Rieschick's attitude and work ethic has been contagious to Auburn basketball

AUBURN - If you have gotten the chance to watch Auburn senior Meg Rieschick play softball, basketball or even participate on the cheerleading squad, you know she's a competitor. At 5'5", she was on... Read More

Davidson Lists Veterans Van Among County Board Accomplishments

FALLS CITY - A seat on the Richardson County Board is open with incumbent Jim Davidson not seeking re-election. Davidson, who served 23 years in the Nebraska National Guard, said one of the highlights of his term in office was a new veterans van. ... Read More

Smith Gives Good Report On Tax Reform Mobile Office At Falls City

FALLS CITY – Congressman Adrian Smith told those attending a mobile office event in Falls City Tuesday that he has been pleasantly surprised by the response to recently-enacted federal tax reform. Smith: “Right out of the gate there’s been e... Read More

Oliver Not Seeking Re-Election As Falls City Mayor

FALLS CITY – Falls City’s current mayor Jerry Oliver has decided not to seek re-election, but there is still an incumbent on the ballot for the mayor’s race. Judy Murphy, an incumbent city councilwoman from the second ward, has filed for ele... Read More

Every player scores in Sacred Heart's first round win

NEBRASKA CITY - The Falls City Sacred Heart boys basketball team, ranked #1 in the latest News Channel Nebraska Class D2 rankings, jumped out to a 20-0 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 75-20 win over Cornerstone Christian on Tuesday night. ... Read More

Region takes its second icy punch in two days; latest round included thunder, snow pellets

A wide variety of winter weather, from snow and freezing drizzle to snow-ice pellets and thunder, moved into southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri early Tuesday. The crazy mix of precipitation was the latest punch in ... Read More

Sen. Fischer says background checks and proper reporting need to be better to help prevent mass shootings

NEBRASKA CITY - In the wake of the Feb. 14 massacre in Florida that killed 17 high school students and teachers, the nation is again focused on the question of gun control. Generally the regulation of semi-automatic rifles, such as the AR-15 allegedl... Read More

How hard did Husker fan apathy hit attendance at Nebraska home games? This hard

World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel’s Sunday piece on college football fan attendance is a must-read. Even Nebraska — sellout king — has to consider its entire presentation, from the time fans can come into Memorial Stadium until 30 minutes... Read More

Sen. Fischer Tours Nebraska City's Career Academy

NEBRASKA CITY – US Sen. Deb Fischer toured the Nebraska City Public School’s Career Academy Monday saying she was impressed with student enthusiasm and community accomplishment. Students were available on the tour to answer the senator’s que... Read More

Sheriff Places Giant Order For Girl Scout Cookies

PLATTSMOUTH – Cass County Sheriff Bill Brueggemann is big customer for Girl Scout cookies. Each year, the sheriff randomly selected an unsuspecting Girl Scout from Cass County and places a cookie order on behalf of inmates. This year, he call... Read More

3-year-old transplant recipient from Syracuse 'pays it forward' with random act of kindness

The Crane Coffee shop at 119th and Pacific Streets became host to a special kind of party on Saturday morning. Through a mouthful of muffin, 3-year-old Gwen Rohrig explained what brought her family to the Omaha coffee shop from their home in Syrac... Read More