River Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon Concludes With Joy

NEBRASKA CITY - Giving for the River Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon grew for the fourth year with a total announced Friday of $23,345. Lydia Chapman of St. Jude Children’s Research Hos... Read More

Second School Threat Reported At Sidney High School

SIDNEY - The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the second school threat in Sidney over the past 24 hours. Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said that deputies were notified Thursday of threats made at the high school. He said deputies determi... Read More

Mauk Provides Behind-The-Scenes Look At Economic Development

NEBRASKA CITY – Economic Developer Dan Mauk gave Rotarians Wednesday an inside look at how Nebraska City Area EDC responds to prospects that might be interested in an Otoe County location. A 20-year veteran of economic development, Mauk is worki... Read More

Sponsors Ask Farmers To Keep Discs Away From Levee Toe

PERCIVAL – Flood levee sponsors gathered in Percival Tuesday asking farmers to let  grass grow at least 15 feet from the sand-filled levees or risk losing federal help if the area is inundated by another catastrophic flood. Levee sponsors told ... Read More

Judge rejects defense's lack of evidence argument in missing Peru State College student, sends case to trial

LINCOLN — The first-degree murder charge against Joshua Keadle in the disappearance of a Peru State College student will advance to the trial stage after a judge rejected an argument to dismiss the case. Nemaha County Judge Curtis Masc... Read More

Former End Zone Demolished For 11th Street Growth

NEBRASKA CITY – Construction for Henry Motor’s expansion includes the demolition of the former End Zone and Sandy’s building near 702 S. 11th Street. The bar is remembered for shuffle board, Safe Ride Shuttle poker tournament, benefit partie... Read More

Falls City Hospital Joins Study To Improve Rural Heart Health

FALLS CITY - A Falls City hospital is teaming with a research university and community health workers to test a six-month program intended to reduce the risk for heart disease among rural Nebraskans. University of Nebraska Medical Center investi... Read More

Mayor Recognizes Champions In Basketball, Academic Decathlon

NEBRASKA CITY - Mayor Bryan Bequette recognized Lourdes' varsity basketball team for its third consecutive state championship and students' continued mastery of the academic decathlon with proclamations at Monday’s city council meeting. He intro... Read More

NC Pursues Grants For

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City commissioners agreed Monday to seek $350,000 in grant funds for three projects including sidewalk renovation, Sixth Street paving and a "fix and flip" housing program. Betsy Goodman of Southeast Nebraska Development D... Read More

Auburn Considers Contract For Economic Development Groundwork

AUBURN - The Auburn City Council is considering joining the Auburn Development Council in a contract for an economic developer. ADC Treasurer Kim Beger told the council in March that a professional economic developer can accomplish tasks for the c... Read More

After crash, 19-year-old fan from Red Oak nets chance to meet Husker volleyball players

More than two months after the car crash that changed Ashley Crouse’s life and after weeks of rehab, the Iowa teen traded in the walls of the hospital for a sand volleyball court. She visited last week with two Husker volleyball players, got a b... Read More