Search continues for cop impersonator spotted near Reynolds

REYNOLDS, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is still on the lookout for a person who was reported impersonating law enforcement on Highway 8 near Reynolds over the weekend. The impersonato... Read More

City of Beatrice Approves IBEW Contract

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has reached a contract agreement with the third, and final union that represents city or board of public works employees. The city council Monday night approved a new three-year contract with employees represented... Read More

No Injuries in Beatrice Mobile Home Fire

BEATRICE – Occupants escaped injury when a fire broke out in a mobile home late Monday morning, in north Beatrice. Beatrice Firefighters were sent to 316 Cheyenne Drive at about 11:40 a.m., and encountered dense smoke coming from a north side wi... Read More

Lancaster County Authorities Continue Investigation of Friday Night Fatal Accident

BEATRICE - Lancaster County Sheriff’s officer continue to investigate an accident on U.S. Highway 77 Friday night, that killed a woman while a flat tire was being changed on a vehicle along the west shoulder of the highway. Authorities say a sou... Read More

In his many roles in Wilber area, BJ Fictum, 54, 'always kept other people first'

The life of BJ Fictum could be told in so many ways. The emergency manager who seemingly never slept and threw every ounce of his giant frame into protecting the people of Saline County. The small-town sports reporter and photog... Read More

Main Street Beatrice Picks Holiday Store Front Winners

BEATRICE – Main Street Beatrice has selected the winners in their 8th annual downtown holiday store front display.  Eighteen businesses got in the holiday spirit in this year’s contest and decorated their entrances.  The theme this year was “... Read More

Meridian's First Reindeer Run A Success

_informq.push(); DAYKIN -  You couldn't have asked for better weather for the first annual Meridian Mini Mustangs Student Council Reindeer Run.   87 runners in total participated in the event as a fundraiser for the Mini Mustangs Student Cou... Read More

Exmark Manufacturing Awards Green Space Enhancement Grants

_informq.push(); BEATRICE - Exmark Manufacturing, a division of The TORO Corporation, awarded nearly 70 thousand dollars in Green Space Enhancement Grant funds this week. The funds were made available through the TORO Foundation. The recipien... Read More

1 dead after truck strikes two assisting with flat tire along U.S. Highway 77 Friday evening

One person is dead after a pickup truck struck two assisting with a flat tire along U.S. Highway 77 south of Lincoln early Friday evening. The truck, a 2010 GMC Sierra K1500, driven by a 74-year-old Beatrice man, was traveling south on U... Read More

Exmark Manufacturing Awards Green Space Enhancement Grants

Exmark Manufacturing, a division of The TORO Corporation, awarded nearly 70 thousand dollars in Green Space Enhancement Grant funds this week. The funds were made available through the TORO Foundation. The recipients are The Keep Beatrice Beauti... Read More

North Beatrice Collision Injures Two

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police and Fire and Rescue crews were sent to a two-vehicle collision early Friday afternoon, in north Beatrice. Two sport-utility vehicles collided at the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and Industrial Row, shortly after one... Read More