Omaha woman charged after authorities find 45 dead animals

Investigators said they found two bird skeletons and 43 dead rabbits. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

After 50 years, northeast Nebraska doctor has no plans to retire

Dr. Douglas Laflan didn’t envision practicing medicine in a rural area for more than three or four years. But, he said, “marriage and mortgage” have kept him in southern Knox County for five decades and counting. Go to Source Author: AUSTIN SVEHLA Norfolk Daily News Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Don Walton: Mt. Kilimanjaro climb by Nebraska senators attracts film crew

Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon is leading the adventure that will include Sens. Anna Wishart of Lincoln, Justin Wayne of Omaha, Ben Hansen of Blair and Dave Murman of Glenvil. Go to Source Author: DON WALTON Column Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Omaha billionaire philanthropist Walter Scott Jr. dies at 90

Walter Scott Jr. was a private, pompless man whose low public profile belied his considerable influence on Omaha’s civic affairs. Go to Source Author: Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Not-guilty verdict stands for attorney who brought gun to courthouse in Lincoln, but court clarifies case law

In a ruling Wednesday, District Court Judge Jodi Nelson said the purpose of an “exception proceeding” is to provide an authoritative statement of the law for future cases in the same judicial district. Go to Source Author: LORI PILGER Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Economy update: 6 charts that show which direction the economy is trending in Lincoln and Nebraska

How has unemployment changed recently? Which types of small businesses are generating the most revenue? Find out with these charts, updated weekly. Go to Source Author: Lee Digital Content Center, Reconnecting Labs Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Cause of 23-year-old woman’s death undetermined, North Platte police say

Authorities are awaiting results of a autopsy, “which could take weeks,” Investigator John Deal of the North Platte Police Department said. Go to Source Author: North Platte Telegraph Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Wahoo police lieutenant charged with sexual assault of a preteen girl

A Wahoo police officer has been charged with two counts of third-degree sexual assault of a child in connection with a girl who was 11 or 12 at the time of the alleged incidents. Go to Source Author: Alia Conley Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fremont man dies after swerving, hitting tree on U.S. 30

A vehicle was stalled on U.S. 30 in the westbound lane with its flashers illuminated when a 2016 Hyundai Accent traveling westbound swerved to miss the stalled vehicle and entered the south ditch, where it struck a tree. Go to Source Author: Fremont Tribune Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Defunct biogas plant to pay $1.1M for environmental breaches

Big Ox Energy and its owners agreed to pay the fine as part of a settlement with regulators. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Closed now for nearly 30 years, Peony Park was a center of fun for generations

A generation likely are unaware that a major Nebraska amusement spot was in Omaha. During the Big Band era, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Guy Lombardo, played the Peony. So did one-time Omaha farmer Lawrence Welk. Go to Source Author: Stu Pospisil Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mother’s room at Nebraska Capitol temporarily converted to office, angering some senators

A decision to temporarily convert a room for pregnant and nursing mothers into a private office has spurred outrage from some senators at the Nebraska Capitol. Go to Source Author: Sara Gentzler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nomi Health pays off medical debts for a few dozen Nebraskans

The former Test Nebraska operator paid off debts of more than five dozen people, which totaled nearly $75,000. Go to Source Author: MATT OLBERDING Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Eviction case against GI World War II veteran goes to District Court

The long-running effort to evict Jack Wilson from Regency Retirement has taken a twist. Go to Source Author: By Jeff Bahr Grand Island Independent Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Couple from Nebraska killed in South Dakota highway crash

The state Department of Public Safety says 75-year-old Albert Wingate and 74-year-old Marilyn Wingate, of Norfolk, died a week or more following the Sept. 11 crash in Hutchinson County. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Grand Island man’s outhouse collection isn’t that outlandish; it’s history

“I am big on local history,” John Hanssen said. “I grew up driving around the countryside. I see these old outhouses that, for whatever reason, I want to preserve.” Go to Source Author: Marjie Ducey Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bellevue principal charged with DUI after crash that critically injures motorcyclist

A Bellevue elementary school principal is on paid leave after being charged with drunken driving in connection with a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist. Go to Source Author: Kevin Cole Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sarpy County man dies in tractor accident

The 79-year-old man had been trimming trees on his property when the tractor pinned him. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Corrections IG offers Nebraska prisons director 12+ immediate steps to address deepening crisis

Asked whether leadership would implement the recommendations, Gov. Pete Ricketts’ spokesperson, Taylor Gage, said only that the Governor’s Office and Department of Corrections are aware of the “note with his suggestions.” Go to Source Author: Sara Gentzler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska’s ‘blue dot’ would remain under all current redistricting plans

An analysis found that none of lawmakers’ redistricting plans would have changed the outcome of Nebraska’s elections in 2020. But they would have narrowed, or padded, the margins. Go to Source Author: Martha Stoddard Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Watch Now: Crawford fire reported to be 50% contained

162 personnel are reported to still be battling the blaze, but pre-evacuation notices for some homes were canceled. Go to Source Author: Scottsbluff Star-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

A school sees a lice check. Lakota people sense centuries of repression.

Norma LeRoy tries to understand why a school secretary cut her two little girls’ hair without her consent in the spring of 2020. The secretary was checking for lice, LeRoy was told — lice the mother said they never found. Go to Source Author: Chris Bowling Flatwater Free Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress…

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