Wayne State College President Retires

WAYNE - This time, outgoing Wayne State College President Curt Frye plans to stay retired. Frye had his last day on the job as president on Tuesday, retiring after what he calls a “quick 30 years... Read More

SYRACUSE - Midwest Farmers Cooperative broke ground on a $25 million facility near Syracuse Tuesday that promises to transform grain hauling in the region and open global markets for local farmers. Cooperative CEO Dale Piper said the company handl... Read More

EMERSON - Authorities in Thurston County have released the identity of a man killed in a grain bin accident on Monday afternoon. A press release from Thurston County Sheriff Shelly Perez says Todd Martin, 53, of rural Emerson was killed in the acc... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - Country music artist, Jon Pardi will be celebrating the 4th of July in River Country. Pardi is the headliner for the Independence Day concert hosted by Three Hills Event Center in Nebraska City on Saturday. Pardi's single "Up ... Read More

SYRACUSE - An SUV rollover on Angle Road east of Syracuse sent two women to the hospital Saturday night. Brenda L. Miller, 52, of Lavista was driving a Toyota RV4 on the rock road less than a mile off of Highway 50 when the SUV left the roadway an... Read More

FREMONT - Senator Deb Fischer visited Fremont last week to meet and speak with Army Reserve soldiers as they prepared for deployment. Fischer spoke on how the brave men and women serving their country make tremendous sacrifices and face real dan... Read More

SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE - According to a press release from SCC, students who complete the Energy Generation Operations program at Southeast Community College can transfer those credits to Bismarck (N.D.) State College toward completion of a Bach... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - A medical emergency is blamed for an accident that closed a Highway 75 bridge near Plattsmouth Sunday. Cass County Sheriff Wm. Brueggemann says a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze driving by Marylin Morrison, 64, of Plattsmouth left the Hy-Vee ga... Read More

Outdated federal rules are hampering the deployment of high-speed Internet service to some of the nation’s most rural residents, a Federal Communications Commission regulator said Monday in Omaha. Backed by U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R- Neb., FCC co... Read More

It is almost county fair time in Nebraska but something will be missing this year. Due to the avian flu outbreak there is a ban on poultry. Brad Bennett is the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension Educator for the Youth Livestock Program and ... Read More

Many Nebraskans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip. Mark Peterson, with AAA-Nebraska, says they’re predicting a big boost in Fourth of July travel. “AAA is projecting 41.9-mi... Read More