The woman was driving north on County Road 24 near Weston when her SUV went off the roadway, overturned and landed in a ditch, according to a news release. The GMC came to rest against a tree, pinning the woman.
Justin Johnson and Jason Dean have known each other for years. In the past, they used drugs together. These days, they hold each other accountable in their journey to remain sober and out of jail.
Supervisors voted to grant a conditional use permit to the Texas firm to run the feedyard adjacent to AltEn over objections from seed companies who argued Mead Cattle bore some liability in the environmental cleanup at the ethanol plant.
The Saunders County Board overrode local opposition and voted 6-0 to approve a conditional use permit for the project, which more than 500 people had signed a petition opposing.
“Treatment and disposal (including future liability) of this material should be the responsibility of Mead Cattle,” attorneys for Corteva Agriscience and Syngenta Seeds.
The solar farm would be built in a rural area of Saunders County and, according to proponents, generate $9.5 million in property taxes over 30 years.
The Mead Planning Commission ultimately put off a decision, opting instead to take time to consider a proposal put forward by the plant to suspend the conditional use permit rather than revoking it outright.
AltEn received more than $200,000 in COVID relief funds as it came under fire by state environmental regulators and fended off foreclosure by a Lincoln investment company that bought several years of delinquent taxes it had failed to pay.
Despite some local opposition, Nebraska's first utility-scale solar farm is a step closer to being built south of Yutan.
The 10-year study, which is expected to cost $1 million annually, will begin ramping up in the coming weeks, area residents learned at a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday.
Saunders County officials OK'd a conditional use permit from a Texas feedlot operation to take over Mead Cattle Co., which shares an address and ownership with AltEn, the ethanol plant under fire by state environmental regulators.
A 2019 Ford F-150 pickup, driven by 69-year-old Dennis Campbell of Fremont, crossed over the highway's center line and struck a John Deer 770 road grader, which was being used as a snowplow.
After winning a $94,000 Pick 5 jackpot in July, a Saunders County woman claimed her $138,000 prize Monday for another winning ticket she purchased in December.
Saunders County Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz said he didn't know if a medical situation or drowning caused the death.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday to get a positive identification and cause of death, the sheriff's office said.
A Facebook post by Oath Keepers claimed Kevin Stukenholtz "wishes to meet patriots and citizens interested in helping out should unrest and calamity befall us."
The fiancé of a 27-year-old former Lincoln woman found stabbed to death in their home in Malmo now is accused of killing her.
The victim, identified as Kayla Matulka, was stabbed several times, the State Patrol said in a news release.
Storms are expected to develop near the Kansas-Nebraska border and move northeast through the afternoon and evening.
Twenty-five of the 94 individuals invited to a mass testing event in Fremont tested positive for COVID-19, the Three Rivers Public Health Depa…
An employee with the Saunders County Department of Corrections has tested positive for COVID-19 according to the Three Rivers Public Health De…