Palmyra Residents Help With Bank Robbery Investigation

PALMYRA - Otoe County sheriff’s deputies say Palmyra residents provided useful information to investigators after the Farmers and Merchants Bank was robbed shortly after opening on Saturday morning.... Read More

Neighbors Say Hope Cooperative Breaks Sex Offender Policy

PLATTSMOUTH - Administrators of Hope Cooperative Care at Plattsmouth say policies against sex and violent offenders remain , despite complaints of a 25-year-old with a mental disability that is included on the state sex offender registry. Three ne... Read More

Little-Known PSC to Rule on Well-Known KXL

Omaha, NE.— One of the state's biggest decisions of the year will come from one of its least known operations: the Nebraska Public Service Commission. The PSC is scheduled to rule on the future of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Monday at 10 ... Read More

Auburn Considers 76 Percent Payout In New Keno Contract

AUBURN - Auburn is considering a keno contract with C Blake of Lincoln that includes a 76 percent payout for winners. The city would grant Craig Blake exclusive rights to operate keno gaming in the city. In exchange, state government would receive... Read More

Design Presented For Nemaha County's Law Enforcement Addition

AUBURN – The design-build process for Nemaha County’s addition to its law enforcement center in Auburn brought both architect and builder together at Wednesday’s county board meeting. Choan Liewer of Prochaska & Associates presented comm... Read More

Johnson County Commissioners Consider Pay Raise

JOHNSON - Johnson County commissioners noted Tuesday that they earn as much as $10,000 less than their peers in neighboring counties and suggested seeking public input on possible pay raises. Johnson County commissioners earn $15,704 per year, ove... Read More

New Poll: Trump and Bacon Underwater in Omaha, Suburbs

Omaha, NE.—A new poll finds the GOP brand in and around Omaha  unpopular—numbers that arguably find Republican Congressman Don Bacon facing an uphill struggle going into next year's re-election. The poll, done by the left-leaning and sometime... Read More

Auburn Considers Administrator, Economic Developer Post

AUBURN - The Auburn City Council is exploring the idea of establishing an economic development and city administrator position. Mayor Scott Kudrna said the city is assessing whether there is a consensus in the city to pursue the administrative pos... Read More

Keystone XL Ruling Monday, Appeals Likely

Omaha, NE.—It's official. The Nebraska Public Service Commission will make its long awaited decision on the future of the TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Monday. The vote is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the PSC hearing room in Linc... Read More

More Moore Allegations, NE's on Capitol Hill Weigh-In

Omaha, Ne.—"If." If he's guilty or if the allegations are true—and another allegation surfaced today— against fellow Republican Roy Moore he should get out of the Alabama Senate race, Sen. Deb Fischer and Congressman Don Bacon tell News Chan... Read More

Region V Strives For Suicide Prevention Among Youth

NEBRASKA CITY – Sandy Morrissey, prevention director at Region V Systems, reminded Otoe County commissioners last month that suicide is Nebraska’s most preventable cause of death. She said Nebraska received a federal Garrett Lee Smith grant be... Read More