Nebraska City Considers Reshaping

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City is considering steps to qualify a proposed Holiday Inn Express for property tax increment financing and establish a redevelopment plan for areas within the city already d... Read More

How did Sidney respond to its best volleyball season ever? By barely leaving the court. When most of Iowa last saw the Cowgirls, they were in the Class 1-A championship match in their first trip to the state tournament. No one in the lineup topped... Read More

A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services staff member was assaulted Sunday at the State Penitentiary in Lincoln. An inmate punched a male staff member in the head, said a spokeswoman for the Corrections Department. Chemical agents and ph... Read More

A charge of soliciting prostitution has been dropped against a southwest Iowa priest after the Catholic Church decided to return him to his home country of Ghana, according to a prosecutor and court documents. Dominic Yamoah, now 41, was arres... Read More

EVANSTON, Ill. — Just after Nebraska’s 24-13 win over Northwestern Saturday night, offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh trudged through chewed up, spongy turf toward a trio of his offensive linemen. “Hey!” he barked happily at them. But th... Read More

CRETE - Even a little lightning couldn't stop the #5 Doane Tigers from winning their fourth straight to begin their season over #16 Concordia, 27-7. A lightning delay caused the 1 p.m. kickoff to be pushed back to 2:45. It took the Doane offense u... Read More

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 Nebraska in the open field. What will you do? Auburn's... Read More

DEWITT - The Lourdes Central Catholic Knights returned to their winning ways on Friday night, defeating Tri-County 22-15. QB Hayden Miller was one of the stars for the Knights, scoring two touchdowns and throwing for another in the victory. Tri... Read More

AUBURN - A Sept. 27 arraignment is scheduled for a Central City woman accused of methamphetamine possession in Auburn. A Nemaha County sheriff's deputy arrested Melissa R. Beck, 45, on Sept. 2 after responding to a trespassing call at Dollar Gener... Read More

JANSEN - A one vehicle injury accident Friday afternoon has sent one man via life flight to the hospital. The accident occurred north of Highway 136 on 575 Ave at approximately 1pm. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Fairbury Rural Fire Depa... 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