Long Uninjured After Rollover Accident Near Riverton

SIDNEY – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a one-vehicle rollover accident on 250th Street near Riverton. Investigators say Jeremy Long, 29, of Farragut was westbound... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s 27-14 slog over palooka Purdue was full of massive, intractable piles of Husker and Boilermaker linemen. So it made sense that, at game’s end, NU and PU’s collection of wide bodies wrestled, shoved and committed perso... Read More

PERU, NE - If you look at the statistics, they are nearly even and it shows Peru State football with a big time of possession lead. But, when you look closer, you notice five turnovers by the Bobcats which cost them in their efforts against th... Read More

WEEPING WATER, NE - Funeral arrangements are now set for the Speer Family. Their Cass County home caught fire overnight Thursday, claiming the lives of the family of six. According to the Hoy, Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory, visitation for t... Read More

A former city clerk in Casey, Iowa, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison after misappropriating nearly $300,000 and causing a 2014 fire that destroyed financial records just hours before state auditors were due to arrive. Dorothy... Read More

LINCOLN — Six Lincoln Correctional Center employees, including senior management, were disciplined Friday in connection with the June escape of two dangerous inmates. A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman said one ... Read More

LINCOLN — The Catholic Church in Nebraska has stepped up efforts to convince voters to reject the death penalty. The state’s three bishops and the Nebraska Catholic Conference have joined the Catholic Mobilizing Network Nebraska to o... Read More

FALLS CITY - In the final game of the regular season and with a district championship on the line, the Syracuse Rockets held on to defeat the Falls City Tigers by a score of 19-16 at Jug Brown Stadium. In a back and forth contest, big plays by th... Read More

NEHAWKA, Nebraska — James Perez liked to say that his daughter Elli had her mother’s brains and his athletic ability. That memory brought a slight smile to his face as he struggled to cope with Elli’s death and that of five others,... Read More

OMAHA - The Pioneers fell to Omaha Gross on Friday night 35-14 to close out their 2016 campaign. In what essentially amounted to the district championship game, the Pioneers effort fell flat. Gross got off to a 14-0 lead, thanks to a risky onside ... Read More

COLUMBUS -  Public works personnel polished their snow removal skills in preparation for winter season. More than 30 public works staff from Columbus and the surrounding communities participated in a training exercise at Ag Park on Friday morn... Read More