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Seeverses settle in Seward after life in Japan

Karen Seevers backpacked through Europe and Russia and ended up in Japan. After returning home to the United States, she decided to go back to Japan. She thought she would stay one or two years at the most.

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-12 06:00:00

Feds seek forfeiture of $500K seized in Nebraska traffic stop

Federal prosecutors are seeking to forfeit nearly $500,000 in cash seized during a 2016 traffic stop on Interstate 80 by a Seward County sheriff's deputy, according to court records.

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-14 22:00:00

Hans remembered for service and as ‘jack of all trades’

Richard “Doc” Hans lived a life of service. He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and later in the Nebraska National Guard, on multiple community boards, on the Seward City Council and he worked at the Nebraska National Guard Museum.

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-11 21:39:00

Fatal Crash At Hwy 77 & West Hallam Road

The following is a statement from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office:. Volunteer Fire Department, Cortland Rural Fire & Rescue, and Lincoln Fire & Rescue, responded. to a report of two pedestrians who had been struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Hwy 77.

KFORNOW.COM - 2018-12-15 15:54:01

Milford holds off Centennial comeback

UTICA – The Centennial Broncos cut Milford’s 12-point halftime lead to just four points, but that would be as close as they would get in girls Southern Nebraska Conference action on Friday night.

YORK NEWS-TIMES - 2018-12-15 06:00:00

Mayor vetoes council vote on blight designation

Two conflicting votes from the Seward City Council regarding a blight designation led to the mayor vetoing the first vote. On Dec. 4, a motion to approve a blight designation for four lots on the northwest corner of Lincoln Street and North Columbia Avenue was met with a tie vote.

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-12 06:00:00

Bladress travels 3,800 miles to raise money, stops in Seward

Yanise Ho, 23, has lived all over the world, but this summer she experienced 3,800 miles of the U.S. in a unique way: from coast to coast on rollerblades. The Bladress, as she calls herself, was born in Hong Kong and went to school in Italy before moving to Washington, California, Central America, N

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-12 06:00:00

How to Watch: Oklahoma State vs. Nebraska

(This article was generated by Oklahoma State Athletics Media Relations) Opponent: RV/25 Nebraska (8-2, 0-0 Big Ten) Site: Sanford Pentagon (3,250) Series: Nebraska leads 64-54 (12-8 on neutral courts)

247SPORTS - 2018-12-15 15:00:00

Nebraska Supreme Court rules text messages were admissible in convicting drug dealer

LINCOLN — Just because incriminating text messages came from my cellphone doesn't mean I sent them — that was the basic argument made by a convicted drug dealer that was rejected Friday by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

OMAHA.COM - 2018-12-14 16:49:00

Troopers arrest drunk, revoked driver following pursuit in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested a drunk driver following a pursuit on Interstate 80 that covered nearly 20 miles in eastern Nebraska Thursday afternoon.

KSNB LOCAL4 - 2018-12-14 21:06:00

Former Lincoln Police Chief Arrested For Evidence Tampering

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The former Lincoln police chief is accused of removing evidence from the department that was seized in criminal cases. Brian Key, 41, was arrested Thursday (Dec. 13) tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia and — both Class D felonies.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-13 20:50:36

Petition to legalize medical marijuana launched in Nebraska

LINCOLN — A petition effort to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska was launched Thursday with the creation of a campaign committee. State Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both of Lincoln, will lead the committee, Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana laws. The group is aiming to put a proposed co

OMAHA.COM - 2018-12-13 15:40:00

Check out these holiday light displays in Lincoln

Here are reader submissions for holiday light displays in and around Lincoln:. * 1101 & 1111 N. 97th St. — Three yards connected with an 8-foot Santa, interactive Santa's workshop and a variety of other displays and lights.

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-13 18:00:00

Police remind residents to protect vehicles during holiday season

NORFOLK, NE- Don’t let cold weather be the reason someone drives off with your car!. No matter how short a time you’ll be outside the car, police are warning you to turn it off and take your keys with you.

NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Nebraska Offers Young QB, Son Of Former NFL Player

Anthony Mix was a former standout wide receiver at Auburn, and an NFL player from 2006-09. His son is just a high school freshman, but Anthony Mix Jr. is already on the radar for big-time college programs.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-12-13 16:07:09

Who Feeds the Farmer? Propst recommends eateries across Nebraska

Once in a while I hear from our faithful reader Max Propst with an update on his eating-out ventures from his home near Seward, Neb. One is Nowhere Special Steakhouse and Saloon in Linwood, Neb. It’s moderately priced, but not exactly on a main road. Linwood is on a spur east of Nebraska 15 between

AGUPDATE.COM - 2018-12-13 18:00:00

Nebraska beats Illinois with huge comeback to set up volleyball final vs. Stanford

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nebraska fought back from two sets down to stun Illinois and advance to the final of the NCAA women's volleyball tournament on Thursday night. After losing the first two sets 25-22 and 25-16, the Cornhuskers rallied for a victory at the Target Center with sets of 25-23, 25-20 and 15-1

ESPN - 2018-12-14 05:14:42

Part of south Lincoln Shopko would be torn down under plan

It looks as though Shopko may not be done downsizing in Lincoln. Last week, the retail chain announced plans to close its north Lincoln store at 3400 N. 27th St. in February. This week, a local developer submitted a proposal to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department that shows part of the

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-12-12 22:10:00

Pedestrian Hit By Car Close To Downtown Lincoln

A 46 year old man is recovering after being hit by a car Wednesday night near Lincoln High. Police Captain Ryan Dale told KFOR NEWS the man was crossing “K” Street in the crosswalk at 21st Street, but he didn’t have the right of way at the time. Captain Dale says a car, who had the green light, trie

KFORNOW.COM - 2018-12-13 13:18:48

Planning Commission approves chicken feed operation

The Seward County Planning Commission recommended approval for a conditional use permit for a chicken feeding operation near Goehner. According to the draft minutes of the commission’s Nov. 26 meeting, the board voted 6-1 to approve the permit.

SEWARD COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-11 21:45:00