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Weather service posts winter weather advisories along Nebraska-Wyoming border
Weather service posts winter weather advisories along Nebraska-Wyoming border

A total of four to six inches of snow could be possible in eastern Laramie County, including Pine Bluffs, according to a winter storm watch posted by the National Weather Service Office in Cheyenne. 

NCN Monday morning recap

NCN Monday morning recap

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

Toys for Tots 'Fill the Truck' Sunday at Walmart

Toys for Tots 'Fill the Truck' Sunday at Walmart

The Toys for Tots program by the U.S. Marine Corps is collecting toys for its "Fill the Truck" campaign. New unwrapped toys for youth birth to 18 years of age are accepted.

Sidney firefighters called to hazmat/explosion hazard

Sidney firefighters called to hazmat/explosion hazard

Sidney first responders were called to a possible hazardous materials/explosion hazard south of Sidney Sunday morning, Nov. 27.

Hiking trails to close at Fontenelle Forest for prescribed burn

Hiking trails to close at Fontenelle Forest for prescribed burn

All hiking trails will be closed at Fontenelle Forest on Monday for a prescribed burn.

Nebraska reports 13th case of avian influenza in flock of 1.8M birds

Nebraska reports 13th case of avian influenza in flock of 1.8M birds

The state has reported another case of avian flu in a commercial flock.

Newman Grove mayor dies at 47

Newman Grove mayor dies at 47

A northeast Nebraska mayor has died.

Small Business Saturday gives local businesses the spotlight

Small Business Saturday gives local businesses the spotlight

It was an important weekend for smaller businesses around the country. Saturday marked ‘Small Business Saturday’ as the annual day encouraging shoppers to check out their local shops and appreciate what they do for the community.

Fake website scams Omaha woman while online shopping

Fake website scams Omaha woman while online shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday start the shopping season but some people who already purchased online are discovering they bought into a scam.

Accidental Omaha house fire causes estimated $100,500 in damages

Accidental Omaha house fire causes estimated $100,500 in damages

An Omaha house fire was knocked down quickly Friday afternoon, but not before it caused some damage.

3 from Omaha injured in Mills County, Iowa rollover crash

3 from Omaha injured in Mills County, Iowa rollover crash

Three Omaha residents in one vehicle were injured in a rollover crash on I-29 in Mills County, Iowa.

Vehicle crash that led to heavy smoke around area sends one to hospital

Vehicle crash that led to heavy smoke around area sends one to hospital

Fire crews in Norfolk spent Saturday morning responding to a car crash that led to heavy smoke filling the area.

NCN weekend recap

NCN weekend recap

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NWS: Widespread snow accumulations possible early next week

NWS: Widespread snow accumulations possible early next week

A strong cold front, with widespread snow accumulations, is expected to sweep across the Sidney area early next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Small businesses in downtown Norfolk also benefit from Black Friday

Small businesses in downtown Norfolk also benefit from Black Friday

National stores weren't the only places enjoying a heavy influx of customers on Black Friday.

Winside HS students build shelters for community cats this winter

Winside HS students build shelters for community cats this winter

'It's the difference between life and death for a few cats in town...' said Emma Burris-Janssen.

Northeast Livestock Judging Team raising travel funds with annual Classic Steer and Heifer Show

Northeast Livestock Judging Team raising travel funds with annual Classic Steer and Heifer Show

A community college in northeast Nebraska is holding a livestock show this weekend.

Accident in North Platte causes car to flip

Accident in North Platte causes car to flip

The North Platte Police Department responded to an accident on Wednesday afternoon after a three-car crash resulted in one car flipping onto its side.

Elsmere rancher named Northeast's Agceptional Woman of the Year

Elsmere rancher named Northeast's Agceptional Woman of the Year

An advocate for agriculture in Nebraska has been recognized for her contributions to the industry.

Omaha fire at vehicle storage garage causes estimated $125,000 in damages

Omaha fire at vehicle storage garage causes estimated $125,000 in damages

A fire at a storage garage with vehicles inside resulted in heavy damages.

19-year-old facing multiple charges including manslaughter

19-year-old facing multiple charges including manslaughter

The Nebraska State Patrol said they are investigating a homicide that happened between Thursday and Friday night.

Buffett donates over $750 million to his family charities

Buffett donates over $750 million to his family charities

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett donated more than $750 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock to the four foundations run by his family Wednesday, but unlike his annual summer gifts, the recipients didn’t include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in east central Nebraska.

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

A new study shows that fewer than a third of Nebraska's hospitals are in compliance with a federal law that requires patients to be informed of the costs of services before receiving care, but the state is well ahead of the national average.

UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will consider changing its policy on the way student fees are distributed after being sued by a Christian student group that alleged it had been discriminated against.

Waterfowl death at Lewis & Clark State Recreational Area leads to advisory

Waterfowl death at Lewis & Clark State Recreational Area leads to advisory

A mass waterfowl death at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area in northeast Nebraska has prompted state officials to urge caution to potential visitors.

Ricketts names Sheridan County Attorney to judicial appointment

Ricketts names Sheridan County Attorney to judicial appointment

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed Sheridan County Attorney Aaron Conn of Rushville to succeed retired 12th Judicial District County Judge Russ Harford of Chadron.

Hastings man turns around a prediabetes diagnosis

Hastings man turns around a prediabetes diagnosis

There are ways to prevent prediabetes from turning into diabetes, as was found by Hastings resident Kenny Morris, who was diagnosed with prediabetes by his doctor in 2017. 

Teen sentenced in mall killing

Teen sentenced in mall killing

With good time the teen is likely to be eligible for parole when he is in his 50's.

Sheriff: 15-year-old driver crashes near Hordville after multi-county pursuit

Sheriff: 15-year-old driver crashes near Hordville after multi-county pursuit

A teenage driver was located after a multi-county pursuit that ended with a crash in Merrick County.

Grand Island firefighters battle blaze near highway

Grand Island firefighters battle blaze near highway

Central Nebraska firefighters were kept busy the day before Thanksgiving.

Tecumseh prison facility aiming toward resuming full operational schedule

Tecumseh prison facility aiming toward resuming full operational schedule

A southeast Nebraska prison facility is taking steps toward resuming a normal operational schedule, Nebraska State Correctional Services officials announced Wednesday.

One suspect apprehended, another at large in shooting death of 20-year-old Omaha woman

One suspect apprehended, another at large in shooting death of 20-year-old Omaha woman

An Omaha murder suspect has been apprehended, but another remains at large.

34-year-old pedestrian struck and killed at Omaha intersection

34-year-old pedestrian struck and killed at Omaha intersection

Authorities in Omaha are investigating after a 34-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday night.

NCN Thursday morning brief

NCN Thursday morning brief

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

Firefighters association elects Chadron volunteer to serve as second vice president

Firefighters association elects Chadron volunteer to serve as second vice president

A veteran volunteer fire fighter in the panhandle was recognized by his peers at the Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighters Association (NSVFA) Annual Conference in Norfolk on Oct. 23.

Photos: 3rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Feast

Photos: 3rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Feast

A warm meal with an open heart was served Tuesday at the Sidney Elk's Lodge to encourage community and togetherness in a Thanksgiving celebration.

Watson receives NSCS counseling award

Watson receives NSCS counseling award

Chadron High School Counselor Loni Watson recently received the 2022 Counseling Excellence Award from the Nebraska State College System.

Chadron City Council approves pay raise

Chadron City Council approves pay raise

Chadron City Council members will get a pay raise when the new council is sworn in on Dec 5th. The current council approved the increase Monday night.

Scottsbluff police chief takes over city manager duties

Scottsbluff police chief takes over city manager duties

It’s now official – Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer is also the new Scottsbluff City Manager.

Chadron aquatic center to remain closed while repairs are made

Chadron aquatic center to remain closed while repairs are made

Repairs made Monday to the HVAC system at the Chadron Area Aquatics and Wellness Center have failed, leaving the building closed until at least next week.

Ol' Red 99.5 and local businesses prepare to offer free Thanksgiving meal to community

Ol' Red 99.5 and local businesses prepare to offer free Thanksgiving meal to community

For the 22nd year in a row, a southeast Nebraska radio station along with local businesses is putting on a Thanksgiving meal.

'Rage Room' in Norfolk provides an opportunity to release stress

'Rage Room' in Norfolk provides an opportunity to release stress

Owner Bryce Schmitz said it's a place where everyone can come and let off some steam.

Warrant out for 18-year-old in connection to Omaha homicide

Warrant out for 18-year-old in connection to Omaha homicide

A felony warrant has been issues for an 18-year-old man for an Omaha homicide that occurred at the beginning of November.

Big brothers big sisters reach goal and experience child labor pain

Big brothers big sisters reach goal and experience child labor pain

Big Brothers Big sisters “Big pains big gains” fundraising campaign is ending on a good note and with much pain. 

Kimball Christmas parade Nov. 26

Kimball Christmas parade Nov. 26

The Kimball community will be celebrating the Christmas season Saturday, Nov. 26 with a parade and all that goes with it.

Man dies in Lincoln motorcycle accident

Man dies in Lincoln motorcycle accident

A Lincoln man was pronounced dead after a motorcycle accident Wednesday afternoon.

Offer made for new superintendent for South Sioux City school district

Offer made for new superintendent for South Sioux City school district

The South Sioux City Community School District has extended an offer to Dr. Rony Ortega to serve as the new superintendent. 

County approves 2021-2022 audit

County approves 2021-2022 audit

The Cheyenne County Commissioners approved the 2021-2022 audit in their Nov. 22 meeting. The move came after Commissioner Randy Miller questioned a line item where the budgeted federal funding does not match the amount received.

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

Nebraska government officials were given a clearer picture of the state’s post-COVID educational standing.

Nebraska Created helps ease Christmas shopping list and boost local-businesses

Nebraska Created helps ease Christmas shopping list and boost local-businesses

One northeast Nebraska business is now open to help your holiday shopping, and also help your local Nebraska-owned businesses.

Man in custody after disturbance in southern Nebraska

Man in custody after disturbance in southern Nebraska

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office along with other law enforcement responded to a disturbance Tuesday afternoon that ended with one person in custody.

Person hit by car after after assisting victim of hit and run crash in Lincoln

Person hit by car after after assisting victim of hit and run crash in Lincoln

The intersection of Antelope Valley Parkway and Vine Street is reopened following a series of crashes Tuesday evening.

Sidney energy going 'green-er'

Sidney energy going 'green-er'

The Sidney City Council approved moving ahead with a proposed solar project.

6 First Alert Traffic: Rollover crash on I-80 slows Omaha traffic along I-680

6 First Alert Traffic: Rollover crash on I-80 slows Omaha traffic along I-680

A rollover crash on eastbound Interstate 80 affected evening commuters near the I-680 interchange as well on Tuesday.

FYRA gives an update on Battle Creek alternatives

FYRA gives an update on Battle Creek alternatives

FYRA engineering gave a brief update on the alternative option study for the Battle Creek Watershed

Over the moon: An old-timey small town bakery is putting Cortland on the map

Over the moon: An old-timey small town bakery is putting Cortland on the map

It’s five days before the big day. The Model A dashes down West Fourth Street. Its driver eases up in front of a brick storefront and strolls inside, jaunty as you please, dressed in his Sunday best.

Americarts project at former sale barn facility potentially in jeopardy

Americarts project at former sale barn facility potentially in jeopardy

Americarts announced Tuesday that it is no longer in a purchase agreement with the owners of the Livestock Sales Barn property.

Multiple attempted auto thefts cause accidents in Lincoln

Multiple attempted auto thefts cause accidents in Lincoln

Multiple vehicle theft attempts, two of which caused accidents, are being investigated by the Lincoln Police Department.

Northeast Nebraska teen found

Northeast Nebraska teen found

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says they are looking for missing 15-year-old Deztinee Bare from Hoskins.

Hoskins teen found, returned to Wayne County

Hoskins teen found, returned to Wayne County

Authorities in northeast Nebraska said that Deztinee Bare was found Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. in Stanton.

'Stronger Together' set for Nov. 26

'Stronger Together' set for Nov. 26

This year's shopping extravaganza, named "Stronger Together," starts at the Fox Theatre at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. The first 300 participants will receive shopping bags with information from participating businesses. 

Chamber director presents quarterly report to City Council

Chamber director presents quarterly report to City Council

Chamber director updates city council
Only a few months into management of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce and President/CEO Toshia Jones is reporting an increase in membership.

Norfolk's Hometown Holidays Festival

Norfolk's Hometown Holidays Festival

Norfolk held its annual Hometown Holidays Festival Tuesday night. 

Remington: The Pet of the Week

Remington: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Remington, you can contact the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska at 402-750-4665.