Ricketts gives another $100,000 to Nebraskans for the Death Penalty

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts has doubled his monetary backing of the petition drive to restore the death penalty in Nebraska. A report filed Friday shows the governor gave $100,000 to Nebraskans ... Read More

SYRACUSE - Savannah Schafer of the Conestoga FFA invited animal activists to watch her FFA friends in action. The freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was the top showman at the Otoe County Fair and received the trophy for champion breed... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Friday was the final day for the Steinhart Municipal Pool, and they went out with a bang. With the approval of the new pool bond back in November 2014, the end of the old Nebraska City pool has come. That didn't stop the community ... Read More

FALLS CITY - Governor Pete Ricketts stopped in Falls City on Friday afternoon to speak with community members about a range of topics from property taxes, EPA and renewable fuel, medicaid,  and creating new jobs within Nebraska. Governor Ricke... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Governor Pete Ricketts returned to his birthplace to hold a town hall on Friday morning. The Lied Lodge & Conference Center was filled with people interested on what The Governor was going to discuss. Ricketts went on to talk a... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man faces 18 to 20 years in prison after being sentenced in Platte County District Court Friday morning. 20-year-old Chase Micklevitz faces a minimum 18 years to a maximum 20 years in prison, after being sentenced in Platte C... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Four people were injured Thursday evening in a two-vehicle accident near Q and 70th roads south of Nebraska City. The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 1946 Jeep SUV driven by Darin D. Sornson, 17, of Nebraska City and ... Read More

LINCOLN — Target shooting is prohibited, effective immediately, on portions of Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area (WMA) south of Nebraska City in Otoe County because of safety issues. Target shooting is prohibited within 100 yards of the nort... Read More

SIDNEY, IA - The 92nd Annual Sidney, Iowa Championship Rodeo offers fun and entertainment to all ages. Folks gathered in the arena Thursday night to watch events, such as; Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc, Tie Down Roping, Girls B... Read More

WAYNE, NE (KTIV) - Wayne Police, and officials with the state's Game and Parks Commission, are investigating a handful of sightings of what might be a mountain lion. Police first got word about the possible sighting shortly before 9:00pm, Wednesda... Read More

A baby photograph of Irene Genthe Kuenning, who was born Aug. 11, 1918, was among the items entered at the fair's antique show. In the needlework show, Margaret Blobaum entered a historic victorian dress in the ethnic costume or dress category. Her d... Read More