Firefighters with the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Division conducted training with several other area departments Sunday at a former residence on South Fifth Street, near Ta-Ha-Zouka Park. The goal of the training was to have firefighters work together to enhance their firefighting skills and te…

The new skate park in Norfolk officially opened on Saturday. Norfolk Mayor Josh Moenning and Anthony Thompson, who was instrumental in getting the new park built, were among the speakers at the event.

Saturday's gathering near CVS at the intersection of 13th Street and Norfolk Avenue to protest racial inequality began in the mid-morning and is expected to last until about 6 p.m.

Protesters came out Wednesday evening in Norfolk to raise awareness of racial injustice in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd and James Scurlock.

Firefighters arrived around 2 p.m. After two hours, the situation appeared to be under control. Smoldering piles of brush and compost were extinguished and firefighters were cutting down dead trees and clearing brush from the scene.

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Regional editor Jerry Guenther was at the meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday as the partial closure of a road was discussed.

Despite a funnel cloud being spotted southeast of Norfolk on Monday evening, authorities said it posed little danger. Around 8:10 p.m. Monday, a funnel cloud occurred and set off a frenzy on social media with sightings and photos.

Daycos of Norfolk spearheaded a Bike Build Competition late Friday morning. That translated into about 50 of the company’s employees joining representatives of Elkhorn Valley Bank, Midwest Bank and Russ Wilcox of Real Estate Solutions in front of the Daycos building on North Riverside Boulev…

The Great American Comedy Festival got underway Thursday night. The 12th annual festival opened with the Optical Delusion, a magic show featuring illusionist Ben Seidman and juggler Marcus Monroe.