Jefferson County Commissioners hold 2019-20 county budget hearing Tuesday
The county's operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year is $6 million, up from $5.4 million last year. A big reason for this increase, Mark Schoenrock says, is for the increase in jail and attorney costs, which takes up about $750,000 on its own.
ASA Entertainment stops at Beatrice High to share cool stunts, anti-bullying message
Students from Beatrice and Southern Public Schools packed the stands for a performance from ASA Entertainment - a stunt group that travels the nation, sharing various messages with young audiences. The high school tour focuses on anti-bullying.
Norris, Crete off to 1-0 starts in 2019 with new head coaches
CRETE - Crete (1-0) looks to do two things this season they haven’t done for awhile - beat Norris for the first time in 2015, and make the playoffs for the first time since 2014. This could be the team to do it. After going 3-6 in 2018, the Cardinal
Fairbury's Conrad Park, City Park get spruced up before next week's 150th birthday celebration
With Fairbury's 150th birthday celebration on the horizon, the Fairbury Civic Foundation Board of Directors voted to disperse $1,000 from the Foundations’ general fund to be used toward beautification of the downtown area.
Sasse hears testimony from Nebraska attorney general, others, on human trafficking and its financial impacts Tuesday
Sasse, the chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade Finance, was in Lincoln Tuesday for a hearing on human trafficking and its "Intersection with the Financial System.”
Kids Connection in Fairbury holds open house Tuesday evening
FAIRBURY - The Kids Connection Learning Center in Fairbury held an open house on Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. The open house was organized to commemorate four staff members who recently completed training in using the Pyramid Model - a framework of pract
Fairbury's Jillian Caroon one of the very first to be admitted at UNL in 2020
Caroon is the first member of her immediate family to go to college. She plans to study finance at UNL. She participates in softball, wrestling, FFA, student council, National Honor Society and FBLA at Fairbury High School.
Geneva mayor Eric Kamler: recall attempt by 'recall committee' is 'absolutely ridiculous'
GENEVA - A committee of roughly 10 people who call themselves the 'Recall Committee' in Geneva are attempting to recall first-term mayor Eric Kamler. The 28-year-old Shickley native was elected mayor last November. He’s currently the youngest mayor
Pribyl and Sobotka have played together since kindergarten, the seniors look to give Meridian their first volleyball title
The Meridian volleyball team were state runners-up in 2016 and '17. After missing the tournament last year, the Mustangs appear ready to perhaps win state for the first time in their schools’ history.