Plattsmouth Trucker Involved in Iowa City Accident

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A passenger in a semitrailer traveling near Iowa City has died after the truck slammed into an overpass. The Associated Press reports that 39-year-old Gary Griffey, of Lafaye... Read More

HUMPHREY - Memorial Weekend is here and one family is urging the community to be safe as they prepare for outdoor activities. Five year old Sami Prorok and her family went camping at Lake Babcock towards the end of April, and due to a tick bite, S... Read More

SIDNEY, IA- Fremont County’s Hometown Pride, a group created for the purpose of community betterment, is off and running in their quest to raise funds to build a new swimming pool for Sidney. The aging pool that Sidney currently has is in ill co... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska Cattle on Feed numbers are on the rise according to a report from the USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service. Nebraska feedlots with 1,000 or more head of cattle contained 2.5 million cattle on feed as of May 1, which is a... Read More

In Senator Dan Watermeier’s weekly update, he reports that the Legislature voted to repeal the death penalty this past week. LB 268 passed on a 32-15 vote. Senator Chambers has been attempting to repeal the death penalty for forty years. In 1979... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is being cited for 3rd Degree Assault and Littering after throwing a bottle at a store clerk. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says according to police reports, 23 year-old Ethan Straub entered BJs Tobacco & Candy Outlet t... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts must flip at least three votes to keep the death penalty in Nebraska. Based on interviews with several state senators Thursday, the votes are in play, and advocates on both sides of the death penalty debate know it. ... Read More

FALLS CITY - Falls City EDGE is still encouraging residents of Richardson, Nemaha, Johnson and Pawnee Counties to participate in writing letters to the Southeast Community College on behalf of developing  an SCC extension program in the area. T... Read More

The American Legion and VFW will host Memorial Day ceremonies near the World War I monument in Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska  City beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday. Nebraska City Mayor Bryan Bequette is the featured speaker. The Nebraska City Apple  C... Read More

COLUMBUS - As warmer weather approaches, there will be an increase of boats on Nebraska's waterways and with that, a potential increase in costly zebra mussels as a result. The Nebraska Public Power District and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commiss... Read More

OMAHA, NE - Omaha police officers were searching for one of the “worst of the worst” fugitives in the city when one of their own was shot and killed by a wanted gang member, Chief Todd Schmaderer said Thursday. During a press conference at pol... Read More