Greenhouse Highlights Auburn's Emerging Ag Education

AUBURN - Auburn Public Schools held a ribbon cutting Monday for a new greenhouse that highlights the district’s emerging agricultural education program. Ashton Bohling, who is leading the school... Read More

Over 200 Powdered At Northside Color Run

NEBRASKA CITY - Nearly 50 pounds of color awaited hundreds of runners at the Northside color run and carnival Friday night. Ahna Nelson of Parents in Education said the group has sponsored the carnival in the past, but this is the first year with ... Read More

NCN's Jon Kipper Receives Partner in Education Award

LINCOLN - By running the bureau in Falls City for News Channel Nebraska, Jon Kipper gets to develop relationships with all different areas of the town. On Friday, he was awarded for his dedicated effort to covering Falls City schools. Nominated b... Read More

Corrections Director

LINCOLN - Corrections Director Scott Frakes says department reforms are working despite nearly 10 years of under-funding and recent violent incidents in Nebraska prisons. "We know a lot of the violence is orchestrated by people that aren't actual... Read More

Falls City Kids Pick Up Trash as Part of Earth Day Celebration

FALLS CITY - Elementary students in Falls City have the chance to freshen up the local parks this week. All week long, kids from kindergarten to fifth grade, have gone to various parks throughout Falls City to clean up garbage. The effort is a... Read More

Trent Stutheit's Father Speaks:

DAWSON, NE - Four days after the death of his son, Mervin Stutheit had his mind on his granddaughter. "Trent had a two and a half year girl, and she's going to have to grow up without her daddy now," says Stutheit. 29-year-old Trent Stuthe... Read More

Husker coach Mike Riley names Tanner Lee as starting quarterback, praises Patrick O'Brien and Tristan Gebbia

LINCOLN — Junior Tanner Lee on Wednesday became Nebraska’s starting quarterback heading into the summer, but his journey to winning the job began shortly after he arrived from Tulane. Lee started two seasons for the Green Wave be... Read More

New Nebraska Supreme Court Judge credits hometown for his success

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - Honorable Jeffrey Funke hasn't forgotten where he's come from. In fact, he and his family still call Nebraska City "home." The youngest judge on Nebraska's Supreme Court was born and raised in Nebraska City and he told Rotar... Read More

Former Falls City Resident Murdered in Omaha, Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect

OMAHA - An Omaha man, formerly of Falls City, was shot and killed in Omaha on Easter Sunday. 29-year-old Trent C. Stutheit died of a gunshot wound at Creighton Medical Center on Sunday. Stutheit had been out with friends on Sunday, eventually endi... Read More

Otoe Man Trapped Overnight As Pickup Plunges Into Creek Bed

OTOE - Syracuse Fire and Rescue rescued 49-year-old Donald Meyer of Otoe Wednesday after an overnight accident left him trapped in his pickup truck. Sheriff’s deputies say a motorist noticed the Chevrolet pickup below the bridge on Road F where ... Read More

11th-graders get food for thought: ACT success can result in scholarships

If your high school junior sprints across the lawn or loads her pockets with energy bars Wednesday morning, here’s one possible explanation. It’s ACT day. Nearly 22,000 Nebraska public high school juniors will take the ACT Wednesday, free o... Read More