Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Don Meier was a television pioneer who produced or directed a variety of shows out of Chicago in the 1950s. One of those, “Zoo Parade,” provided the inspiration for “Wild Kingdom” in the early 1960s.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Shelly Masoner is remembered by her children and wife as an outgoing and caring womanwho made time for others even while fighting cancer.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Monday, July 08, 2019
The 14-year-old died Friday morning. She was one of six 13- and 14-year-olds in a vehicle that left a farm field road and rolled, killing her and hospitalizing the car's five other occupants.
Friday, July 05, 2019
James and Marilyn Donnelly were returning from a swing dancing convention when a semi truck hit the car behind them, creating a chain reaction crash that killed the couple and another woman from Illinois.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
The friend said there was blood on Johnny R. Knight's face and his fists were clenched tight, but she couldn't tell where he was injured. When he was rolled over, a gaping chest wound was found.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Nebraska State Trooper Jerry Smith, 51, of Scottsbluff, died on June 20. Smith had been on patrol near Bridgeport, when his vehicle was struck nearly head-on by another driver in a three-vehicle collision. The driver of that vehicle, Derek Lacrete, 28, of Lewellen, also died.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Jim Riley, 86, died Saturday at his home in Lincoln. He was diagnosed with cancer last fall and was in palliative care since January.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Alex Minardi impressed her parents with her studiousness and friends with her sense of humor. "She made us very proud of everything she did," her mom said.
Abigail Barth's friends and family are remembering small but meaningful moments this week after she and three other soon-to-be juniors at Gretna High School were killed in a Sarpy County car crash.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
A Nebraska family hoped for decades that a USS Oklahoma sailor's remains could be brought home. Anthropologists at a Defense Department lab at Offutt Air Force Base made it happen.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
A Native American activist who was instrumental in the crusade against beer sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, and who spoke out against the in-custody death of a Native American man in Omaha has died.
Today, the cleaning service and maintenance company — which became entirely employee-owned in 2006 — employs more than 1,300 people.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Family members describe her as the “diligent counterweight to her husband John’s entrepreneurial spirit.” She was mostly private, while he was the face of the business.
The Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, described Lynch, who stood 6-foot-5 in his prime, as a towering figure at Creighton in more ways than one — and one who was humble in spirit, deeply passionate in his work and gracious to all.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Dr. Galen Meyer of Omaha said his mother was antsy in retirement, and she and his father decided she was excellent college material. "It was great, getting to see her graduate," he said.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
"He loved being a lawyer," his wife and former law partner said. "Everything about it: research, going to court, knotty problems, being a diplomat."
Thursday, May 09, 2019
The Georgia-born zoologist averted disaster in daring encounters with wild animals, and he charmed Nebraskan Johnny Carson in more than 100 appearances on "The Tonight Show."
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Cecilia Olivarez Huerta advocated for the Latino community in Nebraska, including on a project to document the history and traditions of the community's history in the state.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Monday, May 06, 2019
His neighbor expected a usual meandering tale from the tiny adorable man with the thick Polish accent. But he didn't expect to hear this one.
Saturday, May 04, 2019
The former City Councilman is remembered as a champion for his north Omaha district and the people who lived there.
Yoshio Manuel Matsunami served in the Navy, owned jewelry shops in Council Bluffs and Omaha for 30 years, and raised a family of six children.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Walsh, who died from heart disease on April 25 at age 92, was in charge of the Mount Michael school and abbey from 1966 to 1989.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Crescent man, a cousin to the Wenninghoff Farm in Omaha, sold sweet corn and other vegetables at a farmers market in Council Bluffs before his retirement.
Thomas L. Kielty worked for decades at the Omaha World-Herald in advertising, circulation and marketing, rising to director of circulation and president of a subsidiary, World Enterprises.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Larry Romjue was the school’s first coach in women’s golf and took the Huskers to the Big Eight title in 1976, when they qualified for the AIAW Championships. They were runners-up the next year at the AIAW Region Six meet in 1977.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The owner of The Winery was known for taking his grandchildren on adventures. Customers remember him and helpful and kind.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Mach was known to listeners of Lincoln radio station 1400 KLIN as the host of "Drive Time Lincoln," an hourlong 5 p.m. program in which he discussed the day's news.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Clarence Osborn died a week after his last race — Tabitha’s Miles for Meals Run at Holmes Lake Park.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
The service for Jason Burgess, 39, and Megan Burgess, 29, will be at 10:30 a.m. at Bellevue Memorial Chapel, 2202 Hancock St. in Bellevue.
Monday, April 08, 2019
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Beran, 88, died Sunday at the Brighton Gardens assisted living facility. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday.
The longtime head of Travel and Transport made his office a shrine to sports in his native Chicago. He battled cancer for 32 years, and helped build Hope House for Omaha cancer patients.