Parking Overflows to Fairgrounds as Visitors Flock to Beatrice

BEATRICE - Community members in Beatrice got a unique site over the weekend as they could see license plates from all over the United States. Coworkers from the Minnesota Humanities Center, Alicia ... Read More

Flood Warning in Effect for Butler, Polk

OSCEOLA - A flood warning remains in effect throughout the day on Sunday for Butler and Polk Counties. The flood warning is in effect until 8:30 p.m. for the two adjacent counties, says the NWS. The National Weather Service says 2 to 4 inches of r... Read More

Gage County Fairground Visitors Get Prepared for Solar Eclipse with

BEATRICE - Visitors from all over got a lesson in film history, as Gage County Fairgrounds hosted late night movie viewings in preparation for the solar eclipse. "Tonight, we showed, first of all, 'The Invasion of the Body Snatchers' and then we'r... Read More

Visitors Enjoy State Parks While Waiting for Solar Eclipse

INDIAN CAVE STATE PARK - Local hotels aren't the only facilities available for visitors to book. Many explorers have packed up their tents and hauled their campers to Nebraska in anticipation of viewing the Solar Eclipse. Indian Cave State Park wa... Read More

Steven Coffey Wins $10,000 From UW Duck Race

Steven Coffey was the big winner in this year's United Way Duck Race contest, as he took home the $10,000 top prize. 17,049 ducks were sold this year, raising approximately $60,000 for the Columbus Area United Way. The 17,049 set a record for most... Read More

How Will Monday's Eclipse Affect Animals?

LINCOLN - Are you wondering how some animals will react to Monday's eclipse? News Channel Nebraska spoke with Natural Heritage Zoologist  Mike Fritz at Nebraska Game and Parks on what could happen to some species during the couple minutes of darknes... Read More

Man Killed, Woman Injured in Crash Near Whiteclay

WHITECLAY, Neb. (AP) -- Officials say a man has died and a woman has been injured in a crash near Whiteclay in northwestern Nebraska. The Sheridan County Sheriff's Department says 46-year-old Francis Ray Rencountre died when the vehicle he was dr... Read More


BEATRICE – An expert at NASA’s Goddard Space Center in Maryland gave a demonstration Saturday about what people can expect to see, during Monday’s total solar eclipse in the Beatrice area. Ernie Wright gave a presentation called Creating NAS... Read More

Visitors to Homestead Encouraged to Use Shuttle, Gravel Parking

BEATRICE -  Homestead National Monument of America officials say parking at the Education and Heritage Centers was growing thin, on the weekend, so visitors may want to consider a couple other options….if all spaces should fill up at the Education... Read More

Students reflect on teens killed in train vs. car accident

Students at local high schools are grieving after a train verse car accident killed two 17-year-olds early Friday morning. Emanuel Martinez and Yankiel Rodriguez. had just started their senior year at Lincoln Southwest. Friends said they're still in ... Read More

Hastings Police: White Supremacist Identified

HASTINGS — Authorities in Hasting have identified a 50-year-old man as the suspect that placed a white supremacy poster at a city property. William Rempel is facing a criminal mischief misdemeanor for violating a Hastings City Code and Nebraska ... Read More