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Madison Middle School in North Platte dance canceled due to 'false threat'
Madison Middle School in North Platte dance canceled due to 'false threat'

A dance at Madison Middle School in North Platte came to an early end on Friday night after what school officials are now calling a "false threat."

NP man accused of possessing child pornography

NP man accused of possessing child pornography

A North Platte man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing child pornography following an investigation.

North Platte leaders move to add vaping, e-cigarettes to ban

North Platte leaders move to add vaping, e-cigarettes to ban

The central Nebraska city of North Platte is moving to add vaping and e-cigarettes to its public no-smoking ban.

Hebron shooting suspect pleads no contest to two charges on Tuesday

Hebron shooting suspect pleads no contest to two charges on Tuesday

The court accepted Lewis’s plea to use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and terroristic threats. He faces 1-50 years in prison on the first plea and 0-3 years on the second.

Four children killed in Thanksgiving Day crash in Kansas

Four children killed in Thanksgiving Day crash in Kansas

Authorities say four children have been killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash.

Conditions Worsen In Central Nebraska

Conditions Worsen In Central Nebraska

NCN reporter Tommy Rezac has an update from Kearney about the snow conditions going into Tuesday night.

North Platte Snow 12 Noon

North Platte Snow 12 Noon

The snow is starting to come down in North Platte.

Ransomware detected in Great Plains Health computer network

Ransomware detected in Great Plains Health computer network

According to Great Plains Health officials, ransomware was detected in the Great Plains Health computer network.

Heavy snow expected north and west, parts of southeast Nebraska could see several inches

Heavy snow expected north and west, parts of southeast Nebraska could see several inches

These areas are expected to receive 1-5 inches of snow, with the greatest potential for snow starting at mid-day Tuesday and lasting until around midnight Wednesday. Wind gusts of up to 40-45 miles an hour are also possible.

Body of missing Nebraska woman found in Chase County, foul play suspected

Body of missing Nebraska woman found in Chase County, foul play suspected

Authorities say they’ve found the remains of a missing woman in southwest Nebraska and arrested three people suspected in her disappearance and in the kidnapping of another woman.

Ainsworth Airport Receives $6.5M grant

Ainsworth Airport Receives $6.5M grant

A north central Nebraska airport is poised to get a major upgrade.

Arrest Made in Middle School Shooting Threat

Arrest Made in Middle School Shooting Threat

The North Platte Police Department has identified and arrested a 14-year-old boy believed to be responsible for leaving a written threat in a restroom at Adams Middle School.

NSP Makes Arrest in Child Enticement Investigation

NSP Makes Arrest in Child Enticement Investigation

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a North Platte man for allegedly arranging to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Hebron holds open house Wednesday on proposed swimming pool

Hebron holds open house Wednesday on proposed swimming pool

Hebron's current pool will turn 90 years old in 2020, making it one of the oldest original swimming pools in the state.

Accident West of Culbertson Injures One

Accident West of Culbertson Injures One

The Hitchcock County Sheriff's Department reports at 7:45 am, Tuesday, a 54-year-old woman was air-lifted to Great Plains Health after colliding with an oncoming semi 1.7 miles east of Culbertson on Highway 6 & 34.

Rancher finds human remains after buying trailer

Rancher finds human remains after buying trailer

A rancher south of Hershey finds himself in the middle of a Missouri murder case.

Geneva City Council accepts major donation for Community Center project

Geneva City Council accepts major donation for Community Center project

At Monday night’s meeting, the council accepted a $250,000 donation from Cornerstone Bank that will go towards funding the project, which will cost anywhere from $4.3-4.9 million.

Nebraska National Forest fire blackens just under 604 acres

Nebraska National Forest fire blackens just under 604 acres

Authorities say firefighters have completely contained a fire that blackened just under 604 acres in the Nebraska National Forest, west of Dunning.

Cigarette blamed for nearly 50 acres burned near Wellfleet

Cigarette blamed for nearly 50 acres burned near Wellfleet

A large grass fire just across Highway 83 from Wellfleet took four rural volunteer fire departments over two hours to contain on Friday afternoon.

Two fires break out minutes apart in North Platte

Two fires break out minutes apart in North Platte

Two fires just minutes apart kept all three North Platte fire stations busy Friday night.

Refurbished Fox sign installed

Refurbished Fox sign installed

The North Platte Community Playhouse said "Cheers for 90 Years" as they installed the newly renovated Fox sign.

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

Burwell English teacher and head volleyball coach Megan McNeil Helberg is the Nebraska Dept of Education's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year.

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

The November firearm season for deer in Nebraska starts Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 24.

BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year

BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year

BDS fended off match point four times in set four to win it 30-28 and went on a 13-0 run to win set five, 15-2, to down No. 2 Wynot in five sets at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man and seized hundreds of packages of THC products following a traffic stop in Custer County.

BDS battles back, stuns Bertrand in five sets to move to semifinal round

BDS battles back, stuns Bertrand in five sets to move to semifinal round

No. 3 BDS stormed back to down No. 6 Bertrand 25-18, 25-21 and 15-12 in the final three sets on Thursday night at Lincoln Northeast High School.

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Traffic at a North Platte intersection was disrupted Wednesday when a dump truck damaged a light pole.

Cross County defense shuts down BDS, advances to quarterfinals Wednesday

Cross County defense shuts down BDS, advances to quarterfinals Wednesday

No. 7 Cross County (6-4) held the Eagles scoreless over the final three quarters and racked up over 300 rushing yards in a 20-6 win in Bruning on Wednesday night.

Schmidt Promoted to Captain of Troop D

Schmidt Promoted to Captain of Troop D

The Nebraska State Patrol has announced the promotion of Trooper Tyler Schmidt to the position of Troop D Captain.

City of Deshler will not confiscate a residents' huskies, matter turned over to the county

City of Deshler will not confiscate a residents' huskies, matter turned over to the county

Deshler city attorney Ben Murray spoke with Thayer County attorney Daniel Warner, and they both agreed to let the county handle the situation going forward. The city council had no objection.

Appeals Court won't move murder case to juvenile court

Appeals Court won't move murder case to juvenile court

A Grand Island teen will be charged and tried as an adult in North Platte.

One dead after vehicle strikes tree in North Platte

One dead after vehicle strikes tree in North Platte

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a car accident in North Platte on Sunday.

Man accused of killing 6 ordered to remain in state care

Man accused of killing 6 ordered to remain in state care

A judge says a man who authorities say killed six members of a Nebraska family more than 40 years ago will remain in state care.

Troopers Find 91 Pounds of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 91 Pounds of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized 91 pounds of marijuana found in an SUV during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the western Nebraska town of Maxwell.

Minor injury in car vs. semi accident at Highway 81, 6 interchange Wednesday

Minor injury in car vs. semi accident at Highway 81, 6 interchange Wednesday

A semi apparently hit a navy blue SUV. The SUV then rolled, but landed right-side up in a ditch.

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

A 67-year-old California man has been imprisoned in Nebraska for possessing hundreds of pounds of marijuana.

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Kent Miller with the Twin Platte Natural Resources District said water from the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project will be pumped into the Platte River to continue providing irrigation water to Nebraskans beginning in January.

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenswn confirmed that there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries have teamed up with the Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs to make a special brew on Veteran's Day, which is Nov. 11. Proceeds will go toward veterans' suicide prevention.

Lincoln County Man Accused of Sexual Assault

Lincoln County Man Accused of Sexual Assault

A Wallace man is accused of sexually assaulting a child at the Sutherland Reservoir this past summer and possibly at other times.

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center System on Monday, with campuses in Kearney, Geneva, and Lincoln.

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

One person is recovering after a semi rollover accident that killed more than a dozen cattle on I-80 Thursday night.

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

Authorities say a man whose car broke down on I-80 was struck and killed by a semi-trailer in Lincoln County.

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central had its first eSports competition of the fall season at Grand Island on Oct. 12 against eight other schools.

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

The local debut of a movie shot in North Platte is scheduled for Friday night.

Geneva officials break ground at new fire hall site Monday

Geneva officials break ground at new fire hall site Monday

City officials welcomed Nebraska lieutenant governor Mike Foley, state senator Tom Brandt and many other guests for the ceremonial groundbreaking Monday afternoon.

Alcohol Inspections Held in Kearney, Buffalo Counties

Alcohol Inspections Held in Kearney, Buffalo Counties

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol inspections in Kearney and Buffalo Counties.

Southern scores 16 unanswered points in 4th quarter, fends off Thayer Central in highlight-filled game

Southern scores 16 unanswered points in 4th quarter, fends off Thayer Central in highlight-filled game

The Titans had trouble tackling Southern's Brayden Klover all night. The 6-2, 210-pound back pounded the Titans all night, racking up 292 yards and four touchdowns on 35 carries.

Senator John Lowe Launches Campaign for Re-Election, District 37

Senator John Lowe Launches Campaign for Re-Election, District 37

Senator John Lowe has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Legislature in District 37.

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

Nuckolls County gets grant for new show arena

A southern Nebraska county will soon have a new show arena for its county fairgrounds.

UNK sweeps Augustana to start season 4-0.

UNK sweeps Augustana to start season 4-0.

The UNK Lopers have closed out their opening weekend with a perfect 4-0 record.

UNK wins comeback thriller over Oklahoma Baptist

UNK wins comeback thriller over Oklahoma Baptist

The UNK Lopers would not stay down against Oklahoma Baptist, earning a comeback victory in thrilling fashion.

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

Saline County District Court Judge Vicky Johnson said the 'pervasive publicity' of the case makes it impossible for Boswell to receive a fair trial in Saline County, or even southeast Nebraska.

Man Nearly Drowns in Lake Near Elm Creek

Man Nearly Drowns in Lake Near Elm Creek

Elm Creek, NE --- A man was transported to the hospital Friday after he almost drowned in a lake near Elm Creek. The Buffalo County Sheriff's office says Donnie Brown, Melissa Martin, and Glenda White were camping at the Union Pacific State Recreation are

Authorities say woman, 81, dies after being struck by pickup

Authorities say woman, 81, dies after being struck by pickup

Authorities say a woman was struck and killed while walking along a county road in southwest Nebraska.

Sasse hears testimony from Nebraska attorney general, others, on human trafficking and its financial impacts Tuesday

Sasse hears testimony from Nebraska attorney general, others, on human trafficking and its financial impacts Tuesday

Sasse, the chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade Finance, was in Lincoln Tuesday for a hearing on human trafficking and its "Intersection with the Financial System.”

Officials warn of rising river levels with more rain possible

Officials warn of rising river levels with more rain possible

Southeast Nebraska could receive 1-4 inches of rain from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon.

Fairbury's Jillian Caroon one of the very first to be admitted at UNL in 2020

Fairbury's Jillian Caroon one of the very first to be admitted at UNL in 2020

Caroon is the first member of her immediate family to go to college. She plans to study finance at UNL. She participates in softball, wrestling, FFA, student council, National Honor Society and FBLA at Fairbury High School.

Geneva 'recall committee' moving forward on efforts to try and remove mayor Eric Kamler

Geneva 'recall committee' moving forward on efforts to try and remove mayor Eric Kamler

News Channel Nebraska obtained one of the recall committee’s pamphlets they've been handing out to residents, which lays out bullet points on why they want Kamler recalled.

Geneva mayor Eric Kamler: recall attempt by 'recall committee' is 'absolutely ridiculous'

Geneva mayor Eric Kamler: recall attempt by 'recall committee' is 'absolutely ridiculous'

GENEVA - A committee of roughly 10 people who call themselves the 'Recall Committee' in Geneva are attempting to recall first-term mayor Eric Kamler. The 28-year-old Shickley native was elected mayor last November. He’s currently the youngest mayor

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

A Nebraska high school student's senior pictures are gaining thousands of interactions on social media.

Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature

Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature

The former Speaker of the Nebraska Unicameral announced his candidacy Friday, pledging to focus on rural depopulation.

Nebraska State Fair preparing for 10th year in Grand Island, 150th year overall

Nebraska State Fair preparing for 10th year in Grand Island, 150th year overall

The Nebraska State Fair is celebrating its 10th year in Grand Island and its 150th year overall.

Recent business closures in Beatrice spark comments of despair, officials contend that city is growing rapidly

Recent business closures in Beatrice spark comments of despair, officials contend that city is growing rapidly

Risky's Sports Bar and Grill shut its doors permanently last week, sparking a lot of reaction throughout the community. Despite a string of recent business closures, city officials contend that Beatrice is still prospering.

UPDATE: Third Geneva escapee located by Fillmore County authorities

UPDATE: Third Geneva escapee located by Fillmore County authorities

The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office has located three boys who escaped from the Heartland Home for Boys in Geneva early Wednesday.

Norfolk health care center marks a decade of federal backing

Norfolk health care center marks a decade of federal backing

Midtown Health Care outlined their efforts to provide care for low-income northeast Nebraskans and previewed some of their future initiatives.

Geneva Celebrates Community Development Projects

Geneva Celebrates Community Development Projects

City and State officials gathered in Geneva on Monday to celebrate a variety of community development projects that are now underway.