Avoiding Emergencies this 4th of July

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - You have been hearing the loud "bangs" and feeling the ground shaking "booms." The area night skies have been lit up this week with fireworks leading up to the 4th of July weekend... Read More

PIERCE – A two vehicle accident has killed a Columbus man outside of Pierce. A straight truck hauling fertilizer and driven by 22-year old Brycen Hockemeier of Tilden was being followed by a semi-tanker truck driven by 39-year old Charles Smit... Read More

COLUMBUS - A two vehicle collision sends one person to the hospital with minor injuries. According to Police Captain Todd Thalken, a 2001 Ford Taurus heading southbound, collided with a 2002 Honda Civic heading eastbound at the intersection of 33r... Read More

NORFOLK - When it comes to advertising a garage sale or promoting a local business, a logical place to put a promotional sign would be a light or utility pole. Well the city of Norfolk wants to tell you that placing your ads in those spots is illegal... Read More

COLUMBUS - History has been made as a local couple is issued Platte County's first same-sex marriage license. 56-year-old high school science teacher Trudi Cadembach and 49-year-old telemarketer Therese Noonan beamed with pride as their equality... Read More

EMERSON - Authorities in Thurston County have released the identity of a man killed in a grain bin accident on Monday afternoon. A press release from Thurston County Sheriff Shelly Perez says Todd Martin, 53, of rural Emerson was killed in the acc... Read More

COLUMBUS - Duo Lift in Columbus continues to strengthen its presence amongst the national market. Sales representatives from across the country gathered in Columbus Tuesday to learn about the advancements Duo Lift is making in the agriculture mark... Read More

MADISON - It appeared the Madison County Board of Commissioners were surprised. Typically the bi-weekly meetings have sparse amounts of people attend them but Tuesday morning's meeting had a near full house. The reason being: the commissioners we... Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south. National Weather Service forecasters say Tuesday that smoke from wildfires in northern Sask... Read More

YANKTON - Funeral services are pending for a 68-year-old Creighton woman who was killed Monday in a boating accident in the tailwaters below Gavins Point Dam in Cedar County. According to a press release from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commissio... Read More

NORFOLK - When the USSSA has their All-American tournament in Orlando, Florida later this summer, Norfolk will be representing. Nine-year old Dylan Frohberg, who can throw upwards of 60 miles per hour, earned a spot as a pitcher to play in the exc... Read More