Homestead National Monument Preparing for Unknown Amount of Visitors

BEATRICE - "This is an event that people are not going to forget about. The benefit, too, is that the park gets visibility and people learn about this really important story of homesteading. This is w... Read More

Beatrice Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges, Sentenced in Separate Criminal Case

BEATRICE – A man awaiting trial on sexual assault charges, today was sentenced on misdemeanor convictions in a case originating in 2015. 55-year-old Russell Mann was ordered to serve a total of 450 days in Gage County Jail, with 40 days credit f... Read More

Folks in Nebraska Outside of Direct Path of Eclipse Will Still See a Show

COLUMBUS, Neb. - If you don't like feel like fighting the thousands on the roadways on Monday to see the total solar eclipse, there's good news: you'll still likely see a phenomenal spectacle. Many Nebraskans outside the path will embark to plac... Read More

News Channel Nebraska Nets Eight Pinnacle Awards

The News Channel Nebraska sports and news departments were recognized at the Nebraska Broadcast Association Pinnacle Awards Wednesday night in Omaha. In the television division, NCN received a total of 6 awards, including 2 gold awards. Rachel Urb... Read More

Defendant Who Served As Courthouse Helper, Sentenced to Probation

BEATRICE – A Lincoln man convicted of violating a protection order, a subsequent offense, has been sentenced to a three-year Gage County probation term. Matthew Lewis was sentenced by Gage County District Judge, Rick Schreiner, on Wednesday. ... Read More

Eclipse Happenings: Big Interest in Falls City Event Shocks Organizers

FALLS CITY, Neb. - The Falls City Chamber and Main Street did not expect the response they got for their "Dine in the Dark" event that will take place during the solar eclipse on Monday. Chamber President Amber Holle expected a couple hundred peo... Read More

Benefit to be Held in Milligan for Little Girl Battling Rare Cancer

MILLIGAN - The parents of a little girl are asking for the community's support as their daughter battles a rare form of childhood lung cancer. Rylee Grace Baller was diagnosed with Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Type 1 in January. The Baller family ha... Read More

Sterling Faces Tough Schedule Again in 2017

STERLING - Last season, the Sterling Jets finished their year at 2-7. Out of their seven losses, their opponents finished with a 48-10 record. That tough schedule led to a playoff berth for the Jets, where they would be defeated by top seeded Os... Read More

Months of Planning For Eclipse, Nearing End

BEATRICE -  Signs were going up today on roads near the Homestead National Monument of America, allowing parking on only one side of the road……as officials get set for an onslaught of eclipse visitors in the coming days.  The restriction was ne... Read More

Diller-Odell Shooting for Fourth Straight Playoff Appearance

ODELL - This year's senior class at Diller-Odell has made the playoffs in all three years that they have been with the Griffins, but have only one playoff win to show for it. They're looking for that to change this year. "We want to make it to the... Read More

Diekman Creates Gut It Out Foundation

LOS ANGELES - Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman and his fiancée Amanda Soltero have created a nonprofit organization to help people living with various forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The Wymore native has not pitched this season as h... Read More