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March 28, 2013
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – The North Platte Rotary Bloodhounds are on the loose again! They are on the hunt for at least 150 blood donors to join them for the 10th Annual Rotary Bloodhounds Blood Drive on April 17 and 18.  
March 28, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. – For more than 20 years, Cindy Renner has been a welcoming face for customers and employees of Security First Bank. The supervisor of the bank’s Red Rock branch has been sorely missed after being badly injured in a car accident on Jan. 17.
March 7, 2013
IMPERIAL, Neb. – In December, doctors diagnosed Makenna Wallin, daughter of Marilee and Jeff Wallin, with acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of her blood and bone marrow.
March 7, 2013
UNDERWOOD, Iowa – Last summer, Alexandra ‘Alex’ Peterson of Neola, Iowa had her whole life in front of her. She had recently graduated from Underwood High School and was looking forward to going away to college. A multiple-car accident in Council Bluffs on July 23 nearly cut the...
March 7, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of Evil Dead: The Musical features flying body parts, singing and dancing zombies and a lot of fake blood. Because it is such a bloody good time, the Omaha Community Playhouse is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a...
February 28, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — March is Red Cross Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes the Everyday Heroes who help save lives through blood and platelet donations. It’s also an opportunity to encourage others in local communities across the country to become regular donors with the Red...
January 7, 2013
BELLEVUE, Neb. – Until Emily Stephenson was born on Feb. 3, 2012, her mother Amy Stephenson said she didn’t give much thought to donating blood. She simply thought it was a “nice thing to do.” That changed when Emily received her first blood transfusion just seven days...
January 4, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — To help ensure a sufficient blood supply this winter season, 24 area colleges and universities are hosting American Red Cross We Challenge “U” Blood Drives on between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28, 2013. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative We Challenge “U...
December 14, 2012
COLUMBUS, Neb. — From the outside, 3-year-old Justin Eisemann of Schuyler, Neb. is just a normal, happy kid who loves Thomas the Train and toy trucks. And that’s what he is – with one important difference. “He’s a normal little boy that just has somebody else...
December 13, 2012
BEATRICE, Neb. – For Beatrice resident Cindy Vetrovsky, the holidays meant Christmas Eve with her parents, siblings and other family members. Each year her family gathered around a beautiful table, enjoyed prime rib and each other’s company. Cindy had never missed celebrating the...