Saunders County Newswire

Saunders County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Saunders County, NE.

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  1. Weston Man Suffers Life Threatening Crash InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The Saunders County Sheriff's Department said witnesses told them that 22 year old Case Vasa of Weston did not stop at the red light at the intersection of Highway 77 and 92, 1/2 mile west of Wahoo. His eastbound Pontiac Grand Am was struck broadside by a northbound Jeep Cherokee, driven by 41 year old Rebecca Vonseggern of Wahoo.


  2. Sheriff releases name of passenger killed in collisionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities have released the name of a woman who was fatally injured in a collision with a semitrailer in eastern Nebraska's Saunders County. The accident occurred around 7 p.m. Sunday on Nebraska Highway 92 about a mile and a half west of Mead.


  3. Victim Identified In Saunders County Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Authorities have identified the person killed in a crash involving a semi and two pickups in Saunders County on Sunday. Saunders County Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz said a pickup, traveling eastbound, lost control and was hit by a westbound semi.


  4. One of two juveniles released in Fremont High weapon investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... Authorities searched the building. Police teamed with Nebraska State Patrol Troopers as well as Dodge and Saunders County Sheriff's deputies. Our much-advertised winter storm begins to push in during the evening, starting out as rain but becoming a ...


  5. Two People In Custody, Weapon Found After Fremont High LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The school day had ended at Fremont High School, about an hour north of Lincoln, on Thursday afternoon, when the building went into lockdown after a student reported seeing two people walk into the building. One of those two people apparently had a gun.


  6. Man who assaulted deputy during escape gets up to 113 yearsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man who attacked a sheriff's deputy during an escape in eastern Nebraska has been given up to 113 years in prison. Saunders County District Court records say 38-year-old Eric Scott was sentenced Wednesday.


  7. Man who assaulted deputy during escape gets up to 113 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... attacked a sheriff's deputy during an escape in eastern Nebraska has been given up to 113 years in prison. Saunders County District Court records say 38-year-old Eric Scott was sentenced Wednesday. He'd pleaded no contest to charges of escape, ...


  8. Rabies concerns condemn family's pet raccoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the mother of Matt Klabenes' 9-year-old daughter reported Monday to the Saunders County Sheriff's Office that the girl had been bitten by the raccoon while she was staying at his Valparaiso home over the weekend. Six-month-old Charlie must be euthanized to take samples of his brain matter for the rabies test.


  9. Valparaiso family's pet raccoon to be euthanized, tested for rabies after concern over biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... raised from a week old by Matt Klabenes' family at their home, was taken for euthanization Thursday by the Saunders County Sheriff's Office and a Nebraska Game and Parks conversation officer. On Monday, the mother of Klabenes' 9-year-old daughter ...


  10. Waverly attorney 1 of 2 in running for county court judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    A Waverly man who works as a deputy Saunders County Attorney is one of two people being considered for a county court judgeship.


  11. Three Rivers confirms West Nile deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... cases of West Nile Virus in the Three Rivers jurisdiction, two were reported in Washington County, two in Saunders County and one in Dodge County. "The West Nile Virus can cause serious illness. I urge individuals to take every possible precaution ...


  12. Nebraska County Countdown: #6 Saunders CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Corn Nation

    ... the courthouse but it is the best we can use. That could be a 9/10. Now only if the picture was better.... Saunders County was established in 1856. It must have been Calhoun County at some point because it was once named after John C. Calhoun, but ...


  13. Habitat Projects Planned at 2 Nebraska State ParksRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says Memphis Lake in Saunders County and the wetlands at at Kiowa Wildlife Management Area south of Morrill, Nebraska, will both be lowered.


  14. Public hearing set for September for county judgeship candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 5th Judicial District will hold the meeting at the Saunders County Law Enforcement and Judicial Center starting Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy will be ...


  15. Man who assaulted deputy to escape car enters pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | KLKN

    ... he slipped his handcuffs and used his leg-iron chain to choke the deputy. Scott gained control of the car in Saunders County, forcing out the deputy. Scott was arrested the next day after he was found walking near the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's ...


  16. An even bigger boulder emerges southwest of LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... their farm fields southwest of Lincoln in 2005. Curator Erin Hauser sits on a shelf of a boulder outside the Saunders County Historical Society Museum in Wahoo. The Sioux quartzite was one of the historic Twin Rocks that served as guideposts along ...


  17. Show of Force at Bluestem LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Crouse was wanted for warrants in Saunders and Butler counties, and for domestic assault in Lancaster County. LSO's Tactical Response Unit deployed canisters of chemical agent into the trailer, forcing Crouse from the trailer holding a knife.


  18. Splash pad to complete revamp of Cedar Bluffs parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Cedar Bluffs Public School District and the Village of Cedar Bluffs has allowed the small town in northeast Saunders County to complete a variety of community projects. The partnership, known as the Join Public Agency (JPA), has spearheaded projects ...


  19. Baseball-sized hail, tornadoes reported; severe storms possible todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    Severe weather rolled into Nebraska on Tuesday, including these clouds near Morse Bluff in Saunders County.


  20. Woman dies after collision at Saunders County intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | KLKN

    The Saunders County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred around 9:50 p.m. Thursday at the southwest corner of the village of Prague. Investigators say the woman was driving east on County Road R and didn't halt at a stop sign controlling the Nebraska Highway 79 intersection.