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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.

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

The City of Columbus has an ordinance requiring residents to have a license for their pets.

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

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.

WSC's Beller named national player of the week

WSC's Beller named national player of the week

A Wayne State College volleyball player from Platte County is garnering national attention.

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

A Nebraska man is headed to Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen troops, and he’s getting there on his bicycle.

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities have identified a body found by construction crews on Highway 275 near Fremont on Thursday.

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

A Nebraska State Trooper had an unexpected ride-along on Thursday.

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

A total of 36 new U.S. citizens from 18 countries celebrated their newly minted citizenship at a historic building last week.

Diego: The Pet of the Week

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.

Columbus business to host annual Kids Safety Day Saturday

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.

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

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.

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

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

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Nebraska interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph has relieved defensive coordinator Erik Chinander of his duties. 

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

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.

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

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.

'It's just fun': Car wash, animal shelter team up to raise funds

'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.

Drills planned at Nebraska Public Power District Sheldon Station

Drills planned at Nebraska Public Power District Sheldon Station

Public may notice increase in emergency vehicles during the practice

Man wanted in Colfax County arrested on meth charge in Norfolk

Man wanted in Colfax County arrested on meth charge in Norfolk

A man wanted on a warrant in Colfax County was reportedly located with methamphetamine Tuesday morning in Norfolk.

Interim HC Mickey Joseph focused on Oklahoma, players in first week

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.

‘This place will always be bigger than one person’: Alberts talks Frost firing, future of Husker football

‘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

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia Southern tops Nebraska 45-42

Nebraska fell to Georgia Southern 45-42 on Saturday night in Lincoln. 

Planned outage for customers in Boyd County, parts of Holt and Knox County

Planned outage for customers in Boyd County, parts of Holt and Knox County

A planned outage is scheduled for electric customers in Boyd County, as well as parts of Holt and Knox County, Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., to prepare for upgrades at the substation that serves the area.

Shooting in Wayne County leaves one dead

Shooting in Wayne County leaves one dead

One is dead following a shooting in Wayne County Wednesday night.

Husker volleyball readies for #17 Creighton

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.

Frost, Huskers see improvement in run game, room for improvement in tackling

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.

Midwestern, national acts shine at festival founded by Hooper native, WSC grad

Midwestern, national acts shine at festival founded by Hooper native, WSC grad

In what is becoming a comedy tradition in the Metro, the Omaha Comedy Festival made its yearly return over the weekend.

Lincoln, Memorial Stadium impress large group of UND fans

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.

Frog season in full swing in eastern Nebraska

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.

Nebraska pet rescue in ongoing dispute with authorities after records seized

Nebraska pet rescue in ongoing dispute with authorities after records seized

An animal rescue is in a dispute with state and local authorities over how numerous dogs have been obtained from a Nebraska breeder.

Parts of Nebraska receiving early-week rain

Parts of Nebraska receiving early-week rain

Nebraskans woke up to some much-needed moisture on Monday, with more potentially on the way.

Columbus volleyball calls in the Marines for special practice session

Columbus volleyball calls in the Marines for special practice session

Members of the United States Marine Corps took charge of the Columbus High School volleyball team's practice early Monday morning. 

Fremont Police: Suspect trying to enter home with knife shot by officer

Fremont Police: Suspect trying to enter home with knife shot by officer

A man was shot by an officer as he allegedly tried to enter a home with children while wielding a knife.

Two warnings in northeast Nebraska for harmful algae; Southeast NE warnings removed

Two warnings in northeast Nebraska for harmful algae; Southeast NE warnings removed

Warnings for toxic algae have been added in northeast Nebraska, while health alerts have been removed in other parts of the state.

Local bodybuilder getting ready to compete on the world stage in Las Vegas

Local bodybuilder getting ready to compete on the world stage in Las Vegas

When it comes to her inspiration to go into this type of career, Salinas said it was about getting more out of life.

Gov. Ricketts introduces Dover as new Dist. 19 state senator

Gov. Ricketts introduces Dover as new Dist. 19 state senator

Gov. Pete Ricketts announced his appointment to fill the Nebraska legislature’s Dist. 19 vacancy on Friday morning.

Making Columbus a 'destination' spot: new study on downtown

Making Columbus a 'destination' spot: new study on downtown

The city of Columbus is taking steps toward revitalizing its downtown into a "destination spot."

ERPPD reaches milestone, will celebrate Tuesday

ERPPD reaches milestone, will celebrate Tuesday

A northeast Nebraska utility will celebrating the growth of its coverage area next week.

What was inside the time capsule of Boone County?

What was inside the time capsule of Boone County?

Boone County uncovered a large donation from the past, Sunday.

Woodland Park celebrates woman's 100th birthday with special parade

Woodland Park celebrates woman's 100th birthday with special parade

To celebrate the amazing milestone, the town surprised brooks with a parade and a motorcycle ride.

Boone County Fair: carnivals, food trucks, and rides galore

Boone County Fair: carnivals, food trucks, and rides galore

There will be a number of classic fair specialties returning such as a carnival, food trucks, and rides.

Accused of sexually abusing students, Kratochvil appears in court

Accused of sexually abusing students, Kratochvil appears in court

One former para-educator in Columbus is facing the justice system for her alleged actions against a 15 and 17 year old.

'As a volunteer squad it's a lot to ask,' Genoa in need of auction items for new ambulance

'As a volunteer squad it's a lot to ask,' Genoa in need of auction items for new ambulance

One emergency team in east-central Nebraska is working to update its capacities. 

Fireworks raising funds for boxing club

Fireworks raising funds for boxing club

If you're looking for fireworks in Columbus for the coming holiday, you might consider one place that'll be supporting an effort to equip kids with athletic skills.

One dead after rollover crash on Highway 14 in Merrick County

One dead after rollover crash on Highway 14 in Merrick County

A 21-year-old Nance County man was killed in a crash in central Nebraska.

Step Into Fall: ELVPHD announces Fall walking program after a summer of success

Step Into Fall: ELVPHD announces Fall walking program after a summer of success

The Fall program is called "Step Into fall" and will begin on September 7th and run until October 12th.

Petitioners racing clock for voter ID requirements

Petitioners racing clock for voter ID requirements

Petitioners gathered in Duncan, gathering signatures to require voter I.D.s at the ballot.

Duncan Ribfest 2022 is a 'great success'

Duncan Ribfest 2022 is a 'great success'

The town of Duncan held its 18th annual Ribfest this weekend.

Northeast named Ag Business of the Year by Norfolk, Madison Chambers

Northeast named Ag Business of the Year by Norfolk, Madison Chambers

Northeast Community College has been recognized for its work in agriculture during an event that celebrates the number one industry in the region.

Dizzy: The Pet of the Week

Dizzy: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Dizzy, you can contact the Paws & Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.

Health Science Pathway at Columbus High welcomes in Lakeview students

Health Science Pathway at Columbus High welcomes in Lakeview students

Nebraska will be lacking nearly 6,000 nurses in a few years -- it's why Columbus is helping students get excited about the multiple ways they can join the industry.

Bone Creek Museum announces expansion to Ford Building in David City

Bone Creek Museum announces expansion to Ford Building in David City

The museum recently acquired the Ford Building, which is located two blocks away from its current location.

99-year-old vehicle donated to Bone Creek Museum

99-year-old vehicle donated to Bone Creek Museum

A 1923 Ford Model T was donated to the Bone Creek Museum in David City on Monday.

Anise: The Pet of the Week

Anise: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Anise, you can contact the Paws & Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

The Nebraska Department of Health And Human Services is educating the community about Elder Abuse as Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Paws & Claws Adoption Center to host microchip clinic this Saturday

Paws & Claws Adoption Center to host microchip clinic this Saturday

The shelter decided to host the clinic after receiving an influx of animals that aren't microchipped.

Prairie Village Retirement Center holds special Flag Day ceremony

Prairie Village Retirement Center holds special Flag Day ceremony

The village moved their old flag pole closer to the building and decided to raise their new flag on Tuesday, to commemorate Flag Day.

Two northern Nebraskans arrested after drug investigation in Merrick County

Two northern Nebraskans arrested after drug investigation in Merrick County

Two people have been arrested as part of an ongoing drug investigation in central Nebraska.

Sheering sheep for Stromsburg to sew

Sheering sheep for Stromsburg to sew

One mill in Stromsburg uses a building from 1910 and massive equipment dating as far back as 1929 to create custom yarn and blanket filling for sheep farmers. 

Faith Regional Health Services launches new website

Faith Regional Health Services launches new website

There’s a new look for Faith Regional Health Services online offerings.

Northeast grad, Creston native aspires to help children find loving homes

Northeast grad, Creston native aspires to help children find loving homes

A recent graduate of Northeast Community College plans to continue her education this fall but has ambitions to eventually work in a capacity that will fulfill the dreams of children.

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

One of the most important parts of fishing is following local and state regulations, but the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has already had a few poaching busts this season.

Flowers and wine: Albion farm sets blooming goals

Flowers and wine: Albion farm sets blooming goals

Growing in a corner of northeast Nebraska is a new addition to the Nebraska Passport Program: Valley View Flowers. 

99th Nebraska Women's Match Play Championship held in Columbus

99th Nebraska Women's Match Play Championship held in Columbus

The Elks Country Club is hosting the 99th Nebraska Women’s Match Play Championship this week. It’s now the third time the club has hosted the tournament.

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

One Ukrainanian is touring the U.S., stopping in Nebraska, to share how farmers in Ukraine are hit by the Russian invasion.

LENRD awards scholarships to area high school graduates

LENRD awards scholarships to area high school graduates

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District recently awarded four scholarships to northeast Nebraska high school graduates.