Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.
April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.
Speakers from the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Weather Service assure crowd at Corps meeting in Nebraska City that they are not expecting another flooding event like what occurred in 2011.
A gun shot was fired into a Hamburg home Saturday, and authorities are looking for a vehicle reported leaving the scene.
The first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild Iowa deer has been confirmed.
Overall, dry conditions persist for most of Iowa. Precipitation average for the past two weeks has been 0.76 inch — a half inch less than normal.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts visited Nebraska City on March 31 for a lunch gathering at Valentino’s.
Census Bureau Examines the Social and Economic Characteristics of our Nation’s 55,000 Centenarians
People far and wide are now “taking the plunge” to help benefit a Tarkio, Mo., infant. Friday a group of local residents stepped up to the challenge when owners of LaReese's in Nebraska City pledged a $5 donation per person as they took the...
The evidence reminds us that laughter makes pain easier to tolerate, relieves tension, improves blood sugar and lowers the risk of a heart attack.
Fremont County was chosen as one of five rural counties to participate in the “High Five Rural Traffic Safety Project” to help reduce traffic fatalities on rural roads. In 2012, 72% of fatal crashes in Iowa occurred on secondary rural roads.
The Hamburg School Board's SBRC hearing stressed the need to cut expenses and reorganize. The Board is making efforts to cut costs by asking Principal Harris to consider a combined superintendent/principal position and accepting some requests for early...
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March 20, 2014. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever...
A $2,000 reward is being offered to convict the person or persons responsible for cutting down the flags on the downtown flagpole in Hamburg.
Officials of the Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center in Nebraska City said they need $50,000 by the end of June to keep the center's doors open.
For the second day, Nebraska City firefighters are responding to a fire along the bluffs south of Omaha Public Power District power plant.
Agricultural land markets in Nebraska remained relatively steady in the last year, according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The April 2014 edition of the Smithsonian Magazine names Nebraska City the 9th best small town to visit in America. The magazine cites the town’s rich history, 10 historic museums, famous orchards and vineyards, as well as the town’s claim to ...
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