Thursday, November 14, 2019
Sing served for years as an officer with the Tri-Mutual Aid Fire Fighters Association, where he worked closely with 29 fire and rescue departments in Nebraska and Iowa. He also oversaw the Boys Town Fire Brigade's transition to a municipal fire department.
Monday, November 04, 2019
Andrew "Andy" Bailey and his wife, Susan, adopted children from India, Romania and Ethiopia.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
P. Stephen Potter, a defense attorney from Gothenburg, Nebraska, spent 36 years working as the "Hot Dog Man" at Husker football games. His sideline antics eventually drew the attention of CBS's Charles Kuralt, who featured him in his "On the Road" series. Potter died Oct. 24 at 74.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
She opened up a downtown jewelry store some 70 years ago with her husband, and the pair became widely known as framers of the Omaha Sister Cities Association.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
A celebration of life service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Bellevue Memorial Funeral Chapel for Matthew A. Brenden, 19. Police are investigating his death.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
A lifelong Democrat, many of Barrett's best friends were staunch Republicans, said former U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Kari Firlik, 35, was killed Saturday in a double shooting with her husband, Tech. Sgt. Zachary Firlik, at their home in the Rising View subdivision near Offutt Air Force Base.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
When asked how Wayne Ziebarth, a Nebraska Democrat, succeeded in a predominantly Republican state, his son Jim said, "He basically felt that the right wing and the left wing were connected to the same bird, and if they didn't get along, that bird was in trouble."
Friday, September 27, 2019
Three Nebraska families are grieving the loss of loved ones who were killed in a multivehicle crash on Interstate 80 last week.
For three decades, Husker booster and donor Dean Kratz helped host a series of Big Red breakfasts. He practiced law in Omaha for more than 60 years before his death at age 95.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Mark Mercer, who is widely recognized along with his father, Sam, and his wife of 50 years, Vera, for developing and preserving Omaha's Old Market neighborhood, died Sept. 16 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 75.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
He began his teaching career in Oakland, Nebraska, then moved on to Omaha Central High School and, finally, to Omaha Westside.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
An investigation determined that the juveniles were in possession of a firearm and that it was discharged while being handled, police have said.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Jacobsen, who coached Burke from 1969 to 1994, died Thursday in hospice care. The member of the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame was 81.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Clint and Jed VanderWey were killed when the plane Clint was piloting crashed just across the border in South Dakota.
The funeral service for Glenna Oltman will be held at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Louisville, Nebraska.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Omaha's stately old downtown high school already had a long reputation as a strong college preparatory school when G.E. "Doc" Moller arrived. But he maintained that reputation with high expectations of both students and staff.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
By any account it was a great life — he built a construction business that contributed to Omaha’s livability; when he lost his first beloved wife to cancer, he was able to find a second woman to share his life with; he had his health and pursued a vigorous outdoor life; he had his wits — and kept them until the end; and was surrounded by the love of a sprawling but tight-knit family.
Sunday, September 01, 2019
He piled up more than 10,000 flight hours, in 105 aircraft types — including the sleek, sexy SR-71 Blackbird. He flew more than 100 Air Force combat missions in Korea and Vietnam. He was a Right Stuff-era test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base. He launched the first X-15 rocket plane. He flew the B-1 bomber on its maiden flight.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Larry Morrissey possessed the ability to care and connect with Omaha Westside students beyond the athletes.