Blue Cross/Blue Shield Rejects CHI Health's Contract Offer

OMAHA - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from CHI Health because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreem... Read More

SHELBY - Federal officials have cited a local company for safety violations following the death of a worker. According to a press release from the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Double Dutch Dairy was fined $2... Read More

GENOA - According to officials a semi was fully engulfed in flames one mile East of Genoa on Highway 22 Wednesday morning. "We got the call, they told us they had a truck fully engulfed," Genoa Volunteer Fire Department President Bob Green explained... Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Despite missing out on Senate approval by one vote Tuesday, Nebraska's U.S. Senator is still confident the Keystone XL Pipeline will eventually pass. Fischer said in her weekly media conference Wednesday that she was disappointe... Read More

GENOA - According to local dispatchers a semi-truck is fully engulfed in flames just one mile East of Genoa on Highway 22. The Columbus News Team is currently gathering more information on the story and will provide updates as soon as possible....... Read More

LINCOLN – With one of the busiest travel seasons upon Nebraska, the State Patrol is taking to the roadways to urge motorists to buckle up. The national campaign, “Click It or Ticket” is put on in the effort to promote safe driving habits suc... Read More

NORFOLK - A one vehicle roll over in Norfolk has left one person with minor injuries. Shortly after 4:30 pm on Tuesday rescue crews were called out the intersection of 25th and Eisenhower on the far Northwest edge of Norfolk. On scene a pickup tr... Read More

RANDOLPH - The Randolph school district is celebrating a major educational achievement. Students, teachers and community members gathered with state officials Tuesday to celebrate Randolph Elementary School being selected as a National Blue Ribbon... Read More

HARTINGTON - Northeast Community College is recognizing efforts to expand their coverage in Cedar and Knox Counties. The College held a ribbon cutting Monday for their office located in Hartington's city office building. Former Hartington princi... Read More

MADISON - The former zoning administrator for Madison and Pierce Counties made his first appearance in court Monday to face charges of felony theft. Fifty-four year old John Johnson made his initial appearance in Madison County Court on Tuesday. A... Read More

LINCOLN - A Norfolk native has been crowned Mrs. Nebraska for 2015. Erika Shelton, of Lincoln, was crowned Mrs. Nebraska at a ceremony in Lincoln over the weekend. Shelton won $10,000 and will compete in the Mrs. America pagaent next fall. Shel... Read More