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One killed, two injured in Washington Co crash
(KMZA)--A Friday afternoon two-vehicle Washington County, Kansas crash claimed one life and left two others injured. The Kansas Highway Patrol said it happened shortly after 4:30 at the intersection of K-119 and K-148 Highways, south of Greenleaf. According to the KHP report, a pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Hunter Wohlbrandt,...
Weekly Safety Report: Concerns Arise from Slow Driving and False Donation Request in Beatrice, NE
This week in Beatrice, Nebraska, two incidents caught the attention of local residents. In the first incident, a woman was caught driving at an unusually slow speed of 15 MPH in a 50 MPH zone. The second incident involved a cautionary message from city officials regarding a donation request letter falsely claiming association with the Beatrice City Council and Police Department. These incidents have raised concerns among the community and prompted the need for a weekly safety report.
Jefferson County police use search warrant leading to two arrests
FAIRBURY, Neb. -- Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office used a search warrant at the residence in the 1300 block of G St. Thursday, according to a press release from Sheriff Nicholas Georgi. The search warrant was the result of a lengthy investigation into the residence and the...
High-Speed Pursuit Between Lincoln and Beatrice Under Investigation
LINCOLN–(KFOR Dec. 8)–An overnight high-speed pursuit involving a motorcycle between Lincoln and Beatrice. Some preliminary info from the Nebraska State Patrol shows the motorcycle rider fled a traffic stop late Thursday night. The pursuit lasted over an hour. Once it got back to Lincoln, the NSP Helicopter took over and guided units to where the motorcycle stopped. The rider was taken into custody without further incident.
These beatrice, NE based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of beatrice..
Scam Alert: Beatrice Officials Warn of Fraudulent Letters Soliciting Donations for City Council
• Officials in Beatrice, Nebraska, have warned residents about a scam involving a letter claiming to be from the National Police Association. • The letter asks recipients to fill out a "Quality of Life Policing Form" and requests a donation to the city council.
KNDY Rewind: Marysville Boys Basketball vs. Clay Center – 12/8/2023
KNDY Rewind: Marysville Boys Basketball vs. Clay Center – 12/8/2023. Sunflower State Radio is the digital platform for Dierking Communications, Inc. serving Kansas from our broadcast studios in Marysville, Glen Elder, and Norton, Kansas. KNDY AM & FM Marysville; KDNS-FM & KZDY-FM Glen Elder; KQNK AM & FM Norton.
After 17-year hiatus, Beatrice Speedway to host USMTS again in 2024
The lone to-be-announced item on last week’s release of the Summit USMTS National Championship presented by RacinDirt 2024 schedule in now officially announced as the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing will return to the Beatrice Speedway in Beatrice, Neb., for the first time since 2007.
Light The Way event set to raise money for families in need
FAIRBURY, Neb. -- Fairbury Public Schools hosted a Light The Way event as a way to raise money for families in need. Whether it’s families in need with medical bills, transportation issues or other things, the community is coming together to raise money to support those who arestruggling. “We...
Winter Festival display at Homestead National Historical Park
BEATRICE - A National Park in southeast Nebraska is in the holiday spirit, with an annual display focusing on the different ethnic ways of celebrating the Christmas season. The Homestead National Historical Park has their Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures display inside the park’s education center. The display is free and the public can see it throughout the holiday season, and for a while past New Year’s Day.
Guard members returning from Kuwait deployment
BEATRICE - Last February, 99 soldiers in the Nebraska Army National Guard were sent to the middle east in Kuwait......after a training stint in Texas…. part of Beatrice-based Company C, 134th Regiment. The soldiers were scheduled to return by the holidays at the end of 2023. Beatrice Mayor Bob...
Fairbury to host community walking challenge
FAIRBURY, Neb. -- The Fairbury Community Building is putting together a walking challenge for a chance to win prizes and get your steps in. “So, Laura Bedlan at the city offices and I began discussing and we involved Jen Johnson at the Burkley Fitness Center, and we came up with an idea for a walking challenge,” said Lana Likens, Director of Public Relations at JCH&L. “The City and Jefferson Community Health and Life are joining together, cooperating to do a Community Building Walking Challenge. What we’re offering is that anybody who is interested can come, they do need to sign up and there will be a board where they can put their name and keep track of their laps. And the person, as we will start Dec. 1, who at the end of December, who has the most laps in are going to get a prize.”
On Nov. 8 at Colonial Acres in Washington Roylee Toussaint Gordon, of Washington, was arrested for Criminal Trespass. Gordon posted the $1,000 bond and was released. On Nov. 30 on K-148 at 27th Kathleen K Jueneman, of Hanover, was issued a Citation for Speeding and No Proof of Insurance. On Nov. 30 on U.S.36 at Yankee Road Jackson W Robertson, of Glasscock, Texas, was issued a Citation for…
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.19 in Fairbury as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Beatrice Gift Shop Offers Handcrafted Artwork with Special Meaning, Crafted by Individuals with Disabilities
• A gift shop in Beatrice, Nebraska, sells handcrafted artwork made by people living at the Beatrice State Development Center (BSDC), a facility for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Lights from Envision Landscapes becoming Christmas, Beatrice town staple
BEATRICE, Neb - At this time of year, homes and businesses across the world become carefully decorated with strands of lights illuminating the building, with the goal to spread holiday cheer. The lights provided by Envision Landscapes in Beatrice have become a staple for the town. Owner Alex Eckhoff says...
Nebraskans with Disabilities Craft Unique Items for Local Gift Shop
• The Beatrice State Developmental Center in Nebraska runs a unique gift shop where all items are made by residents with mental and physical disabilities. The aim is to provide them with work, a sense of community, and purpose.
Scams are nothing new
We hear so much these days about scams and scammers that we tend to forget that such people and schemes have always been with us. The following story was published in the Greenleaf Sentinel on March 2, 1922, copied from the Washington Palladium: E. W. Haskett was arrested Monday at Palmer at the home of Henry Ohlde for practicing medicine in the State of Kansas without a license. He was brought…
TOP PLAYS - Crete tops Beatrice 80-49
CRETE, Neb - The Crete Cardinals are off to a 3-0 start to the year after an 80-49 win over Beatrice. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead due in part to the play of senior Aidan McDowell who scored a game and career high 38 points in the win.
INTERVIEW - Crete Head Coach Tony Siske