Two students are injured when bottle of acid ruptures in UNL's Jorgensen Hall

Two male students were taken to a Lincoln hospital Thursday after a bottle of acid ruptured at a University of Nebraska-Lincoln research center. The two — 22 and 19 years of age — suffered inju... Read More

Lincoln woman makes swimming history in the Caribbean

A Lincoln woman made history as the first female to swim the St. Lucia channel. "I thought of quitting 100 times," said Molly Nance, "but i'm so glad I didn't because it really was worth it to make it to the finish". Nance made her dreams come ... Read More

Junior High Student Council Makes Donation to New Syracuse Hospital

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca Junior High Student Council presented a check worth $1,000 to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation on last week. “The kids (hosted a fundraiser) with postcards of items that family members and others co... Read More

Boil water notice lifted for Otoe County

NEBRASKA CITY - Residents in the Otoe County Rural Water Districts 1 and 2 can drink and use water without boiling it, according to Otoe County Rural Water Operator Ed Rowen. Rowen gave the "all-clear" at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday. The boil water notic... Read More

Probation Shifts Along With Otoe County Judges

NEBRASKA CITY – State probation is making changes to coincide with recent legislative action that moved Otoe County to the first judicial district. The county’s district court had previously been linked to Sarpy and Cass counties in District 2... Read More

UNL faculty member convicted of vandalizing NRA lobbyist's home with fake blood

A Nebraska woman was found guilty Monday of spraying fake blood on the steps of the Alexandria, Virginia, home of National Rifle Association lobbyist Chris Cox in January. Patricia Hill, a faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was ... Read More

Four juveniles injured while tubing on Lake Waconda in Cass County

Four juveniles were taken to an Omaha hospital after being injured while tubing Saturday on Lake Waconda in Cass County. The incident occurred about 5 p.m. when the four juveniles were riding on a large inner tube behind a powerboat ne... Read More

Omaha Performing Arts names Lourdes teacher its Outstanding Educator

NEBRASKA CITY - Lourdes Central Catholic educator Lesley Gould will be honored at the Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase on June 8 at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha. Gould was announced as the Outstanding Educator this week by the Omaha Pe... Read More

Peru State hosts sexual assault awareness walk

PERU - The "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®" talks about the old saying of "You can't really understand another person's experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes." The nationally recognized event is an opportunity for men, in particular, to r... Read More

Watermeier, Yoakum Advance For Public Service Commission

NEBRASKA CITY – Republicans have nominated State Sen. Dan Watermeier for a seat on the state Public Service Commission. In Tuesday’s primary, he outpaced his Republican opponents with 59 percent of the vote. He finished with 15,907 compared to... Read More

Work Expected On Bridge South Of Pawnee City

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Transportation expects work to begin on a bridge south of Pawnee City on June 4. Midwest Underground has the $989,000 contract for the bridge on Highway 65 south of the city. Project completion is slated by t... Read More