Nine Doane Football players earn postseason accolades from GPAC Conference

The Great Plains Athletic Conference released its 2018 all-conference teams on Tuesday morning. The regular season concluded for all 10 GPAC teams this past Saturday. Senior safety and Seward nativ... Read More

Wolverines fall behind early, fall short in second half rally

OAKLAND, NE - Wilber-Clatonia had one of its worst halves of the season, followed by one of its more impressive rallies of the season on Friday night. The No. 5 Wolverines (9-2) fell behind 20-0 at halftime, scored 21 third quarter points, but ult... Read More

Round These Parts: Postseason volleyball and football, voting, Halloween and more

FAIRBURY, NE - Welcome to episode two of "Round These Parts." If you don't know what this is, it's a brand new podcast launched last week - a podcast that only talks about local stories and issues that matter to Fairbury, Hebron, Crete, Geneva, Be... Read More

Nebraska, Jefferson County expecting record voter turnout on Tuesday

FAIRBURY, NE - The midterm elections are four days away, and the entire U.S., including Nebraska, are expecting record voter turnout. In Jefferson County, there are over 4,952 registered voters in 10 total subdivisions. County Clerk Cynthia Ne... Read More

Fairbury's Studio 407 offering wide variety of art classes to local area

FAIRBURY, NE - Downtown Fairbury has a new business open this fall. Studio 407, which offers art classes to people in the community, held an official ribbon cutting on Wednesday from 4-4:30 p.m. Located on 5th street in Fairbury, Studio 407 of... Read More

Crete Police hosting trick-or-treaters at police station on Halloween

CRETE, NE - The Crete Police Department is hosting its annual Halloween event for trick-or-treaters on Wednesday. The police station in Crete, located on Forest Avenue just off Highway 33, will hold an open house on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Crete P... Read More

Sonderup motivated by being a team player, not by individual stats

CRETE, NE - Senior running back Garrett Sonderup has been an impact player for Doane since he step foot on campus more than three years ago. In his first career game for the Tigers, the Genoa, NE native ran for 109 yards and a touchdown in a seas... Read More

Wilber-Clatonia fends off North Bend Central in Class C2 thriller

WILBER, NE - Wilber-Clatonia has been here before. Eleven straight years in fact. The No. 5 Wolverines (9-1), who have qualified for the state football playoffs every year since 2008, showed that experience on Friday, coming back from a halftime d... Read More

Round These Parts: An NCN Podcast focusing on Fairbury, Crete, Beatrice, Geneva, Hebron and everywhere in between

This week, I'm introducing a brand new podcast called Round These Parts. During the week, I spend my time driving all over the Ol' Red 99.5 listening area, gathering stories, calling games and talking with a myriad of fascinating people. The m... Read More

Meridian Public, a school in the middle of cornfields, offers FFA for first time this year

DAYKIN, NE - Meridian Public Schools sits about two miles west of Daykin on Highway 4 - surrounded by corn fields. A rural school through and through that hadn’t sponsored FFA, that is until this year. “It’s been a long time coming,” FF... Read More

Annual 'Harvest Bonanza' serving free meal to area farmers

DAYKIN, NE - Fairbury  country radio station Ol’ Red 99.5 has put on Harvest Bonanza every year since 2000. The station serves a free hot dog meal to farmers at local co-ops around the area with the help of local FFA chapters. This year, Ol... Read More