Fairbury, NEklkntv.com

Fairbury residents ordered to conserve water

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Fairbury officials on Wednesday ordered residents to conserve water after after “an excessive” amount of water was lost from the city’s water tower. Officials were alerted to the problem around 4 a.m. by the tower’s monitoring system. The tower, which contains one million gallons at full...
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Fairbury, NEKSNB Local4

Fairbury declares water emergency after sudden drop in levels

FAIRBURY, Neb. (KOLN) - The City of Fairbury is asking residents to stop any unnecessary use of water after an unknown problem “caused an excessive amount of water” to be disbursed from the City’s transmission lines and water tower, according to an alert posted to the City’s website. The City...
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Gage County, NEdoniphanherald.com

Gage County approves moratorium on wind, solar permits

Gage County will not accept permits for wind or solar projects after a new moratorium was put in place Wednesday by the Gage County Board of Supervisors. The board last approved a moratorium in January that’s set to expire July 15. It was initially put in place more than a year ago, and was extended this week to last through the end of 2021 as the planning and zoning commissions reevaluates the county’s regulation.
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Lincoln, NEklkntv.com

What you can expect when buying, lighting off fireworks this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – If you were hoping for a bigger bang this 4th of July, a new bill allows you to buy those and shoot them off, just not in Lincoln. For the first time in almost 50 years, Kirk Myers, the owner of Kracklin’ Kirk’s Fireworks in Crete can officially sell bottle rockets next week for the holiday weekend. A new law legalized more fireworks in Nebraska, any firework that is approved by the Consumer Product Safety Council can now be sold, but that doesn’t include Lincoln.
Wilber, NESand Hills Express

New-look Wilber Lake ready for Saturday fishing event

WILBER, NE — There’s new life in Wilber Lake. What was a unkept flood prevention reservoir, is now a southeast Nebraska attraction brimming with catfish, frogs, and fishermen. “It just wasn’t pretty," committee chair Sheryl Kastanek said. "I’ve always thought it could be a great place of natural outside environment...
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Marshall County, KSwamegotimes.com

Other Acts Announced - The Beach Boys and More

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, they will make a splash this summer when they perform in Marshall County, Kansas. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. Billed as...
Beatrice, NEBeatrice Daily Sun

Nielsen, Riese win annual Shotgun Blast

Aaron Nielsen and Mark Riese claimed the 2021 Shotgun Blast Championship Saturday at Beatrice Country Club. The annual member/guest tournament takes place over three days and this year, the championship came down to the very last hole. Nielsen has been a member at BCC for eight years and has played...
Beatrice, NESand Hills Express

Beatrice Firefighters douse car fire early Wednesday

BEATRICE – An early Wednesday morning car fire is under investigation in Beatrice. Firefighters and police were sent to an alley less than a block north of Court Street, between 11th and 12th at around 3:05 a.m. A car was reported engulfed in flames. A police sergeant said there was...
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Marysville, KSmarysvilleonline.net

Memory Lane

Players and students were treated equally by Homer Hanson at Marysville High School. His quiet demeanor didn’t mask the hard work and perfectionism that Hanson demanded on and off the field in physical education and health classes or making sure his players knew the plays. Former Marysville football coach Bill Buck played for Hanson. Assistant football coach Bert Lord had him as a teacher.
Beatrice, NEBeatrice Daily Sun

State Senator Dorn speaks to Beatrice Kiwanis club

Nebraska District 30 Senator Myron Dorn of Adams visited the Beatrice Kiwanis group’s meeting at Valentino’s on Wednesday to discuss recent legislative sessions, the passing of LB103 and plans for the rest of the year. Dorn said he’s been through three sessions now, and explained how last year’s was impacted...
Beatrice, NEBeatrice Daily Sun

Exmark Seniors fall to Lincoln Southwest

The Beatrice Exmark Legion Seniors fell behind Lincoln Southwest early and couldn't recover. Beatrice fell to Southwest 10-2 Tuesday night at Christenson Field in Beatrice. Southwest scored four runs in the first inning and five runs in the second inning to build a big lead. Beatrice scored two runs in the first inning, but couldn't get its offense going after that.
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Pickrell, NEvoicenewsnebraska.com

Summer Celebrations

PICKRELL – This year's annual Pickrell Picnic was held this past weekend with lots of entertainment for all ages and a variety of new and on-going traditions. To kick things off early Saturday morning, teams competed in the annual kickball tournament. Following shortly after, spectators gathered to watch the sand volleyball games that took place at the Pickrell Tavern courts. […]
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