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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 ...

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 ...

Omaha North runner invited to tournament in Australia  WOWT

Aveon Barnes, a junior track athlete at North High, was invited to compete for the U.S. at a tournament in Australia.

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 ...

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 ...

Omaha North holding fundraiser for student who was burned in house fire  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha North High School is helping out one of its own students after a house fire last month injured her and her mother and destroyed the family home.

Fundraiser for fire victims  KETV Omaha

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

'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 ...

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.

Man injured in shooting near Omaha North High School  Omaha World-Herald

Ceon Barnes' injury was not believed to be life-threatening, authorities said. He was taken to Nebraska Medical Center.

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A-4 boys: Allick scores 34 to lead North Star over Omaha North in district semifinals  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — Josiah Allick won by unanimous decision.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Outstanding Omaha North student dies suddenly  KETV Omaha

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

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 ...

Beverly Ann Waite  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Beverly Ann Waite, 93, of Scottsbluff passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at The Residency. A memorial *service* will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

17-year-old arrested as family mourns mother of two shot in Walmart parking lot  Omaha World-Herald

KayViaun Nelson's loved ones gathered on the steps of her north Omaha church Thursday and mourned the potential lost when the 21-year-old was shot and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

McCain funeral rites hit close to home | News  Hastings Tribune

Like millions of Americans, former Hastings resident Roger Holthaus spent time in front of the television last week watching tributes and ceremonies marking the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Bellevue West's Zavier Betts: Life Under the Spotlight

Look up and down the rosters of Nebraska's Class A high schools and you won't find many with a “9" listed under grade. Zavier Betts was no different.

North Corps basketball program director preps youths for life beyond the court  Omaha World-Herald

Coach Jim Sells sees drills at the Salvation Army center as a metaphor for life lessons: persevere, have respect for others, be consistent in your habits and ...

Khyri Thomas selected in second round of 2018 NBA Draft  KETV Omaha

Former Creighton guard Khyri Thomas was selected 38th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday night in the 2018 NBA Draft.

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), ...

Omaha African-American leaders honored for STEM contributions  Omaha World-Herald

12 African-American leaders in Omaha were honored Thursday night for their contributions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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.

Kelly: John McCain to be buried at U.S. Naval Academy cemetery next to longtime friend from Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

At the U.S. Naval Academy, John McCain and his Omaha buddy Chuck Larson were academic opposites — but they became lifelong friends and now will lie ...

Former death row inmate on probation | Regional |  Lexington Clipper Herald

OMAHA - Jeremy Sheets gets no jail time for threatening a teenage girl in Colorado. Jeremy Sheets has dodged another bullet. The former Omahan, who was ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Omaha North grad Charles R. Larson was 4-star Navy admiral  Omaha World-Herald

The U.S. Naval Academy was one of Adm. Charles R. Larson's true loves.

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 ...

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 ...

Keel laid for Navy ship named after fallen Omaha hero Miguel Keith  Omaha World-Herald

Amid a flurry of welding sparks, Mary Easley of Omaha etched the initials of Delores Keith into a piece of the hull of the ship that one day will bear the name of ...

Woman now charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of 15-year-old girl who was sitting in car  Omaha World-Herald

Catessa Barnum, 25, faces a manslaughter charge, amended from first-degree assault. She also is charged with use of a firearm to commit a felony.

LeFlore, Kyle W. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

LeFlore, Kyle W. Jul 20, 1990 - Jan 6, 2018 Survived by wife, Latasha T. LeFlore; son, Kyle W. LeFlore, Jr.; mother and father, Monica and Kay W. LeFlore; ...

One person critically injured in north Omaha shooting  Omaha World-Herald

Frank Oliver, 30, was found outside a pickup truck near 34th Avenue and Sprague Street, but Capt. Scott Gray of the Omaha Police Department said the incident ...

Betty J. Vogler, 94 | Obituaries  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Betty J. Vogler, 94. Betty J. Vogler was born October 1, 1922, to Malcolm and Eva G. (Baldwin) Thornton in Omaha, Nebraska. She passed away August 3, 2017, ...

Roy Helu, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley teach high school students about finance  KETV Omaha

A program is combining video games and financial planning for students. Omaha North High School football players got to learn about finances and play a game ...

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 ...

Southwest wrestler journeys from trouble to the top  Lincoln Journal Star

It took 85 seconds for Lincoln Southwest High's Kenny Martin to pin his opponent for the state wrestling title in February, giving life to dimples that deepened at ...

Omaha Sports Hall Of Fame Class Of 2013 Announced  WOWT

Inductees for the 2013 class of the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame were announced on Thursday.

Goodwill program helps area youths with disabilities develop job skills, confidence  Omaha World-Herald

The summer session, which includes two weeks of follow-up, was made possible by a $33600 grant from Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation, a state and ...

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