Parsons Credits President Trump For New Activity In Veterans Office

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County commissioners agreed Tuesday to ask Susan Baumann to expand her role to become the county’s full-time veterans service officer. Baumann, a former graduate of Nebraska ... Read More

Greenhouse Highlights Auburn's Emerging Ag Education

AUBURN - Auburn Public Schools held a ribbon cutting Monday for a new greenhouse that highlights the district’s emerging agricultural education program. Ashton Bohling, who is leading the school’s third year of FFA, said the greenhouse provide... Read More

Farmers Given Guideline Reminder before Levee Survey

FREMONT COUNTY, IA - With inspections coming this week, farmers with land next to a federal levee are being told to keep in line with government guidelines or risk losing funding. The Army Corps of Engineers are expected to be in Fremont County... Read More

K9 Unit Finds Bagged Marijuana In Traffic Stop

SIDNEY - Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports a marijuana arrest early Saturday morning. The Fremont County K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck north of Farragut and the sheriff says multiple bags of marijuana and paraphern... Read More

Pete Ricketts appoints 2 to fill judicial vacancies in Nebraska

Gov. Pete Ricketts on Friday announced appointments to fill two judicial vacancies on Nebraska district and county courts. The governor appointed Julie D. Smith, the Nebraska prison system’s general counsel, to the Auburn-based First J... Read More

Firefighters Extinguish Fire At Scenic Drive Home

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City Fire and Rescue extinguished a fire at the home of Patty Madsen, 1200 Scenic Dr., Saturday morning. Firefighters were dispatched at 6:23 a.m. on a report of fire in a basement laundry room. Fire Chief Alan Viox said ... Read More

NCN's Jon Kipper Receives Partner in Education Award

LINCOLN - By running the bureau in Falls City for News Channel Nebraska, Jon Kipper gets to develop relationships with all different areas of the town. On Friday, he was awarded for his dedicated effort to covering Falls City schools. Nominated b... Read More

Inmate serving life sentence for murder is charged in death of cellmate at Tecumseh State Prison

LINCOLN — A man serving life in prison for murder was charged Friday with killing his cellmate at the Tecumseh State Prison. Patrick Schroeder, 39, is accused of first-degree murder in the choking death of 22-year-old Terry Berry. ... Read More

Auburn Plans Open House For Greenhouse and Outreach Center

AUBURN - An open house is scheduled Monday for the new Greenhouse and Outreach Center at Auburn High School. A $220,000 grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust and $25,000 from the Nemaha NRD helped established the facility, which is expected to b... Read More

Corrections Director

LINCOLN - Corrections Director Scott Frakes says department reforms are working despite nearly 10 years of under-funding and recent violent incidents in Nebraska prisons. "We know a lot of the violence is orchestrated by people that aren't actual... Read More

Meth, Theft Charges Filed In Johnson County

TECUMSEH - Separate charges alleging methamphetamine and farm equipment  theft have been filed in Johnson County court. Online court records say Johnson County deputies arrested Mariann Flores, 41, of Tecumseh and placed her into a jail cell with... Read More