Krist Reacts To Denial Of Press Conference At Tecumseh Prison

LINCOLN - The Krist for Governor Campaign has issued a formal public records request to the governor’s office and department of corrections trying to learn why the Democratic candidate was not allow... Read More

Trailer Load Of Apples Overturns In Highway Accident

PERCIVAL – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an injury accident involving a truck and semi-trailer and a car on Highway 2 east of Nebraska City Wednesday night. Witnesses said they could not find any occupants of the... Read More

Democratic Governor Candidate Calls For Dismissal of Nebraska Corrections Director

TECUMSEH – State Senator and Democratic Candidate for Governor, Bob Krist wants Governor Pete Ricketts to fire Nebraska Corrections Director, Scott Frakes. In a news conference outside the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution today, Krist sai... Read More

Deer Forces Motorcycle Off Of East Fourth Corso

NEBRASKA CITY – An Omaha man escaped injury, but his motorcycle was totaled in a crash after he swerved to miss a deer around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Police report that 38-year-old Richard Polak was driving his Harley Davidson Cruiser on East Fourth ... Read More

Floating playground like 'American Ninja Warrior' course opening soon at Louisville State Recreation Area

Plenty of Nebraska state parks and recreation areas have playgrounds, but soon kids and adults will get a chance to tackle one on the water. A floating playground that state officials announced last year will open within two weeks on a l... Read More

Indian Cave State Park to Host Annual Campfire Christmas in July

LINCOLN, Neb. – Bring the family to Indian Cave State Park on July 27-28 for the Fifth Annual Campfire Christmas in July. Activities will include a campground decorating contest, craft fair, appearance by Santa Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, food... Read More

Bicyclist Taken To Hospital After Third Corso Crash

NEBRASKA CITY - A Hispanic Nebraska City man was taken to CHI Health St. Mary's Tuesday afternoon after a collision at the bottom of the hill on Third Corso and 12th Street. A neighbor attended to the man, saying he was not speaking English, but h... Read More

Fischer Announces Staff Local Office Hours For Nemaha and Otoe Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) announced Tuesday her staff will hold local office hours in Nemaha and Otoe Counties on Tuesday, July 24. These office hours serve as a convenient opportunity for constituents to meet personally... Read More

Peru State named third on list of best affordable small colleges

PERU - Best Affordable Colleges has named Peru State College third best in the nation on a list of “Best Affordable Small Colleges.” BestAffordableColleges.org writes, “Sometimes called the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” Peru State College c... Read More

NioCorp Reports Water Line To Missouri River Not Needed

CENTENNIAL, Colo.  – NioCorp announced today that a water line from its Elk Creek mining operation to the Missouri River is no longer needed. The company’s engineering consultant, Nordmin, reports that a 2017 report over-estimated the amount ... Read More

Propane tank explodes inside car when Iowa woman lights a cigarette

An Iowa woman was burned when a propane tank exploded inside the car she was driving was listed in good condition Monday at a Lincoln hospital. Angela Thurman, 42, of Pacific Junction, is being treated in the burn unit at St. Elizabeth Regional Me... Read More