Southeast Nebraska Communications to Host Soup Supper Thursday

FALLS CITY - A local telephone company is offering a soup dinner in exchange for a donation to its backpack program. Southeast Nebraska Communications is hosting a soup supper beginning at 5 p.m. a... Read More

Watermeier Questions Push For Income Tax Cuts

LINCOLN - State Sen. Dan Watermeier calls property tax reduction a critical need in his latest legislative radio address and questions moves to lower income taxes at a time the state faces a shortfall of nearly $1 billion. He said farm earnings ha... Read More

Cattle Groups Want Falls City Native Herbster as Ag #2, Bring Back Meat Labeling Law

A Falls City native, who is a candidate to be President Trump's Deputy Secretary of Agricultural, has been endorsed by a number of cattle groups, including a Nebraska organization that want him for his support of the re-instatement of a meat labe... Read More

Falls City Man Gives Every Kindergartner Free Book in Memory of Late Wife

FALLS CITY - For 34 years, Diana Kottich advocated reading to her young students. "She was a life-long, career-long kindergartner teacher here at North School, and she loved the kindergarten kids," says her husband Steve Kottich. Diana would l... Read More

Falls City Education Foundation to Offer 30 Scholarships to Graduating Seniors in 2017

FALLS CITY - Falls City High Seniors that are looking to continue their education upon graduation, may just have some help. Superintendent Tim Heckenlively announced at the school board meeting this week that the Falls City Education Foundation wi... Read More

Falls City School Board Approves Easement for Road Project

FALLS CITY - The Falls City school board approved a motion on Monday that will allow the Nebraska Department of Roads to move forward with a road project. On a unanimous 4-0 vote, the board approved 'temporary easement" on a part of North School p... Read More

Sacred Heart Senior Honored During Boys State Basketball Tournament

LINCOLN, NE - Exactly a week after her team earned the Class D2 girls state basketball championship, Falls City Sacred Heart senior Jade Hill picked up an individual award of her own Saturday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. The Nebras... Read More

Sen. Watermeier Highlights Priority Bills In State Legislature

LINCOLN - State Sen. Dan Watermeier says priority bills before the Legislature include sales tax on Internet purchases, confidentiality for lethal drug providers and farm land tax reform. The senator designated LB44 as his priority bill. It would ... Read More

SE Nebraska Polar Plunge Looking For Warm-Hearted Teams

AUBURN - It’s that time of year again where warm-hearted people take a very cold leap  to benefit the Southeast Nebraska Polar Plunge. In Auburn on March 18, that means "dumpster diving." Nemaha County Sheriff’s Deputy Dan White said dumpster... Read More

Falls City Council Agrees to Place Stop Signs at Increasingly Busier Intersection

FALLS CITY - Due to more traffic, the city of Falls City will soon add stop signs to an intersection in town. On a 7-0 vote, the Falls City council agreed to place stop signs on for north and southbound traffic on Barada street, on the 16th stree... Read More

Mobile Children's Museum to Wrap up in Falls City, Beatrice and Nebraska City

LINCOLN - The schedule is officially set for the mobile children's museum that will tour the state throughout the spring, summer and fall. "Truckin' Through Nebraska" will begin in Omaha on April 7th and go all summer, before closing out in the a... Read More