Car Show Tops 100 Entries, on Final Day of Homestead Days

BEATRICE – It was a record turnout for entries in a Homestead Days Car Show held Sunday along North 5th Street.   Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce President Lora Young says around 110 entries wer... Read More

Homestead Ready For Celebration....But Repairs Remain From Storm

BEATRICE -  The Homestead National Monument of America is ready for a boost in visitor numbers during Homestead Days, although the cleanup and repair from a powerful wind storm a week earlier, rolls on. Park Ranger Susan Cook says a foot bridge n... Read More

Worldlawn Power Equipment Expansion Ribbon Cutting

BEATRICE – A China-based company that took over a turf manufacturing business six years ago in Beatrice, today cut the ribbon on its’ newly acquired giant manufacturing facility, once occupied by Husqvarna. :07      (RibCutSFX)….. ... Read More

Fairbury Wins 7-on-7 Football Championship

OMAHA - The Fairbury Jeffs put together a strong afternoon of football Thursday, winning the Class C-D title in the third annual Nebraska 7-on-7 Championships. Quarterback Adam Wasserman threw three second half touchdowns to lead the Jeffs to a 32... Read More

Driver Crashes Into Fairbury Power Pole

FAIRBURY - A section of C Street in Fairbury was blocked off Friday morning after a car crashed into a power pole. Fairbury Police Chief Chad Sprunk said a call came in at 9:38 a.m. of a vehicle hitting a pole on C Street between 7th and 8th. ... Read More

Beatrice Bullets Fall One Run Short of Upsetting Nationally Ranked Omaha Pacers

BEATRICE - They took the lead into the final inning, but the 12U Beatrice Bullets were unable to get the victory over the Omaha Pacers. The Pacers, ranked #1 in the state, and #25 in the country, were fueled by a grand slam in the final inning to ... Read More

Amateur Nebraska Golf Association Event Coming to Beatrice Country Club in July

BEATRICE - Some exciting news for golf fans was announced at the Beatrice Rotary meeting on Thursday. During the meeting at Valentino's, Executive Director of the Nebraska Golf Association, Craig Ames, addressed the members about the upcoming Neb... Read More

Just Over a Week After His Injury Scare, Derrick Roever is Back on the Baseball Diamond

MARYSVILLE, KS - "Yeah, just one of those weird pains that you never know, like I didn't think anything of it. It was just routine. Then, I called time, and reached down to pick up the ball. I started walking back and found out it was a little hard t... Read More

BEATRICE - It's a story of survival. A kitten was saved during last Friday night's severe storms and now stays comforted in the hands of the Beatrice Humane Society staff. Beatrice Humane Society Director Bryce Caulk says, "We had a gentlemen com... Read More

Connecting With Recruiters For Large Companies

BEATRICE – A trade trip to Detroit, Michigan this week allowed the head of Gage Area Growth Enterprise to connect with people in the industry known as site selectors. NGage Executive Director Walker Zulkoski says the Site Link forum, put on by W... Read More

Beatrice, Gage County Declare Storm Disaster

BEATRICE -  Both the City of Beatrice and Gage County have made disaster declarations, in hopes of getting reimbursement for some of the storm damage that happened last Friday night. Beatrice Mayor Stan Wirth says there was significant utility an... Read More