Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, ESU District 5 partner for Autism/Disability Resource Night Tuesday

FAIRBURY - On Tuesday night, Fairbury-based non-profit Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, in cooperation with Beatrice's Educational Services Unit District 5, hosted "Autism/Disability Resource ... Read More

Lazy Horse, Stone Hollow and 24 more Nebraska breweries to serve 'Nebraska Strong Red Ale'

OHIOWA - Many Nebraska breweries are brewing, and will soon be serving, a special beer called 'Nebraska Strong Red Ale' to raise funds for flood relief efforts. The recipe for the beer was first developed at 5168 Brewing in Lincoln, and has been ... Read More

Farmers Cooperative accepting monetary, farm goods donations for flood victims

BEATRICE - Farmers Cooperative is asking area producers to help those affected by recent flooding. Until Apr. 10, the company is accepting monetary donations along with fencing supplies and feed to help farmers in need. Farmers Cooperative has... Read More

Climatologists, forecasters expect active weather pattern from winter to carry into spring, summer

Nebraskans have certainly had more than enough experience with winter weather and flooding in recent weeks. Now, they have an opportunity to make sure they’re ready for spring and summer weather conditions. This week is Severe Weather Awareness ... Read More

Seward Police locate vehicle, driver involved in hit-and-run Tuesday evening

SEWARD - Seward Police have located the driver of a red SUV involved in a hit-and-run Tuesday. The department located both the driver and vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The driver's identity has not been revealed at this time. Authorities say an... Read More

Many area rivers, streams at or near minor flood stage, Turkey Creek at De Witt especially high

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE -  The Little Blue River through Fairbury has risen quickly over the last day or so. By Thursday evening, it could reach flood stage at about 18.5 feet before falling back below flood stage Friday. "It's basica... Read More

Homestead Monument getting back to normal with government shutdown temporarily lifted

_informq.push(); BEATRICE, NE - Last Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation that ended the partial government shutdown through at least Feb. 15. That allowed 59 national parks and 117 national monuments to reopen. Among those... Read More

New entry-level manufacturing course coming to SCC Learning Centers in Hebron, York

HEBRON, NE - The Southeast Community College Learning Centers in Hebron and York are rolling out a brand new, entry-level manufacturing technician course. The course, Manufacturing Technician Level 1, was developed to meet the employment demands ... Read More

Washington County KS investigating hit-and-run

WASHINGTON, KS - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit-and-run accident which occurred on Friday. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 36 just east of Yankee Road. The hit-and-run vehicle is a newer model, grey Chevrolet... Read More

Wilber-Clatonia student in critical condition following sledding accident

WILBER, NE -  A junior at Wilber-Clatonia High School suffered a serious head injury after he was involved in a sledding incident on Saturday. The Superintendent for Wilber-Clatonia Public Schools, Ray Collins, told several media outlets Monday t... Read More

Fairbury man advocating for hemp processing plant, issued could be discussed at state legislature

FAIRBURY, NE - The Nebraska Legislative session begins Wednesday, and one issue that could be discussed in the near future is the legalization of industrial hemp in the state. In 2017, LB 617 was introduced by state senator Justin Wayne of Omaha.... Read More