Jury Award Against Gage County, on Hold

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted efforts by six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 Beatrice murder to collect the millions they won in a lawsuit against Gage County. On... Read More

Deshler's Stinky Cheese Man Performance Sends Dragons to State

DAYKIN - The Deshler Dragon play production team was two points better than Falls City Sacred Heart on Saturday, which was enough for a first place finish in the D1-1 District. Their performance of "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Stupid Fairy Tal... Read More

Gage County Foundation, Has Membership Drive Underway

BEATRICE -  The Gage County Foundation has its’ annual membership drive underway.   The organization uses the interest from tax deductible donations to provide funding support for several organizations or programs within Gage County. Foundati... Read More

Gage County Law Officers Investigate Weather-Related Mishap

BEATRICE – A Firth, Nebraska woman was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital from a Saturday accident in slick road conditions, north of Beatrice. Gage County law officers say the accident happened at about 2:50 p.m., just south of Pickrell Road ... Read More

Driver Arrested Following Rollover, Northwest of Beatrice

BEATRICE – The driver of a vehicle that rolled over northwest of Beatrice, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Gage County Sheriff’s Officers say a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox driven by 23-year-old Drew Billings of ... Read More

Fatal Accident Investigated, Northwest of Beatrice

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Investigators say a 36-year-old man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Beatrice. Kevin Patterson died shortly after his 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into a tall embankment at a high rate of speed. Gage County Sheriff'... Read More

First Snow of Season to Be Followed By Cold Snap

BEATRICE – It wasn’t in the forecast, but some Saline County communities got more snow than expected over the weekend.  B. J. Fictum of Saline Weather Services says several communities reported four inches of snow, or more. The highest amounts r... Read More

Hundreds Turn Out, For Downtown Beatrice Holiday Lighted Parade

BEATRICE – The weather provided a little ambience Saturday night, in downtown Beatrice.  The first snow of the season greeted hundreds of spectators as the annual Holiday Lighted Parade was held, capping off a day of holiday activities in Beatrice... Read More

Nebraska's Pearl Harbor survivors recount their memories of Dec. 7, 1941

Ed Guthrie, 98, Omaha In the war: Was a 23-year-old Navy electrician’s mate 2nd class on the USS Whitney, a destroyer tender. He enlisted in 1940 and had been in Hawaii about a year. After Pearl Harbor he was assigned to the USS Banner, an... Read More

After a year of plunging prices and profits, Nebraska farmers face 'tough choices' in 2017

The 2016 harvest is in the bins, and Nebraska farmers now turn their attention to rows of figures. With economic clouds on the horizon, they’ll spend the winter crunching numbers and making decisions about how to finance their businesses and hou... Read More

St. Michael’s Catholic School Holds Fundraiser Through Annual Christmas Bazaar

FAIRBURY - It started to look like a winter wonderland in parts of southeast Nebraska on Saturday, which was a perfect mood-setter for the annual St. Michael’s Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair in Fairbury. The event featured many different local sma... Read More