"Slainte," which means "Cheers" in Irish, was the theme of the 52nd annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration in O'Neill, the Irish Capital of Nebraska. Though many events were canceled during the week due to inclement weather, the parade was hosted as scheduled on Saturday, March 16.
According to Road Superintendent Gary Connot, an estimated $7 million in damages has occurred across Holt County since last Wednesday when a "bomb cyclone" storm caused massive flooding.
LINCOLN — Overnight, the number of cities under emergency declarations in response to the devastation from the historic weather events increased to 89. There are 77 counties under declarations, four tribal nations and five special government areas such as unincorporated townships. Declaratio…
LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reporting that at least fifteen bridges on the State highway system have washed out or have been damaged.
OHS Wrestler OSCAR LOPEZ defeats Nick Springer from Raymond at the state tourney in Omaha. Photo by Hannah Alden
The 2018-19 wrestling season wrapped up with the state wrestling tourney held in Omaha this past weekend with Ty Rainforth bringing home some hardware with a fifth place medal. The other O'Neill wrestlers competed hard but took losses in the first round and struggled to come back through the ranks.
LINCOLN — The 61st annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl will be played June 1 at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium on the campus of University of Nebraska-Kearney.