Saturday May 18
The Papillion Times
Teacher Donna Shannon, known for no-nonsense ways, is retiring
Aleese Kindopp listens up during a spelling quiz administered by Shannon. One of the words: "because," which Shannon calls her "least favorite word." The longtime teacher said that kids often misuse it and the word is "just an excuse." Donna Shannon, who will turn 72 next week, helps fourth-grade student Savannah Pykiet at Elkhorn Hillrise ... (more)
7-year-old recovering from dog attack
Elkhorn, NE- A 7-year-old is at home recovering after he was attacked by a neighbor's two Rottweiler dogs Tuesday night.
World-Herald editorial: Our choices for Omaha City Council
The issues facing Omaha, from the sewer separation project to fire and police pension costs to the need for street resurfacing and crime containment, go far beyond parochial concerns.
Omaha day-care provider accused of injuring baby
Tyler Pooschke of Elkhorn was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma in 2009 and underwent chemotherapy.
Hansen: Don't call Doane student a cancer survivor a " just call him Tyler
Tyler Pooschke, left, is a chairman of Doane College's Relay for Life, an all-night event that raises money for the fight against cancer.