Kids Safety Day

COLUMBUS - The annual Kids Safety Day event took place at Mike's Auto Sales & Towing in Columbus on Saturday afternoon. The event invited the Columbus community to learn safety tips from local ... Read More

Columbus Area Human Resource Association Holds Monthly Meeting

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Human Resource Association had their monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon. During their luncheon, Jill Colegrove, the executive director of Colegrove Counseling, gave a presentation highlighting stress. The presentati... Read More

Meadow Grove man dies in accident west of Wayne

WAYNE — Emergency personnel was dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident around 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened along Highway 35 just east of the intersection of 572nd Avenue and Highway 35. One of the individuals involved i... Read More

Intersection Proposal Draws Criticism

HUMPHREY - A proposal to make a troubled intersection safer and more efficient is drawing criticism by semi-trailer drivers and residents. The plan put forward by the Nebraska Department of Transportation will re-work the intersection of Highway 8... Read More

2018 Columbus Ag Partners Tour

COLUMBUS - The 14th annual Ag Partners Tour took place in Columbus on Wednesday afternoon, giving community members the opportunity to visit three innovative agriculture businesses around the Columbus area. The tour was attended by members of the ... Read More

Honoring POW Army Sergeant After 68 years

SILVER CREEK- Nearly 68 years after dying from starvation at a North Korean prisoner-of-war camp, Army Master Sgt. Leonard Chinn's remains are home. 33 boxes were shipped from North Korea to Hawaii in 1993 filled with decomposed servicemen who lo... Read More

Governor Ricketts Speaks At 50th Anniversary of Cargill Plant

SCHUYLER - Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts traveled to Schuyler to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cargill Plant. Ricketts arrived to the plant Wednesday morning to meet with Cargill employees and leaders to honor their achievements as the l... Read More

Jordan Cordero Arraignment; Facing Six Felony Charges

COLUMBUS - 21-year-old Jordan Cordero was arraigned in Platte County Court Wednesday morning. The Columbus resident who had a brief foot pursuit with Columbus police back on September 10th and brandished a shotgun was read his charges. He is looki... Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident Causes $27,000 In Damage

COLUMBUS - A two-vehicle accident in Columbus on Tuesday night caused an estimated $27,000 in damage. According to the Platte County Sheriff's Office, the accident took place around 8:39 PM, at the intersection of 53rd Street and 18th Avenue, just... Read More

Drive 4 Your Community Event Coming Up This Saturday

COLUMBUS - The Columbus High School Marching Band is partnering with Gene Steffy's Ford of Columbus for a big fundraising event this Saturday. Gene Steffy's Ford is inviting the Columbus community to take a test drive from 8 AM until 4 PM on Satur... Read More

Former Norfolkan running across the U.S. makes stop to Norfolk Catholic

NORFOLK- Phil McCarthy, originally from Norfolk and a Norfolk Catholic graduate, is running from coast-to-coast. Tuesday was a special day on McCarthy’s run as he approached familiar territory, guided by enthusiastic runners. The Norfolk Ca... Read More