Armed Robbery Reported At Palmyra Bank

PALMYRA - The Otoe County Sheriff's Office reports an armed robbery at the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Palmyra at 9:13 a.m. on Saturday. Several Otoe County deputies and Nebraska State Troopers r... Read More

Neighbors Say Hope Cooperative Breaks Sex Offender Policy

PLATTSMOUTH - Administrators of Hope Cooperative Care at Plattsmouth say policies against sex and violent offenders remain , despite complaints of a 25-year-old with a mental disability that is included on the state sex offender registry. Three ne... Read More

Fremont County Reports Sentences For Drug, Burglary Offenses

SIDNEY – The Fremont County Attorney’s Office reports sentencings Wednesday in district court. Kenton Jarvis Schooling, 33, of Council Bluffs was sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison for possession of a controlled substance with intent to del... Read More

Auburn Considers 76 Percent Payout In New Keno Contract

AUBURN - Auburn is considering a keno contract with C Blake of Lincoln that includes a 76 percent payout for winners. The city would grant Craig Blake exclusive rights to operate keno gaming in the city. In exchange, state government would receive... Read More

Auburn Updating Its Housing Plan, Still Offers $10,000

AUBURN - The city of Auburn is applying for federal funds to help update its decade-old housing plan that includes $10,000 grants to anyone who will build. The city has budgeted $32,950 next year and the planning commission is asking the Nebraska... Read More

Ex-Plattsmouth resident is ordered to pay fine in late 1990s burglary

It was nearly 20 years coming, but a former Plattsmouth resident closed the book on his felony burglary charge in Cass County District Court. Mario DaSilva was sentenced to a $1,000 fine and court costs Monday after pleading no contest t... Read More

Hometown Comedian Booked To Benefit Johnson-Brock TeamMates

JOHNSON - KJ White Horse and Lunzmann Realty are hosting a famous Kansas City comedian on Dec. 2 to benefit the TeamMates mentoring program at Johnson-Brock. The 9 p.m. show features impromptu comedian Anna May Smith, the daughter of  a 1974 John... Read More

K9 Unit Finds Pistols, Meth In Late-Night Traffic Stop

SIDNEY - Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports a late-night arrest that has led to weapons and drug charges. The sheriff says 29-year-old Jordan Michael Nielsen of Rock Port, Mo., was stopped by the Fremont County K9 unit at 11 p.m. on Hig... Read More

Johnson County Commissioners Consider Pay Raise

JOHNSON - Johnson County commissioners noted Tuesday that they earn as much as $10,000 less than their peers in neighboring counties and suggested seeking public input on possible pay raises. Johnson County commissioners earn $15,704 per year, ove... Read More

Cooper Nuclear Station Reports 'Unusual Event'

AUBURN –  Nebraska Public Power District is reporting an  “unusual event” this morning after a maintenance crew discovered a hydrogen leak on the non-nuclear system. The leak was discovered in the main plant area at 11:18 a.m. and NPPD rep... Read More

Two Rear-End Collisions Start With Deer On Bay Road

PLATTSMOUTH - Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann reports two rear-end collisions that started with a deer on Bay Road north of Plattsmouth. Deputies responded along with Plattsmouth Fire and EMS at 5:51 p.m. Saturday to multiple accidents tha... Read More