NORTH BEND, NE- North Bend high school is welcoming strength and conditioning professionals from all over the country to their gym this weekend as the Nebraska High School Strength clinic kicked off a 2-day event on Friday night. Ryan Johnson, who is the regional director for the National High School Strength Coaches Association, made his […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Population loss in rural Nebraska may be slowing, according to new U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday. The federal agency released its 2016 updates to population figures for counties and metropolitan areas. The statistics show that more Nebraska counties are gaining population than a decade ago. David Drozd, research coordinator for […]

FALLS CITY – An altercation outside a Falls City bar has spawned several felony charges. According to Assistant Police Chief, Jamie Baker, officers were called to the Would Eye bar in downtown Falls City on Sunday. At the scene they were told that Richard and Scott Rowland were assaulted by three men outside the bar. […]

KEARNEY – With State Speech coming to a close Thursday and Friday, a third straight day of competition will be held in Kearney, this time for All-State Band competition. From Kearney High School, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge and Pender will take part in the Class C section while Class D schools are Emerson-Hubbard and Winside. Participating from LCC […]

WAYNE – Pending weather, the Wayne-Wakefield baseball team will be set to host their first game of the spring season. From Hank Overin Field on Thursday, the Blue Devils are 1-3 on the year. Wayne-Wakefield is currently on a two-game losing streak after splitting their opening season triangular. The opponent on hand will be Thurston-Cuming […]

NORFOLK — The numbers scream at you. Under seven percent of elected city and county officials in northeast Nebraska are women. There’s only three women in law enforcement between the Norfolk PD and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. Yes, there’s fewer women than men in those fields on a state and national level, but we’re […]

BEATRICE – A bill to encourage construction of workforce housing in Nebraska, has advanced in the Legislature.  Gothenburg Senator Matt Williams’ bill, (LB518), is aimed at helping rural areas that desperately need housing as a means of growing their communities. :11                  “is higher” The bill would set up a competitive grant process to prompt housing […]

OMAHA — It doesn’t seem possible, but a dog found found in Omaha actually belongs to a New Mexico family. The Nebraska Humane Society scanned the microchip inside this dog and arranged a flight for the canine back home to a thankful owner.

LINCOLN – Nebraska’s Tanner Farmer talks about wrestling in the offseason and how it helps him as an offensive lineman.

Sue Fuchtman’s retirement following two terms as Mayor of Norfolk left voids in local government. There’s the obvious void of the City Council and city staff adjusting to a new city leader, but there’s another, more symbolic void she left. Right now there are no women in an elected position in city government or county […]