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A Big Beautiful Concrete Border Wall will be a monument to the Rule of Law, the sovereignty of the USA, & @RealDonaldTrump. If DACA Amnesty is traded for $5.7 billion(1/5 of a wall), wouldn’t be enough illegals left in America to trade for the remaining 4/5. NO AMNESTY 4 a wall!— Steve King (@SteveKingIA) January 19, 2019
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LINCOLN — The second week of the 2019 legislative session produced a variety of bills. Here are some of the notable bills introduced during the week of Jan. 14.
When Madison County looked to get help developing its solar regulations, it didn’t have far to go.
The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination provided the backdrop Monday morning for a diversity-focused event in Norfolk that is highly relevant given current events, the keynote speaker said.
OLATHE, Kan. — A former Northeast Nebraskan was found guilty late last week in a Johnson County, Kan., courtroom of severely injuring a four-month-old boy in her care and running an unlicensed daycare.
Bill Lafleur is among just a few players who has played in NFL Europe, the Canadian Football League and of course, the NFL.
Sometimes it is hard for even Bill Lafleur to believe.
The partial government shutdown, now in its 29th day, has had many-faceted repercussions across the country, including housing assistance in Northeast Nebraska.
Tucked away in the basement of Midtown Health Center in Norfolk, men and women gather every Thursday night to refine their skills in one of the oldest arts still practiced today.
WAKEFIELD — Gov. Pete Ricketts made a stop here Thursday afternoon for a ribbon cutting for a new home built with funds from the Nebraska Rural Housing Investment Act from 2017.
Gov. Pete Ricketts gave a summary of his proposed budget and plans for the state in his second term Thursday morning at the Norfolk Regional Airport.
Once again, there was no opposition expressed Thursday for another proposed poultry feeding operation in southern Madison County.
What is believed to be the first public hearing in Madison County on a solar project took place on Thursday evening — except the small project will be completed in Platte County.
MADISON — Motions in a child sexual assault case were heard in district court here Wednesday afternoon.
The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District board recently honored outstanding conservationists at its annual awards banquet at the Stables Event Center in Norfolk.
WOODLAND PARK — Just after midnight on Thursday morning, the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 309 Sherwood Lane in Woodland Park.
Last week, the Norfolk Public Library hosted an open house for the Makerspace equipment before sending it onto its next stop.
Norfolk’s Shopko will remain open despite Wednesday’s announcement that the company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
It came out of nowhere.
One day, a large mural saying “#BEKIND” appeared in the Norfolk Middle School cafeteria area overnight. The large white letters served as a canvas for cheery messages and drawings, such as “Be bold, be beautiful, be you.”
Letters & guest columns
- Highway shut down south of Norfolk
- Men make court appearances
- FSA offices opening in state
- Rosebud police recover cash, drugs and guns in bust
- Saturday night chimney fire
- UPDATE: Norfolkan in custody
- Incident resolved
- Wakefield man jailed following pursuit
- Man arrested for meth at library
- Surgeon arrested