Riley Moses advances, rest of Fillmore Central and Wilber-Clatonia have tough first day at state wrestling

The first day of state wrestling for Class C 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 C wrestler f... Read More

Davenport benefit held for family affected by October shooting in Hebron

DAVENPORT, NE - It's been less than four months since a shooting in Hebron left Davenport native and 28-year-old Remington Elting dead and his brother, 33-year-old Reuben, in critical condition. While Reuben continues his recovery at home after s... Read More

Jefferson, Gage County law enforcement arrest Fairbury man on drug charges after search warrant

FAIRBURY, NE -  Early Tuesday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office executed a search warrant at 1007 5th Street in Fairbury. Information had been gathered by law enforcement in both Gage and Jefferson Counties on a residence that had ill... Read More

Fairbury head football, volleyball coaches' resignations approved by board Monday

FAIRBURY, NE - The resignation of three Fairbury teachers, including two high school coaches, was unanimously approved by the Fairbury school board on Monday night during the board's monthly meeting at the '47 building. Jeffs head football coach a... Read More

Norris upends third-ranked Crete in girls' B-4 subdistrict

SEWARD, NE - The Norris Titans (11-10) used a 16-0 scoring run late in the 3rd and early in the 4th quarter to upset No. 3 Crete, 51-40, at Seward High School in the girls' B4 subdistrict bracket on Monday night. Norris, the No. 3 seed, will now p... Read More

Wilber Crop Clinic features numerous speakers at Sokol Hall Friday

WILBER, NE - The University of Nebraska Extension Office in Saline County organized the Wilber Crop Clinic on Friday morning at the Sokol Hall in Wilber. After a social hour at 8 a.m. with coffee and kolaches, the event began at 9 a.m. with assoc... Read More

Crete girls, Platteview boys come away with big wins Thursday

Maly, Cardinals put Platteview away early to win tenth straight SPRINGFIELD, NE - In its final true road game of the season, the Crete girls' basketball team (17-4) extended its winning streak to 10 games after knocking off Platteview, 57-43 on Th... Read More

Creighton commit Morgan Maly, coach John Larsen taking Cardinals to the top in Class B

CRETE, NE - The Crete girls' basketball team was something of a wildcard when the season began. The Cardinals (16-4), in July, said goodbye to five-year head coach Isaiah Dell, who took the same job at Lincoln Southeast. That got Crete thinking... Read More

Crete's A.J. Page signs to play football for Briar Cliff on Wednesday

_informq.push(); CRETE, NE - Crete Cardinals middle linebacker A.J. Page put pen to paper Wednesday, signing his national letter of intent to play football for Briar Cliff. Wednesday's signing marked the end of a roughly two-month long recrui... Read More

Homestead Monument getting back to normal with government shutdown temporarily lifted

_informq.push(); BEATRICE, NE - Last Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation that ended the partial government shutdown through at least Feb. 15. That allowed 59 national parks and 117 national monuments to reopen. Among those... Read More

Lazy Horse Brewing of Ohiowa concerned over possible tax increase on Nebraska's craft beer

_informq.push(); OHIOWA, NE - Lazy Horse Brewing and Winery sits 2.5 south of Ohiowa in southern Fillmore County. It opened in August 2016, and is owned by Jim Stutzman and his wife, Julie "Customers come from all over the place," Stutzma... Read More