Police Searching For Missing Lincoln Woman

LINCOLN - Lincoln Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing woman. LPD says they are looking for Sydney Loofe, a 24-year-old who lives in Lincoln. She is originally from the Neligh ... Read More

Oral Arguments Heard in

OMAHA - How a federal appeals court sorts through the “confusing set of verdicts” from last year’s Beatrice Six trial may determine whether the judges uphold the $28 million judgment in the wrongful conviction case. A three-judge panel for t... Read More

Southeast Community College Planning New Dorms at Beatrice, Milford

BEATRICE – Southeast Community College is moving forward with a plan to build new dormitory space on the Beatrice and Milford Campuses.  The three-story buildings would be financed through revenue bond issues backed by dormitory and bookstore reve... Read More

Officials Caution Cattle Producers

Ag officials from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are warning cattle producers to be careful when it comes to allowing cows to graze in corn fields. High winds this fall caused downed corn in fields across Nebraska and as a result can put cattle g... Read More

Beatrice Firefighters Sent to House Fire in West Part of City

BEATRICE -  Fire caused damage to a one-story home with an attic, along West Court Street in Beatrice this morning. Fire Chief Brian Daake says his department’s personnel were sent to 824 West Court just before 8 a.m., observing smoke coming fr... Read More

Hit And Run Accident Conviction, Yields Probation Term

BEATRICE – A Gage County District Judge has placed a man on probation after being convicted of attempted leaving the scene of an injury accident, a felony. 47-year-old Andrew Gould was sentenced to a three-year term of probation yesterday, fined... Read More

Bond Issue Projects Rejected by Norris Public School District Voters

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Patrons of Norris Public Schools have rejected nearly $10 million in bond issues that would have paid for several repairs, renovations and new facilities. Results show 51 percent voted Tuesday against a $7.5 million proposa... Read More

Beatrice Man Placed On Probation, For Violations Described as

BEATRICE – A Beatrice man described by a judge as “violent and controlling”, will serve a probation sentence and an immediate 90-day county jail term, in a domestic assault incident. Justis Barnhouse was sentenced to a four-year-term of prob... Read More

Backhoe Taken From City of Beatrice, Recovered

BEATRICE -  The City of Beatrice has recovered a backhoe taken from a construction site. Beatrice Police Lieutenant Mike Oliver says the machine owned by the city was found behind the former West Court Dairy Queen, off the north side of Court Str... Read More

Commission Continues Review of Gage County Comprehensive Plan

BEATRICE – The Gage County Planning Commission resumed discussion last night on the county’s comprehensive plan, and whether any changes in zoning requirements are needed to address growth patterns since the last time the plan was evaluated. I... Read More

Bank Proposes Debit Card Use of Beatrice Public School's Logo

BEATRICE – A local bank will be working with the Beatrice School System to offer customers an Orangemen logo on their bank debit cards. Security First Bank will pitch in $5 to the district for every debit card issued with the school insignia. ... Read More