New Jail to Open in Richardson County

FALLS CITY – Richardson County Sheriff’s Department is hosting an open house. The open house is for the public to see the new Richardson County Law Enforcement Center and Jail on Friday August ... Read More

LINCOLN - Memorial Stadium is a familiar place to Husker fans, but it's the voice of Husker Football that is going to be familiar to Beatrice residents. "Well, I'm happy to let the cat out of the bag. It's been kind of tough this summer. We had se... Read More

SYRACUSE - Savannah Schafer says she grateful to the Nebraska cattle industry, to her fellow competitors at the FFA beef show at the Otoe County Fair Friday and finally to her parents. Schafer, a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who... Read More

SYRACUSE, NE - The excitement of an area championship, the Otoe County Fair and 4-H events have kept the Syracuse legion baseball program busy this week. However, more excitement is building for the weekend to come. Syracuse qualified for the Cla... Read More

SYRACUSE - Four generations of  Jason Stukenholtz's family was on hand Friday morning for the FFA beef show at the Otoe County Fair. Jason, a member of the Nebraska City FFA, showed the show's heaviest steer at 1,468 pounds. He also competed in t... Read More

STANTON, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska school board member has been found not guilty of charges related to animal cruelty. Court records say a judge acquitted 44-year-old Kirk Van Pelt after a non-jury trial Thursday in Stanton. Van Pelt had ... Read More

BEATRICE -  Two undercover purchases of THC extract through confidential informants, helped lead to the arrests Thursday, of four people in Beatrice. Beatrice Police, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol served three searc... Read More

BEATRICE – Law officers from three agencies have served warrants and arrested four people on suspicion of drug violations. Thursday, Beatrice Police, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol served three search warrants in th... Read More

DAVID CITY -  A plane crash in rural Butler County has resulted in the death of a Dorchester man. The Nebraska Radio Network says the Butler County Attorney's office reported 37-year-old Ragnar Emrich of Dorchester died at the scene of the cras... Read More

NORFOLK -- One-hundred more jobs are likely in Norfolk following this morning's announcement that Norfolk-based, Affiliated Foods Midwest and Associated Wholesale Grocers of Kansas City, Kansas are on a positive path to combine the two member-owned c... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Athleticism won the halter class at the Otoe County 4-H Horse Show Thursday. Justin Peto of Sterling, who showed draft horses when he lived in Ohio, described his Palomino Overo Paint named “Classy.” Peto: “She has a rea... Read More