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Lois M. Dragoo | Obituaries |  Beatrice Daily Sun

Lois M. Dragoo of Lincoln passed June 7, at the age of 91, formerly of Pickrell.

Beatrice High School scholarship recipients | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

CRYSTAL ANN B. AYSON, daughter of Christina and Gary Layman, has won the SCC Academic Excellence Scholarship.

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 teacher named outstanding educator | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School science teacher Dr. Joan Christen was awarded the Clabaugh Outstanding Educator Award Monday morning during a surprise ceremony ...

Beatrice High School presents "Annie" | Local News  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 ...

New coaches named at Beatrice | Prep Sports  Beatrice Daily Sun

Two new coaches have been named at Beatrice High School.

BPS considers joining new conference | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Public Schools is in discussions to affiliate with a new conference that will form starting in the 2020-21 school year.

BHS seniors receive religious advice at baccalaureate service  Beatrice Daily Sun

Christian seniors of Beatrice High School and their families gathered in the Hevelone Center Wednesday evening to hold a baccalaureate *service* for the class ...

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.

Richard "Rick" M. Bellows | Obituaries |  Beatrice Daily Sun

Rick M. Bellows. Richard “Rick” Morris Bellows passed in peace at his home in Lincoln, Tues. April 30, 2019 at the age of 61. Rick was born on June 13, 1958 in ...

Beatrice schools participate in track and field day  Beatrice Daily Sun

Rain might have been able to postpone the track and field day festivities, but the cold sure couldn't.

Six schools joining the new Trailblazer Conference; what does it mean for the other conferences?  Lincoln Journal Star

There is a new conference in Nebraska, and it may start a ripple effect in the landscape of high school activities.

George W. Oakes | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

George William Oakes, 47 years of age, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. He was born on September 30, 1971 in Denver, Colorado to Ronald and Debra ...

Science teacher retiring after 16 years at BHS | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

After 16 years of working as a science teacher at Beatrice High School, Joan Christen will retire at the end of the school year.

BHS students named all-state recipients | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School students were recognized during a Board of Education meeting for being named academic all-state recipients.

BHS students receive scholarships totaling $81,575 | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Beatrice Educational Foundation announced several scholarships on Sunday totaling $81575 for Beatrice students.

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 boys basketball camps  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School will soon be hosting a series of boys basketball camps that will be open to all Beatrice area boys.

John A. Bauer | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

John A. Bauer. John A. Bauer, 88 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Good Samaritan Center in Beatrice Saturday morning, March 9, 2019. John was ...

BHS seniors have a airplane-themed last day of school  Beatrice Daily Sun

As students entered Beatrice High School Wednesday morning, they noticed that an unnamed group of seniors had written on the doors.

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, ...

Empty bowls raises over $37000 for the backpack program  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice community members streamed around Vintage Venue on Thursday as they waited to try soups donated by local businesses.

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 ...

A tradition of helping  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

York, Thavenet named athletes of the year | Prep Sports  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice seniors Tanner York and Ally Thavenet were named the Beatrice High School athletes of the year Saturday at the Orange and Black Banquet.

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 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.

BHS show choirs perform, say goodbye to seniors  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Hevelone Center for Performing Arts stage was full of monsters, teenagers from the 1950s, nearly every Disney character imaginable and, of course, well ...

'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.

Michael J. Lueders | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Michael J. Lueders, Sr., 70, of Beatrice, died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at his daughter's residence in Lincoln. He was born on Dec. 19, 1948 in Beatrice and ...

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 ...

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 ...

BPS welcomes new staff for 2018-19 year | Local News  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:

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.

Sherri L. Scholl | Obituaries  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 ...

Husker game day full of Orangemen pride | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Debra Seitz | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Debra Seitz. Debra Seitz, 67, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at her home in Columbus. Debra Wynne Seitz was born on February 16, ...

Education an early priority for Beatrice | News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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 ...

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.

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.

BHS marching band prepares for competition | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Recreation and health in schools | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

For years, public schools have taught students skills to improve their physical, mental and emotional health. But as new information and technology has come ...

Students perform "The Secret Garden" | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

With two hours to show time, Beatrice High School theater students clustered in the dressing room, both helping and working around each other as they apply ...

BHS alum participates in student project to launch rocket to space  Beatrice Daily Sun

Shooting off rockets is a regular summer activity, but designing one to go to outer space and receiving news coverage from the Wall Street Journal, NPR and ...

Seniors say goodbye | Local News  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.

Class of 2018 graduates BHS | Local News  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 ...

Dale E. Schroeder | Obituaries  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 ...

BHS students attend prom | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

On Saturday night, Beatrice High School seniors and their dates walked through their school and were taken into space.

County Board has new chairman | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

The Gage County Board of Supervisors has a new leader.

BHS student honors veterans with Eagle Scout project  Beatrice Daily Sun

It's a simple image that conveys a deeper meaning.

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 ...

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.

Hays honored with Quilt of Valor | Local News |  Beatrice Daily Sun

A Gage County veteran was honored with a Quilt of Valor on Wednesday for his military *service*.

Plattsmouth to be part of Trailblazer Conference | News  Fremont Tribune

PLATTSMOUTH – The possibility of Plattsmouth students participating in a new conference took a major leap forward Monday night with an announcement ...

Richard E. Elliott | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Richard E. "Dick" Elliott. Richard E. “Dick” Elliott, 88 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln Friday, June 7, 2019. He was ...

Gail M. Southwick | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Gail Murray Southwick entered the glory of his final reward on Friday, February 1, 2019 while resting peacefully at JCH&L Gardenside in Fairbury, culminating a ...

United Way prepares for annual carnival | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Beatrice High School top 20 homecoming royalty | News  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 ...

'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.

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.

BHS inducts National Honor Society members | Local News  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 | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Cedar Elementary holds farewell open house | Local News  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 ...

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.

Beatrice Police release annual report | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Lucille M. Kroll | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Lucille M. Kroll, 93, of Sterling died at the Johnson County Hospital in Tecumseh on Monday, April 8, 2019. She was born Dec. 19, 1925 at Beatrice and ...

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.

Students turn near-tragedy into Greek tragedy | Local News  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.

Even on cool day, Norris sprinter Hausmann running hot  Lincoln Journal Star

BEATRICE — Unseasonably cool temperatures and a brisk north wind made it a terrible day for sprinting. That is, unless you're Ashton Hausmann. The Norris ...

Students keep their eyes on the road at BHS  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice High School student Riley Henry was driving down the highway when his iPhone buzzed. He looked down at the cell phone in his hand at a text ...

Council appoints Stark as city attorney | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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.

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 ...

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.

BHS students advance to state science competition | Education  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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 ...

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.

Homestead Harmonizers to hold spring concert | Local News  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.

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 ...

Best of the Class 2019  KLKN

With caps and gowns in hand, some of the top high school students in the area posed for pictures with their peers and shared a luncheon specifically held in ...

Jordan M. White | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Jordan M. White, 20, of Beatrice, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 13, 1996 at Lincoln and grew up in the Beatrice area.

Snowball dance celebrates 70th anniversary | News  Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice area teens will come together on the dance floor for the 70th year of the Snowball dance on Sunday.

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.

SCC buys Christenson Field | News |  Beatrice Daily Sun

Christenson Field will transfer ownership this summer, but the field will continue to exist for the love of baseball and community, as it has for decades.

Todd Ekart named next BHS football coach | Football  Beatrice Daily Sun

Todd Ekart has been named the next head football coach at Beatrice High School.

Beatrice 'superior' in marching band contest | News  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

Ingolf (Ing) B. Maurstad | Obituaries |  Beatrice Daily Sun

Ingolf (Ing) B. Maurstad, 89, of Sioux Falls, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Dow Rummel Village, Sioux Falls, S.D. Ingolf Byron Maurstad, son of ...

Report: Incognito back in NFL on one-year deal with Raiders  Lincoln Journal Star

Richie Incognito is back in the NFL. The former Nebraska offensive lineman, who's had a successful but also tumultuous run in the NFL for more than a decade, ...

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, ...

"Romeo and Juliet" at BHS Friday | Local News |  Beatrice Daily Sun

A classic tale of love turned tragic will be performed this Friday at the Hevelone Center at Beatrice High School.

Introducing the new BHS teachers | News  Beatrice Daily Sun

School officially begins Aug. 12 with a half-day session.

Officials address rumors about new athletic complex | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

In the few days since the Beatrice Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved allocating $1 million toward the construction of an athletic facility, ...

Larry G. Barnard | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Larry G. Barnard. Larry G. Barnard, 75, of Beatrice died at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. He was born Sept. 20, 1941 in Beatrice and graduated from ...

Beatrice's first, and only, female firefighter retires | Local News  Beatrice Daily Sun

Rescue calls, fire reports and medical transfers are a few of the things Beatrice firefighters handle on a regular basis, and Julie Fisher has just about done it all.

Beatrice hosts Powerlifting Invite | Prep Sports  Beatrice Daily Sun

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

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