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Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation
Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation

Mickey Joseph has been arrested on charges of Strangulation and 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in east central Nebraska.

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

The Columbus Police Department will have more officers patrolling the streets for the "Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time" campaign.

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

On a chilly Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 15-14, spoiling senior day for the Big Red.

Compost piles containing dead chickens near David City wellfield to be removed

Compost piles containing dead chickens near David City wellfield to be removed

Mayor and nearby residents raised concerns about odor, lack of regulation

Osceola man pleads not guilty on multiple felony charges

Osceola man pleads not guilty on multiple felony charges

The Osceola man accused of getting into a shootout with Hastings Police is pleading not guilty to 10 felony charges.

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

It comes as no surprise, but former Gubernatorial candidate for Nebraska Charles W. Herbster has announced support for former President Donald Trump.

$90K awarded to three different Columbus organizations

$90K awarded to three different Columbus organizations

Three separate organizations in Columbus received a total of $90,000 in grant funding.

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska is looking to move past their 34-3 blowout loss to #3 Michigan this past Saturday and it's on to Wisconsin.

Platte County accident leaves one severely injured

Platte County accident leaves one severely injured

A two-vehicle accident in Platte County resulted in injuries Monday evening. 

Cattlemen's Ball headed to Pender

Cattlemen's Ball headed to Pender

The Cattlemen's Ball is returning to northeast Nebraska next year.

Scribner man injured in collision near West Point

Scribner man injured in collision near West Point

A two-vehicle accident near West Point put a Scriber man in the hospital.

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

The Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame in Beatrice has seven new members as of Sunday night, including a World Series champion.

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

International Fraud Awareness Week begins Sunday and US Cellular is arming customers with tips to avoid these unwanted calls. 

Wayne State volleyball announces six recruits on signing day

Wayne State volleyball announces six recruits on signing day

Wayne State College head volleyball coach Scott Kneifl announced on Wednesday the signings of six student-athletes to attend Wayne State and play volleyball for the Wildcats in the 2023-24 academic year.

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

Jim Pillen will become the 41st Governor of Nebraska with a win over Carol Blood.

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Nebraska travels to Ann Arbor, MI. for what will likely be their toughest test of the season as they take on third-ranked Michigan. 

WSC's Taya Beller named NSIC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for third time this season

WSC's Taya Beller named NSIC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for third time this season

For the third time this season, Wayne State College sophomore middle hitter Taya Beller was named Northern Sun Conference Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week.

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

It’s become somewhat of a staple and a tradition in college football... Law enforcement escorting the coach and team to the venue and out of the tunnel.

‘I want to help those people’: UNK program prepares students for law careers in rural Nebraska

‘I want to help those people’: UNK program prepares students for law careers in rural Nebraska

When Max Beal graduates from the University of Nebraska College of Law, he won’t be looking for a job in Lincoln or Omaha.

Fremont Police investigate two shots fired incidents, house struck by gunfire

Fremont Police investigate two shots fired incidents, house struck by gunfire

Police say an occupied house was hit by gunfire in Fremont.

Man arrested after central Nebraska pursuit

Man arrested after central Nebraska pursuit

After evading law enforcement for several miles the man, 40-year-old Joshua Oels, crashed into a ravine.

Columbus pair cited, released after reported farm building break-in near Stanton

Columbus pair cited, released after reported farm building break-in near Stanton

Authorities in northeast Nebraska arrested two Columbus people after they were found to be in connection to a farm building break-in. 

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Nebraska is getting ready for what will undoubtedly be another physical Big Ten matchup as they host Minnesota

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

The Big Red suffer their fifth loss of the season and the 20th consecutive loss against ranked opponents.

Our Dirty Water

Our Dirty Water

Nebraska’s nitrate problem is growing worse. It’s likely harming our kids.

Colfax County man sentenced to several years for sexual assault charge

Colfax County man sentenced to several years for sexual assault charge

A Colfax County man has been sentenced to serve up to 10 years for a sexual assault charge. 

Man arrested on drug charges after car accident

Man arrested on drug charges after car accident

Authorities in Platte County responded to a two-vehicle accident that left two injured and resulted in one person getting arrested for drug related charges.

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

It's a rematch of the national title in Madison on Wednesday night as the recently top-ranked Husker Volleyball teams visits #5 Wisconsin.

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Nebraska finds themselves in the hunt for the Big Ten west and is preparing for a big midseason matchup with #17 Illinois on Saturday. 

Verdigre man arrested after high-speed pursuit Monday morning

Verdigre man arrested after high-speed pursuit Monday morning

A Verdigre man was arrested for multiple charges after a high-speed pursuit in multiple northeast counties. 

Platte County Sheriff's Office investigating report of gunshots

Platte County Sheriff's Office investigating report of gunshots

Authorities in Platte County are investigating reports of gunfire after a caller reported rounds landing near where they were fishing.

Rural sheriff’s race roils Butler County

Rural sheriff’s race roils Butler County

Butler County Sheriff Tom Dion knows what it’s like to run against a sheriff and win, having done it in 2018. Now he faces his own challenge from within.

Historic Marker Equity Grant recipients announced

Historic Marker Equity Grant recipients announced

History Nebraska announced the 12 recipients of the Historic Marker Equity Grant. 

Lincoln man files lawsuit alleging election wrongdoing across Nebraska, seeks $10 billion

Lincoln man files lawsuit alleging election wrongdoing across Nebraska, seeks $10 billion

Lancaster County District Court lawsuit names governor, other state officials, election commissioners as defendants

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

The public is now much more aware of the details surrounding ex-Nebraska Football coach Scott Frost's restructured contract.

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is in the midst of their fall trout stocking.

Nebraska Farm Bureau welcomes new hires

Nebraska Farm Bureau welcomes new hires

On Tuesday, Nebraska Farm Bureau announced three new hires for the company.

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Several Nebraska senators are taking steps forward to initiate an investigation into the Nebraska Department of Education.

NSAA website hacked, back up Friday morning

NSAA website hacked, back up Friday morning

The NSAA website was down Thursday following a malware attack.

Multiple counties respond to Thursday afternoon fire near Humphrey

Multiple counties respond to Thursday afternoon fire near Humphrey

Fire units from across northeast Nebraska responded to a fire near Humphrey Thursday evening. 

Poll: Rural Nebraskans pessimistic about economy

Poll: Rural Nebraskans pessimistic about economy

A survey of rural Nebraskans showed, that almost nine in ten people who responded to the poll expect higher inflation, higher gasoline or fuel prices, higher grocery prices and higher interest rates.

Monday morning accident leaves multiple injured in Platte County

Monday morning accident leaves multiple injured in Platte County

A two-vehicle collision with injuries happened in the early hours of Monday morning near Columbus. 

Multiple counties in red flag warning

Multiple counties in red flag warning

Multiple counties throughout Nebraska have been placed in a red flag warning.

UNK launches new health care academy to address statewide need

UNK launches new health care academy to address statewide need

Skyler Summers represents the future of health care in Nebraska.

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

After a win on Friday at Rutgers, Nebraska in the midst of a three-way tie atop the Big Ten West with Illinois, and this weekend's opponent, Purdue.

Two arrested after multi-county pursuit north of Lincoln

Two arrested after multi-county pursuit north of Lincoln

Two men in their 20s were arrested after a multiple-county pursuit near Lincoln Monday night. 

Nebraska man faces child sex assault charge in Platte County

Nebraska man faces child sex assault charge in Platte County

A Nebraska man is set to appear in court on accusations he sexually assaulted an eight-year-old girl.

Exotic animal auction held over weekend

Exotic animal auction held over weekend

Community members from around the area had the opportunity to purchase different types of animals for sale in Columbus at Ag Park.

Internet and phones restored for NNTC customers

Internet and phones restored for NNTC customers

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company everyone in their service area should be up and running. 

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company outage

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company outage

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company is currently experiencing an all-service area outage. 

Nebraskans to fly flags half-staff for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Nebraskans to fly flags half-staff for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

On Wednesday, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that all flags - U.S. and Nebraska - are to be flown at half-staff for a three day period. 

NSAA & Currency name this year's Believers & Achievers

NSAA & Currency name this year's Believers & Achievers

Students across Nebraska were recognized for this school year’s Believers & Achievers program.

Fremont Shelter seeks community help after dozens of animals are left unclaimed

Fremont Shelter seeks community help after dozens of animals are left unclaimed

A Fremont animal shelter said they've received a constant increase of stray animals in the past month.

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

The Huskers talked about the wide open Big Ten West, defense, and the decision to briefly bench Casey Thompson.

CCH welcomes new medical provider for Lindsay Medical Clinic

CCH welcomes new medical provider for Lindsay Medical Clinic

Columbus Community Hospital welcomed a new primary care provider Monday morning.

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

For the Cornhusker Marching Band, few events are more meaningful than homecoming.

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

A back and forth affair ended in favor of the Huskers, getting Mickey Joseph his first win as interim head coach, as Nebraska knocks off Indiana 35-21.

Groundbreaking for Columbus Harrah's postponed due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

Groundbreaking for Columbus Harrah's postponed due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

The groundbreaking ceremony for an eastern Nebraska casino will have to wait a little longer.

Sheriff: La Vista man found dead on Highway 275 was hit by vehicle

Sheriff: La Vista man found dead on Highway 275 was hit by vehicle

Authorities say a La Vista man who was found dead on Highway 275 earlier this month was hit by a vehicle.

Six small Nebraska towns are trying to ban abortion. Will it change anything?

Six small Nebraska towns are trying to ban abortion. Will it change anything?

Six Nebraska towns will be voting this year on whether or not they will ban abortion within city limits.

Rail unions emphasize positives of their tentative deals

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

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

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

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.