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NORFOLK (AP) — A Stanton man has been given jail time and probation for the crash death of another driver in Northeast Nebraska.

Stanton County Court records indicate 20-year-old Ried Krutz was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and 18 months of probation. He’d pleaded no contest to misdemeanor vehicular homicide.

Authorities said a pickup truck driven by Krutz crossed the Highway 24 center line on May 6 and struck an oncoming sport utility vehicle being driven by 63-year-old Jim Hoff, Norfolk. The collision occurred about 2 miles east of Norfolk.

Hoff was pronounced dead at the scene. Krutz was taken to a Norfolk hospital.

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WAYNE — The Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College will present the "The Sistine Chapel" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, and “The Christmas Star” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m.

SCHUYLER — The Schuyler Fire Department ordered the evacuation of downtown Schuyler for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer released a statement on Monday after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the Loup Power District and Boyd County will receive disaster relief grants.

NORFOLK — Due to utility work, a portion of 11th Street between West Park Avenue and Hayes Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday, Dec. 3.