Laura Ebke, three other former state senators gather for 'political brew' in Crete Tuesday

CRETE, NE - Two Republicans, a Libertarian and a Liberal walked into a bar. Literally. Former Nebraska state senators Laura Ebke (Crete), Tommy Garrett (Bellevue), Danielle Conrad (Lincoln) and Co... Read More

Fairbury pool construction 'right on schedule,' according to city officials

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - Last week, the Fairbury City Chamber of Commerce sent out a flier, advertising the hiring of lifeguards for the new Fairbury City Water Park. The Water Park, which is scheduled to open this coming Memorial Day ... Read More

Daykin man arrested for domestic assault, according to Jefferson County law enforcement

DAYKIN, NE - A Daykin man was arrested for assault, among other charges, on New Years Day, according to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Thursday afternoon. Jefferson County authorities received a report of a woman wh... Read More

Fairbury's Bonham Theatre receives $1,000 grant from city attorney

FAIRBURY, NE - The Bonham Theatre, which celebrated its one-year reopening anniversary this past September, received a $1,000 community donation from law firm Remboldt Ludtke, LLP at the Fairbury City Council meeting on Tuesday night. Fairbury ci... Read More

Beatrice residents bring a new kind of Christmas cheer to local nursing home

_informq.push(); BEATRICE, NE - Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation welcomed some very special guests on Tuesday afternoon. Olive and Diamond, two "pet chickens" owned by Beatrice native Brittney Droege and her mother Michelle, visited residents... Read More

Search continues for cop impersonator spotted near Reynolds

REYNOLDS, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is still on the lookout for a person who was reported impersonating law enforcement on Highway 8 near Reynolds over the weekend. The impersonator's vehicle was described as a dark blue or black ... Read More

Tom Brandt continues focus on three key issues with election two weeks away

PLYMOUTH - In September, News Channel Nebraska spoke with incumbent state senator Laura Ebke, who's seeking reelection in Nebraska's 32nd legislative district as a libertarian. To hear our full interview with Sen. Ebke, and to read the full story,... Read More

Southern Public Schools responding to threat of violence

WYMORE, NE - An unidentified student at Southern High School in Wymore made a threatening statement of violence by writing on a bathroom wall. This writing was discovered by the school on Wednesday. School district officials have worked closely w... Read More