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Former Marian High School Dean of Students resigns to fight sexual assault claim  KETV Omaha

The dean of students at Marian High School has resigned, stating in a lawsuit "untrue allegations" have made it impossible for her to do her job.

3 injured, 1 driver ticketed in crash near Marian High School  Omaha World-Herald

A three-car crash in front of Marian High School left three people injured, and police cited one of the drivers on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Marian High issues statement, says it 'acted swiftly' after harassment complaint  Omaha World-Herald

Social media posts about an alleged inappropriate encounter between two faculty members prompted Marian High School to issue a statement saying that it has ...

Crash near Marian High School sends three people to the hospital

The Omaha Police Department have identified the names in the three car crash on a section of Military Avenue near 76th street. Police say that around 2:30 pm ...

$12 million capital campaign could help 'outdated' Marian High School enter new era  Omaha World-Herald

First-time visitors to Marian High School sometimes can't decide where to enter. The main entrance to the Omaha Catholic school is modest and utilitarian, with ...

Gala raises $450000 for Marian High School scholarships, tuition help  Omaha World-Herald

Scholarships and tuition assistance at Marian High School benefited from MarianFEST (Funding Education in the Servite Tradition). The Feb. 2 gala drew 500 ...

Principal Named at Marian High School  WOWT

Marian High School is pleased to announce the appointment by the Servants of Mary of Susan Spethman Sullivan as principal.

93 Millard South students earn college degrees — 2 weeks before finishing high school  Omaha World-Herald

The initiative exposes high school students to considerable college-level work. The students and their families may save thousands of dollars, depending on ...

How to fix Nebraska's struggling schools: State efforts worked in Loup County, but not yet in Santee  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Commissioner of Education recommends removing Loup County Elementary from priority list and expanding intervention in Santee schools.

Ricketts to grads who aced ACT: If you leave state for college, 'Come back to Nebraska'  Omaha World-Herald

The governor, an ACT official and Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt presented certificates to the graduates, shook their hands and praised ...

Omaha Lutheran church, school close after 132 years due to low enrollment, $130000 in unpaid tuition  Omaha World-Herald

Students walked the halls of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and School for the last time Wednesday. The north Omaha school will soon close its doors after 132 ...

Chasing a perfect ACT score: Brainy Nebraska students ace the test in record numbers  Omaha World-Herald

Explanations for a surge in high Nebraska ACT scores include greater effort, more preparation, quest for scholarships.

Two Omaha students named US Presidential Scholars | Education  Omaha World-Herald

The seniors attend Millard North High School and Brownell Talbot School.

Students, teachers share why they like private schools  Omaha World-Herald

There's all kinds of literature about why private schools are good for your children. But we went right to the source: local private school principals, teachers and ...

School districts plan for Friday's snow  KETV Omaha

Snow is in the forecast for the Omaha metro Friday, but, early Thursday evening, public schools have not made a decision about class schedules Friday.

Class project gives Marian High students a glimpse into homelessness  Omaha World-Herald

Students in an Omaha Marian High School sociology class were given a challenge of an assignment: Sleep in a car for a night. The activity, part of a ...

Edney, John A. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Edney, John A. Dec 6, 1923 - Dec 24, 2018 Born December 6, 1923 in his family home in the Benson neighborhood, in Omaha, Nebraska. The youngest of five ...

Mary Higgins Named President of Marian High School  WOWT

Mary Higgins has been named president of Marian High School, the first Marian graduate to be named president.

Omaha man found guilty in shooting death of former girlfriend in Walmart parking lot  Omaha World-Herald

A 20-year-old Omaha man was found guilty Monday of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his former girlfriend in a Walmart parking lot.

Washington Digest: Group honors Dick Cavett with its annual Distinguished Nebraskan Award  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska Society of Washington, D.C., recognized the longtime entertainer, who grew up in Lincoln and is best known as the host of “The Dick Cavett Show.

OPS, Millard, Westside and others cancel school Friday. See our complete list of closings  Omaha World-Herald

Snow is coming, and it is already affecting schedules. The following organizations/events have announced schedule changes. Stay tuned for more updates from ...

Pelan, Mark A. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Pelan, Mark A. Oct 11, 1971 - Jan 16, 2019 Mark is survived by his wife, Katie Pelan; children: Connor, Claire, Kyle, Mary Kate, and Abby; parents, Carol and ...

Elation for winners and runners-up at Marian High's annual Field Day  Omaha World-Herald

Seniors in orange and sophomores in yellow celebrated winning first and second places with junior contestants at the climax of the Marian High School Field ...

Omaha area Catholic schools: When they start, what's new this year  Omaha World-Herald

From new language classes to a fully functioning technology lab, there's no shortage of changes coming to area Catholic schools this school year.

Students among those providing families with the holiday experience they can't afford  Omaha World-Herald

In the winter of 1967, Jesuit priest Dan Kenney went on a hunting trip and returned to Omaha's Creighton Prep with far more poultry than the school could ...

Back from Peace Corps, Marian High and UNL alumna still helping Zambians get water  Omaha World-Herald

As a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Zambia, it didn't take Emily McKeone long to see the need for drinking water at three schools near the village she served.

About 1,500 attend Omaha Women's March, organizers say | Omaha Metro  Omaha World-Herald

Worries over personal freedoms and inequities in the economy were very much on the minds of those participating in the march Sunday.

Higgins, LT, DDS, MS | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Higgins, L.T., DDS, MS Sep 12, 1930 - Jan 23, 2019 Quintessentially humble and understated, he would have none of this. So we say it for him: Len lived a.

Marian senior raises funds for pediatric cancer treatment after defeating the disease herself  KETV Omaha

Kyleigh Gall is organizing a race to raise funds for research and relief for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Around and About: Marian honors alumnae, community leaders  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Marian High School presented a variety of honors at its Esprit de Corps Awards Banquet, held Sept. 10 at the Omaha Country Club.

Update: Remembering Ashley Carter  WOWT

An accident Saturday claimed the life of one of Nebraska's all-time greatest soccer stars. Ashley Carter had gotten engaged just two weeks earlier.

Video: Local teachers' practical joke relieves students' stress before exams  Omaha World-Herald

In most schools, exam time means stress time. The students and faculty alike often feel the pressure posed by every test given and taken.

Higgins, Leonard Theodore, DDS, MS(Len, LT, Dr. Higgins, Dad, Grandpa)  Omaha World-Herald

Higgins, Leonard Theodore, DDS, MS (Len, LT, Dr. Higgins, Dad, Grandpa) Sep 12, 1930 - Jan 23, 2019 Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Agnes; ...

Sister City Mayor Shares Thoughts at Marian High  WOWT

A Marian High School history class got a dose of Irish culture Tuesday from a special guest. The mayor of Omaha's sister city Naas, Ireland is in town to celebrate ...

Nebraska high schools have strong showing at national speech tournament  KETV Omaha

The Nebraska high school speech circuit cleaned up nicely at this weekend's National Individual Events Tournament of Champions tournament in Denver.

From the archives: Rev. Daniel Kenney says he 'spent the first half of my life raising hell,' and 'second half trying to lower heaven'  Omaha World-Herald

This column was first published on Aug. 22, 2000. * * *. The Rev. Daniel Kenney is a Jesuit priest and recovering alcoholic. "I spent the first half of my life raising ...

Decorated NU diver rose to the top despite early barriers  Daily Nebraskan

Dubbed the “most successful collegiate diver” in Nebraska history, junior Abigail Knapton's unlikely rise to the top of the record books began as a dream diving ...

Millard South ends Norfolk's season, 2-0 | Sports  Norfolk Daily News

OMAHA — Millard South used its superior speed and skill to record a clean sheet against the Norfolk girls soccer team Monday for a 2-0 victory in the semifinals ...

Colorful Tradition of Marian Field Day Rocked Creighton's Campus  WOWT

The big school tradition of Field Day is not a typical day of track and field. Instead, the ladies of Marian High School turned it into a colorful song and dance that ...

Work scheduled to start this summer on addition at Omaha Central High  Omaha World-Herald

Construction is slated to start this summer on a new addition for Central High that boosters say will retain the charm of the historic downtown building while ...

Aksarben princesses | Aksarben Ball  Omaha World-Herald

Sydney Elizabeth Armstrong, 21, daughter of Will and Lori Armstrong of Grand Island. She is pursuing a degree in biology/pre-dental at Wayne State College ...

With her toddler in tow, prosecutors say, Omaha woman couldn't escape her ex-boyfriend  Omaha World-Herald

A trial opened Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused in the slaying of 21-year-old Kay Nelson, a mother of two.

Omaha Gives' 2018 total of $7.3 million is shy of last year's total  Omaha World-Herald

Kali Baker of the Omaha Community Foundation, said the organization still is pleased with the sustained level of engagement between nonprofits and the ...

Catholic schools join student walkouts to protest gun violence  National Catholic Reporter

Roughly 150 students took part in a walkout at St. Gertrude High School in Richmond, Virginia, March 14, one of thousands of walkouts held nationwide calling ...

Around and about: 'Carnival' beckons with a Brazilian theme  Omaha World-Herald

The Carnival of Love Gala raised $315023 to support Heartland Family *Service* programs. That amount surpassed last year's $264000 record ...

North Bend's Borer makes history at state wrestling  Norfolk Daily News

OMAHA — Records are meant to be broken and dreams, hopefully, are realized.

70 Nebraska high school students receive UNL's Young Artist Awards  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts held its Nebraska Young Artist Awards on April 6.

Former Daily News intern reflects on journalistic accomplishments  Norfolk Daily News

Jenna Johnson has gone from writing about summer fish kills at Skyview Lake in Norfolk to covering President Donald Trump's press conferences at the White ...

Archdiocese honors eight Nebraska Catholic school educators | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

The Archdiocese of Omaha honored eight educators on Sept. 29 during the 39th Annual Archbishop's Dinner for Education, which was held at the Embassy ...

Hot start sends Centennial over Wakefield | Sports  Norfolk Daily News

LINCOLN — Centennial got off to a hot start against Wakefield and it propelled them to a 56-48 first-round win in the Class C2 portion of the boys state ...

Grieving dad lost his only daughter all because her ex-boyfriend 'could not lose a fight'  Omaha World-Herald

Jurors convicted Marcus Wheeler, 20, of second-degree murder and weapons charges in connection with the April 18, 2018, killing of Kay Nelson outside the ...

Sarah Fili  KETV Omaha

Sarah joined the KETV team in March of 2017, and is happy to be back home in the big-O!“This is the community that molded me, from time spent on mission ...

Rock opera gives people with disabilities a chance to 'become who they want to be'  Omaha World-Herald

Marilyn Hinkle's work is part of a collaboration between Gotta Be Me, a nonprofit that works to include people with disabilities in everyday activities, and Opera ...

Monday's rainfall total was close to an all-time one-day record  Omaha World-Herald

The rain that continued to fall in the Omaha area Monday was getting close to a one-day record for rainfall, but as the rainfall diminished, it was looking like the ...

Catholic school teacher invested her life in family, faith and students  Omaha World-Herald

Marcia Regan spent her whole life in Nebraska. She was born and raised in Omaha and graduated from Marian High School in 1984. She earned degrees in ...

2015 Aksarben Ball: Omaha Princesses | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

TAYLOR M. ANDERSON, 22, daughter of Melissa and David Anderson. Taylor graduated from Doane College in May and is teaching general and instrumental ...

Kelly: Retiring principals reflect on 4 decades in Omaha Catholic schools  Omaha World-Herald

Paulette Rourke, is completing 44 years at St. Cecilia, nine as principal. Joyce Gubbels is finishing 46 years at what is now called St. Pius X-St. Leo, including 35 ...

UNO on course to train more K-12 teachers in computer science  Omaha World-Herald

UNO has pledged to add 80 credentialed K-12 computer science teachers over the next three years in Nebraska through courses that lead to state teaching ...

Marian grad Abi Knapton finishes 4th in NCAA Platform Diving  WOWT

Abigail Knapton produced the highest individual finish by a diver in Nebraska history, as she captured fourth place on the platform to cap the Husker effort at the ...

Troopers continue safety education for teen drivers  1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska State Patrol is continuing to help teach teen drivers about safe driving. Troopers gave more than 200 safety presentations ...

Braves top pesky Pierce for Mid-State wrestling crown  Norfolk Daily News

WAYNE — After seeing the final layout of the brackets Thursday, Battle Creek coach Cody Wintz thought his team had a chance to put together a special effort in ...

About 2000 tackle Trek up the Tower in its 12th year  Omaha World-Herald

Now in its 12th year, the event is a fundraiser for Wellcom, a nonprofit dedicated to improving work site wellness. Organizers estimated that the event would raise ...

Area schools to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with various activities  Omaha World-Herald

National Catholic Schools Week 2016 will be observed in the Archdiocese of Omaha Sunday through Feb. 6.

Malcolm High School student-athlete named Gatorade Nebraska Volleyball Player of the Year  1011now

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Jaela Zimmerman of Malcolm High School as its ...

Omaha teenager survives deadly disease  WOWT

After spending a month on life support, Omaha teenager Jordan Matukewicz survived a deadly, bacterial disease.

Kelly: Omaha nuns get a private stable tour prior to International Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

International Omaha organizers couldn't help but suggest Sister Karen of Omaha as their version of Loyola's Sister Jean.

Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame to induct seven Nebraska letterwinners  Daily Nebraskan

Seven Nebraska letter winners were inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame yesterday, Oct. 1, in a ceremony at Lincoln East High School.

NBC Tigers top Adams Central | Sports  Norfolk Daily News

LINCOLN — North Bend Central's 42-37 win over Adams Central in the first round of the Class C1 boys state basketball tournament at the Devaney Center here ...

College Signee: Gochenour signs with Dartmouth | Sports  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Gochenour commits to Ivy League school for track. Track and field 'runs' in the Gochenour family. Alex Gochenour, a graduate of the Logan-Magnolia Class of ...

2014 Ak-Sar-Ben Coronation Omaha Princesses | Special Sections  Omaha World-Herald

TIFFANY MARIE ANZALONE, 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anzalone. She expects to graduate from the College of St. Mary next year with a psychology ...

School Pictures Photo Gallery | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Each week, see pictures of area students, parents and teachers as they navigate through the 2015-16 academic year. Have photos of your school's pep rally, ...

2019 season at Off Road Speedway gets off to quick start  Norfolk Daily News

Drivers were eager to get the racing season underway at Off Road Speedway on Saturday night — so eager that three of the five feature races didn't complete a ...

Theresa Fraley  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Theresa A. Fraley, 70, of Kearney died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at CHI Health Good Samaritan.

Creighton blasts Bobcats, heads to D1 championship game  Norfolk Daily News

CREIGHTON — By controlling both sides of the line of scrimmage, the Creighton Bulldogs put a hurt on Exeter-Milligan/Friend on Monday night and advanced to ...

Fifth annual Omaha Gives raises $7.76 million for 907 nonprofits  Omaha World-Herald

The crowd at Stinson Park let out a moan as the ball hit the ground, missing its target in the dunk tank.

Warren Buffett gives Girls Inc. $2.2 million from an investment bet  Omaha World-Herald

Buffett dropped off $2.2 million Friday at Omaha's Girls Inc., proceeds from his charity-oriented bet that money managers can't beat the broader stock market ...

Around and About: Whoa! JDRF gala results put organizers on 'the Country Side of Heaven'  Omaha World-Herald

The JDRF Promise Gala raised serious money for a serious cause last month.

Students prepare butterfly garden; schools begin to wrap up year  Omaha World-Herald

St. Margaret Mary School students combined mulch, muscles and music to prepare the school's Monarch Meadows Butterfly Garden for the summer months ...

Around and About: Skutt Catholic benefits from Miracle on 156th  Omaha World-Herald

Spirits were high during Angel Flight 2016: Miracle on 156th Street, a benefit for Skutt Catholic High School.

Lots of love and learning in this week's School Pictures Photo Gallery  Omaha World-Herald

Each week, see pictures of area students, parents and teachers as they navigate through the 2015-16 academic year. Have photos of your school's pep rally, ...

Wedding | Weddings  Omaha World-Herald

Peter Cunningham and Beth Zimmerman Beth Zimmerman and Peter Cunningham were united in marriage on June 4, 2016, at St. Columbkille Church in Papi.

Around and About: Event raises $100000 for Heartland Family Service  Omaha World-Herald

Among programs the event will support are those for mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and housing and support services for the homeless.

New school going up at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church site  Omaha World-Herald

The Lozier Foundation plans to start a private, demonstration school on the site of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church campus beginning in 2015.

Sheltering Tree welcomes special needs adults | Bellevue Leader  Omaha World-Herald

Providing people with developmental disabilities more independence is the purpose of Bellevue's newest group home, The Sheltering Tree, at the corner of ...

Governor appoints retired Valmont executive Mark Treinen to vacant OPPD board seat  Omaha World-Herald

A retired Valmont Industries executive who helped the Omaha Public Power District put up its first wind turbine near Valley in 2001 will fill the vacant seat on the ...

Anna Abbott, 18, had just begun to find her voice as a singer  Omaha World-Herald

Anna had a great voice,” said her vocal coach, Susie Thorne. “She was just a natural — with one of those voices that make you stop and listen. This is.

Around and About: The Gathering benefits Catholic schoolchildren  Omaha World-Herald

Schools in three Omaha Catholic parishes benefited from The Gathering, an April 9 event at Embassy Suites La Vista.

Update: Teens Remain Hospitalized Following Gretna Crash  WOWT

Two teenage girls remain hospitalized following a crash that killed 15-year-old Nate LaFave on Friday.

Around and About: On the calendar | Living  Omaha World-Herald

If you have news for Around and About, send it to Howard K. Marcus, Follow him on Twitter @OWHhoward.

OPS kindergarten teacher, winner of Alice Buffett award, is 'truly a gift to teaching'  Omaha World-Herald

Kelly, Columbian staff and parents say, brings energy and enthusiasm to her classroom. It's a bright, cheerful place filled with buckets of markers, piles of books ...

She married and divorced, then became a nun  Omaha World-Herald

A religious vocation doesn't always come early in life. For some, it arrives after a lifetime of experience. A tragedy may lead them down a new path or for others,

Kelly: Omaha's big Christmas productions are gifts to the nation  Omaha World-Herald

On the morning before Thanksgiving, adult and youth performers at the Omaha Community Playhouse excitedly gathered at a bus, ready to hit the road as part of ...

Marijuana Citations Issued During Marian Search  WOWT

A random check of student vehicles at Marian High School has resulted in a pair of pot citations. OPD says police *service* dogs were on location as two girls ...

Kelly: Retiring KETV news director Rose Ann Shannon 'is integrity-first journalism at its core'  Omaha World-Herald

"Even on the toughest, hardest days, you knew the leader in the newsroom was right by your side, doing the work, too," said Ariel Roblin, KETV president and ...

Aksarben escorts | Aksarben Ball  Omaha World-Herald

John M. Albers, 22, son of Lisa and Dr. Curtis Albers of Grand Island. He graduated from Northwestern University this June with a degree in computer science.

Around and About: Reflection Ball raises over $130000 for Midlands Community Foundation  Omaha World-Herald

Bindy and Bob Frederick received the Reflection Award Jan. 20 at the Reflection Ball, a benefit for the Midlands Community Foundation.

Around and about: Durham gets funky at disco event  Omaha World-Herald

Saturday Night Fever” happened on a Tuesday when the Durham Museum On Track Guild hosted Disco Nights: Flashback to the '70s.

Broderick Sr., Robert Joseph | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Broderick Sr., Robert Joseph Feb 21, 1935 - Dec 16, 2015 Preceded in death by brothers, Charles and Paul. Survived by wife, Margaret A. Broderick; chi.

Members of UNL Running Club take steps to welcome others  Daily Nebraskan

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Running Club is no joke.

Good Deeds, May 3 | Good News  Omaha World-Herald

Following are fundraisers, donations and other charitable events happening in the Midlands. Email your information about good deeds to or ...

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