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Area resident scammed in car purchase

A Gage County man is working with authorities and his bank after being allegedly scammed out of $8,000 while buying a vehicle. The rural Cortland resident reported to the Gage County Sheriff's Office that he had been shopping on Craigslist and was going to purchase a vehicle. After communicating wi

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-03-20 14:57:00

Gardenside, Cedarwood closed to visitors during flu season

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. FAIRBURY -- Influenza season has been a particularly hard one this year, and with spikes in the number of positive cases of influenza for the last two weeks, Gardenside and Cedarwood senior living homes in Fairbury remain closed to visitors. "We know it

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-03-20 14:39:00

Sheriff: Deputy's antidote kit saves man from opioid overdose in rural Roca

Buy Now This 2015 photo shows the contents of a drug overdose rescue kit at a training session on how to administer naloxone, which reverses the effects of heroin and prescription painkillers.Associated Press file photo A 22-year-old man was saved from a opioid overdose early Saturday morning becaus

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-19 17:00:00

Highway 77 construction set to begin April 2

Spring construction on Highway 77 is slated to begin April 2, between Beatrice and Pickrell, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. The project, which includes concrete repair and roadway resurfacing, will result in occasional lane closures along stretches of Highway 77 until the co

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-03-19 21:53:00

Fairbury Elks Club To Hold Scholarship Fundraiser Friday

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury Elks club will hold a fundraiser for the Elks Scholarship Fund on Friday. They are welcoming any and all women of the area to the first ever Bunco Blast! Bunco is a social dice game, traditionally played with 12 players who are divided into three tables with four players at e

KWBE.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Motorcycle show coming to Beatrice

Bikers from around the area will converge on Beatrice this July for a one-day motorcycle event. The Beatrice City Council approved an all-day motorcycle show for July 14 that will be hosted by the Lords of Ventus Motorcycle Riding Group. Located in and around Charles Park, the event will feature ven

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2018-03-20 20:10:00

Lewis and Clark Bridge closed due to suspicious backpacks

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have shut down traffic on a bridge between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon, because of suspicious backpacks hanging from the bridge on the Oregon side. Multiple news outlets report that witnesses called 911 around 9:30 a.m. Monday to report seeing a man lo

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-03-19 20:59:21

Backpack Program Continues To Help Beatrice Students

Beatrice-For the past ten years Beatrice elementary students have benefited from the Backpack Program which provides those students in need with food on the weekends. Patty Kaufman, who helped kick-off the program ten years ago, says the need for the program continues in the school district...http:/

KWBE.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Lincoln crash claims life of 10-year-old child

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- A 10-year-old boy was killed in a two-vehicle traffic accident in Lincoln Friday morning. The crash happened near North Cotner and Garland around 6:30 a.m. and involved a sedan and a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Lincoln Police said there were three people in the vehicles. A man w


Man holding 6-year-old son in hotel room surrenders

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) - Police say a three-hour barricade situation in which a man held his 6-year-old son in a Washington-area hotel room has ended. The Washington Post reports that Prince George's Police Chief Hank Stawinski said negotiators were able to persuade the man to release the boy and


Western US governors take aim at worst invasive species

FILE - This July 19, 2016 file photo a feral cat lays in the reeds next to a body of water in Hart Park out of the direct sun, in Bakersfield, Calif. Western U.S. governors have compiled their first region-wide list of the worst invasive species. The Western Governors' Association on Thursday, March


Man arrested for DUI; motorists hit deer, turkey

A DUI arrest and accidents involving deer and a turkey were among the incidents reported by Washington County authorities earlier this month. On March 3, Brian Nutsch, Washington, struck a deer with a 2006 Ford on K-148 a quarter-mile south of 25th Road. Damage estimated at more than $1,000. No inju


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Juvenile dies after crash near the MLK memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) - United States Park Police say a juvenile has died after a commercial tour bus crash that occurred adjacent to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. A police news release says the juvenile male passed away as a result of his injuries at Children's Hospital in the distri


Man killed in Saline County crash

DORCHESTER, Neb - A 67-year-old man was killed in a fatal crash on March 10 in Saline County, authorities said. In a press release sent Wednesday, the Saline County Sheriff's Office said an investigation shows a 2002 Ford Ranger, driven by Norman Sokolik, 67, was driving west on County Road K when


Traffic stop results in drug arrest

Beatrice police arrested a man on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop Monday evening. Shortly after 9 p.m. Monday a Beatrice police officer was driving in the 600 block of North 13th Street when he met a van traveling without its headlights on. The driver of the van had the hazard lights


NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast

NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast for Friday, March 16, 2018 ----- 248 FPUS55 KCYS 171124 ZFPCYS Zone Forecast for Southeast Wyoming and Western Nebraska Panhandle National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 524 AM MDT Sat Mar 17 2018 NEZ019-172215- Scotts Bluff- Including the cities of Scottsbluff and Gering 5


BHS students participate in protest against gun violence

Students nationwide walked out of their classrooms Monday morning for 17 minutes at 10 a.m., one for each of the people killed in the February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. At Beatrice High School, about 60 students walked out of their classrooms and assembled in


Driver dies, passenger injured in Saline County crash

DORCHESTER, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a 67-year-old driver died after his pickup truck crashed in southeast Nebraska's Saline County. The crash occurred Saturday, about 6 miles (11 kilometers) south of Dorchester. The county Sheriff's Office said in a news release Wednesday that the pickup ran off