Freaky Friday Parade Held On Saturday At Nemaha County Fair

AUBURN – The Nemaha County Fair’s Freaky Friday parade was held on Saturday after a rain delay. There were over 70 entries, including bands from Auburn and Johnson-Brock. Parade organizer Th... Read More

Tree Board, Ladder Truck Top Falls City Agenda

FALLS CITY – The Falls City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. July 16. The agenda includes plans to replace the fire department’s ladder truck, fireworks at an Oct. 18 wedding, Elks Club beer garden and lease of the senior center to ... Read More

Senior Legion Baseball Postseason Begins Friday

NEBRASKA CITY - Defending Class B runner-up Nebraska City will be the second-seed in this weekend's Area B2 Legion Baseball Tournament in Ashland. The Post 8 Seniors play #7 Lincoln Christian at 5 p.m. on Friday in the double-elimination bracket. ... Read More

Black and Hairy Pig Wins On Friday the 13th At Nemaha County Fair

AUBURN – Black and hairy wins on Friday the 13th at the Nemaha County Fair. A 278-pound pig shown by Trey Stutheit was named the grand champion market hog at the Nemaha County Fair Friday. Stutheit: “We bought him off of a sale. One of ... Read More

Johnson County Approves Drop Box For Courthouse Business

TECUMSEH – Doing business with the Johnson County courthouse will soon be convenient for citizens after hours. County Treasurer Nadine Beethe suggested establishing a drop box to receive registrations, payments or any courthouse paperwork. ... Read More

Nebraska City salvages split with Norfolk

NEBRASKA CITY - The Nebraska City and Norfolk Legion Baseball teams were each looking for more games to play before their respective area tournaments next Friday. With a little help from former Nebraska City assistant coach and current Northeast C... Read More

Sadie Hurdles To Victory At Fremont County Dog Show

SIDNEY – Summer Maher of Shenandoah showed Fremont County’s top dog on Thursday. The 18-month-old blue heeler and Australian shepherd mix named Sadie received purple in the obedience competition. Dogs were walked in a figure 8 and asked to sta... Read More

Nemaha County Fair Schedule: Parade Features Freaky Friday Theme

AUBURN – The Nemaha County Fair parade is scheduled on Friday the 13th with the theme of “Freaky Friday.” Theresa Shelton reports 74 entries for the parade starting at the courthouse square and going to within a block of the fairgrounds. ... Read More

Poultry Champion Prevails Over Cherry Pie Champ As 2018 Fair Queen

SIDNEY – Fremont County’s poultry showmanship champion prevailed over its cherry pie champion to  be named the Fremont County Fair Queen. Queen Kaylee Wright is pursuing a medical career, but told the audience gathered at the coronation Tuesd... Read More

Sheriff Pounds Invites Public, Elected Officials To TBOC Meeting

FALLS CITY – Richardson County Sheriff Don Pounds is inviting government officials and citizens to attend the next meeting of the Take Back Our Community movement. The group is scheduled to meet at Falls City High School at 7 p.m. on July 17. ... Read More

Crews Respond To Injury Crash Near Closed Viaduct

NEBRASKA CITY - Despite the closure of the Fourth Corso viaduct, the Sixth Street intersection remains a good place for motorist awareness. Nebraska City Fire and Rescue responded to the intersection Wednesday morning, where a Ford Focus driven by... Read More