State Firefighter Union Endorses Keystone XL Pipeline

The association that represents 16 firefighter unions throughout Nebraska has endorsed the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Nebraska Professional Fire Fighters Association, or NPFFA,  announced this week... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft, after a 4-wheeler was taken from a rural Columbus property. Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says they are investigating the incident, that took place during the overnight hou... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Settling of the Nemaha County Courthouse is among agenda items for Wednesday’s Nemaha County Board of Commissioners. The agenda for the 8 a.m. meeting includes the use of railroad right-of-way for Windstream upgrades, a road entr... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nearly 1,200 drivers were given either a citation or warning by the Nebraska State Patrol in their recent speeding crackdown effort. 1,191 citations were divvied out by NSP over the weekend, which ran July 21st to July 23rd. The st... Read More

COLUMBUS - The amount of crimes taking place in the community are on track to be lower in 2017 than they were in 2016. In statistics released from the Columbus Police Department, non-domestic and domestic assaults are both down this year to date, ... Read More

ALBION - Authorities are continuing to investigate a burglary from an aquatic center in Albion. Albion Police Chief Brent Lipker says they are investigating video footage of the burglary that took place on Tuesday, July 18th. Roughly $140 in cash... Read More

MADISON - The cost of running a library is going up, and an area organization is hoping for a boost in support from their county commissioners. The Madison County Library Association presented their annual report to the County Commissioners on Tue... Read More

COLUMBUS - The board will be looking at the costs to add some additional security to the District 5 Probation office, in east Columbus. District 5's Carrie Rodriguez spoke with the board, Tuesday morning, to discuss moving forward with the project... Read More

TECUMSEH – The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has reported an inmate assault on two staff members Monday night. The staff members had restrained the inmate to escort him from his restrictive housing cell to another location. A corr... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Board is taking the early steps of updating laws for door-to-door salesmen and engine breaking. The county is looking at potentially putting a system in place, that would ask anyone soliciting sales in the county, to f... Read More

BEATRICE-  It’s a sometimes frustrating, slow moving thing, but Beatrice City officials say some progress is being made on the use of fiber optic communication in the city. Bringing fiber to the community is one part of the city’s strategic p... Read More