Otoe County Board Appoints Smallfoot To Assessor's Post

NEBRASKA CITY – The Otoe County Board appointed Christie Smallfoot as Otoe County assessor effective Jan. 1. Smallfoot, a deputy assessor for nine years, said former Assessor Therese Gruber prepa... Read More

Watermeier Wants 10 Times More Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN -- State Sen. Dan Watermeier remarked on his proposal for $10 in property tax relief for every $1 in income tax relief in his weekly legislative update. He said tax cuts are proposed despite the lastest projection of a $173 million revenue... Read More

Couple Plunges Off Highway 2 During Today's Winter Storm

NEBRASKA CITY - A couple in a pickup truck hauling a Utah storage trailer escaped injury Thursday afternoon after they plunged off of a snow-covered Highway 2 west of Nebraska City. Norvin Kemp, 60, of Riverton, Utah, was westbound when the truck ... Read More

Snow Covering Frozen Mist As Temps Drop 37 degrees

Light snow is covering frozen mist and fog around River Country, where a temperature drop of 35 degrees is reported over the past 17 hours. Plattsmouth reports 14 degrees this morning and light snow. Snow began at 3 a.m. Nebraska City reports l... Read More

Ice and snow make for hazardous commute Thursday

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. - A light snow began covering icy roads early Thursday morning, leading to hazardous travel conditions for the morning commute. All roads, sidewalks and surfaces across southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri ... Read More

Humboldt Man Sentenced For Meth Conspiracy

LINCOLN - The US Attorney's Office has reported the sentencing of a Humboldt man for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Timothy John Kuker, 43, was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to serve five years of supervised release foll... Read More

Weather Expert: 'Bottom Drops Out' Wednesday Night

Valley, NE.—After one more day of near-spring like weather, the first major snowfall of 2018 is set to hit Nebraska. Brian Smith of the National Weather Service office in Valley (see video above) tells News Channel Nebraska that tomorrow (Wednes... Read More

NCN Exclusive: Democrats' Gov Hopeful Missed Votes, Criticizes Dems

Omaha, NE.—She’s billed as one of the most “authentic” Democrats around but Vanessa Ward’s own words and public records examined by News Channel Nebraska paint a different picture. The 64-year-old north Omahan, who has a neighborhood str... Read More

Auburn Chamber Reports Counterfeit $50

AUBURN – The Auburn Chamber of Commerce issued a warning Thursday regarding counterfeit bills. Chamber Director Tonia Greiner said her office has been notified that counterfeit money has been used at local businesses. She said a counterfeit $... Read More

Pink water in Peru harmless to residents

PERU, Neb. - The City of Peru's water was turned pink Thursday. Permanganate, used continually in the filtering process, got into the water because of a valve malfunction during a treatment on the filter in the city's water plant. If the water is ... Read More

Five fire departments battle blaze at Falls City restaurant in 17 degree weather

FALLS CITY, Neb. - Firefighters from five different stations battled a major blaze at Potrillos Mexican Restaurant in historic downtown Falls City Wednesday morning. Smoke could be seen from 15-20 miles away as fire crews used aerial  trucks fro... Read More