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Allick siblings picked as torch-lighters for Cornhusker State Games
Allick siblings picked as torch-lighters for Cornhusker State Games

The most popular pair of Husker sports siblings will be the torch-lighters at the state’s premier summer amateur sports event.

High speed chase in Washington County ends in vehicle rollover

High speed chase in Washington County ends in vehicle rollover

A car chase in Washington County exceeded speeds of 100 mph with erratic and reckless driving.

Lincoln Southeast, Norris come out on top, at windy Beatrice Country Club

Lincoln Southeast, Norris come out on top, at windy Beatrice Country Club

Beatrice Invite presents challenge with winds gusting to 45 mph

Pickup fleeing authorities crashes, south of Washington, Kansas

Pickup fleeing authorities crashes, south of Washington, Kansas

Suspected serious injuries to the driver and a passenger

‘Large source of mortality’: A look into bird window strikes in Nebraska

‘Large source of mortality’: A look into bird window strikes in Nebraska

Each year upwards of 100 million birds die to collisions and window strikes nationwide

No serious injury, as pickup leaves roadway near Filley

No serious injury, as pickup leaves roadway near Filley

Authorities say driver inattention was a factor in the mishap

Beatrice High School seniors honored with over $100,000 in scholarships

Beatrice High School seniors honored with over $100,000 in scholarships

Beatrice Educational Foundation holds scholarship presentation at the BHS Commons

Crete Volunteer Fire Honors Terry Petracek for 50 years of service

Crete Volunteer Fire Honors Terry Petracek for 50 years of service

A southeast Nebraska volunteer fire department held a special ceremony for a special member of their history.

‘My kidneys were going to fail, that’s what the doctors told me,’: How a kidney transplant saved a life

‘My kidneys were going to fail, that’s what the doctors told me,’: How a kidney transplant saved a life

In 2016, Karie Buchli went to get her bloodwork done. When she left, she felt perfectly fine.

Beatrice High School students learn about local job opportunities

Beatrice High School students learn about local job opportunities

Job fair is part of a cooperative effort between businesses and school.....to get the word out about employment opportunities, locally

Big day of giving back, at Exmark Manufacturing

Big day of giving back, at Exmark Manufacturing

It’s a day of giving back to the community for a southeast Nebraska based company.

Head of Beatrice Water Department retiring after five decades of service

Head of Beatrice Water Department retiring after five decades of service

If it's been built or repaired, Steve Kelley can tell you when, where and how

Sen. Deb Fischer supports sending munitions to Ukraine, eager to see specifics of House package

Sen. Deb Fischer supports sending munitions to Ukraine, eager to see specifics of House package

Nebraska’s senior U.S. senator is voicing her cautious support for sending billions of dollars worth of munitions to Ukraine.

‘Everyone Has A Story’: Southeast Nebraska author releases book of local short stories

‘Everyone Has A Story’: Southeast Nebraska author releases book of local short stories

The book is filled with 11 unique short stories of southeast Nebraskans

Likelihood of special session grows, as tax policy package stalls

Likelihood of special session grows, as tax policy package stalls

Supporters and opponents of the bill voice their positions on the final day of the 60-day session

Beatrice Firefighters sent to testing lab fire, at Exmark Manufacturing

Beatrice Firefighters sent to testing lab fire, at Exmark Manufacturing

Fuel ignites during mower testing

Backpack program holds empty bowls soup luncheon fundraiser

Backpack program holds empty bowls soup luncheon fundraiser

A southeast Nebraska group is holding an annual event for a good cause. 

Company that runs Precise Fabrication adding businesses, expanding

Company that runs Precise Fabrication adding businesses, expanding

Kinney manufacturing has branched out into other businesses....and is expanding at the Gage County Industrial Park

City-wide Garage Sales to headline weekend in Fairbury

City-wide Garage Sales to headline weekend in Fairbury

Fairbury is set to host city wide garage sales Friday through Sunday to kick off the garage sale season. 

Gage County approves over $2 million bid for replacing bridges with box culverts

Gage County approves over $2 million bid for replacing bridges with box culverts

Six locations to see culvert construction, replacing bridges

Gage County officials considering solutions to closed bridge near Pickrell

Gage County officials considering solutions to closed bridge near Pickrell

Closure stems from deck deficiency found during a bridge inspection

Mak Hatcliff named NAIA Academic All-American

Mak Hatcliff named NAIA Academic All-American

Mak Hatcliff, who is the 2024 GPAC Player of the Year, has received another accolade from the 2024 season.

Beatrice Educational Foundation naming three Hall members, Friend of Education

Beatrice Educational Foundation naming three Hall members, Friend of Education

Beatrice Educational Foundation recognizing Hall of Fame members Sunday, at BHS scholarship ceremony

No injuries from two tornadoes, east of Wichita, Kansas

No injuries from two tornadoes, east of Wichita, Kansas

Tuesday morning tornadoes touched down near Eureka and Virgil, Kansas

Latest batch of rain brings some relief for farmers

Latest batch of rain brings some relief for farmers

After the latest round of storms and rain, farmers were provide with some relief from the drought season.

Riley Arner signs with Southeast Community College for wrestling

Riley Arner signs with Southeast Community College for wrestling

Riley Arner signed with Southeast Community College for wrestling Tuesday.

Dr. Derrick Joel named superintendent of Norris School District #160

Dr. Derrick Joel named superintendent of Norris School District #160

Norris School District #160 has named its next superintendent.

Fairbury residents called for campground cleanup

Fairbury residents called for campground cleanup

High wind speeds with trash is not a good combination and Fairbury’s Crystal Springs Campground has been affected by it.

Gage County man acts as 16-year-old to sexually assault Nebraska teen, prosecutor alleges

Gage County man acts as 16-year-old to sexually assault Nebraska teen, prosecutor alleges

A Gage County man is locked up in Lincoln after being accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Albion.

Paddock Lane Elementary has the Paraeducator of The Year, in Beatrice

Paddock Lane Elementary has the Paraeducator of The Year, in Beatrice

Donna Arena honored by the Zoellner Family, in front of Paddock Lane school students

Severe weather rolls across the central plains

Severe weather rolls across the central plains

Thunderstorms pack high winds and carry the threat of large hail across a wide region

Main Street Beatrice, city using state grant for workforce housing

Main Street Beatrice, city using state grant for workforce housing

Grant will enable community to begin a revolving loan fund

City of Beatrice clears path for tax increment financing around old school sites

City of Beatrice clears path for tax increment financing around old school sites

Elementary buildings to be demolished and areas redeveloped

Greg Sharpe, voice of the Huskers, announces cancer diagnosis

Greg Sharpe, voice of the Huskers, announces cancer diagnosis

Greg Sharpe, the long time voice of Husker football and baseball, announced his cancer diagnosis on Monday night. 

Fairbury sees signs of growth through new businesses

Fairbury sees signs of growth through new businesses

Fairbury is showing signs of growth through another ribbon cutting of a new business.

Law enforcement emphasizes Scott's Law after Ceresco tragedy

Law enforcement emphasizes Scott's Law after Ceresco tragedy

Law enforcement around the country conduct high numbers of traffic stops every single day, but each time brings a risk into play, making Scott's Law crucial. 

Nebraska lawmakers pass a bill to restore voting rights to newly released felons

Nebraska lawmakers pass a bill to restore voting rights to newly released felons

Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to restore the voting rights of those convicted of felonies upon the completion of their sentences, including prison and parole time.

NPPD plans outage for line relocation in Johnson County

NPPD plans outage for line relocation in Johnson County

Power line work is prompting a four-hour long outage, set for April 22nd

Search of Odell home nets two arrests

Search of Odell home nets two arrests

Authorities also seize drugs and paraphernalia

Big hail a potential threat, to begin the week

Big hail a potential threat, to begin the week

Strong thunderstorms packing large hail could affect southeast, south-central, eastern and central Nebraska

Fairbury Chamber hosting wine and beer tasting festival

Fairbury Chamber hosting wine and beer tasting festival

Southeast Nebraska is inviting people to enjoy a beer and wine tasting festival Saturday. 

Lily Davis heads to South Dakota State for diving

Lily Davis heads to South Dakota State for diving

Lily Davis’ road to the division one diving level is not a common expedition. 

Larry The Cable Guy enters bull in Lincoln PBR event

Larry The Cable Guy enters bull in Lincoln PBR event

Nebraska's own Larry The Cable Guy is getting involved in Lincoln's Professional Bull Riding event this weekend. 

Nebraskans, not state, will get more child support under recently passed bill

Nebraskans, not state, will get more child support under recently passed bill

Katie Nungesser had stretched her monthly welfare check to its limit. The $281 paid for her cell phone bill, infant daughter’s diapers and car insurance, but she couldn’t afford enough gas to drive for her kid’s weekend visit with her ex-husband.

Seventeen horses owned by Nebraska vet died, neighbors want to know: why is no one paying?

Seventeen horses owned by Nebraska vet died, neighbors want to know: why is no one paying?

Shelby kept her head low, hanging toward the back of the pen as potential buyers stopped to admire her. Two other horses lined up at the front, blocking Shelby from the curious gazes and constant noise of the Palmyra auction house on March 12. 

Hidden Acres sees uptick in new members for 2024 season

Hidden Acres sees uptick in new members for 2024 season

A southeast Nebraska golf course is welcoming an influx of new members for the 2024 season. 

Nebraska corrections officials looking for man convicted in Saline County

Nebraska corrections officials looking for man convicted in Saline County

Inmate did not return to Community Corrections, in Lincoln

City of Beatrice seeks public input on Safe Streets action plan

City of Beatrice seeks public input on Safe Streets action plan

Study looking at crash data and ways to improve both vehicle and pedestrian safety

Doane leads NAIA in 2024 Hampshire Honor Society

Doane leads NAIA in 2024 Hampshire Honor Society

Doane led the NAIA with 12 football players in the 2024 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. 

New Crystal Springs Campground play-set ready for play

New Crystal Springs Campground play-set ready for play

Crystal Springs Campground is ready for play as its new play-set has arrived. 

Tickets on sale for Spring Salad Festival in Fairbury

Tickets on sale for Spring Salad Festival in Fairbury

Tickets are on sale for the Spring Salad Festival in Fairbury in early May.

City of Fairbury fixes potholes caused by winter storms

City of Fairbury fixes potholes caused by winter storms

Fairbury is continuing to work on its roads following harsh weather during the winter months.

Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville offering low-cost blood work

Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville offering low-cost blood work

Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville will offer low-cost blood work to the community Saturday. 

Beatrice Pastor set to run Boston Marathon next week

Beatrice Pastor set to run Boston Marathon next week

Pastor Daryn Bahn, of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Beatrice, is set to run the seventh marathon of his career

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in ‘trial of the century,’ dies at 76

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in ‘trial of the century,’ dies at 76

O.J. Simpson, the decorated football superstar and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but later found liable in a separate civil trial, has died.

Gage County Attorney targeted in recall petition effort

Gage County Attorney targeted in recall petition effort

Gage County woman seeking recall over handling of case involving the seizing of several horses, last summer

UNL students, faculty continue work on Reller Prairie

UNL students, faculty continue work on Reller Prairie

Since 2019, students and professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have been working to restore Reller Prairie in the Martell area of rural Lancaster County.

Fairbury sends players to NAIA schools for three straight years

Fairbury sends players to NAIA schools for three straight years

Fairbury basketball is sending its third player in three years to a NAIA school for college basketball. 

Bids to be known soon, for intersection work near new Beatrice school

Bids to be known soon, for intersection work near new Beatrice school

Area will see increased traffic with the new one-site elementary grades building

South 13th project moving along, in Beatrice

South 13th project moving along, in Beatrice

Major reconstruction project off to a good start....with good weather

Looking at solar eclipse can be dangerous without eclipse glasses, here’s what to know

Looking at solar eclipse can be dangerous without eclipse glasses, here’s what to know

Millions of people along a narrow band in North America will look up when the sky darkens during a total solar eclipse on April 8. When they do, safety is key.

NCN collaborating with The 1890 Initiative for support of Husker athletes with Big Red Rally

NCN collaborating with The 1890 Initiative for support of Husker athletes with Big Red Rally

In an Only in Nebraska collaboration, News Channel Nebraska and The 1890 Initiative, LLC (“1890”), are proud to announce the Big Red Rally.

Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen’s office, livestock groups crafted bill easing ag permitting process, emails show

Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen’s office, livestock groups crafted bill easing ag permitting process, emails show

At a February legislative hearing, a seemingly mundane bill reforming county zoning procedures drew testimony from a big name: Gov. Jim Pillen. 

State treasurer adamant on necessity of tax reform

State treasurer adamant on necessity of tax reform

Property taxes are a focal point in the legislature and one of the architects of tax reform now watches from the sidelines.

Seasonal allergies arrive early, wreak havoc on sinuses

Seasonal allergies arrive early, wreak havoc on sinuses

The pollen season has started early this year according to experts and, as the spring season blossoms, so do the sneezes and symptoms.