BLAIR - Blair Mayor Rich Hansen has issued a Snow Emergency for the City of Blair effective from 5pm today to 7am Thursday, February 21st.  Parked vehicles are prohibited on all city streets until snow removal is complete.  The only area exempt is '... Read More

An Omaha dog has a new honor to add to her résumé. Pixel, a miniature American shepherd, won the 12-inch agility division at Westminster Kennel Club’s Masters Agility Championships. The 6-year-old dog, and her trainer Ami Sheffield, zipped '... Read More

A Sarpy County warehouse complex that distributed products for regional Shopko stores is closing, costing about 300 people their jobs. The World-Herald confirmed the closure Monday, which was explained in a statement from the Wisconsin c'... Read More

The new dean of arts and sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln knows that support is essential to success in higher education. Mark Button was a first-generation college student — the first of his family to attend college — in the la'... Read More

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts apologized to the team’s players and coaching staff at spring training Monday for any distraction caused by offensive racist emails that have been tied to his father. Tom Ricket'... Read More

The Grand Island Police Department has created a free registry to avoid problems when encountering people with autism and developmental disabilities. After families fill out a form, they’ll be given stickers to place on vehicles and front doors '... Read More

The money earmarked to rebuild Offutt Air Force Base’s crumbling runway won’t be sacrificed to build President Donald Trump’s planned border wall, Rep. Don Bacon said Monday. Under a controversial emergency declaration Friday, Trum'... Read More

GRAND ISLAND (AP) — Nebraska troopers seized about 100 pounds of marijuana and arrested several people in five traffic stops in less than 24 hours on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol said in a press release last week that the firs'... Read More

Yes, cars are grimy, and furnaces have been working overtime in this abundantly cold and snowy winter. But for those who seek out winter’s landscape — people like Tod Smith, Lisa Hacker Nelson and Eli Hassler — the season affords g'... Read More

An Omaha-area family is trying again after twice failing to hitch their Dodge County land to northeast Nebraska’s growing poultry business. They hope that their third proposal — for an eight-barn chicken farm instead of a county-re'... Read More

BLAIR - A traffic stop by Washington County deputies yesterday evening at County Road 34 and Crest Ridge ends in the arrest of a 32 year old woman for second offense drunk driving.  A 24 year old woman was arrested in Kennard on a warrant.  Among o'... Read More

BLAIR - Third time’s a charm – Lee and Pam Camenzind will be presenting a revised proposal for a poultry producing operation near Nickerson to the Dodge County Planning Commission tomorrow morning.  Rejected twice before -  this proposal will c'... Read More

BLAIR - The Village of Arlington Board of Trustees is meeting tonight for the public hearing of their one and six year road and street plan at 6:30. The Regular meeting starts at 6:50 and includes discussion on a renter’s compliance ordinance simil'... Read More

BLAIR -  Flu activity is widespread in Nebraska, and a large number of cases are reported in the Three Rivers Public Health Department area ---including Dodge, Saunders and Washington Counties.  Three Rivers executive director Terra Uhing says ther'... Read More