Historic March flooding has some gardeners weary of potential food borne illness in homegrown produce

FAIRBURY - The historic flooding in Nebraska this year has had lasting impacts on thousands residents across the state - those impacts vary in severity, depending on where you are in the state. Sou... Read More

Climatologists, forecasters expect active weather pattern from winter to carry into spring, summer

Nebraskans have certainly had more than enough experience with winter weather and flooding in recent weeks. Now, they have an opportunity to make sure they’re ready for spring and summer weather conditions. This week is Severe Weather Awareness ... Read More

Peru State students, community volunteer in flood relief effort Friday

PERU, NE - Community members, Peru State students, faculty and staff filled sandbags during the day Friday as the Missouri River continues to rise. More than 120 students and a total of 160 volunteers contributed to the effort. "We were jus... Read More

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office warns of suspicious phone activity

FAIRBURY, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff's office is warning citizens of some suspicious phone activity on Friday. At about 11 a.m. on Feb. 1, Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenson said the office started receiving calls from the public, who ... Read More

Lazy Horse Brewing of Ohiowa concerned over possible tax increase on Nebraska's craft beer

_informq.push(); OHIOWA, NE - Lazy Horse Brewing and Winery sits 2.5 south of Ohiowa in southern Fillmore County. It opened in August 2016, and is owned by Jim Stutzman and his wife, Julie "Customers come from all over the place," Stutzma... Read More

New entry-level manufacturing course coming to SCC Learning Centers in Hebron, York

HEBRON, NE - The Southeast Community College Learning Centers in Hebron and York are rolling out a brand new, entry-level manufacturing technician course. The course, Manufacturing Technician Level 1, was developed to meet the employment demands ... Read More

Tri County students present award-winning severe weather preparedness video Friday

DE WITT, NE - A seventh grade science class at Tri County Public Schools recently won the short video award in the 2018 Nebraska Severe Weather/Preparedness PSA Contest. Jefferson and Saline County Emergency Manager John McKee announced the news t... 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

Jefferson County Clerk, Attorney receive proper send-off from friends, colleagues

FAIRBURY, NE - Jefferson County elected a new county clerk and county attorney during the midterm elections last month. On Tuesday, the county's government employees had a going away party for outgoing County Clerk Cynthia Newman and outgoing out... Read More