Norton, KansasLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.
Home | Tag Archives: United States

Tag Archives: United States

Nebraskan among 6 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

kqnk-300x150-default

A Nebraska native was among the six United States service members killed Monday in a suicide attack near Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. 45-year-old Tech. Sgt. Joseph Lemm died when a motorcycle loaded down with explosives rammed into a joint patrol of NATO and Afghan military. The explosion also wounded two other Americans and one […]

Read More »

Congressman Fortenberry objects to Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric

kqnk-300x150-default

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry objects to the characterization fellow Republican Donald Trump has made of Muslims. Fortenberry contends Trump is off base when he says Muslims should not be allowed to enter the United States for now. “Well, I like the way my friend, Carly Fiorina (GOP presidential candidate), has said this; that President Obama has […]

Read More »

Omaha company first in nation to use eSight device

kqnk-300x150-default

Outlook Nebraska, the largest employer of the visually impaired in the state is the first company in the United States to use a new eSight device in the workplace. The device allows people with low vision and certain levels of blindness to actually see. Public Relations Associate Rachael Carver says, “If you were to wear […]

Read More »

Nebraska Congressman optimistic WOTUS can be stopped (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

A Nebraska Congressman remains optimistic the Waters of the United States rule can be stopped, even though the Obama Administration threatens to veto a bill designed to stop it. Congressman Adrian Smith has been busy building support for his legislation to prevent the EPA from implementing the Waters of the United States rule. “This is […]

Read More »

Congressman Ashford supports pause in Syrian refugee program (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

Congressman Brad Ashford supports a move in the House to suspend the program to admit Syrian refugees into the United States. Ashford takes to the House floor, calling for a stronger vetting process before more refugees are admitted. “This legislation does not shut down the refugee asylum process. If it did, I wouldn’t support it,” […]

Read More »

President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

kqnk-300x150-default

Seven years after the review began, President Barack Obama has rejected TransCanada’s Presidential Permit request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. During his statement, the president said, “The State Department has decided that the Keystone XL pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States. I agree with that decision.”   Nebraska Governor […]

Read More »

AG Peterson says EPA, Corps of Engineers not on same page with WOTUS (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

Attorney General Doug Peterson plans to emphasize a seeming split between two federal agencies in the state’s case against the Waters of the United States rule. Peterson is pleased the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has been put on hold as the legal case of Nebraska and other states is […]

Read More »

Bill would eliminate gun-free zones in Nebraska

kqnk-300x150-default

Bellevue State Senator Tommy Garrett is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment that allows all Americans the right to keep and bear arms in the United States. He plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming session that would basically eliminate gun free zones in the state of Nebraska for those with a legal […]

Read More »

Bill would eliminate gun-free zones in Nebraska

kqnk-300x150-default

Bellevue State Senator Tommy Garrett is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment that allows all Americans the right to keep and bear arms in the United States. He plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming session that would basically eliminate gun free zones in the state of Nebraska for those with a legal […]

Read More »

Sen. Fischer: We’re watching Russia on the move (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer says the United States must check Russian military aggression in the Middle East. Fischer says the United States shouldn’t be sitting back, waiting for a Russian general to give it one-hour notice that bombs are about to fall in Syria. She says that action confirms testimony she heard on the Armed […]

Read More »

Stormy fall, early winter may be in store for Nebraska

kqnk-300x150-default

Long-range weather forecasts are turning more active as we head into fall. State climatologist Al Dutcher says the El Nino weather pattern seems to be growing, which is often a sign of a milder winter to come for the Midwest. “We’re seeing these upper air lows moving from the western United States through the Northern […]

Read More »