Police Captain Notifies Nebraska City Bank of Latest AK-47 Bandit Robbery

NEBRASKA CITY - Police Cpt. Lonnie Neeman said he informed employees of the First National Bank at Nebraska City regarding reports that the AK-47 Bandit may have struck again. Federal authorities n... Read More

NORFOLK - A utility phone scam is targeting victims in hte Norfolk area. Officials with Nebraska Public Power District say the scammers falsely threaten business owners and residents that their electricity will be shut off if they do not pay their... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County officials learned Tuesday that the suspect in an Aug. 22 robbery at the First National Bank in Nebraska City may have struck again. The suspect was labeled  as the AK-47 bandit after a 2012 robbery in Chino, Calif., wh... Read More

SYRACUSE - Otoe County followed one of the wettest springs on record, with some of its most colorful blooms ever for the fair’s open class flower show. Evelyn Boyd of Nebraska City has been showing for over 40 years. She said the wet spring mean... Read More

SYRACUSE - The Otoe County Fair started two weeks earlier this year and it showed at the garden and crops show. The fair has had as many as 300 tomatoes entered, but this year there were only four. One was the largest tomato entered by Duane Hans... Read More

NORFOLK - Supertel is no more. That is, the Norfolk-based company still exists, but it's now known as Condor Hospitality. The change was announced earlier this month. Company CEO Bill Blackham says the change coincides with their acquisition of th... Read More

CENTER - The trial of a Bloomfield man accused of stealing cattle on a number of occasions has been delayed. Forty-four year old Timothy Ketelsen waived his right to a speedy trial in Knox County District Court Tuesday, as his defense requested th... Read More

LINCOLN - A Falls City native, Julianne Kopf, has taken part in starting up a new health and nutrition company out of Lincoln called, Bugeater Foods. As you may have guessed by their company name, their product does consist of an actual insect ingre... Read More

FALLS CITY - Two fires broke out in Falls City this past weekend at two separate residences, but both homes happen to be owned by the same person. A 911 call was made on Saturday night around 9:22 P.M. regarding a fire at 1203 Lane Street, and... Read More

BENNINGTON, Neb. -- An estimated 1,000 gallons of gasoline was spilled at a Bennington gas station early Wednesday morning. According to radio reports, the gas leaked from a tanker truck at the Cubby's near 156th and Highway 36. Omaha Fire Departm... Read More

SIDNEY - The Sidney Rodeo crowned its queen on Tuesday night. Rachel Johnson won the award last year, and there were three contestants trying to follow in her footsteps. The three contestants were Chelsey Anderson, Emma Pullen, and Yahsmin Gorg... Read More