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Top Stories This Week

Beatrice police officers recognized for actions during mental health call

Three Beatrice police officers were awarded the meritorious service medal in front of the mayor and city council Monday nigh… Read more

Big Blue Water Park to open this weekend

It may not feel like swimming weather, but the Big Blue Water Park in Beatrice is planning a tentative Saturday opening for … Read more

BASWA to build new landfill

The Beatrice Area Solid Waste Agency approved building a new landfill during its meeting Monday night. Read more

Sterling's Harms sweeps hurdles events

Nobody in Class D ran the hurdles like Sterling senior Nicole Harms did this year. She swept the state hurdles events, winni… Read more

This week's most-read stories

Local News

Man found disoriented in moving truck arrested

Deputies arrested a man for drug offense after he was found disoriented in a moving truck. Read more

Local News

Man burned in fire died of injuries

A man involved in a Tuesday evening fire died at a Lincoln hospital on Wednesday. Read more

Local News

Area farmer and son rescue baby eagle

What started as a routine afternoon preparing a field for planting became a baby eagle rescue adventure for Gary Remmers and… Read more

Local News

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Beatrice police arrested a woman for multiple drug offenses following a traffic stop Friday morning. Read more

Local News

At the Courthouse May 11, 2019

All offenses in addition to $49 court fees. Read more

Crime & Courts

Pit crew member injured at Eagle Raceway a 'tough, tough guy'

Sprint car driver Adam Gullion said there are two people he'd never want to get in a fight with. Read more

Crime & Courts

Inmate who committed Saunders County murders dies at Tecumseh prison

An 82-year-old man serving a life sentence for second-degree murder died at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution on Saturday evening. Read more


BHS class of 2019 graduates

On Sunday afternoon in the Beatrice High School O-Zone, families and friends took time from their Mother’s Day festivities t… Read more


In Boyd County, 52 criminal charges for hundreds of dead cattle

A pair of Boyd County brothers are facing more than 50 criminal charges — half of them felonies — after authorities found hundreds of dead cows, calves and bulls on their land and seized about 700 more animals they said were suffering. Read more

Local News

American Legion Riders rebuild porch for Vietnam veteran

Beatrice’s American Legion Riders and other organizations have collaborated to help a veteran in need, and gained a new frie… Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

Today’s top pics: Pro-choice activists renew fight and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

Videos: Raptors rout Bucks to even series 2-2: Breaking down the latest in sports

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including a look at the Toronto Raptors beating the Milwaukee Bu… Read more


Security solutions to keep your Beatrice family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

Recent Videos

'Game of Thrones' cast says goodbye

"Game of Thrones" cast members reflect on the show and what it means to say goodbye. (21 May) Read more

Students abused by Ohio State doctor want answers

An man who says he was sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor wants the school to release the names of coaches and administra… Read more