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Wymore home searched, authorities recover drugs and paraphernalia
Wymore home searched, authorities recover drugs and paraphernalia

County and city law officers investigated possible marijuana distribution

Fairbury School Board votes to rescind student drug testing policy

Fairbury School Board votes to rescind student drug testing policy

FAIRBURY, NE — The Fairbury School Board chooses to do away with drug testing for students.

Two in custody, suspected of firing shots at Beatrice house

Two in custody, suspected of firing shots at Beatrice house

Suspects in custody in the City of Lincoln

Wilber Czech Festival wraps up hot weather weekend of celebration

Wilber Czech Festival wraps up hot weather weekend of celebration

Celebration attendees greeted with temperatures that crossed 100-degrees

61st Annual Wilber Czech Festival underway

61st Annual Wilber Czech Festival underway

Polka music, Czech food and culture, over the three-day celebration

Fairbury School Board to discuss student drug testing policy next week

Fairbury School Board to discuss student drug testing policy next week

FAIRBURY, NE — With school right around the corner, one school district in southeast Nebraska is reviewing its drug testing policy for students.

Bryan Health trains for heat illness in preparation for fall sports season

Bryan Health trains for heat illness in preparation for fall sports season

The 2022 Nebraska fall sports season will begin during one of the hottest times of the year, meaning the risk of athletes suffering from heat stroke and other illnesses is heightened.

Search of Wymore home, yields destructive devices

Search of Wymore home, yields destructive devices

62-year-old suspect arrested

Beatrice Water Department preparing for second distribution line

Beatrice Water Department preparing for second distribution line

City plans to build some redundancy into the distribution system

Orangemen football talks impact of Cam Jurgens on program

Orangemen football talks impact of Cam Jurgens on program

Former Husker, now Philadelphia Eagle Cam Jurgens is gearing up for his first NFL season, but before the NFL or even the Huskers, he was a Beatrice Orangemen.

Wilber-Czech days kicks off with Polkas in the Park, Wednesday night

Wilber-Czech days kicks off with Polkas in the Park, Wednesday night

The Czech capital of the United States is beginning celebrations for an annual festival.

Police say over twenty shots were fired at Lincoln Street home, in Beatrice

Police say over twenty shots were fired at Lincoln Street home, in Beatrice

Police investigating what prompted the incident...no arrests so far

Beatrice northeast water tower to get a fresh coat of paint

Beatrice northeast water tower to get a fresh coat of paint

Largest of two tanks in the city will also sport new logo

Wymore native Diekman sent from Red Sox to White Sox on deadline day

Wymore native Diekman sent from Red Sox to White Sox on deadline day

A Wymore native was among the players traded during Major League Baseball’s trade deadline yesterday, and he immediately made his presence felt.

Wilber, Nebraska ready for 61st Czech Festival

Wilber, Nebraska ready for 61st Czech Festival

Three-day celebration draws thousands to the Saline County community

‘You build a bond in here like you do in practice’: Orangemen lifting hard in offseason

‘You build a bond in here like you do in practice’: Orangemen lifting hard in offseason

The sounds of cheers and encouragement coupled with the clanking of metal barbells has been common place at the Beatrice High School workout room this summer.

NSP: Seward County deputies arrested Fremont man after two-vehicle crash

NSP: Seward County deputies arrested Fremont man after two-vehicle crash

A Fremont man faces multiple charges following a two-vehicle wreck in the capital city. 

Shots fired at Lincoln Street house in Beatrice; no one injured

Shots fired at Lincoln Street house in Beatrice; no one injured

Police find handgun and shotgun casings at the scene.

Orangemen talk learning from last year, looking forward to 2022, at media days

Orangemen talk learning from last year, looking forward to 2022, at media days

In about three weeks, fans will pack the House of Orange for Beatrice's home opener with Gross Catholic and the Big Orange are using last year as a learning opportunity as they get set for 2022. 

Progressive Ag Safety Day gives kids lessons for on and off farm

Progressive Ag Safety Day gives kids lessons for on and off farm

FAIRBURY, NE — Safety is the name of the game Tuesday at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

No-kill Beatrice Humane Society seeing influx of cats, kittens

No-kill Beatrice Humane Society seeing influx of cats, kittens

The Beatrice Humane Society is one of southeast Nebraska’s only no-kill animal shelters. As a result, they often see an influx of animals they take in, and that’s been the case this summer with cats and kittens.

It's going to be hot, Hot, HOT on Tuesday

It's going to be hot, Hot, HOT on Tuesday

Majority of Nebraska's counties are in either a heat advisory or a red flag warning. 

Beatrice Airport Manager retiring at the end of September

Beatrice Airport Manager retiring at the end of September

Diana Smith has served at the airport for 51 years....22 as Manager.

Small kitchen fire dispatches Beatrice Firefighters to Jackson Street home

Small kitchen fire dispatches Beatrice Firefighters to Jackson Street home

No one injured in stove top fire

Two men arrested for alleged kidnapping, assault

Two men arrested for alleged kidnapping, assault

Two men are in custody in connection to the kidnapping and assault of two people. The arrests come after Gage County authorities found a man who was bound and walking down a rural road.

New segment to open for Lincoln South Beltway over US-77

New segment to open for Lincoln South Beltway over US-77

Travelers of US-77 will have a new route near Saltillo Road. 

Gage County Fair Wrapped Up Sunday

Gage County Fair Wrapped Up Sunday

The 2022 Gage County Fair and Expo came to and end Sunday night.

Search of Wymore home ends with arrest of forgery suspect

Search of Wymore home ends with arrest of forgery suspect

Authorities recover allegedly stolen checks

Fairbury business donates to replace roofs at baseball and softball fields

Fairbury business donates to replace roofs at baseball and softball fields

A Fairbury business is stepping up to support the town's youth sports.

Gage County Fair heads into weekend events, with ideal weather

Gage County Fair heads into weekend events, with ideal weather

First two days draws about 13,000 in gate attendance

Doane's Barbazon tabbed to preseason team

Doane's Barbazon tabbed to preseason team

Doane Tiger Ty Barbozan has been selected to the College Football America Yearbook "NAIA Preseason Starting Lineup" for 2022, the CFA's version of an All-American team.

Doane Athletics receives Gold Star of Champions of Character Honor

Doane Athletics receives Gold Star of Champions of Character Honor

Doane University Athletics has been tabbed as a Five-Star Champions of Character institution for 2021-22, receiving the Gold Star.

Richardson County bridge repair, Lancaster County rail repairs, planned

Richardson County bridge repair, Lancaster County rail repairs, planned

Early August projects announced by NDOT

Doane SID wins GPAC SID of the Year honors

Doane SID wins GPAC SID of the Year honors

CRETE, NE — Doane University Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Communication Rick Schmuecker has been selected as the 2021-22 Dave Rebstock/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Sports Information Director (SID) of the Year.

JCH&L, Jeffs Gone M.A.D. teaming up for Fun and Fitness day

JCH&L, Jeffs Gone M.A.D. teaming up for Fun and Fitness day

FAIRBURY, NE — Jefferson Community Health and Life and a Fairbury Public Schools group are combining their efforts to encourage kids to be active beginning next week.

Gage County Fair Features Bull Riding

Gage County Fair Features Bull Riding

The first day of the Gage County Fair was held Wednesday featuring bull riding.

TSCI inmate elbows staff member in face causing 'serious injury'

TSCI inmate elbows staff member in face causing 'serious injury'

An inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) assaulted a staff member, Wednesday. 

Main Street communities get national accreditation

Main Street communities get national accreditation

Several communities achieve honor in Nebraska

Blue Valley Community Action seeing increased need, with tough economic conditions

Blue Valley Community Action seeing increased need, with tough economic conditions

Chief Executive Officer says the effects of poverty are still evident

Beatrice man plans cabin, along Chief Standing Bear Trail in southern Gage County

Beatrice man plans cabin, along Chief Standing Bear Trail in southern Gage County

Gage County Board could greenlight the project, in two weeks

Beatrice man bound over for arraignment on theft of wedding gifts

Beatrice man bound over for arraignment on theft of wedding gifts

Investigators used video surveillance showing the taking of gift cards and cash from a reception room

Biden approves disaster declarations for Nebraska

Biden approves disaster declarations for Nebraska

President Joe Biden has approved a request for a federal disaster declaration for a portion of Nebraska that suffered damage from severe storms and straight-line winds in May.

Ag barbecue held, as Gage County Fair gets underway

Ag barbecue held, as Gage County Fair gets underway

Ag Appreciation barbecue draws hundreds, Tuesday evening

Police, fire respond to crash next to Gage County Courthouse

Police, fire respond to crash next to Gage County Courthouse

Accident blocks part of the highway for about an hour

Two new blocks of concrete street in Beatrice, now open

Two new blocks of concrete street in Beatrice, now open

Construction project finished ahead of schedule

National Night Out returning to Fairbury

National Night Out returning to Fairbury

FAIRBURY, NE — A night to promote law enforcement connections with people across the country is returning to a southeast Nebraska town.

New medical office building coming along, at Beatrice Community Hospital

New medical office building coming along, at Beatrice Community Hospital

Beatrice Family and Internal Medicine addition expected to open late spring or early summer, of 2023

Ground quakes again in southern Nebraska

Ground quakes again in southern Nebraska

The found could be felt shaking again along the Nebraska-Kansas border as a second earthquake within a week's time occurred Tuesday morning. 

Gage County officers investigate collision of car and farm implement

Gage County officers investigate collision of car and farm implement

Beatrice driver not hurt seriously, in crash south of Wymore

Gage County Fair Starts Wednesday

Gage County Fair Starts Wednesday

The Gage County Fair and Expo begins this Wednesday and runs thru Sunday.

Beatrice Medical Center building for sale, including dentist office

Beatrice Medical Center building for sale, including dentist office

The Beatrice Medical Center building on W. Court St. is for sale. 

Lincoln music festival raises funds for Ukraine, brings cultures together

Lincoln music festival raises funds for Ukraine, brings cultures together

A music festival in the capitol city is bringing cultures together, while also raising funds for a good cause.

Gearing up for online donation drive, to help Gage County non-profits

Gearing up for online donation drive, to help Gage County non-profits

Over three quarters of a million dollars has been raised in first three years

Nebraska Masons dedicate new Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Nebraska Masons dedicate new Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Ceremonial laying of cornerstone, held Saturday

Health alert issued for three Nebraska lakes

Health alert issued for three Nebraska lakes

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a health alert for three lakes in Nebraska.

All systems go at Beatrice Speedway, despite heat

All systems go at Beatrice Speedway, despite heat

The roar of the engines will fill the southeast Nebraska air on Friday night in Beatrice. 

NGage promoting childcare projects through Nebraska Children and Families Foundation grant

NGage promoting childcare projects through Nebraska Children and Families Foundation grant

Adequate childcare seen as a component of workforce development

New film making rounds in Nebraska filled with falsehoods, education experts say

New film making rounds in Nebraska filled with falsehoods, education experts say

A film called "The Mind Polluters" has been circulating around the state. It's been publicly screened in libraries and community centers roughly two dozen times.

New leader hired for Gage Area Growth Enterprise

New leader hired for Gage Area Growth Enterprise

Southeast Community College career services specialist to become NGage Executive Director

Hebron man indicted on federal child pornography charges

Hebron man indicted on federal child pornography charges

A Hebron man is facing multiple charges after a federal grand jury recently indicted him.

Fairbury swears in new city administrator, deputy city attorney

Fairbury swears in new city administrator, deputy city attorney

FAIRBURY, NE — Two city officials in southeast Nebraska officially took their seats Tuesday night.

Beatrice woman arrested in June, sentenced for 2021 drug cases

Beatrice woman arrested in June, sentenced for 2021 drug cases

District judge orders consecutive prison and post-release terms

Beatrice residents, southeast Nebraskans cool off at Beatrice Pool

Beatrice residents, southeast Nebraskans cool off at Beatrice Pool

It’s one of the hottest stretches of days all summer in southeast Nebraska and residents of the region are finding ways to cool off, at places such as the Beatrice Pool.

Rivalry brewing for fastest horse in Pawnee County

Rivalry brewing for fastest horse in Pawnee County

Trophies for Delayne and Hallye at 4-H speed events

Bond reduced for former BSDC supervisor, on sexual assault charges

Bond reduced for former BSDC supervisor, on sexual assault charges

Nebraska State Patrol investigated sexual assault of a vulnerable adult