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Homestead Days Continue In Beatrice This Week

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The 32nd annual Homestead Days are underway in Beatrice through Sunday, June 21st. Activities began Tuesday, and include entertainments, competitions, a parade Saturday morning at 10, demonstrations, and other activities are planned as well.  

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Main Street Beatrice Ribfest 2015 Set For Saturday

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June 17, 2015 – Ribfest is here again!  Join Main Street Beatrice for an authentic American Street Celebration of great food, music, and fun!  The Annual Main Street Beatrice Ribfest will take place in the Security First Bank Parking Lot located between 6th & 7th on Ella in Beatrice on Saturday, June 20 from 3 pm to Midnight and is ...

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Beatrice Pitcher Riekenberg Drafted By LA Dodgers

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With the 1,092nd pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers selected Drayton Riekenberg, who used to play baseball in Beatrice. Riekenberg was selected in the 36th round Wednesday, and graduated from Beatrice High School in 2011. He played a year for Southeast Community College before transferring to Fresno City College. With an ERA of 3.76 ...

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Beatrice Community Players invites you to go “Into the Woods”

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Community Players will take a fairytale journey in the musical “Into the Woods.”  This Stephen Sondheim classic opens Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. and runs June 6, 12, 13 at 7:30 p.m. and June 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. The box office, located at 412 Ella St., Beatrice, is open weekdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. and two ...

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Main Street Beatrice Celebrates National Preservation Month

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Beatrice, NE May 1, 2015 – Main Street Beatrice Celebrates National Preservation Month. Citizens in Beatrice, Nebraska will join thousands of individuals across the country to celebrate National Preservation Month this May. “Preservation Opens Doors to Opportunity” is the local theme of the month-long celebration sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Communities from coast to coast are filled ...

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Beatrice Community Players To present Encore Of Award-Winning Show; New Season Announced

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Community Players’ award-winning festival show “Completely Hollywood (Abridged)” returns to the stage for a special performance. This one-night-only encore will take place on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. Prior to the performance, Community Players Managing Artistic Director Jamie Ulmer will announce the shows in the theater’s upcoming 40th anniversary season. Tickets are $10 for all ages and may be purchased ...

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Nebraska Extension Hosting Pork Producer Training Sessions

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Nebraska Extension in Gage County and the Nebraska Pork Producers are hosting training sessions for area pork producers. On Thursday April 2 there will be three training opportunities. At 12:30 pm there will be a Trucker Quality Assurance Training session host at the Holiday Inn Express Conference Room. At 3:00 pm Larry Germer will conduct a Pork Quality Assurance Plus ...

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Beatrice Convenience Store Burglarized; Suspect Wanted

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Early Thursday morning, Mom’s Convenience Store in west Beatrice was burglarized, with 37 packages of cigarettes, valued over $220 reportedly taken. Alarms sounded shortly before 3 a.m., with video surveillance capturing a clear picture of the suspect. Investigation continues. If you have any information, contact the Beatrice Police Department at (402) 223-4080.

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Rural Beatrice Teen Injured In Beatrice Vehicle Collision

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An injury accident was reported in Beatrice Sunday evening around 6:40 p.m. at Tenth and Lincoln. Drivers of the vehicles were not identified. A 17-year-old rural Beatrice girl was injured, and transported to Beatrice Community Hospital, when she reportedly passed a stop sign, and struck a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old rural Beatrice boy, who was not injured.

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Today Declared Quarter Day in Beatrice

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Tuesday February 10th has been declared Quarter Day in Beatrice. The designation is in conjunction with the release of a new quarter featuring the Homestead National Monument, which is the first in a series of coins to be minted highlighting national monuments. The Beatrice City Council recently approved the proclamation for Quarter Day, which coincides with a launch ceremony held ...

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