Jury Sets $2.6 Billion Value on Life of Missing Peru State Freshman

AUBURN - A Nemaha County jury was asked at trial to place a value on the life of Tyler Thomas, who was a 19-year-old freshman at Peru State College when she was presumed murdered at the Peru bock dock... Read More

ALBION - The city of Albion will be hosting their annual city-wide clean-up days, in an effort to allow resident to get rid of unwanted items. City officials say the clean-up days are set for May 16th and 17th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dumpsters will... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles has released a second standard license plate design after the first attempt was criticized as inaccurate and sexually suggestive. The department announced Wednesday that it has final... Read More

PONCA – Ponca State Park will be hosting an International Migratory Bird Day and Mother’s Day Buffet this weekend. In 1993, International Migratory Bird Day was started to celebrate birds and bird migration. A significant migratory pathway ... Read More

WAYNE – Commencement will be held this Saturday, May 7 on the campus of Wayne State College. The graduate ceremony will confer degrees on 145 students at 9:30 a.m. in Rice Auditorium. Master’s in education, business administration, organizatio... Read More

ALBION - Players from Riverside, St. Edward, and Spalding Academy will be featured in this years 5th Annual Nebraska-Wyoming Six Man Shoot Out. The roster, which was released Wednesday, has three St. Edward standouts in Bryce Hoffmeister, Brandon... Read More

NORFOLK - One of the most prolific high school basketball coaching careers is coming to an end. School officials have announced that Norfolk High head basketball coach Ben Ries is stepping down to take the open position as activities director for ... Read More

WAYNE –Wayne High School hosted their final concert choir show Tuesday evening. Tracy Anderson is the Vocal Music Teacher and said they started out the year with 110 members. “So it was kind of crazy to get acclimated to that many kids ... Read More

WAYNE – An item was added to the Wayne City Council meeting earlier this week to allow landowners and farmers to talk more about Dog Creek Dam during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting. From a jam packed City Hall room Tuesday evening ... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Storm troopers, C-3PO, Jedi’s and more are coming to a theatre near you. The Norfolk Community Theatre is putting on Curt Bright’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Death Star on May 5. The play is a musical parod... Read More

HARTINGTON - The Hartington schools filled up Tuesday night, as both HNC and Cedar Catholic held their Award Nights. Each school presented in a different manner. Hartington-Newcastle featured faculty presenting selected awards, while Cedar Catholic b... Read More