Two-car accident in rural Fillmore County sends one to the hospital

GENEVA, NE - A two-car accident at the intersection of Roads 15 and J in Fillmore County sent one driver to the hospital Thursday morning. The accident happened around 9 a.m. Thursday, about two mi... Read More

Shickley student selected as delegate for U.S. Senate Youth Program, will travel to Washington in March

_informq.push(); SHICKLEY, NE - Nebraska Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse recently announced the names of two Nebraska high school students who were selected as delegates to the 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), which wi... Read More

New Fairbury school board member sworn in Monday, officer team assembled

FAIRBURY, NE - The Fairbury school board held its first meeting of the 2019 calendar year Monday night at the '47 Building Conference room. The first order of business was swearing in the newest board member, Jonathan Winter, who was elected to th... Read More

Car vs. cow collision results in vehicle fire on Highway 15 near Daykin turn-off

DAYKIN, NE - A car vs. cow collision on Highway 15 in northern Jefferson County led to a vehicle catching fire Monday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. Monday, roughly seven miles east of Daykin and 11 miles north of Fairbury - one mile north of... Read More

Washington County KS investigating hit-and-run

WASHINGTON, KS - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit-and-run accident which occurred on Friday. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 36 just east of Yankee Road. The hit-and-run vehicle is a newer model, grey Chevrolet... Read More

Wilber-Clatonia student in critical condition following sledding accident

WILBER, NE -  A junior at Wilber-Clatonia High School suffered a serious head injury after he was involved in a sledding incident on Saturday. The Superintendent for Wilber-Clatonia Public Schools, Ray Collins, told several media outlets Monday t... Read More

Fairbury turns 150 this year, 'Early Settlements' program Sunday marked start of celebrations

FAIRBURY, NE - Fairbury turns 150 years old this year, and the city has already begun to celebrate the landmark birthday. On Sunday, the Fairbury City Museum hosted "Early Settlements of Jefferson County, Nebraska," a program focusing on the earl... Read More

Fairbury street crews preparing for weekend snow

FAIRBURY, NE - A large swath of southeast Nebraska could be looking at significant snowfall this weekend. That means city crews around the area are preparing to deploy plows and trucks if necessary. In Fairbury, a snow emergency is only declar... Read More

Two arrests made in Fairbury after search of 5th Street residence

FAIRBURY, NE - The Nebraska Department of Probation conducted a probation check on a Fairbury residence Wednesday. The residence, and the adjoining property located at 113 5th St., were both searched Wednesday. Items in the adjoining property l... Read More

Tri County outlasts Freeman in MUDECAS classic

BEATRICE, NE - The media table was full. Three TV stations, two radio stations and several newspapers were on hand. The old-fashioned wooden-chairs in the Beatrice Auditorium were all filled up. Two of the hottest teams in the area played their ha... Read More

Exeter-Milligan edges Freeman, will play upset-happy Sterling for MUDECAS title

BEATRICE, NE - No. 1 seed Exeter-Milligan (13-1) will play for an MUDECAS title on Friday night after defeating No. 4 Freeman, 39-31, at the Beatrice Auditorium on Thursday night. The Falcons (9-5) meanwhile saw their three-game winning streak com... Read More