LAUREL -- Law enforcement personnel from several agencies were able to safely conclude a standoff situation this afternoon near Laurel. At approximately 10:50 a.m., a trooper observed a Ford Focus parked on the shoulder of eastbound Highway 20 nea'... Read More

WAYNE – Farm Bill educational meeting will continue in two northeast Nebraska communities in mid-December. According to a release from Nebraska Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, the series of Farm Bill meetings will visit both '... Read More

WAYNE – As the annual banquet in Wayne approaches in late January, the chamber office is currently accepting nominations for several award categories. Mark Sunday, January 26 on your calendar from the Beaumont Event & Concert Hall for the Wa'... Read More

WAYNE – A handful of Nebraska communities have received an award from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. According to a release from Wayne State College, the WSC Arboretum recently received the Affiliate Excellence Award from the Nebraska Statewi'... Read More

PONCA – The second weekend of ‘Christmas in the Woods’ continues on Saturday, December 14 at Ponca State Park. According to a release from Ponca State Park, open Saturday morning by making icicle ornaments at 9:30 a.m. Join a park naturalist'... Read More

WAYNE – Tickets went on sale earlier this week for the first of two dances hosted by the Wayne Elementary Boosters during the school year. According to a release from WEB, the first event will be the Sixth annual Holiday Daughter Dance for eleme'... Read More

WAYNE – Over 120 high school freshmen in northeast Nebraska attended Connect the Dots, “A Career Exploration Day” which was the second of three in a row this week. Hosted by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension, students from Wayne, '... Read More

WAYNE – As December commencement approaches, 239 degrees will be conferred this weekend on the campus of Wayne State College. According to a release from WSC, the 2019 commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, December 13 at 1:30 p.m. from '... Read More

LINCOLN – After advancing to state in late November, the Wayne High mock trial team was in action earlier this week. From the Justice and Law Enforcement Center in Lincoln, the Wayne red mock trial team faced three schools in two days. The team '... Read More

LINCOLN – With the holiday season here, the State Capitol remains busy as District 17 state senator Joni Albrecht provides her weekly update. According to a release from the office of the senator, Albrecht invites everyone to Lincoln to visit th'... Read More

WAYNE – With two holiday movie showings complete, there are still two movies remaining to bring the family out on a Sunday afternoon in downtown Wayne with free admission. The Majestic Holiday Movies began on Sunday, December 1 with the “Grinc'... Read More

 NORFOLK – Students ranging from kindergarten through seniors in high school submitted their conservation poster during the contest sponsored by the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD). According to a release from the LENRD, this y'... Read More

WAYNE – The final Wayne Community Schools Board of Education regularly scheduled meeting was held Monday evening. From the Wayne Jr/Sr high school conference room (room 202), board members first heard from students Ashley Marquez and Savannah Le'... Read More

LINCOLN – With the holiday season in full swing, state road officials are teaming up with state and local law enforcement to remind all drivers of the dangers of drinking and driving. According to a release from the Nebraska Department of Transp'... Read More