Plymouth man killed in Nebraska Highway 4 accident
BEATRICE – A driver ejected from his vehicle died at the scene northwest of Beatrice, late Friday night. Gage County law officers say the one-vehicle accident happened on Nebraska Highway 4, at the intersection with West Juniper Road….about five miles northwest of Beatrice. A Ford F-150 pickup driven...
Washington man arrested in Nebraska after 62 pounds of marijuana found in vehicle
YORK COUNTY Neb. — A Washington man faces charges after pounds of drugs were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday in York County. Dejuan Nelms, 46, is charged in York County Court with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of more than a pound of marijuana and no drug tax stamp.
BNSF train derails after crash near Exeter
EXETER, Neb. (KOLN) - A BNSF train derailed after a train hit a semi-trailer near Exeter. The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by BNSF about the crash around 10 a.m. on Friday. According to FCSO, the crash was at the crossing located on County Road 20 just north...
M29 ‘Weasel’ rolls into Nebraska National Guard Museum in Seward
SEWARD, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska National Guard Museum preserves over 11,000 artifacts, and one more came rolling in from the World War II era. The M29 “Weasel.”. It’s significant to Nebraska because of Operation Snowbound. “Operation snowbound was our largest, domestic call-up of the National Guard after...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.25 and $3.38 in Utica as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Plymouth Unveils Summer Parks and Recreation Activities Guide with Fresh Digital App on the Horizon
Residents of Plymouth, it's time to shrug off that winter chill and jump into the Summer Parks and Recreation Activities Guide now available online. The guide, which details a variety of activities for all ages, invites the community to engage in sports, arts and crafts, music, fitness, and a roster of special events. An array of opportunities awaits those eager to enhance their connection to the Plymouth community and indulge in some good old-fashioned recreation.
Public Information Meeting on March 19 for Improvements to N-15 (6th Street) in Seward
March 1, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) will hold a pre- construction public information meeting regarding improvements to Nebraska Highway 15 (N-15) also. known as 6th Street in Seward. The meeting will be held at the Lied Senior Center, 1010 Manor Drive, in. Seward...
Abadia and company defeat Warriors at home
SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia Men’s Tennis team invited Sterling College (Kan.) to Seward to compete at the Bulldog Tennis Courts for the first time this year. Down to the final bout, No. 2 Santi Abadia clinched the 4-3 dual victory over the Warriors. Abadia and Michael Bedrosian went undefeated in their singles and doubles matches against Sterling.
Dawgs come down on Tritons inside Walz
SEWARD, Neb. – Concordia hosted another tennis dual on Sunday (Mar. 3), going through their third in four days, this time against Iowa Central Community College. The Bulldogs clamped down on the Tritons, with Alana Lopez-Pagan clinching the team triumph, 4-3. With the singles win, the Forney, Texas product is on a three match win streak and puts CUNE at 5-4 on the year.
Track and Field Shines at GPAC Championships
The men’s team won the GPAC title and the women’s team placed second. On Feb. 17, the men’s track and field team took home the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Championship with a total score of 195 points.
Three Concordia University, Nebraska alumni recognized by Lutheran Education Association
Concordia University, Nebraska today announced that three university alumni have been recognized by the Lutheran Education Association (LEA). Annie (Hinck) Ziegelbein ’08 was recently awarded the organization’s 2024 Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Teacher Award. Nicholle (Harstad) Blomenberg ‘21 was recently awarded the organization’s 2024 Outstanding New Lutheran Early Childhood Teacher Award. Joshua Rempfer ’01 was recently awarded the organization’s Esther Award for dedication leadership and perseverance on behalf of education in times of trial and tragedy. The Lutheran Education Association is an international, professional organization that links, equips, and affirms educators in Lutheran ministries.
Concordia falls to Sterling in singles
SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia Women’s Tennis team invited Sterling College (Kan.) to Seward to compete at the Bulldog Tennis Courts for the first time this year. Two big doubles wins and Alana Lopez-Pagan, in singles, were the lone wins as the Bulldogs fell 2-5 to the Warriors. The home team sorely missed Mariana Molano, sliding every player up a spot in 1v1 play.
Clutch baskets and team defense electrify Bulldogs past Chargers
SEWARD, Neb. – After the Bulldogs totaled an 18-point lead in the third, Briar Cliff whittled the advantage down to four points to make the tension rise in Friedrich Arena. Concordia came in clutch, bowing their back with a 9-0 run to end the 87-74 conference tournament semifinal victorious. Multiple players were instrumental in moving on to the GPAC Final, including Rushton (20 pts), Kendal Brigham (17), Powell (12) and Heemstra (12).
Doane is Love flags destroyed
Several flags were ripped up and thrown in trash cans. Doane is Love concluded on Feb. 16 after a week of celebrating love held by People for the Rights of Individuals of Sexual Minorities (PRISM). Overall, this week was a success, both in raising money and spreading love. However, despite the successes, there were a few incidents of destruction that occurred over the week.
Ella Eager House in Beaver Crossing Added to National Register
Lincoln, NE - 02/27/2024 - The History Nebraska is pleased to announce that the Ella Eager House has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The Ella Eager House is located in Beaver Crossing in Seward County. The Ella Eager House's nomination recognizes its association with architecture....
Seward man credits lifestyle for surviving heart attack
Roger Kleege of Seward has been working out and eating meticulously his entire life. But just three months ago he got a diagnosis that would change his life.
Men’s tennis can’t find answer for Tritons
SEWARD, Neb. – Concordia hosted another tennis dual on Sunday (Mar. 3), going through their third in four days, this time against Iowa Central Community College. The two teams competed at the Bulldog Tennis Courts and the Tritons came prepared, defeating the Bulldogs in a shutout (0-7). With the loss, Concordia falls back to 4-6 and will now step into conference play in two days.
CAMC Earns Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Award from The Chartis Center for Rural Health
Crete Area Medical Center Earns Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Award from The Chartis Center for Rural Health. February 28, 2024 – Crete Area Medical Center (CAMC) in Crete, NE, today announced it has been recognized as a 2024 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the nation by The Chartis Center for Rural Health and is one of fourteen Nebraskan Critical Access Hospitals recognized. Chartis’ annual Top 100 award program recognizes outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX®.
Auburn BBB Team Beats Battle Creek to Make State Tournament
SEWARD, NE - The Auburn Bulldogs boys basketball team punched a return ticket to the State Tournament on Tuesday with a 57-38 win over Battle Creek. The Braves held a 12-11 lead over Auburn through the first frame, but a 20-6 second quarter put the lead on the Bulldogs' side by 13. Auburn pulled away to win comfortably in the fourth, improving their mark to 26-0 on the season. Auburn sophomore Brenton Wenzl led his squad with 15 points. The Bulldogs' Maverick Binder dropped in 14 points & Nolan Gardner hit for a dozen. The Braves saw Blake Borchers knock down 15, while Michael Wragge finished with ten.
Seward man goes full steam ahead while collecting model trains
SEWARD, Neb. (KOLN) - A trail of smoke floats behind a Union Pacific locomotive as it chugs past miniature buildings. The model train is controlled by conductor and collector - John Blomenberg. The trainset is only a fraction of his collection of about 1,800 planes, trains, automobiles, farm equipment and...