Salem Woman Says Liming Acted In Her Defense

FALLS CITY – A Salem woman says 45-year-old James Liming was acting in her defense when he confronted men at her residence and fired shots into their vehicle. Sheriff deputies arrested Liming aft... Read More

Indian Cave State Park to Host Annual Campfire Christmas in July

LINCOLN, Neb. – Bring the family to Indian Cave State Park on July 27-28 for the Fifth Annual Campfire Christmas in July. Activities will include a campground decorating contest, craft fair, appearance by Santa Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, food... Read More

Fischer Announces Staff Local Office Hours For Nemaha and Otoe Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) announced Tuesday her staff will hold local office hours in Nemaha and Otoe Counties on Tuesday, July 24. These office hours serve as a convenient opportunity for constituents to meet personally... Read More

Auburn man taken to hospital after motorcycle crash

AUBURN - An Auburn man was taken to the Nemaha County Hospital Tuesday afternoon after a motorcycle crash southeast of Auburn. The man, who was riding alone, was talking with rescue crews as they arrived on scene at the paved intersection of 728 R... Read More

Peru State named third on list of best affordable small colleges

PERU - Best Affordable Colleges has named Peru State College third best in the nation on a list of “Best Affordable Small Colleges.” BestAffordableColleges.org writes, “Sometimes called the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” Peru State College c... Read More

NioCorp Reports Water Line To Missouri River Not Needed

CENTENNIAL, Colo.  – NioCorp announced today that a water line from its Elk Creek mining operation to the Missouri River is no longer needed. The company’s engineering consultant, Nordmin, reports that a 2017 report over-estimated the amount ... Read More

Helicopter crashes south of Rulo

RULO --No injuries were reported after a small helicopter crashed last night in extreme southeast Nebraska. Shortly after 9:00 p.m., Richardson County sheriff's deputies and state troopers responded to the scene just south of Rulo and one mile nor... Read More

Auburn Council Untethers $10,000 Housing Grant

AUBURN – In a series of mixed votes and mayoral tie-breakers Monday, the Auburn City Council appeared to expand its grant program for new houses to include rehabilitation. Mayor Scott Kudrna said the city began offering $10,000 to anyone who wou... Read More

Health Alert Issued for Toxic Blue-Green Algae

HUMBOLDT, LEIGH --- Swimming areas at two different lakes in Nebraska will be closed for at least two weeks due to toxic algae. The state has issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae for Kirkman's Cove in Richardson County, and Maple Creek... Read More

Take Back Our Community Meets With Falls City Council

FALLS CITY – Bob Witt and Stan Coupe of the newly-formed Take Back Our Community group addressed the Falls City City Council July 2. Witt commended the police department for its National Night Out events planned Aug. 8 at Stanton Lake and asked ... Read More

Hoffman Defends Falls City Residents' Burn Ordinance

FALLS CITY – Steve Hoffman made a plea Monday before the Falls City council in favor of residential burning. Hoffman called the current ordinance that allows burning two days per week reasonable and contested the idea that no one is complying wi... Read More