Many area rivers, streams at or near minor flood stage, Turkey Creek at De Witt especially high

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE -  The Little Blue River through Fairbury has risen quickly over the last day or so. By Thursday evening, it could reach flood stage at about 18.5 feet before fall... Read More

Pharmacy service now available at Plymouth's Country Store

PLYMOUTH, NE - With cooperation between Jefferson Community Health & Life, Globe Rexall Pharmacy in Fairbury, and the Country Store in Plymouth, patients of the JCH&L Plymouth Clinic can now pick up prescriptions at the Country Store in Plymo... Read More

Crete battles hard, falls short against Northwest in Class B championship

_informq.push(); LINCOLN - Grand Island Northwest (21-5) grabbed a 12-9 lead after the first quarter, and never let it go after. That lead was in danger, though in the middle of the third quarter when junior Morgan Maly made a layup, got fo... Read More

Crete defense shuts down Skutt in second half, Cardinals advance to semifinals

LINCOLN, NE - Early on, it appeared this game could go down to the wire. Crete (21-5) and Omaha Skutt Catholic (18-7) were matching each other step-for-step out of the gate, as the first half featured 12 lead changes and two ties. Crete however... Read More

Legends of Clatonia moving to Beatrice in April, owner and customers will miss the small-town presence

_informq.push(); CLATONIA, NE - Legends Bar and Grill of Clatonia has become a legend in and of itself. In a tiny town of 231, Legends has become a fixture over the years. The business will continue, but in a different town just down the r... Read More

Authorities seeking suspect in Plymouth BrewHouse burglary

PLYMOUTH, NE - Authorities in Jefferson County are on the lookout for a suspect who broke into the Plymouth BrewHouse Grill early Monday morning. The BrewHouse Grill's Facebook page reported that just after 4 a.m. Monday morning, a male subject b... Read More

City of Hebron releases survey on future pool project

HEBRON, NE - Hebron’s swimming pool has been in operation for nearly 90 years, but has had no significant renovation since 1988. The Hebron City Council is looking to change that. For the past 20 months or so, the council has talked about t... Read More

Saline County Sheriff's Office confirms death in rollover crash Tuesday

TOBIAS, NE - A person was found dead at the scene of a one-car, rollover accident in Saline County Tuesday. Saline County Sheriff Alan Moore said in a press release late Tuesday night that 30-year-old Samantha Isack, a Tobias resident, was traveli... Read More

Beatrice boys end season with loss at top-ranked Pius

LINCOLN, NE - After leading Class B's top-ranked team 11-10 at the end of the first quarter, Beatrice (6-14) was outscored by No. 1 Lincoln Pius X (22-2), 34-14 in the second quarter. The Bolts rode that momentum in a 74-51 win over the Orangemen ... Read More

Crete routs North Platte, are back at state for the first time since 2007

_informq.push(); CRETE, NE - The Cardinals (19-5) had something of a wake-up call Monday when their 11-game winning streak came to a screeching halt after a 51-40 loss to Norris (10-12) in subdistrict finals. Crete definitely woke up and ro... Read More

Baptista and Moses win titles, York and Firmanik take third, Beatrice and Thayer Central take three medals each

Friend’s Edwen Baptista (D182) is officially a state champion in wrestling for the first time in his career. Baptista (32-4) topped No. 1 Corey Dawe (30-2) of Burwell, 3-1 in a tight match that was tied 0-0 after the first period and 1-1 ente... Read More