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1990 Harley Davidson stolen in Beatrice

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A 1990 Harley Davidson Road King, valued at $7,500 was taken from a residence in Beatrice sometime between November 27th and December 1st.  It was taken from the 600 block of Garden Street and is blue and white.  If anyone has any information on the theft of the motorcycle, you’re asked to call the Beatrice Police Department at 402-223-4080 or ... Read More »

Lawsuit filed against the City of Beatrice

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A lawsuit against the City of Beatrice has been filed in Gage County District Court for nearly $217,000 by the former owners of the Villa motel.  Ray E. Scott of Endicott, operator of the Villa motel, said it cost him nearly $180,000 in profit and other expenses following the city’s condemnation of the building in 2010.  Scott allegedly says that ... Read More »

Southeast Community College Open House this Sunday

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Southeast Community  College will be holding it’s annual Open House this Sunday, November 4th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at it’s campus locations in Beatrice, Lincoln, and Milford.  Prospective students and their family, current students and their family, Southeast Community College Alumni, and constituents are welcome to come tour the campus, which was ranked as the 8th best community ... Read More »

Car Fire in Beatrice

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The Beatrice Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in downtown Beatrice Friday afternoon about 3 p.m.  near Fifth and Court Street in front of Sunrise Bakery.  A Chevrolet Lumina had caught fire under the hood.  It’s thought the fire was started by an overheated wire.  No one was injured and the car was a total loss. Read More »

Kansas Man Pleads Not Guilty to Multiple Charges

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A Kansas man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and six other charges pleaded not guilty during arraignment Wednesday morning in Gage County District Court.   Terence J. Privett, 23, will appear in court Sept. 5th.  Privett faces charges of DUI, flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, driving under revocation, tampering with evidence, resisting arrest and obstructing ... Read More »

Two Injured In Head-on Accident

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A woman was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision between two cars. A car driven by Patricia Damme, age 50 of Beatrice, was traveling west on Court Street near 16th Street shortly before 12:30 p.m. Damme’s vehicle swerved into a turning lane and collided head-on with a Chevrolet El Camino driven by Willard Waltke, 81.  ... Read More »

Two Vehicle Accident Results in Two Injured

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On Friday May 18th, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a two vehicle injury accident at the junction of S. 94th Rd. and E. Sargent Rd. near Filley, NE. A 2005 Ford Minivan, driven by Nathan Walker (34 years old) of Beatrice, was traveling north on S. 94th Rd., passing through the intersection of E. Sargent Rd. A 2005 Chevy ... Read More »

Beatrice Alco Will Close

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Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc. announced Friday that it plans to close its ALCO location in Beatrice. Friday the store began marking down prices on many items prior to its closing date, which is anticipated by late August. Alco employee Debbie Hagen said the Beatrice location opened in 1973 and currently has 17 employees. Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc. was founded in 1901 in Abilene, ... Read More »

UNL Extension Tractor Safety Courses Offered In Beatrice

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Tractor Safety/Hazardous Occupations Course will be offered in Beatrice at the Extension Office and on the Gage County Fairgrounds on June 14-15, 2012.  The class will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day         Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from working on a farm other than their parents’.   Certification ... Read More »

Exmark Recalls Mowers

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Exmark is recalling more than 2,000 riding mowers made at its plant in Beatrice. The company says a part on the Quest 42-inch ZRT riding mowers could fail and cause a crash. No injuries have been reported. The recall covers some mowers made in 2009 and 2010. Read More »