Nebraska Nursing Homes Can't Make Payroll; Placed in Receivership

UNDATED - Twenty-one nursing homes around Nebraska are now under state control after their owner couldn't make payroll. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said Friday that a Lanca... Read More

Tractor Safety Training for Teen Farm/Ranch Workers

GENEVA - Training and certification will soon be provided to 14 and 15-year-olds from the Nebraska Extension.  Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from using specific equipment on a farm unless parents or legal guardians own the farm... Read More

Nebraska City's Borchers-Williams nets gold at state speech

KEARNEY - A Nebraska City speech team member is bringing home gold from the 2018 Nebraska School Activities Association State Speech Championships. Oliver Borchers-Williams finished at the top of the Class B extemporaneous speaking category at the... Read More

Chamber Challenge Boosts Donations To St. Jude Kids

NEBRASKA CITY – The “Spare Change Challenge” between Chamber of Commerce offices  in Falls City and Auburn has resulted in a 2,600 percent increase in the cities’ donations to St. Jude kids. Tonia Greiner of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce... Read More

Short-term legislative incumbent faces 2 challengers in Cass and southern Sarpy County

After a little more than a year as a state senator, Rob Clements is making his first run for public office. Clements was an unexpected choice by Gov. Pete Ricketts to represent Cass County and part of Sarpy County. The banker, who serves... Read More

Hospital Administrator Resigns From CHI Health St. Mary's

NEBRASKA CITY - Dan Kelly has resigned as president of CHI Health St. Mary’s. A hospital press release says Kelly has served Nebraska City and the surrounding communities well for the last 20 years. His last day with St. Mary’s will be May 18.... Read More

B103 Launches River Country Cares St. Jude Kids Radiothon

NEBRASKA CITY – B103 (KBIE-FM) launched its fourth annual two-day River Country Cares St. Jude Kids Radiothon Thursday morning hoping to exceed $85,000 in four years. The radiothon features stories related to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospi... Read More

Foley Says 'Zeal For Abortion' Behind Budget Filibuster

LINCOLN - Lt. Gov. Mike Foley is asking Nebraska citizens to contact their state senators regarding what he calls an unprecedented move to kill a budget bill in order to support the flow of public dollars for abortion. The state’s budget bill st... Read More

Hamburg Woman Accused Of Delivery To  Minor

SIDNEY – A Hamburg woman is being accused of delivering a controlled substance to a minor. Sheriff Kevin Aistrope says deputies arrested 26-year-old Courtney Bartles in the early morning hours on Thursday. Deputies made the arrest on a warran... Read More

Teen arrested, accused of making threats at southwest Iowa school

A 14-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting threat at Sidney High School in southwest Iowa. According to Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope, the school called the Sheriff's Office about a threat made at the school by the t... Read More

NPPD Urges Safety Around Downed Power Lines Amidst Severe Weather Season

COLUMBUS - NPPD is urging safety around downed power lines as severe weather season approaches. Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 25th-30th and NPPD is hoping residents will prepare for the possible dangers of downed power lines during this t... Read More