Human Trafficking Task Force Arrests Prostitution Suspect, in Beatrice

BEATRICE- A human trafficking task force has arrested a male suspect for prostitution and soliciting prostitution at a Beatrice motel. 32-year-old Kentrell Vertner was arrested in the four-thousand... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Nebraska State Patrol says a semi jackknifed on Highway 81, northwest of Columbus and says closures should be expected. Nebraska State Trooper Trinity Jones says a semi jackknifed just north of the Highway 22 junction on Highway 81 ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Winter Storm Jaxon has made things unpleasant for a lot of locals, but one of our furrier residents couldn't be happier. Nia the 1-year-old German Shepherd is relishing in the opportunity to enjoy the 9 plus inches of white powder cover... Read More

COLUMBUS - Platte County Crews were pulled from the roadways late this morning, with the roads department reporting zero visibility. Clearing roads has been difficult Monday with the combination of wet, heavy snow, and strong winds. A county maint... Read More

LINCOLN - State Senator Lydia Brasch of District 16 says a bill involving civics curriculum in schools is one of her priorities this session. LB 1069 would ask schools, public and private, to include subjects on Americanism and civics into their c... Read More

COLUMBUS - Traversing Columbus is tough for even the most well equipped vehicles today, and police are asking residents to stay home. The National Weather Service says at least 9 inches of snow has already fallen in the Columbus and Osceola areas.... Read More

BROKEN BOW - The city crew is working on snow removal in Broken Bow. Find out the latest plan for main and residential street clearings in the video above. City Administrator Brent Clark reported crews are fighting strong winds but continuing to h... Read More

COLUMBUS - Loup Power President Neal Suess says they have not had any big issues yet with Winter Storm Jaxon, but say crews are ready to go in case of an outage. Suess says there have been a few minor concerns, but say all of those have been taken... Read More

Photos from local residents show off the nasty conditions and high snow totals being brought with Winter Storm Jaxon to the Columbus area. See more below. Submit your photos to our Facebook, Twitter, or news@columbusnewsteam.com Caitlyn Byrnes... Read More

FREMONT - The City of Fremont has declared a Snow Emergency. According to the City's Facebook page, the Snow Emergency will remain in effect until noon on Tuesday. Residential plowing will also begin as soon as the snow fall subsides. During Snow ... Read More

UPDATE: As of 11:58 a.m. all power has been restored. Any new outages are asked to contact Custer County Power immediately. ----------------------------------------- CUSTER COUNTY - Crews are working to repair downed power in at least two areas... Read More