Auburn Firefighters Extinguish Chimney Fire

AUBURN - Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the attic of an Auburn home Wednesday morning that sent billows of smoke through the neighborhood. William Snyder, a 34-year-old contract tree trimmer,... Read More

LINCOLN — It was “same song, second verse” for Gov. Pete Ricketts’ property tax package Tuesday. Opponents outnumbered proponents at a legislative hearing on a measure that seeks to ease property taxes by tightening budget and spending lid... Read More

AUBURN - It was a successful night for the Auburn Bulldogs that featured two victories, including an upset victory over the eighth ranked team in Class C-1. In the boys matchup, it was Skyler Hopper that fueled the win for the Bulldogs. He got the... Read More

STERLING -- The Sterling girls basketball team pounded Freeman Tuesday night 52-31, earning their first victory over the Falcons since 2012.   Ranked fifth in the Class D2 playoff point standings entering the contest, Sterling improved to 20-3 follo... Read More

BEATRICE - Homestead National Monument of America will continue their speaker series in February by commemorating African-American history month. UNL PhD student in history Christy Hyman will present at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 15. “She wor... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County commissioner Steve Lade asked road supervisors to concentrate road graders on the 11-mile stretch of county roads between Unadilla and Burr. Actually, he said he feels like declaring war against the driving conditions. ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Despite the cold and snow filled winter, the new aquatic center in Nebraska City is still planned to be opened to the public on Memorial Day. The Nebraska City Recreation Agency held a meeting at the construction site of the Steinh... Read More

The rosters for the 58th Annual Shrine Bowl football game were announced Tuesday afternoon. Two players from Plattsmouth and one player from Nebraska City will represent southeast Nebraska during the game on June 4th in Kearney. Nebraska City se... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County Board Chairman Tim Nelsen said Tuesday he is writing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln a letter urging the Cooperative Extension Program to swiftly fill an open agricultural economist position in the county. Monte Vand... Read More

Local coverage of all your news, sports and weather has officially come to Southeast Nebraska Communications and Spiral Communications, LLC. in the form of WeatherNation. It is a 24 hour weather network that has local news and sports breaks, inclu... Read More

FAIRBURY -  The brick streets that pave the way for motorists in Fairbury have been used for many years and according to Laura Bedlan, Assistant Street Superintendent, maintaining and repairing these unique roadways, both downtown and elsewhere, dif... Read More