Southern Jefferson County Hit With Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding

BEATRICE – Heavy rain along a stationary boundary struck southern areas of Jefferson County, Nebraska, Tuesday night.  As of nine p.m., Jefferson County Emergency Management Coordinator John McKee ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – The Otoe County Republican Party has informed the election commissioner that it does not intend to nominate a candidate in place of Alton “Bud” Bruns. Election Commissioner Janene Bennett said state law provides for party nom... Read More

COLUMBUS - Several Archer Daniel Midland, State, and community officials were on-hand for the unveiling of ADM Animal Nutrition's upgraded facilities. Governor Pete Ricketts, Mayor Jim Bulkley, and several ADM officials shared thoughts at the even... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – An early June  thunderstorm brought 100 mph winds across the Missouri River and left Nebraska City with piles of limbs and trees as tall as a two-story building, but officials say the city was lucky that Hogzilla was waiting. Ho... Read More

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Missouri River at Brownville and Rulo. The area impacted includes Nemaha and Richardson counties and Atchison County in Missouri. The river was three feet below flood stage at Rulo... Read More

NORTH PLATTE—Celebrating 50 years in North Platte, Nebraskaland Days continues through this weekend. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the festival moving to North Platte, having previously begun in Lincoln with the 1964 parade and 1965 first... Read More

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a three-vehicle accident just west of Clatonia, Sunday at around five p.m. Authorities say a pickup driven by 28-year-old Jack Bursovsky, of Filley was eastbound on Nebraska Highway 41, sl... Read More

COLUMBUS -  A man who allegedly told police they should shoot more officers, was later arrested with another man after they reportedly threatened local residents with hatchets. Sean Jones, 25, and Davis Harrington, 24, were arrested on June 8th, ... Read More

BEATRICE – Fifty-three pilots took off from Sweetwater, Texas today competing in the 2018 Air Race Classic, which has a stopover point at the Beatrice Municipal Airport.   Local Publicity Chairperson for the race, Diane Bartels says the first wom... Read More

TECUMSEH – Johnson County sheriff’s deputies expect at least two cars were totaled when a tree fell Monday evening. Three cars were hit when the tree fell on Clay Street and two were smashed. AUBURN -  Johnson Rescue was dispatched to Broc... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Police Capt. Lonnie Neeman was on FaceTime Monday with a student in China to give her an update about her stolen car. Police noticed a car parked off the alley across from the police station in Nebraska City and ran... Read More