Two killed in car vs. train crash identified

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Two people died in a train versus car crash in Lincoln early Friday morning, authorities said. Lincoln Police said the Amtrak train hit the car at the railroad crossing near ... Read More

NORFOLK -- A local Chiropractor has earned statewide honors following the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association's annual meeting in Kearney last week. Dr. David Timmerman of Norfolk, was awarded the Chiropractor of the Year award for contribut... Read More

BEATRICE - "This is an event that people are not going to forget about. The benefit, too, is that the park gets visibility and people learn about this really important story of homesteading. This is what settled the west. We helped build our economy,... Read More

FREMONT - Due to the first solar farm in Fremont selling out, and the overwhelming response from the community, the City of Fremont is planning a second farm. The City of Fremont is working toward a grant to help fund the making of the second sola... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Folks in the area that are still seeking eclipse glasses may just be out of luck. Stores all across Columbus do not have glasses needed to view the total solar eclipse that is coming to the state on Monday. The Columbus Chamber... Read More

FREMONT - Fremont Area United Way kicked off their 2018 campaign with a community-wide volunteer food packaging event. The United Way Campaign Kickoff event began at 8:30 a.m. on Friday with a Chamber Coffee. The volunteer food packaging event beg... Read More

FREMONT - Check out this week’s Crime Stoppers report from Lt. Bottorff with the Fremont Police Department. "Our agency is investigating a burglary case #2591. The incident took place within the last month when someone stole tools from a buildi... Read More

BEATRICE -  About 1,200 Kindergarten through fifth grade students from Beatrice and Tri County took an eclipse event field trip to the Homestead National Monument of America, Friday. The park service attraction is one of the focal points for even... Read More

WAYNE – Those who enjoy coffee and listening to stories told came to the right place Friday morning during a Chamber Coffee event. Mike Carnes with Mikey C Productions and WayneAmerica.com held his second Chamber Coffee event in the past year. C... Read More

CHAPMAN, Neb. - A Grand Island man that authorities say had gang ties was arrested in Merrick County on Wednesday. According to the Merrick County Sheriffs Office, 42-year-old Rene Ramos Magana was a passenger in a Buick sedan stopped while drivin... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is facing a felony and is set for his first appearance, after fleeing from police in his truck, and on foot, while drunk. Caleb Blomberg, 27, is facing a felony charge for avoiding arrest, as well as 2nd offense DUI, criminal misc... Read More