Identity of motorcycle crash victim on I-80 near Ashland released

Identity of motorcycle crash victim on I-80 near Ashland released

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say one motorcyclist died in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska that shut down a stretch of the thoroughfare for hours. The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened around 6:40 a.m. Thursday near Ashland when a westbound semitrailer tried to pass…
Senator Albrecht’s Weekly Update

Senator Albrecht’s Weekly Update

107TH LEGISLATURE INTERIM In a world where things seem to be changing in many ways, I am finding myself thoroughly enjoying being back in the comforts of rural life, basking in the peacefulness and beauty as far as my eyes can see. It makes me realize how much I have…
Norfolk Teen hurt in accident in Stanton County

Norfolk Teen hurt in accident in Stanton County

On Wednesday night just before 11:00 p.m. the Stanton CountySheriff’s office responded to and investigated a one vehiclerollover accident that sent a 16-year old Norfolk girl to thehospital for treatment of injuries she received in the accident.The accident occurred when the SUV being driven by Isiah Ames,19, of rural Hoskins…
Macy man dies in weekend accident on Highway 75

Macy man dies in weekend accident on Highway 75

A 22-year old Macy man died in a two-vehicle accident at Mile Marker 161 on Highway 75 at about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. A northbound car driven by the man, Christian Walker, crossed the center line and collided with a southbound car driven by 33-year old Chase Rainey, and also…
NPPD Offers Energy saving tips as temperatures begin to heat up

NPPD Offers Energy saving tips as temperatures begin to heat up

NPPD has some energy saving tips for customers to save money on their electric bills this summer. Media Relations Specialist Grant Otten says it all starts with properly cooling your home. Otten recommends using ceiling or box fans or any type of fan you have, adding they only work when…
Benefit to be held at end of June for Uehling Woman battling Cancer

Benefit to be held at end of June for Uehling Woman battling Cancer

A benefit will be held next Friday at the Uehling Auditorium for Kaitlyn Mahnke, who is battling Thyroid Cancer. Kaitlyn's mother, Correy Mahnke, tells KTIC News about her fight against cancer. Mahnke says the second half of her thyroid was taken out in December and had to wait until January…
“2014: The Pilger Tornadoes”

“2014: The Pilger Tornadoes”

On June 16th, 2014, twin F4 tornadoes killed two people and critically injured 20 others in and around Pilger. The two tornadoes were part of a violent twister family that produced four EF4 tornadoes. The outbreak went on to produce other tornadoes across the northern Great Plains over the next…
Dr. Grotelueschen honored by NRRA at annual meeting

Dr. Grotelueschen honored by NRRA at annual meeting

    Lexington, Neb. -- Dr. Dale Grotelueschen of Harvard, Nebraska on Tuesday received the Nebraska Rural Radio Association's 34th annual Service to Agriculture Award. Dr. Grotelueschen earned his doctor of veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri in 1974, followed by his master of science in clinical science from Colorado State…
South Sioux City Council OKs settlement over biogas plant

South Sioux City Council OKs settlement over biogas plant

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) - The South Sioux City Council has approved payment of $500,000 to settle its part in 16 lawsuits filed against the city and a now-defunct biogas plant. The suit filed by homeowners accused the plant of sending rancid fumes through the city sewer system and…
Cuming County Road Construction Announcement

Cuming County Road Construction Announcement

Cuming County Road Department wants to give notice of construction starting Wednesday, June 16, on Road 24 between Road O & P and Road 24 between Road P & Q.. Bridge approach replacement will be taking place and the road will be down to one lane at those areas. This…