SE District Probation Reporting Center Undertaking New Rehabilitation Methods

BEATRICE – With a booming prison population, Nebraska’s District Probation Offices and Reporting Centers are undertaking program efforts to turn felony offenders into productive citizens. Chief... Read More

Gage County Officers Sent to Car-Semitrailer Truck Accident

BEATRICE – A collision between a truck and a car, sixteen miles north of Beatrice, injured one of the drivers, Monday. Gage County Sheriff’s deputies went to the scene of the wreck at around 4:50 p.m., Monday.  The accident involved two north... Read More

City of Beatrice Not at Fault, in Lawsuit Over 2013 Accident

BEATRICE – A Gage County District Judge has ruled in favor of the City of Beatrice, in a lawsuit seeking damages for a wintry accident in February of 2013. The suit was filed against the City and Board of Public Works by GNS Corporation.  One o... Read More

Beatrice City Council to Act on Revised Junked Vehicle Ordinance

BEATRICE – Beatrice City Council members will soon consider a revised junked vehicle ordinance, aimed at removing ways to get around the current ordinance. The city council discussed the revisions during a work session Monday night. They’ll be... Read More

Road Rage Suspected in West Beatrice Collision

BEATRICE – Both drivers will be ticketed by Beatrice Police in what was described as a road rage collision, Monday morning. A pickup and a sport utility vehicle were involved in the wreck, next to the parking lot of the Beatrice Medical Center. ... Read More

Beatrice Councilman Suggests Banning Cardboard From Landfill

BEATRICE – The City of Lincoln has begun banning cardboard from the landfill.  A Beatrice City Councilman would like to see a similar move, in his city. Phil Cook wonders is banning cardboard would extend the life of the city’s landfill, a fe... Read More

Beatrice Police Arrest Man After Finding Drugs, Guns in Motel Room

BEATRICE – Answering a report of the strong odor of marijuana, Beatrice Police arrested a man at a local motel on drug and weapon charges, over the weekend. Leroy Dominick Harper was arrested Saturday on suspicion of firearm possession in a drug... Read More

Educational Foundation Adds Hall of Fame Member

BEATRICE – The newest member of the Beatrice Educational Hall of Fame is a veterinarian who was a 1983 graduate of BHS. Dr. Christine Ellis has been a research fellow for the Centers for Disease Control researching mosquito-borne diseases and no... Read More

Fairbury Woman Arrested On Narcotics Warrant

FAIRBURY - A Fairbury woman is in custody after the Fairbury Police Department arrested 27-year-old Amber L. Dieckhoff for alleged Possession of Controlled Substance and a United States District Court warrant for Narcotics. On Thursday evening, t... Read More

Students Awarded Scholarships Through Beatrice Educational Foundation

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Educational Foundation announced Beatrice High School student scholarship recipients, Sunday.  A ceremony was held at the Beatrice High School Commons area, with several students receiving at least one of over forty scholar... Read More

Country School Association will hold national conference in Beatrice

LINCOLN — Lovers of old country schools from across the country will be gathering June 17-20 in Beatrice. It is the first time the Country School Association of America is holding its national conference in Nebraska. The theme of the 1... Read More