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Rene G. Farley  Beatrice Daily Sun

Rene Garrett Farley, Sr., 30 years of age, of Beatrice passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. He was born in Beatrice on January 31, 1988 to Clarence ...

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 alumnae cheer on Huskers | Local News  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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Pinkerton qualifies for state cross country  Beatrice Daily Sun

Veronica Pinkerton finished fifth in the B-3 District Cross Country Meet on Thursday, qualifying her for the state meet next week.

BHS marching band prepares for state competition  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice High School marching band has brought home superior ratings from each competition they have attended this season.

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.

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.

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:

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Beatrice student in custody after online threats  Beatrice Daily Sun

A Beatrice High School student was taken to the Lancaster County Juvenile Detention Center after allegedly posting a threatening message on social media.

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.

Grant Searcey, 1976 - 2018  taosnews

Grant Searcey, 1976 - October 27th, 2018. Biography. On Saturday, October 27th, 2018, Grant Searcey, loving husband, friend to all and celebrated artist, ...

Three Top Administrators Leaving Beatrice Public School District  kwbe

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Recent BHS grad killed in crash  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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.

Arnold Behrens | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Arnold 'Arnie' Behrens, 103 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Monday morning, July 30, 2018. He was born on ...

Keith C. Searcey  Beatrice Daily Sun

Keith C. Searcey, 86, of Beatrice died at Beatrice Health and Rehab Center on Thursday, October 11, 2018. He was born April 12, 1932 at Armour, Neb. to Clair ...

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 ...

BHS students advance to state science competition  Beatrice Daily Sun

Seventeen students participated in the March 6 regional Nebraska Junior of Academy Science Research competition.

Clark Ribble Named New Beatrice Boys Head Basketball Coach  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 ...

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 ...

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.

Paddock Lane walks the track for Shelby Erb  Beatrice Daily Sun

For the past 12 years or so, Paddock Lane Elementary has been walking the track at Beatrice High School's House of Orange to raise money for the American ...

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

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

Community supports Beatrice teen on hospice | Local News  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 ...

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.

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) ...

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.

Empty Bowls Luncheon returns for 10th year  Beatrice Daily Sun

Grabbing some soup on Wednesday could help to feed 100 Beatrice families for the next year.

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.

BPS looks for bus barn options | Local News  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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

Full Friday Night: Nebraska Volleyball vs Purdue, WBB vs Washington State, and Then The Football!  Corn Nation

There's a full night of fun fun fun action this Friday! You've got Nebraska Volleyball, Women's Basketball, and then you have football as well! Volleyball 6:00 PM ...

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

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

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.

Education an early priority for Beatrice  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

'Beauty and the Beast' opens Saturday at Hevelone  Beatrice Daily Sun

A tale as old as time and a song as old as rhyme, “Beauty and the Beast” is set to open this Saturday at the Hevelone Center.

BHS students take home $80k in scholarships | Local News  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 ...

From small town Nebraska to the NFL | College |  Beatrice Daily Sun

This list focuses on those small-town kids across Nebraska who made it to the big show, the NFL. They may have attended different colleges but what they all ...

Our Town Beatrice: Pottery  1011now

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 peaceful countryside ...

Beatrice couple have called Gage County home most of their lives  Beatrice Daily Sun

Franklin and Betty Damrow have lived in Gage County most of their lives.

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

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

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.

'The Lion King, Jr.' coming to Community Players  Beatrice Daily Sun

Say “Hakuna Matata” this summer at Community Players with the Stars of Summer production Disney's “The Lion King, Jr.” This classic Disney musical opens ...

Homecoming festivities planned at BHS  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School staff and students are preparing for a week of fun and activities starting Monday when homecoming week kicks off.

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 ...

MUDECAS Basketball Tournament Begins In Beatrice | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – High school basketball teams from around southeast Nebraska will descend on Beatrice this week for the annual MUDECAS Tournament. The girls ...

Chris G. Buss "Bussy"  Aurora News Register

Chris G. Buss, “Bussy”, 50, of Beatrice passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at his home on Monday May 28, 2018. He was born March 27, ...

Plans Ready for Beatrice Paddock Lane School Addition | Beatrice News Channel  kwbe

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Public School District is getting set to accept bids for construction of a classroom building addition at Paddock Lane Elementary ...

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 ...

Security First Bank to offer Orangemen-themed debit cards  Beatrice Daily Sun

In the coming months, when you spend some green, you could be helping Orange.

Talking kindness: Brooks Gibbs preaches resilience in Gage County speaking tour  Beatrice Daily Sun

You can call him dumb, short or an idiot, but if you do, Brooks Gibbs will just turn around and say “thanks."

The first candidate has filed for a seat on the County Board  Beatrice Daily Sun

Erich Tiemann is the first to file for a seat on the Gage County Board of Supervisors in the 2018 election.

Scholastic Banquet honors BHS' best and brightest  Beatrice Daily Sun

In the culmination of more than a decade of schooling, Beatrice High School students took a break from all the studying, homework, extracurricular activities, ...

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.

Gary Lytle Named New Beatrice Lady Orange Softball Coach  kwbe

Beatrice Activities Director, Neal Randel, announced Gary Lytle has been hired as the new Lady Orange softball head coach in a Press Release. Lytle replaces ...

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 ...

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.

Beatrice hosts Powerlifting Invite  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Prep volleyball scores, 9/13  Lincoln Journal Star

Volleyball. CITY SCHOOLS. College View Academy def. Nebraska Lutheran, 25-11, 25-20, 29-27. MUDECAS TOURNAMENT. A DIVISION. At SCC-Beatrice ...

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 ...

Beatrice's Meyer headed to Idaho this fall  Lincoln Journal Star

Beatrice's Kevin Meyer isn't waiting to get going on his new duties this coming fall at Idaho Falls (Idaho) Hillcrest High School.

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 ...

Prep volleyball scores, 9/10  Lincoln Journal Star

Volleyball. CITY SCHOOLS. MUDECAS TOURNAMENT. A DIVISION. At SCC-Beatrice. Monday's results. BDS def. H-TR-S 25-20, 25-14. Freeman def. Falls City ...

BHS gym floor getting new finish  Beatrice Daily Sun

The auxiliary gym at Beatrice High School is getting an upgrade as the floors will be refinished for the first time ever.

Beatrice school nurses staying busy  Beatrice Daily Sun

Juggling calls on multiple lines, comforting sick kids, giving out medication -- these might sound like the everyday duties of a mother ... or a school nurse.

Scholarship winners announced  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice Educational Foundation has come a long way in the past 30 years.

LSU made late push, but Jurgens' journey ends with Nebraska and a stroke of the pen  Lincoln Journal Star

Cameron Jurgens set the pen down, took a deep breath, and threw his arms around his parents. His long road to becoming a Nebraska Cornhusker ended ...

Max L. Manes  Beatrice Daily Sun

Max L. Manes, 55, of Beatrice passed away doing what he loved from injuries sustained in a mower accident at his home on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was ...

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 ...

Team Ricketts: Talk of Cabela's Possible Sale Was News to Governor  kwbe

Omaha, NE.—When news broke a few years ago that Cabela's was up for sale it wasn't just news to everyday Nebraskans, it was also news to Gov.

Beatrice City and Rural Firefighters Battle Early New Year's Day House Fire  kwbe

Beatrice City and Rural Firefighters rushed to 633 West Court Street at around 1:30 a.m., to a fire in a house located along the south side of the highway.

Nebraska high school launches student-run coffee shop  Lincoln Journal Star

FREMONT — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.

Ronald A. Overbeck  Beatrice Daily Sun

Ronald A. Overbeck. Ronald A. Overbeck, 75, of Beatrice died Monday, June 19, 2017 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born on October 20, 1941 in Beatrice.

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 ...

Beatrice 'superior' in marching band contest  Beatrice Daily Sun

Omaha schools dominated the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association State Marching Competition Saturday, but Norris and Beatrice high schools left the field ...

Watch: Scott Frost reacts to Akron, looks ahead to Colorado  Beatrice Daily Sun

Head coach Scott Frost gives his opinion on the tunnel walk, speaks about Monday's practice, addressing the team during the game on Saturday and their ...

Legion Auxiliary calling for Cornhusker Girls State applications  Beatrice Daily Sun

The 2018 Cornhusker Girls State will be held from June 3 through June 9, 2018 on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln city campus.

Dentist David Gleason marks 50 years of making better smiles  Beatrice Daily Sun

It's been 50 years since Dr. David Gleason started fixing teeth in Beatrice.

Bob Steinkamp Named Beatrice High School Baseball Coach  kwbe

BEATRICE – Beatrice High School has a new head baseball coach. In a news release from Activities Director, Neal Randel, Bob Steinkamp was selected to the ...

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