Memorial service celebrates Sam Foltz’s lasting impact

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Family, friends, teammates, coaches and Nebraska athletic department members were among those who crowded inside a sanctuary Saturday to memorialize punter Sam Foltz at Bless... Read More

FALLS CITY – Richardson County Sheriff’s Department is hosting an open house. The open house is for the public to see the new Richardson County Law Enforcement Center and Jail on Friday August 5. It runs from 3 pm until 8 pm and will be ope... Read More

LINCOLN — A state senator from Papillion is accused of having a sexually explicit video of himself on his state computer. State Sen. Bill Kintner did not immediately respond Friday to requests for comment. State Sen. Bob Krist, who chairs the... Read More

SYRACUSE - Morgan Leefers, Mason Wieckhorst and Justin Peterson claimed top trophies Friday at the Otoe County 4-H beef show with industry-favored cattle and a flare for showmanship. Wieckhorst, the 10-year-old son of Michael and Brenda Wieckhorst... Read More

HUMBOLDT – Over 30 swine are entered for the Richardson County Fair in Humboldt. Friday morning allowed over 30 kids to participate in the Swine Showmanship. Junior Grand Champion Katelynn Titus was very excited to win because she has only sh... Read More

LINCOLN - Memorial Stadium is a familiar place to Husker fans, but it's the voice of Husker Football that is going to be familiar to Beatrice residents. "Well, I'm happy to let the cat out of the bag. It's been kind of tough this summer. We had se... Read More

SYRACUSE - Savannah Schafer says she grateful to the Nebraska cattle industry, to her fellow competitors at the FFA beef show at the Otoe County Fair Friday and finally to her parents. Schafer, a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who... Read More

SYRACUSE, NE - The excitement of an area championship, the Otoe County Fair and 4-H events have kept the Syracuse legion baseball program busy this week. However, more excitement is building for the weekend to come. Syracuse qualified for the Cla... Read More

SYRACUSE - Four generations of  Jason Stukenholtz's family was on hand Friday morning for the FFA beef show at the Otoe County Fair. Jason, a member of the Nebraska City FFA, showed the show's heaviest steer at 1,468 pounds. He also competed in t... Read More

STANTON, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska school board member has been found not guilty of charges related to animal cruelty. Court records say a judge acquitted 44-year-old Kirk Van Pelt after a non-jury trial Thursday in Stanton. Van Pelt had ... Read More

BEATRICE -  Two undercover purchases of THC extract through confidential informants, helped lead to the arrests Thursday, of four people in Beatrice. Beatrice Police, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol served three searc... Read More