3,900 miles over 32 days, that’s how far a group honoring fallen first responders and veterans is carrying an American flag. The Carry the Load campaign started its journey in Minneapolis and will end with a rally in Dallas on Memorial Day. Wednesday, the flag and the group passed through Lincoln.
Nearly two dozen students sustained minor injuries in a crash that involved a school bus and a Ford Fusion Wednesday afternoon near Dunbar in Otoe County.
Despite a mayoral race that put a Democrat in office for the 20th straight year, more Republicans than Democrats voted in the Lincoln general election on May 7.
Saying "an ordinance to ban plastic bags does not solve the problem of plastic debris in our landfills," Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert on Wednesday vetoed the plastic bag ban ordinance passed by the City Council on Tuesday.