Hebron's Blue Valley Lutheran Homes celebrating 70 years this weekend

_informq.push(); HEBRON, NE - Blue Valley Lutheran Homes in Hebron is celebrating its 70th anniversary this weekend. On Sunday, the nursing home will offer tours and refreshments from 2-4 p.m... Read More

Lanham, a border town of 20, serves nearly 600 at annual St. John's Turkey Supper

_informq.push(); LANHAM, KS - The town sits in two states. The story comes from the Kansas side. About 20 people reside in Lanham - a tiny town along Nebraska's Highway 112 and Kansas' Highway 148. The town sits on either side of Stateline... Read More

City of Fairbury introduces budget billing program for light and water department

FAIRBURY, NE - The City of Fairbury's Light and Water department is now offering budget billing for eligible residential utility customers. Budget billing averages the high and low bill months to even out monthly budgets, and to give customers a b... Read More

Jefferson County Sheriff office purchases two new Ford Explorers, prepares to absorb Fairbury PD

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of two new, 2020 Ford Explorers for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office on Tuesday. Each new patrol car will cost a little more than $33,00... Read More

Jefferson County Assessor Race Not Official Yet

FAIRBURY - News Channel Nebraska has confirmed the race for Jefferson County Assessor has not become official.  In the race, only 8 votes separated the 2 candidates. NCN learned that there are 14 provisional votes that haven't been counted.  T... Read More

Fairbury's VFW hosts benefit and career fair for veterans, active military members

FAIRBURY, NE - Fairbury’s VFW Post 3113 hosted a Benefit and Career Fair on Wednesday for military service members, veterans and their spouses. The event was a joint effort by Nebraska's Departments of Labors and Veterans Affairs. Seven serv... Read More

Plymouth preparing to hold 72nd annual Veterans Day Observance

PLYMOUTH, NE - Nebraska's "Wall of the Fallen" after 9-11 honors the 84 Nebraskans who perished in the line of duty since the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001. The monument, which was created by Patriotic Productions in 2010, will be on display at the Ply... Read More

November firearm season for deer opening Saturday in Nebraska

This Saturday, the November firearm season for whitetail deer opens in the state of Nebraska, and will remain open until Nov. 18. Matt Taylor, the game warden and conservation officer for Thayer, Fillmore and Jefferson Counties, expects a busy dee... Read More

Fairbury city crews bracing for possible first significant snowfall of the season

FAIRBURY - Much of southeast Nebraska could be looking at significant snowfall Thursday. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for a large part of southeast Nebraska and north central Kansas until 6 p.m. central Thursday. That means many city... 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

Fairbury Rural Fire Department:

FAIRBURY, NE - Daylight savings time is coming to an end this weekend. On Sunday morning at 2 a.m., the time will fall back one hour. So, consider this a reminder to set your clocks back, and also to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbo... Read More