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Fairbury woman injured after Highway 77 crash
A couple minutes after the original dispatch of a driving complaint, Southeast Communications was advised the vehicle had passed through Cortland and had struck a light pole near the junction of highways 77 and 41, about 2 ½ miles south of Cortland.
Beatrice School Board talks Paddock Lane delay
Families and teachers are preparing for the start of another school year, but one Beatrice school will get a later start as the result of a delayed construction project.Paddock Lane Elementary will start Monday, Aug. 20 instead of Aug. 15 as originally planned due to setbacks from construction.Work
Lincoln gun shop employee's white-supremacist ties prompt firearms group to relocate meeting
The Nebraska Firearms Owners Association on Monday said it was moving its annual meeting from Discount Enterprises Guns to the Omaha Gun Club after it learned of "disturbing information" about an employee of the Lincoln gun shop and firing range.Two weeks before association members were to gather at
Judge overturns Gage County’s denial of special use permit
“The court, however, cannot base its decision on fear, speculation, or public clamor,” she wrote. “The appellant has done everything required and is taking safety precautions. This is an agricultural area. Individuals who choose to reside in an agricultural area can expect agricultural activities ne
Cops, crooks and confusion coming to Community Players
Paige Patton, Trevor Kern, and Patrick Marlatt star in the upcoming Community Players production "Unnecessary Farce."
Former Beatrice teacher wins education award
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that state education leaders from Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska are recipients of NASBE’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award. This national award honors current and former state board members who have made exceptiona
Morrowville fire gets $2K grant
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Judge OKs fertilizer storage facility that board had nixed
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A judge has approved a permit for a proposed anhydrous ammonia storage facility that had been rejected by the Gage County Board of Supervisors.Gage County District Judge Julie Smith said in a ruling filed Sunday that the Holtmeier Brothers Inc. plans comply with the county's co
Taking a look at city projects
The City of Beatrice Engineering Department has several functions, including surveying, management of the Geographical Information System (GIS), development and subdivision reviews, floodplain management and sidewalk/driveway improvement inspections. Outside of these, another one of our main roles i
BPS teachers and staff welcomed back
Beatrice Public Schools welcomed teachers and staff to the 2018-19 school year on Thursday morning.New teachers and staff participated in a version of The Amazing Race as a part of their welcome to the district prior to beginning meetings.“Remember what it’s like to be somewhere new for the first ti
Democrats Backtrack on Big Oil Campaign Contribution Embargo
Original images: Oil Pipeline Pumping Station in rural Nebraska. By shannonpatrick17 from Swanton, Nebraska, U.S.A. (Trans Canada Keystone Oil Pipeline) [CC BY 2.0],via Wikimedia Commons. Democrat Logo By Steven Braeger – A friend, requesting that I upload it as they don’t have an account,CC0,Link
Health alert remains at Rockford Lake southeast of Beatrice
Skin exposed to the toxin can develop rashes and blisters, and drinking tainted water could cause headaches, nausea and muscle pain.
Two In Custody After Alexandria Drug Bust
Timothy McManaman, age 45 and Stacey McManaman, age 34 both of Alexandria were taken into custody and were charged with alleged manufacturing of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substance other than Marijuana, Possession of more than 1 pound of Marijuana, Possession of drug paraphernalia, and oth
Downtown Paving Work This Week, in Beatrice
The construction is less than a block from the Beatrice Middle School and BPS Administration Building. Wednesday is a partial school day, with the first full-day of classes for the new Beatrice Public Schools year, on Thursday.
Paddock Lane will experience delayed start date
Paddock Lane Elementary will start Aug. 20 instead of Aug. 15 as originally planned.An email sent by Paddock Lane’s Principal Betty Reploge stated that Paddock Lane will start on Monday, Aug. 20 instead of Wednesday, Aug. 15 as originally planned due to setbacks from construction.Beatrice Superinten
Beatrice man arrested after stealing pickup twice
A Beatrice man was arrested on felony theft charges after stealing a pickup for the second time Tuesday and leaving its trailer in Lincoln, according to court documents.Marshall D. Burger, 24, was arrested for theft and driving under suspension Tuesday after a Beatrice police officer on 11th street
Arrest made for sex offender who violated registry requirements
A Beatrice man was arrested Thursday for violating the sex offender registry requirements.Jason A. Pate, 35, was arrested for failing to disclose an address to the Gage County Sheriff's Office required under the Nebraska Sex Offender Registration Act.In June, Pate reported an address of 1115 Meriwet
People in Business for Sunday, Aug. 12
Monte Hack, owner of the American Family Insurance agency at 204 N. Walnut in Grand Island, received his 10th consecutive All American Award at the All American Convention in Nashville, Tenn.
Search is on for the driver who hit cyclist in Eatonville
EATONVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A devastated family is pleading for help finding the driver who hit their mother while she was riding her bike, then left her to die along State Route 7 in Eatonville.KOMO-TVreportsthe family of 63-year-old Susan Rainwater is heartbroken and they want justice.Washington Stat
WY Rapid City SD Zone Forecast
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