Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is May 19

LINCOLN, Neb. – Free Fishing and Park Entry Day in Nebraska is May 19. Enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state park activities without the need to purchase a fishing or park entry permit for the ... Read More

Beatrice Councilman Suggests Banning Cardboard From Landfill

BEATRICE – The City of Lincoln has begun banning cardboard from the landfill.  A Beatrice City Councilman would like to see a similar move, in his city. Phil Cook wonders is banning cardboard would extend the life of the city’s landfill, a fe... Read More

Naylor, Shevlin Named Rich Anderson Volunteers of the Year

COLUMBUS - Miki Naylor, Kurt Shevlin, and Scott Frost highlighted the Columbus Area Chamber's 2018 Banquet. Over 1,000 people packed themselves into Ag Park, on Monday night. What looked like a pond of red, compared to the sea of red that makes it... Read More

Norfolk-Native and Korean War Vets Remains Escorted Home

NORFOLK - After 67 years, a Norfolk-native and Korean War vet has finally come home. Monday served as long overdue closure on the life of Army Sgt. First Class Milton Beed as his remains were returned to his home town to be laid to rest. The so... Read More

One Transported After 33rd Avenue Collision

COLUMBUS - One person was transported to the hospital after a collision at 33rd Avenue and 8th Street. Police reports say a 62-year-old man was facing eastbound at the intersection's stoplight and proceeded across the intersection when the light t... Read More

CHS Post Prom Turns CMS into A Jungle of Fun

COLUMBUS - Welcome to the Jungle was the theme for Columbus High's Post Prom, but those who attended the sneak peak, may have thought they were anywhere but Columbus. News Channel Nebraska got a chance to see this year's post prom decorations just... Read More

Lawmaker's 'Get Out of Jail' Card Expiring

Omaha, NE—A state lawmaker's unusual "get out of jail card" is about to expire and his drunk driving arrest likely to kick-in soon. Omaha State Senator Mike McDonnell was busted earlier this year, but a loophole in the State Constitution kept hi... Read More

Minor Injuries Result From Accident on 18th Avenue

COLUMBUS - A driver was checked out but not transported, after their car was totaled on 18th Avenue. The Platte County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska State Patrol, and Columbus Fire and Rescue responded to the accident on 18th Street, north of Lost Cr... Read More

Beatrice Police Arrest Man After Finding Drugs, Guns in Motel Room

BEATRICE – Answering a report of the strong odor of marijuana, Beatrice Police arrested a man at a local motel on drug and weapon charges, over the weekend. Leroy Dominick Harper was arrested Saturday on suspicion of firearm possession in a drug... Read More

Educational Foundation Adds Hall of Fame Member

BEATRICE – The newest member of the Beatrice Educational Hall of Fame is a veterinarian who was a 1983 graduate of BHS. Dr. Christine Ellis has been a research fellow for the Centers for Disease Control researching mosquito-borne diseases and no... Read More

Students Awarded Scholarships Through Beatrice Educational Foundation

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Educational Foundation announced Beatrice High School student scholarship recipients, Sunday.  A ceremony was held at the Beatrice High School Commons area, with several students receiving at least one of over forty scholar... Read More