Two Men Re-Arrested on Alleged Assault Charges, Probation Violations

FAIRBURY - Two men appeared before Judge Ricky Schreiner on Thursday, after both being accused of violating their probation. Eighteen-year-old Dalton Meyer of Fairbury appeared in Jefferson County ... Read More

Ashford Doubling Down Against 'Flip-Flop' Attacks

Omaha, NE.—Former Congressman Brad Ashford is doubling down against critics who say he's a flip-flopper largely because of his vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Last month Ashford told News Channel Nebraska, “I never said I was s... Read More

City of Beatrice Hires Legal Assistant, Toward City Attorney Appointment

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has hired a person who could become the new Beatrice City Attorney, next year. Mayor Stan Wirth announced today that the city is hiring Abigail Stark, of Beatrice, who will start out as a legal assistant at city o... Read More

Counterfeit Bills Spotted, in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska mall says its stores received three counterfeit $100 bills from customers in less than an hour. The bills were used as payment in three stores at Conestoga Mall in Grand Island within a 40-minute period... Read More

Nebraska, Iowa students named National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The winners include students from Nebraska and Iowa. The students have an opportunity to con... Read More

Fairbury Schools Hosts Beef Presentation with Local Producers

FAIRBURY - Area producers met with Fairbury Public School officials to discuss beef. Fairbury Public Schools Food Service Supervisor Jane Rhine says, "Anytime you serve 100% meat - beef, pork, whatever it's better for them." Superintendent Step... Read More

Ohlde and Johnson Named Fairbury Elks Lodge Students of the Month

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury Elks Lodge presented two local students with the honor of being named Teenagers/Students of the Month. Fairbury High School's Macy Ohlde and Jacob Johnson received the honor. Ohlde is a 4.0 student that has had a very su... Read More

Gage County Man Convicted of Three Drug Charges, Given Chance at Probation

BEATRICE – A judge has granted a defendant one more chance at probation, after being convicted in a Gage County drug case. 25-year-old Glen Walk was sentenced to a 36-month term of probation.  He previously served a probation term successfully ... Read More

KWBE Employee Donates to Locks of Love for Third Time

BEATRICE - For the third time, KWBE's Kristin Inderlied has taken a common haircut and turned it into a great cause. The Business Manager donated 14 inches to the non-profit organization, Locks of Love. "I like my hair long. I like to wear it l... Read More

Two hospitalized after being assaulted with baseball bat

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police are investigating after two people were assaulted with a baseball bat by a man staying at their home. Officers contacted the 35-year-old male and the 36-year-old female victims at Bryan East around 11 p.m. on Tuesd... Read More

Prayer walk for homicide victim James Womack

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say they’ve found a truck they believe is connected to the fatal shooting of a semitrailer driver at a busy intersection. Police say they located the truck Tuesday night, but they’re still attempting to find t... Read More