Auburn's Heywood makes 'the play that won the game' over Falls City

FALLS CITY, NE - 1:19 left in the fourth quarter, you're up by one. Your opponent needs your nine-yard line for a first down. You are one-on-one with one of the best running backs in southeast Nebrask... Read More

FALLS CITY - Thanks to a grant from Dollar General Stores, the elementary schools in Falls City now have an e-book library. Librarian for both North and South elementary schools Gail Froeschl, applied for a grant a while back and just heard back ... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Plattsmouth police are looking for a man they suspect had criminal possession of bank checks belonging to 55 different victims. Police say they discovered the checks last Halloween, when officers responded to a report of a physical a... Read More

IOWA CITY (AP) — University of Iowa officials say they are ready to take action to fight sexual abuse on campus after about 1 in 5 female students who responded to a voluntary online survey reported being raped. The results from the ... Read More

ATKINSON — There’s only a few days left to vote for Andy Hoffman, the co-founder of the Team Jack Foundation, to win the NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. Online votes will determine the winner from among four nationa... Read More

Motorists enjoying the first colors of fall are advised to leave their lead foot at home this weekend. The Nebraska State Patrol will join participating law enforcement agencies from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma in a Reg... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City is displaying gutted turkey hens to ward off vultures from roosting on its water tower. Utility Manager Leroy Frana said a growing flock of turkey vultures has roosted each night about 110 feet above the city and has ... Read More

LINCOLN — Ross Dzuris headed from the Nebraska locker room celebration to his family tailgate on Saturday, the same as he would after any Husker home game. As nightfall came — and the Nebraska victory parties were just getting starte... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The Nebraska City Community Foundation selected the Nebraska City Alumni Foundation and Lourdes Endowment Fund for the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year Award. The foundation, which recently completed a Sherwood Foundation challenge ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is wanted by local authorities on charges he is facing for allegedly sexually assaulting his niece. Court documents say 38-year-old Marlon Rodriguez of Columbus is wanted for 1st and 3rd degree sexual assault of a child, ... Read More

LINCOLN — University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green challenged his university Thursday to get bigger and better during his first State of the University speech. UNL can do better in enrollment, research and retention, he said. He... Read More