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Former Schuyler mayor retires from position
Schuyler residents were not about to let David Reinecke retire from his two decades of service as the town's mayor without having a little celebration. “In the last 20 years, 95 percent of it was very, very good,” Reinecke said during an open house event held in his honor Dec. 6 inside of the Schuyl
Schuyler officials looking to put old library building to good use
After years of providing Colfax County patrons with reading materials out of its 1123 A St. location, Schuyler Public Library in April vacated the premises and moved into its new home.
Man gets probation for threatening text messages
A Council Bluffs man will get probation after he sent threatening text messages to an individual as part of a domestic incident. In the July 6 messages, James W. Bowman, 34, threatened to kill and torture a member of the individual’s family, using graphic and vulgar language, according to a police a
Slumberland Furniture donates mattresses to children
Owners of Slumberland Furniture said they believe every child deserves a comfortable bed to sleep in, especially during the Christmas season. “There are children out there that are not as fortunate as some of the others and they are sleeping on floors,” said Scott Bales, manager of Slumberland Furni
More food needed for annual drive
Even to this day, Columbus resident Saul Soltero can recall a December afternoon many years ago when he stopped by a house in Schuyler. The home, he said, was in dire need of repair as the windows were covered in plastic bags to keep in the heat and the paint was bad. That day Soltero and his family
Parade of Trees provides cheer at The Center
From Christmas trees made completely from wood to golf tee ornaments, the annual Parade of Trees displays are a reflection of several participating organizations. Sponsored through the Schuyler Area Chamber of Commerce, the event was held for the second consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 7, in partner
Deputies help find missing Dodge County man
Washington County sheriff's deputies helped locate a missing Dodge County man Thursday morning. An endangered missing alert was issued for 82-year-old Bob Bales just before 2 a.m. Thursday. He had left a relative's house to return to his home nearly 1900 County Road R North and had last been seen at
2nd man sentenced to federal prison for Malmo bank robbery
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years and 11 months in federal prison for his role in an armed bank robbery near Wahoo last year. James C. Fentress-Dismuke is the second defendant in the robbery to be sentenced by a federal judge.
Sheriff: Largest meth seizure ever in Stanton County, NE
STANTON, Nebraska (KTIV)- On Saturday evening at about 7:00 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office says they arrested a 28-year-old Minnesota woman on felony drug charges in the largest seizure of Methamphetamine in Stanton County history.
Case of paralyzing illness confirmed in young Douglas County resident, the third so far in Nebraska
A case of a paralyzing illness has been confirmed in a young Douglas County resident, marking the third documented case of the rare condition so far in Nebraska. The resident confirmed with acute flaccid myelitis is younger than 18 years old and has been released from a hospital, Douglas County heal
Campaign Starts to put Medical Marijuana on the 2020 Nebraska Ballot
A campaign is underway to get the legalization of medical marijuana on the 2020 Nebraska ballot. Lincoln State Senator Adam Morfeld filed the initial paperwork for the initiative last week. He says a steering committee will poll residents and come back with language to submit for filing.
Veerbeek shines off bench in Nebraska victory
LINCOLN | Taylor Kissinger led five Huskers in double figures with 18 points, as Nebraska displayed a prolific offense for 40 minutes in a 96-71 women's basketball win over visiting Denver on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Stanford's locker room message goes public following NCAA Championship win over Nebraska
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The NCAA Volleyball Twitter account posted an image from Stanford's locker room after a five-set win over Nebraska in the national championship game in Minneapolis Saturday.
Nebraska agrees to pay Akron $650,000 for canceled game, and teams will play in 2025
LINCOLN — The first Nebraska football game in history canceled by thunderstorms turned into a rain check — seven years from now — for the team the Huskers were scheduled to play.
Nebraska trying desperately to stop top recruit from heading to Alabama
When Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming after a player, you know he’s good. When you’re the coach of a rival team, though, having Saban in the mix is terrifying.
Eagles are making their way through Nebraska
I was out along the Platte recently with my muzzleloader and noticed quite a few geese moving up and down the river. About an hour after one large group of geese passed over me, I spotted a bald eagle following the same route.
Nebraska falls in five sets to Stanford, but goes out like a champion
MINNEAPOLIS — John Cook says that Nebraska was the most improved college volleyball team in the country this season from start to finish, and the team making it all the way to the national championship match probably shows he’s right.
Nebraska sends entire staff to visit Ty Robinson after Saban
Scott Frost is doing everything in his power to ensure 2019 four-star pass rusher Ty Robinson signs with Nebraska during next week's Early Signing Period. Even if that means sending his entire recruiting staff to Robinson's high school after a visit from Alabama coach Nick Saban to prove a point.
The One Prairie Town In Nebraska That’s Perfect For A Winter Getaway
It may not be everyone’s favorite season, but winter in Nebraska really is beautiful. The sun shines brightly most days, even if it seems like daylight only lasts for a few hours. Whether it’s snowy or the ground is just covered in a morning frost, the state glimmers like diamonds all winter long. I
This year's three local ThanksGIVEaway winners
Three lucky Columbus residents this week were able to swing by The Telegram and pick up their $100 visa gift cards they won through Lee Enterprises' annual ThanksGIVEaway event. Lee Enterprises is the parent company of The Telegram and several surrounding area newspapers.