Wayne State College President Retires

WAYNE - This time, outgoing Wayne State College President Curt Frye plans to stay retired. Frye had his last day on the job as president on Tuesday, retiring after what he calls a “quick 30 years... 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

COLUMBUS - Time stood still as an local historic train station was demolished. The Union Pacific Railroad depot in downtown Columbus was torn down beginning Monday morning while citizens watched in disbelief. The station has is more than 100 ... Read More

OMAHA - The American Red Cross is urging eligible community members in the Columbus and Norfolk areas to donate blood, due to the lack of donations caused by holiday travel. A press release from the American Red Cross says in a recent survey mo... Read More

SCHUYLER - Local store accommodates to the growing melting pot that is Nebraska. From putting in new flooring to an electrical system, owners of The African Grocery Store continue putting countless hours towards finalizing their new location on... Read More