Homemade fireworks leads to two arrests, one on Lincoln Airport grounds

Lincoln, NE (KOLN) -- Lincoln Police were contacted by the Lincoln Airport Authority on Wednesday after an employee witnessed a potential sale of homemade fireworks. Tory Bouma, 38, of Firth, Nebr... Read More

SIDNEY – Fremont County sheriff’s deputies arrested two Nebraska City residents Wednesday. Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said deputies responded to a disturbance call in Hamburg and arrested an 18-year-old Nebraska City woman for trespassing. Whil... Read More

BEATRICE – Fourteen Nebraska communities will share $2.11 million in state aid from the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund.  The Nebraska Department of Economic Development announced the award recipients, today. The largest grant, for $7... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The Nebraska City City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at city hall. The agenda includes a discussion with the Kimmel Foundation regarding ownership and care of "the triangle" near Eighth Street and Fifth... Read More

If the roadways appear congested over the July Fourth holiday, there is a good reason. Lower fuel prices have led AAA to predict that nearly 43 million Americans will travel over the holiday, with 84 percent of those travelers driving. The number wil... Read More

  LINCOLN - The Nebraska sheriff’s deputy whose 1985 homicide investigation helped convict six people later cleared by DNA tests said in court Wednesday that he never made any threats to gain a confession. The World-Herald Bueau reports ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Beatrice man serving decades in state prison for beating and raping a woman in 2011 has been sentenced to another three years in federal prison in a child pornography case. 34-year-old Joseph Buttercase was sentenced Frida... Read More

BEATRICE - As the Best Possible Summer program comes to an end the students of the final session have a few words about their experiences. Students can take a variety of classes and learn things in a hands on setting that transfer to the school ye... Read More

BEATRICE - A representative from Senator Deb Fischer's Lincoln office was in Beatrice Wednesday afternoon visiting with members of the community. Constituent Services & Outreach Representative for Fisher, Sarah Skinner, travels to communities ... Read More

BEATRICE - Sewing class, Strategy class, Science class, Harry Potter and Fairy tale class. Spanish class, Math class, Bats Eat Bugs and Camp Paw Paw. These are just a scratch on the surface of the classes offered by the Beatrice Public Schools "Be... Read More

BROWNVILLE - Nebraska’s largest single-unit nuclear electrical generator, Cooper Nuclear Station, has earned an excellent rating from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. The rating comes about three months before a scheduled shutdown at t... Read More