Beatrice Six Appeal Outcome Could Be Known, Early Next Year

BEATRICE – Gage County may know in two to three months, the outcome of its appeal of the Beatrice Six verdict. Oral arguments were given last week by both sides in the case involving a wrongful c... Read More

This Thanksgiving, Having Enough Food is a Struggle, For Some

BEATRICE – During this Thanksgiving season, there are a lot of organizations teaming up to help people less fortunate, to have enough food to eat. John Mabry is Development Director for the Food Bank of Lincoln, which serves 16 counties in south... Read More

Authorities suspect that missing 24-year-old Lincoln woman is in danger

Early Wednesday morning last week, Terra Gehrig got a text from her friend, Sydney Loofe. Loofe, 24, had gone on a date the night before with a woman she met online. It went well, Loofe told Gehrig, and the pair was planning to ... Read More

Community Colleges Could See Another State Aid Reduction

BEATRICE – Southeast Community College officials are expecting another cut in state aid this coming legislative session, maybe in the range of two to four percent. The Executive Director of the Nebraska Community Colleges Association says he’s... Read More

NPPD Golf Tournament Provides Scholarship Support, for 26th Year

BEATRICE – An annual Nebraska Public Power District golf tournament is benefitting students going to Nebraska community colleges, for its 26th year. The Nebraska Open, held in Columbus, raises scholarship funds so that students can attend commun... Read More

Beatrice City Council Okays Hannibal View Residential Plan

BEATRICE -  The Beatrice City Council has approved a housing project that will use tax increment financing.  Approval of the Hannibal View redevelopment plan now goes back to the Community Redevelopment Authority for final approval. Homes will b... Read More

Blue Springs Man Arrested For Alleged Gun Violation

BEATRICE -  Gage County Sheriff’s Officers have made an arrest in Blue Springs of a man wanted on a warrant for possession of a weapon. 53-year-old William Klee was arrested at his home on the warrant sought by law officers, after they had seiz... Read More

Installing a Street, Brick-By-Brick

BEATRICE – A subcontractor for M.E. Collins Construction has begun laying the new brick surface down, on North 2nd Street next to the Gage County Historical Museum.  The bricks are being laid over the top of a new concrete base installed on the st... Read More

One dies, several suffer injuries in wrong-way crash on I-80

An early morning crash in Cass County killed a 23-year-old Niobrara woman who was driving the wrong way on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol reports Ashley Chinana was driving east in the westbound lanes of I-80 at 2:15am Monday when it col... Read More

Alternate KXL Pipeline Route OK'd, Future Still in Doubt

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska Public Service Commission's Keystone XL pipeline ruling leaves more questions than answers. The PSC voted 3-2 for the 'alternate mainline route', a route that was not TransCanada's first choice. CEO of TransCanada R... Read More

BEATRICE – An old tractor that sat rusting on the nation’s last homestead in Alaska, is now on display at the national monument near Beatrice that signifies a landmark federal law passed in 1862. Mark Engler, Superintendent of the Homestead N... Read More