Propane Truck Rolls, Catches Fire Near Odell

BEATRICE -  The driver of a propane truck that overturned and caught fire escaped serious injury, yesterday afternoon near Odell. Gage County Sheriff’s officer say a Farmer’s Co-Op propane tru... Read More

Beatrice-Gage County Could See Tourism Boost, in 2017

BEATRICE – Beatrice and Gage County Tourism Director Lisa Wiegand says several events this year could help the county draw a record number of tourist visits. This year marks the 150th birthday of Nebraska.  Wiegand says six local events in the ... Read More

Beatrice Public Schools Superintendent Addresses Facilities, School Choice

BEATRICE – Board members for Beatrice Public Schools are continuing to look at elementary school facility options, following back-to-back bond issue defeats for a new pre-kindergarten through 5th grade building. Beatrice has used a system of fou... Read More

BEATRICE ORANGEMEN WIN THIRD STRAIGHT RCC CHAMPIONSHIP OVER OMAHA SKUTT

BEATRICE -  For the third consecutive season, the Beatrice Orangemen have claimed the River Cities Conference Tournament Championship over Omaha Skutt.  On Saturday, the Orangemen defeated the Skyhawks, 64-56, in front of their home crowd at the O-... Read More

Duo for Hanover Boys, Glatczak for Centralia Girls Big Nights Lead to TVL Titles

WASHINGTON, KS - Katie Glatczak scored 27 points, including five three pointers, to lead #1 Centralia to another Twin Valley League Championship on the girls side. It is their 12th in 21 years. They were able to defeat #3 Washington County, 61-50... Read More

Reading Prepares Children For College, Fairbury Public Library Hosts

FAIRBURY - Preparing a child for college might be a little easier than you think. How you ask? Having them read for just ten minutes a day. On Saturday the Fairbury Public Library hosted “Story Time”, where kids are read to for 45 minutes and the... Read More

Derek Garfield Turning Winning Attitude into Winning Tradition at Fairbury

FAIRBURY - Intense, loud, kind, tough, energetic. You could say that each one of these adjectives describes Fairbury Wrestling Coach, Derek Garfield. One adjective that sticks out above all the others, though, is winner. "We kind of drew a line i... Read More

Women in Agriculture Instructors Join News Channel Nebraska

FAIRBURY - A Farm Management Education Series is coming to Washington, Kansas. "Women in Agriculture" is a six session course that is limited to 25 people that want to advance their business and management skills to become more involved with farming ... Read More

Beatrice Board of Education Examines State of District

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Board of Education spent time this week assessing the state of School District 15, in terms of student numbers, staffing issues, facilities and finances. Superintendent Pat Nauroth says there is concern over a trend towar... Read More

Gage County Navy Veteran Still Serving His Country

BEATRICE – A Gage County Navy Veteran who has spent much of his life helping other veterans was honored this week, for dedication to his country. Melvin Winkle served in the Navy during the Korean War, joining the Navy in August of 1950, and ser... Read More

Sutton Gets Key Sweep on Road in Southern Nebraska Conference Battle With Fairbury

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury Jeffs managed to make big comebacks in both the girls and boys contests, but eventually Sutton was able to hold them off and get two conference road victories. In the boys matchup, the Mustangs were able to win 50-40, despi... Read More