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Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later
Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said a woman who’d been pronounced dead and later came back to life in a Lincoln funeral home has died.

Lindsay Academy holds beam ceremony for new school

Lindsay Academy holds beam ceremony for new school

Monday was the steel beam ceremony for the new Lindsay Academy High School, where the final beam was signed by community members before being hoisted into place. 

Duncan Fire and Rescue searches for funding for new EMS Division

Duncan Fire and Rescue searches for funding for new EMS Division

After a longtime EMS partnership with Columbus Fire and Rescue it’s now coming to an end, and they are now scrambling to support themselves. 

Albion lights up blue in support of colorectal cancer patients

Albion lights up blue in support of colorectal cancer patients

Blue is the color used to promote colorectal cancer awareness. 

Cheyenne County Lawyers' Association announces scholarship deadline

Cheyenne County Lawyers' Association announces scholarship deadline

SIDNEY -- The Cheyenne County Lawyers’ Association will be awarding one scholarship to a deserving Cheyenne County area student in the amount of $1,500. Applications should include a resume, a 100-word summary of his or her

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

Pillen, University officials announce new scholarship for high achieving Nebraska high school students

The University of Nebraska is making aggressive efforts in keeping the best and brightest of the future generation in the Cornhusker state when they pursue higher education.

Columbus Police to start new apprenticeship for students

Columbus Police to start new apprenticeship for students

The Columbus Police Department has just recently launched a new apprenticeship program aiming to recruit young people into law enforcement.

Columbus Community Hospital opens brand new fieldhouse

Columbus Community Hospital opens brand new fieldhouse

The city of Columbus just recently opened a new fieldhouse for their Columbus Community Hospital and Wellness Center.

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers top No. 1 Purdue 88-72, court storm at PBA

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers top No. 1 Purdue 88-72, court storm at PBA

Nebraska knocked off No. 1 Purdue 88-72, leading to massive court storming at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Scotus boys defeat Lakeview for fourth straight Columbus Holiday Tournament Championship

Scotus boys defeat Lakeview for fourth straight Columbus Holiday Tournament Championship

For the seventh time in eight seasons, the Scotus Shamrocks are again on top of the Columbus Holiday Tournament after defeating Lakeview 49-34.

Scotus girls beat Lakeview for back to back Columbus Holiday Tournament titles

Scotus girls beat Lakeview for back to back Columbus Holiday Tournament titles

COLUMBUS - The Shamrocks received a belated Christmas gift after taking down the Columbus Lakeview Vikings in the 42nd Annual Columbus Holiday Tournament.

Christmas day pileup closes eastbound I-80

Christmas day pileup closes eastbound I-80

The crash happened amidst whiteout conditions

Columbus driver heads down wrong side of road, leads to crash

Columbus driver heads down wrong side of road, leads to crash

On Saturday night, Columbus Police along with Fire and Rescue responded to a two-vehicle injury accident that sent at least one person to the hospital. 

‘Not unlucky, we have to be better’: Rhule recaps first season at helm

‘Not unlucky, we have to be better’: Rhule recaps first season at helm

On Wednesday morning, Rhule met with reporters to recap the season, and look ahead to improving the program during the offseason

Huskers use struggles with Wisconsin as motivation, Satterfield talks turnover issues

Huskers use struggles with Wisconsin as motivation, Satterfield talks turnover issues

On Saturday, Nebraska will look to do something they haven’t done since joining the Big Ten - win at Camp Randall Stadium.

Trev Alberts gets pay increase, extension through 2031

Trev Alberts gets pay increase, extension through 2031

University of Nebraska President Ted Carter announced today that he has granted Athletic Director Trev Alberts a new contract that will keep the Huskers’ leader in Nebraska through at least 2031.

Rhule takes blame for Maryland loss, Huskers look to limit turnovers at Wisconsin

Rhule takes blame for Maryland loss, Huskers look to limit turnovers at Wisconsin

Matt Rhule met with the media on Monday.

Huskers not focused on bowl eligibility against Maryland, aim to ‘dominate’

Huskers not focused on bowl eligibility against Maryland, aim to ‘dominate’

The Huskers are going into this weekend with one goal: domination.

Rhule complimentary of Maryland, shows confidence in Haarberg

Rhule complimentary of Maryland, shows confidence in Haarberg

Nebraska will try again for bowl eligibility again on Saturday when they host Maryland, having just fallen to Michigan State 20-17.

'I love going on the road': Rhule, Huskers ready to battle Spartans

'I love going on the road': Rhule, Huskers ready to battle Spartans

Nebraska is heading to East Lansing for a battle with Michigan State on Saturday. 

Rhule aims to keep Huskers focused on going 1-0, talks MSU

Rhule aims to keep Huskers focused on going 1-0, talks MSU

The Huskers will search for that coveted sixth win on Saturday against 2-6 Michigan State

RECAP: Huskers top Purdue 31-14, one win away from bowl eligibility

RECAP: Huskers top Purdue 31-14, one win away from bowl eligibility

Nebraska is now one win away from bowl eligibility, having not made a bowl since 2017.

Sock Pond temporarily closes down due to garbage issues in Columbus

Sock Pond temporarily closes down due to garbage issues in Columbus

Columbus Parks and Recreation is temporarily closing down one of its ponds for the time being.

Blackshirts look to stay intense, offense looking to pick up slack against Purdue

Blackshirts look to stay intense, offense looking to pick up slack against Purdue

Nebraska continues prep for a Big Ten west battle with Purdue.

Rhule announces more injuries to offense, talks success with pass rush

Rhule announces more injuries to offense, talks success with pass rush

As they get set to host Purdue on Saturday, Nebraska has a lot of momentum, having won four out of their last five, but the road ahead just got more challenging.

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers win five set thriller in epic match with Badgers

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers win five set thriller in epic match with Badgers

One of the most anticipated college volleyball matches of the year lived up to the hype.

HIGHLIGHTS: Blackshirts dominate, Huskers top Wildcats 17-9

HIGHLIGHTS: Blackshirts dominate, Huskers top Wildcats 17-9

With a 17-9 win over Northwestern, Nebraska is now just two wins away from bowl eligibility.

Huskers look to build off winning momentum, host Wildcats on Saturday

Huskers look to build off winning momentum, host Wildcats on Saturday

Nebraska hosts Northwestern on Saturday with Heinrich Haarberg set to take the starting quarterback role moving forward. 

Rhule announces Haarberg as starter, emphasizes going 1-0 each week

Rhule announces Haarberg as starter, emphasizes going 1-0 each week

Nebraska and Northwestern dual this weekend at Memorial Stadium, in a battle of teams with identical records, in a matchup that has a history of coming down to the wire.

Rhule talks injury updates, bye week after first Big Ten win

Rhule talks injury updates, bye week after first Big Ten win

Matt Rhule and the Huskers have a chance to rest up after their 20-7 road win over Illinois.

'Chip on our shoulder': Huskers ready for chance to prove themselves on Friday

'Chip on our shoulder': Huskers ready for chance to prove themselves on Friday

Matt Rhule told reporters his team will show everyone who they are against the Illini -- something the players have taken to heart.

As quarterback's shine at practice, Huskers ready for short week

As quarterback's shine at practice, Huskers ready for short week

As Nebraska looks to move on from their 45-7 loss to second-ranked Michigan, they're going to need to have a short memory. 

Huskers look to learn from blowout loss, ahead of Friday tilt with Fighting Illini

Huskers look to learn from blowout loss, ahead of Friday tilt with Fighting Illini

As they return to Big Ten competition, Nebraska suffered their worst loss of the year, falling to #2 Michigan 45-7. 

‘Bloody Tuesday’: Huskers focused on physicality going into Michigan game

‘Bloody Tuesday’: Huskers focused on physicality going into Michigan game

Nebraska continues prepping for what could be their toughest test of the year, welcoming second-ranked Michigan to Lincoln on Saturday.

Rhule, Huskers prepare for well balanced Wolverine team

Rhule, Huskers prepare for well balanced Wolverine team

Nebraska returns to Big Ten play this weekend, welcoming second-ranked Michigan to Memorial Stadium, as the Huskers face a top five team for the third straight year.

HIGHLIGHTS: Haarberg, Grant help Nebraska run past Bulldogs 28-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Haarberg, Grant help Nebraska run past Bulldogs 28-14

Nebraska topped Louisiana Tech 28-14 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. 

Huskers prepare for possible wet game day, no word on starting QB

Huskers prepare for possible wet game day, no word on starting QB

Nebraska is readying for their final non-conference game of the year on Saturday as they welcome Louisiana Tech. 

Huskers prep for new look at running back, aim for defensive improvement

Huskers prep for new look at running back, aim for defensive improvement

The Huskers continue prep for final non-conference game of the year.

Rhule announces major injury news, looks into QB position

Rhule announces major injury news, looks into QB position

Matt Rhule confirmed that running backs Gabe Ervin Jr and Rahmir Johnson and defensive back Dwight Bootle are out for the year.

HIGHLIGHTS: Haarberg shines, Huskers dominate in first win of year

HIGHLIGHTS: Haarberg shines, Huskers dominate in first win of year

Nebraska picked up their first win of the year on Saturday night, topping Northern Illinois 35-11. 

Stan: The Pet of the Week

Stan: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in making Stan a part of your family, you can contact the Paws & Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.

'They're a solid team': Huskers not overlooking Northern Illinois

'They're a solid team': Huskers not overlooking Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois has a history of beating power five opponents, such as the Huskers in 2017 and Boston College just two weeks ago. 

Husker offense backs Sims at QB, defense looking for more turnovers

Husker offense backs Sims at QB, defense looking for more turnovers

As Nebraska heads into their home opener this weekend with Northern Illinois, the offense and defense continue to trend in different directions. 

Eagle scout project honors, commemorates area veterans

Eagle scout project honors, commemorates area veterans

A Norfolk teen is beginning work that will continue long after she's done scouting

Rhule talks quarterback position, looks ahead to NIU, responds to CU criticism

Rhule talks quarterback position, looks ahead to NIU, responds to CU criticism

Nebraska is turning the page on the 36-14 loss to Colorado and beginning to look ahead to this weekend's home opener with Northern Illinois at Memorial Stadium.

‘It’s just football’: Huskers prep for Deion Sanders, CU hype train

‘It’s just football’: Huskers prep for Deion Sanders, CU hype train

One of they keys for Matt Rhule and the Huskers this week: focusing on playing football, not the hype. 

Rhule recaps Minnesota loss, looks ahead to Colorado

Rhule recaps Minnesota loss, looks ahead to Colorado

Nebraska is preparing for what's become a much more intriguing game with Deion Sanders and Colorado. 

Volleyball Day In Nebraska: The fan perspective

Volleyball Day In Nebraska: The fan perspective

Ask any Nebraskan to describe Husker sports in one word and you could get any number of adjectives in return. Volleyball Day In Nebraska was no different.

RECAP: A look back on Volleyball Day in Nebraska

RECAP: A look back on Volleyball Day in Nebraska

Jake Bartecki and Michael Shively break down Volleyball Day in Nebraska. 

‘It’s incredible’: Huskers break world record, top UNO in three sets

‘It’s incredible’: Huskers break world record, top UNO in three sets

It was a spectacle unlike any other and a record breaking night.

Columbus discusses possibility of new viaduct

Columbus discusses possibility of new viaduct

On Tuesday evening, the city of Columbus held a meeting in the council chamber to discuss the location of a potential new viaduct in the community.

Frog season underway across Nebraska

Frog season underway across Nebraska

As the seasons shift into the late summer and early fall, one of Nebraska’s most unique outdoor activities is upon us - it’s the pursuit of bullfrogs.

Air Quality Advisory issued for northeast and central Nebraska

Air Quality Advisory issued for northeast and central Nebraska

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued another air quality alert for northeastern and central Nebraska. The advisory was issued for Tuesday and Wednesday.

DAV Looking for drivers to transport veterans

DAV Looking for drivers to transport veterans

Norfolk's DAV chapter is looking to ensure that veterans will be able to utilize their services well into the future

Rhule talks Minnesota, says confidence in team is high

Rhule talks Minnesota, says confidence in team is high

Nebraska kicks off the Rhule era next Thursday against Minnesota on August 31 and Matt Rhule believes his team is ready for the challenge. 

Bauer's four touchdown performance surges Norfolk past Columbus

Bauer's four touchdown performance surges Norfolk past Columbus

The battle for the Maroon Cup always has the cities of Norfolk and Columbus on edge and for the second straight season, the Panthers reclaim the bragging rights after a 28-14 victory over the Discoverers.

Huskers talk battling heat, new facilities at Tuesday media session

Huskers talk battling heat, new facilities at Tuesday media session

A couple of themes at Tuesday's Husker media session were the team getting their first look at their new locker room and facilities, as well as battling the heat just nine days from their season opener in Minnesota. 

New Scooter's location opens in Columbus

New Scooter's location opens in Columbus

Scooter's Coffee was started in 1998 in Bellevue and has expanded across Nebraska as well as other states. Just last weekend a new location opened in Columbus. 

Boutique29eleven aids Oncology Nurse Navigation Program through fundraiser

Boutique29eleven aids Oncology Nurse Navigation Program through fundraiser

Boutiques; a specialized type of retail for a niche market with specialized products and more personal customer service. But who would have thought you would find one at a hospital? 

Sculpture walks seen as economic drivers for Nebraska towns

Sculpture walks seen as economic drivers for Nebraska towns

The growing trend will be expanding to more Nebraska cities in 2024

NSP arrests Fremont man in child exploitation investigation

NSP arrests Fremont man in child exploitation investigation

The Nebraska State Patrol said investigators have arrested a Fremont man following a child exploitation investigation. 

Longtime WSC professor passes away

Longtime WSC professor passes away

A longtime Wayne State College professor has passed away.

Sen. Deb Fischer talks broadband, projects, state of republican party

Sen. Deb Fischer talks broadband, projects, state of republican party

Fischer stopped by the Beatrice office of News Channel Nebraska to discuss broadband, several projects in the works around the state, and the state of the republican party heading into another presidential primary.

Battle Creek to celebrate 150th birthday this week

Battle Creek to celebrate 150th birthday this week

Residents are commemorating the past while laying the groundwork for future celebrations

Releases of Barbie, Oppenheimer keeping movie theaters busy

Releases of Barbie, Oppenheimer keeping movie theaters busy

It’s hard to think of another recent double movie release bigger than the releases of Barbie and Oppenheimer over the weekend.