Communities and Businesses Donate Over $62,000 to St. Jude

FAIRBURY - Radio Personality Trevor Steinmeyer read the grand total of $62, 841 raised during the St. Jude's Radiothon. The Ol' Red 99.5 and News Channel Nebraska team topped last year's grand tot... Read More

Assistant Athletic Director Cody Vance Joins NCN's Tiger Talk

BEATRICE - Cody Vance took the time out of his busy schedule to join NCN's Tiger Talk this week. Vance is the Assistant Athletic Director at Doane University and discussed the upcoming Hall of Fame Induction, among other items. Watch the video ... Read More

Corrections Director

LINCOLN - Corrections Director Scott Frakes says department reforms are working despite nearly 10 years of under-funding and recent violent incidents in Nebraska prisons. "We know a lot of the violence is orchestrated by people that aren't actual... Read More

Beatrice Gas Plant Cleanup Aiming at June Completion

BEATRICE – A Texas-based company continues work to resolve contamination at the site where a coal gas plant once existed, along the Big Blue River in Beatrice. Truckloads of contaminated soil have been removed from the site near 1st and Market.... Read More

Husker coach Mike Riley names Tanner Lee as starting quarterback, praises Patrick O'Brien and Tristan Gebbia

LINCOLN — Junior Tanner Lee on Wednesday became Nebraska’s starting quarterback heading into the summer, but his journey to winning the job began shortly after he arrived from Tulane. Lee started two seasons for the Green Wave be... Read More

Inmate Convicted of Platte County Forgery Dies in Custody

TECUMSEH - A man convicted of forgery and assault in Platte County has died after being found unresponsive while in custody at the State Correctional Institution. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says that inmate Terry Berry was be... Read More

11th-graders get food for thought: ACT success can result in scholarships

If your high school junior sprints across the lawn or loads her pockets with energy bars Wednesday morning, here’s one possible explanation. It’s ACT day. Nearly 22,000 Nebraska public high school juniors will take the ACT Wednesday, free o... Read More

Southeast Community College Examining

BEATRICE -  Southeast Community College officials say an investigation is being conducted of what the college says were some irregularities regarding the handling of certain college funds. A college board member brought the issue to light Tuesday... Read More

Community Colleges Watching Legislative Revenue Debate

BEATRICE – Nebraska lawmakers are scheduled to begin debate Friday on a bill to change the way agriculture land is valued for tax purposes.  A lobbyist for Nebraska Community Colleges says LB 461 is the Revenue Committee bill that also includes a ... Read More

Beatrice Falls Ninety Feet Short on Senior Night

BEATRICE - Caleb Wallman went the distance on the mound for Beatrice, but they fell one run short of an upset of #3 Gretna on Tuesday night, 3-2. Jacob Pinkerton's single in the bottom of the seventh would advance Noah Boller to second with two o... Read More

Sterling Wins Team Title at Sacred Heart Meet

SYRACUSE - With strong performances on each side the Sterling Jets took home the team title at the Falls City Sacred Heart track meet on Tuesday. The Jets finished second in both the girls and boys divisions, with Pawnee City winning on the girls ... Read More