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Everett S. Stevens | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Everett Sterling Stevens 73 passed away March 16, 2019 in Lincoln, NE. He was born April 15, 1945 in Beatrice to Elsie and Norman W. Stevens. He was the ...

Diane Lee Wendelin | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Diane Lee (Schoneweis) Wendelin, 60, of Crete, died Sunday morning, March 3, 2019 at the Beatrice Community Hospital. She was born on March 17, 1958 at ...

Beatrice High School first semester honor roll  Beatrice Daily Sun

Seniors. Crystal Ayson, Chase Barber, Shaydan Bayless, Jaci Berke, Savanna Binnick, Wyatt Blum, Jaslin Blythe, Morgan Burenheide, Madelyn Carr, Chloe ...

New assistant principal at Beatrice High School is excited to join the Beatrice family  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School's assistant principal Philip Voigt started the school year strong in his new role at Beatrice High School.

Beatrice High School presents "Annie"  Beatrice Daily Sun

You could say the role was made for Tina Rowe. The Beatrice High School student, who stars as the lead in the school's production of the musical "Annie," said ...

Virgil L. Daubendiek | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Virgil L. Daubendiek, 76, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center on Saturday morning, January 12, 2019. He was born on March 15, 1942 in ...

Shirley A. Graham | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Shirley A. (Bucher) Graham, 82 years of age, of Beatrice passed away with family at her side on Thursday, February 14, 2019. She was born on September 17, ...

Husker game day full of Orangemen pride  Beatrice Daily Sun

Four Beatrice High School alumni are getting up close and personal with Husker football, this year.

BHS marching band prepares for competition  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice High School marching band will begin its competition season this weekend in Falls City.

BHS hosts speech meet  Beatrice Daily Sun

On Saturday, the Beatrice High School speech team hosted nine local high schools for The Big O Speech Meet.

Matthew Cook | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Matthew Camacho-Cook, age 35, of Allison Park, PA passed away January 3, 2019. Matt was born May 25, 1983 in Beatrice, Neb. He graduated from Beatrice ...

Beatrice High School Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipients | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

Graduating seniors at Beatrice High School were recently honored at the school's annual Scholastic Achievement Banquet. Students receiving scholarship ...

Peggy M. Tennant  Beatrice Daily Sun

Peggy M. Tennant, 64, of Beatrice passed away at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, KS on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. She was born June 21, ...

Recent Beatrice High School graduate killed in collision with pickup, officials say  Lincoln Journal Star

BEATRICE — A recent Beatrice High School graduate was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon.

Sherri L. Scholl  Beatrice Daily Sun

Sherri L. Scholl, 71, Beatrice, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at her home. She was born May 22, 1947 to Herb and Helen Theasmeyer and was a ...

Ronald E. Higgins | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Ronald Eugene Higgins, 87 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Thursday afternoon, January 24, 2019. He was born ...

A tradition of helping  Beatrice Daily Sun

The 2019 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament continued the tradition of basketball in Southeast Nebraska this week.

Orangemen, Lady O cross country win home meet  Beatrice Daily Sun

For the second consecutive year, the Beatrice boys and girls cross country teams won the Beatrice Invite.

Larry Starkey | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Larry “Bird Dog” Starkey, 69 years of age, entered heaven with Mom & Dad on Sunday, January 20, 2019. He was born in Beatrice, was baptized & confirmed at ...

Nellie M. Hunnicutt  Beatrice Daily Sun

Nellie Mae Hunnicutt, 72, of Beatrice, died Friday November 16, 2018 at a Lincoln hospital. She was born on February 11, 1946 at Pawnee City and graduated ...

BPS welcomes new staff for 2018-19 year  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Public Schools will welcome several new teachers and staff to the 2018-19 school year. Among the new faces within the school district this year are:

Free shuttle service available for annual BHS Veterans Day service  Beatrice Daily Sun

For some veterans, getting out and about can be difficult.

Beatrice alumnae cheer on Huskers  Beatrice Daily Sun

Two Beatrice High School alumnae might have one of the best views in Memorial Stadium on Husker game days - right on the sideline, cheering on their team.

Verlyn L. Walters | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Verlyn “Walt” L. Walters, 75, of Beatrice passed away Monday, February 11, 2019. He was born in Beatrice on June 5, 1943, the son of Ted and Ruby (Rains) ...

Beatrice hopes for public's approval of sales tax issue for fire station  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice voters will have their say this November whether or not a new fire station in built with sales tax dollars.

Cathy A. Carel | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Cathy A. Carel, 63, of Beatrice passed away at her home Sunday morning, Jan. 13, 2019. She was born on Feb. 1, 1955 in Fargo, N.D. to LaVerne and Wanda.

'I loved my teachers; I loved the school system'  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Public Schools has nearly 40 staff members that are Beatrice Public Schools alumni.

Seniors say goodbye  Beatrice Daily Sun

Wednesday was the last day of school for Beatrice High School seniors, and their teachers and staff helped them go out in style.

Beatrice set to host kids hoops tourney | Basketball  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off basketball season by hosting the Nebraska Invitational Tournament in Beatrice on Saturday.

Dale E. Schroeder  Beatrice Daily Sun

Dale E. Schroeder, 87 of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital on Thursday, November 22, 2018. He was born on August 23, 1931 at ...

Homecoming week kicks off with Powder-Puff game  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School's homecoming week officially kicked off Monday night with the first annual Powder-Puff football game.

James F. Anderson | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

James F. Andersen, 70, of Beatrice died at Beatrice Health and Rehab on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. He was born July 17, 1948 at Lincoln and graduated ...

Students protest dress code on last day of school  Beatrice Daily Sun

As the opening bell rang at Beatrice Middle School for the last day of school, some students entered the building with pink and purple hair, tank tops and shorts.

Eileen F. Nacke | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Eileen F. Nacke the daughter of Walter and Anna (Reith) Boerger was born Jan. 21, 1941 at Linn, Kansas. She departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at the.

Holiday Lighted Parade coming to Beatrice this Saturday  Beatrice Daily Sun

The streets of downtown Beatrice will be flooded with holiday lights on Saturday, Dec. 1, as the annual Holiday Lighted Parade makes its way through town.

Ruby M. Genrich | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Ruby M. Genrich, 94, of Beatrice, died in Lincoln on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. She was born on January 20, 1924, at Farnam, Nebraska, and was baptized ...

Leigh M. Coffin | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Leigh McKee Coffin, 66 years of age, of Beatrice passed away unexpectedly at the Beatrice Community Hospital Wednesday morning, August 29, 2018. He was ...

Margaret E. Wieck | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Margaret E. “Marge” Wieck, 95, of Lincoln, formerly of Beatrice passed away at Southlake Village in Lincoln Friday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2019. She was born on ...

Lawrence E. Hagemeier | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Lawrence Earl Hagemeier, 84 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Monday, December 24, 2018 at his home. He was born on July 14, 1934 in Beatrice to ...

MUDECAS boys games rescheduled | Prep Sports  Beatrice Daily Sun

The MUDECAS boys basketball games that were postponed on Saturday have been reschedule for Feb. 11.

Three Top Administrators Leaving Beatrice Public School District | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – The Superintendent and two top administrators in the Beatrice Public School District attended their final regular school board meeting, Monday ...

Beatrice High School Names New Girls Head Basketball Coach | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – A Beatrice High School graduate and son of a long-time Orangemen basketball coach has been named the new Lady Orange head basketball ...

Building up a head of STEAM: BHS Maker Space offers futuristic learning  Beatrice Daily Sun

In just a few short years, the Media Center at the Beatrice High School has gone from a library to something that looks like science fiction.

Recent BHS grad killed in crash  Beatrice Daily Sun

A recent Beatrice High School graduate was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon.

BPS looks for bus barn options  Beatrice Daily Sun

School buses and what to do with them were first on the agenda at Thursday night's Beatrice Public Schools Board of Education Committee of the Whole ...

Two file for Beatrice Board of Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

Two new applicants filed to run for the Beatrice Board of Education this week. Neither has held office before, but they both have school-age children.

Korner Pumpkin Patch opens for its 15th year  Beatrice Daily Sun

Korner Pumpkin Patch opened for the 15th year in a row on Friday.

All fun and games at Beatrice Special Olympics carnival  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Special Olympics held a carnival and recruitment event on Saturday evening at the YMCA.

Education an early priority for Beatrice  Beatrice Daily Sun

It didn't take long for settlers of Beatrice to establish their first school.

BHS hoops teams fall to Hastings  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice boys and girls basketball teams both fell to Hastings Friday night in the final game before the holiday moratorium.

Clark Ribble Named New Beatrice Boys Head Basketball Coach | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – One week after naming Jalen Weeks the new Lady Orange head basketball coach, Beatrice High School has hired a new boys head basketball ...

Todd Ekart Named New Beatrice High School Head Football Coach | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – The Beatrice High School football team has a new head coach, and the former Orangemen assistant coach is coming back to Southeast Nebraska ...

BHS inducts National Honor Society members  Beatrice Daily Sun

At a ceremony in the Hevelone Center in March, Beatrice High School inducted 27 new members into the school's chapter of the National Honor Society.

Gage County Tire Amnesty scheduled for August  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality announced that Gage County was awarded a $32102 grant from the NE Waste Reduction and Recycling ...

Duane R. Andersen | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Duane R. Andersen, 65, of Hallam, formerly of Beatrice, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at his daughter's home. He was born on November 29, 1952, in Beatrice ...

Beatrice native pilots flyover of Husker game  Beatrice Daily Sun

Even though Saturday's Husker football game may have been canceled, Beatrice native Lt. Col. Brett Wells was still able to take to the skies once again.

Bailey Green ready to continue softball career, stay close to home at Nebraska Wesleyan  kwbe

BEATRICE, NE – Beatrice Orange softball is familiar with success. The Lady O (30-8) made it back to state in 2018 for the 19th time in their history. This past ...

Dennis D. Allington | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Dennis D. Allington, age 73 of Wymore passed away on September 4, 2018. He was born in Beatrice on August 30, 1945 to Duane and Ruby (Retchless) ...

Class of 2018 graduates BHS  Beatrice Daily Sun

With all the pomp and circumstance of “Pomp and Circumstance," the Beatrice High School class of 2018 flipped the tassels on their mortarboards from left to ...

Remembering Robert Kennedy's stop in Beatrice 50 years ago  Beatrice Daily Sun

It was 50 years ago today that Robert Kennedy stopped in Beatrice during a campaign tour through Nebraska ahead of the state primary.

Plans announced for new brewery in downtown Beatrice  Lincoln Journal Star

BEATRICE — An old building is finding new life in downtown Beatrice following the announcement of a new tenant in the Mercantile Building at 301 Court St.

Community supports Beatrice teen on hospice  Beatrice Daily Sun

Shelby Erb is doing her best to lead a normal life. The 16-year-old enjoys listening to music, hanging out with her friends and making tie-dye tapestries that ...

Beatrice High School Assistant Principal And Longtime Orangemen Football Coach, Bob Sexton, Resigns | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

Beatrice High School Assistant Principal and longtime Orangemen football coach, Bob Sexton, has resigned. The Beatrice Board of Education made the ...

Freeman, Sterling girls reach district final | Basketball  Beatrice Daily Sun

Both the Sterling and Freeman's girls basketball teams advanced to a district final game, which will be played on Friday.

Watch: Nebraska's 2018 Tunnel Walk video | Huskers  Beatrice Daily Sun

Scott Frost knew for months that, if his first Nebraska team found itself trying to win a game in the waning moments, that it would do so with a young, ...

Beatrice Public Schools welcomes 15 new teachers | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

The new school year is right around the corner. Beatrice Public Schools students in kindergarten through ninth grade will start next Tuesday and students in 10th ...

Council appoints Stark as city attorney  Beatrice Daily Sun

As of April 30, Abigail Stark the legal assistant for the city of Beatrice will become the new city attorney.

Teenager killed in crash just south of Beatrice  1011now

The Gage County Sheriff has identified the Beatrice teenager killed in a crash just south of Beatrice Wednesday afternoon.

SCC names DeBoer as new softball coach  Beatrice Daily Sun

Jodi DeBoer hopes to turn around the women's softball program at Southeast Community College and produce a top-notch team.

United Way prepares for annual carnival  Beatrice Daily Sun

Gage County United Way will host its annual carnival Saturday in Chautaquah Park to raise awareness for the agencies it supports.

Judith Ann Braun  Beatrice Daily Sun

Judith Ann Braun, formerly of Beatrice, passed away peacefully on Jan. 16, 2019 at Meadowlark Adult Care Home in Wichita, Kan., surrounded by family.

Fish in school: BHS science students raise trout from egg to fingerling  Beatrice Daily Sun

In the Beatrice High School Media Center, there's a big, rectangular box covered with foam insulation. It might not look like much right now, but in just a matter of.

Students help erect community shelter at Hannibal Park  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School students are rolling up their sleeves once again to help build a new community shelter at Hannibal Park.

For students and the community, SCC Beatrice brings opportunity  Beatrice Daily Sun

From accounting to Zumba, there's a class for pretty nearly any subject at Southeast Community College in Beatrice.

Paddock Lane hosts pep rally  Beatrice Daily Sun

Students and staff at Paddock Lane Elementary School in Beatrice held a pep rally Wednesday morning to show their support for the Beatrice High School ...

Beatrice Police release annual report  Beatrice Daily Sun

On Monday night, Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang delivered the police department's annual report to the Beatrice City Council.

Mandatory drug tests at Beatrice High School  1011now

Beatrice High School is one of the latest public schools in Nebraska to create a mandatory drug-testing program for students involved in competitive ...

Lady Falcons advance in C2-2 sub-district  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Freeman Lady Falcons advanced to the finals of the C2-2 Sub-District with a win over Johnson County Central.

Beatrice High School top 20 homecoming royalty  Beatrice Daily Sun

It's homecoming week at Beatrice High School. The top 21 female and male finalists on the road to the crown for homecoming king and queen were announced ...

Beatrice Rural Fire Chief, Laid to Rest | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – A Southeast Communications Center dispatch thank-you went out just before noon Saturday, noting the final call of a rural fire department chief ...

Our Town Beatrice: Pottery  1011now

BEATRICE, Neb. – Erv Dixon has created his own special version of the good life as he makes a living doing something he loves, living & working out in the ...

Chief of Beatrice Rural Fire, Passes Away | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – The Chief of the Beatrice Rural Fire Department died, unexpectedly, Tuesday. James “Jim” Engel passed away at Bryan LGH Medical Center West ...

BHS students take home $80k in scholarships  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice Educational Foundation presented 42 scholarships at the 2018 Scholarship and Hall of Fame Program on Sunday afternoon, worth a total of ...

BHS students race electric cars  Beatrice Daily Sun

Since 2000—years before the first Teslas, Chevy Volts and Nissan Leafs hit the streets—Beatrice High School has been building and racing electric cars.

A light in the darkness  Beatrice Daily Sun

On average, someone dies by suicide in Nebraska every 1 1/2 days. Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death overall in Nebraska.

Cedar Elementary holds farewell open house  Beatrice Daily Sun

There's an old decal on a side entrance door at Cedar Elementary School in Beatrice. It's a little chipped and scratched, and there's some paint on it from when ...

Black Diamond Dancers  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice High School Black Diamond Dancers were recently named for the 2018-2019 school year. Members are (front row from left) Sydney Southwick, ...

Homestead Harmonizers to hold spring concert  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Hevelone Center is set to host another concert this month, featuring the Homestead Harmonizers' annual spring concert on March 17 and 18.

New legal assistant on path to become Beatrice city attorney  Beatrice Daily Sun

It's a bit like drinking from a fire hose. That's the way City Administrator Tobias Tempelmeyer described the job to the city of Beatrice's new legal assistant, Abby ...

County Board has new chairman  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Gage County Board of Supervisors has a new leader.

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

Students turn near-tragedy into Greek tragedy  Beatrice Daily Sun

On Tuesday night, Beatrice High School's production of “Antigone Now” will be performed for the first time in front of a hometown audience.

Review: 'The Gallows' is a decent scary movie set in Beatrice High School  Lincoln Journal Star

In 1993, Beatrice High School's production of “The Gallows” turned tragic when Charlie Grimille accidentally died by the noose in a horrible accident. Twenty ...

Ord, Nebraska Administrator to Become New Superintendent of Beatrice Public Schools | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – The Superintendent of Ord Public Schools since 2011, has accepted an offer to be the new Superintendent for Beatrice Public Schools.

Teen dies at Beatrice home | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

An autopsy has been ordered following the death of a 14-year-old boy Tuesday evening.

Beatrice Sertoma Club celebrates 60 years  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice Sertoma Club puts up American flags for a variety of events throughout the year, but on Thursday morning, they were out posting flags to celebrate ...

Beatrice hosts Powerlifting Invite  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School hosted a Power Lifting Invitational on Saturday at the Ozone.

Ekart leaving for Beatrice, but says Gering ‘has been a great place to live and work’  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Todd Ekart wishes Gering High School could have won more games during his three years as the team's head football coach.

BHS homecoming candidates announced  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice High School homecoming king and queen candidates have been announced.

BHS narrows down homecoming candidates  Beatrice Daily Sun

The 2017 candidates for homecoming king and queen were narrowed down to five girls and five boys Wednesday afternoon at a pep rally at Beatrice High ...

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