Polls Hit Fischer: Danger or Deja vu?

Omaha, NE.—Another day, another poll that finds Republican Sen. Deb Fischer struggling—but she's seen this movie before and liked the ending. News Channel Nebraska first reported a recent Morni... 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

Exclusive: Campaign Cash Shuffle Challenged

Omaha, Ne.—When it comes to issues Republican Dave Heineman and Democrat Jeremy Nordquist have little in common but when it comes to spreading their political wealth, well that's a different story. In the last two years Heineman doled out $7,000... Read More

Time Expiring For Landowners To Contest 'Rails-To-Trails'

NEBRASKA CITY -  Landowners along the 22-mile Steamboat Trace Trail from Nebraska City to Brownville are being notified of an opportunity to sue the federal government for permitting use of the land for non-railroad purposes. The federal case inv... Read More

Two Arrested for Smoking Pot with Child in Back Seat

COLUMBUS - A brother and sister were arrested, after their vehicle ran out of gas, and they allegedly smoked marijuana, with a 3-year-old child sitting in the back seat. An arrest affidavit says, Jaymes Kumm, 25, of Norfolk, and Jessica Ahrenholtz... Read More