Unadilla Man Charged For Four Marijuana Plants

NEBRASKA CITY – A Unadilla man is charged with a marijuana grow operation and possession of marijuana with a tax stamp. Sheriff deputies arrested 32-year-old Jeremy Talbot Wednesday after the sea... Read More

Three-Vehicle Collision On Highway 75 Near Auburn

AUBURN – Two people were taken to the hospital after a three-car collision on Highway 75 north of Auburn. The Nemaha County Sheriff's Office reports that a Chevy Cobalt driven by Cody Humm of Johnson had stopped in the northbound lane attempting t... Read More

Police Chief Says Copper Thieves Are Active Again

NEBRASKA CITY – Police arrested a Nebraska City woman Wednesday morning and Police Chief Dave Lacy says it’s apparent that copper thieves are active again in this area. Police have taken several theft reports from local plumbing businesses reg... Read More

Community Medical Center Plans Turkey Trot

FALLS CITY – Community Medical Center in Falls City is scheduling a team turkey trot to benefit the hospital foundation, the Little Food Pantry and Southeast Nebraska Community Action. The 1 mile and 5 K trots will leave the medical center on Ba... Read More

Auburn's Christmas Opening Set For Thursday

AUBURN –Auburn’s annual Christmas opening is scheduled Thursday, Nov. 15. The Christmas kickoff begins at 5:30 p.m. with the Union Bank & Trust tree lighting and carolers. Items are being collected for the St. Nicholas toy drive, Projec... Read More

Nehawka Woman Injured In Highway 50 Crash

A vehicle driven by 70-year-old Diane Johnson of Omaha collided with a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Beth Nutzman of Nehawka. Airbags deployed in both vehicles. Johnson was transported to Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. The sheriff says Johnson... Read More

Arkansas Man Arrested on Meth Charge

SIDNEY – Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports a narcotics arrested Sunday evening. A county K9 unit stopped a 2008 Nissan for a traffic violation and arrested 36-year-old Robert Jerrod Castleman of Pocahontas, Ark. Castleman is suspe... Read More

Mother, two sons wounded in family fight involving knives and a hammer

A 69-year-old woman and her two sons, ages 44 and 38, were flown by medical helicopter to Nebraska Medical Center on Sunday after a fight that involved knives and a hammer at their Red Oak, Iowa, home, police there said. One of the sons,... Read More

Write-In Candidates Wins Seat On Syracuse City Council

NEBRASKA CITY-  Write-in candidate Jerry Werner was the leading vote-getter in the general election for Syracuse City Council. Werner, who had a Facebook campaign as a write-in, led all candidates with 516 votes. Werner is former school board ... Read More

Sheriff Posts Wanted Poster After Phone Threat

FALLS CITY – The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office has posted a wanted poster for 23-year-old Phillip Doerr of Verdon. Doerr is accused of threatening a purchaser following a sheriff’s sale. A man told investigators that he received a threa... Read More

Girl Testifies Against Nebraska City Preacher At Evidence Hearing

NEBRASKA CITY – Otoe County Attorney David Partsch called a girl to testify Friday against a Nebraska City preacher charged with nine counts, including sexual assault of a child in 2016. The girl is not an alleged victim in the current case, but... Read More