Parents Say Auburn School Board Should Not Exclude Rodeo Athletes

AUBURN - The parents of a national high school rodeo competitor asked the Auburn School Board Monday to let him be recognized with the other athletes in his senior class. Lonnie and Paula Oestmann ... Read More

LINCOLN — One little piggie caused a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 on Friday; another little piggie apparently escaped. Steve Beal, the manager of Animal Control in Lincoln, said his officers were called twice on Friday afternoon to a ... Read More

DeWitt - Tim Garrison spent 24 hours on a bridge outside of DeWitt to raise money for flood victims whose homes were damaged last May. Spending time from 8 a.m. Saturday morning to 8 a.m. Sunday morning on January 30th and 31st, Garrison and DeWit... Read More

PAWNEE CITY - There were 187 reported power outages because of high winds in Pawnee County on Monday. The outages began at 6:27 a.m. and was all of them were restored by 2:15 p.m. An OPPD spokesperson said that the outages were due to the high win... Read More

FALLS CITY - Congressman Adrian Smith met with community members during a mobile office hosted by the Falls City Chamber of Commerce on Monday. This mobile office service allowed Third District constituents to meet directly with Congressman Smit... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Rural firefighters save the home of Nathan and Sarah Davis Monday after a wood stove caught a shed on fire. Nebraska City firefighters were dispatched at 11:39 a.m. to 959 N. 52nd Rd. and arrived to find fire throughout the wood ... Read More

HAMBURG - Out of 222 votes, the Hamburg Community School District has passed a special election in reference to property tax at a narrow 116-106 vote. With the successful vote on February 2nd, the school district can levy a tax upon all taxable ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – The investigation into a Sixth Corso accident on Saturday yielded an arrest for suspicion of  possession of methamphetamine. Police report a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Laura M. Gillespie, 37, of Sidney, Iowa,  struck a park... Read More

OMAHA - Scientists at the University of Nebraska Medical Center are reporting new evidence suggesting that HIV infection might be eliminated from the bodies of infected patients. An international team of scientists - among them Dean of the Univers... Read More

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening for all of southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri. Strong northwest winds will continue through this  afternoon before diminishing by early evening. Northwest winds of 2... Read More

FRIEND - Sacred Heart and Lourdes Central Catholic entered the Pioneer Conference Tournament atop the standings and they proved it Saturday night. The girls championship came first and Sacred Heart was tested by a good offensive attack by second ... Read More