Athlete Spotlight: Rhett Harms is Not Only Representing Crete, He's Representing His Country at Air Force

CRETE - Rhett Harms is a standout three sport athlete at Crete High School. When he makes the transition to the next level, Harms will learn to not only be a better football player, but a better pers... Read More

BEATRICE – A Wymore woman arrested during a fugitive task force search, has been bound over to Gage County District Court on drug and weapon charges. A preliminary hearing was held in Gage County Court yesterday, for 46-year-old Mindy Pyle.  Sh... Read More

LINCOLN - The budget was the priority of State Sen. Dan Watermeier's weekly address At the beginning of the year, the state was facing a budget shortfall of around $900 million, and that has since shot up to over $1 billion. The shortfall is du... Read More

COLUMBUS - An electronics collection is being hosted First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 6th. Columbus city officials say residents can get rid of any old and unwanted electronics at the collection event, that runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Read More

BEATRICE - The Gage County Sheriff's Office will be a prescription drug drop-off point in Saturday's National Drug Take-Back program.  The Drug Enforcement Agency and Gage County MAPS program sponsor the collection effort, which allows persons to di... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Cass County Sheriff Wm. Breuggemann says a driver distracted by his cell phone crashed into a car driven by a Plattsmouth driver on Highway 75. A 2005 Infiniti FX35 driven by Josh Kleyla, 31, of LaVista hit the rear of a 2011 Chevr... Read More

TALMAGE - Local officials report the emergency landing of an airplane Thursday evening near Talmage. A crop duster reportedly clipped an electrical wire and made the landing in a farm field near roads 0 and 58. The pilot, Kyle Gress, was able t... Read More

BEATRICE – Beatrice Public Schools will be hiring an architect to design a new building at Paddock Lane Elementary School. Superintendent Pat Nauroth told the District 15 Board last night that he would like to expedite the process, to have the s... Read More

PERU - Former Peru State basketball player Jeffland Neverson entered a no contest plea Thursday to assault stemming from what 911 callers described as an off-campus street fight between Peru State basketball and football players. The 25-year-old N... Read More

BEATRICE – A draft policy for random drug and alcohol testing for Beatrice High School students participating in activities, is before the Beatrice Board of Education.   A committee of a dozen coaches, administrators and others has been working ... Read More

CENTRAL CITY - A Clarks man is wanted on multiple warrants in multiple counties, including a warrant for allegedly beating up his girlfriend. Merrick County Sheriff John Westman says, 53-year-old, Michael Lange is wanted in Merrick County for 2nd ... Read More