Hy-Vee recalls pasta salad after reported illnesses

Hy-Vee is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with salmonella, a press release from the company said Tuesday. According to the relea... Read More

Region V Celebrates Wednesday For One Millionth Bag

NEBRASKA CITY – Region V Services in Nebraska City has scheduled an open house on Wednesday to celebrate the manufacture of its one millionth bag. The public is invited to 808 Eighth Corso from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to see the famous tool bag. There... Read More

City Council Approves 'Sweet Summer Afternoon'

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City commissioners gave their approval for the Nebraska City Historical Society to share a “sweet summer afternoon” with the public on Aug. 4. Plans include music from Midnight Wanderers at the Nelson House and homemad... Read More

Police Use Drug Identification App In Teen's Arrest

NEBRASKA CITY – Police used an internet-based drug identification site during the arrest of a Nebraska City teen June 24. Police located a vehicle parked after-hours at Wildwood Park and say drug paraphernalia was visible inside. When the dri... Read More

State Troopers Arrest Three For DWI At Syracuse

NEBRASKA CITY – The Nebraska State Patrol made three arrests for driving under the influence near Syracuse Saturday and early Sunday morning. Troopers arrested a 20-year-old Syracuse man on Mohawk Street Saturday and a 22-year-old Syracuse man o... Read More

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 allowed to hold a press conference on the prison ground... Read More

Nemaha County Fair Parade Re-Scheduled Saturday

AUBURN - Theresa Shelton of the Nemaha County fair said a torrential downpour Friday afternoon forced the county fair parade to be re-scheduled. The fair parade will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. Photographed are 4-H exhibitors keeping flood water... Read More

Health Alert Issued for Holmes Lake; Alerts Continue at Kirkman’s Cove, Maple Creek Lake

The state of Nebraska has issued a new health alert for harmful algal blooms, also known as toxic blue-green algae, at Holmes Lake in Lincoln. Samples taken earlier this week at Holmes Lake were above the state’s health alert threshold of 20 par... Read More

Syracuse Reacts To Vandalism, Fire Station Cramping

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse City Council agreed Wednesday to install surveillance cameras for protection of park property and enforcement of tree pile rules. Syracuse Mayor KC  Ortiz told city council members Wednesday that the restrooms at Williams ... 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