December 2013 News Archive

Nebraska Population Continues Gradual Growth

Pedestrians Injured by Suspected Drunk Driver

Clearwater Man Arrested for Possession of Meth

H1N1 Flu Strain is Back

Survey Finds Nebraska's Hiring Prospects for Early 2014 Good, Not Great

Water Sustainability Task Force to Ask for More Funding

Atkinson Boy's TD Run Nebraska's Top Story for 2013

Education Committee Will Seek More Early Education Funding

Wausa Man Convicted of Selling Misbranded Meat

Norfolk Fire Marshal Cautions Space-Heater Use

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant Back in Operation

Trooper in Council Bluffs Shooting Also Shot Suspect in 2008

Aid Recommended for Consolidating Nebraska Schools

Nebraska HHS Head Welcomes Legislative Audit

USDA Urges Farmers to Take Part in Surveys

State Attorney General: Check Your Card Statements

Governor: Exports Key to Growth

Ponca State Park to Host National Championship Fruitcake Fling

Nebraska DHHS Receives Grant to Address Underage Drinking

Fire at Tony's Blamed on Space Heater

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant to Reach Full Power Christmas Day

Faith Regional Appoints COO

Walthill Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide

Auditor Says Nebraska Lost Out on $5.8 Million in Federal Aid

Grand Island Not Giving Up on New Veterans Home

Pierce Man Arrested during Saturday Morning Altercation

Grant from Carson Foundation for Johnny Carson Theatre Renovations

Stanton, Pilger Fire Departments Respond to Tony's Steakhouse Fire

Norfolk Firefighers Respond to Electrical Fire

UNL Offers Cattle-Tracker App

Nebraska Education Commisioner Wants Adaptable Schools

Nebraska Fuel Tax Will Increase Slightly in January

Union Criticizes Staffing at Nebraska Benefits Hotline

Former Nebraska US Attorney, Federal Judge Dies

Four Injured in Stanton County Accident

Three Opportunties to Donate Blood This Year

Shigella Outbreak in Sioux City Worsens

Walthill Man Dies from Fall at Church

Smoke Inhalation Cause of York County Fire Deaths

Cyber Security Expert Has Advice for Possible Victims of Target Stores Security Breach

Good Neighbors Program Has Helped Norfolk-area Families for 47 Years

Norfolk Fire Chief Gives Annual Report

Tips for Transitioning Farm to Next Generation

Survey Predicts Healthy Economic Growth

$1-Million Ticket Sold in Columbus

Newcastle Man Sentenced for Fatal ATV Accident

New York Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Norfolk Building Permits up $14.5 Million

County Commissioners Discuss Juvenile Justice

LB840 Fund Reviewed at City Council Meeting

Anonymous Donation Will Help Neligh Repair Flood-Damaged Bridge

Norfolk Ave. Traffic Lights Back in Service

Wayne Job Fair Scheduled for Displaced Workers

Hassebrook Backed by State, Local Officials

Faith Regionnal Earns Another Accreditation

Nebraska National Military Cemetery Plans Unveiled

LIncoln Police Search for Person who Attacked High School Girl

Two Die in Northwest Omaha Fire

ACCESSNebraska Fails to Meet Clients' Needs

Chamber Singers, Desserts at Norfolk Arts Center Friday

City Has New Event Guide

Bruning: No Chemo Needed After Cancer Surgery

Idle Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant Cleared to Restart

Cattle Industry Expert: Profitability Returning

Faith Regional Offers End-of-Year Discount

Governor Signs Change to Nebraska's "Good Time" Rule

Madison County Asks for Refund of Bar Association Dues

Zoning Change Approved along Queen City Boulevard

Man Faces Charges in Fatal South Sioux City Shooting

Windsor Meat Company Expands Recall

Open House Wednesday at Advanced Wound Center

US Cellular Sites has New Cell Sites Near Tilden, Wausa, Scribner

3 Have Filed for Madison County Offices

Rural Water Advisory Committee Wants Answer from Norfolk City Council

Six Organizations Receive Community Foundation Grants

Stanton Man Arrested on Missouri Warrant for Theft

Norfolk Man Arrested for False Imprisonment

Faith Regional, 7 Other Nebraska Hospitals Consider Joining Forces for Efficiency

Northeast Community College to Open Office in Hartington

New Norfolk Roundabout Scheduled to Open Tuesday

Donations Will Provide for New Scoreboard, Message Board at Norfolk Senior High

Northeast Nebraskans Urged to Return Labor Surveys

Omaha Tax Attorney Announces Bid for Governor

5th District Judge to Retire

Norfolk One-Act Earns State Runner-up Trophy

Tax Committee Proposes No Major Changes

Bruning Recovering from Colon Cancer Surgery

Pioneer Village to Keep Tax Exempt Status

Wayne Company Decides Not to Rebuild

Norfolk One-Act to Compete for Class A Crown on Johnny Carson Stage

Class B State One-Act Performances Set for Friday Morning

Gov. Heineman Supports Graduation Goal

Bond Refinancing Will Save Norfolk School District $100,000

Northeast May Add Two New Programs for 2014-15

Windsor Meat Company Expands Recall

Hartington, Malcolm Take Class C One-Act Honors

Board Names New Nebraska Education Commissioner

Hartington Wins Class C-2 State One-Act Title for Third Straight Year

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident North of Madison

Nebraska Has a New Multi-Millionaire

Man Arrested for Burglary of Storage Unit

Arrest Made in Hit and Run

Class C-2, C-1 Take Stage for One-Act Championships Thursday

Hyannis, Wausa Crowned State One-Act Champions

Search Plans in Place for Norfolk Senior High Principal

Attorney General Has Cancer

Governor Makes Another Appointment for Legislative Seat

Fire Damages Norfolk Home

Norfolk School Board Wants all Senior High Students to Have Chromebooks

Lutheran High Christmas Concert Sunday

Wausa Goes For 7th State One-Act Title in 8 Years

State One-Act Championships Begin Wednesday at Johnny Carson Theatre

4 Finalists Named for Nebraska Education Commissioner

Tax Receipts Up 5%

Fans Not Interested in Gator Bowl

Lawmakers Want to Increase Use of College Savings Plan

Body Discovered on Douglas-Washington County Line

Buffalo County Agrees to Help Fund Archway

Nebraska Students Scramble to Finish GED Tests

Gubernatorial Candidate McCoy Stresses Stand for Traditional Marriage

Boil-Water Advisories for Meadow Grove, Winside

School to Resume Wednesday at Woodland Park

Norfolk School Board Adopts Mission, Vision, Goals

Two Affordable Care Act Lunch-and-Learns This Week

State One-Act Competition Begins Wednesday

Colorado Company recalls 90,000 lbs. of Meat

Lyons Gets $255,000 to Help Business Expand

Candidate Withdraws from Congressional Race

Reckless Driving Results in 3rd Offense DUI Arrest

Two Charged after Early Sunday Morning Incident

Child Custody Dispute Leads to Arrest

Host Cast Qualifies for State One-Act Championships

Pajama Project Aims to Provide Wamth, Peace

NU Regent Resigns from Pelini Foundation

Nebraska Conservation Program Open for Enrollment

Fund Set Up for Family Who Lost Home in Fire

Lincoln State Senator Considers Running for State Auditor

Rice Named Acting Director of DEQ

Legislative Nominee Withdraws Over Campaign Violations

State Chamber Sets Tax Reform as Major Goal

Standards for Fine Arts Education Proposed

Fire Destroys Home Northeast of Norfolk

1 of 3 defendants makes deal in Columbus slaying

State High School One-Acts at Johnny Carson Theater Next Week

Men's Chorus Christmas Concert Sunday

Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign Raises Funds All Year

Name Released in Colfax County Fatality

8 Hunters Rescued from Freezing Missouri River

Prelminary Hearing Pushed Back for Suspect in Four Omaha Murders

Former Omaha State Senator Sentenced for Wire Fraud

Schuyler Teen Killed in Early Morning Rollover

Platte County Officials ID Accident Victim

Norfolk Area Economic Development Council Holds Annual Meeting

Norfolk Has New Rural Business Specialist

Wayne State Women's Rugby Team Repeats as National Champions

Intern Program Available for Area Businesses

City Approves Sewer Work Ordinances

Work Continues on Northeast Industrial Highway

Grand Island to Host Farmers Union Conference

Columbus Man Makes Plea Deal in Child Porn Case

Former Priests Injured in Monday Crash

USDA Honors Top Lenders

Nebraska Treasurer Stenberg to Seek Re-Election

Platte County Officials Say Duncan Man Died Under Truck

Heavy Snowfall in Northwest, North Central Nebraska

Tax Modernization Committee Deadline Looms

Five Area Lenders Recognized by USDA

Candidates May File for Office with County Election Officials

Elkhorn Valley Museum Commemorates Blizzard of 1888

Norfolk City Council Approves Bid to Recondition Belt Filter Press

County Commissioners Table Salaries Discussion

Free Northeast Community College Christmas Concert Sunday

Gov. Heineman Cancels Climate Change Study

Nebraska State Penitentiary on Lockdown

2000% Increase in City Building Permits

Fortenberry Not Encouraged by Recent Farm Bill Negotiations

City Assesses Mowing Costs for Properties

Seatbelt Survivor Car on Display by High School

Results of Library Needs Assessment Announced

Macy Man Gets Prison for Robbery Conviction

Nebraska Treasurer Reminds About Unclaimed Property

Lawmakers Build Support for Medicaid Expansion

Ending of Tolls Costs Jobs, Charitable Donations

Business Leaders More Optimistic in November

Two Dead in York Fire

Developer Sues Over Sioux City Building Project

Midwest Business Conditions Improve in November

State Auditor, Gubernatorial Candidate Foley Says HHS Audit not Politically Motivated

Yankton Livestock Market to Re-open Tuesday

Youth Philanthropy Contest Entries Now Accepted

Tickets Available for Norfolk Community Theater's "Bus Stop"

37th Street Water Main Installation to Begin Monday

Northeast Nebraska Wind Farm Project on Hold

Nebraska State Patrol sees Increasing Marijuana Arrests Near Colorado Border

Nebraska Deer Program Helping to Feed the Hungry

Fall Blizzard Still Hurting Ranchers in Nebraska, South Dakota