Omaha teacher opening ‘microschool’ out of her house

High school math teacher Hannah Holguin was facing a problem without a simple solution. “I felt unfulfilled as a teacher because I wasn’t able to give my kids what they needed,” Holguin said.Holguin has spent nine years teaching public school …

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Bus driver to boy: ‘You can walk home.’ OPS student dropped off at wrong address

Seven-year-old Quincy Walker is seen on the doorbell video crying and looking confused.He was hot, tired and scared.”It was heart-breaking when she sent me the video, I cried,” Quincy’s mom Makayla Walker. The video shows Quincy standing on the doorstep …

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‘My kid’s alive’: Three teachers honored for saving third grader who choked twice in one day

The Omaha Fire Department visited Oakdale Elementary School to hail three teachers as heroes for saving one of their students.Westside Community Schools staff Kim Briggs, Kim Reagan and Erin Hamilton went above and beyond to save a third-grader twice in …

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‘It’s just become impossible to find’: Omaha moms deal with impact of baby formula shortage

Across the country, including in the Omaha metro, many moms and caregivers say they’re not finding formula for their babies in the store. Some people have posted pictures of the baby formula section in stores being empty. But some moms …

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Legally blind Omaha man set to graduate from Midland University, while excelling as long-distance runner

This week, 22-year-old Alex France reaches some major milestones in life. He’ll graduate from Midland University with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry. He graduates from Midland as one of the school’s most accomplished distance runners. He plans to …

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Millard North High School senior accepted into all five military academies

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Eighteen-year-old Noble Rasmussen is a Millard North High School senior set to graduate at the end of May. “My friends and teachers have always known I’ve been a hard charger in my academic life at school,” …

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‘There was nothing in our apartment’: La Vista woman’s apartment cleaned out by mistake

A La Vista woman unlocked the front door of her apartment to find everything gone.She’d just moved in the week before and someone else helped her move out on accident.“I knew something was wrong right when I walked in the …

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