Winter Weather Advisories and Snow Emergencies Issued

_informq.push(); NEBRASKA -- Frigid temperatures and accumulating snow are coming to eastern and central Nebraska. The National Weather Service issued Winter Weather Advisories for all of Nebr... Read More

Nebraska's First Flu Report Of 2019 Shows High Activity

SYRACUSE, Neb – Nebraska’s first influenza report of 2019 places the state’s flu activity at a high level. The state has identified A(H3N2) as the predominant strain, but other strains have been confirmed and infection is considered to be wi... Read More

Cars Collided On Snow-Covered Highway 75

NEBRASKA CITY – The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports two injuries Jan. 11 on a snow-covered Highway 75 north of Nebraska City. A Chevrolet utility vehicle driven by Michelle Crook, 39, of Plattsmouth and a KIA compact utility driven by She... Read More

Plattsmouth store on Shopko's closing list as retailer files for bankruptcy protection

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores has filed for bankruptcy protection as it makes plans to close more stores. The retailer, based near Green Bay, says it will close 38 more stores. Eight Nebraska stores, h... Read More

DeFreece Named President Of CHI Health St. Mary's

NEBRASKA CITY - Dr. Dan DeFreece has accepted the position of president of CHI Health St. Mary’s in Nebraska City. A board certified family physician on the St. Mary’s medical staff and at Nebraska City Medical Clinic since 1996, Dr. DeFreece ha... Read More

Peru State organization hosting fundraiser for former student with ALS

PERU - Former Nebraska City resident Tesla Oldfield was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) and her former school is doing a fundraiser in her name. Phi Epsilon Kappa at Peru State College is hosting... Read More

Assault Suspect Faces New Charge Of Trespassing At Woman's Apartment

NEBRASKA CITY – A Nebraska City man accused of kicking a woman so hard he temporarily left the imprints of his shoe on her face has been arrested again on separate charges of criminal trespassing and possessing methamphetamine and a dangerous knife... Read More

Mellage Elected Chairman Of County Board

AUBURN – The Nemaha  County Board elected  Bryan Mellage as chairman and elected Mike Hall of Nemaha as vice chairman of the board for 2019. Mellage is a graduate of Auburn High School and has been a self-employed businessman in Nemaha County ... Read More

Crime Stoppers Offer Reward For Bike Store Vandal

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Crime Stoppers are seeking public assistance to solve vandalism at Thurman's Bike and Sport at 11th Street and Second Corso. A pellet or bb gun has been used to shoot and damage windows.   Police say the vandalism... Read More

Probation For Man Who Drank Alcohol On Work Release

AUBURN – A 26-year-old Nemaha man has been sentenced to 18 months probation for obstructing government operations. The charges arose after Steven Hickey was given work release on a separate seven-day jail sentence. He allegedly returned 45 minut... Read More

Nebraska Corrections Department reports decrease in turnover, but union questions numbers

LINCOLN — For the first time since 2010, staff turnover declined at state prisons in 2018, but Gov. Pete Ricketts and prison officials said more work needs to be done. “It’s not down where we want it to be, but we are making progre... Read More