BROKEN BOW—From anchors aweigh to flying off into the wild blue yonder, two Custer County World War II United States Navy veterans were honored with a Dream Flight on Saturday, August 28. As part of Operation September Freedom, the Dream Flights'... Read More

Lincoln - Gov. Pete Ricketts says "Nebraska’s Return to Normal" won’t be interrupted by new CDC Guidance.   Late Tuesday, the Governor issued a statement following news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)had  issued '... Read More

LINCOLN - Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) hosted a ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda to recognize graduates from the class of 2021 who achieved a top score on their ACT college entrance exam.  '... Read More

BEATRICE - Nathan Spilker is 19. He'll be 20 on June 15. He graduated from Beatrice High School two years ago, and just wrapped up his sophomore year at Princeton. An aerospace engineering major, Spilker was one of 40 students involved in '... Read More

FAIRBURY - A Concordia, Kansas man was arrested early Thursday morning after an alleged kidnapping and high speed chase that started in Fairbury, and lasted more than 40 miles. Just before 5 a.m. Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office w'... Read More

GENEVA - An Exeter cattle feeder facing 40 felony charges in connection with an animal cruelty case pled not guilty to the charges Tuesday. Aaron Ogren, 30, was arrested in May after investigators found dead and dying livestock on his property. '... Read More

FAIRBURY - Prairie View Industries, a Fairbury-based ramp manufacturer, will be on national television this week. The company had an opportunity to be a part of the show 'Designing Spaces' on the Lifetime channel. The episode that features PVI '... Read More

HEBRON - The Thayer County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of possible animal neglect and abuse at a Hebron feedlot and sale barn. The property in question is owned by Glen Jochem, who owns the J and J  Horse and Pony Company. Hebro'... Read More

FAIRBURY - Demolition was last June. Groundbreaking was last July. Less than a year later, the Fairbury Aquatic Center officially opened on Saturday afternoon. "This pool should be a great asset to Fairbury and to our surrounding communitie'... Read More

SUPERIOR - The city of Superior has revamped its downtown. In the last couple of weeks, the city officially opened the 4th Street Square, and renovated the 213 Business Center, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the USDA. The 4th Street Square, lo'... Read More

BEATRICE - The NGage economic development group has joined the list of organizations supporting a name change for Beatrice's largest tourist attraction. The proposal calls for renaming Homestead National Monument of America to 'Homestead National'... Read More

CRETE - Crete Elementary School was placed on lockout for a short time Monday afteroon when a man was spotted nearby with what appeared to be a hunting rifle with a scope. The man was spotted around 1 :45 p.m. Monday. Due to the close proximity, C'... Read More

FAIRBURY - It's official - Fairbury's new pool and aquatic center will open on Saturday, May 25. The city confirmed that news via email Friday. Fairbury's target for the pool opening has always been Memorial Day weekend. Ground was broken last Ju'... Read More

EXETER - An Exeter man accused of cruelty to animals now faces new charges. The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office filed 11 additional charges against 30-year-old Aaron Ogren on Wednesday. Court documents show the new charges mainly focus on the'... Read More