Exeter-Milligan Heading to State After Sacred Heart Victory

EXETER - Sitting at fifth in the Class D2 Wildcard Standings, Exeter-Milligan could only sit and hope they would earn the second wildcard spot. On Saturday, Falls City Sacred Heart and Sandhills/Thedf... Read More

Homestead National Monument of America Taking Winter Deer Count

BEATRICE – The Homestead National Monument of America is conducting its’ annual winter survey for deer, on the monument grounds on Saturday.  Citizens who wish to volunteer for the deer count should come to the Education Center for orientation, ... Read More

More Discussion, No Solution Yet to BPS Elementary, Preschool Needs

BEATRICE – The Beatrice School Board last night discussed, but is yet to reach a recommendation on facility issues for preschool and elementary grades.  District 15 is experiencing kindergarten classes that are smaller in size then those graduatin... Read More

Lady O's Season Comes to an End at the Hands of Defensive Effort from Seward

LINCOLN - Beatrice struggled offensively in the second half, and saw their season come to an end on Thursday night after a loss to Seward, 45-33. Aside from two extremely deep Michaela Jones' three-pointers late in the game, the Lady O only score... Read More

Woman Rear Ends NDOR Vehicle North of Cortland

CORTLAND - Highway 77, just south of the intersection with 55H Spur near Cortland, was cut to only one lane after an accident that featured a car and a Nebraska Department of Roads vehicle. As of 12:40 p.m., the right lane of Highway 77 south bou... Read More

Pleas Entered in Pickup Theft, Attempted Jail Escape

BEATRICE – A Beatrice woman Thursday pleaded no contest to three charges, including an attempted escape from the Gage County Jail. 24-year-old Melissa Klassen will be sentenced April 6th on the three charges contained in two separate criminal ca... Read More

INTERVIEW: Senator Ben Sasse Visits Norfolk, Talks Fischer and DeVos

Story above -- Interview below NORFOLK — While his colleague Deb Fischer endured protests at her stops in Nebraska on Wednesday, US Senator Ben Sasse was away from the political fire in Norfolk. The US Senator and Fremont-native spoke to junio... Read More

BNFF Swim Team Sending 13 to State Championships

BEATRICE - Thursday marks the beginning of the NSAA Swimming and Diving Championships, and the Beatrice-Norris-Fairbury-Freeman Swim Team will be sending 13 athletes to the competition. All the diving competitions take place on Thursday, with girl... Read More

Tri County Public Schools Plans Kick-Off, For Garden Project

BEATRICE – Tri County Public Schools south of DeWitt is planning to build its’ own garden, with the help of a one-thousand-dollar grant through the Nebraska Department of Education. The school that already boasts its’ own greenhouse, is taki... Read More

Southeast Community College Considering New Tuition, Room and Board Rates

BEATRICE – The Southeast Community College Board next month will set new tuition rates for the coming year, having faced a 4% reduction in state aid and uncertainty about the level of aid in the next two-year state budget. The school’s Board o... Read More

Jury Selected for Civil Case Involving Jefferson Community Health Center

FAIRBURY - A jury was selected on Tuesday in the Warnke vs. Jefferson Community Health Center (now called Jefferson Community Health and Life) civil case in Jefferson County District Court. Opening statements began in the afternoon. The civil ... Read More