Southeast Nebraska school districts declare snow day ahead of winter storm

VOICE NEWS REGION — For the second time in less than two weeks, all five school districts in The Voice News have declared a snow day due to an impending snowstorm. All five districts — District OR-1, District 145, Freeman Public Schools, Norris Public Schools, and Sterling Public Schools — opted to cancel classes for Monday, Jan. 25, ahead of […]

Winter storm could bring more than 1 foot of snow to southeast Nebraska


VOICE NEWS REGION — A winter storm Monday could drop more than 1 foot of snow across much of southeast Nebraska and western Iowa. The National Weather Service in Omaha on Sunday morning issued a winter storm warning for more than a dozen counties, including Lancaster, Cass and Otoe. A hazardous weather outlook also was issued Sunday morning for nearly […]

Motorists warned of potentially icy conditions on Lancaster County roads


LINCOLN — A winter storm Saturday triggered a warning to motorists about traveling on county roads in Lancaster County. Lancaster County Engineer Pam Dingman on Saturday warned of potentially hazardous conditions on both paved and gravel roads following Saturday’s storm. Icy road conditions are expected to persist Sunday. The county deployed its 45 plows and pick-up trucks at 5 a.m. […]