Tents Are Up As The Cattlemen's Ball Approaches

HEBRON - Driving up U.S. Highway 81 you will see big tents just a few miles north of Hebron.   Next week they will be filled with people, all raising money for cancer research.   Preparations are ... Read More

Hanover Voters Approve Hospital Bond Issue

HANOVER - Voters in the Hanover Hospital taxing district voted to approve a $2.2 million bond issue for the community’s hospital. The vote tally was: 262 - Yes 78 - No 3 - mismarked ballots 343 Total Brittni Oehmke, Chief Execut... Read More

Remembering Kennedy's Visit To Beatrice

Beatrice--It was 50 years ago today that Senator Robert F. Kennedy made a campaign stop in Beatrice addressing a full crowd in Charles Park.  The New York Senator spoke about 20 minutes to the large crowd that had gathered to hear the Presidential c... Read More

Thayer County Inmate Captured After Escape

HEBRON -  The Thayer County Sheriff's office went on a short manhunt Monday morning, as an inmate escaped custody and fled on foot.    Lance Powers, age 29 of Hebron escaped from the Thayer County Jail while being escorted by a Dispatcher from hi... Read More

Beatrice Man Arrested In Jefferson County On Alleged Drug Charges

FAIRBURY -  The Fairbury Police Department made an early Monday morning arrest of a Beatrice man for alleged drug charges.   Shortly after 3 AM, an officer with the Fairbury Police department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired pla... Read More

Applications For LEAD Program Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for a long running program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council…or better known as LEAD….is now accepting applications for its 38th class. Director of the progr... Read More

Weather Delays Planting In The Area

Mother nature has not been cooperating for area farmers who have been waiting to get out in the fields and start their spring planting. Recent cold temperatures and snow have prevented farmers from planting any corn or soybeans in the area. Extension... Read More

Missoula Children's Theatre Coming To Fairbury

FAIRBURY -  Fairbury Elementary students will get a chance to be on stage when the Missoula Children's Theatre makes a stop at their school. Auditions will be held for the production of "Treasure Island" this coming  Monday (April 23) at the ... Read More

Health and Wellness Day Scheduled This Saturday

Beatrice—It’s a new look this weekend for an annual event. The Beatrice Community Hospital is holding a Health and Wellness Day this Saturday at the hospital. Marketing Director Diane Vicars says the event replaces the annual Health Fair ….. ... Read More

Marysville's Beloved Black Squirrels Now Featured As Statues

MARYSVILLE, KS - "Marysville has always been known as Black Squirrel City. The folklore was that in the early 1900's a carnival came to town, and the carnival brought two Black Squirrels - one male and one female, and a small boy let them out and the... Read More