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Glenwood man arrested for OWI and Child Endangerment

(Glenwood) A Glenwood man was arrested for OWI 1st Offense and two counts of Child Endangerment following a single-vehicle accident Friday evening. The Glenwood Police Department says officers were dispatched to an intoxicated driver call, located behind 104 Golfview Estates, at approximately 8:48 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located a black 2015 GMC Sierra K1500. The driver, 42-year-old Simon Fletcher, was arrested. Two witnesses described the vehicle striking a large brick mailbox and a tree, reversing and then driving forward striking a light pole, going through the yard at 105 Golfview Estates and continuing north. The vehicle ran over landscaping, bushes and then struck 108 Golfview Estates. The brick front of the home was damaged, along with their trim and gutters. The vehicle curved around the structures, heading south and came to a stop behind 104 Golfview Estates. Two juveniles were in the vehicle during the incident.
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Warrant issued for marijuana suspect

NEBRASKA CITY – An Otoe County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Nebraska City man suspected of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and a weapons violation. Seth Barton, 44, was arrested after police and sheriff’s deputies searched a residence and camper on north Sixth Street...

Glenwood man booked for OWI, child endangerment

(Glenwood) -- A Glenwood man faces charges following a single-vehicle incident over the weekend. The Glenwood Police Department says officers were dispatched shortly before 8:50 p.m. Friday to 104 Golfview Estates for an intoxicated driver call. Upon arrival, authorities say a 2015 GMC Sierra K 1500 S driven by 42-year-old Simon Fletcher was located behind the residence.
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Felony drug charges filed after Highway 2 signs damaged

NEBRASKA CITY - Nicholas Baker, 37, of Nebraska City is charged with possession of methamphetamine and cocaine after leaving the scene of an accident. A sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of erratic driving and damaged road signs on Highway 2 and says he found Baker stopped in Unadilla trying to remove a damaged panel from his vehicle.

Travel Will Be Slowed As Snowfall And Light Ice Glazing Predicted For NW Iowa

Northwest, Iowa — Forecasters say wintery weather will return to Iowa’s northwestern half on Tuesday and it’ll mean slow-going for traffic with two-to-four inches of snow possible along with a light glazing of ice. Meteorologist Brad Small, at the National Weather Service, says a Winter Weather Advisory...

Police respond after fight at La Vista soccer complex

LA VISTA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police responded to a soccer complex in La Vista Sunday night after there were reports about someone with a gun holding people hostage. Fortunately, the reports were completely unfounded. However, police told 6 News a fight did break out and someone pulled out pepper spray...

Shen mayor comments on senior housing project developments

(Shenandoah) -- Shenandoah Mayor Roger McQueen is among those excited over preliminary work associated with the city's proposed senior housing complex. Officials from North Star Housing LLC were on hand during a public hearing at last week's Shenandoah City Council meeting regarding a proposed development agreement between the city and the company for the Shenandoah Senior Villas. Preliminary demolition work recently began on a vacant gas station, paving the way for eventual construction of a 40-unit complex at 1401 West Sheridan Avenue for residents age 55 and up. Speaking on a recent edition of KMA's "Morning Line" program, McQueen says he's pleased work is finally underway.
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Police report deer crashes over Thanksgiving weekend

NEBRASKA CITY – Police report two vehicle and deer accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. A pickup driven by Reid Behrens of Lincoln hit a deer crossing Fourth Corso near I Road at 4:43 a.m. on Nov. 26. A Lexus driven by TJ Merrill Newman of Stella hit a...

3 Hurt in Mills County Crash

(Mills) Three people from Omaha, Nebraska, suffered injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Mills County. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened at 4:29 a.m. on Saturday on Interstate 29 near the 32-mile marker. Authorities identified the injured as 28-year-old Iri Mendez DeGante, 23-year-old Valero DeGante Cruz, and 22-year-old Juan DeGante Cruz.
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Tree lighting highlights holiday shopping promotion

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce organized the Christmas tree lighting on shop small Saturday. The first 100 families received a free commemorative ornament, reusable bag and 3D viewing glasses. The Nebraska City High School Band played and Santa arrived by fire truck. The event coincides with the...

Experienced Fremont-Mills girls optimistic heading into new year

(Tabor) -- It should be a fun year in the Corner Conference girls basketball world, and Fremont-Mills figures to be right in the mix. After working through some bumps and bruises last year, Coach Brett Weldon is ready for his team to attack the new season. "We like where we're...
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Wintry mix forecast for southeast Nebraska

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Cass and Otoe counties. Snow and freezing drizzle are expected from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday in portions of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska. Ice accumulation is possible with wind gusts up to 40 mph. The National...

Four killed, three hurt in vehicular incidents since start of Thanksgiving holiday period

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The busy holiday travel weekend has resulted in multiple crashes on Iowa roadways, with several turning fatal. Since Wednesday, Nov. 23, the Iowa State Patrol said that five crashes have taken place with injuries or fatalities. Only one of them took place in eastern Iowa, when a 13-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle crash on a four-wheeler outside of Manchester.

Iowa Prep Leads Team to Undefeated Season, Could Win Heisman

Before JJ Kohl and Kadyn Proctor, there was Max Duggan. The four-star quarterback out of Lewis Central High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa was one of the most sought-after recruits in the country before deciding to play for Texas Christian University. Not only did he field offers from Iowa and Iowa State, but according to 247Sports, schools like Oregon, Georgia, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Tennessee, and others came calling with scholarship offers.

Giving Tuesday: How to support Omaha, Council Bluffs organizations

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - As the holidays transition from traditions of giving thanks to giving gifts, Tuesday is a day set aside to make sure that charitable giving stays top-of-mind. It’s Giving Tuesday, and in Omaha, there are many nonprofits hoping for your donations, representing a wide variety of causes...

Fremont County to join traffic safety project

(Sidney, IA) Fremont County is joining a traffic safety project. Five rural Iowa counties are participating in the High Five Rural Traffic Safety Project. The goal is to promote safe practices, such as seatbelt use. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says 72 percent of fatal crashes in 2021 were on secondary rural roads.

$32,000 Granted to Fremont County Community Projects

The Fremont County Community Foundation awarded $32,000 to Fremont County nonprofit organizations and community projects during its Fall 2022 Grant Cycle. Including these most recent grants, the Fremont County Community Foundation has distributed more than $2.5 million in grants and scholarships over the past 24 years. The following organizations are...