KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 2-6-23

KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 2-6-23

United States Congressman Mike Flood and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer have both expressed frustration that it took so long to shoot down the spy balloon from China. Smeal Fire Apparatus in Snyder recently made a donation of welding equipment to Tekamah-Herman Public Schools.  The Adventureland ride where an 11-year-old boy…
Nebraskan elected Vice President NCBA

Nebraskan elected Vice President NCBA

The manager of a Nebraska feedlot has been elected into a top leadership position within the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Buck Wehrbein, who has managed custom feedlots since 1984 in Nebraska and Texas, was elected Vice President of NCBA late last week. Wehrbein also feeds his own cattle and previously…
Tominaga’s career game propels Husker Men past Penn State

Tominaga’s career game propels Husker Men past Penn State

Keisei Tominaga finished with a career-high 30 points, as Nebraska led nearly wire to wire in a 72-63 victory over Penn State Sunday afternoon in Lincoln. Tominaga's 30-point outburst – the first by a Husker since December of 2021 – was highlighted by 12-of-18 shooting, including a career-high five 3-pointers, as…
Wisner City Council to meet Monday night

Wisner City Council to meet Monday night

AGENDAWISNER CITY COUNCILREGULAR MEETINGFebruary 6, 20237:00 PM COUNCIL CHAMBERS -1111 Ave EWISNER, NE 68791 CALL TO ORDERLocation of Posted Open Meetings Act (Pursuant to Section 84-1412(8)ROLL CALL Consent Agenda – These items are routine, expected to require little or no discussion and expected to haveunanimous Council support. If a Council…
Officer Involved Investigation at 17810 West Center Road (Target) – Update

Officer Involved Investigation at 17810 West Center Road (Target) – Update

Update 2/3/2023: The Omaha Police Department’s Officer Involved Investigations Team along with other law enforcement partners continue to thoroughly investigate this incident. We have provided a timeline of Tuesday's incident below. 11:49 a.m. - Suspect arrives at Target in a personal vehicle. 11:56 a.m. - Suspect removes a cardboard shipping box…
Smeal Fire Apparatus making donations, holding hiring event

Smeal Fire Apparatus making donations, holding hiring event

Smeal Fire Apparatus in Snyder recently made a donation to Tekamah-Herman Public Schools. Director of Operations Joe Strode. Strode says Tekamah-Herman was able to purchase a couple of new welders for aluminum welding and learning how to pulse weld as well. He adds 4 used welders were donated to Wisner-Pilger,…
Burt County Fair Kickoff Event set for second weekend in February

Burt County Fair Kickoff Event set for second weekend in February

Burt County Fair Kickoff Event will be held on Saturday, February 11th at the Lyons City Auditorium. Foundation Member Jason Penke has the details. Foundation Member Mitch Nissen says auction items include two TV's, a pressure washer, and 6 signs. Tickets are $30 and can be bought at First Northeast…
19-Year-Old Schuyler Man Killed in Accident on HWY 15 Northeast of Clarkson

19-Year-Old Schuyler Man Killed in Accident on HWY 15 Northeast of Clarkson

On Thursday afternoon just before 3: 00 p.m. an accident occurred on Hwy 15 and 822nd Road on the Stanton/Colfax County line, northeast of Clarkson that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Schuyler youth. The investigation by the Stanton and Colfax County Sheriff’s offices indicate that a Toyota SUV wasnorthbound…
Four Nebraskans take part in inaugural NCBA advocacy program

Four Nebraskans take part in inaugural NCBA advocacy program

Four Nebraska are part of the Trailblazers program, developed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff. The program, according to NCBA, takes advocacy to an unprecedented level by giving participants the tools and training they need to promote beef to new audiences while addressing…