BLAIR - An armed robbery which took place at Fremont’s First State Bank in the 1900 block of West Military results a high speed chase by the State Patrol and ends in the suspect’s arrests.  One of three suspects was caught when they ditched thei'... Read More

FREMONT - A Fremont financial institution was robbed this morning, with the first unofficial report coming to us around 11AM. The First State Bank & Trust branch on Military Ave & William Avenue was robbed this morning. No injuries were r'... Read More

BANCROFT, Neb. (KTIV) - One of the men charged in an April bank robbery in Bancroft has pleaded guilty to all charges. Jeffrey Bonneau is charged with one count of bank robbery, and one count of a firearm by a prohibited person. He will be senten'... Read More

BLAIR  - A 19 year old Washington County driver is dead after fleeing from a traffic stop Friday night and crashing his vehicle into a stand of trees.  Jackson Potadle was pronounced dead on the scene in the 4600 block of County road p-43 southwest'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A rural Columbus man, and 2-time Purple Heart recipient, was honored along with several other veterans at Shell Creek on Friday. Students and family members participated in a Veterans Day program, to honor those who have served in the U'... Read More

BLAIR -  A  $400,000  combine was destroyed today in a fire at the Spurling Farm in the 20,000 block of County Road 36 in rural Arlington.  The Arlington Volunteer Fire Department and the  Washington County Sheriff’s department responded to th'... Read More

BLAIR - Engravers will be busy the next few weeks making new name plates for winners in Iowa’s elections yesterday.  Newly elected for Onawa – Lonnie Campbell as mayor, Council Members Shane Weber, Kelly Lucht, T.J. Coyle and Chad Carrier. Mi'... Read More

BLAIR  - The Logan community is mourning the loss of one of their local leaders this morning. 63 year old Russ Kurth of Logan died in a corn bin accident this morning .  Harrison County Sheriff Pat Sears says a door malfunctioned spilling out corn '... Read More

WAHOO, Neb. (WOWT) -- A mother in Wahoo, Nebraska has pressed charges against several teenagers after they allegedly threatened to kill her son. The family says it's time for bullying to stop. L.J. Morley says he's been the victim of bullying f'... Read More

BLAIR - Staff from Senator Ben Sasse’s office will be in Blair Thursday for a Constituent Services Event – also known as a mobile office visit.  Sasse’s staff will be at the Blair Public Library from one to 3pm.  Another mobile office is slat'... Read More

BLAIR - Crystal Hillshire with the Friends of the Jeanette Hunt Animal Shelter is our guest on Real Country 97.3   The featured pet is Bella. She is a beautiful 9 year old cat who has been at the shelter for nearly a year. 355 days to be exact. Bel'... Read More

BLAIR - Staff from Senator Ben Sasse’s office will be in Blair Thursday for a Constituent Services Event – also known as a mobile office visit.  Sasse’s staff will be at the Blair Public Library from one to 3pm.  Another mobile office is slat'... Read More

BLAIR - Tuberculosis has been reported at a Fremont Hospital.  Three Rivers Public Health Department says a patient at Fremont Health tested positive for the lung ailment and transferred to an Omaha hospital, where that person died.  The health dep'... Read More

FREMONT - Do you have a farm in the family? Experts at the University of Nebraska predict that over half of the privately owned farmland in Nebraska will change ownership within the next ten years. Why? Inheritances. According to the 2012 Census o'... Read More