The thousand-mile journey: Balloons from Craig, NE found in West Virginia field
CRAIG, Neb. — Balloons released in Craig, Nebraska, made a near-inexplicable journey before landing in a field in rural West Virginia. Paul Weyer's family gathered in Craig recently for their grandmother's funeral. Weyer had an idea to print off a picture of his grandparents, write on the back, put it in a sandwich bag, tie it to a set of balloons and let the balloons free.
Beemer BBQ: A Feast of Community Spirit and Charitable Action
Once a year, the aroma of smoky meats fills the air in Beemer, Nebraska, signaling the much-anticipated Annual Beemer BBQ. This event is a cornerstone of community engagement, where residents and visitors converge to relish in mouthwatering barbecue and hometown camaraderie during the Beemer Play Days. It's not just about the succulent ribs or juicy brisket; it's a celebration of togetherness, with a parade, kids' games, and an array of events that underscore the town's collective spirit and pride.
Man federally sentenced after authorities found 20 lbs. of pure meth in field near Windside
A California man was federally sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison on a drug charge after troopers found about 20 pounds of meth in a bookbag outside Winside, Neb.
David’s Evening Forecast - Cloudy and chilly evening, flurries Sunday
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - After a little morning sunshine, clouds thickened up for much of Saturday leaving gray skies and chilly conditions. Some snow showers worked into central and northeastern Nebraska during the late morning and afternoon hours, leaving behind a light coating of snow for areas around Columbus and West Point. Most of that snow will stay north and west of Omaha this evening, though a couple of snow flurries can’t be ruled out through about 8pm. The clouds will stick with us all evening, keeping temperatures from moving much. We’ll eventually fall into the low 30s by about Midnight. The good news is winds will remain light, so wind chills will not be a major concern.
REGION CHAMPS: Wildcats come back to win Central title
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Wayne State made a miraculous comeback in the fourth set, scoring the final 10 points to shock top-seeded Concordia-St. Paul and claim the Div. II Central Regional title Saturday night at the Gangelhoff Center. Third-ranked Wayne State trailed 20-15 in the fourth set, but ran...
Bird Flu Found In Small Nebraska Flock
Nebraska officials are urging vigilance after a strain of deadly avian flu was discovered in a small backyard flock in Colfax County, about 70 miles northwest of Omaha. The warning from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture comes amid several confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in the nearby states of Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota.
Woman arrested on felony drug charge in northeast Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Minnesota woman is facing drug charges after the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office stopped her vehicle for erratic driving and speeding. It happened just after midnight Sunday on Highway 15, about 11 miles south of Pilger. The sheriff’s office found meth, marijuana and drug...
Volleyball dominance continues for the state
NEBRASKA/MINNESOTA -- As the volleyball postseason continues, teams in Nebraska advance with two of the teams playing to keep their seasons alive. #3 Wayne State matched-up against #13 University of Nebraska-Kearney in the second round of the central region tournament in St. Paul, Minn. Despite falling down 2-1, the Wildcats...
Ponca outlasts Wayne in overtime thriller
PONCA - Clutch free throw shooting and strong defense late proved to be the difference as the Ponca girls' basketball team beat Wayne in overtime 54-51. The Indians fell behind early. Wayne controlled the game early, building a 17-6 lead on the strength of good ball movement and strong shooting.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Stanton as of 2023-12-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Pierce starts hot and doesn't slow down in season-opener win over Howells-Dodge
HOWELLS - Pierce looked comfortable on their season-opening road trip to Howells-Dodge as the Bluejays outscored the Jaguars 41-34 for a huge victory. Pierce started the game about as well as any team could, scoring 14 straight points and keeping Howells-Dodge scoreless after one. Travis Emory got the Bluejay scoring...
Memory Lane: Nov. 30, 1993
From the November 30, 1993 edition of The Wayne Herald. Seven years ago, a truck driver for Restful Knights found himself in Daytona Beach, Florida with extra time on his hands. When he called Transportation Director John Meyer and asked what to do, Meyer told him, "go stick your feet in the sand an bring me back a jar of ocean water." Sand was easier to transport than water and thus began John Meyer's "Sands Across America" collection which now includes nearly 65 jars of sand from across the United States and several foreign countries.
Nebraska High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Stanton County Today - December 1
There is high school basketball action in Stanton County, Nebraska today, and the inside scoop on how to watch these matchups is available right here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Stanton County, Nebraska High...
UPDATE: Missing woman found safe, Winnebago Tribe says
Authorities in northeast Nebraska are looking for a missing woman.
Project Update On US-275 Near West Point
WEST POINT – Later this week, there will be a change in traffic on US-275 west of West Point. According to a release the Nebraska Department of Transportation, weather permitting, will occur on Thursday, November 30. Eastbound traffic, west of West Point, will be routed onto the newly overlaid...
Balancing History and Progress: Craig, Colorado's Downtown Revival
Craig, Colorado's historic downtown district is a living narrative, weaving together tales of the past with contemporary ambitions. As local landmarks like the White Horse Inn face the reality of demolition, the Craig Train Depot still stands, albeit under threat, as a symbol of the town's enduring spirit. With the Downtown Business Association's Fall Fest highlighting the area's vibrancy, Craig's challenge lies in maintaining historical integrity while evolving to meet modern demands.
Wayne St takes down UNK to move on in NCAA Tournament
Kearney, Neb. – All-American middle Taya Beller had a match-high 22 kills and third-ranked Wayne State controlled the final two sets to rally past 13th-ranked Nebraska Kearney (18-25, -23, 20-25, -22, -9) Friday night in an NCAA Tournament second round match in St. Paul, Minn.This was the first meeting between the Wildcats (30-2) and the Lopers (29-6) in eight years and the first-ever national tourney battle between the two. UNK still has a healthy 69-10 all-time series advantage.
SportsZone Player of the Year Nominee: Stanton’s Barrett Wilke
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – We’re just a couple of days away from announcing our SportsZone Player of the Year, with this finalist certainly making a case after helping his team win the program’s first state championship. Stanton junior quarterback Barrett Wilke was at the center of the Mustangs’ 13-0 season that was capped off […]
Cada, Brahmer Finish With Double Figure Kills; Wildcats Capitalize On Seven Service Aces During Region Opener
ST. PAUL, MN – A quest for Pennsylvania began Thursday afternoon for the third-ranked Wayne State College volleyball team. From the Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, the 2023 NCAA Central Region volleyball tournament showcased a top 15 match-up. #2 Wayne State College competed against 15th-ranked #7 seed Minnesota...
Blue Devil Wrestling Results From Lakeview Invite
COLUMBUS – A second straight day of competition took over the Wayne girls and boys wrestling schedule. From Columbus Lakeview high school, the Blue Devils took part in the Lakeview Invite on Friday. A total of 13 boys and nine girls teams were represented. The Wayne High boys finished...