Rail unions emphasize positives of their tentative deals
The two biggest U.S. railroad unions were working Wednesday ahead of key ratification votes to dispel rumors about the contract deals that averted a potentially devastating nationwide strike.
Virginia Thomas appears for interview with Jan. 6 panel
Conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, appeared on Thursday for a voluntary interview with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Chuy: The Pet of the Week
If you're interested in adopting Chuy, you can contact the Paws and Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.
Osceola man charged with trying to kill Hastings Police officer
An Osceola man is accused of trying to kill a Hastings Police officer in connection to an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday.
Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23
Husker basketball is looking to end a streak of losing seasons under Fred Hoiberg with another fairly new group this year.
Rural Howells man arrested on gun charge
A 52-year-old rural Howells man was arrested Tuesday after Stanton County authorities executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon.
Kristin Rasmussen wins 2022 Caring Kind Award
An eastern Nebraska hospital has announced the winner of one of its most prestigious awards.
Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic
The City of Columbus has an ordinance requiring residents to have a license for their pets.
Fremont man arrested for attempted murder after woman found in garage
Police found the victim had been held against her will for several hours in a garage.
Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’
The Huskers are back to work, preparing for Saturday night’s homecoming tilt with Indiana.
CCC’s Total Economic Impact Near $450 Million
Central Community College added $442.1 million in income to its 25-county service area’s economy.
Abortion vs. inflation could decide Flood-Pansing Brooks rematch this fall
The fall rematch of this summer’s special election for Congress between U.S. Republican Rep. Mike Flood of Norfolk and State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, a Democrat, will heat up next week.
Grand Island man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug charges
It was announced Friday that 43-year-old Nicholas Holder, of Grand Island, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Schuyler man indicted for allegedly producing fake social security cards
A 26-year-old Schuyler man has been indicted in federal court for allegedly providing fraudulent social security cards.
Diego: The Pet of the Week
If you're interested in adopting Diego, you can contact the Paws and Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.
Prokopec receives award honoring service to Columbus community
A Columbus nurse is receiving recognition from her employer for exemplary service to her community.
Several heat records set Tuesday, with temperatures falling during rest of the week
Cooler temperatures have arrived across much of Nebraska, but not before record-setting heat gripped large swaths of the state.
Gaming Commission launches Self-Exclusion Program ahead of casino gaming
As Nebraska gets ready for casino gaming, state officials are giving residents the ability to take themselves out of the game.
Columbus business to host annual Kids Safety Day Saturday
Children and their parents will get to learn about EMS vehicles, how to stay safe in cars, and what to do in certain situations like fires and downed electric lines.
Coolest thing made in Nebraska? Top eight for round two
Round two of the first ever 'Coolest Thing Made in Nebraska' tournament now has eight contestants.
Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season
It may be a bye week for Nebraska, but there was no shortage of talking points at Mickey Joseph’s Tuesday press conference.
Bank of the Valley's Schuyler branch preparing to open next week
A new bank is gearing up to open in Colfax County, with construction on the new building having just wrapped up.
OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs
A lot has changed in the world of college football since it was announced Oklahoma and Nebraska would play one another in back to back years five years ago.
Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph
Nebraska interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph has relieved defensive coordinator Erik Chinander of his duties.
Kearney High School impresses again at UNK Band Day competition
Kearney High School earned the top honor during the 63rd annual UNK Band Day Parade and competition.
HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14
A day that started with widespread optimism, did not end the way the Huskers had hoped as Oklahoma dominates Nebraska 49-14.
Two-vehicle collision leaves two dead, vehicle on fire
Authorities in Polk County said they responded to a fatality accident Friday morning.
NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days
An important part of the game day tradition at Memorial Stadium is keeping fans safe and that’s exactly the goal of the Nebraska State Patrol.
Three-vehicle accident leaves two injured in Columbus
Authorities in Columbus responded to a three-vehicle accident that resulted in multiple injuries Thursday night.
1 rail union rejects deal, 2 accept ahead of strike deadline
Members of one union rejected a tentative deal with the largest U.S. freight railroads Wednesday, while two ratified agreements and three others remained at the bargaining table just days ahead of a strike deadline.
'It's just fun': Car wash, animal shelter team up to raise funds
A car wash and an animal shelter are teaming up for a good cause this weekend in Platte County.
Boone County third-grade girl found
The Boone County Sheriff's Office said they have found Airendella Loughman.
Employees and community members sign beam for new CCH field house
The Columbus Community Hospital Wellness Center held a beam signing Tuesday morning, with city and area leaders coming out in support of the new field house.
Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week
It’s a new era for Husker football. Scott Frost is out as head coach, Mickey Joseph in as interim head coach.
Two dead, four others injured in crash near Grand Island
Authorities are releasing more details about a crash that killed two people near Grand Island.
‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football
Trev Alberts called it a tough and sad day, that being the firing of head coach Scott Frost on Sunday
Guardians of the Children holds third annual event in support of child abuse victims
The Columbus community came together Sunday to support victims of child abuse.
HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42
Nebraska fell to Georgia Southern 45-42 on Saturday night in Lincoln.
Oklahoma man arrested after Merrick County crash
An Oklahoma man is facing charges after authorities say he was involved in a serious car accident.
Husker volleyball readies for #17 Creighton
Nebraska Volleyball has yet to lose a match, or even a set in 2022, but they face their toughest test to date this Wednesday.
Columbus Community Hospital hip fracture care among nation’s best
Columbus Community Hospital is among an elite 36 percent of hospitals nationwide to earn an award from the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list.
Rasmussen promoted to Occupational Health Services coordinator at CCH
A Columbus Community Hospital professional is moving up.
CPD: Columbus woman stabbed early Tuesday
The Columbus Police Department responded to a stabbing report early Tuesday morning.
Frost, Huskers see improvement in run game, room for improvement in tackling
After Nebraska's 38-17 win over North Dakota on Saturday head coach Scott Frost and the Huskers had time to reflect on the win.
Multiple counties in dense fog advisory Labor Day morning
Many counties across Nebraska had dense fog warnings in the earlier part of Labor Day morning.
Tiny of village of Uehling celebrates Labor Day with fireworks, family festivities
A tiny village in northeast Nebraska held the largest Labor Day weekend fireworks display in the state.
Lincoln, Memorial Stadium impress large group of UND fans
On Saturday, Nebraska hosted North Dakota in their 2022 home opener and a large group of Fighting Hawks faithful made the trip to Lincoln.
Newman Grove farmer sentenced to probation for false federal insurance statements
A northeast Nebraska farmer was sentenced in federal court Friday for profiting off of incorrect information related to federal crop insurance.
Columbus business leader selected for prestigious national honor
Sarah Ehlers from the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce will be part of a nationally recognized program.
After border trip, Flood wants to revive ‘Remain in Mexico’ and detain asylum seekers
An immigrant advocate says the ideas sound costly and impractical
Lincoln Southwest powers through Columbus
Slow and steady wins the race, and that was the case on Thursday night in Columbus, where the Lincoln Southwest Silver Hawks defeated the Discoverers 29-7.
Skyrocketing absenteeism in Nebraska schools worries teachers, hampers learning
Across Nebraska, a troubling number of school desks have sat empty during the past few years, say experts, teachers and school leaders now trying to fix the issue.
Authorities identify person killed in crash near Osceola
Authorities in Polk County said they were called to an injury accident Thursday before noon.
Surprise truck inspections held in Dodge County
The Nebraska State Patrol troopers with the Carrier Enforcement Division held surprise commercial vehicle inspections in Fremont and the surrounding area in Dodge County today.
Frog season in full swing in eastern Nebraska
In a state with a lot of outdoor summer activities one that may seem overlooked is frogging — it’s exactly what it sounds like: fishing for frogs.
Man arrested in two counties for multiple alleged stalking incidents
A Platte County man was arrested on two separate warrants in less than a week, with both cases related to alleged stalking incidents.
NSP troopers conduct surprise commercial vehicle inspections in Platte County
For the second day in a row, Nebraska State Patrol troopers conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections in northeast Nebraska.
Person of interest arrested after reports of subject with gun near Columbus schools
Two schools in Columbus were put on lockout early Tuesday after reports of a person carrying a gun in the area.
UPDATE: Norfolk man killed in Butler County car accident
One person dead and multiple injured in a two-vehicle accident that happened in Butler County on Sunday.
Gov. Ricketts appoints new judge to County Court for Fifth Judicial District
Friday afternoon it was announced that Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Denise Kracl to the County Court, Fifth Judicial District.
One person hospitalized after pickup gets stuck under semi
Multiple vehicles were involved in crash in Columbus early Thursday evening.
Brain-eating amoeba suspected in 2nd Midwest death
A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said.
Columbus approves temporary use permit for potential AG Park casino
Another Nebraska town is taking preliminary steps to possibly hosting casino games soon.
Disqualified for disabilities, railroad workers fight back
After Terrence Hersey had a stroke on the way home from his railroad job in 2015, he underwent months of therapy to learn how to put words together in sentences and learn to walk again.