Severe thunderstorms produce multiple tornado reports in Kansas, Nebraska Tuesday evening

A line of severe thunderstorms in southeast Nebraska and northeastern Kansas spawned a number of tornado sightings Tuesday evening. A large, wedge tornado was spotted near Dawson, Nebraska around 8... Read More

NORFOLK - The Northeast Nebraska community is giving back in a big way with the Norfolk Area Big Give. For 24 hours on Tuesday, businesses, organizations and residents from around Norfolk came together to show their support to local charities ... Read More

MULLEN—She’s an award winning artist, a skilled volleyball player, one of the top air rifle shooters in the country, and nothing seems to hold her back. Gracie Hoyt of Mullen was recently recognized by Congressman Adrian Smith for her second p... Read More

LITCHFIELD—Endless creativity and talent continue to flow from art students in central Nebraska. Two Litchfield students were recently recognized by Congressman Adrian Smith as first and fourth place winners in the Congressional Art Competition. (G... Read More

GENEVA - The Nebraska Extension Office in Geneva put on a tractor safety course at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning. The course started at 8 a.m. Attendees had to complete an online module test before coming to the safety trainin... Read More

FAIRBURY - The Blue Valley Community Action Partnership presented their annual budget request to the Jefferson County Commissioners on Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Fairbury. BVCA requests a total of $5,685 for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Th... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Joe Tynon, who has been the head coach for the Lourdes Central Catholic boys basketball team since 2006, announced on May 13 he has agreed to become the new coach at Fremont High School. Tynon led the Knights to over 200 wins in 13... Read More

BEATRICE – Three Beatrice Police Officers have been awarded meritorious service awards for their actions involving a person suffering mental health issues. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang awarded Sergeant Doug Coon and Officers Derek Hosick and... Read More

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Area Solid Waste Agency has reaffirmed an earlier decision to move ahead with licensing, design and construction of a new landfill. It would be located southwest of the current landfill, when space runs out in phase five ... Read More

BEATRICE - Motorists have been able to use Highway Two east of Nebraska City in both directions, for about a week, now.  A second lane on Iowa Highway Two west of I-29 reopened, May 15th. Iowa DOT officials say the second lane has greatly improve... Read More

The first reported electric scooter injury occurred two days after the scooters showed up in Omaha. A 16-year-old girl fell off the scooter she was riding about 4:30 p.m. Friday and injured her right ankle. Witnesses told police she was riding ... Read More