Nearly Four Inches of Rain Leads to a Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Flash Flood Warning for southern Cass County and north central Otoe County  until 1:30 a.m. At 935 p.m., doppler radar indicated thunderstorms ... Read More

The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska, including the following areas: Fremont and Page Counties in southwest Iowa; Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe,... Read More

Talk about young, bright and driven youth among our local communities! Congressman Adrian Smith has announced the names of the Third District high school students who will serve on his Youth Advisory Council for the 2016-2017 academic school year. ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Southeast Community College President Paul Illich said a successful bond issue in the Nov. 8 general election would position the college to address two critical needs -- a lack of qualified workers in career and technical fields and a... Read More

NORFOLK - Police say a Fremont man is in jail after allegedly stealing money from a Norfolk man who wanted a tattoo. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Leslie Graber was arrested on Saturday. Police say they were called to a home ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - State Sen. Dan Watermeier’s legislative column says hundreds of unfilled vacancies on the department of corrections’ staff roster indicates that merely authorizing more jobs is the not the solution to understaffing issues. The ... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — More former Iowa inmates are returning to prison, according to new data, and corrections officials are still figuring out why. The Iowa Department of Corrections measures recidivism as the percent of offenders release... Read More

Moisture-laden thunderstorms that moved across the eastern half of the U.S. on Sunday caused localized flooding, including in parts of Nebraska and Iowa. Lowland flooding was reported at or near Syracuse, Unadilla and Tecumseh in Nebrask... Read More

  I want to recognize the dedicated employees at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for their service to the state. I have heard from many employees and I realize the difficult circumstances that they are working under, with hig... Read More

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska established an agreement this week in the longstanding conflict over water from the Republican River basin. After two years of monthly meetings, the Republican River Compact Administration signed t... Read More