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"Beer and a book": Local liquor store opens bookstore
When Megan Hinson, a realtor with NP Dodge, walked into Dave’s Drive-In Liquor store to talk to owner Jeff Rise about marketing, she saw something she wasn’t expecting.
Nebraska Town Close to Outlawing Renting to Illegals
A sign for a real estate agent stands on Main Street in Scribner, Nebraska on Monday, July 16, 2018 amid the Scribner City Council approval of an ordinance designed to prohibit hiring and renting apartments or homes to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. (Nati Harnik/AP)
Waste reduction grants come to Fremont
Keep Fremont Beautiful was awarded $32,144 to help fund a household hazardous waste event in town. And Horizon Biofuels Inc. received $170,000 to help cover 50 percent of the cost of industrial wood shredding equipment that will help shred mixed wood waste, such as pallets, crates or construction wa
Nebraska town considers ordinance targeting immigrants
The Costco plant will employ 1,000 workers when opening next year and could change the face of Scribner's population, which is 96 percent white.
Onnen closing out 41-year career with LBNRD
DAVENPORT — After more than four decades of work for the same employer, Mike Onnen, general manager of the Little Blue Natural Resources District, will spend his last day in the office on Jan. 11, 2019, then head to northeastern Nebraska to begin a new chapter in his life of service to others.Onnen
Woman sentenced to two to five years for possessing meth
The woman, Cassandra Rains, 24, was seeking probation, having become a first-time mother since being arrested in June 2017. Her defense attorney, Leta Fornoff, argued that Rains had made strides to get off drugs, but Dodge County Attorney Oliver Glass argued that a pre-sentence investigation report
Woman arrested for DUI after driving wrong way down one-way street
The woman, 33-year-old Lindsay Winter, was stopped by law enforcement on North Platte Ave. and was subsequently arrested on charges of DUI as a third offense, refusal to submit to a chemical test, refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test, open container and driving the wrong way on a one-way s
Hot dog: Semi carrying frankfurters catches fire on Dodge Expressway
Video and photos on social media showed the truck, which was traveling east on the Dodge Expressway near 114th Street, engulfed in flames and producing a large amount of smoke. The first social media posts about the fire came shortly after 7 a.m.
Hats Off To Literacy continues to help provide books to children
The Fremont Area United Way hosted its Eighth Annual "Hats Off To Literacy" Luncheon on Tuesday, where guests donned a variety of stylish, fun and wacky hats while raising money for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Mother, infant injured in 2-vehicle crash
A mother and an infant were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday along U.S. Highway 75 north of Blair.According the sheriff's report, a 2004 black Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven by Richard E. Pierce, 41, of Omaha was northbound on U.S. 75 and slowed to turn on County Road 16. That's when he was hit
Planners recommend items on Morningside Road
“The proposed development would contain single-family residential, two areas of multi-family residential, commercial and some of the lots would be available for duplexes,” Planning Director Jennifer Dam said at the meeting.
Nearby Scribner seeks to pass Fremont-style housing ordinance banning illegal immigrants
More informationNeighbors sue to reverse approval of chicken feeding operationNeighbors who don’t want a chicken feeding operation in their eastern Nebraska community have sued the Colfax County Board of Commissioners for approving a permit.Washington County meeting draws hundreds to protest new chi
Hot dog: Semi truck carrying frankfurters catches fire on Dodge expressway
Video and photos on social media showed the truck, which was travelling on Dodge near 114th Street, engulfed in flames and producing a large amount of smoke. The accident was also causing traffic delays in the area.
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Video of Nebraska woman's arrest during city council meeting goes viral
"She wasn't being contentious," Heatherly said, "She was just trying to explain what she delivered to the city."
Tough road for West Point
“We made some mistakes, especially some base running mistakes. But we never hung our heads. We just kept after it and kept going,” West Point coach Bruce Schlecht said. “That’s what we say all the time. Somebody makes a mistake, go get the next one.
Miracle Hills landlord wants to evict Kohll's Pharmacy over horse-drug conviction
An Omaha landlord is seeking to evict a local pharmacy over allegations of conduct unbecoming a business.MHP Development — which oversees Miracle Hills Park — filed a lawsuit this week saying it wants to evict Kohll’s Pharmacy from its business park at 114th Street and West Dodge Road.The landlord’s
Northeast NE man charged with manslaughter in May rollover
The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office say that Tuck Lanz, 24, of Stanton has been charged with manslaughter, Class IIA Felony, for the death of Hunter Hetzler, 22, formerly of Stanton.
Video: Woman's arrest at Fremont City Council meeting goes viral
FREMONT, Neb.- —Fremont police arrested a woman in her 70's at this week's city council meeting. Officers booked Linda Verner for trespassing Tuesday."She refused to wrap it up when the police came up they said, 'Ma'am could you please sit down' and she refused," Councilman Matt Bechtel said.Adverti