Commissioner Says Weed Inspections Can Victimize Farmers

TECUMSEH - Johnson County Commissioner Scotty Gottula told a state weed control officer Tuesday that he and other farmers have been victimized by relentless inspections and said the state may be holdi... Read More

Seven Taken To Trauma Units After Highway 75 Crashes

PLATTSMOUTH - Cass County officials responded to two Highway 75 accidents Saturday afternoon. A Plattsmouth Fire and Rescue crew was heading home after appearing in the AppleJack Parade, when they came upon an accident at intersection of Highway 7... Read More

Nebraska's Toughest Mile to be Held in Peru Before Bobcats Homecoming Game

PERU, Neb. - The Nebraska's Toughest Mile (NTM) competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28, in Peru, Nebraska.  The race, conducted by Peru State's cross country coach Katy Billings and her Bobcat cross country team, will start at 8:00 a.m. ... Read More

Inmate Sentenced for Setting Fires at Tecumseh Prison

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — An inmate accused of starting fires at a southeast Nebraska prison during a deadly riot has been sentenced to an additional 30 to 50 years behind bars. 26-year-old Justin Busch was found guilty of first-degree arson on Thursd... Read More

Dog Owners Ask Syracuse To Review Limit On Pets

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse City Council asked City Attorney Jerry Stilmock to draft an amendment to the city code after new residents complained about the city's  two-pet limit. John and Krista Voyles told the city council they are establishing resi... Read More

State Patrol Plans AppleJack Enforcement

LINCOLN  - The Nebraska State Patrol is planning a special enforcement in Otoe County this weekend. The enforcement, which is intended to reduce alcohol-related crashes and the potential for injuries or fatalities, will run from Sept. 15 to 17 i... Read More

Nebraska City Man Charged With Stabbing

NEBRASKA CITY - A 25-year-old Nebraska City man is scheduled for a court appearance Monday on accusations that he stabbed a man during a fight on Aug. 25. Trenton Spidell, who was released from Otoe County Jail in mid-July after serving a sentence... Read More

Looming Farm, School Finance Crisis Suggested At Tax Forum

NEBRASKA CITY - Participants at Tuesday’s Center for Rural Affairs tax forum in Nebraska City hinted at a looming crises for farm balance sheets and school funding, while urging state lawmakers to find lasting solutions. Nebraska City School Sup... Read More

David City Administrator, Who Broke his Neck in July, Returns to David City

DAVID CITY, Neb.  - After raising ten of thousands of dollars from family, friends and community members, the assistant principal of David City High School is returning to town. Chad Fuller, who broke his neck in July, headed to St. Joseph's Vill... Read More

Miss Chadron 2018 is Peru State Student Kaelia Nelson

CHADRON, Neb. - Peru State College junior Kaelia Nelson won the title of Miss Chadron 2018 at the Annual Miss Chadron and Outstanding Teen Pageant. Nelson, studying elementary education, K-12 special education and coaching at PSC, says, “I was b... Read More

Man And Boy Recovering From ATV Fire

SIDNEY - A Hamburg man and seven-year-old boy are recovering after they were caught in an ATV fire on Saturday. Fremont County sheriff's deputies were dispatched at 4:40 p.m. to a rural residence near Hamburg on 250th Avenue for a single ATV accid... Read More