Wymore City Council swears in Anthony Shepardson as new chief of police Wednesday

WYMORE - The City of Wymore has a new chief of police. At Wednesday's city council meeting at the Wymore Community Center, Anthony Shepardson was officially sworn in, and he'll begin duties immedi... Read More

Six people arrested on drug charges in Fairbury Monday

FAIRBURY - Jefferson County authorities arrested six people on drug charges and other offenses Monday. Authorities served a search warrant at the residence of 1115 A St. in Fairbury in the early morning Monday. Items including marijuana and me... Read More

Crete Public Schools appoints Dr. Joshua McDowell, a Grand Island native and Doane alum, as its next superintendent

CRETE - Crete Public Schools has found its new superintendent. Dr. Joshua McDowell, who’d most recently been serving as the Chief Transformation Officer at Grand Island Public Schools, has worked in many roles over the years from classroom teac... 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

Beatrice 77 Livestock, Yutan's Heldt Cattle partnering to benefit Nebraska cattlemen affected by floods

BEATRICE - Few have felt the effects of recent flooding harder than cattle producers. "If you've got a cow herd and water that came down through them, you've got problems," Heldt Cattle manager Mike Heldt said. "Your hay's washed away, your g... 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

Lazy Horse Brewing of Ohiowa concerned over possible tax increase on Nebraska's craft beer

_informq.push(); OHIOWA, NE - Lazy Horse Brewing and Winery sits 2.5 south of Ohiowa in southern Fillmore County. It opened in August 2016, and is owned by Jim Stutzman and his wife, Julie "Customers come from all over the place," Stutzma... 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

Jefferson County Clerk, Attorney receive proper send-off from friends, colleagues

FAIRBURY, NE - Jefferson County elected a new county clerk and county attorney during the midterm elections last month. On Tuesday, the county's government employees had a going away party for outgoing County Clerk Cynthia Newman and outgoing out... Read More