Will We Have a White Christmas? Best Chance is Thursday

OMAHA - Are we going to have a white Christmas? The best chance for that depends on how things turn out on Thursday. The National Weather Service says right now, there is an 80% chance fo measurabl... Read More

Gale Recognizes Schools That Honor Veterans

LINCOLN –More than 160 schools and school districts from across the state are being honored by Secretary of State John Gale for hosting programs for military veterans in their communities. Each one has been mailed a certificate of recognition fo... Read More

Sheriff Reports I Road Collision

NEBRASKA CITY - The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports an injury accident at the old Highway 2 intersection with south 60th Road west of Nebraska City. Sandra Sterling, 69, of Nebraska City was driving her 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier westbound on ... Read More

Iowa Deputies Report Fremont County Arrests

SIDNEY - Fremont County sheriff’s deputies arrested Joseph Haughton, 23, of Hamburg on Thursday for suspicion of violating a no contact order and robbery. Deputies say Haughton has been on the run from law enforcement since a Nov. 21 incident in... Read More

Former worker at Glenwood facility convicted of abusing autistic man

GLENWOOD (AP) — The first of six former Glenwood State Resource Center workers charged with mistreating facility residents has been convicted of abusing a severely autistic man. Kayla Stevenson, 24, was convicted Tuesday in Mills Count... Read More

Auburn Pursuing Workforce Housing Grant

AUBURN - While the Auburn City Council continues its programs to remedy substandard houses, the city’s development council is working toward a citywide housing study. Councilwoman Katy Billings said Monday the ADC is applying for a workforce dev... Read More

Sheriff Looking For

FALLS CITY – The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for persons of interest regarding its investigation of a burglary at Wild Bill’s Restaurant and Bar in Rulo on Dec. 9. The sheriff’s office is looking for Cara Cavaness, 27, an... Read More

Judge Orders Probation In Assault, Possession Cases

NEBRASKA CITY - A District Court judge in Otoe County has ordered probation for possession and assault convictions. Marcellus Fuller, 21, of Lincoln was sentenced to 36 months probation for domestic assault of a pregnant woman. He was arrested ... Read More

Attorneys Say Jailhouse Informants Unreliable For Search Warrant

NEBRASKA CITY - Defense attorney’s for four suspects told a district judge Tuesday that a search warrant for a Nebraska City house was invalid because the investigating officer failed to tell the county judge that all of the informants were in jail... Read More

Auburn Implementing Dogs University, Dogs Academy

AUBURN - Auburn is soon starting a Dogs Academy for the elementary school and Dogs University for the high school. Program directors Megan Cochran and Kaitlyn Tennant asked the Auburn School Board for approval to implement the tuition-based progra... Read More

Councilman Decries

AUBURN - The Auburn Planning Commission is asking the city council to consider amending its medium-density residential zone to include real estate offices. The city earlier sent a letter to the a real estate office, which recently opened at 602 P ... Read More