GRAND ISLAND—There is fun for everyone at the 150th Nebraska State Fair and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) investigators even had the chance to test their skills at the Wade Shows Carnival—but it was not all just fun and games when the fair began la'... Read More

CALLAWAY—This weekend the sky will be filled with beautiful kites of all shapes and sizes as part of the 29th Annual Callaway Kite Flight. As Zach Meyer with J.R. Meyer Insurance Agency puts it, the weekend is “an amazing spectacle.” Profess'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—Boosting prosperity for all residents is the name of the game to grow the “good life” and Blueprint Nebraska has recently released its long-term, strategic plan to do just that. One of 30 Nebraska Chamber Legislative Forums welcom'... Read More

GRAND ISLAND—The Cornhusker state is preparing to celebrate its 150th state fair during the next week and a half in Grand Island. Nebraska State Fair’s Executive Director Lori Cox said this year’s 150th “great big birthday party” will featu'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY--A Custer County Supervisor has turned himself in to authorities after a bench warrant had been issued against District 7 Supervisor Doug Stunkel. Stunkel, 66, of Ansley had previously failed to appear in Custer County Court for mult'... Read More

HALSEY--A love of camping and riding four wheelers as a kid has now turned into a business for Chad Sutton. He and his wife Becci and their two boys have turned their life upside down in a move from Omaha to Halsey. During the Sandhills Open R'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— With many helping hands and  lots of hard work, the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Interpretive Center (AKA the Red Barn) on the east side of Broken Bow celebrated 10 years this past week. Those 10 years have been filled with vol'... 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