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Celebrating culture, with Irish Dancing at the Homestead
Celebrating culture, with Irish Dancing at the Homestead

Irish Dancing one of many forms of culture celebrated this weekend during Homestead Days...

Thunderstorms hug Nebraska-Kansas line, early Friday

Thunderstorms hug Nebraska-Kansas line, early Friday

Bouts of heavy rain, but no severe weather

Retired librarian, history expert named Grand Marshal of Homestead Days Parade

Retired librarian, history expert named Grand Marshal of Homestead Days Parade

Laureen Riedesul has contributed greatly to preserving and recognizing the history of Beatrice and Gage County

'Pushing on the accelerator:' Fairbury removing old housing in hopes of new development

'Pushing on the accelerator:' Fairbury removing old housing in hopes of new development

FAIRBURY, NE — In Fairbury, it’s out with the old and in with the new.

Severe weather possible Thursday evening over southeast Nebraska, northeast Kansas

Severe weather possible Thursday evening over southeast Nebraska, northeast Kansas

The National Weather Service is keeping an eye on the chances for severe weather Thursday afternoon.

Northeast Kansas accident kills Junction City couple

Northeast Kansas accident kills Junction City couple

Kansas Highway Patrol reports pickup went off road and struck a bridge

Southeast Community College Board approves President's contract

Southeast Community College Board approves President's contract

New five year agreement for Dr. Paul Illich, heading Southeast Community College

Four-day stretch of Homestead Days activities starting today

Four-day stretch of Homestead Days activities starting today

Celebration kick off event set for 5th Street downtown

Little Blue NRD issues stage one water watch

Little Blue NRD issues stage one water watch

DAVENPORT, NE — A Natural Resources District (NRD) that oversees parts of central and southeast Nebraska is keeping a close eye on water demand as hot temperatures continue.

'Mind Over Murder' series debuts on HBO, shines light on Beatrice six murder

'Mind Over Murder' series debuts on HBO, shines light on Beatrice six murder

A southeast Nebraska town is in the spotlight on one of America's biggest television networks. 

Seward County man dead after train collides with truck

Seward County man dead after train collides with truck

SALINE COUNTY, NE — Authorities say one person is dead after a crash involving a train near Friend Tuesday evening.

Community college allocating funds to complete Academic Excellence Center area

Community college allocating funds to complete Academic Excellence Center area

Music and theatre to pick up new space

Homestead Days Underway

Homestead Days Underway

Beatrice area celebration runs through Sunday

Southeast Community College gives preliminary budget approval

Southeast Community College gives preliminary budget approval

Final passage of plan expected in September

Authorities make second arrest in Fairbury McDonald's robbery

Authorities make second arrest in Fairbury McDonald's robbery

FAIRBURY, NE — A second person is in custody regarding an arrest in southeast Nebraska from earlier this year.

Hail damage keeping body shops, insurance agents busy in Beatrice

Hail damage keeping body shops, insurance agents busy in Beatrice

Residents of the region are flooding body shops across the area to get their vehicles fixed.

Fairbury raising funds for Community Building renovation

Fairbury raising funds for Community Building renovation

FAIRBURY, NE — A town in southeast Nebraska working to improve a building that’s served its community for almost 50 years.

Beatrice Fire and Rescue replacing rescue vehicle

Beatrice Fire and Rescue replacing rescue vehicle

Old rescue vehicle from the late 1990s is being traded in.

44 dogs saved from heat exposure in southeast Nebraska

44 dogs saved from heat exposure in southeast Nebraska

The heat can be dangerous for humans, but for dogs, a hot environment could be deadly.

Heavy winds cause damage in O'Neill

Heavy winds cause damage in O'Neill

Monday was another night of damaging storms in Nebraska.

Economic development loan going to planned dog boarding business in Beatrice

Economic development loan going to planned dog boarding business in Beatrice

Business plans to have space for up to thirty animals

Major Beatrice street reconstruction underway

Major Beatrice street reconstruction underway

Two blocks being transitioned from asphalt, to concrete

Fairbury issues water conservation notice as temps remain high

Fairbury issues water conservation notice as temps remain high

FAIRBURY, NE — A town in southeast Nebraska is asking its residents to save water as the area deals with extremely high temperatures and little rainfall.

Arrest made in Beatrice stolen vehicle report

Arrest made in Beatrice stolen vehicle report

Man arrested for the vehicle theft and an allegation involving weapons

Eastern Nebraska under excessive heat watch for weekend

Eastern Nebraska under excessive heat watch for weekend

People across eastern Nebraska will be dealing with very hot temperatures this weekend.

Jefferson Community Health and Life charity golf tourney set for August

Jefferson Community Health and Life charity golf tourney set for August

A charity golf tournament to benefit Jefferson Community Health & Life has been set for Friday, Aug. 12, at the Fairbury Country Club.

Hemp, THC dispensary opens in Beatrice, hopes to help community

Hemp, THC dispensary opens in Beatrice, hopes to help community

Grateful Green has opened its doors in Beatrice.

Vehicle hits deer, then struck head-on south of DeWitt

Vehicle hits deer, then struck head-on south of DeWitt

Late night collision happens north of Nebraska 103 and 725 Road

Nebraska transportation officials shut down Richardson County highway bridge

Nebraska transportation officials shut down Richardson County highway bridge

Safety issue uncovered during routine inspection

There's a new chief in town... and his name is John Hickman

There's a new chief in town... and his name is John Hickman

John Hickman takes over as head of SE Nebraska police agency....coming from Montana...

Felony warrant issued for man who ran from Seward County deputies

Felony warrant issued for man who ran from Seward County deputies

A man is wanted by authorities after he reportedly fled after being questioned about a previous incident. 

Severe weather possible over southeast Nebraska Thursday night

Severe weather possible over southeast Nebraska Thursday night

The National Weather Service (NWS) is tracking the potential for severe weather over southeast Nebraska and northeast Kansas for Thursday night and Friday morning.

Tornado confirmed near Murdock, late Tuesday night

Tornado confirmed near Murdock, late Tuesday night

One of two tornadoes confirmed....with the second one, in Iowa

Law enforcement conducts sex offender sweep in SE Nebraska

Law enforcement conducts sex offender sweep in SE Nebraska

Offenders required by law to report certain information to local sheriff's offices

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

The Nebraska Department of Health And Human Services is educating the community about Elder Abuse as Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Fairbury Elks Lodge honors first responders during Flag Day Ceremony

Fairbury Elks Lodge honors first responders during Flag Day Ceremony

FAIRBURY, NE — Fairbury taking the time to honor its first responders.

Gage County formally approves disaster declaration from weekend storms

Gage County formally approves disaster declaration from weekend storms

Strong storm packing tornado, hail and high straight-line winds did significant damage in southern parts of the county

Limiting press highlights Tuesday's Herbster-Slama hearing

Limiting press highlights Tuesday's Herbster-Slama hearing

Tuesday’s hearing consisted of objections to certain articles of evidence, Herbster’s ability to be deposed, and limiting press coverage.

Severe storms in the forecast for Tuesday evening

Severe storms in the forecast for Tuesday evening

Another round of severe weather could impact southeast Nebraska and northeast Kansas Tuesday evening.

BHS standout spring athletes, honored by school board

BHS standout spring athletes, honored by school board

Top performers in baseball and golf, for BHS

Gage County law officers make burglary arrest

Gage County law officers make burglary arrest

Authorities summoned early Monday morning to property west of Beatrice

Beatrice School Board acts on land transfer, for new elementary school project

Beatrice School Board acts on land transfer, for new elementary school project

Property in east Beatrice being transferred to Southeast Nebraska Education Agency

Cazmere missing in Pawnee City

Cazmere missing in Pawnee City

Woman offers reward for return of desert tortoise

Assessing damage, power restoration and cleanup continuing in southern Gage County

Assessing damage, power restoration and cleanup continuing in southern Gage County

Progress being made on restoring power

Two arrested following search of west Beatrice home

Two arrested following search of west Beatrice home

Investigators find evidence of drugs, weapon in house where minor child was present

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes over two states

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes over two states

Significant tree damage from violent storms, but no injuries reported

Beatrice residents dealing with storm aftermath, suffer heavy damage to vehicles

Beatrice residents dealing with storm aftermath, suffer heavy damage to vehicles

Hail the size of a baseball, extreme wind, and torrential rains have left residents of southeast Nebraska picking up these pieces.

Marysville begins cleanup after severe, tornado-warned storms

Marysville begins cleanup after severe, tornado-warned storms

MARYSVILLE, KS — The people of Marysville Kansas are beginning to clean up after tornado-warned storms hit southern Nebraska and northern Kansas Saturday evening.

Tornadic storm pounds Wymore, Nebraska

Tornadic storm pounds Wymore, Nebraska

What's thought to be damage from a tornado, litters Wymore with downed trees

Storms ravage through southeast Nebraska

Storms ravage through southeast Nebraska

Southeast Nebraska received damage in Saturday night storms. 

Gage County power outages

Gage County power outages

NCN's local studios currently have no power. 

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse unveils plan to strengthen U.S. technology competitiveness

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse unveils plan to strengthen U.S. technology competitiveness

Several senators have introduced new legislation to strengthen U.S. technology.

Tornado watch has been issued for several eastern counties

Tornado watch has been issued for several eastern counties

Several eastern Nebraska counties are in a tornado watch and thunderstorm warnings. 

Applications for Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship open

Applications for Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship open

Marysville, KS – Applications are now available for Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH)’s Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship.

Beatrice Speedway cancels Friday races, too much precipitation leads to softened corners

Beatrice Speedway cancels Friday races, too much precipitation leads to softened corners

The dirt racing surface at the Gage County Fairgrounds will be quiet on Friday night.

Town of Pickrell looking to raise money from 2022 Pickrell Picnic

Town of Pickrell looking to raise money from 2022 Pickrell Picnic

The Pickrell Picnic kicks off on Saturday in southeast Nebraska.

Communities honored for Main Street accomplishments

Communities honored for Main Street accomplishments

Inspiring Excellence award winners announced for 2022

Local farmers market rolling along, this season

Local farmers market rolling along, this season

Main Street Farmers Market on Thursdays, through mid-October

Local farmers market rolling along, this season

Local farmers market rolling along, this season

Main Street Beatrice sponsors the event each Thursday, through mid-October

Thunderstorms possible Thursday evening

Thunderstorms possible Thursday evening

Two days after a round of severe weather hit Nebraska and northern Kansas, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in the region once again Thursday night.

Wymore ready to celebrate summer with Sam Wymore Days

Wymore ready to celebrate summer with Sam Wymore Days

The City of Wymore is ready to come together to celebrate the summer season.

Three people from Nevada arrested on drug, weapons charges in Seward County

Three people from Nevada arrested on drug, weapons charges in Seward County

Three people from Nevada are facing numerous charges after a traffic stop in eastern Nebraska this week.

National Weather Service confirms three tornadoes in southeast Nebraska, northeast Kansas

National Weather Service confirms three tornadoes in southeast Nebraska, northeast Kansas

HASTINGS, NE — As Nebraskans and Kansans clean up after the latest round of severe weather, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a tornado touched down in Nuckolls and Thayer counties Tuesday night.

Fairbury appoints new city attorney as Bargen leaves for judgeship

Fairbury appoints new city attorney as Bargen leaves for judgeship

FAIRBURY, NE — Fairbury officially has a new city attorney. The town's city council appointed and swore in Mark Fahleson to the role Tuesday night.

Historic Fairbury home up for sale

Historic Fairbury home up for sale

FAIRBURY, NE — A house in Fairbury listed on the National Register of Historic Places is up for sale. The John C. Kesterson house can be yours for just under $160,000.