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2nd man sentenced to federal prison for Malmo bank robbery
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years and 11 months in federal prison for his role in an armed bank robbery near Wahoo last year. James C. Fentress-Dismuke is the second defendant in the robbery to be sentenced by a federal judge.
Ratings: Nebraska high school girls basketball, Dec. 18
Nebraska high school boys basketball ratings by World-Herald staff writer Mike Patterson, as published in The World-Herald on Dec. 18. Photos: Celebrating past All-Nebraska basketball teams.
Two AGHS students represent county on Youth Action Board
ASHLAND – Two Ashland teenagers are spreading a message that can make a difference in the lives of their peers. “Our goal is to get the word out to kids that being drug and alcohol free is cool,” said Esmie Williams.
Gocke stays in control, leads Dukes in Wahoo
WAHOO – The York and Centennial wrestling teams competed at the Wahoo Invite on Saturday. Both teams were not at full strength but still saw strong performances from some individuals.
Photos: Wahoo vs. Yutan boys basketball
Pospisil: Yutan doesn't make it easy for defending Class C-1 champ Wahoo as old rivalry resumes. A Saunders County rivalry resumed Monday night and it looks here to stay. Yutan did its part against Class C-1 defending champion and current No. 1 Wahoo, avoiding being blown out in the third quarter an
One in critical condition after crash near Wahoo
Two people were taken to the hospital, including a Weston man with life-threatening injuries, after a car crash west of Wahoo on Thursday afternoon. Case J. Vasa, 22, was transported to the hospital in critical condition after his 2007 Pontiac Grand Am was hit by a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by
New child passenger safety law update to go into effect in Nebraska
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Nebraska (KTIV) – The start of a new year means new laws are going into effect. Nebraska has a new law going into effect on January 1 that impacts children.
Case of paralyzing illness confirmed in young Douglas County resident, the third so far in Nebraska
A case of a paralyzing illness has been confirmed in a young Douglas County resident, marking the third documented case of the rare condition so far in Nebraska. The resident confirmed with acute flaccid myelitis is younger than 18 years old and has been released from a hospital, Douglas County heal
Fort Calhoun girls go 0-2 against unbeaten foes
The Fort Calhoun girls basketball team went 0-2 in games against Wahoo and Syracuse over the weekend, but added a new member to their Pioneer family. Coach Allie Schleifer and her husband Jamie welcomed their third child — and first girl — Berkley Carol Schleifer into the world Wednesday.
Life Threatening Injuries from Saunders County Crash
th, 2018 at approximately 3:07 p.m. the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office, Wahoo Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol responded to the scene of a two vehicle injury accident ½ mile west of Wahoo at the intersection of Highway 77 and 92.
Man gets probation for threatening text messages
A Council Bluffs man will get probation after he sent threatening text messages to an individual as part of a domestic incident. In the July 6 messages, James W. Bowman, 34, threatened to kill and torture a member of the individual’s family, using graphic and vulgar language, according to a police a
Police: Lincoln man recorded himself sexually assaulting sleeping woman
Lincoln police have arrested a 26-year-old man they accuse of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman and recording the assaults on his cellphone, according to court documents. Anthony J. Tift has been charged with first-degree sexual assault of an incompetent person.
Family members say Bellevue woman critically injured in shooting won't survive; friend says she was well loved
A Bellevue woman critically injured in a shooting last week will not survive, a family member said Monday. Doctors at the Nebraska Medical Center will use organs from Brenda M. Henderson, 35, to help others, according to her stepfather, Rick Cline of Bellevue. Henderson had told her family that she
Body of Wahoo man pulled from Omaha lake 3 days after crash
OMAHA — Officials with the Omaha Fire Department say a body has been pulled from a lake on the city's northwestern edge, three days after crews pulled an SUV from the water. The body has been identified as Daniel Foster, 26, of Wahoo. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said the submerged Chevrolet
Lacey recognized for years at Pizza Hut
WAHOO – Beckie Lacey started working at Pizza Hut when she was a student at Kennedy College in Wahoo. Now 45 years later, she still enjoys her work. “I really enjoy my job, the people I work with and the town. It’s a great place to grow up in,” Lacey said.
Update: Lincoln woman killed on Hwy 77 identified
The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office sent out a press release Saturday evening, updating a fatal car crash from Friday night. The press release indicates that at 7:47 p.m. on December 14th, 2018, Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Hallam Volunteer Fire Department, Cortland Rural Fire &
City of Omaha on hook for $250,000 medical bill of gang member charged with shooting police officer
A gang member who allegedly shot an Omaha police officer at close range is set to get his own medical bills picked up by Omaha taxpayers. According to authorities, John Ezell Jr., 36, was shot multiple times by officers after he fired at Officer Ken Fortune during a traffic stop in north Omaha.
Physical therapy using warm water treatment
WAHOO – Makovicka/Sylliaasen Physical Therapy in Wahoo helps people with all sorts of physical ailments and now has a new tool to expand on that help in the form of a pool. Makovicka/Sylliaasen Physical Therapy Director Kellen Benes said the primary goal of the 7 by 7 feet heated pool is to perform
One killed in crash south of Lincoln
One pedestrian was killed and another was taken to the hospital in critical condition after they were struck by a car on U.S. 77 Friday night. The incident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. near the intersection of West Hallam Road. The two pedestrians were assisting a third party with changing a flat tir
Two Santa stops set for Saturday
CERESCO – Santa Claus has to stops in Saunders County planned Saturday, Dec. 15. The jolly old elf will be in Ceresco at the Legion Hall for two hours starting at 10 a.m. Santa will be making a stop in Prague that day too. He will be at the St. John Parish Hall at 11 a.m. This visit is sponsored by