Beatrice Firefighter Finishing Over Four Decades of Public Safety Service

BEATRICE – It’s not often someone surpasses over four decades at a job.  When it involves serving the public safety of others, that’s even more special. Beatrice Firefighter and EMT, Michael... Read More

Lincoln Woman Injured in Gage County Rollover Accident

BEATRICE – A Lincoln woman was injured Friday in a rollover accident near Adams, where black ice on the roadway was a factor. The Gage County Sheriff’s Office reports that a northbound Jeep driven by Jessica Ashby hit a patch of ice while pass... Read More

Lunar eclipse was visible — until clouds moved in

If you could stand the bitter cold, Sunday’s eclipse was spectacular — for a while. All day Sunday, clouds hung around, threatening to spoil the event. But after dark, the clouds receded, opening up the skies to perfect viewing ... Read More

'Caught in the middle': Shutdown putting the pinch on local federal employees, subcontractors

WASHINGTON — National Weather Service meteorologists will be on the job tracking the latest winter storm as it rolls through eastern Nebraska this week. But those forecasters manning the radars and issuing public advisories haven’t b... Read More

Beatrice couple among crowds protesting abortion in March for Life

WASHINGTON — Nebraskans and Iowans joined the crowds Friday from across the country demonstrating in the nation’s capital against abortion. Participants in the 46th annual March for Life talked about the importance of delivering a po... Read More

Eric Church kicks off 2019 tour with epic three-hour Omaha concert

Eric Church could have done this anywhere. The country star’s Double Down tour began Friday night in Omaha, and he admitted that there was nowhere else he would rather be. “If I’m gonna start my tour anywhere, I’m gonna do it ... Read More

Hopes dim for outdoor viewing of lunar eclipse, but UNO planetarium will broadcast it live

It will be rare, beautiful and probably doggone hard to see. The weather forecast for Sunday night offers only slim hope to get a glimpse of the total lunar eclipse. As the only total eclipse visible in North America until May 2... Read More

From the pitch to the court - Doane women's basketball seeks help from former Husker soccer star

_informq.push(); CRETE, NE - Mayme Conroy came to Doane in August as a grad assistant for women’s soccer. Little did she know that she’d also be assisting as a women’s basketball player. "I really have a passion for basketball," Con... Read More

Plane Slides Off Runway, Eppley Closes Due To Weather

_informq.push(); OMAHA - Authorities were called to Eppley Airfield Friday afternoon after a report of a plane sliding off the runway. Eppley Airfield tweeted that a Southwest Airlines aircraft slid off the end of Runway 14-R shortly after land... Read More

Conestoga Principal Snow Day Song

_informq.push(); MURRAY - When it comes to getting the word out about weather closings, school officials have to make sure that they're able to get their students' attention. Check out how Conestoga High School Principal David Friedl announced ... Read More

New Lawmaker Says Governor's Property Tax Relief Plan Falls Short of Others

BEATRICE – A newly-elected Nebraska State lawmaker says the Governor’s budget proposal does not contain meaningful property tax relief, when compared to other proposals being floated. 30th District State Senator Myron Dorn reacted to Governor ... Read More