Task Force Planning Pilger's Revival

WISNER - Pilger's residents are coming out in full force to plan how the village will be rebuilt. Hundreds of people from Pilger and the surrounding area attended a town hall meeting in Wisner on T... Read More

The Peru Village Board accepted a Nebraska Department of Economic Development Grant for the Park Avenue and campus entrance improvement project and discussed safety features of the new design. The project  on Park Avenue extends from the Casey's ... Read More

OMAHA – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from CHI Health because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier this week that would ha... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's insurance company is asking a judge to declare that it has no duty to pay any award made against the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees in a lawsuit over the 2010 disappearance of a Peru State College student whos... Read More

Volunteers with the newly created Sidney Endowment Fund have set a donation goal of $10,000 before Dec. 20. Sidney Mayor Paul Hutt gathered the Sidney Hometown Pride Committee and Save the Pool Committee to meet with Dennis Nissen of the Omaha Com... Read More

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - A longtime manufacturing company in Beatrice is back in business after shuttering its operations three years ago. The Dempster Industries factory closed in late 2011, but is now under new management. Dempster president Ryan M... Read More

Southeast Nebraska Community Action is taking appointments to assist  households who need to enroll in  health care plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The deadline to enroll online through HealthCare.org is Dec. 15 and open enrollme... Read More

A workshop in Auburn will allow farmers to use a web based tool called a Fieldprint Calculator that helps growers to establish benchmark data on a field and more. The hands-on workshop will also allow participating growers to take home documentati... Read More

A hunter has killed a mountain lion in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says in a news release that the 89-pound female was killed on Monday morning. It's the second mountain lion killed in what's called t... Read More

An opportunity for area schools to perform will be held on Saturday Nov. 22. Schools performing throughout the day include Beatrice, Johnson-Brock, Conestoga, Nebraska Lutheran, Tri County and Weeping Water. Pawnee City will start off the day p... Read More

Cass County petitioners are putting some dollars behind the idea of perpetual cemetery care. Responding to a citizens' petition drive, the Cass County commissioners established the borders for the new East Cass Pioneer Cemetery District. The bo... Read More