Beatrice Board of Public Works Recommending Power Contract Extension, With AEP Energy Partners

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Board of Public Works voted to amend a wholesale electric agreement that would extend the city’s contract with AEP Energy Partners, of Ohio.   The city is leaving Nebrask... Read More

Beatrice Police Promote Use of New Notification App

BEATRICE -  The Beatrice Police Department is encouraging people with smart phones to download a free application, called AlertSense.  It will connect people into the Southeast Communications system to receive things such as Amber Alert messages an... Read More

City of Beatrice Hires Water Park Consulting Firm

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has hired a consulting firm to help examine how to upgrade the Big Blue Water Park. The city council Monday night approved hiring JEO Consulting Group Inc. at a cost of up to $8,500, for a study of the facility wh... 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

No Accidents, Only One Power Outage in Marshall County Thanks to Constant Effort

MARYSVILLE -  The rain continues to fall in Marysville, Kansas, but thanks to many working together, there has been minimal damage to this point. Winter Storm Jupiter has only caused one power outage in Marshall County, and as of 11 a.m., the she... Read More

As Ice Develops on Roads, Salt Trucks Head Out in Marysville

MARYSVILLE, KS - NCN's Elise Waller gives an updated report in the Marshall County, Kansas area as ice begins to develop on roads, trees and power lines. Salt trucks were heading out around 8:30 p.m. to try and beat the worst of the storm....... Read More

Landoll Lanes Sees Big Crowd for Chiefs Game Even With Icy Roads

MARYSVILLE - With the weather set to turn worse through the night, many football fans stopped by Landoll Lanes in Marysville for a bite to eat and hopefully a Kansas City Chiefs victory. Two fans from Marysville, Josh and Greg Zimmerling, were hap... Read More

Crome's Market Stays Open to Supply Customers Despite Poor Weather

MARYSVILLE, KS - No matter how poor the weather is, some people still have to go to work. That includes Stephanie Wecker and Helen Schwindamann at Crome's Market in Marysville. With the potential for loss of electricity, frozen pipes, and more, Cr... Read More

Marshall County is Prepping for the Worst, Shelters are on Standby

MARYSVILLE, KS - NCN's Elise Waller spoke with Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann says "we aren't out of the woods yet," and is advising that residents stay off the roads. As of 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, no power outages were... Read More

Omaha Mayor: Expect 'Roads Will Be Very, Very Slick.'

OMAHA, Neb.- Mayor Jean Stothert says a possibly dangerous Sunday-into-Monday ice storm will find, "All hands on deck." During a Friday afternoon news conference the mayor was flanked by a variety of officials ranging from the Omaha Public Power D... Read More

State Senator Offers Bill on Behalf of Gage County, in Beatrice Six Case

BEATRICE – Nebraska State Lawmaker Dr. Roy Baker has introduced a bill that could provide Gage County an option, should the county be required to pay the full $28.1 million civil judgment against it in the Beatrice Six trial verdict. LB 353, Bak... Read More