Motorcylists Hit the Road in 6th Annual 'Ridin With Risor'

WINSIDE — For those close to Matthew Risor, riding motorcycle is a way to remember him. “Running out of gas. All the time”. Risor died in a motorcycle accident in March of 2012 at the age... Read More

Counterfeit Bills Occasionally Showing Up, in Beatrice

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police report a counterfeit $20 bill showing up at a north Beatrice fast-food restaurant. Authorities say there’ve been a few of the fake bills surfacing in recent weeks.   Most of the time, the counterfeit bills are larg... Read More

Environmental Assessment Done on Dempster Manufacturing Property, in Beatrice

BEATRICE – Beatrice City officials say an environmental assessment of the Dempster Manufacturing site in south Beatrice, was recently done by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. The old manufacturing facility, currently in foreclos... Read More

Law Officers Try To Reduce Speeding, Through Cortland

BEATRICE – A special enforcement campaign prompted by motorists speeding through Cortland, Nebraska, resulted in a lot of traffic stops, over a two-week period. Gage County Sheriff Millard Gustafson says his department recently made use of a Neb... Read More

Guns Recovered at Gage County Residence, in Two-County Investigation

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s Officers have recovered weapons from a residence believed related to the arrest by Lancaster County authorities of a man wanted on a federal warrant. 29-year-old Samuel Starkey was arrested for intent to distri... Read More

Stothert on Future Gov's Race: 'Never Say Never'

Omaha, NE—Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert won’t say no to a possible run for governor someday. Speaking with News Channel Nebraska this week, Stothert—a Republican— said she is not interested in serving in the US House or Senate, but would “ne... Read More

Judge Rules in Favor of Gage County, in Chicken Farm Permit Appeal

BEATRICE -  A 1st District Judge has ruled in favor of Gage County, in an appeal of the county board’s decision to approve a special use permit by a simple majority vote, for a proposed chicken farm near Cortland. Judge Vicky Johnson dismissed ... Read More

Valentino's sells out of $6 anniversary pizza special before dinner

Valentino’s is used to making lots of pizzas, but stores were overwhelmed by the record-breaking response to a promotion celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Nebraska restaurant chain on Wednesday offered jumbo hamburger or cheese pizzas for $6... Read More

Kansas Man, Nebraska Woman Killed in NE Kansas Collision

BEATRICE – A Horton, Kansas man and an Upland, Nebraska woman were killed in a two-vehicle accident yesterday, south of Hiawatha, Kansas…in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified one victim as 52-year-old Michael Patrick James.  ... Read More

Parking Spot Turns Ugly

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- A JBS packing plant worker is accused of assaulting one of his fellow workers with an ice scraper. Why? According to police it was all about a parking space. Ahmed Ahmed is accused of assaulting Eskindir Kelit just outside t... Read More

Hispanics Stores Join The Campaign

GRAND ISAND, Neb.- Five Hispanic stores in Grand Island and Hastings are joining a campaign aimed at healthier eating. The stores have partnered with the UNL-Extension office, local health departments and other community agencies to offer fresh an... Read More