Fortenberry Praises Columbus for Higgins Monument Effort

COLUMBUS - A U.S. Congressmen is praising Columbus for its effort in honoring veterans on an international scale. Jeff Fortenberry stopped by the VFW and spoke in front of nearly 100 people as he ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Lincoln man accused of forcing his girlfriend into a "slave contract." According to online court records, Judge Stephanie Stacy stopped a hearing on Monday at which 36-year-old ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state will join others in a legal fight against new federal rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants. Peterson says the states will challenge the En... Read More

NORFOLK - For the second year running, citizens of Norfolk will get a behind-the-scenes look at how various departments within the city operate. The third offering of Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy will be held this fall to give people a chance to ... Read More

INTERIOR, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search for a Nebraska man missing for nearly a month in Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Thirty-nine-year-old Joshua Jacobsen, of Laurel, Nebraska, is believed to have ente... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Aquatic Center is closed after being struck by lightning Tuesday morning. According to City Administrative Assistant Linda Cloeter, the building was struck at 5:30 a.m., causing mechanical issues for the facility. The bu... Read More

NORFOLK - Communities including Norfolk, Madison, Pierce, and others across the area and country are gearing up for tonight's National Night Out. The 32nd annual event, which be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Norfolk's Central Park, will have several la... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes - a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year... Read More

NORFOLK - The riverfront project connecting Johnson Park with the river area around it in Norfolk took a step forward on Monday night. The city council approved a proposal to approve the draft National Environmental Policy Act Categorical Exclusio... Read More

COLUMBUS - Local officials are exploring ways to pay for two potential projects in Columbus. City Council met Monday night and discussed a financing option, presented by City Administrator Joe Mangiamelli, for both the proposed library/cultu... Read More

NORFOLK - Norfolk residents may soon have another option when it comes to their cable television provider. At Monday night's city council meeting, the council unanimously advanced on first reading an ordinance that would grant a franchise agreemen... Read More