SENDD Report Highlights Falls City Streetscape, Housing

 FALLS CITY – Southeast Nebraska Development District Community Program Manager Crystal Dunekacke gave the  Richardson County Board an annual report Tuesday that highlights objectives in the ... Read More

Jefferson Community Health & Life now offering state of the art 3-D Mammography testing

FAIRBURY - Jefferson Community Health & Life in Fairbury announced Wednesday that they'll now offer Genius 3-D Mammography exams, developed by Hologic, Inc. - a worldwide leader in women’s health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis tech... Read More

NGage supports Homestead Monument name change

BEATRICE - The NGage economic development group has joined the list of organizations supporting a name change for Beatrice's largest tourist attraction. The proposal calls for renaming Homestead National Monument of America to 'Homestead National... Read More

Crete Elementary placed on lockout for a short time Monday afternoon

CRETE - Crete Elementary School was placed on lockout for a short time Monday afteroon when a man was spotted nearby with what appeared to be a hunting rifle with a scope. The man was spotted around 1 :45 p.m. Monday. Due to the close proximity, C... Read More

Dozens of area athletes qualify for state track meet

The NSAA published its full list of state track and field qualifiers this weekend. In all, 167 athletes from 21 area schools qualified for the meet. That's boys and girls included. Norris had the most qualifiers of any area school with 19. Wilb... Read More

Blue Valley Community Action to close Fairbury thrift store at the end of May

FAIRBURY - After about 30 years, the Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is closing its thrift store in Fairbury at the end of May. The last official day is May 23. BVCA, which is headquartered in Fairbury, is a non-profit organization co... Read More

Charges dismissed, new charges added against man in Hebron shooting case

HEBRON - Prosecutors Tuesday dropped charges against a Hebron man arrested after a fatal shooting in October. But, they have filed new felony charges against him in connection with a fight earlier that morning. Michael Lewis, 21, was charged with... Read More

Strong Sunday storms leave heavy damage in Lincoln, large hail and strong winds reported throughout the area

A round of strong to severe thunderstorms rumbled through southeast Nebraska on Sunday afternoon. A tornado touched down, reportedly several times, early Sunday evening in southwest Lincoln, leaving damage behind in its wake. Several reports and p... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol identifies two people killed in wrong-way I-80 crash near Milford

MILFORD (AP) - Authorities have identified two people killed in a wrong-way crash earlier this week on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash Monday afternoon killed the wrong-way driver, 56-year-old Cesar Per... Read More

Plymouth senator Tom Brandt weighs in on proposed property tax relief, 'Beatrice Six' bill

FAIRBURY - A Nebraska legislative committee advanced its proposal to lower property taxes by raising other taxes, and boosting state aid to K-12 public schools, to full Legislature on Tuesday. Members of the Revenue Committee continued debate Mon... Read More

I-80 crash near Milford claims two lives on Monday evening

MILFORD - Two people are deceased following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Milford. The crash occurred just before 5:30 p.m. Monday evening on I-80 near mile marker 381. A Jeep Grand Cherokee was driving the wrong way in the westboun... Read More