Three Beatrice Officers Awarded Meritorious Service Medals

BEATRICE – Three Beatrice Police Officers have been awarded meritorious service awards for their actions involving a person suffering mental health issues. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang awarde... Read More

A lauded, Grammy-winning Americana, rock and country singer-songwriter is coming back to Omaha. Rolling Stone called him “the last of a dying breed.” John Mayer said he’s “the best lyric writer of my generation.” GQ said he was... Read More

LINCOLN — One of the major co-sponsors of a tax relief petition drive has dropped out, but others involved said the defection won’t have much impact on the 35% Solution initiative. Doug Kagan of Omaha, the longtime head of Nebraska ... Read More

Faculty members, students and the public have a narrow window in which to submit nominations for the University of Nebraska presidential search committee. Nominations for members of the advisory committee should be submitted by the end of the work... Read More

Authorities say an Omaha man defrauded Medicare and Medicaid in a scheme involving recipients in Nebraska, Iowa and other states. A U.S. District Court complaint filed in Omaha this month says Nereus Sutko committed health care fraud that be... Read More

A woman from the Fremont area was killed in a Monday morning crash between Mead and Wahoo, the Saunders County sheriff said. The crash occurred about 6:50 a.m. on Nebraska Highway 92 at County Road 13, Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz said. Wit... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s best-known canoeing river is about to get a dose of national publicity. The Niobrara River is among 12 waterways in the nation commemorated on new U.S. postage stamps that will go on sale Tuesday. The ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City commissioners approved a $325,000 legal settlement with a former city clerk that claimed he was fired after casting doubt on the city’s handling of a public utilities account. The city will pay $23,087 for the mon... Read More

DILLER - The Diller Locker Company opened in November 2015, and has had a noticeable impact on the community. That impact will be even bigger now. On Monday, the meat processing company officially opened the Diller Locker Company's Processing Divi... Read More

Omaha, NE.—The folks out to recall Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert are regrouping today. As News Channel Nebraska reported earlier the recallers took out petitions Thursday, expecting a kick-off signature-seeking rally on Saturday. But the rally—... Read More

A semitrailer truck driver was critically injured Sunday when he tried to pass another semitrailer truck that was slowing in front of him on Interstate 80. The collision occurred about 8:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 about 30 miles northe... Read More