Sheriff: Rural Columbus Man Trapped Under Car Dies

COLUMBUS -- A rural Columbus man is dead after being trapped under a pick-up he was working on last night in the area of Lakeview High School. According to Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff, Columbus R... Read More

Joe Casey gave the Auburn school board an update on the local TeamMates chapter and the move to welcome more Peru State College mentors. Casey said the goal is to pair a student with a mentor beginning in fifth grade and have that relationship con... Read More

NORFOLK – Is Northeast Nebraska in for another active spring and summer for precipitation? Nebraska State Climatologist Al Dutcher says it is a strong possibility. Dutcher says that what happens over the next couple of months are crucial to w... Read More

NORFOLK – Conservation practices have evolved greatly in land management over the years, and area farmers and ranchers will have the opportunity to become educated on the latest and greatest in the industry coming up next month. The No-Till, Cov... Read More

LINCOLN - Local lawmakers are reacting positively to Gov. Pete Ricketts first State of the State Address. Ricketts outlined a budget that adds $60-million each year to the state's property tax credit relief fund. Sen. Dave Bloomfield says that's a... Read More

NELIGH - The vehicular homicide trial of a Meadow Grove man has been pushed back to April. Antelope County Court Judge Donna Taylor on Wednesday continued the trial of 66-year old Roger Wynn to April 30th. Prosecutors filed vehicular homicide and... Read More

NORFOLK - The unemployment rate in the Norfolk area is up slightly. Statistics from the Nebraska Department of Labor show that the area made up of Madison, Stanton and Pierce counties saw its unemployment rate jump one-half percentage point to 2.6... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Arts Center's annual fundraiser will gvie attendees their fill of food and fun this weekend. Soup 'R Art is being held in Norfolk on Sunday. The annual event features ten area restaurants presenting their best soups to sample... Read More

MADISON - The upcoming grand jury investigation into the death of Andre Murphy will be closed off to the public. Madison County District Court Judge James Kube sent out a media release Thursday outlining some of the details of the upcoming grand j... Read More

BOYS BASKETBALL Allen 34, Wausa 31 Battle Creek 68, Laurel-Concord/Coleridge 45 Bloomfield 63, Ewing 16 Columbus Scotus 67, Boone Central/Newman Grove 54 Madison 71, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 65 Osmond 45, Creighton 44 Pierce ... Read More

NORFOLK - City officials said this past June's hail storms in Norfolk have had quite the impact on revenues. City Finance Director Randy Gates informed the Norfolk City Council this week that the city has seen a dramatic increase in sales tax reve... Read More