LINCOLN – The Activity Center at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland will close temporarily starting Monday, June 25 to allow for construction of an interior wall adjacent to the indoor playground.
ASHLAND – The Ashland City Council has reached an agreement with the developers of the Whitetail Run housing project to move forward without using a controversial funding method.
ASHLAND – Citizens opposed to the use of tax increment financing (TIF) for the Whitetail Run housing development, presented an informal petition to Ashland city officials Monday morning.
ASHLAND – All down Silver Street, from No Frills Supermarket all the way to the heart of downtown, people lined both sides of the the streets to watch the parades, a highlight of Stir-Up.
ASHLAND – A group of about 30 concerned citizens on both sides of the issue came together Wednesday night to discuss the proposal by a developer to use tax increment financing to fund infrastructure.
ASHLAND – Initial testing on a skull found in Salt Creek near Ashland proved it is not the remains of a Lincoln woman who was swept away by flood waters in 2015.
ASHLAND – After a public hearing that lasted nearly 90 minutes and before a packed house, the Ashland City Council approved the second reading of an ordinance that would annex the first phase of the proposed Whitetail Run housing subdivision.
ASHLAND – A 12-year-old boy suffered severe injuries to a hand when a fireworks device exploded Tuesday night in Saunders County, authorities said.
LINCOLN – The Discover Ice Fishing clinic scheduled for Jan. 9 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park has been canceled because of a lack of safe ice. The clinic will not be rescheduled.
ASHLAND – Two bricks bearing messages police are calling “terrortistic threats” were thrown through the windows at The Ashland Gazette’s office late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
WINDOW UNDRESSING: Two bricks bearing messages police are calling “terrortistic threats” were thrown through the windows at The Ashland Gazette’s office late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. (Staff Photo by Suzi Nelson)
HELP IDENTIFY: Ashland Police Department is asking the public to help identify the individual seen here purchasing cigarettes at Casey's General Store in the early morning hours of May 31.
ELITE CLUB: Ashland-Greenwood senior Tyler Craven surpassed the 1,000 point mark in high school career on Saturday and was presented with an award to honor the record by the other Bluejays who also reached that milestone. They are, from left, Roger Barber (Class of 1981), Matt Johnson (1996)…
ASHLAND – Saturday was a day for celebration in Bluejay country, as eight wrestlers qualified for state, the boys basketball team topped rival Wahoo and six students medaled on the speech team.
ON TO STATE: Eight Bluejays qualified for the state wrestling tournament next week by finishing fourth place or higher at the B-2 District Tournament in Nebraska City on Saturday. They are (front row, from left) Wyatt Brauckmuller, Jake Fox, Dawson Grell, Trevor Nichelson; (back row) Walker …
INJURY: A young girl is loaded into a Life Net medical helicopter at Ashland's Wiggenhorn Park on Thursday evening by Life Net, Ashland Emergency Services adn Ashland Volunteer Fire Department personnel after falling from a tree. (Staff Photo by Suzi Nelson)