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Friday Morning Headlines

Friday Morning Headlines


Scam targeting elderly in Nebraska

Northeast Nebraska law enforcement said, watch out for a scam targeting the elderly.

Norfolk Police Captain Michael Bauer said, the so-called "grandparent scam" usually involves an older person getting a phone call, or an e-mail, from someone who claims to be their grandchild

A Laurel, Nebraska, woman got one of those calls.

The caller claimed, he was her grandson and had been arrested and needed 75-hundred dollars to get out of jail.

There were red flags, and she was spared from the scam.

If you think you've been a victim of such a scam, contact law enforcement.

Sioux City neighborhood takes action against crime

Some residents of Sioux City's West Side have decided to take a stand against the recent violence in the area.

They formed the Westside coalition, and they met for a second time to address issues in their community.

Sioux City's Mayor was there and representatives from the Police and Fire departments.

The community spoke out about concerns ranging from traffic to drugs enforcement in the area.

New tools for farmers at this year's Dakota Farm Show

A sale of land in South Sioux City, Nebraska means 25 new high-paying jobs will come to the area.

The community's development agency approved the sale of just over 27 acres to an unnamed company.

The land is just across the highway from the Roth Industrial Park.

While the city can't release the name of the business yet, they said the company will need skilled workers, increasing Siouxland's need for them even more.

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