Southern Gage County Communications Now Bouncing From New Tower Site

BEATRICE – Upgraded emergency communications in southern Gage County is now a reality.  Gage County Emergency Management Coordinator Lisa Wiegand says new equipment on a leased tower near Odell, be... Read More

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BEATRICE – The Big Blue Water Park in Beatrice will open for the summer season, on Saturday.   Food supplies for the concession area were arriving Tuesday and the park is getting ready for the Memorial Day weekend crowd. Manager Donna Arena sa... Read More

People are being locked in cages… but it’s not what you think. It’s called Caged for a Cause and it’s to help raise money for the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska. Watch more in the video above!...... Read More

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iowa native Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol." The singer-songwriter from Clarksville bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett in Monday night's two-hour finale on ABC. Poppe and Hutchinson announced on th... Read More

SYRACUSE - The Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca Junior High Student Council presented a check worth $1,000 to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation on last week. “The kids (hosted a fundraiser) with postcards of items that family members and others co... Read More

STANTON - A three-vehicle collision shutdown a portion of HWY 275 Tuesday afternoon. According to Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger, an SUV slowing for a turning semi was struck from behind by a pickup near the intersection of HWY 275 and 568th Av... Read More

COLUMBUS - Nebraska Public Power District has a new charging station at its General Office in Columbus, and an all-electric vehicle that will be cruising the streets. NPPD says in a media release that this is the first charging station of its kind... Read More

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NEBRASKA CITY - A pursuit out of Nebraska City Tuesday afternoon ended along Highway 75 north of Church Road, where several people were taken into custody. A Nebraska City woman had called police saying her daughter was on the way from Omaha to ta... Read More

COLUMBUS - Miladys Nunez says she heard two loud thumps and her grandchildren screaming, after a drunk woman crashed into her apartment building on Monday. Columbus Police say the accident happened at about 1:39 p.m., when a drunk driver crashed t... Read More