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Update on the Nebraska City Schools Lockdown. Nebraska City Police say a man is in custody after some threats forced local schools into lock-down mode yesterday. Police say the woman made threats to a business in town, but did not have a role in threats against the high school.
Nebraska families bring their children to Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City to enjoy the great outdoors, walk along the hiking trails, and play in the 50-foot-tall treehouses. ... Importantly, he is also well-known because he founded Arbor Day, which has become a cherished Nebraska and national tradition.

VIDEO: Nebraska City students file out of school after threat is reported. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! KETV. Updated: 12:49 PM CDT Apr 26, 2018. Josh Planos. Digital Editor. VIDEO: Nebraska City students file out of school after threat is reported. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy.
The last time Ryan Held sat in Jon Holmes' office at Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kan., a suburb of Kansas City, he was in Highland Community College gear. Fast forward about five years and Nebraska's running backs coach now sports a white N logo on his collared shirt. But the goal for ...
As a Nebraska State Patrol airplane circled overhead, about 30 police, sheriff and state patrol officers converged on schools in Nebraska City with sirens sounding. All four schools in the community had been placed on lockdown as authorities first investigated a threat against the middle school and then ...
Cities from La Vista in eastern Nebraska to Alliance in western Nebraska will hold tree plantings on Friday to observe Arbor Day. In Nebraska City in the southeastern Nebraska, the 147th Annual Arbor Day Celebration will kick off Friday with a tree planting and free admission to Arbor Lodge, the 52-room ...

Community aesthetics, safety and prosperity were areas of emphasis as the Nebraska City City Council began the process of updating its zoning regulations, considerations being made ... In generally speaking, zoning deals with dividing the town into areas meant for residential, commercial and industrial.
Sections. News · Sports · Entertainment · Life · Obituaries · E-Edition · Cars · Jobs · Homes · Classifieds. Site; Archive. Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE ...
School kids and community members in a tiny Nebraska town are buzzing about a series of six mild earthquakes during the past week. All the quakes have originated near the central Nebraska town of Arnold, a community of 600 people northeast of North Platte. An official with the Village of Arnold said ...
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 due ...
Sections. News · Sports · Entertainment · Life · Obituaries · E-Edition · Cars · Jobs · Homes · Classifieds. Site; Archive. Nebraska City 17° · Clear · Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE. Previous ...
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 feeling ...
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 from ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
“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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...


 

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