Memphis SRA partially reopens after flooding

Memphis SRA partially reopens after flooding

Memphis State Recreation Area in Saunders County has reopened to public access, although parts of the park remain closed due to flooding earlier in the week. Flood waters have receded enough to open roads through the campground, where the electrical sites will be available. Those pedestals were not damaged by…
KTIC NewsCenter Thursday News 5-23-24

KTIC NewsCenter Thursday News 5-23-24

An 18 year old had to be airlifted to Omaha after an almost head on collision between an SUV and a semi near Pilger. More details have been released regarding the deaths and injuries caused by a tornado in Greenfield, Iowa Tuesday. Attorney General Mike Hilgers filed a lawsuit against…
Disaster Centers to Reduce Hours, Help Still Available

Disaster Centers to Reduce Hours, Help Still Available

The Douglas and Washington county In-person Disaster Recovery Centers are reducing their hours. They are no longer open Sundays. Also, both locations will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2024. The new DRC hours begin Tuesday, May 28, 2024. The centers will then be open 9…
Flooding and Road Closures Update

Flooding and Road Closures Update

Flash flooding from heavy rain earlier this week has impacted several areas in Washington and Dodge Counties. The Platte River, Bell Creek and the Elkhorn River overflowed yesterday, draining of those flood waters is expected to be a slow process according to officials. As of this morning, Washington County Emergency…
Omaha and Lincoln ranked as Top 25 American Cities to live

Omaha and Lincoln ranked as Top 25 American Cities to live

Two Nebraska cities are ranked in the top 25 American Cities as best places to live. Omaha is ranked 18th in the best places to live, among the historic and entertainment features, Omaha has a cost of living that is lower than the national average, as well as median home…
Memphis SRA temporarily closed due to flooding

Memphis SRA temporarily closed due to flooding

Memphis State Recreation Area in Saunders County is closed temporarily due to flooding. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission evacuated the park on the evening of May 21 and issued refunds to campers. Roads leading to the park have been barricaded. Staff will evaluate the situation and any damage when…
Attorney General Hilgers Files Landmark Lawsuit against TikTok in Nebraska State Court

Attorney General Hilgers Files Landmark Lawsuit against TikTok in Nebraska State Court

Lincoln, NE – Today, Attorney General Mike Hilgers filed a landmark lawsuit against TikTok in Nebraska State Court, alleging violations of Nebraska’s consumer protection laws.  The lawsuit claims TikTok engaged in deceptive and unfair trade practices by intentionally designing and operating a platform that is addictive and harmful to teens and children…
KTIC NewsCenter Wednesday News 5-22-24

KTIC NewsCenter Wednesday News 5-22-24

Inches of rain in the region have led to multiple Flood Warnings. A tornado in western Iowa's Greenfield killed multiple people and destroyed many structures. A 29 year old woman who's a teacher with Madison Public Schools has been arrested for sexual abuse by a school employee.  ...these stories and…
NECC Nursing Students Research Area Healthcare Topics

NECC Nursing Students Research Area Healthcare Topics

NORFOLK, Neb. -- A team of four Northeast Community College students partnered with Franciscan Healthcare in West Point to study inpatient hypoglycemia for a project they completed last month. The students were one of several teams of second-year nursing students who presented their Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) via a poster…