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

Wilber-Clatonia student in critical condition following sledding accident

WILBER, NE -  A junior at Wilber-Clatonia High School suffered a serious head injury after he was involved in a sledding incident on Saturday. The Superintendent for Wilber-Clatonia Public Schools, Ray Collins, told several media outlets Monday t... Read More

Fairbury man advocating for hemp processing plant, issued could be discussed at state legislature

FAIRBURY, NE - The Nebraska Legislative session begins Wednesday, and one issue that could be discussed in the near future is the legalization of industrial hemp in the state. In 2017, LB 617 was introduced by state senator Justin Wayne of Omaha.... Read More

Fairbury's Bonham Theatre receives $1,000 grant from city attorney

FAIRBURY, NE - The Bonham Theatre, which celebrated its one-year reopening anniversary this past September, received a $1,000 community donation from law firm Remboldt Ludtke, LLP at the Fairbury City Council meeting on Tuesday night. Fairbury ci... Read More

Search continues for cop impersonator spotted near Reynolds

REYNOLDS, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is still on the lookout for a person who was reported impersonating law enforcement on Highway 8 near Reynolds over the weekend. The impersonator's vehicle was described as a dark blue or black ... Read More

Saline County Sheriff's Office participating in nationwide drunk driving campaign

WILBER, NE - The Saline County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the nationwide You Drink & Drive, You Lose Crackdown, which begins Friday and ends Jan. 1. During this period, increased patrols will be made possible due to a grant t... Read More

State senate-elect Tom Brandt stops in Fairbury Tuesday, talks local issues with county commissioners

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - State-senate elect Tom Brandt of Plymouth has had three key issues on his mind since his campaign began. Lower property taxes, fairness in K-12 education funding and improved rural broadband. Brandt’s foc... Read More

Tom Brandt continues focus on three key issues with election two weeks away

PLYMOUTH - In September, News Channel Nebraska spoke with incumbent state senator Laura Ebke, who's seeking reelection in Nebraska's 32nd legislative district as a libertarian. To hear our full interview with Sen. Ebke, and to read the full story,... Read More