Over July Fourth weekend, expect busy roads amid low gas prices

If the roadways appear congested over the July Fourth holiday, there is a good reason. Lower fuel prices have led AAA to predict that nearly 43 million Americans will travel over the holiday, with 84 ... Read More

BEATRICE - A representative from Senator Deb Fischer's Lincoln office was in Beatrice Wednesday afternoon visiting with members of the community. Constituent Services & Outreach Representative for Fisher, Sarah Skinner, travels to communities ... Read More

BEATRICE - Sewing class, Strategy class, Science class, Harry Potter and Fairy tale class. Spanish class, Math class, Bats Eat Bugs and Camp Paw Paw. These are just a scratch on the surface of the classes offered by the Beatrice Public Schools "Be... Read More

BROWNVILLE - Nebraska’s largest single-unit nuclear electrical generator, Cooper Nuclear Station, has earned an excellent rating from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. The rating comes about three months before a scheduled shutdown at t... Read More

BENNET — At approximately 1:21 p.m. emergency crews responded to a one vehicle, one occupant crash near Highway 2 and Highway 43 near Bennet. A blue Hyundai, driven by Thomas Neeley, 26, of Lincoln, was traveling westbound on Highway 2 . It ve... Read More

BROWNVILLE - One man, one bike, and the entire world out in front of him. "Andy The Britt" is a man from northern England who is currently riding his bike along the entire Lewis and Clark trail. He doesn't sleep in hotels or homes, more like pi... Read More

BROWNVILLE - What makes history even more special than it already is, is when you have something from the past that has been preserved for the future, such as the Meriwether Lewis Dredge. The Captain Meriwether Lewis was launched on December 12, ... Read More

AUBURN - Stella farmer Edgar Bredemeier is offering county officials proof of the value of a tape measure, while Nemaha County Assessor Mallory Lempka is proposing aerial photography to help keep track of changes in the county’s taxable property. ... Read More

AUBURN - Veteran Service Office Bill Hessler has announced his retirement in Otoe County on Tuesday, but is still leading the office in Nemaha County. Hessler had served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 29 years, retiring as a Lt. Colonel, and worked ... Read More

BEATRICE – A Gage County man described by a prosecutor as a “career criminal”, will serve a prison sentence for stealing cash from a disabled man.   Gage County District Judge Paul Korslund Wednesday sentenced Michael Kopf Sr. to one-year in ... Read More

BEATRICE - The Beatrice Reading Program is well underway for the summer. The program's theme for 2016 is "Parks" in honor of the National Parks celebrating their centennial. Kids are encouraged to read throughout the summer with incentives and pri... Read More