Beatrice Orangemen Place Third At Class-B State Golf Tournament

COLUMBUS - The Beatrice boys golf team placed third, and Orangemen senior Graham Southwick finished in third place at the Class-B State Tournament at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus. The Orangeme... Read More

A former Omaha youth pastor was sentenced Wednesday to 10 to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge of attempted first-degree sexual assault. Because most sentences are cut in half under state law, 35-year-old Klint Bitter wi... Read More

LINCOLN — The Finnish photojournalist who chronicled small-town life during several visits to Table Rock, Nebraska, will be signing his recently published book on Saturday. Markus Jokela will return to Table Rock to sign copies of the... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs woman pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to a charge of neglect after police found that she and others had been living in a home full of feces, urine and trash. According to Council Bluffs police, officers responde... Read More

An 18-year-old Lincoln woman told police that she was recently victimized by a telephone scam that swindled her out of $700. The woman told police that she received a call from a man claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Po... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Scott Kracl to serve as U.S. marshal for the District of Nebraska. President Donald Trump nominated Kracl based on recommendations from Nebraska U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer and Ben Sas... Read More

Authorities say five sex offenders in three eastern Nebraska counties recently were found to be non-compliant with state laws. The U.S. Marshals Service said the Metro Fugitive Task Force led Tuesday's operation in Saunders, Butler and Seward ... Read More

ELWOOD, Neb. — A 73-year-old motorist died Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident 3 miles east of Elwood on Nebraska Highway 23. The crash, which involved a Dodge Ram pickup and an Aurora Cooperative fuel truck, occurred about 9:30 a.m., sa... Read More

HUMPRHEY - A three vehicle accident at the Highway 81/91 Intersection has left two people in critical condition, say authorities. Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says, the accident was called in at approximately 11:10 a.m., on Wednesday, after a ... Read More

BEATRICE – Upgraded emergency communications in southern Gage County is now a reality.  Gage County Emergency Management Coordinator Lisa Wiegand says new equipment on a leased tower near Odell, became operational over the weekend. :20  ... Read More

BEATRICE – A Blue Springs man whose trial on a drug distribution charge was to get underway today, has had the charge against him dismissed. Deputy County Attorney Justin Huber filed a motion to endorse an additional witness, two days prior to t... Read More