Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.
April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.
A gun shot was fired into a Hamburg home Saturday, and authorities are looking for a vehicle reported leaving the scene.
The state climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says planting delays should not be a concern and that temperatures should be on the upswing across the state.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts visited Nebraska City on March 31 for a lunch gathering at Valentino’s.
Census Bureau Examines the Social and Economic Characteristics of our Nation’s 55,000 Centenarians
Brian Buescher, an Omaha lawyer seeking the Republican nomination for attorney general, visited with the public this morning at Janie’s Confections in Nebraska City.
People far and wide are now “taking the plunge” to help benefit a Tarkio, Mo., infant. Friday a group of local residents stepped up to the challenge when owners of LaReese's in Nebraska City pledged a $5 donation per person as they took the...
Early Nebraska voters first to see changes affecting primary ballots; uncontested partisan races won't be included
Early voters will be the first in Nebraska to note changes affecting this year’s primary ballots, says Secretary of State John Gale. Most notably, some partisan races will not appear, based on passage of LB 56 in the current legislative session.
The evidence reminds us that laughter makes pain easier to tolerate, relieves tension, improves blood sugar and lowers the risk of a heart attack.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services released a report on its young adult alcohol opinion survey. The Division of Behavioral Health conducted the annual survey of 3,468 young adults aged 19 to 25 by mail. The report compared three years...
Lawmakers voted April 1 to override the majority of the governor's line-item vetoes of the state budget package.
Fremont County was chosen as one of five rural counties to participate in the “High Five Rural Traffic Safety Project” to help reduce traffic fatalities on rural roads. In 2012, 72% of fatal crashes in Iowa occurred on secondary rural roads.
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March 20, 2014. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever...
A $2,000 reward is being offered to convict the person or persons responsible for cutting down the flags on the downtown flagpole in Hamburg.
Officials of the Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center in Nebraska City said they need $50,000 by the end of June to keep the center's doors open.
For the second day, Nebraska City firefighters are responding to a fire along the bluffs south of Omaha Public Power District power plant.
Agricultural land markets in Nebraska remained relatively steady in the last year, according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The April 2014 edition of the Smithsonian Magazine names Nebraska City the 9th best small town to visit in America. The magazine cites the town’s rich history, 10 historic museums, famous orchards and vineyards, as well as the town’s claim to ...
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