Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
Updated at 11:17 AM

According to Nebraska City Utilities, wastewater leaked into South Table Creek for about 40 minutes Thursday morning due to "electrical and mechanical failure" at the lift station.Nebraska City Utilities operator Scott Shoemaker said the failure lasted from 9:45 until 10:25 a.m. "Not enough was spilled or released to cause any problems," he said. "Nature will clean it up, because that's what nature does. What our plant does in 50 feet, nature does in 50 miles."

Updated at 11:03 AM

Ella Doris Riege, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Keystone Assisted Living in Roseville, Minnesota. She was born May 9, 1920 at Unadilla, Nebraska to John and Mary Kammann Riege. She lived on the family...

Posted at 11:00 AM

The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.

Posted at 11:10 AM

  Uh oh! There it goes again -- that cabinet door that always bangs annoyingly or the almost-impossible-to-open drawer from Hell.

Updated at 9:22 AM

Nora Straube, age 92, of York, NE went home to Heaven for Christmas on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at York. Survived by children: Barbara Gannon Simpson (Mike), Omaha, NE,  Dennis (Jacque) Morner, Anchorage, AK, Kenneth...

Updated at 9:21 AM

Avis Hespen, 95, of Syracuse, departed this life to her heavenly home on Dec. 11, 2014. Born on the farm near Sterling, NE to William and Mary Umphres on June 9, 1919. She attended school in Douglas. She was married to Ernest...

Updated at 9:12 AM

OMAHA - The Nebraska Poison Center has had a 24-percent increase in calls relating to carbon monoxide so far this year since 2013. According to a press release from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center in Omaha, more than 400...

Updated at 9:12 AM

A switch up in defensive intensity and a big second half from senior guard Sam Heng powered the Lourdes girls’ basketball team to a blow out 60-30 home win over Pawnee City on Tuesday night.

Updated at 9:11 AM

The holiday season is a great time of the year to remember those less fortunate, but a local establishment wants to expand holiday generosity to the homeless pets of Otoe County. Fur Pals N Critter Sitters is hosting a Hungry Bowl...

Posted at 10:05 AM

Days after admitting publicly that he had molested...

Posted at 9:05 AM

Stevie Wonder and his girlfriend, Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, have welcomed a baby girl, 

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