Peru State students, community volunteer in flood relief effort Friday

PERU, NE - Community members, Peru State students, faculty and staff filled sandbags during the day Friday as the Missouri River continues to rise. More than 120 students and a total of 160 vol... Read More

Reinke's Electrogator Robotics Team prepping for nationwide competition in Detroit next month

_informq.push(); DESHLER, NE - Six students from Deshler have spent more than six months perfecting a homemade robot. This small, but diligent group are the Electrogator Robotics team - a group assembled and sponsored by Reinke Manufacturing... Read More

Fairbury school board votes to cease early outs on Fridays until end of school year

FAIRBURY, NE - Fairbury Public Schools has had six snow days this year, but the 2018-19 calendar only included five free days. The lost time will be made up. On Monday, the Fairbury school board voted to discontinue early outs on Fridays for the ... Read More

Fairbury Rural Fire begins handing out permits for controlled burns

FAIRBURY, NE - The ground won't be dry enough for a while yet, but prescribed burning season is right around the corner. With that, the Fairbury Rural Fire Department personnel are making themselves available every Monday night for the next month ... Read More

Crete seeking new superintendent after Mike Waters' resignation

CRETE, NE - Crete Public Schools superintendent Mike Waters recently submitted his resignation to the school board at a late-February meeting. The board accepted Waters’ resignation, which is effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, a... Read More

CDC Recommending Measles Vaccination

FAIRBURY - Measles – a disease previously declared eliminated from the United States in 2000 – is back, and on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, during the month of January, 79 cases of measles were confirmed in 10 states. T... Read More

Search Warrant Served Wednesday In Fairbury

FAIRBURY -  A search warrant Wednesday afternoon in Fairbury turned up several pieces of evidence in an ongoing investigation, but law enforcement was unable to make contact with the individuals staying there. Jefferson County Law Enforcement ser... Read More

Exeter-Milligan basketball players, media class talk state tournament, other topics on new podcast

EXETER, NE - The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves have "walked the walk" on the basketball court, getting back to the state tournament for the first time since 2015. Even before punching their ticket to Lincoln, some members of Dean Filipi's team hav... Read More

Gage County Fair Entertainment Announced

Officials with the Gage County Fair and Expo have announced the entertainment line-up for this summer’s event. Country music’s Craig Morgan will highlight the five nights of entertainment at this year’s fair. Morgan, a veteran of the U-S Army, ... Read More

Fairbury, four other communities working together in Rural Workforce Housing Fund

FAIRBURY, NE - The Fairbury City Council approved a Rural Workforce Housing Fund agreement between Beatrice, Geneva, Deshler and Auburn at Tuesday night's meeting. This group was organized previously by the Southeast Nebraska Development District ... 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