Victim of House Fire Near Johnson Lake Identified

Victim of House Fire Near Johnson Lake Identified

Gosper County, Neb. — Gosper County authorities have identified a person found deceased while investigating a house fire near Johnson Lake. Gosper County Sheriff Jesse Naputi responded to Lakeside Trailer County around 4:11 p.m on Wednesday on a call for service to check welfare. As he arrived on scene, he…
Trial Set in Phelps County Motor Vehicle Homicide

Trial Set in Phelps County Motor Vehicle Homicide

A three-day jury trial has been set in a Phelps County Motor Vehicle Homicide case. Andy Eickhoff of Albion is charged with Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide and Careless Driving stemming from a traffic accident that occurred in late March of last year. Eickhoff was driving a semi that collided with a…
Autopsy ordered in Wilcox death foul play not suspected

Autopsy ordered in Wilcox death foul play not suspected

The investigation continues into a early morning fire in Wilcox that claimed one life. A press release says Wilcox Fire Dept was called to a residence(309 E Franklin) around 2:47am Tuesday morning in regards to a structure fire. After the fire was contained, a body was discovered inside the trailer.…
New Year: A Balanced Approach to Resolutions

New Year: A Balanced Approach to Resolutions

The start of a new year signals a time for reflection, change, and setting resolutions for the next year. While this can bring inspiration and motivation to some, it can also cause individuals to feel pressure to make big resolutions or have high expectations. Remember that the new year does…
Winter storm upgraded to blizzard warning for portions of the area

Winter storm upgraded to blizzard warning for portions of the area

Portions of the area have been upgraded to a Blizzard Warning where confidence is highest in strongest/most persistent gusts of 45-50 mph. Elsewhere, A Winter Storm Warning continues and "near-blizzard" conditions are expected. Blizzard Warning posted through Tuesday 9 a.m. CST National Weather Service officials say the blizzard Warning may…
Voter ID information sessions to be held at Grand Island Public Library

Voter ID information sessions to be held at Grand Island Public Library

Grand Island, Nebr. – The coming of 2024 brings with it the implementation of Nebraska’s new Voter ID law.The Hall County Election Office will provide information sessions about the Voter ID requirementsleading up to the May 14, 2024, Presidential Primary Election in Nebraska. The information sessions will be held at…
Sinsel to regain seat on Minden Board of Education

Sinsel to regain seat on Minden Board of Education

A Kearney County District Judge has reversed the actions of the Minden Board of Education in removing Katherine Sinsel from the Board in April 2021. The Board claimed Sinsel had violated her oath of office by refusing to wear a mask at meetings and was then counted as absent for…
FBI urges listeners to learn how charity fraud scams work  

FBI urges listeners to learn how charity fraud scams work  

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) urges citizens to be aware of charity fraud schemes in planning end-of-year charitable donations.   The FBI says Scammers will use email, crowdfunding, social media, and cold calling to solicit donations.   Officials say instead of using those donations to help others, these fake…