Award Winning Music Scholar von Behren, Continues to Help Falls City Kids Find the Arts

FALLS CITY - When musician David von Behren was a teenager, he made a bucket list of various goals he wanted to accomplish. Play violin in Carnegie Hall - check. Perform on the organ in Paris's fa... Read More

National Monument Getting Set For Homestead Days

BEATRICE – Coming off a weekend of storm damage cleanup, Homestead National Monument of America personnel are preparing for visitors to this year’s Homestead Days celebration. The trails were closed at the monument west of Beatrice for storm c... Read More

In Iowa, Trump says he wants health care plan with ‘heart’

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump said at a campaign-style rally here Wednesday that he urged Senate Republicans to add more money to their health care plan because he wants a plan with “heart.” He also suggested tha... Read More

Officials: No reports of election system hacks in Nebraska and Iowa

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale said his office has not been notified of any election system hacks affecting Nebraska or its counties. He said state officials remain alert to “any abnormal situation,” and they work with countie... Read More

Update: Electrical Problem Triggers Barn Blaze

BEATRICE – An electrical problem led to a fire that destroyed a barn on the Joe Thimm farm, southwest of Beatrice, yesterday.   Beatrice Rural Fire Chief Jim Engel says the owner and his son observed smoke initially coming from an area near the e... Read More

Area Organizations Offer Affordable Housing Opportunities

MADISON — Repairing or building a home in Northeast Nebraska can be a reality according to two area organizations. “So many people are just so grateful because they just didn’t thing they could ever do it, and here they are having a home of... Read More

Sen. Deb Fischer Meets with Ivanka Trump, Marco Rubio Over Paid Family Leave

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska met with the president's daughter and another prominent republican senator in a meeting about paid family leave and tax reform this week. Fischer met with Ivanka Trump, Marco Rubio and other GOP se... Read More

Semi Hauling Hogs Tips Over, Blocks Traffic

NORFOLK - 85 hogs blocked off Highway 275 after the semi they were traveling in tipped over. At 3:00 p.m. police responded to the scene on Highway 275 at the 37th Street roundabout where the east lane was blocked off by the tipped over semi. Acco... Read More

15th Anniversary of Deadly LifeNet Crash

NORFOLK, NE — What started off as a routine call ended in tragedy. On June 21 of 2002, Phil Herring, Lori Schrempp and Patrick Scollard boarded LifeNet out of Norfolk to retrieve an injured child who was to be transported to O’Neill Hospital. ... Read More

Former Peru State Athlete Sentenced to Probation for Hiding Knife in Peru Stabbing Incident

AUBURN, Neb. - A former Peru St. basketball player was sentenced to two years probation on Tuesday for throwing a piece of evidence in an Auburn sewer drain. Former Peru State basketball player, 24-year-old William Benjamin from Brooklyn, New York... Read More

Downtown Roads in Grand Island Getting Facelift

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.—Drivers in downtown Grand Island be aware. Repairs and renovations find several streets under construction, especially in the vicinity of Second Street to Walnut, Locust, and Pine. Work is expected to contin... Read More