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Fremont Tribune

Tractors ready to roll for a cause

Don’t be surprised if you see several tractors in Fremont or other area towns on Saturday. They’re probably part of the 11th Annual Goldenrod Tractor Ride. Almost 50 tractors will be part of the event during which participants travel through the scenic countryside of Dodge, Washington and Saunders counties, while raising money for a good cause.
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Best All-Season Tires for 2021

The day-to-day grind puts tires to the ultimate test. Here are five all-season tires with top ratings for durability and comfort, even in extreme conditions. How much spending money should parents give their college student?. Omaha World-Herald: Inspired Living. Inspired Living Omaha spotlights home, design, fashion, food, entertaining, design, travel...
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Fremont Tribune

More than 450 cars take part in the return of Cruizin' Main

PLATTSMOUTH – Let the good times roll. At least 450 car owners, and probably more, showed up at last Friday’s Cruizin’ Main car show, much to the delight of Cindy Cruse of the local Chamber of Commerce following unforeseen issues in the past. “It was a real good turnout,” said...

LiveGreen: Sept. 22 is World Car Free Day

World Car Free Day, which encourages individuals to eliminate the use of their car for a day, will be celebrated on Sept. 22. Avoiding using a car provides an opportunity to try using active transportation modes, such as biking, walking or taking the bus. Collectively, it demonstrates what our streets and air would look like without cars, congestion and polluting emissions. While going car-free may not be an option for everyone, it’s a chance to reexamine the way we move around our community.
Daily Nebraskan

OPINION: Electric scooters not worth the cost, cause safety issues

Since their arrival in Omaha in 2019, electric scooters have quickly spread across the Cornhusker State almost as fast as a particular illness that I promised not to talk about in our latest podcast. A year later, in September 2020, dockless scooters began popping up in Lincoln, and this summer,...

KETV NewsWatch 7 Chronicle: Driving Hope: A Vehicle for Change

OMAHA, Neb. — Owning a car means freedom, the ability to work, and the opportunity to go to school. But so many people can't afford a set of wheels because of challenging circumstances. That's why an Omaha non-profit, Chariots 4 Hope, partners with more than 100 community organizations to identify people who can benefit from a clean, working, used car, and they "bless" those folks with a vehicle. The vetting process ensures that potential owners can afford the upkeep of a car and they have the responsibility to care for it. But the partnership between Chariots and recipients goes way beyond a car. They work to build community. KETV goes inside this inspiring organization to see "blessings" in motion and understand the reason for the mission. To learn more about donating a car to this organization or to inquire about vehicle ownership go

Chronicle: Chariots 4 Hope

OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha family is changing lives by connecting their charity with more than 100 other non profits in our community. It's called Chariots 4 Hope, and it provides vehicles for people who have encountered big challenges in their lives and who have shown the commitment to rise above them. KETV Newswatch 7's Julie Cornell tells one of those stories ahead of KETV's special Chronicle: Driving Hope, A vehicle for change.

Ahoy mateys! These boats can float!

ASHLAND – As the two vessels were launched, the boat builders watched in anticipation. Would it be seaworthy or would it sink?. In both cases, the answer was seaworthy. But one proved to be just a tad bit more seaworthy than the other, when the two were pitted against each other in a race.
Fremont Tribune

Kids display their need for speed at festival

PLATTSMOUTH - It’s been a favorite for many years and the hot seat/trike/bike races at the 2021 Plattsmouth, Cass County Harvest Festival was no exception. This year’s event attracted 18 kids for showing off their need for speed at Sixth and Main streets. The various winners were Elise Wilkins in...
Fremont Tribune

Plattsmouth's Cruizin' Main returns this Friday

PLATTSMOUTH – It’s Cruizin’ time again. Cruizin’ Main, Plattsmouth’s annual big car show, returns this Friday in downtown after a year off because of COVID-19. The event, showcasing hundreds of spiffy hot rods and vintage cars and trucks, is sponsored by the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce. “I think people are...

On The Road Again

A 75-year-old Glenwood man is getting around town again thanks to the generosity of dozens of local residents who contributed donations to help buy him a new motorized wheelchair. Terry Eaton, 75, and his 8-year-old Miniature Pinscher, Pinky, have become familiar faces on Town Square, cruising together in a motorized...
Fremont Tribune

WATCH NOW: P&L Automotive serves car repair needs of Fremont drivers

For P&L Automotive, owner Paul Boyd says business just keeps getting busier and busier. "We have a great customer base, a lot of great, long-term customers, as well as a lot of new, great customers," he said. "We just appreciate all of the customers coming back and all of the business we get from them."
Fremont Tribune

Cedar Bluffs SkillsUSA hosting fundraiser with car show event

From trucks to motorcycles to tractors, the Cedar Bluffs Public Schools SkillsUSA’s 2021 Wildcat Car Show will have multiple cars on display this weekend. The fundraiser show will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Cedar Bluffs football field. The early bird entry fee is $5 per vehicle, while the fee at the gate is $10.

Study: Severity of rheumatoid arthritis may affect driving

A UNMC study funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation found an association between driving and arthritis severity. Internal medicine faculty members, Ted Mikuls, MD, and Kaleb Michaud, PhD, were co-principal investigators of the two-year study. Matthew Rizzo, MD, Frances & Edgar Reynolds Chair & Professor, UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, is senior author of the paper.
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Cruising through Blair

The second Blair Cruise Night coordinated by Matt Saunders in 2021 will include a meet and greet beforehand Saturday. "This one I call the give back cruise," Saunders said. "I ask local businesses to donate, I advertise their business on pages and during the cruise I hand out those items to people driving or watching. It helps get their business out to people while they're in town."
Fremont Tribune

Car seat recycling event set for Sept. 22 in Fremont

In honor of September being National Child Passenger Safety Month, Three Rivers Public Health Department, in partnership with S2 Refuse & Recycling, will be hosting a car seat recycling day. The event will allow you to bring your used/crashed/expired car seats to be recycled for free. The seats will be...
Gretna Guide & News

Venture Crew explores Oregon, California

The Gretna Venture Crew 363 recently returned from a high adventure trip to Oregon in mid July. Six scouts — Caleb Prince, Caden Prince, Collin Graham, Henry McQueney, Alice McQueney and Garrick Wilson — along with three leaders — Dr. Rich Beran, Tori Winter and Cindy Mefford — flew to Medford. We rented a van and camped at the local […]