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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Harold W. Andersen, the former publisher of Nebraska's largest daily newspaper and first American to be president of the International Federation of Newspaper Publishers, has died. He was 92.

Former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel is being remembered as a teacher, mentor, and friend.

Visitation and funeral services are set for former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel.

Former Creighton University president Father John Schlegel has died of pancreatic cancer.

Doug Laursen

Douglas County’s longtime clerk has died after a battle with cancer.

The founder of Omaha’s Hope Center for Kids and his wife were among four people killed Thursday in a car crash in South Dakota.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Interim leaders have been named to lead the United Way of the Midlands after the death of its 47-year-old CEO, Karen Bricklemyer.

United Way of the Midlands President and CEO Karen Bricklemyer has died.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter Cabela's has died at the age of 77.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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