No Easy Solution, To Preventing Tragic School Shootings

BEATRICE – A police chief who conducts safety audits for schools, says there is no single, easy answer to preventing tragic school shootings like the one in Parkland, Florida that took 17 lives. ... Read More

Beatrice Man Sentenced to Prison, on Drug Convictions

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man has been ordered to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of charges in two cases against him.  42-year-old Lynn Replogle was sentenced to concurrent three-to-five-year prison terms for two counts of attempted dis... Read More

Student Arrested After School Lockdown in Marshall County

AXTELL, Kan. - Axtell, Kansas, Public School was placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a threatening note was found in the school. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office said the school contacted law enforcement around 12:50 p.m. and the scho... Read More

Nebraska Lawmakers Debate Jail Phone Bills, Confidentiality

BEATRICE – A Nebraska lawmaker wants to crack down on high costs for city and county jail inmates to make phone calls, and situations where calls between the accused and their lawyers, are recorded. LB 776, offered by Senator John McCollister, w... Read More

SCC Program to Train Surgical Technicians, a Pioneer

BEATRICE – Back in 1972, Southeast Community College began a surgical technician program that was the first one in Nebraska.  The school was the first in the nation to offer the program online, and now has done so for twenty years. Leaders in t... Read More

Driver Arrested, After Store Refuses Alcohol Sale

BEATRICE – Bond is set at $10,000 for a 56-year-old man, arrested for third-offense driving under the influence of alcohol. Robert Stefonovich was arrested Saturday night, after Gage County law officers received a report from a convenience store... Read More

Neapco Employees Donate to Salvation Army

BEATRICE – Employees of Neapco Manufacturing in Beatrice presented a $2,000 check to the Beatrice Salvation Army, yesterday.   The donation originates from the Gage County Industrial park company’s continuous improvement program. Employees a... Read More

Southeast Community College Board Addresses Financing of Projects

BEATRICE – The Southeast Community College Board has put in place the financing methods for an ambitious first phase of facility improvements at the college’s campuses. The board, meeting in Lincoln Tuesday, approved issuing up to $19.5 millio... Read More

Mother Nature Decides More Ice Would Be Good

VALLEY - If you haven't yet gotten your fill of scraping ice off your vehicle, then you're in luck. The National Weather Service office in Valley says another batch of freezing rain is likely to move through eastern Nebraska Wednesday evening. ... Read More

Young Professionals Hope to Gain Marrow Donors, With Beatrice Social Event

BEATRICE – The Gage County Young Professionals Organization in Beatrice is inviting the public to a social event aimed at helping save lives, this Saturday.    It’s a bone marrow drive and a social at Tall Tree Tastings, located at 122 North 5... Read More

Nebraska Woman Says Husband Was Trying to Kill Her

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Authorities in Jefferson County arrested a man on a number of charges last week, including kidnapping, strangulation, and false imprisonment. Just before 7 p.m. on Feb 16, authorities received a call from a female advising her... Read More