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Timetable Established for Building New Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Timetable Established for Building New Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Schedule established as City of Beatrice works toward new Beatrice Fire and Rescue headquarters

Beatrice Police Ticketing Motorists, Not Stopping for School Buses

Beatrice Police Ticketing Motorists, Not Stopping for School Buses

Local police ticketing violators of school bus stop law

Wilber-Clatonia heads to Fremont to face another top ten opponent in Archbishop Bergan

Wilber-Clatonia heads to Fremont to face another top ten opponent in Archbishop Bergan

FREMONT - Wilber-Clatonia (1-1) suffered a frustrating 16-0 loss at No. 5 Sutton last Friday, as three turnovers inside the red zone cost them their first loss of the season. The Wolverines have another tall task facing them in week 3, as No. 7 Archbishop

Beatrice gets first win at Ralston Thursday

Beatrice gets first win at Ralston Thursday

In all, four Orangemen running backs finished with at least 50 yards rushing, giving Beatrice an unofficial total of 377 yards. They officially had zero passing yards.

Two suspects in Fairbury homicide plead not guilty to felony charges in district court

Two suspects in Fairbury homicide plead not guilty to felony charges in district court

Two suspects facing felony charges in the death of a Lincoln man in Fairbury plead not guilty in district court this week.

Judge Recesses Steven Caporale Trial, Until Monday

Judge Recesses Steven Caporale Trial, Until Monday

Gage County District Court trial delayed....will resume Monday

The T-Rez Sports Spotlight: Sept. 12, Episode 1

The T-Rez Sports Spotlight: Sept. 12, Episode 1

The T-Rez Sports Spotlight Podcast will be a weekly podcast, highlighting athletes, teams and coaches in the KUTT/KWBE listening area.

Aubrey Trail Asks For New Trial

Aubrey Trail Asks For New Trial

Convicted murderer Aubrey Trail’s attorney filed a request for a new trial Wednesday, saying an outburst that led to Trail slicing his throat tainted the jury.

Aubrey Trail files request for new trial

Aubrey Trail files request for new trial

Convicted murderer Aubrey Trail’s attorney filed a request for a new trial, citing an outburst that led to him slicing his throat tainted the jury.

Trial Underway, For Blue Springs Man Charged with Distributing Methamphetamine

Trial Underway, For Blue Springs Man Charged with Distributing Methamphetamine

Drug trial begins in Gage County District Court, involving Nebraska State Patrol controlled purchase of methamphetamine

Gage County Board Unanimously Enacts Half-Cent Sales Tax, for "Beatrice Six" Judgment

Gage County Board Unanimously Enacts Half-Cent Sales Tax, for "Beatrice Six" Judgment

Gage County puts in place half-cent sales tax, to assist in covering the "Beatrice Six" civil judgment, against the county

Mosquitoes that can carry Zika Identified in Nebraska

Mosquitoes that can carry Zika Identified in Nebraska

A rare type of mosquito that can carry diseases such as Zika and yellow fever has been located in York County.

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

The governors of Nebraska and Iowa have ordered flags lowered to observe the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

One-Day Big Give Gage Drive Generates Over $150,000

One-Day Big Give Gage Drive Generates Over $150,000

First-ever Big Give Gage drive is a hit with donors

Nebraska man survives life-threatening injury, faces life as an amputee with a smile

Nebraska man survives life-threatening injury, faces life as an amputee with a smile

A southeast Nebraska man who suffered a life-threatening injury is thankful for what he's learned from his traumatic event.

Thayer Central, the surprise on the rise in C2, sweeps Fairbury Tuesday

Thayer Central, the surprise on the rise in C2, sweeps Fairbury Tuesday

The Titans, fresh off of their first state tournament appearance since 2012 last season, stayed undefeated, sweeping Fairbury (26-24, 25-13, 25-15) on Tuesday night at Fairbury High School.

GOP Challenger: Sasse a Do-Nothing Senator

GOP Challenger: Sasse a Do-Nothing Senator

Time and time again Republican Ben Sasse refers to himself as one of the most conservative members of the United States Senate and many of Nebraska's top GOP officials agree.

Fairbury school board approves 2019-2020 operating budget

Fairbury school board approves 2019-2020 operating budget

This year’s operating budget is just over $15.9 million. That’s an increase of over $500,000 from last year.

Jefferson County Commissioners hold 2019-20 county budget hearing Tuesday

Jefferson County Commissioners hold 2019-20 county budget hearing Tuesday

The county's operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year is $6 million, up from $5.4 million last year. A big reason for this increase, Mark Schoenrock says, is for the increase in jail and attorney costs, which takes up about $750,000 on its own.

Jefferson County, Fairbury Public Library considering a county library

Jefferson County, Fairbury Public Library considering a county library

Susan Thomas and Deborah Aden from the library, along with city administrator Collin Biesler, gave a brief presentation on the idea of having a county library - a library that would be partially funded by the county.

Trial of Blue Springs Man on Drug Charge, Set for Wednesday

Trial of Blue Springs Man on Drug Charge, Set for Wednesday

Blue Springs man charged with distributing methamphetamine.....trial to begin Wednesday

Jury acquits woman accused of using cigarette on daughter

Jury acquits woman accused of using cigarette on daughter

A jury has acquitted a York County woman accused of using a cigarette to burn her 8-year-old daughter.

Beatrice School Board Finalizes New District 15 Budget

Beatrice School Board Finalizes New District 15 Budget

New budget for Beatrice School District 15

One person killed in SUV, semi crash on U.S. Highway 136 Monday

One person killed in SUV, semi crash on U.S. Highway 136 Monday

The crash happened just after 5:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 136 about a mile west of Jansen, and about two miles east of Fairbury.

ASA Entertainment stops at Beatrice High to share cool stunts, anti-bullying message

ASA Entertainment stops at Beatrice High to share cool stunts, anti-bullying message

Students from Beatrice and Southern Public Schools packed the stands for a performance from ASA Entertainment - a stunt group that travels the nation, sharing various messages with young audiences. The high school tour focuses on anti-bullying.

Thousands of THC Products Seized in I-80 Stop

Thousands of THC Products Seized in I-80 Stop

Thousands of THC products, 20 pounds of pot, and three people were arrested in a traffic stop on I-80.

Joshua Keadle Trial Set for Late January

Joshua Keadle Trial Set for Late January

After conferring with attorneys, Gage County District Judge schedules trial to begin January 27th

Joshua Keadle murder trial continued

Joshua Keadle murder trial continued

A Nebraska judge has continued the murder trial involving Joshua Keadle.

Public Welcomed to 9-11 Flag Display

Public Welcomed to 9-11 Flag Display

Nearly three-thousand American flags, 2-thousand nine hundred and 77 to be exact, are on display in Omaha for the next several days, remembering those who died on 9-11 eighteen years ago.

Collision at Gravel Intersection North of Beatrice, Causes Minor Injury

Collision at Gravel Intersection North of Beatrice, Causes Minor Injury

Car, pickup collide near asphalt road curve, at South 1st and Hickory Road

Saturday Night Storm Line Across Southeast Nebraska

Saturday Night Storm Line Across Southeast Nebraska

Heavy rain, hail reported in east-to-west line of thunderstorms

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

District Judge Vicky Johnson grants change of venue for Bailey Boswell trial

Saline County District Court Judge Vicky Johnson said the 'pervasive publicity' of the case makes it impossible for Boswell to receive a fair trial in Saline County, or even southeast Nebraska.

Plymouth Fire and Rescue, numerous other departments, host 'Bus Safety Day' with real-life crash simulation

Plymouth Fire and Rescue, numerous other departments, host 'Bus Safety Day' with real-life crash simulation

Plymouth Fire and Rescue, along with about eight other area departments, gathered in the parking lot of Tri County High School on Saturday morning for a 'Bus Safety Day.'

Missing girl found in Seward County traffic stop

Missing girl found in Seward County traffic stop

Nebraska authorities have found a missing girl during a routine traffic stop.

Judge Hears Argument in Motion to Continue Joshua Keadle Trial

Judge Hears Argument in Motion to Continue Joshua Keadle Trial

Judge to issue ruling by Monday, on defense motion to continue trial charging murder

Pickup Collides With Farm Tractor Mower, Two Injured

Pickup Collides With Farm Tractor Mower, Two Injured

Minor injuries after pickup hits tractor-mower, from behind

Still Time Left, in Farmers Market Season

Still Time Left, in Farmers Market Season

Variety of goods, vendors this season at Main Street Beatrice Farmers Market

City of Beatrice Seeking Remaining Property For Fire Station, Through Eminent Domain

City of Beatrice Seeking Remaining Property For Fire Station, Through Eminent Domain

City of Beatrice going to court to acquire final parcels of property, for proposed new fire and rescue station

Norris, Crete off to 1-0 starts in 2019 with new head coaches

Norris, Crete off to 1-0 starts in 2019 with new head coaches

CRETE - Crete (1-0) looks to do two things this season they haven’t done for awhile - beat Norris for the first time in 2015, and make the playoffs for the first time since 2014. This could be the team to do it. After going 3-6 in 2018, the Cardinal

Bacon Back From 'Crisis' at the Border, Differs with President

Bacon Back From 'Crisis' at the Border, Differs with President

Fresh off his first trip to the US-Mexico border as a Congressman, Republican Don Bacon finds himself at odds with President Trump on a variety of immigration issues.

Chief Standing Bear Trail Gets Sprucing Up, Thanks to Toro Foundation, Exmark Employees

Chief Standing Bear Trail Gets Sprucing Up, Thanks to Toro Foundation, Exmark Employees

Turning dirt along trail, into green space

Fairbury's Conrad Park, City Park get spruced up before next week's 150th birthday celebration

Fairbury's Conrad Park, City Park get spruced up before next week's 150th birthday celebration

With Fairbury's 150th birthday celebration on the horizon, the Fairbury Civic Foundation Board of Directors voted to disperse $1,000 from the Foundations’ general fund to be used toward beautification of the downtown area. 

What's Blue, 300 Pounds and Is Trolling for Your Attention?

What's Blue, 300 Pounds and Is Trolling for Your Attention?

What's blue, weighs 300 pounds and is trolling for your attention?

Probation Revocation and New Convictions, Prompt 6-to-10 Year Prison Term

Probation Revocation and New Convictions, Prompt 6-to-10 Year Prison Term

Beatrice man sent to prison for gun, drug and assault convictions

Beatrice Man Imprisoned for 30-to-50 Years, for Child Sexual Assault

Beatrice Man Imprisoned for 30-to-50 Years, for Child Sexual Assault

Beatrice man sentenced to long prison stay, for sexual assault of a child

Clinton Quintana honored as Veteran of the Month by Jefferson County Commissioners

Clinton Quintana honored as Veteran of the Month by Jefferson County Commissioners

During 24 years of service, Quintana served in Korea, Vietnam and Germany.

Geneva City Council approves new fire hall construction

Geneva City Council approves new fire hall construction

The Geneva Rural Fire District voted strongly in favor (119-63) of the new fire hall last November.

Two Drivers Cited, in Rear-End Crash at South Edge of Beatrice

Two Drivers Cited, in Rear-End Crash at South Edge of Beatrice

Car smashes into pickup, after semitrailer avoided pickup by passing on the right

Power outage forces campus closure

Power outage forces campus closure

The Southeast Community College campus in Milford is closed on Wednesday.

Big Blue River Access Project Discussed, by Beatrice Officials

Big Blue River Access Project Discussed, by Beatrice Officials

Could better river recreation attract people to Beatrice?

New Biennial Budget Gets Approval of Beatrice City Council

New Biennial Budget Gets Approval of Beatrice City Council

New two-year budget approved by Beatrice elected officials...no tax increase... no utility rate hikes

Sargent Street Project at Halfway Point, in North Beatrice

Sargent Street Project at Halfway Point, in North Beatrice

BEATRICE – A reconstruction of Sargent Street in the north part of the Gage County Industrial park is about halfway complete. R.L. Tiemann Construction is doing the concrete construction between Ashland Avenue and Ridgeview Drive. The west half of t

Defense Files Motion to Continue Trial of Joshua Keadle, Charged With Murder in Tyler Thomas Disappearance

Defense Files Motion to Continue Trial of Joshua Keadle, Charged With Murder in Tyler Thomas Disappearance

Defense seeks more time to analyze possible evidence in Joshua Keadle case

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets for Anti-Trump Tweets

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets for Anti-Trump Tweets

No regrets and several thousand dollars in campaign contributions.

That's just a few of State Senator John McCollister's takeaways from a few anti-President Trump tweets from one month ago.

Iowa Man Injured, When SUV Hits Bike Trailer, East of Filley

Iowa Man Injured, When SUV Hits Bike Trailer, East of Filley

Sport utility vehicle clips bicycle trailer east of Filley, injuring Iowa man

Southern dominates Diller-Odell in home opener Friday

Southern dominates Diller-Odell in home opener Friday

After falling by 26 in Odell last year, the Southern Raiders (1-0) got revenge and then some Friday, dominating Diller-Odell, 54-8, at Arbor State Park on Friday night.

With Polarization in Congress, Two Nebraska State Senators are Thankful For Nebraska's Legislative Model

With Polarization in Congress, Two Nebraska State Senators are Thankful For Nebraska's Legislative Model

Need a break from Washington D.C.? Look at the Nebraska Legislature

Heavy Rain, Flooding and Gusty Winds, With Kansas Storms

Heavy Rain, Flooding and Gusty Winds, With Kansas Storms

Another round of storms for northern Kansas

Omaha Trolling for New Attraction

Omaha Trolling for New Attraction

One of Omaha's favorite tourist attractions is looking to be even more appealing.

Beatrice Man Arrested For Violation of Ordinance Revision

Beatrice Man Arrested For Violation of Ordinance Revision

Alleged violation of disorderly house ordinance, results in arrest

Southern hosting Diller-Odell, hoping to avenge last year's 72-46 loss to Griffins

Southern hosting Diller-Odell, hoping to avenge last year's 72-46 loss to Griffins

The two schools are just 13 miles apart in southern Gage County, but hadn’t played each other for many years. Diller-Odell has been 8-man for awhile, while Southern just made the change last year.

Mumps case confirmed in York Middle School student

Mumps case confirmed in York Middle School student

A confirmed case of mumps has been identified in a child at York Middle School.

Pickup Crashes Near Homestead National Monument of America Education Center

Pickup Crashes Near Homestead National Monument of America Education Center

Minor injuries to student in pickup crash, near Homestead

Two Vehicle Collision with Cattle, Shuts Down Nebraska Highway 8, Near Barneston

Two Vehicle Collision with Cattle, Shuts Down Nebraska Highway 8, Near Barneston

Two SUV's collide with cattle, each other...near Barneston

Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules

Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules

When President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on China that scrambled global grain markets, many U.S. farmers were willing to absorb the financial hit.

Kids Connection in Fairbury holds open house Tuesday evening

Kids Connection in Fairbury holds open house Tuesday evening

FAIRBURY - The Kids Connection Learning Center in Fairbury held an open house on Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. The open house was organized to commemorate four staff members who recently completed training in using the Pyramid Model - a framework of pract