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Defiant Few toy pick-up scheduled
The Defiant Few Motorcycle Club is ready to spread holiday cheer to boys and girls in Jefferson and Gage Counties. For the past month the club has been collecting toys in Beatrice and Fairbury. The group has one more toy drive scheduled, Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Walmarts in Fairbury and Beatrice.
Laramie-based ‘On the Hook’ truck makes stop in Fairbury Wednesday
FAIRBURY, NE – A food truck company that makes hundreds of stops in four midwest states was in Fairbury on Wednesday. On the Hook Fish and Chips set up at the Orscheln’s parking lot from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., serving freshly caught Wild Alaska cod, beer-battered fries, along with homemade sriracha mayo
Sheriff: Largest meth seizure ever in Stanton County, NE
STANTON, Nebraska (KTIV)- On Saturday evening at about 7:00 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office says they arrested a 28-year-old Minnesota woman on felony drug charges in the largest seizure of Methamphetamine in Stanton County history.
Jefferson Community Health and Life offering another youth cooking class
FAIRBURY, NE – Children will have an opportunity to learn about healthy eating and the importance of working together at a cooking class hosted by their local clinic. A ‘Cooking Class for Kids’ will be offered Thursday, Dec. 27, at Jefferson Community Health & Life in Fairbury. The program is open t
State senate-elect Tom Brandt stops in Fairbury Tuesday, talks local issues with county commissioners
FAIRBURY, NE – State-senate elect Tom Brandt of Plymouth has had three key issues on his mind since his campaign began. Lower property taxes, fairness in K-12 education funding and improved rural broadband.
Fairbury wrestler Autumn Branson pledges York College, signifying booming interest in girls’ wrestling
FAIRBURY, NE – Autumn Branson has wrestled since she was in 3rd grade. Her younger brother tried out, and didn’t care for it. “My Mom was leaving wrestling practice and I asked her if I could try wrestling,” Branson recalls. “She said, ‘Yeah, go ahead. I already paid the money for it…I never really
Fairbury Jr./Sr. High School educator named outstanding new principal
The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals has selected Nicholas Kroon as the 2019 Outstanding New Principal of the Year. This award is presented annually to a principal who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in their school, region, and at the state level, according to a pre
Omaha man who robbed Lincoln bank sentenced
An Omaha man who robbed a bank in southeast Lincoln has been sentenced to three years behind bars. According to court documents, 30-year-old Kevin Brown and another person robbed Great Western Bank near Highway 2 and Old Cheney on June 22nd.
Eagles are making their way through Nebraska
I was out along the Platte recently with my muzzleloader and noticed quite a few geese moving up and down the river. About an hour after one large group of geese passed over me, I spotted a bald eagle following the same route.
Omaha man gets prison time, ordered to pay restitution for Lincoln bank robbery
An Omaha man who had no record until he was part of a June robbery at a Great Western Bank branch in southeast Lincoln on Thursday got nearly three years in federal prison. Kevin Brown, 30, pleaded guilty to bank robbery.
Veerbeek shines off bench in Nebraska victory
LINCOLN | Taylor Kissinger led five Huskers in double figures with 18 points, as Nebraska displayed a prolific offense for 40 minutes in a 96-71 women's basketball win over visiting Denver on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Nebraska trying desperately to stop top recruit from heading to Alabama
When Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming after a player, you know he’s good. When you’re the coach of a rival team, though, having Saban in the mix is terrifying.
Nebraska sends entire staff to visit Ty Robinson after Saban
Scott Frost is doing everything in his power to ensure 2019 four-star pass rusher Ty Robinson signs with Nebraska during next week's Early Signing Period. Even if that means sending his entire recruiting staff to Robinson's high school after a visit from Alabama coach Nick Saban to prove a point.
The One Prairie Town In Nebraska That’s Perfect For A Winter Getaway
It may not be everyone’s favorite season, but winter in Nebraska really is beautiful. The sun shines brightly most days, even if it seems like daylight only lasts for a few hours. Whether it’s snowy or the ground is just covered in a morning frost, the state glimmers like diamonds all winter long. I
List: Nebraska high school football all-class teams, honorable mentions
The Nebraska high school football all-class teams, complete with captains and honorable-mention selections. WR Shane Dailey Bellevue West 5-9, 165 Sr. WR Zavier Betts Bellevue West 6-3, 200 Jr.
Patriots win big in first home dual vs. Fairbury
The Adams Central wrestling team found itself in front of the home crowd Monday for its first dual of the season. The Patriots were fresh off a successful showing in the Crete invite over the weekend, and they carried that success into Monday’s competition.
Local man recognized for reporting safety hazard at Iowa fertilizer plant
Capitol City Electric, Inc., headquartered in Lincoln, and Koch Fertilizer, with a plant in Beatrice, recognized Phil Cook III, CCE apprentice, for observing a potential safety hazard at the KOCH plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and reporting it, according to a news release.
3 arrested for drugs following traffic stop
Beatrice police arrested three people for drug offenses following a traffic stop. At around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a Beatrice police officer spotted a red Chevrolet Cavalier leaving an apartment complex in the 500 block of North 11th Street. The officer identified the driver as 28-year-old Jeffrey D. Va
Incoming legislator hopes to help bail Gage County out of Beatrice 6 debt
A county board chairman who will become a state legislator next month hopes to make a law change to allow counties to use a sales tax to pay federal civil judgments. Senator-elect Myron Dorn says Gage County government is being seriously impacted by a $28-million civil judgment.
North Beatrice Collision Injures Two
BEATRICE – Beatrice Police and Fire and Rescue crews were sent to a two-vehicle collision early Friday afternoon, in north Beatrice. Two sport-utility vehicles collided at the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and Industrial Row, shortly after one p.m.