First Fire of the Day: 7 South of Pilger

PILGER -- Pilger Fire responded to a fire 7 miles south of Pilger at 12:45 PM this afternoon. Upon arrival, the fire had consumed about a quarter of A section of land. The fire was brought under contr... Read More

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Columbus man following overnight threats that were allegedly made by the suspect. The man has been identified as Stephen Knott. He is a white male, 5'11" tall weighs 275... Read More

NORFOLK - The annual Norfolk 4th of July Parade will be held this summer, despite recent concerns. The fate of the parade has been hanging in the balance, after a float sparked controversy at last year’s event. Some individuals said the float wa... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold. The decision by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means that Nebraska's ban ... Read More

ALBION - An Albion man will be having his preliminary hearing later this month after appearing in Boone County Court Thursday morning. Alan C. Choat, 73, had to use a walker in court; Deputies say he recently had back surgery. Choat is facing 11 cou... Read More

LINCOLN - The Norfolk Panther girls pulled the upset of the year Thursday. The Lady Panthers knocked off the top seeded and undefeated Omaha Benson Bunnies by a score of 46-37. Norfolk senior Jaycee Bradley nearly outscored the Bunnies by herse... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Area Green Council held a meeting on Thursday hoping to revitalize their group and focus on numerous environmental projects. The council has been around since 2009 and is looking to increase its membership in order to develo... Read More

Genoa - A cornfield is on fire near Genoa according to scanner traffic. A report came in at approximately 12:05 pm Thursday reporting the fire that is said to be approximately six miles North of Genoa of of HWY 39. Columbus News Team is headin... Read More

NORFOLK - Three people are in jail following an early morning foot pursuit in Norfolk. Shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday, a Norfolk Police Officer observed a car traveling westbound on Elm Avenue at a very high rate of speed. The officer located the p... Read More

WEST POINT - A man is in jail following an afternoon burglary in West Point. According to court documents, law enforcement officials responded to a possible burglary shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. When law enforcement came in contact with West Poi... Read More

LINCOLN (AP) -A new survey report says the average value of Nebraska's agriculture land dropped 3 percent in the past year. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln report released Wednesday says that as of Feb. 1, the land value was $3,210 an acre, com... Read More