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Stanton County Crash Sends One To Hospital
The accident occurred when an eastbound pickup driven by Jim Wurdinger, 56, of rural Stanton pulled into the path of a northbound SUV driven by Alice Thorson, 77, of Norfolk at the intersection of 846thRoad South of Hoskins.
Reports: Nebraska man foils woman's attempt to sell 8-year-old daughter for sex for $100
An East Texas woman tried to sell her 8-year-old daughter for sex for $100 to a man in Nebraska using social media, according to Texas news reports.But the man — identified in court documents as Dustin Leiting — immediately reported her to the Wayne, Nebraska, Police Department, according to court d
Looking for spark on west side of town
Local community leaders point to the efforts on a 12.2-acre stretch along the 23rd Street commercial corridor as a likely spark plug to reinvigorate development on the west side of the community that has largely remained stalled for nearly two decades.Lincoln-based development representatives will p
Seniors fall to Norfolk, 3-0
Columbus was flying high coming off a successful weekend when it took the field in Norfolk on Tuesday.Unfortunately, that momentum failed to carry over as the Cornerstone Insurance Group Seniors fell in an American Legion game by a final of 3-0.Despite a suddenly stagnant offense, which could only p
Council mulls ‘family’ tiffs at Aquacourt
The city of Hastings is looking at possibly changing its pricing structure for, as well as the definition of, season family passes to the Aquacourt Water Park.Jeff Hassenstab, Hastings Parks and Recreation director, discussed during the Hastings City Council’s work session on Monday challenges faced
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City man found hiding in field after U.S. 81 crash
A Platte Sheriff’s deputy found a 40-year-old Columbus man hiding in tall grass after running away from a two-vehicle crash in the area of U.S. Highway 81 and 310th Street that left a woman with a serious facial injury.Jonathan Jacobson has been scheduled for a felony first appearance hearing June 2
Youth Philanthropy Contest provides financial backing to big ideas
After competing in the Youth Philanthropy Contest in 2016, Rachel Oceguera didn’t have set-in-stone plans to apply for grant funds through the Columbus Area Philanthropy Council the following year.She’d already made a difference in the community with her “Hair Care with Flair” project, which provide
Norfolk, Deshler businesses earn grants to partner with schools
“The Developing Youth Talent Initiative is preparing young people across Nebraska for great-paying opportunities in our state’s manufacturing and IT industries,” Ricketts said. “At the same time, Nebraska’s job creators are connecting with the highly-skilled, highly-trained workforce they are workin
Campers having time of their lives at Joy Ranch
Since Sunday, 40 kids and young adults with mental, physical and emotional conditions have had the times of their lives practicing archery, boating and participating in other camp activities.
Here's what is happening at 57th Street and I-229: The new Bridge View Crossing development
The piece of land west of I-29 on 57th Street, which used to be home to the Hidden Valley Stables, is now being transformed into a retail center called Bridge View Crossing.
Norfolk, NE man charged with drug possession
A Norfolk, Nebraska, man has been arrested after police say they found pot and meth inside his car.
Phone Scam reported in Nebraska
West Point, NE – Cuming County Public Power District has been notified of several phone scams going on around Nebraska.Customers are receiving phone calls from local phone numbers (same area code & prefix) where the caller is telling the customer that they had a new meter reading and that the custom
Nation's largest circus making Columbus its last stop
Ringleader Brian LaPalme was behind the wheel of his circus truck Thursday afternoon, traveling with the All-New Super Spectacular Circus on the way to Columbus for a Sunday appearance at Platte County Ag Park.The showman said he wants to give local residents enough thrills and excitement to have th
Wickett a Norfolk, Neb., native finishes fourth in nation in bull riding at CNFR
Mid-Plains Community College bull rider Garrett Wickett has ended his college rodeo career fourth in the nation.The Norfolk, Neb., native was No. 1 in the Great Plains Region heading into the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. last week, but some rough luck in the first go-round threatene
Physical therapist opens third branch in Neligh
For 27 years and counting, Mark Spier has dedicated his life to helping people heal and get back on their feet.Physical therapy appealed to Spier because it fit two of his personality traits, the need to help people and make them happy.Pursuing a career as a physical therapist allowed Spier to do bo
Columbus not insulated from tragic situations
We want to think that the bad of the world will not touch us. That Columbus is insulated from the violence, the guns, the drugs, and the likes. Unfortunately we are not. And earlier this month that fact hit home in an extremely hard way. With the shooting of Sergeant Wangler we realize that Columbus
Columbus motorist dies after her minivan is struck by train
A 54-year-old Columbus, Nebraska, woman has died after her vehicle was struck by a train near North Bend.
News Channel Nebraska Taps Octopus NRCS for Live News
NORFOLK, NE--News Channel Nebraska (NCN)—an independent TV and radio network serving Nebraska state and Sioux City, Iowa—has chosen the Octopus newsroom computer system (NRCS) from Octopus Newsroom as the platform unifying and supporting its multi-site newsroom operations.The Octopus NRCS—which Octo
Suspects in Loofe's death appear in court
WILBER, Neb. - Two people accused in the killing and dismembering of a Neligh, Nebraska-native woman were in court Tuesday.