Flood Warnings for Little Blue River, Mill Creek

The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Flood Warning for the Little Blue River Near Deweese Affecting Clay and Nuckolls Counties * Flood Warning for The Little Blue River Near Dewee... Read More

PERU, NE - A two-vehicle accident left one person dead and sent two others to the hospital on Monday afternoon. Sometime before 2:30 p.m. a truck and flatbed semi-trailer that was heading north on Highway 75 collided with a white Lexus SUV pulli... Read More

The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska, including the following areas: Fremont and Page Counties in southwest Iowa; Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe,... Read More

BEATRICE – With mass killings and active shooter incidents an all-too frequent occurrence today, local law officers, firefighters and EMS need to take fast steps to save lives. The quick and proper application of a tourniquet and applying pressu... Read More

Talk about young, bright and driven youth among our local communities! Congressman Adrian Smith has announced the names of the Third District high school students who will serve on his Youth Advisory Council for the 2016-2017 academic school year. ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Southeast Community College President Paul Illich said a successful bond issue in the Nov. 8 general election would position the college to address two critical needs -- a lack of qualified workers in career and technical fields and a... Read More

NORFOLK - Police say a Fremont man is in jail after allegedly stealing money from a Norfolk man who wanted a tattoo. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Leslie Graber was arrested on Saturday. Police say they were called to a home ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - State Sen. Dan Watermeier’s legislative column says hundreds of unfilled vacancies on the department of corrections’ staff roster indicates that merely authorizing more jobs is the not the solution to understaffing issues. The ... Read More

BEATRICE – Branched Oak Lake near Lincoln has been taken off the alert list for toxic blue-green algae.  But, two other lakes in southeast Nebraska remain under alert. Pawnee Lake and Iron Horse Trail Lake still have alerts in effect, for the t... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska established an agreement this week in the longstanding conflict over water from the Republican River basin. After two years of monthly meetings, the Republican River Compact Administration signed t... Read More