Defunct biogas plant to pay $1.1M for environmental breaches

Defunct biogas plant to pay $1.1M for environmental breaches

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) - The owners of a defunct biogas plant in northeast Nebraska have agreed to pay a $1.1 million fine to the state and federal governments for repeated violations of environmental rules. Big Ox began operations in September 2016, separating solids from industry wastewater to create methane.…
Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day in Nebraska. Game and Parks' Greg Wagner tells us how this impacts our state. Wagner says this also means more than 12,000 jobs. Wagner tells KTIC News what the weather transition means for fishing. Wagner recommends bigger baits and lures, and finding segways…
Northeast to Host Latino Youth Summit Friday

Northeast to Host Latino Youth Summit Friday

Northeast Community College will host its 2021 Latino Youth Summit Fri., Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus, 601 E. Benjamin Ave. Over 150 students from area high schools will hear from Latino leaders and college students who will share their stories on how they broke…
Two people from Norfolk die in South Dakota Crash

Two people from Norfolk die in South Dakota Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say two victims who died recently in a highway crash in southeastern South Dakota were from Nebraska. The state Department of Public Safety says 75-year-old Albert Wingate and 74-year-old Marilyn Wingate, of Norfolk, died a week or more following the Sept. 11 crash in…
Cutters to compete in circuit finals in Torrington

Cutters to compete in circuit finals in Torrington

The National Cutting Horse Association Circuit Finals kick-off will be held Sept. 24-26 at the Goshen County Rendezvous Center in Torrington, Wyo. The event is the first of 12 District Circuit Finals, which includes the United States and Canada. Wyoming is in the 3rd District entitled Big Sky, including Montana,…
27 Troopers Honored for Drunk Driving Enforcement, Prevention

27 Troopers Honored for Drunk Driving Enforcement, Prevention

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — More than 25 Nebraska State Troopers have been honored for their efforts to remove impaired drivers from the road, as well as educate the public about the dangers of drunk driving. 27 troopers were presented Hero Awards by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) during a…
Franciscan Healthcare to hold Burger Bash this week

Franciscan Healthcare to hold Burger Bash this week

Franciscan Healthcare Auxiliary has rebranded itself. Mary Lauritzen explains. Franciscan Healthcare is holding a Burger Bash Fundraiser this week. Lauritzen has the details. Lauritzen made her comments in an interview this week with KTIC Radio.
St. Paul Lutheran Update

St. Paul Lutheran Update

St. Paul Lutheran School Students are taking a field trip this week. The School's Jill Recker has the details. St. Paul Lutheran Church is having their 150th Anniversary Celebration the first Sunday in October. Recker says tickets can be bought at the door the day of the celebration.
Troopers Join Rail Safety Week with “Operation Clear Track”

Troopers Join Rail Safety Week with “Operation Clear Track”

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is joining forces with law enforcement agencies and public safety organizations across the country for “Operation Clear Track” – the single largest rail-safety initiative in the United States. The effort is a part of Rail Safety Week, which aims to raise…