Highway 75 Closed in Both Directions Due to a Fatal Accident

PERU, NE – Officials are investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 near the Peru corner north of Auburn. Rescue squads and the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department are on scene of the acciden... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was cited after firing off a gun outside of a local business in east Columbus early Saturday morning. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says the weapons violation was reported at 5:36 a.m. Saturday morning outside of business n... Read More

NORFOLK - Police say a Fremont man is in jail after allegedly stealing money from a Norfolk man who wanted a tattoo. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Leslie Graber was arrested on Saturday. Police say they were called to a home ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - State Sen. Dan Watermeier’s legislative column says hundreds of unfilled vacancies on the department of corrections’ staff roster indicates that merely authorizing more jobs is the not the solution to understaffing issues. The ... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

WAKEFIELD – All makes & models of cars, pickups and motorcycles are welcomed to join in on the informal fun evening this week in Wakefield. The first Cruse In Wednesday…to Wakefield will be hosted by Sidelines Bar and Grille from 6 – 8 p... Read More

LINCOLN - The The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry begins its fall legislative forum road trip Monday. Chamber officials say 28 stops are scheduled around the state between now and the end of November. Nebraska Chamber President Barry Ken... Read More

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska established an agreement this week in the longstanding conflict over water from the Republican River basin. After two years of monthly meetings, the Republican River Compact Administration signed t... Read More

Here are your top five plays from last week: 5. Collin Tinker (Pierce) - 74 yard TD run 4. Quinten Moles (Bloomfield) - 56 yard TD run 3. Pepper Marchant (Neligh-Oakdale) - 34 yard TD run 2. Cody Nelson (Boone Central/Newman Grove) - ... Read More

GENEVA - Former Fillmore Central, Nebraska and Texas A&M standout athlete, Maggie Malone, made an appearance in her hometown of Geneva in front of a huge crowd after a trip  to Rio for the Olympics. Malone and her family, including fellow Ag... Read More

COLUMBUS - The residents of Columbus came out to support the fight against cancer Saturday during Sammy's Superheroes annual Glow Gold event at Memorial Stadium. Sammy's Superheroes Executive Director Jeremy Stanislav says 60 families who are batt... Read More