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Belitz: Chamber fills schedule with events

We are going to pack as much into the remainder of September as we possibly can. I mentioned last week that the chamber co-hosted Jon Schallert on Tuesday, educating our retail members on how to become a destination business that continues to draw customers through the door in this era of online sho

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 13:30:00

Decades ago, gymnastics was part of Discoverers' routine

COLUMBUS - For a 10-year stretch in the 1960s and '70s, Columbus High offered a sport very few Nebraska schools had - gymnastics. From 1965 to 1975, under the guidance of coaches Bart Bartholomew and Ron Beck, the Discoverers competed with the best gymnasts in the state. It was Bartholomew and Beck

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 03:30:00

CPS drops tax levy slightly

COLUMBUS - Despite a decline in state aid money and smaller property valuation increase than in years past, Columbus Public Schools is lowering its property tax levy for the 2017-18 budget year. The district's $66.3 million budget and final tax request were approved Monday by the board of education.

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Nebraska county sees uptick in unlicensed youths driving

SCHUYLER - An eastern Nebraska county is seeing more juveniles driving without a proper driver's license or permit. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl said there have been 10 to 15 such cases so far this year. One involved a 14-year-old who crashed into a tree in Schuyler with three other minors in

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 21:08:00

B-D builds reputation in construction business

COLUMBUS - Darrell Burrows doesn't get hung up on titles. At a company like B-D Construction, he knows it takes commitment from every employee - from the owners to the workers out in the field - to be successful. "Everybody has their place and everybody has their duties," Burrows said. "It has to be

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 03:30:00

Edgewood makes residents feel at home

COLUMBUS - Tucked away in a nondescript corner of Columbus is a diverse, active community that many are completely unaware of, despite the fact that it's been in that same location for nearly 20 years. Edgewood Vista Memory Care in Columbus is a 12-bed senior living community that provides a comfort

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 13:00:00

Dubsky's kept Schuyler moving for decades

Dennis and Donna Dubsky pose for a photo outside Dubsky's Auto Center, which they recently closed after 53 years in business.Christina Lieffring, The Columbus Telegram SCHUYLER - Fifty-three years is a long time to stay in business. Dennis and Donna Dubsky managed to reach that mark by changing with

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Rising City graduates collect pieces of their past

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. RISING CITY - Those who wanted a keepsake from a century-old school had one last chance to get their memento before the brick building is torn down. Dozens of people rummaged through the old Rising City School buildi

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 00:45:00

The Latest: Baldwin praises Sean Spicer's sense of humor

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 6:53 p.m. Alec Baldwin says the average person is likely grateful that Sean Spicer has a sense of humor about himself. Speaking backstage at the Emmy Awards S

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 01:54:03

Ed Rogers: Can the GOP survive Trump?

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-18 06:00:00

Area 4-H results at Nebraska State Fair

GRAND ISLAND - Results have been announced and Saunders County 4-Hers did well at the State Fair. Chloe Aldrich, Wahoo: Cultural Food Exhibit, purple; Loaf Quick Bread, purple; Horticulture - Jalapeno Peppers, purple; Specialty Rolls, red. Trent Barry, Wahoo: 4-H and FFA Guernsey, 3-year-old - 9/1/2

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:56:00

Zazie Beetz: Ryan Reynolds is 'incredibly talented'

Zazie Beetz has praised her 'Deadpool 2' co-star Ryan Reynolds as "incredibly talented". The 26-year-old actress is set to take on the role of Neena Thurman and her alter-ego Domino in the upcoming sequel to the 2016 Marvel movie, and has praised her co-star Ryan - who stars as the titular anti-hero

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man, Woman Arrested After Drive-By Shooting, Chase in Dallas

Metro Police said they arrested a man and a woman after a drive-by shooting and a chase in Dallas early Wednesday morning. Dallas police said an officer saw a person firing shots from a vehicle at a 7-Eleven near the intersection of Beckley and Illinois avenues at about 1:30 a.m. Officers tried to s

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-20 10:52:05

Hundreds dead in Mexico earthquake, rescues continue, how you can help

MEXICO CITY - A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region. "The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured," said Presid

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-09-20 13:48:33

Dallas struggling to solve its K2 epidemic as the walking dead roam downtown

A few months back I was ferrying a colleague from an Uptown appointment back to Dallas City Hall when, heading down Young Street, we saw a man lying face-down on the sidewalk across from the Butler Brothers building. Splayed out and still, he looked dead; we were positive of that. A panicked call wa

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:40:47

Instagram video of gun collection leads police to most-wanted Dallas man in California

An 18-year-old man on Texas' most-wanted list was arrested early Tuesday morning in California after posting an Instagram video revealing his location, the Los Angeles Times reports . Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez (Texas Department of Public Safety) Dallas police were able to pinpoint Christopher

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:34:00

Dallas County Marshals fired after misconduct investigation

DALLAS - The county fired four marshals and let two others resign after an outside investigation revealed misconduct in one of Dallas' newest and smallest police departments. Among other things, Dallas County marshals were accused of working off-duty jobs while getting paid by the county. "If peop

WFAA - 2017-09-20 03:22:45

Duncanville High School On High Alert After Social Media Threat

DUNCANVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) - A picture circulated across social media Tuesday night has Duncanville High School on high alert today. The picture appears to show a gun, in a box, along with the caption "don't come to school tomorrow." Duncanville High principal Tia Simmons sent a message to parents lat

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 14:52:00

Dad builds ultimate playhouse for his daughters - and it will blow your mind

Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography HIGHLAND, Mich. - A Michigan dad built a playhouse for his two daughters - and it might be the most elaborate playhouse ever constructed. Adam Boyd, 39, owns a construction company and

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-09-19 21:08:51

Live Instagram Video Leads LA Police to One of Texas' 10 Most Wanted

Live Instagram Video Leads LA Police to One of Texas' 10 Most Wanted "Little Chris" didn't even make it a month on the state of Texas' 10 most wanted list. Dallas police announced Tuesday afternoon that Los Angeles Police Department officer have arrested Christopher Gonzalez, 18, who has been on the

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 09:00:00