Nelsen Proposes Overhaul of Road Between Otoe, Nebraska City

The chairman of the Otoe County Board asked commissioners Tuesday to consider rebuilding Road E, which extends from Otoe to the "Old Wyoming" area near Highway 75 north of Nebraska City. He said fl... Read More

Cass County commissioners met Tuesday morning, among the topics were the purchase of new gas storage tanks, a keno update and building a tower for the new NRIN antenna. Commissioners unanimously agreed to advertise for the purchase of three fuel ... Read More

LINCOLN – Ag producers who are experiencing problems herbicide resistant weeds will have an opportunity to get help dealing with problem weeds and insects. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is holding a series of herbicide and insecticide resis... Read More

An Otoe County district judge sentenced Chase M. Traxler, 19, to three to five in prison after a break-in of the Palmyra High School on Feb. 28. Prosecutors say Traxler, who had attended the school, entered a broken window after an airconditoner w... Read More

OMAHA -- United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the unsealing of a 5 count Indictment charging Mauro Torres-Castro age 38, Alicia Martinez age 23, and Ashley O'Flaherty age 23, all of Columbus Nebraska, with various narcotics offenses inclu... Read More

The Nebraska City Main Street Historians threw an “update gathering” at the Fox Center Monday evening.  The room was set up with tables displaying pictures, maps, directories, and publications of how Nebraska City has grown and changed over the ... Read More

Mayor Jack Hobbie called Saturday’s leadership retreat for city commissioners a positive experience that can help shape the city council’s agenda in coming years. He said the retreat made it clear that each of the commissioners want to see Nebra... Read More

Gov. Terry Branstad was hospitalized today after collapsing at an event. The Governors office spokesman Jimmy Centers released the following statement saying they would release more details as they become available. “Gov. Branstad fell ill at a... Read More

Riki Rutz of Omaha is the the first to join CHI St. Mary’s medical team since the new hospital opened in Nebraska City. Rutz, a physician assistant, will work with Dr. Brett Meyer’s team in clinic, emergency room and outpatient care. Ru... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska irrigators used 30 percent less water last year compared to 2014 across a wide swath of the state. Water use averaged 7 inches per acre in 2014, compared to 10.1 inches the previous year. Terry... Read More

LINCOLN (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says it will receive $1.2 million in federal grants over the next five years to help private landowners improve grasslands and croplands for wildlife habitat and agriculture production. The ... Read More