Luke Bryan's farm concert near Lincoln follows a deep-rooted tradition

There’s no better place to hear “Kick the Dust Up” or “Rain is a Good Thing” than on a farm. And that’s what you’ll get Thursday when country star Luke Bryan kicks off his a... Read More

JCH & L Welcomes Innovative Technology to Provide Patients with Mental Health Services

FAIRBURY - Jefferson Community Health & Life is stepping into the future, in order to better serve their patients. For those residents who are having to travel to Lincoln for mental health treatment, the hospital will now be able to provide yo... Read More

Up to 3 and a Quarter Inches of Rain Forecast for Weekend

HASTINGS - The entire state will be seeing some moisture over the weekend, but the central portion of the state could be seeing up to 3.27 inches of rain, according to NWS. According to the National Weather Service, the O'Neill area is set to see ... Read More

West Highway 136 Bridge to Open, Contractor Was

FAIRBURY - Good news for those commuters. Department of Roads Manager Dennis Endorf says, "We have it set up for opening this coming Wednesday. We hope 8 o'clock in the morning, it'll be open." The construction that has closed down the bridge o... Read More

Beatrice Councilman Suffers Broken Leg, Ribs in Cycling Accident

BEATRICE - Beatrice City Councilman, “Cyclist Joe” Billesbach, was struck on his bike by a drunk driver in Lincoln on Thursday night. The hit and run led to Billesbach suffering a broken leg and several broken ribs. He is a big part of the ... Read More

Beatrice Man Accused of Attempted Murder, Enters Innocent Pleas on Four Charges

BEATRICE – A 72-year-old Beatrice man today pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted 2nd-degree murder, and three other felony counts. Clyde Rice entered innocent pleas on the murder charge and charges of use of a deadly weapon to commit a fe... Read More

KWBE Celebrates Paul Hay's Retirement with Reunion During Beatrice Today

BEATRICE - KWBE's Dave Niedfeldt brought soon-to-be retired Paul Hay onto Beatrice Today and threw several surprises at him. The Gage County Extension Agent Chairman put in over 40 years of service in the community and Niedfeldt wanted to give him... Read More

Man With Missouri Prison Record, Now Going to Prison in Nebraska

BEATRICE -  A man who has previously been incarcerated in Missouri on several occasions, has drawn a Gage County, Nebraska prison term. Jesse Henry was sentenced Thursday to one-year and two-months in prison on charges involving misuse of a credi... Read More

Two Men Re-Arrested on Alleged Assault Charges, Probation Violations

FAIRBURY - Two men appeared before Judge Ricky Schreiner on Thursday, after both being accused of violating their probation. Eighteen-year-old Dalton Meyer of Fairbury appeared in Jefferson County District Court after being re-arrested by the Fair... Read More

Chancellor Green Ready to Move Forward Now with Competitive Programs

LINCOLN - Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green and President Hank Bounds hosted a press conference in the aftermath of firing Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst, and are wanting to see more competitiveness out of Husker athletic programs. "One of the pr... Read More

Nebraska fires Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst

Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst could not survive the shaky start of the Nebraska football season, raising questions about the future of Mike Riley as head coach of the Huskers. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green ... Read More