New Fire Contract Approved in Beatrice

BEATRICE – Beatrice Firefighters and Rescue Department personnel have a new contract with the City of Beatrice. The Beatrice City Council approved the three-year agreement Monday night, with the ... Read More

Lincoln Hit with First Snowfall of Season

LINCOLN - Snow if falling in the capital city, making travel condition on I-80 more difficult. Brandon Aksamit has more in the report above....... Read More

Story Walk Introduced In Fairbury City Park

FAIRBURY -  A new Story Walk in the City Park was introduced to the community of Fairbury on Thursday.  Second graders from Fairbury’s Central School visited that morning to walk through the new StoryWalk and read the story “Fletcher and the Fa... Read More

Elementary Students Attend Safety Day

Beatrice--Over 200 third and fourth graders are participating in an agriculture safety day being held at the Gage County Fairgrounds today. Tri-County F-F-A  Advisor Dave Barnard says the day long event provides safety information to the students on... Read More

Table Top Model Shows Workings of Beatrice Water Distribution System

BEATRICE – Leave it to two veteran Beatrice City employees to come up with a way to explain how your water gets from wellfield, to tap. City Water Superintendent Steve Kelley and Technician Wayne Rickers have come up with a table top contraption... Read More

Kansas sheriff offers horse to lucky winner of drawing... with a hitch

MARYSVILLE, KS -- You could win your own horse thanks to Sheriff's officials in Marysville, Kansas. The Marshall County Sheriff couldn't find the owner of this horse and has scheduled a drawing for Friday. To get your chance, you have to show up in p... Read More

Beatrice Board of Public Works, Sticks By Utility Deposit Policy

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Board of Public Works is sticking by its policy on utility deposits, after a new grocery business coming to Beatrice objected to the $10,000 deposit they must provide. BPW Manager Tobias Tempelmeyer said he offered the bu... Read More

Plea Deal Ends Drug Trial, Before Testimony Begins

BEATRICE – A 38-year-old man entered no-contest pleas to two drug charges, Wednesday, ending a jury trial before testimony began. Gage County District Judge Rick Schreiner dismissed the jury that was selected Wednesday morning for the trial of A... Read More

NSP issues alert for 2 year-old and 1 year-old in Panhandle

LINCOLN  -  The Nebraska State Patrol has issued an Endangered Missing Advisory for two small children in the panhandle. The Sidney Police Department is attempting to locate Franklin Blakely, a white male child, 1-year-old with light brown hair... Read More

Fairbury Walmart Raises Money For  Children's Hospital, Hair Dyeing Ensues

FAIRBURY - For over 25 years Walmarts across the U.S. raise money for the Children's Miracle Network, which in Nebraska goes to the Children's Hospital in Omaha.  Ron Hilligas, Manager of the Fairbury Walmart says with money raised three years ago t... Read More

State Funds Being Pulled For Turkey Creek Measuring Station

BEATRICE – Southeast Nebraska may be losing state funding for one of the automated river level recording stations, located not far from Beatrice. Gage County Emergency Management Coordinator Lisa Wiegand says a notice from state officials indica... Read More