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Three-wheeler operator injured in south Beatrice crash
Three-wheeler operator injured in south Beatrice crash

Three wheeler collided with commercial truck, at a T-intersection

Nebraska Volleyball Coach John Cook Visits Beatrice

Nebraska Volleyball Coach John Cook Visits Beatrice

Nebraska Volleyball Coach John Cook was in Beatrice Friday night and spoke to a full crowd at the high school.

Oakland-Craig, powered by full court pressure, advances to state tournament

Oakland-Craig, powered by full court pressure, advances to state tournament

Oakland-Craig took down Freeman in the Class C2 Girls District Final 40-24 Friday night in Oakland in large part due to its full court pressure. 

Search warrant of Fairbury leads to arrest of two

Search warrant of Fairbury leads to arrest of two

Officers find drugs in the residence and arrest two individuals on several drug and weapon charges.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Two individuals were booked on multiple drug charges

Health Center in Marysville hosts mental health first aid workshop

Health Center in Marysville hosts mental health first aid workshop

The Marysville Community Memorial Healthcare Center hosted a mental health first aid class Friday.

Blue Springs man draws prison sentence for relationship with 15-year-old

Blue Springs man draws prison sentence for relationship with 15-year-old

More serious sexual assault charges dismissed in the case

New officers elected on Gage County Planning and Zoning Commission

New officers elected on Gage County Planning and Zoning Commission

Top leadership position changes, for 2024

Preliminary okay given to milling project to process white sorghum into flour

Preliminary okay given to milling project to process white sorghum into flour

Operation would focus on producing gluten-free products

Norris tops Beatrice in subdistrict final

Norris tops Beatrice in subdistrict final

Beatrice fell to Norris in the subdistrict final on Thursday night.

Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman

Lincoln Lutheran ends sub district run with upset win over Freeman

Lincoln Lutheran, after beating Tri County on Tuesday, took down Freeman 46-43 Thursday to triumph through the Class C2-1 sub district in Adams. 

Grill explosion triggers fire, at Woodland Avenue home

Grill explosion triggers fire, at Woodland Avenue home

Minor damage done....no injuries reported

Smoke smell sends Beatrice Fire, police to downtown building

Smoke smell sends Beatrice Fire, police to downtown building

Beatrice Fire and Rescue and the Beatrice Police Department responded to a report of smoke in a downtown Beatrice building Thursday afternoon

New retail life for a classic Beatrice Building

New retail life for a classic Beatrice Building

Zoellner Design Company opened this month, in the historic Lang Building

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Orangemen pull away from Pioneers, advances in subdistrict with 63-47 win

Beatrice basketball picked up their tenth win of the year in the subdistrict quarterfinal. 

Nebraska property tax reform presents challenges for county officials

Nebraska property tax reform presents challenges for county officials

The Nebraska Legislature is looking to continue the drive for Nebraska Property Tax reform, but it is putting county officials in tough situations. 

Southeast Community College sets tuition, approves new faculty contract

Southeast Community College sets tuition, approves new faculty contract

Governing board also approves Milford Campus property purchase

Southeast Nebraska officials monitor fire conditions, hope to avoid another spring of blazes

Southeast Nebraska officials monitor fire conditions, hope to avoid another spring of blazes

Southeast Nebraska officials monitor fire conditions.

Original fireworks compromise remains, before Beatrice City Council

Original fireworks compromise remains, before Beatrice City Council

One more vote on a six-day period needed, before new ordinance is finalized

Table Rock businessman seeking Nebraska Legislature's 1st District seat

Table Rock businessman seeking Nebraska Legislature's 1st District seat

New candidate filing deadline is approaching, March 1st

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

LINCOLN, NEB. — A state congressman is touting Nebraska as the best place in the country for law enforcement officers to live, and he's putting together a recruitment plan in the hopes of filling the state's current shortage. 

Disposition on seized horses, delayed until March in Gage County investigation

Disposition on seized horses, delayed until March in Gage County investigation

Animals have been in good health, since being placed at Epona Horse Rescue

Focus of economic developers changing in Nebraska

Focus of economic developers changing in Nebraska

Chiildcare and housing needs coming to the forefront of economic development in Nebraska

Availability, cost...key concerns in Beatrice area housing

Availability, cost...key concerns in Beatrice area housing

Shortage of houses, high rent cost among the issues facing local residents

Sterling native Jenna Pelchat selected as Stretch Across Nebraska winner

Sterling native Jenna Pelchat selected as Stretch Across Nebraska winner

Sterling native Jenna Pelchat is the most recent winner of NCN and Medica's Stretch Across Nebraska. 

Odell food drive creates 70,000 meals for those in need

Odell food drive creates 70,000 meals for those in need

Volunteers in Odell came together Monday to create 60,000 packaged meals for families in need across the world. 

Humane Society helping local shelters, tending to cold weather impacted cats

Humane Society helping local shelters, tending to cold weather impacted cats

The Beatrice Humane Society is helping shelters around the state, while still providing local care

About 400 pounds of marijuana found in motorhome in York County

About 400 pounds of marijuana found in motorhome in York County

Authorities in York County say they found about 400 pounds of marijuana in a motorhome on Sunday. 

Reconstructing South 13th in Beatrice, to require some patience

Reconstructing South 13th in Beatrice, to require some patience

City of Beatrice will have to stagger construction because of single access points to homes along 13th

Fairbury hires new water superintendent

Fairbury hires new water superintendent

The city of Fairbury hired a Water Superintendent Thursday night after the old superintendent left nearly two months ago.

Former Orangemen Tucker Timmerman picks up win in first appearance with Huskers

Former Orangemen Tucker Timmerman picks up win in first appearance with Huskers

Tucker Timmerman has picked up a win in just one appearance with Husker baseball. 

Nebraska DOT reports fatal accidents in January, higher than same month a year ago

Nebraska DOT reports fatal accidents in January, higher than same month a year ago

Traffic safety officials say using seatbelts is critical in reducing roadway deaths

Beatrice street crews monitoring potholes, as late winter arrives

Beatrice street crews monitoring potholes, as late winter arrives

It’s the time of year where drivers may feel the scary thump of the road swallowing up a front tire.

Appropriations Committee takes testimony on Medicaid support for nursing homes

Appropriations Committee takes testimony on Medicaid support for nursing homes

Adams lawmaker trying to head off potential closure of more nursing homes in Nebraska

Dark fiber bill moves ahead this week, in the Nebraska Legislature

Dark fiber bill moves ahead this week, in the Nebraska Legislature

Use of dark fiber could help achieve high-speed internet service for more areas of the state

JCH&L hosting support groups focused on helping those in need

JCH&L hosting support groups focused on helping those in need

Jefferson Community Health and Life is putting together and hosting a few support groups in Fairbury. 

SCC modernizing campuses....seeing enrollment increase

SCC modernizing campuses....seeing enrollment increase

Modernization of facilities is part of the effort to provide more skilled workers in various areas

PREVIEW: Beatrice wrestling leaning on confidence, experience at state tournament

PREVIEW: Beatrice wrestling leaning on confidence, experience at state tournament

Seven boys and their girls will represent Beatrice when the state tournament kicks off on Thursday.

Gaming machines and money stolen from inside Daykin bar

Gaming machines and money stolen from inside Daykin bar

The Road Runner Bar and Grill in was broken into and gaming machines were stolen, according to Sheriff Nick Georgi. 

Ag weather expert urges producers to stick with the science, for this year's growing season

Ag weather expert urges producers to stick with the science, for this year's growing season

Claims about what the weather will cause can pray on fears of those in agriculture

American Red Cross visits Fairbury in need of blood donors

American Red Cross visits Fairbury in need of blood donors

The American Red Cross came to Fairbury with residents coming out to donate their blood. 

Beatrice Public Schools considering teacher hiring incentives

Beatrice Public Schools considering teacher hiring incentives

Schools considering options to attract teachers to areas where there are shortages

Nebraska Pick 5 winning ticket sold in Saline County

Nebraska Pick 5 winning ticket sold in Saline County

Ticket sold is for winner of $70,000

BPS and Masonic Lodge planning for cornerstone ceremony at new school

BPS and Masonic Lodge planning for cornerstone ceremony at new school

Ceremony would come about a month before the new building opens

Tecumseh State Prison inmate sentenced in assault case

Tecumseh State Prison inmate sentenced in assault case

District Judge orders new sentence consecutive to other sentences

Kansas man arrested after pursuit, crash near Manhattan

Kansas man arrested after pursuit, crash near Manhattan

Eastbound chase happened on Kansas Highway 18

NSP arrests Beatrice man after crash near Cortland

NSP arrests Beatrice man after crash near Cortland

Officer gets report of speeding vehicle, arrives on scene of crash

Pancake benefit for Beatrice High School Ag Program, FFA

Pancake benefit for Beatrice High School Ag Program, FFA

This year, the local FFA Chapter was re-started at BHS

Over 70 area wrestlers qualify for state tournament

Over 70 area wrestlers qualify for state tournament

With the 2024 NSAA State Wrestling Tournament set for later this week, wrestlers from all across southeast Nebraska will make the trip to Omaha. 

Gage County hoping to tap RAISE grant program, for transportation upgrades

Gage County hoping to tap RAISE grant program, for transportation upgrades

Getting the grant support would allow some high-dollar projects a chance to get off the ground

County officials laud Gage County Townships snow removal efforts

County officials laud Gage County Townships snow removal efforts

Township grader operators worked to clear roads in dangerous conditions

BCC opens for first rounds of the year, taking advantage of warm winter

BCC opens for first rounds of the year, taking advantage of warm winter

While much of Nebraska is dealing with a warm February, many golfers are itching to get the clubs out of the garage

Blood drives earn donation for Fairbury Rural Fire Department

Blood drives earn donation for Fairbury Rural Fire Department

The Fairbury Rural Fire Department was awarded $750 for the community’s participation in this year’s Nebraska Community Blood Bank Hometown Heroes blood drive campaign, according to a press release. 

Small town community comes together to support family in need

Small town community comes together to support family in need

The St. Joseph Catholic Church in Geneva hosted a soup supper to support the Bryce Erb family.

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

The Omaha Supernovas fall to 1-2 on the year after a five set loss to the Vegas Thrill.

Permit approved for new cell tower, near Tri County Public Schools

Permit approved for new cell tower, near Tri County Public Schools

County supervisors act on special use permit....consider fuel and equipment prices

Gage County Board signs off on school resource officer program

Gage County Board signs off on school resource officer program

Sheriff's deputy will split time between Southern Schools, Freeman Public and Diller-Odell Public

Staying safe around four-way intersections with no stop signs

Staying safe around four-way intersections with no stop signs

Multiple four-way intersections in Fairbury have no stop-signs. That could make it dangerous for cars approaching in two different directions.

With deadline approaching, more incumbents making election decisions

With deadline approaching, more incumbents making election decisions

Local and regional filings over the past few days

Beatrice officials considering ordinance on when to call fowl

Beatrice officials considering ordinance on when to call fowl

Council ordinance committee suggests new rule to govern residents keeping fowl on their properties

Indoor Pickleball getting a boost from Beatrice Plus Program

Indoor Pickleball getting a boost from Beatrice Plus Program

Project would resurface gym floor and set court lines

Richard Krause honored as Jefferson County's Veteran of the Month

Richard Krause honored as Jefferson County's Veteran of the Month

Richard Krause was honored as Jefferson County's Veteran of the Month in the commissioners room Tuesday.

Blight study approved for area of three Beatrice elementary school buildings

Blight study approved for area of three Beatrice elementary school buildings

Four buildings constructed nearly 70 years ago, will be replaced by a new single-site prekindergarten to fifth grade school

Six-day fireworks period used as a compromise starter, by Beatrice City Council

Six-day fireworks period used as a compromise starter, by Beatrice City Council

Elected officials have been wrestling with what is an appropriate fireworks period around the Fourth of July holiday

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

The University of Nebraska is making aggressive efforts in keeping the best and brightest of the future generation in the Cornhusker state when they pursue higher education.