Police: Kearney Man Facing Additional Sex Charges

KEARNEY — A 23-year-old man accused of several child sex crimes in Kearney is looking at additional charges. Reamonn C. Seaman has been was charged with sexual child enticement and child pornogra... Read More

Fortigen Geneva Plant to Bring Around 100 Jobs to the Community

GENEVA - City Administrator Kyle Svec says it's a great time for the City of Geneva as Fortigen Geneva LLC is set to start producing anhydrous ammonia this fall. "That's just the first phase of their operation. They're going to have another plan... Read More

Luke Bryan's farm concert near Lincoln follows a deep-rooted tradition

There’s no better place to hear “Kick the Dust Up” or “Rain is a Good Thing” than on a farm. And that’s what you’ll get Thursday when country star Luke Bryan kicks off his annual farm tour at the Benes Farm just outside of ... Read More

A Happy Ending for Beatrice Couple and Their Billboard Proposal

BEATRICE - This happy couple is the talk of the town after Mike Splitter proposed to his girlfriend on a local billboard. Mike laughs as he tells News Channel Nebraska, "I didn't have a better idea." The romantic gesture has been spread all acr... Read More

JCH & L Welcomes Innovative Technology to Provide Patients with Mental Health Services

FAIRBURY - Jefferson Community Health & Life is stepping into the future, in order to better serve their patients. For those residents who are having to travel to Lincoln for mental health treatment, the hospital will now be able to provide yo... Read More

Rape Charge Dropped Against Ex-Creighton Star

Omaha World-Herald—Prosecutors on Friday dropped a first-degree sexual assault charge against former Creighton point guard Maurice Watson in connection with a Feb. 4 encounter with a 19-year-old Creighton University student. Douglas Co... Read More

West Highway 136 Bridge to Open, Contractor Was

FAIRBURY - Good news for those commuters. Department of Roads Manager Dennis Endorf says, "We have it set up for opening this coming Wednesday. We hope 8 o'clock in the morning, it'll be open." The construction that has closed down the bridge o... Read More

Beatrice Councilman Suffers Broken Leg, Ribs in Cycling Accident

BEATRICE - Beatrice City Councilman, “Cyclist Joe” Billesbach, was struck on his bike by a drunk driver in Lincoln on Thursday night. The hit and run led to Billesbach suffering a broken leg and several broken ribs. He is a big part of the ... Read More

Democrats Still Searching for Ricketts Rival

Omaha, NE.—The head of the Nebraska Democratic Party continues to insist Democrats will have a candidate for governor in 2018. But for now it's a two man race: Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts and a 3rd party bid by —now former Republican—State... Read More

Beatrice Man Accused of Attempted Murder, Enters Innocent Pleas on Four Charges

BEATRICE – A 72-year-old Beatrice man today pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted 2nd-degree murder, and three other felony counts. Clyde Rice entered innocent pleas on the murder charge and charges of use of a deadly weapon to commit a fe... Read More

KWBE Celebrates Paul Hay's Retirement with Reunion During Beatrice Today

BEATRICE - KWBE's Dave Niedfeldt brought soon-to-be retired Paul Hay onto Beatrice Today and threw several surprises at him. The Gage County Extension Agent Chairman put in over 40 years of service in the community and Niedfeldt wanted to give him... Read More