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Paramore's Omaha show pushed to Black Friday due to COVID-19
Paramore's Omaha show pushed to Black Friday due to COVID-19

Anyone who had been planning on going to tonight's Paramore show in Omaha will want to make sure their Black Friday is now clear.

Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana; Ricketts, Peterson cry foul

Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana; Ricketts, Peterson cry foul

President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law, and Nebraska's governor and AG are criticizing the decision.

Local Salvation Army facing food shortage

Local Salvation Army facing food shortage

One northeast Nebraska charitable organization is facing hardship as it continues to help a growing number of those in need on a decreasing amount of supplies.

Hurricane hit areas led US with missing 2020 census data

Hurricane hit areas led US with missing 2020 census data

Along with rural Logan and Banner counties in Nebraska, the parishes had rates of homes with missing information that required the statistical technique to be used ranging from 8.4% to 11.5%.

With Sasse out, is Ricketts in?

With Sasse out, is Ricketts in?

Is Gov. Pete Ricketts first in line to replace Sasse?

Nebraska man sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening Colorado election official

Nebraska man sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening Colorado election official

A Nebraska man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for online threats he made against Colorado’s top elections official.

Duffield thankful for support of Adopt-a-Dog as she exits the animal shelter

Duffield thankful for support of Adopt-a-Dog as she exits the animal shelter

After what she calls a "long, fun, sad, happy and (on some days) frustrating" 38-year animal rescue career, Terry Duffield announced this week she'll be leaving Adopt-a-Dog at the end of the year.

Sources: Sasse leaving Senate for academic job

Sources: Sasse leaving Senate for academic job

Multiple sources have indicated that U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse will resign his position to accept a job at the University of Florida.

Superior man originally arrested in Beatrice sentenced for federal meth conviction

Superior man originally arrested in Beatrice sentenced for federal meth conviction

A southeast Nebraska man has been sentenced to over six years in prison on a federal meth conviction.

Missing inmate back in custody

Missing inmate back in custody

An inmate who went missing last month is back in custody.

Omaha man convicted of distributing child porn

Omaha man convicted of distributing child porn

A 50-year-old Omaha man was found guilty of child porn crimes on Wednesday.

Zoning, NRD officials eye watershed improvements north of Beatrice

Zoning, NRD officials eye watershed improvements north of Beatrice

More than two dozen dams help reduce flood flow into rivers and streams

Jan. 6 committee schedules next public hearing for Oct. 13

Jan. 6 committee schedules next public hearing for Oct. 13

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has scheduled its next hearing for Oct. 13, pushing the investigation back into the limelight less than three weeks before the midterm election for Congress.

Missing Blair man safely located

Missing Blair man safely located

An alert for a missing and endangered man has been canceled after authorities reported finding him.

Internet and phones restored for NNTC customers

Internet and phones restored for NNTC customers

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company everyone in their service area should be up and running. 

Authorities provide updates on rollover, injury accident

Authorities provide updates on rollover, injury accident

Authorities near Sidney, Neb. said they responded to a rollover accident Wednesday that ejected a person. 

Sampson: The Pet of the Week

Sampson: The Pet of the Week

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

Bovee Fire nearly contained

Bovee Fire nearly contained

After burning nearly 19,000 acres, the Bovee Fire in central Nebraska is now 94 percent contained.

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company outage

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company outage

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company is currently experiencing an all-service area outage. 

Survey shows Nebraska youth value communities, worry about future local job prospects

Survey shows Nebraska youth value communities, worry about future local job prospects

A new study shows Nebraska youth remain committed to small communities but their hometowns still have work to do in convincing them they can achieve their long-term career goals. 

Chief retiring after 38 years in the fire-fighting business

Chief retiring after 38 years in the fire-fighting business

Bill Bowes led Papillion since 2006.

Nebraskans to fly flags half-staff for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Nebraskans to fly flags half-staff for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

On Wednesday, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that all flags - U.S. and Nebraska - are to be flown at half-staff for a three day period. 

Historic facelift in Omaha

Historic facelift in Omaha

Keeline Building dates back to 1911

Kearney welcomes Denver Air Connection, cuts ribbon on Kearney Flight Services

Kearney welcomes Denver Air Connection, cuts ribbon on Kearney Flight Services

A new era at the Kearney Regional Airport is starting to take shape.

Injuries considered non-life threatening in one-vehicle rollover west of Sidney

Injuries considered non-life threatening in one-vehicle rollover west of Sidney

Authorities responded to an injury accident west of Sidney Wednesday evening.

Wildcat Hills Nature Center set to host free event

Wildcat Hills Nature Center set to host free event

Wildcat Hills Nature Center is hosting a bird watching event for all to enjoy.

Rapid City man pleads guilty to drug charges in Scotts Bluff County District Court

Rapid City man pleads guilty to drug charges in Scotts Bluff County District Court

A South Dakota man facing drug charges in the Nebraska Panhandle has pleaded guilty to three felony counts in Scotts Bluff County District Court.

AOK Ladies spread kindness in Grand Island for 25th year

AOK Ladies spread kindness in Grand Island for 25th year

The City of Kindness is feeling extra cheerful this week.

Omaha woman facing homicide charges in Bellevue crash that left 2 dead, 4 injured

Omaha woman facing homicide charges in Bellevue crash that left 2 dead, 4 injured

An Omaha woman has been arrested in the investigation of a three-vehicle crash last month in Bellevue that left two people dead and four others hurt.

Wisner man arrested on drug charges during murder investigation seeks competency evaluation

Wisner man arrested on drug charges during murder investigation seeks competency evaluation

A northeast Nebraska man who was arrested after authorities found a marijuana grow operation during a murder investigation has filed a motion for a competency evaluation in Wayne County Court.

Home heating costs could triple this winter

Home heating costs could triple this winter

Local utility hopes divers sources of energy can help avoid the worse of the price surge

Bill Ogg leaving Nebraska State Fair

Bill Ogg leaving Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair Executive Director announces that he will be leaving.

Nebraska bands compete in the 2022 Pierce Marching Band Invitational

Nebraska bands compete in the 2022 Pierce Marching Band Invitational

One northeast Nebraska high school welcomed bands from all over to participate in the clash of music.

Northeast Nebraska organizations receive donation of 30,000 milk cartons

Northeast Nebraska organizations receive donation of 30,000 milk cartons

Kemps donated 30,000 milk cartons to the Orphan Grain Train and the Norfolk Food Pantry Wednesday.

Former South Sioux City teacher sentenced for sexual assault; already in prison for child porn

Former South Sioux City teacher sentenced for sexual assault; already in prison for child porn

A former South Sioux City teacher and coach who was previously sentenced on a federal child pornography charge was sentenced Tuesday on two counts of first-degree sexual assault.

NSAA & Currency name this year's Believers & Achievers

NSAA & Currency name this year's Believers & Achievers

Students across Nebraska were recognized for this school year’s Believers & Achievers program.

Victim of drunk driving injury accident, supports probation for Fairbury woman

Victim of drunk driving injury accident, supports probation for Fairbury woman

Five year probation term handed to defendant for causing serious bodily injury in a drunk-driving crash

Northeast PTA students mark 15 years supporting ALS research

Northeast PTA students mark 15 years supporting ALS research

Physical therapist assistant students at Northeast Community College are doing their part to find a cure for ALS.

Wayne State Career Scholars program honors student, employer

Wayne State Career Scholars program honors student, employer

The Wayne State Career Scholars program recently celebrated one of its top students and recognized one of its business partners for its support of the College’s cooperative education program.

Kearney Symphony Orchestra concert includes special world premiere

Kearney Symphony Orchestra concert includes special world premiere

Kearney Symphony Orchestra will open its 117th season next week by premiering a piece that showcases the talents of several University of Nebraska at Kearney faculty members.

State’s first commercial carbon capture and storage project to be in Bridgeport

State’s first commercial carbon capture and storage project to be in Bridgeport

CO2 to be pipelined to underground site near the ethanol plant

Authorities are investigating after body found east of Harvard

Authorities are investigating after body found east of Harvard

Authorities are investigating after a body was found along a central Nebraska road Wednesday morning.

DOVES Program has served 800+ people affected by domestic violence this year

DOVES Program has served 800+ people affected by domestic violence this year

The DOVES Program invites community members across the Nebraska Panhandle to stand with them to "shine a light on domestic violence" during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

Court records provide new details about Lincoln girl accused of killing father

Court records provide new details about Lincoln girl accused of killing father

A 15-year-old girl, who has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her father, will appear in court on Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be charged as an adult for first-degree murder.

NCN Thursday morning brief

NCN Thursday morning brief

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

New railing being installed on river bridge, in south Beatrice

New railing being installed on river bridge, in south Beatrice

South Sixth Big Blue bridge gets a dress-up

Stolen vehicle recovered in Lincoln

Stolen vehicle recovered in Lincoln

A stolen vehicle from September was found early Wednesday morning by Lincoln Police.

LPD arrests 18-year-old for motor vehicle homicide

LPD arrests 18-year-old for motor vehicle homicide

The Lincoln Police Department arrested an 18-year-old woman in connection to a fatal crash in August.

‘Best Before’ labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

‘Best Before’ labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food waste, one culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels.

Driver identified in Papa Reno Pizza crash

Driver identified in Papa Reno Pizza crash

A vehicle drove through two Plattsmouth businesses Saturday morning.

Lincoln man arrested in connection to single-vehicle car crash

Lincoln man arrested in connection to single-vehicle car crash

A 22-year-old Lincoln man was arrested on Oct. 4 in connection to a fatal September car crash that killed one person.

Bridge work coming up east of Pickrell, Nebraska

Bridge work coming up east of Pickrell, Nebraska

Part of the east-west road will be closed to traffic

Authorities ID 6 killed in southeastern Nebraska crash

Authorities ID 6 killed in southeastern Nebraska crash

Police in Nebraska have identified the six young people killed in a car crash that was first reported when a passenger’s cellphone automatically alerted dispatchers.

Bovee Fire over halfway contained, impacted area now almost 19,000 acres

Bovee Fire over halfway contained, impacted area now almost 19,000 acres

Fire crews have further contained the Bovee Fire that now reaches over 18,000 acres.

Douglas County’s 911 impacted by ransomware cryptovirus

Douglas County’s 911 impacted by ransomware cryptovirus

Douglas County Officials said their 911 system was impacted by a ransomware attack over the weekend. 

Bacon, Vargas debate abortion before the debate

Bacon, Vargas debate abortion before the debate

With abortion considered a key issue this election NCN spoke with Bacon and Vargas to detail their positions.

Braydon Zink helping raise funds for Sterling man battling leukemia for second time

Braydon Zink helping raise funds for Sterling man battling leukemia for second time

Radio station 987 The Big Boy announced in September they've teamed with Sky Ranch Golf and Grill to present Braydon Zink in the "Keep the Faith, Finish the Fight Benefit Concert" on Oct. 7.

WSC student chapter receives national merit award

WSC student chapter receives national merit award

A student organization is receiving recognition for its continuing growth.

Fairbury approves changes to agreement with county over sheriff's office services

Fairbury approves changes to agreement with county over sheriff's office services

FAIRBURY, NE — Fairbury approved changes to an agreement with Jefferson County about law enforcement coverage, but not without some controversy.

Chadron State Homecoming Royalty crowned Thursday

Chadron State Homecoming Royalty crowned Thursday

Chadron State College crowned Homecoming royalty Thursday night during a pep rally.

Sustainable Beef to create sustainable growth in North Platte

Sustainable Beef to create sustainable growth in North Platte

Sustainable Beef LLC had its groundbreaking today where state and city officials came together to celebrate the new beef processing facility.

Johnson-Brock teacher wins $50,000 national prize for skilled trade education

Johnson-Brock teacher wins $50,000 national prize for skilled trade education

Harbor Freight Tools awards Ashton Bohling

NCN Wednesday morning brief

NCN Wednesday morning brief

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

Possible gas leak forces evacuation of two Sidney businesses Monday

Possible gas leak forces evacuation of two Sidney businesses Monday

Two Sidney businesses were evacuated Monday morning due to a fear of a natural gas leak at the Interstate 80 interchange in Sidney.

Hy-Vee announces voluntary recall of potentially contaminated cheeses

Hy-Vee announces voluntary recall of potentially contaminated cheeses

Hy-Vee announced this week that it is voluntarily recalling certain cheeses after fears of contamination.