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SCC Open House Set For Nov. 2 At Multiple Locations

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It’s that time of year again. Time to showcase programs, student services, noncredit offerings, entrepreneurship and everything in between. It’s time for Southeast Community College’s Open House. This year’s event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at each of the three campus locations in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford, plus three new sites in Lincoln: Education ... Read More »

No Injuries Reported In Vehicle Collision With Apartment Building

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No injuries were reported late Thursday evening in Beatrice as a vehicle struck an apartment at the Prairie Village Apartment Complex on East Scott Street. The vehicle involved was totaled, after the driver attempted to park, realized the vehicle was moving, and got back in, hitting the accelerator instead of the brake. Read More »

Fire Damages Several Vehicles South Of Beatrice

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Several vehicles were heavily damaged by fire Wednesday evening south of Beatrice. Firemen were called around 8:45 p.m. to Trauernicht Tree Service where self-contained mobile home, and two vehicles parked alongside a garage near the home, was damaged. Some tires and small propane tanks were also ignited, and U.S. Highway 77 was closed to traffic for about an hour as ... Read More »

Overnight Accident Sends Four Area Youth To Hospitals

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Four Frankfort youth were critically injured shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a mile and a half east of Home City. A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassey D. Farrant of Frankfort was southbound on 18th Road, and failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36, and struck the trailer of a semi hauling meat driven by 59-year-old Gregory W. Morgan of ... Read More »

KNDY Area High School Football Schedules Released For 2014

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Friday, August 29 Nebraska Area Schools Diller-Odell at Lewiston Skutt Catholic at Beatrice Southern at Thayer Central Thursday, September 4 Nebraska Area Schools Ralston at Beatrice Friday, September 5 North Central Kansas League Abilene at Royal Valley Beloit at Concordia Clay Center at Rossville Marysville at St. Mary’s on AM 1570/FM 94.1 KNDY Rock Creek at Wamego Towanda-Circle at Chapman ... Read More »

Stolen Vehicles Recovered Near Beatrice

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Authorities recovered two vehicles stolen late Saturday or early Sunday from a storage building at Twin Rivers Chrysler Dodge in Beatrice. A pickup taken was found at Chautauqua Park, and a car was found abandoned a mile west of Beatrice on a minimum maintenance road, stuck in the mud. Neither had apparently been driven far, but significant damage was reported ... Read More »

Marysville Woman Airlifted After Accident Near Beatrice

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A Marysville woman, Susan McHenry, 52, was injured Sunday, and airlifted to a Lincoln hospital after she was injured when her vehicle apparently crossed the center line, and struck an oncoming semi on U.S. Highway 77 south of Beatrice. Ricky Webb, 49, of Booneville, Missouri had swerved to the shoulder, but could not avoid the collision. He, and a passenger in the truck ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Sentenced In New Years Eve Bar Fight

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A Beatrice man, 23 year old Dion Lechman, was sentenced last week to 20-36 months in jail in connection with a bar fight New Year’s Eve in Beatrice that resulted in a broken jaw. Charges of terroristic threat as well as assault also resulted in more than $9,000 in restitution due. Read More »

Kennedy Center Renovation Scheduled For SCC Beatrice Campus

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A $460,000 renovation at the Kennedy Center on the Southeast Community College campus in Beatrice is to begin this summer. Designed as a one-stop welcome center, plans call for moving the library and offices in the building. Support services such as the Registrar, Admissions, and Testing will be incorporated into the remodeled facility, with the library downsized due to the increasing use of ... Read More »

Storms Prompt Tornado Warnings Across Area; Bern Area Hit Hardest

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Another stormy night on the plains Tuesday, as Nebraska was hit hardest. Tornado warnings were issued for Gage County as spotters reported funnel clouds near Pickrell, and 7 miles east of Beatrice. As well, a 76 mph wind gust was recorded. Two buildings were damaged at the north edge of Beatrice, and as many as 3,500 Norris Public Power customers throughout Gage, Jefferson, and ... Read More »