Democrat Krist’s Gov’s Race in Hands of GOP Appointed High Court

Omaha, NE.--- The Nebraska Governor’s race and the Nebraska Supreme Court are heading for a potentially politically charged showdown. Why? Because the Democratic Party’s arguably best chance of... Read More

Annual Weather Spotter Session Held at Homestead National Monument of America

BEATRICE - Approximately 80-people attended the annual Tri-County Storm Spotter Training session Monday night at the Homestead National Monument Education Center. Becky Kern, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Valley, gave... Read More

Stop of Vehicle Yields Drug Arrest by Beatrice Police

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man has been arrested by local police for alleged drug and child abuse charges, following a traffic stop, Monday night. 42-year-old Phillip Olin is suspected of possession, with intent to deliver methamphetamine, child abus... Read More

Krist Fights to Keep Name in Governor's Race

Omaha, NE.—Bob Krist has made his fight official, formally asking the Nebraska Supreme Court to keep his name on the May Democratic Primary ballot for governor. Just a few days ago Tyler Davis, another Democrat running for governor, told the hi... Read More

Beatrice Public Schools Completing Parent, Staff Meetings on Elementary Restructuring

BEATRICE – Beatrice Public School officials are finishing a series of meetings with staff and parents regarding elementary school restructuring, including the possibility of transitioning to grade-level buildings. This past year, Cedar Elementar... Read More

Beatrice School Board Approves Budget Cuts

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Public Schools’ Compass Program, an alternative learning center for high school students, will stay in its’ current building for now, north of BHS. The Beatrice School Board approved a list of superintendent budget cu... Read More

New Housing Work Getting Underway, Near Former Beatrice Hospital

BEATRICE – Work has begun on two new housing projects near the former Beatrice Community Hospital. A groundbreaking will be held March 19th, at 2 p.m., for the projects of Excel Development Group of Lincoln, which are part of a public-private fu... Read More

Gage County Law Officers Release More Information, on Sunday Shooting Incident

BEATRICE – Gage County law officers have released the name of a man injured when he was shot in the back of the neck, early Sunday. 23-year-old Boston Bieler, of Beatrice was found lying on the front porch of a South Sumner Street home, early Su... Read More

Authorities Investigate Gunshot Incident Early Sunday, Near Beatrice

BEATRICE – A man said to be in his mid-20s to low-30s has been taken to a Lincoln hospital from a rural Beatrice location, with a gunshot wound. Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies, Beatrice Police and Beatrice Fire and Rescue were summoned to a ho... Read More

Hanover Girls Repeat As State Champs, Boys Finish Runner Up

HAYS, Kan. - The Hanover girls basketball team used a dominant second half to defend their Class 1A Division I state championship Saturday, beating St. Paul 48-28. Both teams struggled offensively in the first half with St. Paul leading 17-15 at h... Read More

Next Generation 911 Bill Advances in Nebraska Legislature

BEATRICE – Nebraska lawmakers continued debate today on a bill designed to put in place next-generation 911 service that can handle wireless calls.  But, legislators were hung up on liability issues for operating such a system, referred to as, E-9... Read More