Body of Man Recovered from Lake McConaughy

LINCOLN, Neb. (NGPC) – The body of a Littleton, Colorado man was recovered from Lake McConaughy on Aug. 20. At 11:19 a.m. Mountain time, the Lake McConaughy Dive Rescue (LMDR) team was paged to a... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. Little details are currently available, but police records say a 42-year-old Columbus man was arrested for 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child. The man was ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Two locals were arrested in an armed robbery from Wednesday at a downtown Columbus bar. Malinda Honea, 29, and Devin Piper, 21, were both arrested on multiple charges, after Honea allegedly robbed a bartender at gunpoint. Court records ... Read More

BEATRICE - Residents of the Kensington Senior Living Center in downtown Beatrice were right in the middle of one of the busier intersections during eclipse traffic, but residents and staff got the chance to chat with a lot of visitors from all over t... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Amy Allgood of Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce called the turnout at the municipal airport for the Great American Eclipse on Monday fantastic. She spoke with News Channel Nebraska on the rim of totality. Allgood: “We’... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former council member for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has been given probation for theft from the tribe's Iowa casino. Court records say 70-year-old Louis Houghton was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha to ... Read More

Omaha, NE.—Charles Logan stands on Omaha’s street corners holding a sign. He’s not asking for money, but trying to embarrass those who do. The 66-year-old’s sign states, “If you need money, get a job and go to work! Get a jo... Read More

WASHINGTON — Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., applauded President Donald Trump’s national address on U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan. “We must ensure no more 9/11’s are orchestrated out of Afghanistan under the protection of a gover... Read More

BEATRICE – The Incident Commander for the City of Beatrice says things went very well, handling the temporary rise in population during the solar eclipse. Beatrice Fire and Rescue Chief Brian Daake credited those anticipated the expected rush, a... Read More

The fog dispersed and clouds disappeared on Monday and left eclipse enthusiasts with a beautiful blue sky on a warm August afternoon. The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Interpretive Center also known as the Red Barn in Broken Bow was bustling with pe... Read More