Two-car accident on Highway 15 in Fairbury late Thursday afternoon, no injuries

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - A two-car collision on the busiest road in Fairbury Thursday afternoon backed up traffic during the afternoon rush. Just after 5 p.m. Thursday, a maroon Honda ... Read More

Laura Ebke, three other former state senators gather for 'political brew' in Crete Tuesday

CRETE, NE - Two Republicans, a Libertarian and a Liberal walked into a bar. Literally. Former Nebraska state senators Laura Ebke (Crete), Tommy Garrett (Bellevue), Danielle Conrad (Lincoln) and Colby Coash (Lincoln) spoke at the Brew House in dow... Read More

Davenport benefit held for family affected by October shooting in Hebron

DAVENPORT, NE - It's been less than four months since a shooting in Hebron left Davenport native and 28-year-old Remington Elting dead and his brother, 33-year-old Reuben, in critical condition. While Reuben continues his recovery at home after s... Read More

Jefferson, Gage County law enforcement arrest Fairbury man on drug charges after search warrant

FAIRBURY, NE -  Early Tuesday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office executed a search warrant at 1007 5th Street in Fairbury. Information had been gathered by law enforcement in both Gage and Jefferson Counties on a residence that had ill... Read More

Fairbury head football, volleyball coaches' resignations approved by board Monday

FAIRBURY, NE - The resignation of three Fairbury teachers, including two high school coaches, was unanimously approved by the Fairbury school board on Monday night during the board's monthly meeting at the '47 building. Jeffs head football coach a... Read More

Wilber Crop Clinic features numerous speakers at Sokol Hall Friday

WILBER, NE - The University of Nebraska Extension Office in Saline County organized the Wilber Crop Clinic on Friday morning at the Sokol Hall in Wilber. After a social hour at 8 a.m. with coffee and kolaches, the event began at 9 a.m. with assoc... Read More

Plymouth Man Recognized For His Service To The Nation

FAIRBURY -   A Jefferson County man who served his country in the U.S. Army was honored this week by the Jefferson County Commissioners as part of an ongoing recognition effort. Tuesday at the County Commissioners meeting, Jefferson County offic... Read More

Beatrice takes first at Fairbury Invite Friday, two Jeffs win gold medals

FAIRBURY, NE - Six schools converged on Fairbury Jr./Sr. High School Friday afternoon for the Fairbury Wrestling Invitational. For many of the six schools - Fairbury, Beatrice, Sabetha KS, Milford, Bishop Nuemann and Lincoln Lutheran - this marked... Read More

Fairbury Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 100th year with annual banquet

FAIRBURY, NE - 2019 is a milestone year for Fairbury. Not only is the town turning 150 years old, but the Fairbury Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 100th year in existence Friday with the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet at the Fairbury Elk's ... Read More

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office warns of suspicious phone activity

FAIRBURY, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff's office is warning citizens of some suspicious phone activity on Friday. At about 11 a.m. on Feb. 1, Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenson said the office started receiving calls from the public, who ... Read More

Homestead Monument getting back to normal with government shutdown temporarily lifted

_informq.push(); BEATRICE, NE - Last Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation that ended the partial government shutdown through at least Feb. 15. That allowed 59 national parks and 117 national monuments to reopen. Among those... Read More