Recent Rain Shuts Down Soybean Planting

AUBURN, NE - April showers bring May flowers, but May showers do not bring soybeans. The recent onslaught of rain that southeastern Nebraska experienced has done more damage than just flooding. Tho... Read More

LINCOLN, NE -- Southeast Nebraska state senators Dan Watermeier of Syracuse and Bill Kintner of Papillion spoke in support of the death penalty prior to today’s vote on repeal of the state’s death penalty. The senators also voted in support of... Read More

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has confirmed a fourth case of bird flu in Nebraska. The new case was found in Knox county and is a flock of 3 million hens. The farm is owned by the same operation as the three previous cases in Di... Read More

LINCOLN - The historic decision on the death penalty in Nebraska can be watched live. After Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed the death penalty repeal last week, senators will vote at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with 30 votes being needed to override the ... Read More

FALLS CITY - EMA Director, Brian Dixon, met with the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to review the radio reception for the county operated radios. Lately, there has been reoccurring reception issues for the Sheriff’s Department. Highwa... Read More

FALLS CITY - The Health Mart Healthy Living Tour will be stopping by the Falls City KEX RX Pharmacy & Home Care. Free screenings for diabetes, cholesterol and other health areas will be available. Residents will be able to talk with the pharmacy... Read More

Iowa State Extension has recently distributed the Fremont County Fair book. The fair opens Tuesday, July 14, with 4-H and FFA judging for clothing, communications and table setting. The fair queen candidate will be introduced and a coronation is ... Read More

LINCOLN — The fate of capital punishment in Nebraska will be decided today as both sides of the death penalty debate pour pressure on state lawmakers who supported a historic repeal measure. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed his veto letter Tuesday whil... Read More

NELIGH - A former Antelope County Supervisor has been barred from elected office for two years following his conviction of misdemeanor theft. Sixty-three year old Harlan Brandt was sentenced to two years' probation in Antelope County District Cou... Read More

FALLS CITY - On Tuesday,  Highway Superintendent, Scott Huppert, updated the County Commissioners Board on the road and bridge maintenance. Huppert reported that rock hauling is underway, but there is currently a shortage of rock at the DuBois qua... Read More

  Nebraska City police officers were among the law enforcement officers in a funeral procession Tuesday for Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco. Police Sgt. Dana Schebaum and Officers Jason Holman and Coray Bell volunteered to attend the fu... Read More