Elderly woman dies in Plattsmouth fire at senior living facility

One person died, another was injured and dozens of residents were displaced after a fire at a senior living apartment complex in Plattsmouth on Saturday night. An elderly woman was pronou... Read More

Nehawka Man Strikes Two Vehicles At Highway Intersection

AVOCA – One man was taken to a Lincoln hospital Friday after a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of highways 34 and 50 near Avoca. AVOCA – A LaVista man was taken to a Lincoln hospital Friday after a three-vehicle collision at the in... Read More

Kirsch Water Color Donated To Johnson County Museum

TECUMSEH – The Johnson County Historical is presenting a portrait by Nebraska artist Dwight Kirsch at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 4 in Tecumseh. Kirsch, who was born in Pawnee County in 1899, was a guest speaker of the Tecumseh Kiwanis Club in the early ... Read More

Chance of damaging winds and heavy rain - maybe hail - throughout the region late Thursday

OMAHA/VALLEY - Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible after 4 p.m. lasting into the evening in southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri. The primary threats are damaging winds and localized heavy rain, according to the Nation... Read More

Fire Damages Woodland Hills Home

PALMYRA - Firefighters were called to Woodland Hills Golf Course for a house fire at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. A house on Deer Haven Trail was damaged. County records say the house owned by Vergil Flodman was built in 1992. The 26-year-old house is... Read More

Omaha man found guilty in Cass County speedboat incident

An Omaha man has been fined $150 in Cass County Court after being found guilty of reckless or negligent driving of a speedboat during an incident in which four girls were injured. Steven Koller, 47, the boat driver who was ticketed, pleaded no con... Read More

Nebraska City Woman Helps Driver Escape Burning Car

NEBRASKA CITY – A Nebraska City woman helped  an injured driver climb from a burning vehicle after a Highway 75 rollover Wednesday night. Diana Branting said she saw only a faint, blinking light in the ditch alongside Highway 75, but felt compe... Read More

Students rejuvenating old tradition at Nebraska City High School

NEBRASKA CITY - It's been so long since Nebraska City High School has held a Homecoming Parade that current principal Brian Hoover, who began in his position in 1999, had no idea the school ever had one. Thanks to the students approaching school o... Read More

Riverview Marina State Recreation Area reopens after flooding

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Riverview Marina State Recreation Area (SRA), which is located along the Missouri River in Nebraska City, has reopened to the public. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission temporarily closed the SRA to public use after heavy rains ... Read More

Council Approves Study For Soccer Fields On Cemetery Land

NEBRASKA CITY – The Nebraska City City Council agreed Monday to pursue an engineer’s drawing to put soccer fields in the expansion acres west of Wyuka Cemetery. Parks Commissioner Patrick Wehling said it may be 70 years until the cemetery need... Read More

Two Injured In 11th Street Motorcycle Accident

NEBRASKA CITY – Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident in Nebraska City Friday evening. A Hyundai driven by Gracie Clowers of Nebraska City pulled into the path of Harley Davidson driven by 51-year-old Michael Adams. Adams suffered ... Read More