County Places Weight Limits on OPPD Road

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County commissioners agreed Tuesday to restrict truck and semi-trailer traffic on the paved road between the Omaha Public Power District power plant and Highway 75. Commissione... Read More

AUBURN – Carbon Nanofibers are a thing of the future, and on an Auburn student’s mind. As a fifth grader at Calvert Elementary, Sharvil Kaware was doing research and found that millions of older people face slip and falls every year.  Sharvil... Read More

BEATRICE - Prairie Gold Homes has already graduated one class of inmates through their construction program in Beatrice that is currently building a home at 1923 Ella Street, the second set of students has been on the job just over a month. 21-yea... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The first annual "Arbor Town Throw Down" 3 on 3 basketball tournament occurred on Saturday in Nebraska City. The morning started with some dark clouds and a scattered thunderstorm, but when it was time for tip off, despite a few linge... Read More

SIDNEY - The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Roberta Lee Hovey, 62, of Omaha and Rebecca Ann Cook, 59, of Centerville, Texas, for suspicion of financially exploiting a resident of the Ambassador in Sidney. The sheriff’s o... Read More

At least four people were injured and several houses were damaged in an explosion that destroyed a house Monday afternoon near 65th and Sprague Streets. The explosion was reported around 12:15 p.m. Two injured people have been t... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - A Nebraska City woman was taken to the hospital and later jailed following a traffic accident near Fourth Corso and Steinhart Park Road on Friday. Investigators say a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Joyce E. Culp, 56, of Nebraska C... Read More

BEATRICE - The Beatrice Police Department added a four legged officer, Toro, to the group in October and Monday afternoon the K9 unit added a car fully equip to fit the dog's needs. This car will be a fully functioning police car. Officer Chisano say... Read More

SYRACUSE - The 143rd Otoe County Fair is scheduled at the fairgrounds in Syracuse July 28-31. Events include the veterans parade at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, and grand parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. The Farmer Olympics is back for a ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man and woman from Columbus were ejected from a motorcycle after attempting to pass a semi on Highway 30. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl says 47-year-old Delbert Bowen and 41-year-old Karen Bowen were riding on a motorcycle eastb... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH, NE - Nebraska state dual wrestling champions. Runner-up at the Nebraska School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships. Two individual state champions. Eight state medals. That is the resume of the 2016 Nebraska Wrestling Co... Read More