Fairbury city-wide cleanup continues through Friday

FAIRBURY - Fairbury’s City-wide clean-up is underway this week, and continues through Friday. For the next four days, Fairbury residents have the chance to dispose of large items free of charge ... Read More

Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, ESU District 5 partner for Autism/Disability Resource Night Tuesday

FAIRBURY - On Tuesday night, Fairbury-based non-profit Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, in cooperation with Beatrice's Educational Services Unit District 5, hosted "Autism/Disability Resource Night" at Fairbury High School's Burkley Fine Arts... Read More

Fairbury City Council holds numerous hearings on LB-840 funding, other business Tuesday

FAIRBURY - It was a busy night in the Fairbury City Council chambers Tuesday, with a total of six public hearings, nine business items and five ordinances on the agenda. City administrator Colin Bielser gave a semi-annual review of the Local Opti... Read More

Fairbury City Council adopts ordinance to raise city water rates, improve city water system

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury City Council adopted Ordinance No. 3083 Tuesday, which will increase water rates throughout the city. City administrator Collin Biesler says this ordinance has been more than two years in the making. For a number of year... Read More

Historic March flooding has some gardeners weary of potential food borne illness in homegrown produce

FAIRBURY - The historic flooding in Nebraska this year has had lasting impacts on thousands residents across the state - those impacts vary in severity, depending on where you are in the state. Southeast Nebraska was spared, comparatively, but the... Read More

Area athletes selected for third annual 2019 Nebraska Track and Field Festival

Qualifiers for the 2019 Nebraska Track and Field Festival were announced Sunday. The festival is Nebraska's state-wide best-of-the-best meet created by coaches to provide a meaningful track and field experience to all of Nebraska's best. Every... Read More

Freeman, Sterling, Tri County boys' and girls' track have strong showing at MUDECAS Saturday

ADAMS - Fourteen area schools competed at the annual MUDECAS Track and Field meet at Freeman High School Saturday. The hometown Falcons won the team title for the boys with 146 points, while Tri County claimed the girls' team championship with 109... Read More

Campbell Brothers Circus Display opening this weekend at Fairbury City Museum

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury City Museum is set to unveil its newest display on Sunday, Apr. 14. The "Campbell Bros. Circus Display" will be ready for public view on Sunday, with an unveiling event scheduled from 1-4 p.m. "We're teaming up with the ... Read More

After January closure, Hebron's 'Blue Valley Bowl' faces uncertain future

HEBRON - It's been nearly three months since Hebron's bowling alley, Blue Valley Bowl, shut its doors after sustaining structural damage during a January snowstorm. It closed Jan. 18, and nearly three months later, the bowling alley's future r... Read More

Hormel Foods to buy power from a new wind farm near Milligan

MILLIGAN - A new wind farm that will be built near Milligan will help a corporate food giant reduce its carbon footprint. Hormel Foods Corporation announced Wednesday that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement with Kinect Energy Group ... Read More

Syracuse hosts annual track and field meet Wednesday

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse Invitational took place Wednesday, with eight total teams competing at Syracuse High School. The meet was moved up from Thursday due to the weather forecast. Norris won the team title for the boys' division with 172 tota... Read More