Escaped inmate is a convicted child molester; currently charged with incest and he's armed

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska law enforcement officials are looking for an escaped inmate they say is armed and dangerous. Officials say 37-year-old Eric Scott, a Dodge County inmate, escaped Wedne... Read More

FAIRBURY - Area producers met with Fairbury Public School officials to discuss beef. Fairbury Public Schools Food Service Supervisor Jane Rhine says, "Anytime you serve 100% meat - beef, pork, whatever it's better for them." Superintendent Step... Read More

Columbus, Neb. – Tom Kent, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), became the RMEL’s  2017-2018 President during the organizations 114th Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention in Tucso... Read More

Columbus, Neb.) – Central Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kathy Fuchser as Columbus Campus president/division vice president, effective in January. Fuchser succeeds Dr. Matt Gotschall, who will begin the role of coll... Read More

COLUMBUS - Fall Hydrant flushing is beginning in the first week of October, and resident may see some changes with their water. The City of Columbus says fall hydrant flushing and flow testing is set to start on the first Monday of October. "Re... Read More

BROKEN BOW--Income tax and property tax continue to be some of the primary concerns for Nebraska, as discussed at Tuesday’s annual legislative forum at the Bonfire Grill. The breakfast table conversation was led by the Nebraska State Chamber of ... Read More

Eric Scott   NEBRASKA CITY - Authorities are searching for a  Nebraska State Penitentiary prisoner who overpowered a Dodge County sheriff's deputy and escaped in a stolen car Wednesday afternoon. Dodge County  Sheriff Steven Hespen s... Read More

NORFOLK, NE — Despite the name, Oktoberfest actually began in September, and that’s not just a Norfolk thing, but German tradition. “People ask me that question a lot.” Jared Dahlkoetter, Events Director for the Chamber says. “It was ori... Read More

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. - The Lakeview volleyball team split their matches in a Tuesday triangular. The Viqueens fell to Nebraska Christian in two sets 25-16 and 25-22 and then went on to beat Boone Central/Newman Grove in straight sets 27-25 and 25-16... Read More

AUBURN - Most of the five counties that make up the Southeast District Health Department fall in the mid-range of the state’s overall health rankings, but director Kevin Cluskey said opioid overdose provides cause for concern. The health departm... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - The Columbus City Council approved two new batting cages for Gerrard Park in hopes of attracting tournaments to the facility. The city approved the cages for a total of $36,539.04, using three different companies to provide the fe... Read More