Saturday Homestead Days kicks off with the big parade that starts at 9AM. Angie Bruna with the Chamber of Commerce says the parade gets better every year.
There are some promising signs that the House could take up the farm bill next week.
Governor Heineman says state law prohibits Nebraska from going along with an Obama Administration program that makes young illegal immigrants eligible for driver's licenses.
Nebraska's Adjutant General prepares to take on a national role.
Reaction is positive to Mondays vote by the Senate on the farm bill.
The Senate has passed its version of the farm bill.
Soybean planting progressed last week across the state.
A Progressive Ag Safety Day is set for Thursday at the Crete Civic Center in Crete
Short construction time frame on Nebraska Highway Four.
Concern over taking valuable farm land and the need for flood control.
Beatrice city-approved bond issue paying for fire truck, police equipment and upgrades.
Freeman School, just west of the Homestead National Monument of America, reopens through Labor Day.
There are more great events going on the weekend to tell you about today.
Proposed $5.64 million dollar issue would finance surfacing of over 31 miles of roads.
Milligan’s Q125 gets underway tomorrow evening at 5.
Legislature's Speaker says senators have big job ahead of them, with recommendations on tax reform to be made.
Nebraska Governor praises passage of budget and efforts by lawmakers.
It didn't get anywhere this legislative session, yet the sponsor of a Medicaid expansion bill isn’t giving up.
The Fairbury Police Department participated in the nationwide Click It or Ticket campaign.
Additional damage reports point to more information about two tornado tracks, Memorial Day evening.
Club official says revenue-generating parts of BCC are already within city boundaries.
City Council takes second-round votes on adding several areas to city boundaries.
Organization planning on requesting city support near the start of the new city budget year.
Semi-trailer truck tips onto side, near east Nebraska Highway 41 junction with U.S. 77.
Familiar one-way street changes to two-way travel, Monday, June 3rd.
Beatrice Police arrest convicted felon on weapons possession and other violations.
A busy weekend of fun gets started tonight in Hanover, KS with the Annual Days of 49 celebration.
The long range forecast might not be anything to brag about.
Corn planting is moving along across the country.
Creighton University Economist Dr. Ernie Goss says for the most part the economy is a bit stagnant.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 96 percent of Nebraska's corn crop and 63 percent of the soybean crop have been planted.
The National Weather Service has determined that damage done in parts of Gage and Jefferson Counties from Monday night's storms were caused by an EF-2 Tornado.
There is confidence in getting a new farm bill passed.
Johnny "The Jet" Saathoff claimed his first feature win of the year by taking the checkered flag in the IMCA Modified Feature at the Beatrice Speedway Friday night. Max Harder, Lance Borgman, Roy Armstrong and Ramsey Meyer also claimed victories.
The Southeast Community College men's golf team placed 7th at the NJCAA Division Two National Tournament, while Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer graduate, Calvin Freeman, finishes in a four-way tie for National Runner-up.
The summer season of celebrations kicks off this evening in Shickley as they celebrate their founding 125 years ago.
Beatrice Board of Education will hold special meeting the morning of May 28th.
Ohio State drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 9th inning to beat Nebraska, 3-2, in the winner's bracket of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.
The Southeast Community College men's golf team are in 6th place heading into the final round of the NJCAA Division Two National Tournament.
The Beatrice boy's golf team placed 3rd at the Class-B State Tournament.
Photos on Beatrice Police Department Facebook page show two males, two females in surveillance recording
A Nebraska Congressman is involved in the investigation of how the IRS handled requests for tax-exempt status from conservative groups.
Homestead National Monument of America Near Beatrice, hosting fifth year of the program.
State lawmakers debated for hours yesterday, then finally advance a bill that would provide tax breaks for wind energy.
The Fairbury City Council spent much of its time at last night’s meeting on a hearing concerning the proprietary Budget and Budget Summary for the City’s utilities.
The city of Omaha could lose its power to ask voters for a local option sales tax increase, under a measure backed by Nebraska lawmakers.
Dumping of what is believed to be bird seed, could cause headache down the road.
The Beatrice boy's golf team are within striking distance of capturing their first State Championship in school history, heading into the final round of the Class-B State Tournament in Grand Island.
The Southeast Community College men's golf team is in a tie for 4th place after the first round of the NJCAA Division Two National Tournament in Scottsboro, Alabama.
Accident happens on Southwest 61st, just south of Odell.
First-round approval given by city council to adding four regions within city boundaries.
Oil refineries in Illinois, Indiana and now Kansas are down for maintenance putting further stress on supplies.
Revenue needed to help finance construction and demolition waste site, baling equipment upgrade.
Today at noon the Fairbury Public Schools dismiss for the year.
Latest crop conditions report from USDA.
A new report says Kansas farmers have planted about 70 percent of this year's corn crop.
Ordinance that would have established irresponsible bidder designation, is rejected on second reading.
Adult arrested, and two juveniles detained.
Nebraska State Patrol, city and county law enforcement agencies seeking to promote use of seatbelts and child safety seat use.
Police can now override traffic light to help smooth flow of vehicles, in and out of BHS parking area.
A traffic stop in the park at Reynolds on Friday afternoon resulted in the arrest of two Fairbury residents on drug charges.
Nebraska Farmers Union President John Hansen sees pros and cons in farm bills.
The 3rd seed Nebraska baseball team will face 6th seed Michigan in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday.
Simon Wiedel of Thayer Central, Lindsey Maloley of Fillmore Central and Derek Zimmerman of Freeman all captured a pair of gold medals at the 2013 State Track and Field Championships.
The Thayer Central boys claimed the Class-C State Championship at the 2013 State Track and Field meet.
Beatrice standout, Alicia Armstrong, leads the Nebraska softball team past Stanford in the Regional Championship in Lincoln.
Omaha Skutt won the Class-B girls State Tennis Tournament in Lincoln.
Seniors excelled in academics and athletics.
Economic conditions delayed advancing new headquarters for Beatrice Fire Department.
Over 160 seniors to receive their diplomas.
Linda Hager says Humane Society of the United States unfairly labels all kennels, as "puppy mills".
Nebraska's United States Senators see a disturbing pattern emerging from the Obama Administration.
If you want to hear some great music and help out a great cause plan on going to Riskys’ in Beatrice tomorrow evening.
Top-seed Norris avenged last year's loss to Lincoln Pius by dethroning the defending state champions, 3-2, on Thursday in the Class-B State Title Game in Lincoln.
Law officers seeking public help in locating a suspect.
Dale Johnson Jr. was one of several people arrested in drug investigation roundup.
Senator Mike Johanns has grave reservations about the Farm Bill approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Beatrice case involved theft from manufacturer, tire business.
Portion of Southwest 89th will be relocated slightly to the west.
Why did Senator Mike Johanns vote against moving the farm bill forward?
A vote on Tuesday has moved the farm bill forward.
The USDA is another year older today.
The Nebraska LEAD program is out once again recruiting, for its 33rd class
A 50-year-old Concordia woman was injured in a two car crash yesterday afternoon on U.S. Highway 81 and 18th street in Belleville.
The Nebraska School Activities Association has released the seedings and brackets for the Class-B State Tennis Tournament in Lincoln.
Beatrice radio station wins five awards in the small market radio division.
Two Jefferson County women are in the Jefferson County Jail today after being arrested on drug charges this morning.
Contract awarded to Lincoln company.
Debate on the death penalty has begun at the Capitol, with legislators spending about 4 hours on the subject yesterday.
It was a busy meeting for the Fairbury School Board last night with a very full agenda.
Top-seed Norris drops to the elimination bracket of the Class-B State Baseball Tournament in Lincoln with a 1-0 loss to 4th seed Omaha Skutt in eight innings.
District expects about 15 new professional staff members, for the coming year.
Over 50 building permits issued during April.
Bonds set for 58-year-old Michael Pendell and 51-year-old Michael Pangborn.
Construction work expected to be wrapped up in June.
The Southeast Community College baseball team lost a pair of heartbreakers in the Region Nine Championship at Christenson Field.
Kyle Vanover won a thrilling three-car race to the finish line in the IMCA Stock Car feature on Friday night at the Beatrice Speedway.
The annual Beatrice High School Orange and Black banquet was held on Saturday night at the Hevalone Center.
Efforts to restore and reopen Fairbury’s Bonham Theatre suffered a setback this week.
A 47-year-old Portsmouth, Iowa man was injured in a crash shortly before noon yesterday on Highway 4 about a mile and a half west of Plymouth.
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