New Beatrice Humane Society Shelter in Operation

BEATRICE – A seems a long way from a cramped, old metal building next to the fire department, but dogs and cats awaiting adoption at the Beatrice Humane Society now have a much nicer home to meet th... Read More

Something Good Summer Series Pop-Up Event Makes Stop at Pawnee Plunge

COLUMBUS - As a part of the Something Good Columbus campaign, the summer series pop-up event made its way to Pawnee Plunge on Monday afternoon. To help promote the new campaign, the chamber is hosting a series of different type of events throughou... Read More

Ashland Man Killed in Bellevue Crash

PLATTSMOUTH, NE— A man is dead following a collision between a pickup and semi-trailer truck Monday morning just south of  Bellevue. Authorities say the driver of the pick-up, 55 year-old Randy Strode of Ashland, was pronounced dead at the scen... Read More

Elementary Students Experience Career Day at Falls City South School

FALLS CITY - Students in grades 3rd-5th grade in Falls City had the chance to learn about a wide variety of different careers on Monday. Falls City's South School held their annual career day with nine different presenters speaking to all the stu... Read More

Woman Accused of Medicaid Fraud in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Lincoln woman is in jail, accused of Medicaid fraud. According to authorities 53-year-old Tammy Bolles collected over $9,000 and billed the state for an additional 400 hours—time she spent working at a department store and ... Read More

Man who stole from Foltz family sentenced to 3-5 years

GREELEY, Neb. -- Scott Davis, the man found guilty of stealing from the family of Sam Foltz while they were in Lincoln being honored at a football game, had his sentence handed down Monday afternoon. Davis was sentenced to 3-5 years for burglary,... Read More

SCC Baseball on Fire, Heading to First Ever NJCAA DII World Series

BEATRICE - Thanks to two wins over Iowa Central Community College on Saturday, Southeast Community College is heading to the NJCAA Division II World Series for the first time in school history. After a loss to start their postseason play, the Stor... Read More

Weekend Quake Reported in North Central Kansas

MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says five earthquakes have been reported in Kansas in May. The latest earthquake was recorded late Saturday about eight miles southeast of Mankato in north central Kansas. The Jewell County Sher... Read More

CASA Aiming to Help Youth in Need, Volunteers Welcome

COLUMBUS - Court Appointed Special Advocates is looking to expand it's reach and it's ability to help area youth, in need of advocates. CASA Director Susie Jarecki says they train and monitor community volunteers, who advocate for children, who h... Read More

Job Seekers Can Match With Employers Tuesday, at SCC-Beatrice Campus

BEATRICE – The Workforce Development Office in Beatrice will host an Operation Employ hiring event, Tuesday.   Several employers in manufacturing, agriculture, health, retail and state agencies will be on hand at the office, located at Adams Hall... Read More

Beatrice Police Arrest Two, in Weekend Drug Incidents

BEATRICE – Witness reports help lead Beatrice Police to the arrest of a motorist on drug violations, Saturday night.  Police arrested 48-year-old Dean Koerperich on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and driving under the influence of drug... Read More