MADISON — A tightly contested race for a new Norfolk City Council member has triggered a recount.
MADISON — About half of the registered voters in Madison County turned out Tuesday on Election Day, and most absentee ballots were turned in.
After Tuesday’s election, three incumbents retained their seats on the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District’s board of directors — but not by many votes.
Three new Northeast Nebraskans are heading to the Unicameral for the next legislative session as newly elected state senators: Timothy Gragert representing District 40, Mike Moser for District 22 and Ben Hansen for District 16.
Five seats on the Northeast Community College board of governors were up for grabs, but only one race was contested in Tuesday’s general election.
MADISON — There’s an 8-point spread between the percentage of voters likely to turn out in Madison County and those predicted to cast ballots statewide.
LINCOLN (AP) — Groups are trying to boost voter turnout in Nebraska as Election Day nears, but the challenge may be greater than in some neighboring states.
The U.S. has reached a point as a nation where it needs to look at where it is headed and make the right decisions for the future, a Republican congressman told a group of supporters on Friday afternoon while in Norfolk.
There were plenty of words of encouragement — and a warning — when some of Nebraska’s top elected Republican officials made a stop in Norfolk on Friday afternoon.
LINCOLN — The Nov. 6 ballot issue that would, if approved, expand access to Medicaid has supporters working diligently to drum up voter support.
Voters in the Leigh school district will be deciding Nov. 6 on a nearly $10 million bond issue for a new junior-senior high school and other renovations.
LINCOLN — By earlier this month, legislative candidates from outside of Omaha and Lincoln had spent more than $1.06 million campaigning for seats in the Unicameral, according to reports filed with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.
“Progress, pride and possibilities” is the City of Madison’s slogan. Each candidate for City of Madison mayor has his own ideas about transforming those words into action for the county seat and community of more than 2,300 residents.
The Norfolk Public Schools board of education convened for a short meeting Thursday and approved the resignation of a district administrator.
Members of the public will have an opportunity to meet the new president of Northeast Community College during an event later this week in South Sioux City.
LINCOLN — At a public hearing Wednesday, Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer sought to draw a line between a proposed constitutional amendment allowing up to six more state lawmakers and the actual decision to add senators.
A Norfolk women was arrested early Tuesday afternoon in relation to possession of methamphetamine, obstructing a police officer and resisting arrest.
The Norfolk city council approved some contracts covering updates to Miracle Skatepark, levee repairs and street scanning in its short meeting Monday night.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Gene Maffit walks past the barricades that have fallen over, blocking entrance into the lowest section of Scenic Park.
Norfolk Public Schools students and parents listened intently as Darrell Scott narrated the story of the life and death of his daughter, Rachel Scott, in the Johnny Carson Theatre on Monday night.
The Pan Africans of Northeast Nebraska hosted an inaugural celebration Monday to recognize and educate the public on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
A new method of scheduling at Behavioral Health Specialists in Norfolk now provides quicker access to mental health and addiction services.
Steve Anderson will serve a second year as the chairperson of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors. The term runs through December.
A Norfolk man arrested last summer by the Nebraska State Patrol, Norfolk Police Division and the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force is missing from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln.
LINCOLN — The Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges has approved a proposal for a new baccalaureate program in nutrition and dietetics, which was jointly submitted by Chadron State College and Wayne State College.
Downtown Norfolk has seen new improvements in recent years, but Russ Wilcox of Real Estate Solutions Team saw the opportunity to be the first to implement a new idea.
O’NEILL — An Atkinson man and woman were sentenced Monday to the Holt County Jail, fined and given probation for several felonies that are related to kidnapping a teenager in the summer of 2018.
MADISON — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving numerous phone calls from citizens reporting an individual claiming to be a deputy with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
Should Norfolk or Northeast Nebraska ever need assistance following a disaster such as last March’s flooding, help could come in the form of a Blackhawk helicopter from a Lincoln-based aviation unit.
Hundreds of Northeast Nebraskans came to Norfolk this week for the 33rd annual Northeast Nebraska Farm and Equipment Show hosted by Northeast Community College, Farm Show Productions and WJAG Radio.
- Police release image of suspect vehicle in skimmer case
- Norfolk woman arrested after found rummaging through cars
- Atkinson man, woman sentenced for kidnapping teen
- Old lottery winnings claimed in Pierce
- Body discovered in home after fire
- Norfolkan missing from Lincoln corrections center
- Firefighters discover body inside home
- Woman sentenced for theft of estimated $86,000
- Illness closes school on Wednesday
- Plan for construction shop denied by planning commission