Fremont, NE

Sioux City Journal

Nebraska police officer charged with child sexual assault

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska police officer charged with sexually assaulting a child turned himself in and was jailed Friday. Prosecutors charged Sean Vilmont, a 51-year-old Fremont resident, with three counts of third-degree sexual assault of a child. He was booked in the Dodge County Jail Friday. The Wahoo...
Picture for Nebraska police officer charged with child sexual assault

Omaha crews investigate cause of fire at Tasty Pizza restaurant

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Omaha Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire at a Tasty Pizza restaurant Friday night. The crew says the fire started in the attic area and went through the front door near South 55th and Leavenworth. Once a hole was cut in the roof, the fire came out.
Picture for Omaha crews investigate cause of fire at Tasty Pizza restaurant

Fremont friends win $70K playing Nebraska Pick 5

LINCOLN, Neb.-Curtis Smith and Ryan Bonsack of Fremont won $70,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery. The winning ticket was purchased at Love’s Travel Stop #631 at 26120 E Meigs St. in Valley. The ticket contained one quick pick play for the September 21 drawing which matched the winning numbers 06, 11, 24, 34 and 35.

Tasty Pizza's original location damaged in fire

The original location of an Omaha pizza restaurant was damaged in a fire Friday night. The Omaha Fire Department responded to a fire at Tasty Pizza near 55th and Leavenworth Streets at 9:17 p.m., Battalion Chief Keith Main said at the scene. Smoke could be seen from the roof when...
Fremont Tribune

Vaughan: Remember to scoop the poop

Calling all pet owners with an important question! Do you scoop the poop? This may seem like a messy subject to step into, no pun intended, but with more than 83 million pet dogs in the United States producing approximately 10.6 million tons of waste each year; it is one that must be discussed.
Fremont Tribune

Letter: Thank you for the assistance

I want to thank the individuals who helped me after I had fallen at the Fremont Theaters at the Wednesday (Sept. 22) matinee. I would had not been able to get up on my own. I did not get any names but I appreciated the assistance. Once again, thank you.

Dining Notes: Wine Spectator magazine honors seven Nebraska restaurants

Seven fine-dining establishments in Omaha and Lincoln are among the honorees in the Wine Spectator magazine 2021 Restaurant Awards. The awards were created in 1981 to recognize the nation’s best restaurants for wine. Restaurants are judged on three levels: award of excellence, best award of excellence and the grand award.
Fremont Tribune

TikTok trend causes damage at Fremont High

A new TikTok trend has led to vandalism and thief at Fremont High School. TikTok, the user-generated social media giant, has amassed a huge audience during the past two years, leading it to become one of the largest and most popular social media companies in the world. Dance songs and...
Fremont Tribune

Former Midland professor earns Make Your Mark on Cozad Award

Dr. Marilyn Peterson is the 2021 recipient of the Cozad Library Foundation’s Make Your Mark on Cozad Award. Peterson, originally from Fremont, accepted the professorship at Midland Lutheran College in 1964, teaching journalism and English. She retired in 1994. Peterson was named recipient of the ninth annual Make Your Mark...

Where's the cheapest gas in Omaha?

(OMAHA, NE) According to Omaha gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.80 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Mega Saver at 1357 Nw Radial Hwy. Regular there was listed at $2.69 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.49 at Mega Saver at 6000 Grover St, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.

Daily Weather Forecast For Omaha

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Omaha: Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, September 28: Sunny during the day; while
Grand Island Independent

Rezac powers Omaha Westside past Grand Island

OMAHA — Omaha Westside turned to its Rezac attack Friday night to put away Grand Island. The third-ranked Warriors moved to 5-0 with a 41-9 victory. Leading the way was senior running back Dominic Rezac, but he had some help from his siblings. Rezac, who rushed for a school-record 308...