Lourdes is overall runner-up at Nebraska State Final Academic Decathlon

Elkhorn Mount Michael won the overall state champion title last weekend at the Nebraska State Final Academic Decathlon. The win marked the first time that a large school division didn’t win the o... Read More


A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 p.m. Friday night for Cass, Lancaster and Sarpy Counties in southeast Nebraska, and Mills County in southwest Iowa, including the towns of Plattsmouth, Weeping Water and Glenwood. A mixture of free... Read More

SENCA Plans Community Assessment Town Hall Meeting

AUBURN – Southeast Nebraska Community Action has scheduled a community assessment town hall meeting in Auburn. Sasha Rightsell of SENCA said the focus of the town hall will be the community assessment for Cass, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and ... Read More

Bench Warrants Lead To Meth Arrest Near Nebraska City Bar

NEBRASKA CITY - A Nebraska City man wanted for failure to appear in court in Lancaster County is facing a allegations of possession of methamphetamine in Nebraska City. Police report the arrest of Heath Meek, 30, shortly after midnight today. Two ... Read More

Police Report Second Attack On Nebraska City Woman

NEBRASKA CITY - A Nebraska City man facing trial in May on charges of choking and biting his wife, was taken into protective custody Wednesday after police say they witnessed another assault at their Fifth Corso residence. An arrest affidavit says... Read More

Fire Destroys Tractor near Union

UNION - A broken oil line caused a Union man to lose his favorite tractor on Wednesday. Around 3 p.m. a green 1976 John Deere tractor caught fire at a farm on Goose Hill Rd. three miles southeast of Union. Owner of the tractor Jim Johnson, say... Read More

Old Man Winter Hasn't Gone Anywhere

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - It was too good to be true. The region's streak of 60 and 70 degree days appears to be ending. The National Weather Service office in Valley forecasts a high Thursday in the mid-50's, before dropping to the upper 30's for Frida... Read More

Three People Injured in School Bus Crash near Sidney, IA School

SIDNEY, IA - A head-on collision involving a school bus and a pick-up truck near the Sidney, IA Junior-Senior High School has sent three people to the hospital. According to the Iowa State Patrol, around 8:17 a.m. a 2003 Chevy Silverado was d... Read More

Sidney, Iowa native waving pellet gun killed by Maine cop

A Sidney, Iowa native was shot and killed by police in Portland, Maine over the weekend, according to Portland police and a Shenandoah, Iowa, newspaper. Police identified the man who was fatally shot as 22-year-old Chance David Baker of ... Read More

Red Oak High School student arrested for alleged threats against staff member

A Red Oak High School student was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making threats against a staff member. The Red Oak Police Department said officers were called to the school at 11 a.m. The student was arrested on suspicion of first-degree hara... Read More

Plattsmouth's Streak of Medalists at the Elkhorn Band Olympics Reaches Eight-Straight Years

ELKHORN, NE - The Plattsmouth High School band picked up five medals at the Elkhorn Band Olympics at Elkhorn South on Saturday, continuing a streak of eight years where the Blue Devils secure at least one medal. Brendan Simoens earned second place... Read More