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.
A fun time for a great cause. That sums up what Stanton Ribfest is, but it doesn’t do justice to what the incorporation provides to communities in Northeast Nebraska.
A home away from home.
This is the kind of environment Devan Reicks said she was looking for in a college, which she found on the Northeast Community College Norfolk campus.
MADISON — The Norfolk man who brutally attacked another outside of a Norfolk restaurant and store last fall will be spending the next several years in prison.
The Norfolk Public Schools district paid $72,500 to avoid a discrimination lawsuit in the board of education’s regular monthly board meeting on July 8.
LINCOLN — At the request of Gov. Pete Ricketts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the incident period in which disaster-caused damage may be covered. The presidential disaster declaration, issued March 21, originally covered the period from March 9 to April 1. With the ext…
MADISON — A 37-year-old Norfolkan who has been arrested several times after allegedly being involved in altercations in which he ended up employing pepper spray on others pleaded guilty to reduced charges in Madison County Court late Thursday morning.
STANTON — When the rushing Elkhorn River wiped out part of the Highway 57 bridge south of here on March 14, it disrupted the lives of thousands of residents around the community.
Norfolk High School’s first day was a little different this year after the implementation of six rules designed to enhance the facility’s safety.
HASTINGS — A coalition of landowners, tribal nations and environmental groups has been fighting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline for 10 years.
STANTON — A 41-year-old Woodland Park man was sentenced to a total of 15 months in the Stanton County jail following his conviction for obstructing a police officer, criminal mischief and criminal trespass.
NELIGH — Two Antelope County Commissioners will likely face a recall election after petition circulators submitted notarized forms to the Antelope County clerk on Tuesday morning.
Some crops have nearly been completely harvested while others remain behind schedule, according to the weekly USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service crop report.
After two years in a row of leading the Norfolk Area United Way to victory, co-chairs Chase Pflueger and Austen Hagood are ready to help fundraisers meet their goals once again.
TEKAMAH — Burt County Public Power District’s board and management are moving forward with a storage-plus-solar project, which is to be built within Burt County’s service territory.