Victims Identified in Bloomfield Double-Homicide

Victims Identified in Bloomfield Double-Homicide

FEBRUARY 21, 2024 (BLOOMFIELD, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release the names of the two victims killed in Tuesday’s shooting in Bloomfield. The victims have been identified as Curtis Strom, 77, and William Reffett, 49, both of Bloomfield. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Knox County received a…
York County traffic stop yields 400 lbs of marijuana & one arrest

York County traffic stop yields 400 lbs of marijuana & one arrest

YORK COUNTY -- During a traffic stop on Sunday, at 11:24 a.m., the York County Sheriff's Department found 400 pounds of high grade marijuana during a traffic stop. According to the Sergeant Taylor Samek, the deputy conducted the stop on a 2024 Coachman Pursuit motorhome near Mile Marker 354, one…
One in custody after standoff in Utica

One in custody after standoff in Utica

Lincoln, NEB - Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol SWAT Team, with assistance from the Seward County Sheriff’s Office, have safely resolved a standoff in Utica. At approximately 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Seward County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call at a residence in Utica. During that initial response, a subject…
Adams Land & Cattle selected for 2024 BQA feedyard award

Adams Land & Cattle selected for 2024 BQA feedyard award

A Nebraska feedyard was honored at the 2024 Cattle Industry Convention for its efforts in implementing Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) into its operation. The National BQA Awards, funded in part by the Beef Checkoff, annually recognize outstanding beef and dairy producers, marketers and educators.  Adams Land & Cattle of Broken…
Lincoln man arrested after ramming skid steer into police cruiser

Lincoln man arrested after ramming skid steer into police cruiser

Lincoln Police Department arrested a 36-year-old man after he damaged a police cruiser, two businesses, and multiple other vehicles with a skid steer in Lincoln on Sunday. More from KLKN TV: Samuel Peyrot is being charged with second-degree assault and criminal mischief. Officials said the incident began around 2:30 p.m.,…
Nebraska lawmakers propose time zone change

Nebraska lawmakers propose time zone change

In a move aimed at fostering greater consistency, a group of Nebraska lawmakers have introduced a resolution to shift the location of the time zone line. If passed, Legislative Resolution 276 would urge the United States Congress to consider moving all counties located east of the Nebraska panhandle to the…
Nebraska Rural Radio Association Chairman reflects on company growth in 2023

Nebraska Rural Radio Association Chairman reflects on company growth in 2023

The past year will be remembered as a year of growth for the Nebraska Rural Radio Association (NRRA)leadership. Chairman of NRRA, Ben Steffen, tells the Rural Radio Network that purchasing a 15th radio station in Nebraska was a big achievement. In February, the NRRA announced it had reached an agreement…
AARP to Nebraska families: Let’s talk about fraud

AARP to Nebraska families: Let’s talk about fraud

With holiday shopping and year-end giving in full swing, some scammers are ramping up their efforts as well. In a recent survey from AARP, nearly 40% of those who had purchased from an online ad had experienced fraud, and more than 50% reported receiving a false package notification. Todd Stubbendieck, state director…
PSC delays hearing into Windstream 911 outage investigation

PSC delays hearing into Windstream 911 outage investigation

Lincoln, December 19, 2023- Due to illness, the Nebraska Public Service Commission hasdelayed the Wednesday, Dec. 20 hearing of its investigation into 911 service outages involvingtelecommunication carrier Windstream (911-076/PI 249). The hearing into the Windstream 911 outage investigation (911-076/PI 249 ) has beenrescheduled for Thursday, December 28 beginning at 9:00 a.m.,…