Woman Rear Ends NDOR Vehicle North of Cortland

CORTLAND - Highway 77, just south of the intersection with 55H Spur near Cortland, was cut to only one lane after an accident that featured a car and a Nebraska Department of Roads vehicle. As of ... Read More

Beatrice High School Collects Roughly $10,000 for NCN's Bryan Cook

BEATRICE - During their games against Waverly on Thursday night, Beatrice High School students sat and collected donations on behalf of News Channel Nebraska's beloved Bryan Cook. On the evening of Sunday, February 12th, Bryan Cook suffered from ... Read More

Police: Grand Island Test Drive Lands Man in Jail

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- According to police, a Grand Island man took a car for a test drive and just kept going. That landed Rafael Dominquez Ramos in jail accused of car theft. Police tell Telemundo Nebraska that Ramos insists he didn't steal the ... Read More

Anhydrous Ammonia Plant Project West of Beatrice, Debated During Hearing

BEATRICE -  Supporters and opponents of a proposed commercial anhydrous ammonia loading facility five miles west of Beatrice, got their say before the Gage County Board, Wednesday.   A more than two-hour public hearing was held, with supporters of... Read More

Local Spelling Bee Contest Scholarship Increased by Former National Spelling Bee Champion

FAIRBURY - This year's Thayer County Spelling Bee Contest Winner will be taking home a $1,000 scholarship,  versus the $500 scholarships offered in previous years. The generous donor is Byron native, Jennifer Reinke. Reinke was born in November... Read More

UPDATE: Beatrice Police Still Seeking Hit-and-Run Driver

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police have spoken to the owner of a vehicle that left the scene of an injury accident, but are still trying to determine who was driving the vehicle.  Police were looking for a hit and run driver involved in a two-vehicle coll... Read More

Beatrice Police Searching For Hit-and-Run Driver, in Collision

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police have spoken to the owner of a vehicle that left the scene of an injury accident, but are still trying to determine who was driving the vehicle.  The owner of the vehicle resides in Beatrice.  Police were looking for a h... Read More

Fighting House Fires: The 20 Minute Rule

Cory Schmidt Grand Island Fire Chief. GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- It takes about 20 minutes for a house to be burned to the ground. On average the Grand Island Fire Department get to a fire within four minutes, but weather and other factors can get in... Read More

After His Generosity, Southern Schools Donates $1,000 to Jake Diekman's Charity

WYMORE - Before this season, Wymore native and Southern graduate Jake Diekman agreed to donated a pair of shoes to everyone on the Raiders girls and boys basketball teams. On Friday night, Southern had an opportunity to give back. Diekman is a 200... Read More

Debate Over Debate Cut-Off, Trudges On

BEATRICE – Nebraska lawmakers continued to slog through the debate over the rules of the body, today……specifically, whether the required number of votes to cease debate on a bill should be lowered, from 33, to 30. Emotions run high on the is... Read More

Traffic Resumes in Marysville Monday Evening After Most of the Ice Melted

MARYSVILLE, KS - Some area schools are even cancelled on Tuesday throughout Northeast Kansas and Southeast Nebraska due to Winter Storm Jupiter's impact.  For Marysville Kansas, the ice was beginning to melt heavily on Monday evening. Roads were wet... Read More