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Kyle Larson picks up second consecutive win at Eagle Raceway
Kyle Larson picks up second consecutive win at Eagle Raceway

For the second year in a row, Kyle Larson dazzled a sold out crowd at Eagle Raceway in southeast Nebraska. 

Beatrice Public Schools sticking with free and reduced-price meal program

Beatrice Public Schools sticking with free and reduced-price meal program

Board votes 6-0 to remain with system that is working, paying its way

Nebraska Community Blood Bank looks for blood donations as need grows

Nebraska Community Blood Bank looks for blood donations as need grows

Giving blood is one of those random acts of kindness that can go a long way for someone you might not even know.

Water service nearly restored....but reopening Beatrice street to take more time

Water service nearly restored....but reopening Beatrice street to take more time

Repairs are being made where a 12-inch main taps into an 18-inch main

Local police arrest male following domestic dispute

Local police arrest male following domestic dispute

Woman sustains injuries in a physical confrontation

Plymouth Man Killed In Accident

Plymouth Man Killed In Accident

A 66 year old Plymouth man was killed Thursday morning in a farming accident.

Milligan gears up for its biggest event of the year: Milligan June Jubilee

Milligan gears up for its biggest event of the year: Milligan June Jubilee

Milligan is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, the Milligan June Jubilee.

JCH&L Auxiliary salad festival raises over $1000

JCH&L Auxiliary salad festival raises over $1000

More than $1,100 was raised during the annual salad festival of the Jefferson Community Health and Life Auxiliary.

NWS reports severe weather for Friday evening

NWS reports severe weather for Friday evening

The National Weather Service has reported there will be severe weather this evening. 

Odell man flown to hospital, from accident at his home

Odell man flown to hospital, from accident at his home

Gage County authorities say a man was run over by his tractor

Highway 4 work near Virginia, Lewiston...set to get underway

Highway 4 work near Virginia, Lewiston...set to get underway

Resurfacing and culvert work planned

Jefferson County property value increasing significantly: why is that?

Jefferson County property value increasing significantly: why is that?

Property values in Jefferson County have increased significantly lately. Why is that?

Wymore Police Chief resignation formally accepted

Wymore Police Chief resignation formally accepted

Chief Bobby Martinez will become Police Chief at Valley, Nebraska

Jefferson County continues to prioritize listening to the opinions of its residents

Jefferson County continues to prioritize listening to the opinions of its residents

Jefferson County asked its residents what they think Jefferson County will look like in 10 years

Fairbury will construct new building to help small businesses

Fairbury will construct new building to help small businesses

The City of Fairbury will construct a building aimed at assisting small businesses. 

Law officers searching for missing youth, from Rockford area

Law officers searching for missing youth, from Rockford area

Gage County law officers seeking public help

County Officials prepare for any emergency with workshop Tuesday

County Officials prepare for any emergency with workshop Tuesday

Six counties came together for a threat and hazard identification workshop Tuesday. 

University of Nebraska A.D. to speak at Big Give Gage kick-off

University of Nebraska A.D. to speak at Big Give Gage kick-off

The online drive raised almost $400,000 in 2023

Registration forms for Progressive Agriculture Safety Day now available

Registration forms for Progressive Agriculture Safety Day now available

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is set for Tuesday, July 30, and registration forms are now available. 

Public Service Commission awards $31 million for broadband expansion

Public Service Commission awards $31 million for broadband expansion

Thousands of homes and buildings in rural Nebraska will soon get access to broadband internet thanks to new grants.

Fairbury Rural Fire extinguishes residential fire Tuesday

Fairbury Rural Fire extinguishes residential fire Tuesday

The Fairbury Rural Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Tuesday afternoon in Fairbury.

Local veteran is honored as Veteran of the Month after house fire nearly a decade ago

Local veteran is honored as Veteran of the Month after house fire nearly a decade ago

Air Force Veteran Frederick Cowles’ life was flipped upside down just about eight years ago. 

Elderly Kansas man dies from injuries, in Clay County collision

Elderly Kansas man dies from injuries, in Clay County collision

Pickup and car collide at highway intersection

Jefferson County Extension Office hosts babysitting class

Jefferson County Extension Office hosts babysitting class

The Jefferson County Extension office held a babysitting class at Jefferson Community Health and Life Thursday. 

Beatrice Street Department fixing damage near river bridge

Beatrice Street Department fixing damage near river bridge

Repairs anticipated to be complete, by the middle of next week

Community of Wymore losing its police chief

Community of Wymore losing its police chief

Southern Gage County town has struggled to keep a fully staffed police department

In charge of cleaning up....and local government, for a day

In charge of cleaning up....and local government, for a day

Students did their part during the Great American Clean Up

Bid approved for airport project...Beatrice Municipal awaits FAA funding

Bid approved for airport project...Beatrice Municipal awaits FAA funding

Project focuses on ramp changes and apron area

Doane men's basketball announces updated coaching staff

Doane men's basketball announces updated coaching staff

Doane Men’s Basketball has announced its 2024-25 coaching staff for Ian McKeithen. 

NDOT beginning construction on Blue River Bridge near Fairbury

NDOT beginning construction on Blue River Bridge near Fairbury

A one-lane road closure with traffic signals will begin south of Fairbury next week.

Jefferson County hosting Planning and Zoning town hall in Fairbury

Jefferson County hosting Planning and Zoning town hall in Fairbury

Jefferson County is asking its residents to be a part of the county’s future and join them Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at the 4-H Building at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. 

Big Blue River Days encapsulates the history of Marysville

Big Blue River Days encapsulates the history of Marysville

Wayne Kruse believes the history of this northern Kansas festival would bring in thousands from around the country. 

Protection order investigation leads to pursuit in east Beatrice

Protection order investigation leads to pursuit in east Beatrice

Authorities arrest suspect after pursuit that forced other vehicles off a city street

Rock Creek Station hosting Trail Days year after fire

Rock Creek Station hosting Trail Days year after fire

Rock Creek Station is hosting its first big event since a fire swept through the land a year ago.

Voice Finalist Bryan Olesen To Perform In Beatrice

Voice Finalist Bryan Olesen To Perform In Beatrice

A finalist on the NBC Show "The Voice" will be preforming in Beatrice on June 14th.

Rainy spring brings busy times for lawn care companies

Rainy spring brings busy times for lawn care companies

Southeast Nebraska has gotten quite a soaking this spring, meaning busy times for lawn care companies

Beetley Flowers in Fairbury takes care of some furry friends

Beetley Flowers in Fairbury takes care of some furry friends

Beetley Flowers in Fairbury has two sets of customers in it, people buying its plants and… cats.

JCH&L adds Rick Blum to its emergency room staff

JCH&L adds Rick Blum to its emergency room staff

Rick Blum has joined Jefferson Community Health and Life and will be caring for patients in JCH&L Fairbury Clinic and in the emergency room. 

Highway construction to begin near Pawnee City

Highway construction to begin near Pawnee City

Nebraska Highway 67 to be widened, resurfaced

Cortland man cited for shooting dog

Cortland man cited for shooting dog

Law officers said dog, named Hulk, had pellet gun entry wound

Big Blue Bike Company works through first summer in business

Big Blue Bike Company works through first summer in business

Eric Kielian opened Big Blue Bike Company last October, as the shop is working through their first summer in business.

Jefferson County veteran takes flight over southeast Nebraska

Jefferson County veteran takes flight over southeast Nebraska

60 years ago, Norm Balderson flew through the skies.

Goal to reopen closed bridge with new box culvert, by mid-September

Goal to reopen closed bridge with new box culvert, by mid-September

Bids to be reviewed by the Gage County Board in late June

Beatrice Public Schools to shift funds to make remaining school construction payments

Beatrice Public Schools to shift funds to make remaining school construction payments

New elementary will begin operating this coming school year

Rock Creek Station will host Trail Days one year after historic fire

Rock Creek Station will host Trail Days one year after historic fire

Rock Creek Station in Jefferson County is about to host its largest event of the year; Trail Days. 

Lincoln man shows Husker pride, through Husker-themed classic car

Lincoln man shows Husker pride, through Husker-themed classic car

One man is showing his Husker fandom, by redoing a ’51 chevy.

Beatrice Educational Foundation Capital Campaign advancing toward goal

Beatrice Educational Foundation Capital Campaign advancing toward goal

Contributions of over $700,000 have been made to help support the new prekindergarten to fifth grade facility

Memorial Day remembers battle in France, over 80 years ago

Memorial Day remembers battle in France, over 80 years ago

Beatrice area residents observe Memorial Day, at Evergreen Home Cemetery

Champion buck dancer, fiddler performs at Homestead National Historical Park

Champion buck dancer, fiddler performs at Homestead National Historical Park

Hillary Klug started as street performer and gained fame online

Severe weather threat remains for the Memorial Day weekend

Severe weather threat remains for the Memorial Day weekend

Strong winds and hail the main weather threats in southern Nebraska

National Park hosts fiddle festival and competition, near Beatrice

National Park hosts fiddle festival and competition, near Beatrice

Memorial Day weekend features Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival

Nebraska Governor confident special session will yield comprehensive tax reform

Nebraska Governor confident special session will yield comprehensive tax reform

Governor Jim Pillen to call special session sometime between mid-July and the start of the new school year

Storms across Nebraska, Iowa...early Friday morning

Storms across Nebraska, Iowa...early Friday morning

Central plains has another round of severe weather in the overnight period

Gage County Tourism awards presented Thursday night

Gage County Tourism awards presented Thursday night

Individuals, events, and organizations that brought tourism to southeast Nebraska are being recognized. 

Fairbury Legion hosting wooden bat tournament over Memorial Day weekend

Fairbury Legion hosting wooden bat tournament over Memorial Day weekend

Fairbury is hosting a wooden bat tournament over Memorial Day weekend.

Fairbury Country Club building new pump room after lightning strike

Fairbury Country Club building new pump room after lightning strike

The Fairbury Country Club is working on a new pump building for its pool. 

Beatrice School Board to meet, following Memorial Day weekend

Beatrice School Board to meet, following Memorial Day weekend

2024 school year has come to a close

Norris athletics continues championship success with golf title

Norris athletics continues championship success with golf title

The Norris Titans’ success in high school sports has continued into its boys golf team with another state title. 

Fairbury looks for new water superintendent as People Services stay temporarily

Fairbury looks for new water superintendent as People Services stay temporarily

The search for a new water superintendent in Fairbury continues after the city extended its contract with People Services. 

Heritage Inn in Wymore aims to spotlight town pride, history

Heritage Inn in Wymore aims to spotlight town pride, history

The Heritage Inn in Wymore is nearing completion.

Southeast Community College modernization continues in Lincoln, Beatrice

Southeast Community College modernization continues in Lincoln, Beatrice

No shortage of construction work to fit campus locations with facilities meeting today's education and training needs

100-year-old dorm being transformed into student center, at SCC Milford Campus

100-year-old dorm being transformed into student center, at SCC Milford Campus

New residence halls have replaced the three story structure....now being converted into student services

Homestead NHP gathers information on rare bat species, using acoustic monitoring device

Homestead NHP gathers information on rare bat species, using acoustic monitoring device

Within the deep woodlands of a Southeast Nebraska National Historical Park lives one of the rarest bat species in the United States.

How each County Emergency Manager keeps the public informed and safe

How each County Emergency Manager keeps the public informed and safe

The transition between spring and summer can make for some pretty long days for John McKee. 

JCH&L recognizes National Hospital Week

JCH&L recognizes National Hospital Week

National Hospital Week gives Jefferson Community Health and Life an opportunity to thank many individuals who contribute to the excellence of the health clinic.