Mayor Bequette Delivers Memorial Day Address

Nebraska City Mayor Bryan Bequette, a former battalion commander for the 291st Aviation Regiment, gave the Memorial Day address at Wyuka Cemetery. Bequette described traditions for Memorial Day and... Read More

FALLS CITY - According to Superintendent, Tim Heckenlively, Falls City Public Schools has been awarded two grants, funded by the USDA. One grant that has been awarded to the district, is the USDA Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Grant. This program wil... Read More

The stars were out on an otherwise gray Saturday at Burke Stadium. Just ask novice weatherman and ace sprinter KJ Cotton. “It was a pretty gloomy day weather-wise, but winning both the 100 and 200 really brightened up the day, made it a whole... Read More

Your gateway to the outdoors is waiting. Picnic tables are painted, grills and campfire rings squared away, campsites and cabins spruced up and — not insignificantly — showers and latrines updated at hundreds of park sites across Nebraska and ... Read More

HUMPHREY - Memorial Weekend is here and one family is urging the community to be safe as they prepare for outdoor activities. Five year old Sami Prorok and her family went camping at Lake Babcock towards the end of April, and due to a tick bite, S... Read More

SIDNEY, IA- Fremont County’s Hometown Pride, a group created for the purpose of community betterment, is off and running in their quest to raise funds to build a new swimming pool for Sidney. The aging pool that Sidney currently has is in ill co... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska Cattle on Feed numbers are on the rise according to a report from the USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service. Nebraska feedlots with 1,000 or more head of cattle contained 2.5 million cattle on feed as of May 1, which is a... Read More

In Senator Dan Watermeier’s weekly update, he reports that the Legislature voted to repeal the death penalty this past week. LB 268 passed on a 32-15 vote. Senator Chambers has been attempting to repeal the death penalty for forty years. In 1979... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is being cited for 3rd Degree Assault and Littering after throwing a bottle at a store clerk. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says according to police reports, 23 year-old Ethan Straub entered BJs Tobacco & Candy Outlet t... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts must flip at least three votes to keep the death penalty in Nebraska. Based on interviews with several state senators Thursday, the votes are in play, and advocates on both sides of the death penalty debate know it. ... Read More

FALLS CITY - Falls City EDGE is still encouraging residents of Richardson, Nemaha, Johnson and Pawnee Counties to participate in writing letters to the Southeast Community College on behalf of developing  an SCC extension program in the area. T... Read More