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Major Highway Project To Ramp Up

Posted: 03/30/2012 - Flagging operations are to begin next week along portions of Highway 75 in northern Cass County as the $61 million Highway 75 improvement and expansion project ramps up.

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Nebraska, Iowa Unemployment Rates Decline

Updated: 03/30/2012 - Nebraska and Iowa are reporting an improvement in their jobs picture. Both states saw their unemployment rate drop in the month of February. The reports were released Friday.

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Man Escapes From Lincoln Corrections Center

Updated: 03/30/2012 - Authorities are searching for 37-year-old Joseph Skeeter after he did not return to community corrections. Skeeter left the Lincoln facility around 6 a.m. Thursday to search for a job and did not return.

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Red Cross Using Social Media To Connect During Disasters

Updated: 03/29/2012 - We've been talking about severe weather a lot the past few weeks, our own meteorologist has predicted a busy spring. But what happens after disaster strikes? How can your family know you are safe? The Red Cross is using social media to help you connect with loved ones after a disaster.

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Best Buy Closing 50 Stores

Posted: 03/29/2012 - Best Buy says it plans to close 50 big box stores nationwide to concentrate on its smaller Best Buy Mobile Outlets...and to cut $800 million in costs.

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Mega Millions May Be Increasing Business

Updated: 03/29/2012 - There are a lot of people with their eye on the prize. The Mega Millions lottery is now worth more than half a billion dollars. And ticket sales might be helping some outlets with increased business.

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New License Plates To Be Old, But Still New

Updated: 03/29/2012 - The state of Iowa and the 99 county treasurers in the state are preparing to issue new license plates throughout the state. When the first plate will go into circulation Monday, it will begin a 10-year license plate replacement cycle. The plates will look just like the old ones.

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Child Abuse Arrest

Updated: 03/29/2012 - A 26-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested for felony child abuse. Police say Sirjustin Andersen brought his 11-week-old son to a hospital with a spiral facture to his left femur.

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Man Breaks Into Dead Person’s Apartment

Updated: 03/29/2012 - Lincoln police have arrested a man for attempted burglary. Police say 28-year-old Darrell Lee broke into the apartment of someone who died 12 hours before the burglary.

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Where To Put County Maintenance Staff?

Updated: 03/29/2012 - A decision on where the permanent county roads department maintenance shop will be has not yet been decided; however, it has been determined that, in the interim, the two mechanics will be basing at the Manley shop.

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Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs Dies

Posted: 03/28/2012 - Bluegrass legend and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs, who helped profoundly change country music with Bill Monroe and later with guitarist Lester Flatt, has died. He was 88.

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Three-Year-Old Pulls Television On Self

Updated: 03/28/2012 - A 3-year-old boy is being treated at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha after pulling a television set on himself Tuesday afternoon in Waterloo, Nebraska.

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New Truck Route For Safety

Posted: 03/28/2012 - Gravel trucks get new route. Trucks transporting product from the sand and gravel operation on 72nd Street will eventually be going across private property, then east onto Cedar Creek Road/Bay Road to get to Highway 75 northbound.

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Run For A Cure

Posted: 03/28/2012 - The Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force, a group comprised of local health organizations, businesses and volunteers, and Omaha Running Club has announced the date and new location of the Boxer 500 – a SHORT Run to Fight Colon Cancer.

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Video Update: 700 Phone Calls A Day

Updated: 03/28/2012 - Con men convinced an elderly Omaha man that he won millions but he had to send them money to win big. Once the scam artists had his phone number they won't stop calling until her answers.

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