Viaducts, Adding Apartments Discussed at Planning Meeting

COLUMBUS - Columbus residents had their opportunity to give their input on what direction the city should take with their comprehensive plan, and long range transportation update. City Administrato... Read More

NORFOLK - 85 hogs blocked off Highway 275 after the semi they were traveling in tipped over. At 3:00 p.m. police responded to the scene on Highway 275 at the 37th Street roundabout where the east lane was blocked off by the tipped over semi. Acco... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — What started off as a routine call ended in tragedy. On June 21 of 2002, Phil Herring, Lori Schrempp and Patrick Scollard boarded LifeNet out of Norfolk to retrieve an injured child who was to be transported to O’Neill Hospital.... Read More

AUBURN, Neb. - A former Peru St. basketball player was sentenced to two years probation on Tuesday for throwing a piece of evidence in an Auburn sewer drain. Former Peru State basketball player, 24-year-old William Benjamin from Brooklyn, New York... Read More

OMAHA - The Columbus area finds itself at a slight risk of severe weather moving through Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service says, the risk is for tornadoes and flash flooding is low, while the risk for hail and heavy wind is medium. ... Read More

FALLS CITY - The town of Falls City received a massive shipment from Finland this week. The city received an engine generator, weighing 155 tons, that according to Utilities Director in Falls City Alan Romine, will be used as a backup generator ... Read More

BEATRICE – A woman described as part of a bad check ring operating in southeast Nebraska, will spend time in prison. Brittany Breazeale was sentenced in Gage County District Court Wednesday, to consecutive 12-month to 24-month prison terms on tw... Read More

Bill Nye (the science guy) is coming to Beatrice (the Nebraska town) this summer (the season). Nye, the longtime fact advocate and host of the Netflix series “Bill Nye Saves the World,” will join the rangers at Homestead National Mon... Read More

BEATRICE – An Odell area couple who plan to run a turkey operation for the new Hybrid Turkeys Hatchery near Beatrice, are trying to dispel any misconceptions about their plans in Elm Township. Tim and Jill Scheele are putting in a turkey layer f... Read More

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., will announce her plan to run for re-election in 2018 on Saturday morning in Omaha, followed by a statewide tour with former Govs. Dave Heineman and Kay Orr. Fischer will make the announcement at 7:15 a.m. at the... Read More

The supercell thunderstorms that brought hurricane-speed winds and six tornadoes to Nebraska on Friday started brewing over Pierce County in the late afternoon. By 6 p.m., three short-lived tornadoes had already touched down — one near... Read More