Dr. DeFreece Takes Lead Role At CHI Health St. Mary's

NEBRASKA CITY – After 22 years of family practice, Dr. Dan DeFreece is taking on a new leadership role for CHI Health St. Mary’s. DeFreece had been working in an administrative capacity for Phy... Read More

From stage fright to Miss USA: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers wins crown with big heart, hard work

Dee Summers remembers her daughter's first dance recital at age 3, when she was so shy didn't even want to walk onto the stage. Today you could say 23-year-old Sarah Rose Summers has gotten comfortable in front of a crowd. Representing Neb... Read More

Froeschl, Ractliffe Advance For Falls City City Council

FALLS CITY – The Richardson County election office released final results of the primary election. Lucas Froeschl and Kaylie Ractliffe will advance to the November general election to fill the seat vacated by Ward 2 councilwoman Judy Murphy. ... Read More

Safety should be a priority on Memorial Day weekend, Nebraska officials say

With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, Nebraska officials Monday offered familiar but important safety messages: Be mindful of the speed limit. Don't drive impaired or distracted. Don't forget to buckle your seat belt. With millions of moto... Read More

East Mills finishes second at state track. Not bad for only having one competitor

DES MOINES — Janette Schraft of East Mills nearly took the Class 1-A state championship trophy home all by her diminutive self. The affable junior was her school’s only competitor at the Iowa state meet, and on Saturday she won the 8... Read More

Syracuse wins first state track and field championship in 33 years on last race of weekend

OMAHA, Neb. - Junior thrower Meredith Clark was sitting in fourth place until her final throw in the girls Class B shot put at the 2018 Nebraska State School Activities Association State Track and Field Championships at Burke Stadium in Omaha. On ... Read More

Gas prices haven't been this high since 2014, and they may rise further

Gas prices have hit their highest levels since 2014 and will probably increase slightly over the next week or so, according to AAA Auto Club. Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Nebraska was $2.75, and in Iowa i... Read More

Final results from the Nebraska high school state track and field meet

OMAHA, Neb. - Here is everything you need to know for the 2018 Nebraska School Activities Association State Track and Field Championships at Burke Stadium in Omaha on Friday and Saturday. LIVE RESULTS Class A Girls Class A Boys Class B Girls ... Read More

Glenwood's Nate Kennedy cruises to 400-meter victory

DES MOINES — For Nate Kennedy, Lane 1 must have felt like foreign territory. The Glenwood star normally inhabits the middle lanes during track meets because they are reserved for those with the fastest times. On Thursday, it d... Read More

Omaha Performing Arts names Lourdes teacher its Outstanding Educator

NEBRASKA CITY - Lourdes Central Catholic educator Lesley Gould will be honored at the Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase on June 8 at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha. Gould was announced as the Outstanding Educator this week by the Omaha Pe... Read More

Auburn Recalls Kennedy As The Last Great Hope To Change The World

AUBURN – Auburn residents gathered at Legion Memorial Park May 10 to remember Robert Kennedy’s final 82-day campaign and what some call the “last great hope to change the world.” Mayor Scott Kudrna described the political and social atmosp... Read More