Motorcylists Hit the Road in 6th Annual 'Ridin With Risor'

WINSIDE — For those close to Matthew Risor, riding motorcycle is a way to remember him. “Running out of gas. All the time”. Risor died in a motorcycle accident in March of 2012 at the age... Read More

Tax Reform Meeting Scheduled at Auburn

AUBURN - An Auburn High School graduate, who started the business Nebraska School Finance Strategies, is inviting concerned property owners of Nemaha County to a tax reform presentation at the 4-H Building in Auburn at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3. ... Read More

Man Accused Of Attack On Deputy Released On A $1 Bond

TECUMSEH - A Johnson County judge released a Tecumseh man on a $1 personal recognizance bond despite allegations that he twice punched a sheriff’s deputy in the face and head. The sheriff’s deputy told Judge Steven Timm that he was dispatched ... Read More

Tecumseh Man Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Child

TECUMSEH - A 31-year-old Tecumseh man is scheduled for an Aug. 9 arraignment on a charge of sexual assault of a child. Online court records say Aden Rodriguez was arrested for suspicion of assaulting the 11-year-old daughter of his live-in girlfri... Read More

Deputies Say Revoked Drivers Found With Meth

TECUMSEH - Johnson County deputies made two methamphetamine arrests after recognizing drivers with revoked licenses. Court records say sheriff deputies were outside their patrol cars at the Casey’s parking lot in Tecumseh on July 14, when a woma... Read More

Stothert on Future Gov's Race: 'Never Say Never'

Omaha, NE—Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert won’t say no to a possible run for governor someday. Speaking with News Channel Nebraska this week, Stothert—a Republican— said she is not interested in serving in the US House or Senate, but would “ne... Read More

Valentino's sells out of $6 anniversary pizza special before dinner

Valentino’s is used to making lots of pizzas, but stores were overwhelmed by the record-breaking response to a promotion celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Nebraska restaurant chain on Wednesday offered jumbo hamburger or cheese pizzas for $6... Read More

Plastic Surgeon Operates on the Bald Bald Eagle Found South of Syracuse this Spring

Dr. Coleen Stice usually performs surgery on humans, but this week she had an entirely different type of patient — a bald eagle. Stice, an Omaha plastic and reconstructive surgeon, lent her skills to help the injured bird, found this spring wit... Read More

Vonderschmidt to be Laid to Rest Saturday

RULO, Neb. - Easton Vonderschmidt was a three-sport athlete (football, basketball and track) at Falls City Sacred Heart High School. He made the school's honor roll every year since the seventh grade. His classmates elected him as the Class Treasurer... Read More

Sheriff Gress Switches Parties After 35 Years On Democratic Ticket

NEBRASKA CITY - After serving 35 years as a Democrat, Otoe County Sheriff Jim Gress has switched party affiliation to Republican. The longest serving sheriff in Otoe County history, Gress said he has long ties with the Democratic Party. Gress... Read More

Stothert Budget: No New Taxes, No Tax Cuts

Omaha, NE—Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert isn't raising taxes next year and she isn't cutting them either. At the same time the city's 2018 restaurant tax is expected to bring in an additional $2 million—up to $33 million—a seven per cent jump ov... Read More