New Equipment Allows Babies with Jaundice to Stay Home instead of Hospital

NEBRASKA CITY - Over the course of several years, Director of Nemaha County Home Health Care Jere Gravatt, had to drive countless miles from Auburn, to Tecumseh, to Nebraska City and then back again i... Read More

Trump Nominates Southerner Sonny Perdue to Lead Ag Department, Sen. Sasse Wants to Chat with Nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. - President-elect Donald Trump made his final cabinet appointment on Wednesday evening, choosing former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agricultural. Assuming Senate confirmation, the move would bring a change to the ... Read More

Beatrice Community Hospital CEO Resigns

BEATRICE -  Beatrice Community Hospital Administrator Tom Sommers is resigning.  Sommers submitted his resignation to the BCH Board of Directors and the resignation is effective immediately. Beatrice Community Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. ... Read More

Bill would let Nebraska teachers use force to deal with violent, unruly students

LINCOLN — Three years ago, veteran North Platte physical education teacher Mark Woodhead nearly lost his job over how he handled a disruptive third-grader. He kept his position only through strong community support and a 4-2 vote by the North Pl... Read More

Deadly Crash in Southwest Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. - One person is dead following an early morning crash in southwest Omaha. The accident at 168th and Q streets sent a second person to Nebraska Medicine in critical condition. According to police,  a Nissan sedan and pickup truck co... Read More

13th Street Accident Slows Traffic

NORFOLK, NE — An accident between a semi and a car caused some delays Thursday morning. The accident occurred on 13th Street across Ricardo’s. The car lost it’s back bumper and the semi didn’t appear to have any damage. The inner south lan... Read More

Johnson County Warns Of Jail Bail Phone Scam

TECUMSEH - Johnson County authorities are warning citizens about phone scams after a Tecumseh woman nearly lost $5,000 last week. A caller reached her by phone claiming to be her daughter and claiming to be in legal trouble in another state. The c... Read More

Iowa woman accused of killing romantic rival, then posing as her in texts and emails to cover it up

It had been four days since anyone had seen Cari Farver. Then her mother received text messages from Farver’s phone number saying her daughter had sold her furniture to a woman named Shanna Golyar. The texts asked the mother t... Read More

Man dead; 6 Grand Island firefighters, 1 police officer treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Six Grand Island firefighters and one police officer were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday after responding to a medical call at a Grand Island home. At the home, firefighters found a 38-year-old man a... Read More

Plattsmouth plans to build campground on what was supposed to be Missouri River resort

Plattsmouth has re-hooked a big one that once got away. The former Castaway Pointe development site along the Missouri River has evolved into plans for a riverfront campground for up to 150 recreational vehicles adjacent to Schilling Wildlife Mana... Read More

Brownville gets a $350,000 state grant to upgrade tourism attractions

LINCOLN — Brownville and Lexington have been awarded state grants to upgrade facilities that attract tourists. Brownville was given a $350,000 grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s block grant program to renova... Read More