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Great Dane celebrates production of 125,000th trailer in Wayne, NE

WAYNE, Nebraska (KTIV) – A northeast Nebraska manufacturing company had a pretty historic day on Wednesday. Great Dane’s facility in Wayne, Nebraska, celebrated the production of their 125,000th refrigerated trailer.


Nebraska man arrested on assault charge in Red Oak

(Red Oak) -- A York County, Nebraska man was arrested on an assault charge in Red Oak Thursday night. According to the Red Oak Police Department, 39-year-old Jared HoffSchnieder of Bradshaw was arrested for domestic abuse assault--first offense--around 10:13 p.m. He was booked into the Montgomery Co


BRIEFS: WSC men's basketball listed ninth in region

Wayne, Neb. -- Wayne State College is listed ninth in the initial NCAA Division II Central Region Men’s Basketball Rankings. The Wildcats are 18-8 overall and 15-8 against NCAA Division II teams overall and in-region.


Boys basketball: Lincoln Class A district capsules

A-1: Lincoln Southeast (8-14) at Norfolk (11-11), 6 p.m., Friday: Southeast is 3-0 against the rest of the teams in this district, including a 64-57 win on Dec. 8 over No. 1 Bellevue West (23-1), a game the Knights trailed by 21 points early in the second quarter. If the Knights lock in defensively,


Shawnee County Sheriffs visit boy recovering in Nebraska after car accident

AUBURN, Kan. (KSNT) - Sargeant Scott Wanamaker and Deputy Christopher Dahlke were the first on scene when 12-year-old Blake Finnley was run over by a car in November. "I went up to assess the victim and I found him still completely pinned underneath the car," said Dahlke. "And I found that he was st


Wayne State Men and Women travel to Minnesota this weekend

Wayne State travels to St. Paul and Mankato, Minnesota this weekend for NSIC South Division men’s basketball rematches against Concordia-St. Paul (Friday at 7:30 p.m.) and Minnesota State (Saturday 5:30 p.m.). The Wildcats enter Friday’s matchup vs. the Golden Bears at 17-7 overall and tied for firs


Walthill man pleads guilty to firing shots at van

OMAHA -- A Walthill, Nebraska, man has pleaded guilty to firing a handgun at a van full of people. Angelo Russell, 38, entered his plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. As part of a plea agreement, a charge of dis


Davis scores 46 in St. Cloud win over Wayne State

WAYNE, Neb. -St. Cloud State's Gage Davis proved to be too much for Wayne State to handle scoring 46 points to lead the Huskies to a 91-79 Northern Sun Conference men's basketball win at Rice Auditorium Friday.


Students urged to share Nebraska history through film

A Mullen teacher is trying to get more Nebraska student involved with the American History Film Project. The American History Film Project is not a film contest and there’s no cost to submit your video. Any students — in kindergarten through 12th grade — who submit films will have them shown in June


Nebraska banks top $1 billion in profit for first time

Nebraska's banks reached a big new milestone in 2018. For the first time ever, combined net income of all banks headquartered in the state topped the $1 billion mark. According to data released Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the state's 170 local banks collectively earned $1,008,00


Nebraska state senator compares American flag to Nazi swastika

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers on Tuesday compared the American flag with the Nazi swastika on the floor of the legislature. “I don't come here for this rag every day, and it's a rag. That's all it is to me,” said Chambers about respecting the flag. “When you show a way to persuade Jews to sanct



Kimball community leaders attend the Feb. 13 ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming newly opened Nebraska Coffee at 607 E. 3rd St. to the business scene. In addition to U.S. grown, Nebraska roasted java, the establishment offers a fine food menu, daily lunch specials and a drive-through window. Hours are


One storm departs with more snow in the 7-day forecast

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Our latest snow storm has moved out of the area after dropping several inches of snow across Siouxland. As much as 10 inches fell in places like Norfolk, NE and Tea, SD. We measured 5.1 inches of snow at KTIV.


Hugely popular boy band Why Don't We coming to Nebraska

The next big thing is Why Don't We. In the vein of boy bands past — Jonas Brothers, One Direction and others who were once the top of the pop world but whose star has since faded — the five-member pop group is currently the object of affection for pre-teens everywhere.


Cadet Girls Overcome Early Deficit, Punch Ticket to State

NORFOLK – For the first time ever since the school merger, the West Point-Beemer girls basketball team is going to the state tournament. West Point Public made state just once, earning a runner-up in 1977 in Class d, and Beemer made it once in 1999.


Wayne scores 37 fourth-quarter points to defeat Norfolk Catholic for C1-7 subdistrict crown

NORFOLK, Neb. — Wayne scored 37 points in the fourth quarter to erase a nine-point deficit heading into the final frame and held on to defeat Norfolk Catholic 66-54 in the final of the C1-7 subdistrict at Norfolk High on Thursday.


Arrest Warrants Issued in Armed Norfolk Armed Robbery Case

NORFOLK, NE (News Channel Nebraska) – Police have issued two arrest warrants in the case of an armed robbery in Norfolk on February 10th. Investigators obtained robbery arrest warrants for 18-year old Kylan Bennett and 27-year old Kentrell Monroe both of Norfolk.


Fight continues with Omaha senator to stop mountain lion hunting in Nebraska

Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers is still fighting for the Nebraska wildlife he describes as majestic, regal. The mountain lion. His bill (LB46) would end the authority of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to establish a hunting season for those mountain lions.


Pilger, NE woman flown to Sioux City hospital after rollover accident

PILGER, Nebraska (KTIV) – A Pilger woman was flown to a Sioux City hospital Monday night after a rollover accident in the SUV she was driving. The Stanton County Sheriff says it happened about 8:30 p.m. on Highway 275, two miles west of Pilger.


Norfolk man charged with murder will be involuntarily medicated for competency

NORFOLK, Nebraska (KTIV) – A Norfolk man charged in the stabbing death of another man will be forced to take medication in order to be competent to stand trial. Rodolfo Castaneda-Morejon has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and weapons charges in the August 2017 death of Yosvanis Velazquez-