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Illegal pet shop raid in Omaha

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As many as 500 birds, lizards, snakes, rats and mice were found in a pet shop being illegally operated out of a home in west Omaha this morning. Nebraska Humane Society’s Mark Langan says a number of animals were found inside the house and they are in good health. However, upwards of 300 mice were […]

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Red Cloud man surrenders after holding woman at knifepoint

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A 30-year-old Red Cloud man has surrendered to law enforcement after holding a woman against her will in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol reports Charles Folkman gave up without a fight early this morning after an all-night standoff with police. The 46-year-old woman he had held at knifepoint was released to authorities, then treated […]

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Severe weather could extend into southern Nebraska today

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There were rumbles of thunder over parts of Nebraska this morning. David Eastlack is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says severe storms are brewing in the Midwest but for the most part we will be spared. Those traveling south into Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma should pay close attention to weather […]

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Fire heavily damages Jefferson County hog lot, 200+ firefighters respond

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Firefighters from perhaps 20 departments in Nebraska and Kansas battled a major fire at the Livingston Enterprise State Line Hog Facility, south of Fairbury in Jefferson County. The blaze broke out Sunday night and was contained early this  morning. Fairbury Rural Fire Chief Kenny Krause says upwards of 200 firefighters helped fight the blaze. “It […]

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Sen. Chambers criticizes Omaha police in fatal shooting (AUDIO)

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Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha decried the police shooting of an unarmed man Monday night, during legislative floor debate. Chambers took to the legislative floor this morning to criticize Omaha police for the shooting death of 30-year-old Danny Elrod, seeing the shooting death of the suspect in a robbery as a tragic trend. “I am […]

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VA Help

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Jody Tubbs with the Kansas Commission on Veteran’s Affairs will be meeting with constituents tomorrow in the Norton area.  Tubbs will be at the Decatur County Extension Office at nine tomorrow morning, followed by at the Senior Center/Community Building in Norton at 10:30 then at the Courthouse in Hill City at one.  Tubbs will be able to assist veteran’s or ...

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School Board Notes

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The projects from 360 Energy Solutions and the handbooks for the next school year were items for the USD 211 Norton Board of Education yesterday morning.  Joe Hurla from 360 Energy presented the bids received for the various projects throughout the district including boiler work, lighting and heating control work.  Projections for all the projects was set at 1.1 million ...

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