ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin retailer Shopko is closing 39 stores in 19 states, including some stores in Nebraska and Iowa. Shopko spokeswoman Michelle Hansen says each store employs 10 to 25 employees, putting the scope of job'... Read More

It all started with his mother, Dorothy Lynch. That’s right. The Dorothy Lynch. The one who made the salad dressing. But the popular, Nebraska-born product never would have made it out of Dorothy Lynch’s kitchen in the '... Read More

LINCOLN — Was the State Legislature’s repeal of the death penalty in effect long enough to give the members of Nebraska’s death row a new sentence of life in prison? Yes, an attorney with a leading civil rights organization told the Nebraska'... Read More

One person and two dogs were killed Wednesday night in a house fire in Lincoln. A neighbor reported "flames showing from windows" at 1930 S. 44th St. just after 11:15 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Lincoln Fire Department said. Upon arrival, crew'... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley says he will not support any Republican challenger to President Donald Trump in the primary ahead of the 2020 election. Grassley said Wednesday he will be supporting Trump. He says anyone is w'... Read More

_informq.push(); SOUTH SIOUX CITY - Two South Sioux City schools are on lockout after a social media threat. The South Sioux City High School and Middle School went on lockout and lockdown around 1 p.m. Wednesday after police say several studen'... Read More

A first-grade teacher who has been charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child gave detectives a list of other girls he had touched inappropriately at schools where he previously had taught, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Grego'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The "Angel Tree Project" in Nebraska City is looking for volunteers to sponsor and help less fortunate families have a Merry Christmas this season. The project provides gifts, including toys and clothes to children, a full holiday '... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts defended the Nebraska Corrections Department for not releasing a less-than-flattering report on a Tecumseh State Prison riot back in 2015, saying that agencies can’t release all the reports they order, but if pe'... Read More

The Grand Island Fire Department has seen pet birds in trees and cats on roofs, but a dog on a roof is a rarity. Around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the fire department was dispatched to 316 E. 7th St. after it was dispatched by the Central Nebraska Hu'... Read More

LINCOLN — As surely as the sun will rise, room and board rates will go up in the University of Nebraska system. The increases are generally modest, and only one institution’s room and board rates for 2019-20 were actually approved Tuesday by'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The Nebraska City Crime stoppers are asking the public for assistance in solving several crimes in the city. Thurman's Bike and Sport has experienced several incidences of vandalism, including windows and doors being shot with a pe'... Read More

Several businesses in Nebraska City have reported receiving counterfeit $50 bills, according to the police department. They're asking businesses to watch for the fake bills. If they suspect the currency is counterfeit, please contact law enforceme'... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Hopes of leaving the intersection unrestricted at First Avenue and U.S. Highway 75 when the expressway project is completed from Plattsmouth to Murray were dashed Monday night when council members voted to leave plans up to Nebraska Dep'... Read More