Most people arrested in Cass County cockfighting ring convicted of misdemeanor in plea deals

Of the 32 people arrested after a cockfighting ring was busted in Cass County in November, 21 have taken misdemeanor plea deals. Cass County Attorney Colin Palm said Tuesday that he offered the d... Read More

Nebraska-born scientist, Peru State alum names virus in memory of wheelchair-bound dog

A scientist with Peru State College roots is doing something special to honor his wheelchair-using dog, who died last summer. As a graduate student at Colorado State University, Springfield native Joseph Fauver helped discover seven new kinds of m... Read More

Trump promised Midwest farmers year-round E15 fuel this summer. The government shutdown could put that in danger

COUNCIL BLUFFS — President Donald Trump chose the setting for his announcement in October of federal plans to allow 15 percent ethanol blends of gasoline year-round, picking this city on the borders of the top two ethanol-producing states. ... Read More

Snow, much colder conditions expected this weekend

It's too early to know for sure, but eastern Nebraska, western Iowa, northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas could see several inches of snow Friday and Friday night, a National Weather Service meteorologist said Monday. What's maybe jus... Read More

Officer Elections, Principal Resignation On Auburn Agenda

AUBURN – Election of officers and resignation of a principal are on the agenda for the Auburn School Board's meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14. The agenda includes the resignation of elementary school principal Jacquelyn Kelsay. In a letter to the... Read More

Snow not great for travel but perfect for play

The heavy, wet snow of this weekend’s storm caused some problems for travelers across southeastern Nebraska, but it was just right for the kids. As much as 14 inches of snow fell at Sterling, in southeast Nebraska's Johnson County. Lin... Read More

Madison Camden steps up in second half to lead Glenwood past St. Albert in MAC Shootout

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Glenwood girls basketball program has had its moments through the years, but it isn’t steeped in tradition. The Rams, however, broke into the state rankings this week at No. 14 in Class 4-A under first-year coach... Read More

Traveling near impossible as woman becomes stuck in Fremont County

Snow began falling Friday night across the region, dropping 12 inches in Hamburg, 11.8" in Hamburg and 9 inches in Nebraska City and Shenandoah. North winds are forecast to approach 10-14 MPH. Snow amounts were expected to be higher the farth... Read More

Huskers give wrestling captain title to teen who lost part of leg to cancer​; 'He needs that more than anything right now'

Harley Kessler started noticing an ache in his shins in the summer. But Kessler, and mom, chalked it up to shin splints or growing pains. He is 16 after all. They weren’t worried about a bump on his leg, half the size of a golf ball. Then,... Read More

NRD Releases Maps For Vacant Seat On Subdistrict 4

TECUMSEH – The Nemaha Natural Resources District Board is taking applications for a member representing subdistrict 4 in Nebraska City. The district includes most residents living east of 11th or 13th streets and residents south of Nebraska City... Read More

Supporters Rally On Behalf Of Auburn School Superintendent

_informq.push(); AUBURN – Over 150 parents, students and teachers turned out Wednesday in support of Auburn Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Reiman. The school board voted to suspend the superintendent with pay and immediately went into ... Read More