Federal Prison Time For Beatrice Man in Child Pornography Conviction

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Beatrice man serving decades in state prison for beating and raping a woman in 2011 has been sentenced to another three years in federal prison in a child pornography case. ... Read More

BROWNVILLE - Nebraska’s largest single-unit nuclear electrical generator, Cooper Nuclear Station, has earned an excellent rating from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. The rating comes about three months before a scheduled shutdown at t... Read More

BENNET — At approximately 1:21 p.m. emergency crews responded to a one vehicle, one occupant crash near Highway 2 and Highway 43 near Bennet. A blue Hyundai, driven by Thomas Neeley, 26, of Lincoln, was traveling westbound on Highway 2 . It ve... Read More

BROWNVILLE - One man, one bike, and the entire world out in front of him. "Andy The Britt" is a man from northern England who is currently riding his bike along the entire Lewis and Clark trail. He doesn't sleep in hotels or homes, more like pi... Read More

BROWNVILLE - What makes history even more special than it already is, is when you have something from the past that has been preserved for the future, such as the Meriwether Lewis Dredge. The Captain Meriwether Lewis was launched on December 12, ... Read More

AUBURN - Stella farmer Edgar Bredemeier is offering county officials proof of the value of a tape measure, while Nemaha County Assessor Mallory Lempka is proposing aerial photography to help keep track of changes in the county’s taxable property. ... Read More

AUBURN - Veteran Service Office Bill Hessler has announced his retirement in Otoe County on Tuesday, but is still leading the office in Nemaha County. Hessler had served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 29 years, retiring as a Lt. Colonel, and worked ... Read More

BEATRICE – A Gage County man described by a prosecutor as a “career criminal”, will serve a prison sentence for stealing cash from a disabled man.   Gage County District Judge Paul Korslund Wednesday sentenced Michael Kopf Sr. to one-year in ... Read More

BEATRICE - The Beatrice Reading Program is well underway for the summer. The program's theme for 2016 is "Parks" in honor of the National Parks celebrating their centennial. Kids are encouraged to read throughout the summer with incentives and pri... Read More

BEATRICE - An accident between an SUV and a pedestrian on a motor scooter congested traffic on Court Street Tuesday evening just after 5 p.m. The red Jeep SUV driven by Tim Gleason was turning west onto Court Street when he bumped into Ben Pethou... Read More

BEATRICE - Twenty one teams, 41 games and a handful of empty hotel rooms. The Scott Street Ball Fields in Beatrice played host to a 10-year-old AA Gold Division baseball tournament over the weekend, with teams coming from across the state. Gage... Read More