Both Fairbury and Dorchester Place in Top Eight at State Journalism

NORFOLK - On Monday afternoon, students across the state showcased their journalism skills in Norfolk and many in the area are going home happy. Both Dorchester and Fairbury placed in the top eigh... Read More

Trent Stutheit's Father Speaks:

DAWSON, NE - Four days after the death of his son, Mervin Stutheit had his mind on his granddaughter. "Trent had a two and a half year girl, and she's going to have to grow up without her daddy now," says Stutheit. 29-year-old Trent Stuthe... Read More

Falls City Hospital Earns Top 100 Rating

FALLS CITY - The Community Medical Center in Falls City has been named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by an organization that monitors rural health. "This achievement is very gratifying," says hospital administrator Ryan Larsen. CMC scored ... Read More

Multiple Activites at Stanton Lake Highlight Earth Day in Falls City

FALLS CITY - There will be plenty to do for Falls City residents on Earth Day. A fun run will begin the festivities on Saturday, April 22nd, at Stanton Lake, sponsored by the Community Medical Center. Participants will have a chance to run a o... Read More

Council Votes 5-3 Against Making 16th and Barada a 4-way Stop

FALLS CITY - A proposal that would have made the intersection of 16th and Barada a four-way stop was voted by a tight vote by the Falls City council. The council voted 5-3 on Monday in favor of trashing a request, to place stop signs on Barada str... Read More

Service Planned for Sacred Heart Teacher Who Passed Away Suddenly

FALLS CITY - After a teacher passed away suddenly last week, the Sacred Heart community will be holding multiple services. Sacred Heart Catholic School band teacher Paula Newhouse died at the age of 26 last Friday in La Vista, Neb. A prayer se... Read More

Tornado Spotted in Pawnee County, Moving Towards Richardson County

PAWNEE COUNTY - A tornado has been spotted in Pawnee County and as of 9:10 p.m. the twister has moved into Richardson County. According to the Pawnee County Sheriffs Office, spotters located a tornado east of highway 99, near Highway 8. The sto... Read More

Tornado Comes Just a Few Miles from Syracuse

SYRACUSE - A tornado touched down in rural Otoe County on Saturday afternoon, just miles from Syracuse. Just after 5 p.m. a tornado was reported just four miles from the town of nearly 2,000 people. Gregg Goebel of the Otoe County Emergency Man... Read More

Federal Guidelines Pressures Falls City Public Schools to Raise School Lunch Prices

FALLS CITY - The Falls City School Board voted this week to raise school breakfast and lunch prices in order to keep all of its federal funding. The board unanimously approved a five cent per meal increase for both school breakfasts and lunches. ... Read More

SNC Gives Scholarships to a Couple of Falls City Students

FALLS CITY - Southeast Nebraska Communications has announced their 2017 scholarship winners. Megan Eickhoff and Aaron Kurpgeweit, both of Falls City High, will receive $2,000 scholarships from SNC. Eickhoff, the daughter of Darren and Donna Eic... Read More

Adult Easter Egg Hunt Planned for Friday Night in Falls City

FALLS CITY - On Friday night, adults across the area will have a chance to go back in time and compete in an Easter egg hunt. The Falls City Chamber is hosting the 7th annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt in Falls City on Friday. According to chamber dire... Read More