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Fire destroys second-story Columbus apartment Tuesday morning

COLUMBUS -- A structure fire decimated a second-story Columbus apartment flat Tuesday morning. Members of the Columbus Fire Department were dispatched at approximately 8:05 a.m. to 2513 21st St. in regard to a conflagration tearing through the top portion of a multi-family apartment dwelling, Fire C

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 20:15:00

No serious injuries in Tuesday morning crashes on Highway 30

No serious injuries were reported in three separate crashes Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 30 east of Kearney, partially attributed to slick road conditions. At 6:24 a.m. a 19-year-old man lost control of the 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup he was driving near Lakota Road as he tried to pass a slower movi

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-20 15:32:00

Live music set for Sunday at Izaak Walton

Live music by "The Pretenders" will take place from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the Izaak Walton Club House in Fremont. It will feature music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. There is a $10 cover charge per person. A cash bar will be available. Live music by "The Pretenders" will take place from 3-6 p.m. Sun

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 23:15:00

Speaker highlights issues on assisted suicide

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Right to Life on Monday evening held a community event discussing the effects of euthanasia -- assisted suicide --at the Veteran of Foreign Wars building. Alex Schadenberg, executive director for Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, spoke about the downfalls of assisted suic

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2018-03-20 21:42:00

Work to begin on Highway 79, detour planned

LINCOLN - Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin March 26 on Nebraska Highway 79 from Raymond Road to Valparaiso, Reference Post 5.09 to Reference Post 13.57, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Pavers Companies of Waverly, Nebraska has the $11,634,126 contract. Work incl

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2018-03-20 19:54:00

Planning Commission recommends amended Gallery 23 East Planned Development

The Fremont Planning Commission recommended approval of an amendment to the Planned Development for Gallery 23 East housing development at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The Gallery 23 East development on the southeast corner of U.S. Highway 275 and U.S. Highway 30 broke ground in Septem

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 22:45:00

Nebraska consumers buying into community farming model

Food lovers who want to know more about where their food comes from and who grows it have lots of options through a concept called Community Supported Agriculture. The farming model, which isn't new but is gaining fans, typically involves consumers making a cash investment in a particular farm's pro

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-21 01:00:00

Letter: Help stop development

The 3rd and final reading of the ordinance rezoning the land adjacent to the Middle School will be on Tuesday the 27th. So far Mark Legband, Steve Landholm, Mike Kuhns, Scott Schaller, and John Anderson have refused to listen to the majority of citizens opposed to the convenience store at this locat

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 05:00:00

Son and father heading for prison, jail cells

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. COLUMBUS - A 21-year-old Duncan man on Friday acknowledged his father sitting in the gallery before leaving the courtroom to begin serving a prison sentence of up to five years for his conviction of theft-receiving stolen property last November. Platte D


Man arrested after attempting to enter homes

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A Fremont man was arrested for disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct on Thursday after attempting to enter two residences where he does not live. According to the Fremont Police Department, at approximately 11:35 p.m. Austin J. Bloom, 23, of Fremon


Woman arrested for meth possession

A woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine after being reported to be loitering for several hours on Thursday. According to the Fremont Police Department, at approximately 12:15 p.m. Bonnie C. Key, 58, no current address, was arrested for possession of a controlled


River otters making a comeback in Nebraska

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) - River otters, once endangered in Nebraska, are making a comeback. The Omaha World-Herald reports that a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reintroduction program that started three decades about is restoring a species that were a common part of the Nebraska landscape before the


Two men arrested for driving violations

Two men, one from Fremont, and one from Omaha, were arrested for driving during revocation and driving during suspension on Thursday. According to the Fremont Police Department at approximately 9:15 a.m. Marvin A. Wennstedt, 47, of Fremont was arrested for driving during revocation following a traff


Norfolk woman sentenced to decades in prison for death of her daughter

MADISON, Neb. - The Norfolk woman convicted of causing the death of her four-year-old daughter will be spending decades in prison. Judge James Kube sentenced Carla Montoya to 55-75 years at a Madison County District Court hearing on Thursday. Montoya was found guilty of felony intentional child abus


Fremont man arrested for theft, drug possession

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A Fremont man was arrested for drug possession and theft after taking a checkbook from an unlocked car on Wednesday. According to the Fremont Police Department, at approximately 7:30 a.m. a theft was reported at a business in the 700 block of north Daven