Attempted Sexual Assault of Minor, Lands Beatrice Man in Prison

BEATRICE – A 27-year-old Beatrice man has been ordered to prison, for attempted 1st-degree sexual assault of a 15-year-old youth. Cody Haynes was sentenced Wednesday to three-to-five years in sta... Read More

Heavy Rain Pounds SE Nebraska...Flash Flood Warning For Jefferson County

Flood Warning National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska 239 AM CDT WED JUN 20 2018  The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a  * Flood Warning for...   Jefferson County in southeastern Nebraska...  * Until 830 AM CDT... Read More

Southern Jefferson County Hit With Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding

BEATRICE – Heavy rain along a stationary boundary struck southern areas of Jefferson County, Nebraska, Tuesday night.  As of nine p.m., Jefferson County Emergency Management Coordinator John McKee said five to seven inches of rain had fallen aroun... Read More

Three-Vehicle Accident Near Clatonia, Causes Minor Injuries

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a three-vehicle accident just west of Clatonia, Sunday at around five p.m. Authorities say a pickup driven by 28-year-old Jack Bursovsky, of Filley was eastbound on Nebraska Highway 41, sl... Read More

2018 Air Race Classic Stopping Over, at Beatrice Municipal Airport

BEATRICE – Fifty-three pilots took off from Sweetwater, Texas today competing in the 2018 Air Race Classic, which has a stopover point at the Beatrice Municipal Airport.   Local Publicity Chairperson for the race, Diane Bartels says the first wom... Read More

Strong Thunderstorms Cause Some Damage

BEATRICE – Weather spotters reported a small tornado a mile northwest of Lyons, in Burt County, overnight.  The reported tornado was observed under a rapidly rotating wall cloud.  Some damage to a small shed in the area, was reported. Storm da... Read More

Shipping Containers Addressed in Proposed Beatrice Ordinance

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice will give residents time to examine a second draft of an ordinance that would restrict storage or shipping containers in some zones.  The revisions came after city officials received feedback on the potential impact... Read More

Beatrice Country Club Hosting Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Tournament

BEATRICE - The 2018 Nebraska Women’s Amateur Golf Championship began on Monday at the Beatrice Country Club. Haley Thiele of Wahoo is the defending champion, winning last year’s title by seven strokes at Wild Horse Golf Club in Gothenburg. ... Read More

UPDATE: House Fire Causes $30,000 Loss

BEATRICE – An electrical problem is believed to be the cause of a fire that caused a significant building and contents loss, Saturday night in Beatrice. :06                  “saw the fire” Fire Chief Brian Daake says ... Read More

Beatrice Community Hospital Recognized for Infant Safety Project

BEATRICE – Beatrice Community Hospital is being lauded by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for helping to reduce infant deaths, in the state. BCH has earned “Safe Sleep Champion” recognition, for an effort to create a saf... Read More

Seattle-Area Author Talks About

BEATRICE – It’s not that weather forecasters got it wrong.  It’s just that the message couldn’t be communicated fast enough, during the so-called Children’s Blizzard of January 12th, 1888. The storm event across the plains, hitting duri... Read More