Rain Cancels Calvert-Sheridan Days' Comeback

AUBURN – Rain forces cancellation of Auburn’s Calvert Sheridan Days. Up to two inches of rain that accompanied an early morning thunderstorm greeted the Red, White and Blue Scoot 5K lineup that... Read More

New Census Numbers Show Decreasing Populations in Most SE Nebraska Towns

The United States Census Bureau released figures this week that show decreasing populations in cities and villages throughout southeast Nebraska. The town of Peru took the biggest decrease in the area, as census numbers show a 9.5% population decr... Read More

Two Injured In Three-Car Crash On Steinhart Park Road

NEBRASKA CITY – Two injuries were reported Monday in a three-car crash near Fourth Corso and Steinhart Park Road. A 2006 Toyota Scion driven by Kyleigh Briley, 16, of Nebraska City entered the intersection, where there was a collision with a 199... Read More

Tecumseh Driver Arrested Twice In Eight Hours

NEBRASKA CITY - A Tecumseh woman has been arrested twice in less than eight hours after motorists reported dangerous driving on Highway 2. Otoe County sheriff’s deputies arrested Tara Fraka, 31, shortly after midnight Thursday after a deputy obs... Read More

Syracuse Methodists Set Groundbreaking For New Church

SYRACUSE - Pastor Gary Ganger will lead a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Syracuse United Methodist Church at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 4. A fire on Jan. 5, 2014, destroyed the previous building at the site near Sixth Street and Plum Street.... Read More

Prison Action Plan Targets 'Gangland' Mentality, Home-Made Alcohol

LINCOLN - Nebraska’s maximum security prison at Tecumseh is responding to a deadly uprising March 2 with contraband controls to decrease home-made alcohol and focus groups to address the perception of a “gangland” atmosphere. Director Scott ... Read More

Several Nebraska 150 Events Planned for Southeast Nebraska

As the state of Nebraska celebrates it's 150th birthday this year, many area communities are getting into the celebratory spirit as well. Peru State College, who is also celebrating their 150th anniversary, will host several events for the Nebrask... Read More

Falls City Police Still Investigating Concession Stand Break-In

FALLS CITY - Falls City Police are still seeking information on the break-in that took place last week at Dallas Jones Park. According to the FCPD, they received a call on May 15th at 8 a.m. about a theft at the concession stand in Dallas Jones Pa... Read More

Officials: Deadly Tecumseh prison disturbance began after large amount of homemade alcohol confiscated, accidental bump from officer

LINCOLN — A March 2 melee at the Tecumseh State Prison that left two inmates dead began in reaction to an accidental bump by a corrections officer and the confiscation of a large amount of homemade alcohol, state prison officials said Thursday.... Read More

NC Middle School Surveillance Leads To Drug Charges

NEBRASKA CITY - Police arrested a 19-year-old Iowa man on drug charges after he made contact with children at the Nebraska City Middle School Wednesday. An arrest affidavit says police were on the lookout for a red Chevrolet Blazer after reports o... Read More

Memorial Day Services Scheduled in River Country

Memorial Day services are scheduled in River Country on Monday, May 29 PLATTSMOUTH - Memorial Day ceremonies begin at 8:45 a.m. with a flag raising on the east end of the Plattsmouth Main Street. A presentation will follow at the Memorial Wall of ... Read More