Doane and GPAC Scholar Athlete Cheyanna Kempel Joins Tiger Talk

CRETE - This year, the Doane Tigers Women's Tennis Team finished second in the GPAC with a 6-1 record, their best finish in school history. Cheyanna Kempel took time out of her busy day to visit NCN i... Read More

Hefty Wild Turkey Smashes Windshield On Highway 75

NEBRASKA CITY - A 15-pound wild turkey is blamed for a Highway 75 accident last Saturday. Maria Arroyo-Serna of Tyler, Texas, called 911 dispatchers saying an owl hit the windshield of her Volkswagen Tiguan, but responding Nebraska City Fire and R... Read More

Oral Arguments in Beatrice Six Appeal, Not Yet Scheduled

BEATRICE – Written briefs have been filed.  Now, Gage County and plaintiffs in the Beatrice Six jury verdict appeal are awaiting scheduling of oral arguments, before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gage County is appealing the more than ... Read More

'Security Measures' Planned for Pipeline Hearing

Omaha, NE—Guns and knives are not welcome at next week’s state hearing on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Those weapons top the list of “prohibited items” at York’s Holthus Convention Center. Deb Collins, spokesperson f... Read More

Man Found Not Mentally Fit to Stand Trial in Nebraska Death

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — One of two men accused of killing another man in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. A judge on Wednesday ruled that Andres Surber will not stand trial, based on a state... Read More

Another Douglas County Jail Death

OMAHA, Neb. — For the second time in less than a month, an inmate at the Douglas County jail has died. The Douglas County Sheriff office says 61 year-old Steven Claycamp who assaulted a corrections officer was given a shot to calm him down. C... Read More

Mailbox Explosion in South Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Authorities in Lincoln are investigating mailbox vandalism in South Lincoln Wednesday morning. The incident happened near 78th and Van Dorn. According to neighbors a loud boom was heard. Police believe an explosive device w... Read More

Elementary Schoolers Learn Proper Tree-Planting Technique

HARTINGTON - Planting a tree is as easy as finding a place to dig a hole, right? Over 100 elementary schoolers from Hartington learned Wednesday that there is a lot more to it than that. Officials from NPPD hosted an Arbor Day tree-planting eve... Read More

Schuyler Community Spotlight: Erin Trotter - Spring Plant Sale

SCHUYLER - There will be a Spring Plant Sale on Saturday May 6th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schuyler Central High School Greenhouse....... Read More

SE Nebraska Probation Reporting Center, Updates County Officials

BEATRICE -  The Chief of Southeast Nebraska District State Probation says nine cases of post-release supervision have been handled by the new reporting center this year, in Beatrice. Jeremy Behrends says the center is projected to handle around 2... Read More

Six Students Suspected of LSD Possession at Syracuse High

SYRACUSE  - Six Syracuse High School students were cited on Monday for suspected felony drug possession. According to the Otoe County Sheriff Office, they received a call from the school on Monday about the possibility of several students possess... Read More