Pierce Fire Cadet Program

PIERCE - Volunteer fire departments are an important part of any rural community. A group of young men and women in Pierce, Nebraska are proving they have what it takes to protect their community, ... Read More

Authorities searching for missing Lincoln man who may be in route to St. Louis

An Endangered Missing Advisory has been activated to determine the whereabouts of Harry Franklin Bartlett. Bartlett, 73, suffers from a mental disability, vascular dementia and other medical problems, and left under unexplained circumstances witho... Read More

Construction Worker Suspected of Counterfeit $20s

SYRACUSE – The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office suspects it has found a source of counterfeit bills in the Syracuse area, but urges retailers to stay on the lookout for fake bills. 40-year-old Stanley Bindas of Omaha is charged with possessing cou... Read More

Five Accused Of Undercover Meth Buys In Falls City

FALLS CITY – Deputy Richardson County Attorney Samantha Scheitel has obtained arrest warrants for five people named in a 2017 undercover drug investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol. Anna Debolt, 37, and Jeremiah Scheele, 38, both of Falls Ci... Read More

Exclusive: Democrats' Feud Escalates, Finds Crucial Votes in the Crosshairs

Omaha. NE.—The feud between two top Democratic officials, first reported by News Channel Nebraska, is now bleeding into an early voting controversy with threats of potentially dire Election Day consequences for Democrats up and down the ballot, mos... Read More

Table Top Model Shows Workings of Beatrice Water Distribution System

BEATRICE – Leave it to two veteran Beatrice City employees to come up with a way to explain how your water gets from wellfield, to tap. City Water Superintendent Steve Kelley and Technician Wayne Rickers have come up with a table top contraption... Read More

Omaha attorney nominated by President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Trump has chosen an Omaha attorney as his pick for a federal judgeship in Nebraska. US Senator Deb Fischer announced Wednesday night that Brian C. Buescher was recommended by her and Senator Ben Sasse. Buescher is a partne... Read More

Prison Ordered After Nebraska City Hatchet Attack

NEBRASKA CITY – District Judge Julie Smith sentenced a 23-year-old Nebraska City man to prison Wednesday for a hatchet attack on April 22. Chad Swigart was sentenced to 6 to 9 years in prison for use of the hatchet to commit a felony and five to... Read More

Kansas sheriff offers horse to lucky winner of drawing... with a hitch

MARYSVILLE, KS -- You could win your own horse thanks to Sheriff's officials in Marysville, Kansas. The Marshall County Sheriff couldn't find the owner of this horse and has scheduled a drawing for Friday. To get your chance, you have to show up in p... Read More

Fire Prevention Week

NORFOLK - It's fire prevention week and officials are giving tips to be safe during the start of winter. The Norfolk Fire Department is stressing the importance of utility maintenance before colder weather arrives in the area. Norfolk Fire Mars... Read More

Beatrice Board of Public Works, Sticks By Utility Deposit Policy

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Board of Public Works is sticking by its policy on utility deposits, after a new grocery business coming to Beatrice objected to the $10,000 deposit they must provide. BPW Manager Tobias Tempelmeyer said he offered the bu... Read More