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Orangemen advance to conference semifinal with 71-63 win over Ralston

Orangemen advance to conference semifinal with 71-63 win over Ralston

A high scoring affair went the way of the Orangemen on Tuesday night as Beatrice avenged Friday nights loss to Ralston with a 71-63 win in the Trailblazer Conference Tournament quarterfinal. 

Hospital talks with Richardson County about services for jail inmates

Hospital talks with Richardson County about services for jail inmates

Hospital shifting resources to meet demand for behavioral health

Multiple Kansas sheriff's deputies shot in officer-involved shooting

Multiple Kansas sheriff's deputies shot in officer-involved shooting

FORD COUNTY, KS — An investigation is underway after three sheriff's deputies from two southwest Kansas counties were shot while responding to an incident on Monday.

Lady O dominate Pioneers, advance in Trailblazer Conference Tournament

Lady O dominate Pioneers, advance in Trailblazer Conference Tournament

The Lady Orange are a step closer to defending their Trailblazer Conference tournament title. 

Kansas man arrested after house fire killed woman, 2 girls

Kansas man arrested after house fire killed woman, 2 girls

The only survivor of a Kansas house fire that killed a woman and two young girls has been arrested on suspicion of setting the blaze.

Lady Orange pick up 11th win at Ralston, Orangemen drop second straight

Lady Orange pick up 11th win at Ralston, Orangemen drop second straight

Beatrice basketball split the Friday night trip to Ralston as the Lady Orange picked up 58-18 victory, while the Orangemen fell 68-60. 

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

Human Trafficking is defined as "the unlawful act of transporting or coercing people in order to benefit from their work or service."

Cold shooting night dooms Beatrice against Elkhorn, Orangemen fall to 7-4

Cold shooting night dooms Beatrice against Elkhorn, Orangemen fall to 7-4

Beatrice took on the Elkhorn antlers at the O-Zone on Thursday night, a rematch of the 2021 state tile game, but this time, it was the Antlers on top, 59-46 over the Orangemen. 

Hotels near I-80 see boom in business as a result of winter storm

Hotels near I-80 see boom in business as a result of winter storm

A winter storm can mean an influx in business for lodging near major highways.

Wintry mix, lessened visibility come into play near York

Wintry mix, lessened visibility come into play near York

A band of heavy sleet and wintry mix is making its way through the western edge of southeast Nebraska early afternoon Wednesday. 

York County Sheriff's office focused on I-80 as storm rolls through

York County Sheriff's office focused on I-80 as storm rolls through

York County Sheriff Vrbka says I-80 will remain a focus point for the department throughout the day.

Report from York as winter storm approaches metro, southeast Nebraska

Report from York as winter storm approaches metro, southeast Nebraska

Hear from NCN'S Jake Bartecki on the latest weather conditions in York.

Solar plant proposed for Plattsmouth river bottom

Solar plant proposed for Plattsmouth river bottom

NPPD would help establish 999 kw solar array for retail customers at Plattsmouth

Beatrice Salvation Army reminds public of do’s, do not’s when donating

Beatrice Salvation Army reminds public of do’s, do not’s when donating

Hope Burris and her staff at the Beatrice Salvation Army have recently received items they can’t accept.

Judge: malice not proven in defamation suit against Nebraska Republican Party

Judge: malice not proven in defamation suit against Nebraska Republican Party

Former state Legislature candidate files notice of appeal

INTERVIEW: Jeremy Siems talks MUDECAS title

INTERVIEW: Jeremy Siems talks MUDECAS title

SOUTHEAST, NEBRASKA, BEATRUCE, MUDECAS

INTERVIEW: Siems leads Tri County to MUDECAS title

INTERVIEW: Siems leads Tri County to MUDECAS title

Carter Siems scored a game high 18 points to lead Tri County past Parkview Christian.

TOP PLAYS: Tri County knocks off Parkview Christian for MUDECAS title

TOP PLAYS: Tri County knocks off Parkview Christian for MUDECAS title

Tri County has won their first MUDECAS A-Division title since 1983. 

INTERVIEW: Jett Farwell leads all scorers with 19 points in MUDECAS championship

INTERVIEW: Jett Farwell leads all scorers with 19 points in MUDECAS championship

Hear from Jett Farwell after his 19 point performance on Saturday night. 

MUDECAS: Pawnee City wins boys B-Division title

MUDECAS: Pawnee City wins boys B-Division title

The Pawnee City Indians are 2023 MUDECAS Champions. 

Kearney native and Valparaiso man killed in plane crash near Auburn

Kearney native and Valparaiso man killed in plane crash near Auburn

Airplane was scheduled to fly from Lincoln to Auburn

Bunco love benefits Otoe's Christmas lights

Bunco love benefits Otoe's Christmas lights

Sherry Ross is Otoe's first Bunco champion

Water rights advocates oppose Auburn's latest move to protect Little Nemaha River

Water rights advocates oppose Auburn's latest move to protect Little Nemaha River

Board of Public Works seeks authority to block new surface water permits

Kansas Catholic priest sex abuse report leads to no charges

Kansas Catholic priest sex abuse report leads to no charges

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Friday that it has distributed 30 charging affidavits to prosecutors as part of its investigation into sexual abuse by Catholic priests but, so far, no charges have been filed.

State investigators probe homicide at Kansas prison

State investigators probe homicide at Kansas prison

State investigators are probing what they’re calling a homicide at the Lansing Correctional Facility in Kansas.

Clash over tax cuts coming in Kansas; abortion foes unsure

Clash over tax cuts coming in Kansas; abortion foes unsure

Gov. Laura Kelly is scheduled to take the oath of office for her second four-year term in a ceremony at noon Monday. The Republican-controlled Legislature is set to convene in the afternoon for an annual session that’s expected to last into early May.

Three generations born on Christmas Day

Three generations born on Christmas Day

NEBRASKA CITY – When Klarissa and Braden Feickert learned the due date for their first baby was the day after Christmas, Klarissa knew better. Her dad, Douglas Howard Wampler (1965) and her grandpa Donald Lee Wampler (1941) were both born on Christm

'A huge tradition': MUDECAS tournament set for next week in Beatrice

'A huge tradition': MUDECAS tournament set for next week in Beatrice

A southeast Nebraska basketball tournament, over 90 years in the making, is set to write another chapter next week.

Beatrice sweeps Seward, girls dominate, boys win in OT

Beatrice sweeps Seward, girls dominate, boys win in OT

Beatrice swept their opponent for the second game in a row, knocking off Seward on Thursday night. 

NC woman accused of providing handgun to juvenile

NC woman accused of providing handgun to juvenile

Nebraska City woman says she did not give or loan the handgun

Beatrice Mayor Encourages Public Input On Street Changes

Beatrice Mayor Encourages Public Input On Street Changes

The Mayor of Beatrice is urging residents to voice their opinions on changing a couple of streets from one-way to two-way streets.

UPS driver cited for open container, careless driving after crash

UPS driver cited for open container, careless driving after crash

A UPS driver was involved in a Lancaster County crash on Wednesday afternoon.

Mayor Lambert stays positive as Plattsmouth endures its fourth winter of flood recovery

Mayor Lambert stays positive as Plattsmouth endures its fourth winter of flood recovery

Plattsmouth seeks engineering for construction phase of new wastewater plant

Homestead NHP's Winter Weekend Film Festival begins this weekend

Homestead NHP's Winter Weekend Film Festival begins this weekend

Homestead National Historical Park begins their Winter Weekend Film Festival this weekend. 

Beatrice dominates, sweeps past Fairbury

Beatrice dominates, sweeps past Fairbury

Beatrice boys and girls basketball each added one more tick in the win column on Tuesday night. 

Prison ordered after meth found in search for Linda Dillard

Prison ordered after meth found in search for Linda Dillard

Table Rock man told investigators he saw Dillard walk away from his residence near the Table Rock Wildlife Management Area

Ex-boyfriend charged in death of Nebraska woman

Ex-boyfriend charged in death of Nebraska woman

A man has been charged with murder in the death of a Nebraska woman whose body was found last month in Kansas.

Future Fund features Nemaha County photographs

Future Fund features Nemaha County photographs

A community support organization in Auburn is set for the new year with a calendar that marks local events and highlights local photographs

Beatrice Police readying for New Year’s holiday, encourages planning if going out

Beatrice Police readying for New Year’s holiday, encourages planning if going out

The New Year’s holiday falls on a weekend this year and the Beatrice Police Department is making preparations to keep the southeast Nebraska town safe.

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska was swept by Iowa last year, but that won't be the case this season. 

Hatcliff hits 1,000 points in sophomore season

Hatcliff hits 1,000 points in sophomore season

Mak Hatcliff made history on Thursday night. 

Denton excited for new race track role, emphasizes schedule additions

Denton excited for new race track role, emphasizes schedule additions

Beatrice Speedway is under new leadership. Tommy Denton, a Beatrice native who came to Nebraska from Denver in the 1980’s, is now taking over at the track he’s known for so many years as Director of Competition and Promoter.

State releases school snapshots

State releases school snapshots

It's not just student that get graded. Check out how your school stacks up.

Nebraska City embarking on housing strategy

Nebraska City embarking on housing strategy

Workforce housing development support by ARPA funds

LPD arrests 23-year-old man in connection to homicide

LPD arrests 23-year-old man in connection to homicide

Authorities have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to a Lincoln homicide.

Firefighters bracing for possible need to fight fires in extreme cold

Firefighters bracing for possible need to fight fires in extreme cold

Firefighters face risks of trip/slip/fall accidents, equipment failure, hypothermia and frostbite when battling blazes in extreme cold.

Beatrice Speedway announces new Director of Competition and Promoter

Beatrice Speedway announces new Director of Competition and Promoter

The Gage County Ag society has named a new eye in the sky at the Beatrice Speedway. 

Falls City initiating home improvements

Falls City initiating home improvements

The Falls City City Council agreed Monday to allocate American Rescue Plan Act funds

Long time Beatrice Community Food Pantry coordinator to retire at end of the month

Long time Beatrice Community Food Pantry coordinator to retire at end of the month

After 11 years as coordinator of the Community Food Pantry, Karen Mains plans to retire at the end of the month.

Beatrice beginning preparations for winter storm

Beatrice beginning preparations for winter storm

A winter storm featuring bitterly cold temperatures and potential blizzard conditions is shaping up to hit southeast Nebraska later this week.

Teacher Nick joins Winterpalooza

Teacher Nick joins Winterpalooza

Library event draws record crowd for Santa, cocoa, crafts and gifts

Beatrice, Malcolm split Friday games

Beatrice, Malcolm split Friday games

For the second game in a row, Beatrice basketball settles for split. 

One killed, one injured in crash near Waverly

One killed, one injured in crash near Waverly

An 18-year-old is dead after a collision between a car and a semi Friday morning.

County planners receive public praise for barriers to wind farms

County planners receive public praise for barriers to wind farms

Otoe County Planning Commission reviews regulations that would ban wind turbines from within a mile of a property line

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Ernest Hausmann has announced his future plans. 

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

As the deer season nears its end, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is taking a closer look at deer harvest data.

Officials celebrate opening of beltway, hope it leads to less congested roads in Lincoln

Officials celebrate opening of beltway, hope it leads to less congested roads in Lincoln

A project backed by decades of planning, and two years of construction, Lincoln’s South Beltway near Saltillo Road and Highway 77 is complete.

Lady O remain undefeated after 3OT thriller, Orangemen close battle falls short

Lady O remain undefeated after 3OT thriller, Orangemen close battle falls short

Beatrice basketball settled for another split on Tuesday night in Platteview.

Frustration over bullying voiced at board meeting

Frustration over bullying voiced at board meeting

Parents crowed into school board meeting in support of finding lasting solutions to school bullying and youth suicide

Thunderstorms, hail hit southeast Nebraska

Thunderstorms, hail hit southeast Nebraska

While the far western part of the state is dealing with snow, the southeastern portion of Nebraska got a different kind of winter storm Monday night.

Symptoms of Art at Peru State campus

Symptoms of Art at Peru State campus

Senior art on exhibit at AV Larson building

Hickman daycare worker arrested for allegedly spraying 3-year-old in face with soap-water solution

Hickman daycare worker arrested for allegedly spraying 3-year-old in face with soap-water solution

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office arrested a daycare worker after she sprayed a child in the face with a soap-water filled solution. 

Several southeast Nebraska counties included in USDA Upland Wildlife Habitat project

Several southeast Nebraska counties included in USDA Upland Wildlife Habitat project

More acreage and better habitat are on the way for several upland wildlife species in southeast Nebraska. 

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

At halftime of the Nebraska men's basketball game on Saturday with fourth-ranked Purdue, as has become tradition, Nebraska introduced new football Head Coach Matt Rhule.