Gary Lytle Named New Beatrice Lady Orange Softball Coach

The Beatrice Lady Orange softball team has a new Head Coach. Beatrice Activities Director, Neal Randel, announced Gary Lytle has been hired as the new Lady Orange softball head coach in a Press Rel... Read More

This Thanksgiving, Having Enough Food is a Struggle, For Some

BEATRICE – During this Thanksgiving season, there are a lot of organizations teaming up to help people less fortunate, to have enough food to eat. John Mabry is Development Director for the Food Bank of Lincoln, which serves 16 counties in south... Read More

New sexual harassment policy is among steps taken by recently hired State Patrol leader to restore faith in agency

LINCOLN — The Nebraska State Patrol will soon implement a new sexual harassment policy in the wake of allegations by a female trooper that her male commanders ignored complaints about a work-related physical exam. And a decision will b... Read More

Community Colleges Could See Another State Aid Reduction

BEATRICE – Southeast Community College officials are expecting another cut in state aid this coming legislative session, maybe in the range of two to four percent. The Executive Director of the Nebraska Community Colleges Association says he’s... Read More

Fairbury Council Approves H Street Improvements

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward with upgrades on the H Street corridor. Engineer Jake Vasha of Olsson Associates told the council the project will cover a stretch of about a mile north of Highway 136.... Read More

Nebraska Corrections Department extends $2,500 hiring bonus at Tecumseh prison

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has extended its $2,500 hiring bonus for new employees at the Tecumseh State Prison or the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. Corrections Director Scott Frakes announced T... Read More

Beatrice City Council Okays Hannibal View Residential Plan

BEATRICE -  The Beatrice City Council has approved a housing project that will use tax increment financing.  Approval of the Hannibal View redevelopment plan now goes back to the Community Redevelopment Authority for final approval. Homes will b... Read More

Installing a Street, Brick-By-Brick

BEATRICE – A subcontractor for M.E. Collins Construction has begun laying the new brick surface down, on North 2nd Street next to the Gage County Historical Museum.  The bricks are being laid over the top of a new concrete base installed on the st... Read More

Alternate KXL Pipeline Route OK'd, Future Still in Doubt

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska Public Service Commission's Keystone XL pipeline ruling leaves more questions than answers. The PSC voted 3-2 for the 'alternate mainline route', a route that was not TransCanada's first choice. CEO of TransCanada R... Read More

BEATRICE – An old tractor that sat rusting on the nation’s last homestead in Alaska, is now on display at the national monument near Beatrice that signifies a landmark federal law passed in 1862. Mark Engler, Superintendent of the Homestead N... Read More

Prison Staffers Injured During Two Incidents at Tecumseh

TECUMSEH – State prison officials say an inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution assaulted a staff member, on Sunday.  The staff member was retrieving an item from a port in a cell door, when the inmate used a homemade weapon to cut ... Read More