No Electric Rate Hike in Beatrice, For 2017

BEATRICE – Retail electric customers in Beatrice won’t see an increase in their rates for 2017.   The Beatrice City Council, Monday night, voted to have the city absorb a six-tenths of a percent... Read More

Fatal Accident Investigated, Northwest of Beatrice

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Investigators say a 36-year-old man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Beatrice. Kevin Patterson died shortly after his 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into a tall embankment at a high rate of speed. Gage County Sheriff'... Read More

Hundreds Turn Out, For Downtown Beatrice Holiday Lighted Parade

BEATRICE – The weather provided a little ambience Saturday night, in downtown Beatrice.  The first snow of the season greeted hundreds of spectators as the annual Holiday Lighted Parade was held, capping off a day of holiday activities in Beatrice... Read More

After a year of plunging prices and profits, Nebraska farmers face 'tough choices' in 2017

The 2016 harvest is in the bins, and Nebraska farmers now turn their attention to rows of figures. With economic clouds on the horizon, they’ll spend the winter crunching numbers and making decisions about how to finance their businesses and hou... Read More

Fillmore Central Lets It Rain in Two Wins Over Fairbury

GENEVA - Between the boys and girls games, Fillmore Central knocked down 17 threes. That led to two big victories over top of conference opponent, Fairbury. Adam Hoarty had the performance of the night in the boys matchup. He finished with 28 poin... Read More

St. Michael’s Catholic School Holds Fundraiser Through Annual Christmas Bazaar

FAIRBURY - It started to look like a winter wonderland in parts of southeast Nebraska on Saturday, which was a perfect mood-setter for the annual St. Michael’s Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair in Fairbury. The event featured many different local sma... Read More

Furious Rallies Fall Short as Beatrice Splits Games in Columbus

COLUMBUS - Columbus started the second half on a 7-0 run, building their lead to 13-points, before holding off a furious Beatrice rally in the final two minutes to beat the Orangemen, 53-48, Friday night in Columbus. Beatrice held a one-point lead... Read More

Irish Boys, Girls Both Look Sharp in Wins Over Sterling

STERLING - Despite just winning the state championship in football 11 days ago, the Sacred Heart Irish looked solid on the basketball court. Both their boys and girls teams beat Sterling on Thursday night. In the boy's matchup, Noah Keller led the... Read More

People First Beatrice Holds Award Ceremony of Their Own, After Winning Outstanding Chapter Award.

BEATRICE - They say that hard work will always pay off in the end. For People First of Beatrice, their members shared smiles and laughter as they were rewarded for all of their hard work and dedication this year. People First of Beatrice is a disabil... Read More

Falls City Sacred Heart Heads to Sterling Live on NCN 21

STERLING - The Falls City Sacred Heart Lady Irish were two wins away from their second straight state title last season, and are looking to get back on top this year. The Lady Irish were defeated by Wynot in the Class D2 State Semifinals, but did ... Read More

Historic Downtown Beatrice Building Getting a New Lid

BEATRICE -  Motorists traveling east or west through downtown Beatrice are having to accommodate a short detour this week, as the Kensington Senior Living Center replaces the roof on their multi-story building, the historic former Paddock Hotel. ... Read More