Brian Krajewski, the Ralston Arena's new general manager, is tasked with ushering the venue into a new era, one that city officials expect to be marked by more events, bigger headliners and financial solvency.
The Ralston City Council on Tuesday voted to take another $750,000 from the city's lottery fund as it transfers management of the Ralston Arena to a private company.
The Papillion and La Vista Police Departments and Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office will form the Sarpy County Special Weapons and Tactics Team, ending decades of having two separate squads.
The Traveling Mural Project, which originated at a school in Iowa, gives students in different states the opportunity to come together despite distance.
The trio laughed easily and often that night under the glow of the bar’s neon signs. As it turns out, honest communication and a good mixed drink can go a long way in conflict resolution.
A private management firm will take over operations of the Ralston Arena this spring, a move city leaders hope will bring more events, fill the arena with crowds and revive the venue’s finances.
The real impact of higher valuations won't be known until after local governments set their spending budgets and tax rates, but there’s already some shock going around. Officials say: Blame a hot housing market.
Ralston residents who care for the city's feral cats say other people are interfering with their work.
The DNA test indicated that the chances of the blood belonging to anyone but Ricardo Raul Escobedo Jr. are 1 in 1.2 quintillion.
Authorities have released the identity of the pedestrian killed Sunday evening in a hit-and-run at 84th and Q Streets, authorities said.
The consultant estimated that if those revenues were tapped, based on the arena’s 2016-17 operations, losses could go from $1.3 million a year to $725,000 or, in a best case scenario, $500,000.
The woman wrote bad checks to herself using the chamber's checkbook to steal $41,286 from the organization.
The Ralston City Council approved an agreement between the city and Ralston Keno to place a keno kiosk at the arena in the Silver Bullet Bar.
About 12 years ago, a group of men started meeting at an annual "boys" lunch. They took up a collection and ultimately decided the money should go to Goodfellows, The World-Herald's charity. Last year, they gave $6,900 thanks to a matching donation.
Courtney McIvor gets a little extra coaching during her workouts. It comes from a her 8-month-old son Matthias, who babbles and squawks from his playpen near the front of the gym.
As the only official write-in candidate in the race, she not only has the inside track, she has the only track to fill the third seat on the board.
There are plenty of ghost stories from Ralston City Hall, Baright Public Library and other parts of the downtown area, and the people involved in those incidents view them as being very real.
Sarpy County is poised to lay the underground work that will eventually open up a wide expanse of land to development — residential, commercial and industrial.
Ralston's $23.2 million budget — approved unanimously at Tuesday night's City Council meeting — raises property taxes, eliminates two full-time positions, trims police department overtime and reduces the hours of part-time library staff.
Higher taxes and cuts to city departments could be on deck in Ralston as the city grapples with paying down its arena debt as well as other rising costs.
Revitalizing the city’s downtown is a priority for both candidates vying for the Ward 3 seat on Ralston’s City Council. Terri Alberhasky, whose husband is vacating the seat, will face off against Brian Kavanaugh.
A prominent Democrat and an ally of Gov. Pete Ricketts are going head-to-head in a high-profile election battle over the Millard- and Ralston-area legislative seat.
The event runs 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the front parking lot of the Ralston Arena, followed by fireworks at dusk, said Amy Roeder, president of the chamber.
An employee of the Ralston Chamber of Commerce is accused of stealing $41,286 from the chamber.
Codi J. Verratti was a family friend, officials said.