Monday Apr 7
14th Annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium Informs, Entertains Public
Saturday marked the 14th annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium and Family Weatherfest at UNL's Hardin Hall.
Palmyra Farmer Killed in Grass Fire
An 88-year-old Palmyra farmer was killed in a grass fire. Palmyra and Bennet Fire and Rescue crews found the body of Paul Lansing at 236 F Road Thursday afternoon.
Farmer's Body Discovered at Grass Fire
Otoe County Attorney David Partsch, said Palmyra and Bennet fire and rescue were dispatched to at 236 F Road, for a grass fire, at 3:30 p.m. Partsch: "He was possibly burning some items in a barrel and the fire must have jumped from the barrel because there was a lot of grass fire in the area and he was caught up in that."