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A wind advisory until 8 p.m. for parts of eastern and southeast Nebraska and a part of southwest Iowa due to 45 mph gusts. Included were the cities of Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Nebraska City and Beatrice. - A winter weather advisory until 7 p.m. for northeast Nebraska and northwest Iowa, mainly ...
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If you scan the tables of America's favorite eateries, from foodie to fast-casual, you'll witness many variations of a certain salad. A base of leaves, piled high with chicken, shrimp, cheese and croutons, as well as other foods that may or may not be raw, and may or may not be vegetables. One gets the ...
About 1 mile southwest of town, 6 inches was reported, said meteorologist Nathan Jurgensen. This and 6 inches reported 5 miles northeast of Hershey were the highest totals for the area, Jurgensen said. The average for the area seemed to be in the 4- to 5-inch range, he said, with reports coming in ... Snowstorm
What should be obvious to most observers of the national scene is that we have a long list of national problems that seem to stay with us decade after decade with little progress toward solution. Constant conflict is the result. I am convinced that our major national problem is not energy, education, the ... Snowstorm
PLATTSMOUTH – A former Alvo city clerk has passed away after pleading guilty to a felony charge in Cass County District Court last week. Ginger R. ... Nebraska statute of limitations rules meant prosecutors could only charge Neuhart for embezzling offenses committed in Alvo over a 36-month timeframe. Snowstorm

Some faculty members and two organizations — the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska — say ... Public transportation has been a topic of discussion for the Grand Island City Council since the city took over operation of what used to be Hall County ... Snowstorm
With smaller 16-inch tires and lighter lithium-ion battery weight, the LE has the best EPA fuel economy of the three trims at 51 MPG city and 53 highway. The SE and XLE, which run on 18-inch tires, are rated at 44 city and 47 highway thanks to the heavier nickel battery and more creature amenities, the latter ... Snowstorm
A fan checks his phone after Loyola-Chicago's dream season came to a close on Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Tim Schmitt/GateHouse Media. By Tim Schmitt/GateHouse Media. Saturday. Posted at 10:36 PM. Share. THE BASICS: Well, now we know what we've got left. Loyola put up a ... Snowstorm
His first recorded purchase was for a quarter section of land just southwest of the city not far from where J. Sterling Morton would construct Arbor Lodge. Although most of Ware's early business interests centered around real estate and his platted “addition” adjacent to Nebraska City's northern edge, in 1859 ... Snowstorm
Over the past three years, the volunteer coalition distributed gun lock boxes to the community through gun amnesty events and got suicide prevention signs in city and university parking garages. It also offers free training to anyone in the community on how to intervene with someone contemplating suicide. Snowstorm
Lawmakers are racing against the clock to find a solution for Nebraska's persistent prison overcrowding problem as adjournment nears and a deadline to reduce the inmate population looms. Debate on a new corrections package is slated to begin this week, and key lawmakers say they're hopeful it will ... Snowstorm
They love to tell The Story — and share six decades of tales associated with it — every Palm Sunday in Nebraska's “Easter City.” ... left life's stage, will watch its 60th anniversary presentation from somewhere above the 20-foot-high cross illuminated from Christmas to Easter atop the hills south of town. Snowstorm
LINCOLN — State officials scrambled Friday to put a receiver in charge of 21 nursing facilities across Nebraska after the owner failed to make payroll. ... Cozad, Franklin, Fullerton, Grand Island (Lakeview and Park Place), Hartington, Nebraska City, Neligh, Norfolk, O'Neill, Schuyler, Scottsbluff, Sidney, ... Snowstorm
The above postcard from around 1908 shows the Nebraska Commonwealth later Lincoln Journal building at its center. ... The city of Lincoln was platted directly over Lancaster in late 1867 with its O Street directly over Lancaster's Locust Street as the only street directly corresponding between the two cities. Snowstorm
The landscape changed abruptly when I finally hit civilization and the town of Baker. I knew I would miss the lonely, beautiful desert. But before I merged onto I-15 for my 70 mph, 45-minute zip up to Las Vegas, I stopped in at a convenience store and treated myself to an especially delicious ice-cold soft ... Snowstorm
A permitted ditch clean up by 3 Otoe county crew workers grew out of control quickly on Thursday afternoon, March 22 off of County Rd I (old Highway 2) near farmland close to County Rd 42. There was an estimate of 2-3 acres in damage. The Dunbar Volunteer Fire Department crew was on the scene ... Snowstorm

Residents of the other Syracuse have been calling the Nebraska town to find out more about it and asking for sports gear from the local high school. And the ... town of 2,000. And Liedka said Midwesterners who visit his city often say that the New York community's hospitality reminds them of home. Snowstorm
Linda Plager, Area Director of Region V Services, provided the program for the Nebraska City Rotary meeting over the noon hour on Wednesday, March 14, at the Eagles Club. Plager presented Region V's Nebraska City Sign Language Choir who performed “You Are Beautiful”. She then asked Andy ... Snowstorm
I received a call the other day from a company saying it could negotiate the balance on my credit cards to a lesser amount. The caller also said they could get me a zero-percent interest rate until the debts were paid off, and then the accounts would be closed. I'm kind of starting over again financially, ... Snowstorm
“Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon” Written by Annette Bay Pimentel. Illustrated by Micha Archer. Published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, NYC, 2018. $17.99. Children's picture book. Thank you, Bobbi Gibb. In 1966 the 23-year-old woman from ... Snowstorm
When I first heard that they had made curling an Olympic sport, I was a little surprised. How is curling your hair a competitive sport? It doesn't take all that much effort to lift and twist a curling iron ... I know, I did it for years before I cut my hair. I was actually pretty good at it. Not exactly gold-medal material, but ... Snowstorm
Schools across the country continued to deal with gun-related incidents and protests Tuesday, almost a week after 17 students were killed in a Parklad, Fla., shooting. An Ohio middle school student shot himself in a boy's restroom at about 7:50 a.m. EST, 10 minutes before school was scheduled to begin, ... Snowstorm
Crashes during Monday's wintry weather killed Blaine man, St. Paul woman, Nebraska man ... About 10 p.m. in Renville County, Ahmed Abdikarim Hassan, 25, of South Sioux City, Neb., was traveling south on Minnesota 23 in Hawk Creek Township. Hassan failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection ... Snowstorm
Reader Question: We recently read an online article on one of the major real estate sites about off-market listings. These listings were described as listings not entered into the MLS system. The gist of the article was that there are benefits to using this approach to sell your home in a hot market. We wonder ... Snowstorm
Once again, the country is horrified by a violent school shooting. Parents are mourning the loss of their children, other parents wonder how to talk about this with their younger children. Once again, too, the larger conversation focuses on mental illness and school security. But something different is ... Snowstorm
At its regular meeting Monday night, the Nebraska City City Council approved an amendment to the city's redevelopment plan for the proposed Senior Patio Homes LP project--a 28-unit structure located on property at the corner of Oak Street and Grundman Boulevard. The commissioners also approved ... Snowstorm
Dean was not the only top-ranked linebacker to receive a Nebraska offer Thursday. Lakia Henry, the No. 1 JUCO linebacker and a 4-star recruit, according to 247Sports, picked up an offer from the Huskers. He attends Dodge City (Kan.) Community College. During his first season at Dodge City, Henry ... Snowstorm
When Lincoln was designated the first state capital of Nebraska, the Capital Commission, feeling the capital should represent all denominations, offered three free city lots to any church that requested them. Baptist minister John M. Taggart of Nebraska City officially accepted lots 10, 11 and 12 in Block 87 ... Snowstorm
But at the Second Annual Bigfoot Conference this weekend in this central Nebraska city, the gray-bearded retiree, as well as some of the best-known names in the Sasquatch world, spoke ... This year, Hastings seized on the opportunity to bring “squatchers” from out of town on a chilly February weekend. Snowstorm
The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. closed down Mid City in November 2011, with then-Nebraska Banking Director John Munn's assurance that the failure was not "the tip of an iceberg." The FDIC brokered a sale of Mid City assets to Purdum (Nebraska) ... Snowstorm
A senatorial visit to the Pioneer Academy was one of the topics of discussion at the regular meeting of the Nebraska City Public School Board of ... Deb Fischer, a United States Senator representing Nebraska, will visit Nebraska City's career focused learning center at 1406 Central Ave., from 11 a.m. to 12 ... Snowstorm
Nebraska Life is just full of positive stories of Nebraska, and that's our philosophy," Bartels said. After more than 20 years in the magazine business, Nebraska Life has nearly 40,000 subscribers, located in every state in America and in many countries around the world. "As a life-long Nebraskan, I'm really ... Snowstorm
NEBRASKA CITY – A Weston, Mo., man was arrested Tuesday after rolling his Lincoln Navigator on the eastbound lanes of Highway 2. A Nebraska State Patrol trooper responded to a dispatch report from Lincoln that a vehicle was all over the road. In an arrest affidavit, the trooper said he turned around on ... Snowstorm
A proposal for a new hotel in downtown Omaha has been approved by city planning officials, despite pleas from fans of the popular restaurant currently on the planned hotel site. Feb. 11, 2018, at ... The Planning Board voted 7-0 to recommend that the Omaha City Council approve the redevelopment plan. Snowstorm
CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — The problem-solving court of Hamilton and Merrick counties held its first graduation ceremony at the Merrick County Courthouse in Central City. Five people between the ages of 21 and 39 had criminal charges dismissed at the ceremony on Jan. 31, presided over by District ... Snowstorm
The measure (LB1031) requires any company in a Nebraska city involved in a large excavation project — more than a mile long and taking more than 90 days — to pay the cost of locating and ... It is supported by established companies who don't want a new entity to come to town and build, he said. Snowstorm
In one town, you spend heavily right on the heels of major tax cuts. ... Her grandfather, C. A. Sorensen, was Nebraska attorney general. ... is hosting a campaign fundraising event in Arizona in conjunction with the March 18 spring training game between the Chicago Cubs and the Kansas City Royals at the ... Snowstorm
James “Jim” Norton was born to William Wendell Norton and Catherine Hayden Norton on May 7, 1930 in Osceola, Nebraska. Jim and his ... In 1961 the pair returned to Nebraska where Jim, like his father and brother before him, opened his own law practice in David City, Nebraska. In the late 1970s Jim ... Snowstorm
Wishart said her measure was designed to help city officials launch a driverless shuttle service that would carry passengers between downtown Lincoln, the popular Haymarket District and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's main campus. The service could eventually expand throughout Lincoln, with the ... Snowstorm
Elementary students at Superior Public Schools have been able to access a new learning tool this academic year, and in turn are experiencing the sights and sounds of "field trips" they would otherwise never be able to take. Students in Tricia Kuhlmann's fifth-grade class recently took an internet "trip" to ... Snowstorm
George Johnson fills bottles of vinegar at his business in Cody, a town of 154 people in the Nebraska Sand Hills. ... over 1,000 cosmetic stores across the U.S. The success has spawned four other products that use Johnson's vinegar, which is made from apples grown at Arbor Day Farms in Nebraska City. Snowstorm
Smith platted Exeter's 552 blocks in 1871, though the site “was considered a little too flat for a town.” East/west streets were named for American Indian tribes. The northern-most street was called North Street and the southern-most South Street, with the railroad running horizontally through the middle on ... Snowstorm
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced Thursday it will not expel a junior who reportedly claims to be “the most active white nationalist in the Nebraska area.” Chancellor Ronnie Green cited the student's free speech protection under the First Amendment. The student, Dan Kleve, became a ... Snowstorm
Authorities say the Nebraska capital city of Lincoln recorded no homicides last year, matching the 1991 mark of zero. Jan. ... capital city recorded no homicides last year, matching the 1991 mark of zero, but its top public safety officers said the figure doesn't prove whether Lincoln was safer than other cities. Snowstorm
LINCOLN — A state lawmaker is attempting to cap the salaries of elected officials on county boards and city councils. Prompted by raises approved last month by the Douglas County Board, State Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha introduced Legislative Bill 831 on Thursday. The bill would prevent elected ... Snowstorm
Humanities Nebraska has released its 2018 events calendar, including three speakers who will be presenting in Otoe County. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, Dan Holtz will bring his “Nebraska Through Story and Song” presentation to the Morton-James Public Library, 923 1st Corso. This event will begin at 7 p.m. Snowstorm
Above is the snow covered Wednesday morning view of the Fourth Corso viaduct from the western side. The Nebraska City City Council voted to accept a bid to replace the viaduct at its Tuesday meeting at the Bill Davis Room of City Hall. Speculation has work starting at the site in March and concluding in ... Snowstorm
FALLS CITY, Neb. -- A major fire completely engulfed Potrillos Mexican Restaurant in historic downtown Falls City Wednesday morning. Smoke could be seen from 15-20 miles away as fire crews from Falls City and Hiwatha, Kan. battled the blaze with aerial machines, suppressing the fire from both the ... Snowstorm
While a town of just more than 7,000 can design and construct a bypass, Lincoln continues to inch towards the design and construction of a bypass that is long overdue. Mr. Mayor and City Council members, take a lesson from our friends in Nebraska City: Please implement a road system that works for this ... Snowstorm


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