Tornadoes target Fremont County

Fremont County, Iowa, was at the heart of one of the most widely seen and videoed tornadoes Tuesday afternoon. The roofs of two houses outside of Farragut, north of Highway 2, were ripped... Read More

Feds Approve Crucial Step in 33-Mile Water Pipeline Through Southeast Nebraska

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A company seeking to build a 33-mile water pipeline beginning near Elk Creek and ending in the Missouri River, has received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers for an important permit. Colorado-based NioCorp is planning ... Read More

Nemaha County Seeks Dry Basement For Wellness Center

AUBURN - Nemaha County Commissioner Marvin Bohling said Wednesday the county is committed to solving water issues at the mult-plex building in Auburn that houses the Nemaha County Wellness Center and the federal emergency management headquarters. ... Read More

Brownville Concert Strives For Meditation On Soldiers' Worldview

Patriotism in Brownville will go beyond the Freedom Day Celebration on July 4. July 4th events include a Freedom Run, strut your mutt dog show, 10 a.m. parade, Marty Mincer on ragtime piano, dinner cruise on the Belle of Brownville and fireworks. ... Read More

Eastern Nebraska, Southwest Iowa Could See Severe Storms Today

Omaha/Valley – National Weather Service officials say plentiful low-level moisture combined with daytime heating and a deep layer shear will create an enhanced risk for severe storms today (Wednesday). Thunderstorm activity is expected to fire alon... Read More

Falls City Woman Found Guilty of Meth Possession

FALLS CITY - A Falls City woman had one of her drug charges dropped in exchange for a no contest plea. 32-year-old Paige Frederick was originally charged with two counts of a controlled substance but reached a plea deal with the county's attorney'... Read More

Parriott Sentenced For Project Response Thefts

AUBURN - Nemaha County Judge Curtis Maschman sentenced the former director of Project Response to 24 months probation, including 21 days in county jail, and fines of $1,000 on each of three theft counts in May of 2015. A review of Project Response... Read More

Fire Destroys Machine Shed On Farm South of Avoca

AVOCA - Fire destroyed a garage and its contents owned by Stephanie Petersen south of Avoca Tuesday afternoon. 18-year-old Sierra Petersen was first to see the fire and alerted friend Jamie Peniska. She dialed 911 and while Peniska used a fire ... Read More

Falls City Man Found Guilty of Meth Possession

FALLS CITY - A Falls City man reached a plea deal Tuesday that found him guilty of meth possession. 46-year-old Darren Tracy of Falls City plead no contest to possession of meth in lieu of the prosecution dropping charges of forgery. Tracy was ... Read More

Falls City Woman Reaches Plea Agreement, Found Guilty of Child Abuse

FALLS CITY - A Falls City woman was found guilty of child abuse on Tuesday after reaching a plea agreement with prosecution. 20-year-old Anisa Carter of Falls City received the guilty verdict from Judge Julie Smith after pleading no contest in Ri... Read More

The Fourth of July is a week away. Here are tips for staying safe around fireworks

In just an instant, fireworks can cause injuries ranging from minor burns to life-altering losses of eyes, fingers or even limbs. But a long list of do’s and don’ts can help people young and old avoid such injuries, Dr. Jessica Summers, medica... Read More