Guns Recovered at Gage County Residence, in Two-County Investigation

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s Officers have recovered weapons from a residence believed related to the arrest by Lancaster County authorities of a man wanted on a federal warrant. 29-year-ol... Read More

Kansas Man, Nebraska Woman Killed in NE Kansas Collision

BEATRICE – A Horton, Kansas man and an Upland, Nebraska woman were killed in a two-vehicle accident yesterday, south of Hiawatha, Kansas…in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified one victim as 52-year-old Michael Patrick James.  ... Read More

Amber Alert Canceled, Boy Found Safe, Suspect Apprehended

FREMONT - An Amber alert has been canceled after the boy was found safe in Fremont Wednesday evening. The Nebraska State Patrol says 33-year old Michael Westerholm was apprehended in Fremont after an Amber Alert that lasted over an hour. The Patro... Read More

Amber Alert Issued for Omaha Boy

UPDATE: Police report that the boy has been found unharmed. The Amber Alert is cancelled.   OMAHA - An AMBER Alert has been activated for a missing eight-year old in the Omaha area. The Nebraska State Patrol says a child has been abduct... Read More

Local Man's Eye Burned From 1963 Solar Eclipse

NORFOLK, NE — A total solar eclipse occurs every 18 months in different parts of the world. No big deal right? Well, that's not the case this year. What makes this solar eclipse different here in the United States is that it’s the first time s... Read More

Judge Grants Rescheduled Sentencing, in Beatrice Drug Case

BEATRICE – A Beatrice woman has been granted a delay in her sentencing hearing, on drug and child abuse convictions.  Whitney Cooper pleaded no contest on May 30th to attempted possession of methamphetamine and negligent child abuse, both misdemea... Read More

Beatrice Hospital Authority Receives OK From Gage County, For BCH Bond Refinancing

BEATRICE -  The Beatrice Hospital Authority received Gage County Board approval today, to refinance a more than $31 million, 2010 bond issue for the non-profit Beatrice Community Hospital. State law requires county approval of the refinancing, ev... Read More

Growing Business in Plymouth, With a New Plaza

PLYMOUTH – Some business owners are stepping up their game to bring a business plaza to a Jefferson County community of nearly 400 residents. Dustin and Elise Gronemeyer, and Anthony and Robin Drewes are the owners of Plymouth Plaza, which curre... Read More

Fairbury Moves Forward On Street Improvements, Pool Project

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury City Council moved closer to two large construction projects Tuesday night by a approving agreements for work on the H Street corridor as well as the new swimming pool. The council adopted a study done on H Street by Olsson... Read More

Blue Springs Suspect Arrested, for Ramming Car, Threatening Woman

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s Officers say the 28-year-old brother of a woman, who allegedly threatened to kill her, has been arrested. On July 3rd, deputies were sent to a reported assault in Blue Springs, at about 3:30 p.m.   A 34-year-... Read More

City of Beatrice Approves Power Agreement With Future Wind Farm

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice and Board of Public Works will purchase part of its electric supply from a wind farm planned in Webster County.  The Beatrice City Council approved a purchase agreement to buy 16.1 megawatts of energy annually from ... Read More