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Teen woman taken to hospital following shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 19-year-old woman to the hospital early Saturday morning. The incident happened around 1 a.m. near 33rd and W Streets. Police tell 6 News they believe at least three shots were fired. A 19-year-old woman was believed to

WOWT - 2017-09-23 13:00:00

First Lutheran to mark reformation's 500th anniversary

In the early 1880s, a contingent of Danish immigrants invited the Rev. A.M. Andersen to Blair to preach the Gospel. The pioneer pastor had been serving Argo, Oakland-Lyons, Kennard-Orum and other communities. Meetings were usually in schoolhouses. The Congregationalist Church - still standing at 16t


Prep cross country results, 9/23

BOYS TEAM SCORING: Senior--Omaha Burke 19, Roosevelt 20, Omaha South 24, Lincoln Northeast 39, Fremont 47, Bellevue East 53, Papillion-La Vista South 64, Creighton Prep 73. Junior--Roosevelt 10, Fremont 12, Lincoln Northeast 30, Elkhorn South 70, Bellevue East 71, Papillion-La Vista South 75, Omaha

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-23 22:00:00

Advice for those considering taking classes online

Things to know when you are starting out:Just because it's online doesn't make it easy "It takes some dedication and self-motivation. Online learning, it's on you. You have to make it a priority," said Bellevue University graduate Tyler McCabe.Look for a school that incorporates support systems into

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Balloon release a healing process for grieving parents

Perhaps the worst experience any parent could face is the unexpected death of a child. Jackie Kennedy of Council Bluffs, who had to deal with that terrible experience several years ago, found a way for grieving parents to honor their late children that's joyful yet bittersweet. Kennedy founded the G

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Letters: Readers talk city elections and give thanks

My wife Emma and I are retired CPAs, and we like the fact that Mayor Matt Walsh brings years of experience in banking and finance to city government. Matt watches the city's budget carefully, understands what's going on, and looks for more efficient ways to do things. He had to administer changes wh

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Alzheimer's walk helps build funds, awareness

At least 300 people gathered on Saturday morning for a little walk in the park - in the hope they took important steps toward ending Alzheimer's disease. It was the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's that began at Tom Hanafan's River Edge Park, which raised money for local programs and services in the

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Photo gallery: Toastmasters gather

Kathy Rieger recites a joke during the weekly Toastmasters International meeting at The Center on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Floy Westermeier, who served as the organization's international director from 1998 to 2000, said the Council Bluffs Toastmasters International group has been active for the past 55

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Proposed K-9 training site fetches $100,000 donation

A training facility that southwest Iowa and metro-area K-9 police officers can finally call their own is closer to becoming a reality. Mary West, the co-founder of both the Omaha-based West Corporation and the California-based Gary and Mary West Foundation, made a personal $100,000 donation to the O

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Woman recovering from robber's attack

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- An Omaha woman is recovering from a cut to her neck during an attempted purse-snatching. She was assaulted near 27th and Martha shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday after letting her dog out. Witnesses said the assailant tried to steal her purse and she was injured in the altercation

WOWT - 2017-09-24 14:25:00

Gunman taps pizza shop for Saturday night cash

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A bandit made off with a slice of the profits from a metro Pizza Hut Saturday night. It happened shortly before 8 p.m. Police were called to 50th and Underwood where a witness told them that a man armed with a handgun had come in demanding cash. The robber, wearing a blue, hood

WOWT - 2017-09-24 14:10:00

Police hunt for suspect linked to deadly shooting of teen

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police continue the search for Catessa Barnum in connection with the deadly shooting of a teenager early Saturday morning. Shadaisja Hill, 15, was shot at 36th and Lake streets around 2:15 a.m. She was critically injured and died in the hospital later in the day. Police e

WOWT - 2017-09-24 13:46:00

British actor, director Fiennes gets his Serbian passport

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 10:41:11

FAFSA: Your most important ally in the quest for money

It's time for college-bound high school seniors to apply for federal student financial aid. The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid opens Oct. 1. With a June 30 application deadline, nearly eight months might seem like plenty of time to apply. But local and federal education officials

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Laying the groundwork for the jobs of the future

Sympateco, an Omaha cabinetry firm founded by Curt Brannon, works with Metro Community College to design classes where students learn about everything from design elements to delivery of finished items.KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD In education, some subjects don't change much over time. Think gramm

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Co-op grocery stores grow in popularity throughout Nebraska

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 05:15:00

Shenandoah-born fighter finds new strength in MMA

SHENANDOAH - Sean Gluck has always been a fighter. Having been born with a cleft of the soft palate, he underwent numerous surgeries before he started kindergarten. About a year ago, that fighting mentality worked its way into the ring, as Gluck, 22, started training in mixed martial arts, or MMA. "

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Makovicka Physical Therapy assembles disaster kits; other charitable events planned

Orphan Grain Train: Nine Makovicka Physical Therapy locations recently collected and assembled 55 disaster kits for the Orphan Grain Train of Norfolk, Nebraska, a nonprofit Christian volunteer network. Each kit contains a bath towel, washcloth, bar of soap, toothbrush, bandages and a comb. Feeding A

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Higher Education Notes: College of St. Mary reports enrollment increase

The College of St. Mary in Omaha last week reported enrollment of 1,140 students, its highest since 1994. The college has lowered its tuition sticker price by $10,000, saying that price doesn't give a clear view of actual tuition after scholarships and government aid. CSM officials also have said th

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

8 keys to success for adult learners

Is it time for you to get back in the college classroom? It's a common move for professionals who want to advance in one career or switch to another. Former students who didn't complete a college degree on their first try may head back to the books too. But how do you start? We consulted advisers, a

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00