Fairbury's Parkview Apartments holds open house, shows off improvements Thursday

FAIRBURY - Fairbury's Parkview Apartments have been open since 1965. The five-story complex located near the entrance of City Park has 60 units, and continues to be upgraded. Its parking lot was... Read More

Second Plymouth BrewHouse robbery suspect in custody

A second suspect in the recent burglary of the Plymouth BrewHouse has turned herself into authorities. The burglary occurred in the early morning hours of May 30. Caelee Coyle, 29, turned herself into the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office in Heb... Read More

Two Lincoln-area 'herb enthusiasts' help add sensory garden for kids at Beatrice Public Library

BEATRICE - Sharon Ohmberger and Jill Kuhel met in 1990 when working at Nebraska Nursery and Color Gardens in Lincoln. "I was pregnant with my daughter," Kuhel said, "and (Sharon) took over for me when I gave birth." The two lost touch for a... Read More

Splash pad at Crete's Wildwood Pool shut down for the summer, will have to be replaced

CRETE - In the first week of June, the Wildwood Pool splash pad in Crete suffered a catastrophic failure with its water system underneath, and the pad raised significantly. About 6-8 inches, according to officials. "Water and soil was basically... Read More

Exeter man facing theft, livestock cruelty charges pleads not guilty Tuesday

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

Jefferson County authorities arrest Steele City man on several drug, weapons charges

STEELE CITY - Jefferson County authorities arrested a Steele City man Tuesday morning on several drug charges and other offenses. With the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and Jefferson County Ambulance District #33, authorities served a se... Read More

Fairbury school board approves addition of nicotine in drug testing protocols

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury school board approved the addition of nicotine testing in its routine drug testing protocols at Monday night's meeting at the 1947 building. Superintendent Stephen Grizzle, and soon-to-be principal Derek Anderson, had been ... Read More

Jefferson County Commissioners attend series of county board workshops in Kearney

FAIRBURY - Jefferson County Commissioners Gale Pohlmann and Mark Schoenrock attended the annual County Board of Equalization Workshop and County Board Workshop this past week. The workshops were put on by the Nebraska Association of County Officia... Read More

Milligan's 'June Jubilee' brings a whole weekend of festivities to the Fillmore County village

MILLIGAN - The 32nd annual Milligan 'June Jubilee' is set to get underway this weekend. Things get started on Friday evening with a concert. Country group LoneStar is the headliner, with Darryl Worley as a special guest. The Forgotten Highway B... Read More

Annual Sam Wymore Days returns Friday and Saturday with a moon-landing theme

WYMORE - The annual 'Sam Wymore Days' festival takes place this Friday and Saturday in Wymore. The southern Gage County community was first platted in 1881 by Sam Wymore as a railroad town. For the past 32 years, the town has celebrated its histor... Read More

Fairbury's Prairie View Industries to be featured on Lifetime's 'Designing Spaces' Thursday

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