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NCN Monday morning brief
NCN Monday morning brief

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Abortion vs. inflation could decide Flood-Pansing Brooks rematch this fall

Abortion vs. inflation could decide Flood-Pansing Brooks rematch this fall

The fall rematch of this summer’s special election for Congress between U.S. Republican Rep. Mike Flood of Norfolk and State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, a Democrat, will heat up next week.

Man in critical condition after Omaha shooting

Man in critical condition after Omaha shooting

The Omaha Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition.

Several injured in two-car crash in Buffalo County

Several injured in two-car crash in Buffalo County

Six people were injured and sent to the hospital in a car crash near Shelton.

Kimball High School Class of '72 celebrates 50th reunion during Farmer's Day weekend

Kimball High School Class of '72 celebrates 50th reunion during Farmer's Day weekend

A "big percentage" of the Kimball Class of 1972 enjoyed a dance, tours of the Wheat Growers Association and high school, and a parade during the annual Farmer's Day celebration on Saturday.

LPD: Vehicles and property damaged in shooting, two injured

LPD: Vehicles and property damaged in shooting, two injured

Two men were injured in a shooting in Lincoln along with vehicles and other property being damaged.

Reported 'dumpster on fire' turns out to be vehicle on fire in Ogallala

Reported 'dumpster on fire' turns out to be vehicle on fire in Ogallala

No injuries were reported when a vehicle caught fire in Ogallala Sunday morning.

Lincoln shooting leaves one man dead

Lincoln shooting leaves one man dead

The Lincoln Police Department responded to a shooting that killed a man early Sunday morning.

Omaha motorcyclist dies in crash with mailbox

Omaha motorcyclist dies in crash with mailbox

A motorcyclist was declared dead after striking a mailbox in Omaha.

North and South Omaha await big decisions on $335 million

North and South Omaha await big decisions on $335 million

Various projects await approval.

One dead in Lincoln car crash

One dead in Lincoln car crash

A motorcyclist died in a car crash in Lincoln on Saturday.

Northeast media arts students work and cover Husker Harvest Days

Northeast media arts students work and cover Husker Harvest Days

Media Arts students at Northeast Community College traveled to near recently Grand Island for Husker Harvest Days 2022.

Northeast Community College students get hands on experiences at the Nebraska State Fair

Northeast Community College students get hands on experiences at the Nebraska State Fair

For a group of students at Northeast Community College they had an experience working with animals in a setting they’ll never forget.

Omaha Fire Department knocks down house fire Saturday

Omaha Fire Department knocks down house fire Saturday

Crews knocked down a Saturday morning house fire.

2 dead, 4 injured in Bellevue three-car crash

2 dead, 4 injured in Bellevue three-car crash

Two people are dead after a three-car crash in Bellevue Friday evening.

Lincoln County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

Lincoln County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

The West Central District Health Department (WCDHD) confirmed that a mosquito pool in Lincoln County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV).

Oktoberfest returns for second and final day in Norfolk

Oktoberfest returns for second and final day in Norfolk

The festival highlights the the area’s german heritage and the fall harvest.

Over 5 years of prison time given to Arizona woman for drug-related charge

Over 5 years of prison time given to Arizona woman for drug-related charge

An Arizona woman was sentenced to six years of imprisonment on Friday for a meth-related charge.

Lincoln woman sentenced to 15 years on drug-related charge

Lincoln woman sentenced to 15 years on drug-related charge

36-year-old Katrina Coffman, of Lincoln, received 15 years in prison for a drug-related charge with a prior felony.

Omaha teen shot, sent to hospital

Omaha teen shot, sent to hospital

The Omaha Police Department responded to a shooting on Friday that injured a teenager.

Sidney inspires other community leaders at E3 event

Sidney inspires other community leaders at E3 event

Nebraskan community leaders traveled to Sidney to learn about the town's growing ecosystem.

Scottsbluff man facing drug charges after failing to use turn signal

Scottsbluff man facing drug charges after failing to use turn signal

A Nebraska Panhandle man is awaiting sentencing on felony drug charges.

Northeast Community College hosts Latino Youth Summit

Northeast Community College hosts Latino Youth Summit

Latino high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from across the region joined with one another recently in Norfolk to be motivated about lessons in life and to learn more about higher education opportunities.

NCN weekend brief

NCN weekend brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

Former high school coach sentenced for child porn conviction

Former high school coach sentenced for child porn conviction

It was announced Friday that 27-year-old Nathan R. Rogers, formerly of South Sioux City, Neb., was sentenced to 15 years in prison. 

Macy man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

Macy man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

It was announced Friday that 24-year-old Darrian K. Grant, of Macy, was sentenced to 15 months in prison. 

Crash closes Highway 8 near Fairbury Friday afternoon

Crash closes Highway 8 near Fairbury Friday afternoon

A crash in southeast Nebraska has temporarily closed a portion of a highway. 

Cozad man appears headed to trial in connection to strip club shooting

Cozad man appears headed to trial in connection to strip club shooting

A central Nebraska man could be facing trial on two weapons charges related to a shooting at a strip club.

Grand Island man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug charges

Grand Island man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug charges

It was announced Friday that 43-year-old Nicholas Holder, of Grand Island, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Farmer's Day this weekend in Kimball

Farmer's Day this weekend in Kimball

Cruise night, live music, a parade, and demolition derby highlight the activities at the Farmer’s Day celebration in Kimball this weekend.

Seward man killed in southeast Nebraska crash

Seward man killed in southeast Nebraska crash

One person was killed and another is battling life-threatening injuries after a crash in southeast Nebraska.

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities have identified a body found by construction crews on Highway 275 near Fremont on Thursday.

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

A Nebraska State Trooper had an unexpected ride-along on Thursday.

Blomstedt announces resignation as education commissioner

Blomstedt announces resignation as education commissioner

State Board of Education Commissioner Matthew Blomstedt announced his resignation on Friday, noting that he will stay in the position until early next year.

Fairbury School Board Candidates speak at public forum

Fairbury School Board Candidates speak at public forum

FAIRBURY, NE — School safety and keeping and attracting staff members are at the top of mind for several school board candidates in Fairbury.

Norfolk Public Library bringing back after-school activities for children

Norfolk Public Library bringing back after-school activities for children

Norfolk Public Library has begun hosting after-school activities and has clubs and events planned for all throughout Autumn.

Norfolk Hy-Vee East employee wins Legendary Customer Service Award

Norfolk Hy-Vee East employee wins Legendary Customer Service Award

Mary Magana, a customer service employee at Hy-Vee East in Norfolk, is a recipient of this year's Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award.

Sheriff: One person injured in Friday morning crash west of Wayne

Sheriff: One person injured in Friday morning crash west of Wayne

A crash in Wayne County shut down traffic on Highway 35 Friday morning.

Northeast library recognizes banned book week

Northeast library recognizes banned book week

Northeast Community College recognizes banned book week

After setback in front of Board of Pardons, those close to Earnest Jackson prepare for next steps

After setback in front of Board of Pardons, those close to Earnest Jackson prepare for next steps

Jackson's attorney outlines the details of the case, while the governor's office shares more details about the decision to deny commutation.

LENRD declares a drought emergency for region

LENRD declares a drought emergency for region

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District is now working on a plan to help manage water in the district to combat the drought.

Fishing team established as new club sport at WSC

Fishing team established as new club sport at WSC

There is a new Fishing Team club available at Wayne State College

Grab 'Any ol' barstool': Johnson and Aldean to perform at NEBRASKAland Days

Grab 'Any ol' barstool': Johnson and Aldean to perform at NEBRASKAland Days

Cody Johnson and Jason Aldean were announced for the 2023 Summer Jam Concert Series Lineup Presented by Viaero Wireless.

UNK is hosting admissions events in the Panhandle

UNK is hosting admissions events in the Panhandle

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is coming to rural Nebraska.

Thousands get their 'Country On' in Murdock for Luke Bryan Farm Tour

Thousands get their 'Country On' in Murdock for Luke Bryan Farm Tour

Luke Bryan brought his Farm Tour back to Nebraska Thursday night.

Hastings panel to interview city administrator finalists this week

Hastings panel to interview city administrator finalists this week

A panel of Hastings officials is preparing to interview finalists vying to become the next city administrator.

Nebraska Noir: Crime writing giant Jim Thompson forgotten in native state

Nebraska Noir: Crime writing giant Jim Thompson forgotten in native state

Jim Thompson grew up in tiny Burwell, went to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, wrote for Nebraska Farmer...and then wrote a book that Stephen King calls an American classic.

Two vehicle fatal accident near Hanover, Kansas

Two vehicle fatal accident near Hanover, Kansas

Highway patrol investigators say southbound car ran a stop sign

Logan County welcomes new face at Chamber retirement celebration

Logan County welcomes new face at Chamber retirement celebration

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the retirement of the previous executive director.

Community fun...and help for Beatrice Police and Fire

Community fun...and help for Beatrice Police and Fire

Carnival games, free food and fun, also helps build database

Trailer home catches fire in Norfolk

Trailer home catches fire in Norfolk

A trailer home caught fire Thursday afternoon in Norfolk.

Men convicted in Dawson, Lancaster Counties go missing from CCC-O

Men convicted in Dawson, Lancaster Counties go missing from CCC-O

Two inmates have gone missing from a correctional facility in Omaha.

North Platte leaders approves consent for lenders for Sustainable Beef, LLC

North Platte leaders approves consent for lenders for Sustainable Beef, LLC

The North Platte Community Redevelopment Authority passed a resolution approving consent to assignments for Sustainable Beef LLC redevelopment for lenders during an early meeting Thursday.

NCN Friday morning brief

NCN Friday morning brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

WNCC Graduates First Class B CDL Student

WNCC Graduates First Class B CDL Student

Western Nebraska Community College has graduated their first Class B CDL driver.

Alliance, Sidney among Nebraska airports getting FAA grants

Alliance, Sidney among Nebraska airports getting FAA grants

Four Nebraska airports, including Alliance and Sidney,, have been awarded $9.25-million dollars in federal grants by the FAA – Federal Aviation Administration.

Back for more: 10th annual Norfolk Oktoberfest returns on Friday

Back for more: 10th annual Norfolk Oktoberfest returns on Friday

The event celebrates the area’s german heritage and the fall harvest. Oktoberfest features things like live music, a beer garden, german food, and even Dachshund races.

Blair man sentenced for plotting to kill U.S. Fish and Wildlife officer

Blair man sentenced for plotting to kill U.S. Fish and Wildlife officer

An eastern Nebraska man has been sentenced for threatening to kill a U.S. wildlife officer who cited him for fishing and hunting violations.

Louisville woman sentenced for federal meth conviction

Louisville woman sentenced for federal meth conviction

A Cass County woman was sentenced Thursday in federal court on a meth-related conviction.

Businesses experiencing 'difficult' pumpkin shortage this fall

Businesses experiencing 'difficult' pumpkin shortage this fall

Poppy's Pumpkin Patch located in Norfolk hasn't had the amount of pumpkins it usually does.

Two Grand Island men facing child porn conspiracy charges in federal court

Two Grand Island men facing child porn conspiracy charges in federal court

Two central Nebraska men are facing federal charges for conspiracy to produce child pornography over a four-year period of time.

Lincoln man indicted for alleged possession of $13K worth of meth

Lincoln man indicted for alleged possession of $13K worth of meth

A 40-year-old Lincoln man was indicted in federal court on meth-related charges Thursday.

Schuyler man indicted for allegedly producing fake social security cards

Schuyler man indicted for allegedly producing fake social security cards

A 26-year-old Schuyler man has been indicted in federal court for allegedly providing fraudulent social security cards.

Peru's new grocery store puts focus on 'community'

Peru's new grocery store puts focus on 'community'

Family-owned grocery store that made headlines during the pandemic opens second location in Peru

Omaha man indicted in federal court for alleged attempted robbery

Omaha man indicted in federal court for alleged attempted robbery

A 41-year-old Omaha man is facing a two-count federal indictment in connection to an alleged attempted bank robbery.