car-Pedestrian Crash

Family Fishing Days Set for Norfolk, Columbus

NECC Athletes Excel in Classroom

Hjorth, 59 Other County Sheriffs, 59 Chiefs of Police Endorse Bruning

Ponca Tribe to Host Norfolk Powwow

476-Mile Nebraska Bicycle Ride Will Include Northeast Nebraska Stops

Nebraska Looks to Join Neighboring States in Fighting Wildfires

Norfolk Public Schools Receives Large Grant for After-School Programs

Keystone XL Opponenets Carve Message Into Field

Power Line Snaps at 13th and Michigan Ave.

2 Dead Following 2-Vehicle Crash Near Hoskins

Week in Review for the Week Ending Saturday, April 12, 2014

Johnny Carson Mural Planned for Andrews Bicycle Building

Former Salvation Army Envoys Returning

Scouting For Food Saturday

10th Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Wednesday

Northeast Community College Hosts Students, Teachers From England

Planning Commission Approves Mining Permit

Nebraska Medicaid Director Dies of Cancer

Nebraska Lawmakers Confirm Corrections Director

Sioux City Man Gets 100-Year Sentence

New Program to Help Find Ag Teachers

Measure to Address Prison Overcrowding Heads to Governor's Desk

No Bonding for State Road Projects

Water Sustainability Bill Passes Final Round

Legislature Overrides Veto of Elderly Care Bill

Fremont Issues Two Renter's Licenses

11 Senate Democrats Call for Approval of Keystone XL

Republican Senate Candidates Debate

Tilden City Council Votes to Close Hospital

Manufacturing Bootcamp Helps Train Skilled Workers

Early Ballots Available for May Primary

NECC Instructors Return from Denmark

Norfolk, Hadar Firefighters Battle Apartment Blaze

Veterans License Plates One Step Closer to Reality

Governor Signs School-Accountability Bill

Murderer of 93-Year-Old Woman Will Spend Life Behind Bars

Sheriffs, Police Chiefs Back Bruning for Governor

Three Arrested after Early Morning Fight

Planning Commission Denies Zoning-Change Request

Not As Many Ballots for Primary Voters

Norfolk's "Profit" Down for the Year

Teen Safe-Driving Summit Saturday in Norfolk

Fremont Ready to Enforce More Immigration Rules

Water-Sustainability Bill Headed for Final Vote

Roads-Bonding Bill Advances to Final Vote

Tempers Flare in Legislative Session's Final Days

Tom Osborne Enodrses Foley in Governor's Race

Victory Road Re-opened, but North 1st To Be Closed

Norfolk Police Respond to Reckless Driving Reports

Iowa Judge Releases Shooting Suspect

"Soy Roy" Smith Imparts Market Wisdom

Earth Day Riverfront Cleanup Saturday

City Council Approves 5th Street Paving Project

Norfolk Public Schools Names New Staff Member

Legislature Approves Historic Horseracing Measure

Job-Discrimination Bill Stalls in Unicameral

State Parks to Reopen Earlier Than Expected

Several Sentenced Today in Stanton County District Court

Disaster Program Sign Up Begins April 15th

Five Impaired Drivers Arrested over the Weekend

Gun Threats Lead to Arrest

State Climatologist Forecasts Wet, Cool Spring

Norfolk Police Division Welcomes Newest Officer to the Force

Governor Encourages Voting

Hunter Training Now Required for 12-29 Year Olds

Fire Damages 1930s-Era Sioux City Building

Tilden May Stop Providing Hospital Care

Pilger Teen Injured in Rollover Accident

Week in Review for the Week Ending Saturday, April 5, 2014

Ricketts Picks Up Endorsement from Sarah Palin

ADM to Pay $20K for Ethanol Plant Emissions

Columbus Man Arrested After 2-Hour Standoff

Leigh School Bus Rolls, Two Receive Non-Life-Theatening Injuries

Spring Storm Blamed for Traffic Death Near Sioux City

Grocery Store Beef Prices Will Remain High

Norfolk Native's Book Chronicles WWII Scrap-Metal Drive

"Norfolk Now" Hot Off The Presses

Mother of Omaha Quadruple-Murder Suspect Found Guilty

Anti-Discrimination Measure Faces Resistance in Unicameral

Software Glitch Causes Tax Payment Shortfall in Dodge County

Fire Destroys Creston Hog Confinement

Lawmakers Turn Down Gambling on Historic Horse Races

Second Vote to Override Veto of Mountain Lion Bill Fails

Snow Forecast for Area Tonight

Identity Released on Shelby Grain Bin Death

Norfolk Firefighters Respond to Bank First Fire

Nebraska Water-Sustainability Bill Advances

Bill to Change Nebraska's Redistricting Process Advances

Governor Heineman Signs Tax Relief Bills Into Law

Man Killed in Shelby Grain Bin

Water Released to Aid Whopping Cranes

WJAG Noon Report Moves to 11 a.m. Wednesday

WJAG FM Signal NOT Down Wednesday For Maintenance

Journey, Cheap Trick to Perform Norfolk Concerts Labor Day Weekend

Newman Grove Church Appreciates Farmers

Portion of Book Sales to Suicide Prevention Organization

Campaign Signs a No-No Along State Highways

Norfolk Chamber Hands Out Annual Awards

Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor's Budget Veotes

Restorations Follow Pierce Car Auction

Husker Football Players to Play Basketball in Norfolk

Midwest Economic Survey Index Rises Slightly

Pierce Elevator Will Close for Good

Genoa Man Pleads Not Guilty in Mom's Crash Death

2 Plead Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of South Sioux City Woman

Norfolk Public Library to Salute "Dollar-a-Day Boys"