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The debris field around this area is massive. Roofing nails and broken boards are strewn everywhere, as well as personal belongings like car seats and strollers.
Judge Robert Wester, right, listens to prosecutor Kate Fitzgerald Kucera, left and Bellevue City Councilman Pat Shannon's attorney, Larry Forman, center, during Shannon's trail at the Sarpy County Courthouse in Papillion on Wednesday. prev. next.
The National Weather and the Sarpy County Emergency Management Agency are doing site visits to the area with heavy structural damage including Hyda Hills and Normandy.
As of 10:30 p.m. Saturday, about 21,000 customers remained without power, with about 12,700 in Sarpy County, 4,400 in Douglas County and 2,300 in Cass County.
The Omaha Public Power District reported that as of 1:15 p.m. Saturday, about 36,000 customers remained without power, down from a peak of nearly 75,000 households without power Friday night.
Nearly 52,000 OPPD customers remained without power early Saturday morning in the aftermath of a violent storm that whipped the metro with winds in excess of 100 miles-per-hour.
Sarpy County, Neb. -- The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office reported damage and road debris Saturday morning in the wake of the storm.
Sarpy County deputies who encounter victims severely injured and bleeding now have a better chance of buying those people extra time to make it to a hospital.
Sarpy County Public Works closed the section of roadway May 31, and it will remain closed until conditions can be corrected.
Widespread damage is being reported in the aftermath of a massive storm that plowed through the metro Friday night. Heavy damage was reported in Bellevue.
The Dreessen children, from left: Sarrah, 12; William, 6; Elijah, 4; and Matthew, 9, were among the crowds that showed up Saturday for the Sarpy County Museum's inaugural pie and ice cream social. The event, which included a quilt exhibit and the ...
Sarpy County sirens also sounded due to high winds. Valley saw 80 mph winds. Trees were down there. OPPD reported approximately 76,000 outages by 10 p.m.
Larry Forman, who is representing Shannon in a trial before Sarpy County Court Judge Robert Wester, said Shannon had acted in accordance with city ordinances and with a prior agreement he had with a Bellevue electrical firm when updating interior ...
He graduated from Sarpy County's Juvenile Drug Court a year before he died. "It hit us all," Judge Larry Gendler said, who oversees the program in Sarpy County. "Honestly, whether he was in trouble or not, he accepted it with grace. He never lied. He ...
Around 9 a.m., the storm was slowly working its way in the direction of Sarpy County. Elsewhere, the Columbus area received heavy rain and dime-sized hail this morning, too.
He bought 930 wooded acres in Sarpy County, and he's returning them to God. "I find that I have better prayer when I'm walking through the woods," he said.
A 23-year-old man was given four years in prison after being convicted in Sarpy County District Court of human trafficking.
A blue light, like this one located on the traffic signal at 96th Street and Highway 370, alerts police officers that the light is red to traffic coming from the other direction.
Heartland B-cycle is expanding its public bike-sharing system into Sarpy County. B-cycle stations have been installed in downtown Papillion and at the Papio-Missouri river natural resources District headquarters.
Sarpy County deputies searching for shoplifting suspect. By WOWT 6 News |. Posted: Mon 10:38 PM, Jun 05, 2017. GRETNA, Neb.
A short stretch of South 72nd Street in Sarpy County will close for roadway work beginning next week and lasting through the year.
Sarpy County District Judge George Thompson ruled in February that the commission could revive the judgment against Shannon.
Sarpy County Museum Executive Director Ben Justman, center, takes possession of a check for $4,500 on May 24. Donating the money is Laurel Zieliski, left, president of the La Belle Vue Questers Chapter 933, and Ben Harvey, right, president of Bellevue ...
The 2017 inductees into the Sarpy County Business Hall of Fame gather for a group photo May 24. They are, from left, Jack Koke, owner of Harney Realty in Gretna; Don Bellino, owner of Bellino Enterprises in Papillion; Matt Pospisil, vice president of ...
Sarpy County Dispatcher Julie Riggs was diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma in March - a very rare type of lymphoma, according to her doctors.
The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office has received a donation of 100 tactical tourniquets, enough for every deputy. The kits, costing $6,000, were donated by the La Vista Volunteer firefighters Association, according to a press release from the Sheriff's ...
Julie Riggs helped people in emergency situations every day for six years, working as a Sarpy County 911 dispatcher. Now, diagnosed with terminal cancer, her co-workers want to help in her time of need.
Sarpy County, Neb. (WOWT) - Sarpy County crime stoppers are asking for help identifying a shoplifter that got away with multiple pairs of high dollar sunglasses from The Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall.
Sarpy County Board Chairman Don Kelly said that when he last renewed his driver's license at the Sarpy DMV in 2015, it took about two hours for him to get through the licensing process.
The pancake feed is set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Belvedere, 201 E. First St. in Papillion. A raffle and a bake sale will also be.
Pflug Road between Fishery Road and 228th Street has been closed due to erosion and slope stability issues. Sarpy County Public Works closed the section of roadway Wednesday until conditions can be corrected.
We're seeing more growth in western Papillion than we have seen before. We've got some big developments out toward the interstate, so we expect that to stimulate additional growth.
New property valuations are officially out, and the period to challenge this year's value opens today. The World-Herald has an online resource - Curbwise.
Sarpy 2016-17 graduate class. Front, from left: Cindy Bacon, Jim Janicki, Lisa Kimmel, Tara DeBartolo, Amanda Smith, Melissa Spearman, Autumn Burns, Brian Strasser and Karen Gibler, Chamber president.
The 2017 inductees into the Sarpy County Business Hall of Fame are, from left, Jack Koke, owner of Harney Realty in Gretna; Don Bellino, owner of Bellino Enterprises in Papillion; Nebraska Medicine-Bellevue, represented by Matt Pospisil, vice president ...
Augie: OK, maybe not, but I hear all the toy stores in Sarpy County are carrying Writer's Blocks for the kids to play with.
County Commissioners: At yesterday's meeting, the Seward County Commissioners authorized the chairman to sign a contract to house inmates from Sarpy County. Detention Center Director Maria Hatfield said Seward County will begin by taking 10 of Sarpy ...
... directed into the general account that has directly benefited organizations such as Gretna soccer Club, Gretna Boy Scouts, Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy, Little Giants Foundation and the Sarpy County Historical Society through ...
Pie social at the Sarpy County Museum, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event serves as a kickoff for the annual Great Sarpy County Quilt Exhibit sponsored by the Braided River Quilt Guild and fundraiser to support efforts in maintaining the museum, train depot ...
City councils in Bellevue, Papillion and La Vista have agreed to enter an interlocal agreement with police departments from those cities, as well as the Sarpy County and Douglas County Sheriff Departments, to form a Sarpy-Douglas County law enforcement ...
And this on the heels of the Papillion Fire Department assuming responsibility for fire protection in La Vista, and passage of a state law that will allow all five Sarpy County cities to create a joint agency dedicated to installing sewer ...
The officers mentioned were Sarpy County Sheriff's Office veterans Sgt. Joe Eaton, who retired after 38 years service; Deputy Stephanie Squiers, who retired after 32 years service, Sgt.
The 2018 primary elections are still a year away but one candidate has already announced his intention to seek election to the Sarpy County Board. David Klug, chairman of the Papio-Missouri river natural resources District Board, said May 17 he will ...
A newly minted state law could open the door to full development of Sarpy County; police and sheriff recruits might find it easier to get the training they need; La Vista's striking new downtown might soon begin to rise and the county's prison ...
Trent Albers, spokesman for Sarpy County's Papillion, said the city saw a slight downturn in apartment building permits in 2015, but the number again is accelerating.
A 55-year-old Ashland man died in that collision between a pick-up and a semi tractor-trailer in Sarpy County Monday morning.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a 55-year-old driver has been killed in a collision between his pickup truck and a semitrailer.
One person was killed in a crash Monday morning on Highway 34 at the intersection Harlan Lewis Road, authorities with the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office confirm. Advertisement. The crash was reported at 8:55 a.m.. "An eastbound semi-trailer on Highway ...
The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup collided with a semitrailer truck at the intersection of Highway 34 and Harlan Lewis Road shortly before 9 a.m.
Although a sense of competition between the cities remains strong, Black said, and although he would always fight to promote Papillion's interests first, nevertheless, he said, an awareness that Sarpy County residents are in the same boat is growing ...





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