Winter storm named Jaxon to wreak havoc on Nebraska

NORFOLK -- The massive winter storm expected in Nebraska by Sunday is part of a large system moving across the central Plains. Dubbed, "Jaxon," the storm could drop up to 17 inches across the region b... Read More

Judiciary Committee Plate Full, This Session

BEATRICE – The Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee has a full plate of things to deal with this legislative session, largely because of the state’s problem with prison overcrowding. State Senator Roy Baker, a committee member, says th... Read More

Crete Man Under Federal Indictment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Federal authorities have indicted a Crete man already charged with stealing more than $1.1 million from his former employer in Lincoln. The wire fraud indictment announced Thursday involves Mark Ackerman, who was office manage... Read More

Fake Bill Passed in Wymore

BEATRICE -A counterfeit bill has turned up in Wymore.  Gage County Sheriff’s investigators say the fake ten-dollar bill was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy by the manager of a Casey’s General Store, in the southern Gage County town. The b... Read More

More Than 400 Bills Introduced in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN - The first ten days of Nebraska's 2018 legislative session have been busy as senators have worked to get their bills introduced to the unicameral. Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete says there are hundreds for senators and committees to sort throug... Read More

Gage County Board Includes Sheriff's Sergeants, Within F.O.P. Negotiations

BEATRICE – Gage County officials have approved a settlement agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police union that represents Gage County Sheriff’s officers. The understanding recognizes sergeant-level positions as members of the bargaining u... Read More

Residents Reminded To Register For Alert System

FAIRBURY - Residents of Jefferson, Saline and Gage Counties are again being reminded to register for the Blue Rivers Basin Community Alert System. The system allows people living in those counties to receive notifications of potential safety issue... Read More

Beatrice Man To Be Sentenced, For Great Western Bank Robbery

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man has entered a no contest plea to a reduced charge, for the robbery of a Great Western Bank Branch in Beatrice, last October 30th. 54-year-old Terry Bailes entered the plea in Gage County District Court, Wednesday, to at... Read More

Preliminary Discussions Underway, On Potential For New Beatrice Fire Station

BEATRICE – Beatrice city officials have begun discussions with a consultant, about the possibility of a new fire station.   Mayor Stan Wirth says some preliminary discussions have been held with a design consultant who has also worked with the Ci... Read More

Possible winter storm targets Nebraska Sunday and Monday

OMAHA/VALLEY -- From the National Weather Service office in Omaha/Valley: "We are still tracking a potential winter storm that will impact the area Sunday into Monday. Some of the precipitation may start as rain Sunday, but changes to snow Sunday ... Read More

Johnson County Central Students Complete CNA Program

AUBURN - Johnson County Central high school students completed their clinical experience at the Good Samaritan Society in Auburn as part of the school’s certified nursing assistant program. Johnson County Central started a CAN program in 2012 fo... Read More