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Former Omaha North football star Calvin Strong among 6 injured in Omaha weekend shootings  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha police are investigating three separate shootings early Sunday, although none of the injuries appears to be life-threatening.

School resource officer administers Narcan on unconscious Omaha North High student  KETV Omaha

A quick-thinking officer used Narcan to help bring a North High School student back to consciousness. Narcan is used by first responders to reverse the effect of ...

FBI agent, Hollywood set designer among new additions to North High's hall of fame  Omaha World-Herald

Alumni and a former teacher from Omaha North High School have been named the newest Vikings of Distinction. A former football coach was named this year's ...

Omaha-area school districts put renewed focus on trades  Omaha World-Herald

At Westside High, private donations will cover $1.1 million for construction and another $50000 for new equipment for the Engineering and Technology Lab.

New Assistant Joins Omaha North  WOWT

The defending Class A State Champion in high school football is Omaha North. The Vikings have a new addition to their team this season. Head Coach Larry ...

Fundraiser for fire victims  KETV Omaha

Fundraiser for Omaha North High school senior, mother injured in arson.

OPS: Omaha North High School threats are a hoax  WOWT

Omaha Public Schools spokesperson Monique Farmer tells 6 News, social media posts circulated online Tuesday detailing threats to students are believed to ...

Omaha North High principal released following afternoon hospital stay  Omaha World-Herald

The principal of Omaha North High School was rushed to Immanuel Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after feeling ill.

Final school performance ratings give Omaha, Millard schools a boost  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska Department of Education has finally completed performance ratings for public schools, and there is good news for the Omaha Public Schools.

Chasing a perfect ACT score: Brainy Nebraska students ace the test in record numbers  Omaha World-Herald

Explanations for a surge in high Nebraska ACT scores include greater effort, more preparation, quest for scholarships.

Omaha Lutheran church, school close after 132 years due to low enrollment, $130000 in unpaid tuition  Omaha World-Herald

Students walked the halls of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and School for the last time Wednesday. The north Omaha school will soon close its doors after 132 ...

North | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

Hannah Davis. 20180513_spe_north. Key Staffer. Journalistic roles: newspaper editor junior and senior years; entertainment writer. College plans: UNO ...

93 Millard South students earn college degrees — 2 weeks before finishing high school  Omaha World-Herald

The initiative exposes high school students to considerable college-level work. The students and their families may save thousands of dollars, depending on ...

Omaha North High School honors eight at Vikings of Distinction banquet  Omaha World-Herald

Eight people were saluted last month at the 35th annual Vikings of Distinction Banquet for Omaha North High School. The banquet followed a day at the school ...

Two Omaha students named US Presidential Scholars | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The seniors attend Millard North High School and Brownell Talbot School.

In hopes of keeping autistic kids from feeling isolated, new Millard program teaches social skills  Omaha World-Herald

The programs will use recreation technicians and volunteer peers to teach basic skills, everything from how to start a conversation to how to call for an Uber ride.

How to fix Nebraska's struggling schools: State efforts worked in Loup County, but not yet in Santee  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Commissioner of Education recommends removing Loup County Elementary from priority list and expanding intervention in Santee schools.

'Real life superhero:' North Omaha counselor and teacher touched countless lives  Omaha World-Herald

Chris Wiley, a North High guidance counselor and one of a few African-American male counselors in the area, died Monday, a day after celebrating his 65th ...

Mother upset over fight at North High that left girl with a concussion  Omaha World-Herald

The mother of an Omaha North High School student who suffered a concussion when she was caught in a fight involving other students plans to transfer her ...

2019 honorees inducted into Benson High School Hall of Fame  Omaha World-Herald

A computer engineer, dance studio owner and Army major are among the 2019 inductees into Omaha Benson High School's Hall of Fame.

OPS, teachers have reached an agreement on a new contract, but it still needs school board's OK  Omaha World-Herald

Under the contract, teachers would receive a 1.81% pay increase for the 2019-2020 school year.

Judges' job: Choose from among 1,302 top students | Special Sections |  Omaha World-Herald

The judges for the 2019 World-Herald All Academic Program had their work cut out for them. A total of 1,302 students were nominated from Nebraska and ...

Ricketts to grads who aced ACT: If you leave state for college, 'Come back to Nebraska'  Omaha World-Herald

The governor, an ACT official and Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt presented certificates to the graduates, shook their hands and praised ...

North High brawl leaves freshman girl with concussion  KMTV - 3 News Now

A 14-year-old girl is missing a week of school at Omaha North High School after suffering from a concussion during a student fight last week. Lizthy Lopez was ...

Renowned funk musician Arno Lucas performs with Omaha North students  KETV Omaha

Vocalist, drummer and songwriter Arno Lucas was back in the metro Friday to be honored at his alma mater.

Led by Mekhi Butler and Zander Gray, Omaha North offense reuniting at Iowa Western  The Daily Nonpareil

OMAHA — Iowa Western tapped into one of Nebraska's high school football powerhouses on Wednesday to replenish its roster.

Omaha North High elects special-needs student as its prom queen — and the vote was unanimous  Omaha World-Herald

I was in shock a little bit,” said Emily Lanouette, the first special-needs student to be nominated and elected prom queen in the history of North High.

Statue of Omahan who 'gave his life for his fellow Marines' dedicated at park  Omaha World-Herald

The dedication of the life-size bronze statue of Marine Lance Cpl. Miguel “Mike” Keith, who died in the Vietnam War, attracted a large crowd of officials and ...

Hillary Clinton speaks to packed house at Omaha North High School  KETV Omaha

Watch Hillary Clinton's speech at Omaha North High School.

CCC Signs Omaha North Post Player  KTIC

Central Community College men's basketball is pleased to announce the signing of Emarr Vinson, a 2019 graduate of Omaha North High School. As a senior ...

Omaha girl told police she was raped before taking her own life. Rapist says 'I am the victim.'  Kearney Hub

She was a freshman at Omaha North High School and the favorite aunt in a family teeming with nieces and nephews.

2 Bellevue kids left behind on field trip to Omaha Children's Museum  Omaha World-Herald

Hollee Puryear said she immediately began to cry when her husband called her earlier this week. The Puryears' 5-year-old daughter, Reese, and another ...

Nebraska officials back off plan to drop basic-skills test for aspiring teachers  Omaha World-Herald

State officials have backed off a proposal to eliminate the basic skills test that applicants must pass to enter a Nebraska college or university's teacher-prep ...

Attorney says Omaha officers were justified in shooting his client but questions their PTSD claims  Omaha World-Herald

In a wheelchair, without the use of his legs or his left hand, Monroe Evans III calmly and quietly told a judge Tuesday that he was sorry for shooting an Omaha ...

Omaha North football coach speaks highly of hospitalized player  KETV Omaha

An Omaha North High School student and football player is still in critical condition Wednesday after being shot Monday near 38th and Boyd streets.

Omaha principal to reach 50-year milestone  KETV Omaha

An Omaha high school principal who has worked with the district for nearly 50 years is considered to be the king of the halls.

Former football player inspires North High students  WOWT

A former major college football player shared his message of inspiration and hope with students at Omaha North High School today. He uses his life ...

Brainy Nebraska students ace ACT test in record numbers  Norfolk Daily News

Noah Crawford, 17, knows something about reaching for the very top.

With no explanation, judge gives woman probation for inadvertently killing rival's daughter  Omaha World-Herald

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he "respectfully disagrees" with Judge James Gleason's sentence. Probation is extremely rare in death cases — and ...

Outstanding Omaha North student dies suddenly  KETV Omaha

The sudden death of an Omaha North student shocks his family and community.

176 former ITT Tech students in Nebraska will share $1.76 million in debt relief under settlement  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — State Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Monday that 176 former ITT Technical Institute students in Nebraska will share more than $1.76 ...

Former Husker All-American Tom Davis was rugged center and loyal friend  Lincoln Journal Star

Tom Davis, an All-America center as a senior at Nebraska in 1977, died Tuesday at an assisted living facility in Denver, according to several sources. He was ...

Fees add thousands of dollars to the cost of a student's college education  Omaha World-Herald

Student fees are another expense for college students, but administrators say they try to keep them apprised of the cost of those fees.

Council Bluffs schools to offer all students free meals starting this fall  Omaha World-Herald

The entire school district now qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision — a program that allows students to eat free. The USDA funds the program.

Omaha woman pleads to manslaughter in 'stupid,' 'avoidable' shooting  Omaha World-Herald

The two groups of women had been feuding for weeks. On one side, according to prosecutors, were Catessa Barnum and friends. On the other side were Porcha ...

Caravan takes Hillary Clinton to Omaha North High School  KETV Omaha

Video of Hillary Clinton being brought to Omaha North High School.

Death of North High honor student — an 'awesome' kid and 'math whiz' — is 'a shocker,' principal says  Omaha World-Herald

Andrew Wishart, 17, who planned to study engineering in college, died Wednesday night. Principal Gene Haynes said Wishart apparently died of natural causes ...

North High educator Michele Ricard, 55, 'was dedicated, determined, passionate about anything she got into'  Omaha World-Herald

Ricard found her calling in teaching science. Ricard had worked at North High since 2004, teaching physics and other classes. She eventually became a ...

Best of the weekend: 2 sisters' competition, Eppley's growth, Marlon Brando's island and 5 other can't-miss stories  Omaha World-Herald

The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy.

Omaha North vs. Creighton Prep highlights  KETV Omaha

Omaha North High School entered the season as the top-ranked team in Nebraska high school football. They ended it that way, too, beating Omaha Creighton ...

Two candidates will interview today for position as full-time lobbyist at UNO  Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska at Omaha wants a full-time lobbyist, and on Monday two candidates will interview for the job.

Editorial: Elizabeth Davis Pittman, Nebraska's first black judge, left an admirable legacy  Omaha World-Herald

Appreciating her years of dedicated legal *service* and civic involvement is fitting during Black History Month.

Flood will delay delivery of ship named for Omaha war hero Miguel Keith, Navy says  Omaha World-Herald

A new Navy ship slated to be named for a Vietnam War hero from Omaha is months behind schedule because of a flooding accident last July in the San Diego ...

Statue honoring Vietnam War hero to be unveiled Sunday at South Omaha park  Omaha World-Herald

The bronze, life-size statue will be unveiled during an honorary ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday at Miguel Keith Park, near 30th and Y Streets.

100 Black Men: Providing mentors & motivation  WOWT

Real men, giving real time. That's the mission behind Omaha's 100 Black Men. They work with area youth to help them reach their full potential - teaching ...

Burke High School's Henrich Named Gatorade Nebraska Football Player of the Year  KTIC

CHICAGO (December 6, 2018) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Nick Henrich of ...

Nebraska Public Service Commission - District 3 - 2018 Election Guide - Omaha World-Herald  Dataomaha

Age, 58. Party, Democratic. Home, Omaha. Public offices held, None. Education, Omaha North High School. Family, Married, three grown children.

4 Nebraskans win national equine quiz and learn about more than horses  Omaha World-Herald

Chances are, when you become a national champion, you have learned some life lessons along the way. That's the case for the four young women from ...

Three Nebraskans correctly spell their way to next round of National Spelling Bee  Omaha World-Herald

The second round is Wednesday. Most contestants who spell two words correctly will be eliminated at the end of the day based on results from a written test ...

Friends remember high school shooting victim: "He was one of the nicest guys"  KETV Omaha

Investigators haven't released any information regarding possible suspects in the deadly shooting.

School officials make plans for privately funded North Omaha High School stadium  KETV Omaha

Omaha Public Schools hopes to build a football stadium for Omaha North High School. The plan is attracting private donors.

Editorial: Commemorations for Miguel Keith honor his courageous service to country  Omaha World-Herald

The Omahan, a Marine lance corporal killed in action in 1970, received the Medal of Honor for his remarkable bravery under fire.

Omaha South curriculum specialist Tom Dickey dies unexpectedly  KETV Omaha

Omaha South High School curriculum specialist Tom Dickey died unexpectedly Tuesday, school officials announced in a note to students and staff. An Omaha ...

Clinton: Warren Buffett and I would 'dance in the streets of Omaha' with 2nd District win  Omaha World-Herald

The Democratic presidential candidate is hoping to earn enough votes to win Nebraska's 2nd congressional district electoral vote.

Students from across Nebraska take honors in state's junior science fair  Omaha World-Herald

Thirty-three junior high school students and 28 senior high school students from across the state recently competed in the Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences ...

Teen burns the midnight oil for the joy of cooking and catering  Omaha World-Herald

The 18-year-old culinary arts student has been running her own catering business, Midnight Chef, since eighth grade.

Candidates for Nebraska Public Service Commission split on Keystone XL  Omaha World-Herald

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline is drawing mixed reviews from candidates seeking two seats on the Nebraska Public *Service* Commission.

Crowd at Hillary Clinton's Omaha rally exceeded 3300 with overflow  Omaha World-Herald

Barbara Carlson waited in the sun for more than two hours to attend Hillary Clinton's rally in Omaha on Monday, but she never made it inside the gym.

Nebraska native who's legally blind sees Huskers play for first time thanks to special glasses  Omaha World-Herald

Jamey Dougall is legally blind. When he watches a game, he relies on the announcers for play-by-play. This season, thanks to new technology and a pair of ...

South High Magnet mourns loss of teacher  WOWT

Grief counselors were on hand Wednesday as students and staff at Omaha South High School dealt with the unexpected death of a teacher.

Nebraska in Pro Wrestling: Gorgeous George to Baron Von Raschke, 'Mad Dog Vachon' and Sting  Lincoln Journal Star

A valet carries a silver tray into the ring at the arena's center, places it in a corner and sprays the ring with a perfumed disinfectant.

With a little bit of effort, you'll make friends in no time  Omaha World-Herald

You have your plush comforter, shower shoes and Command strips and are as ready as can be. But friends? That's one area in which you might feel a little less.

Bellevue East High School names new principal | Education  Omaha World-Herald

A Westside High School assistant principal will be the next principal at Bellevue East High School, the school district said Friday. Jeffrey Wagner will take over at ...

Bellevue East names Wagner new principal | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

A Westside High School assistant principal will be the next principal at Bellevue East High School, the school district said Friday.

Omaha woman accused of fatally wounding 15-year-old girl, victim's mom have a history of threats  Omaha World-Herald

Catessa Barnum and the mother of the girl she is accused of fatally shooting have had a history of harassment and threats, according to documents each woman ...

World-Herald Scholars: Best of the best | Sport |  Omaha World-Herald

They've mastered their lessons and are ready to pack up and move on to their next adventure — college. The nine members of The World-Herald's 2017 All ...

Peru womens basketball announces additions  Syracuse Journal-Democrat

In her second full season, Peru State women's basketball head coach Joan Albury has announced the signing of fifteen newcomers to the Bobcat program.

Students compete and collaborate at robotics championship in Council Bluffs  Omaha World-Herald

This year marked the 10th U.S. Open Robotics Championship, put on by Create. In its first year, the event drew 72 teams. This year, 550 teams came to Council ...

OPPD prepares students for future careers through ‘Legacy’ model  KETV Omaha

Keeping young talent in Omaha is the target behind a workforce development program sponsored by Omaha Public Power District. A group of Omaha high ...

Lance's Journal: Architects turned artists  1011now

Architects usually have a very interesting way of viewing the world and that's what makes the art you're about to see so captivating.

Police make an arrest in fatal shooting of 21-year-old woman outside Walmart; another man still being sought  Omaha World-Herald

A mother of two young children who was fatally shot Wednesday in northwest Omaha will be remembered for her generous spirit, her father said Thursday.

From the archives: Poverty amid prosperity | Omaha Metro  Omaha World-Herald

Alarming figures reveal the reality of a metro area in which economic hardship has a stronger and stronger grip on the black community.

Full-ride scholarship offers incentive for MCC students to study trades  KETV Omaha

Johnny Rodger's Jet Award Foundation, MCC, Urban League of Nebraska and the 100 Black Men of Omaha are teaming up to award 50 students with the Jet ...

Omaha police are solving more homicides, but some relatives are still waiting  Omaha World-Herald

The Omaha Police Department has drastically improved its homicide clearance rates since 2013, and the department has been able to sustain the high numbers ...

Woman dies after being shot in parking lot at Irvington Walmart  Omaha World-Herald

As of late Wednesday night, no arrests had been made in the slaying of Kayviaun T. Nelson, 21. Police were searching for a 2001 Bronze Chevy Malibu four ...

14-year-old charged with teen's death  KETV Omaha

A teenager was found guilty of second-degree murder Thursday morning. Advertisement. Related *Content*. Social media plea: Family of Tyon Wells sends video ...

Bellevue University's Chinese students graduate, tackling school and life in a new land  Omaha World-Herald

Last weekend, 82 Chinese students graduated from Bellevue University, the first class of a partnership between Bellevue and Guangzhou College of Commerce ...

Free Testing At Omaha North For HIV Awareness Day  WOWT

For the 14th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Douglas County Health Department offered free HIV screenings at Omaha North High School ...

Benning, Donald R. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Benning, Donald R. Oct 10, 1936 - Jul 14, 2017 Of Omaha. Survived by wife. Marcidene (Dee) Benning; children, Victoria L. Benning, Tracy L. Benning (Deb), ...

Meet the 2016 All-Nebraska Academic Team | Education  Omaha World-Herald

They had standout high school careers that ended with a flourish. Top grades, scholarships and awards. They also found success in competitions, academic or ...

Melissa Jarecke marks 50 years in real estate | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Fifty years is a long time. It's the difference between the house at 2806 Angie Drive in Bellevue being valued at $22,900 or $114,000, between people being ...

Career closet helps community members dress for success  KETV Omaha

An Omaha business is not only helping people find jobs, it's dressing them for work. Spruce Staffing opened its career closet Thursday, offering free, donated ...

Recent grad Simon Jones, 18, who wrote blog about his cancer battle, inspired others to turn suffering into 'something better'  Omaha World-Herald

Jones, who graduated May 23 from North High, died Tuesday at his home. He had been diagnosed with cancer more than four years ago and created a ...

Rasmussen: Churchich passed way into Husker memories  North Platte Telegraph

You can call him 1962 Omaha High School Athlete of the Year,

'Dusk to Dawn' program aims to prevent violence among youths  Omaha World-Herald

The collaborative effort involves Nebraska Medicine, the Omaha Police Department, Boys & Girls Clubs and the anti-violence group YouTurn Omaha.

Don Wynne, 87, helped turn a 1-man transport business into one of the top tank carriers in U.S.  Omaha World-Herald

Don Wynne started his fuel transport business with one truck and one employee — himself — back in 1952. Today, Wynne Transport *Service* Inc. ranks as one of ...

Metro girls holiday tournament: Millard South, Millard North, Omaha Northwest, Omaha Westside advance to semifinals  Omaha World-Herald

Millard North's chances of reaching the Metro girls holiday tournament semifinals were becoming more and more slim early in the second half against Bellevue ...

Shatel: Justin Patton's draft night is a validation for Bob Franzese and growing youth hoops movement in Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

The rest of the incredible Justin Patton story continues to unfold, and a big chapter figures to happen tonight at the NBA draft in Brooklyn. The 7-foot Omaha and ...

Kelly: Before speech, Hillary Clinton meets with parents of slain Democratic staffer Seth Rich  Omaha World-Herald

Just before taking the stage Monday at Omaha North High School, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke privately for five minutes with the ...

After 60 years with the Omaha Symphony, violinist takes her final bow  Omaha World-Herald

The Omaha Symphony's final concert of the season just happened to coincide with the retirement of violinist Marcia Hinkle.

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