News Archive

Published: Friday, May 22, 2015
By: Stan Smith

It’s the time of year that fiddlers and musicians take over Homestead National Monument of America. 

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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015
By: Stan Smith

State lawmakers have voted to repeal the death penalty, but it likely will take another vote to make it final.

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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Farm income is falling across the region as credit conditions weaken. 

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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Gas prices in Nebraska have increased about 30-cents a gallon in the last month bringing the average state price to $2.56

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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015
By: Jordan Slocum

Norris advanced with a win Wednesday over Elkhorn South.

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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015
By: Jordan Slocum

Despite a strong effort, Nebraska couldn't beat Illinois, falling 3-2.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Roads were a major topic at Tuesday’s Jefferson County Commission meeting.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Governor Pete Ricketts toured the damage at Tecumseh prison left in wake of the deadly riot more than a week ago

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Stan Smith

The Fairbury City Council moved quickly through a relatively short agenda at last night's meeting.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Stan Smith

A favorite springtime fundraiser for the Jefferson Community Health Center Auxiliary is coming up tomorrow. 

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Bryan Cook

The annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will be held Wednesday evening in Beatrice.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Bryan Cook

The first round of the Class-B State Tennis Tournament takes place on Thursday at Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Jordan Slocum

The state tennis tournament is set for Thursday and Friday.  See which area athletes are competing.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Bryan Cook

The Southeast Community College golf team is tied for 16th place after the first round of the NJCAA Division Two National Tournament in Alabama.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Bryan Cook

The Beatrice boy's golf team claimed their 4th straight District Championship in runaway fashion on Monday.

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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By: Jordan Slocum

Norris kept their season alive Tuesday, meanwhile Seward was knocked out.

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Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
By: Stan Smith

A second medical marijuana bill has advanced in the Unicameral.

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Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Farmers had trouble getting out in the field last week because of widespread rain across Nebraska, but most of the state's corn crop has been planted.

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Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
By: Stan Smith

The latest government snapshot of Kansas crops shows an improving winter wheat crop amid widespread rains. 

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Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
By: Jordan Slocum

Both teams avoided elimination with Monday wins.

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Published: Monday, May 18, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Governor Pete Ricketts, District 32 Senator Laura Ebke, and Nebraska Emergency Management Director Brian Tuma toured the flood-damaged town of Dewitt this morning. 

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Published: Monday, May 18, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Jefferson County Roads Superintendent Bill Hansel has turned in his initial damage estimate for Jefferson County Roads from the recent flooding.

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Published: Monday, May 18, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Black Hills Energy which provides gas service to Fairbury has been working on a nearly complete rebuild of the gas system in town.

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Published: Monday, May 18, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Federal officials say they will respond to stop avian flu, which has now spread to Nebraska.

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Published: Monday, May 18, 2015
By: Stan Smith

Many farmers in the region are starting off the year in weaker financial shape than a year ago. 

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