Eastern Nebraska: Saturday evening winter weather advisory in effect

_informq.push(); NORFOLK - A winter weather advisory is in effect for most of Eastern Nebraska. Snowfall totals in the northeast region surrounding Norfolk are expected to be between 4 and 6 ... Read More

Rest area plagued by urinators

YORK, NE (Omaha World-Herald News Service) - A couple from Benedict is accused of consistent urination at I-80 rest areas in York County which resulted in the damage of public property. According to the York County Sheriff’s Department, a search... Read More

Winter Getting Long, For City Street Crews

BEATRICE – If a weekend is at hand, it must be time for more snow……or so it seems. The Beatrice area was expected to receive three to five inches of snow in this latest system…adding to a winter that Beatrice Street Superintendent Jason Mo... Read More

New Property Valuations Soon to Be Finalized

BEATRICE – It’s that time of year people in the property assessment profession likely dread….the setting of new valuations for the coming year. Skyrocketing agriculture valuations that have been a key factor in the state’s property tax ang... Read More

Gage County Sheriff Seeking New Transport Van

BEATRICE – The Gage County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to replace one of the department’s three prisoner transport vehicles. Transporting prisoners to and from other jails is a frequent occurrence, given the capacity limitations of the local... Read More

Two-car accident on Highway 15 in Fairbury late Thursday afternoon, no injuries

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - A two-car collision on the busiest road in Fairbury Thursday afternoon backed up traffic during the afternoon rush. Just after 5 p.m. Thursday, a maroon Honda Element was traveling southbound on Highway 15 and... Read More

Beatrice sends two, Fairbury sends one to semifinals in state wrestling Thursday

The first day of state wrestling for Class B is in the books. Four wrestlers in the Ol’ Red 99.5 listening area advanced to the semifinals. Here’s a full recap of how every area Class B wrestler fared Thursday: B113 Beatrice's Tanner York s... Read More

Father of Nebraska Supreme Court Justice killed in crash

_informq.push(); LINCOLN - The father of a Nebraska Supreme Court Justice was killed Thursday when his SUV drove into the rear of a semitrailer truck on Nebraska Highway 2 and South 91st Street in southeast Lincoln. The sole occupant of a For... Read More

State wrestling: Thayer Central has strong showing on first day in Class D

The first day of state wrestling for Class D is in the books. Three wrestlers in the Ol' Red 99.5 listening area have advanced to the semifinals. Here's a full recap of how every area Class D wrestler fared on the first day: 106 Thayer Central ... Read More

Exmark Manufacturing Looking for Beautification Project Applicants

BEATRICE – A manufacturer of turf care equipment in Beatrice is taking applications for projects that preserve and beautify outdoor landscapes. Exmark Manufacturing conducts its’ “Big Rock” project, to help organizations in need of resourc... Read More

Neapco Employees Excellence, Means Donation to Organizations

BEATRICE – A Neapco team of employees who have demonstrated excellence the past year, has produced a donation of $2,000 to a couple of local organizations. A presentation was held Wednesday at the Neapco Components Plant in the Gage County Indus... Read More