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Three boys subdistrict finals to watch Thursday

C1-4 at Schuyler: No. 1 Wahoo (21-3) vs. Aquinas (10-12), 7 p.m. — Coach Kevin Scheef’s Wahoo squad has had its share of high-stakes showdowns against their crosstown rivals, Bishop Neumann, coached by Mike Weiss. But Aquinas, coached by Weiss’ son, Trevor, derailed another potential matchup by upse


Nebraska man arrested on assault charge in Red Oak

(Red Oak) -- A York County, Nebraska man was arrested on an assault charge in Red Oak Thursday night. According to the Red Oak Police Department, 39-year-old Jared HoffSchnieder of Bradshaw was arrested for domestic abuse assault--first offense--around 10:13 p.m. He was booked into the Montgomery Co


Schuyler's movie theater gets big boost

After years of its fair share of hardships, things are looking up for the Colfax Theater. The Schuyler Enrichment Foundation, which oversees the theater’s operations, was recently awarded a $3,000 grant courtesy of the Colfax Foundation. Glen Jedlicka, Fran Sobota and Randy Hrouda on Monday presente


Nebraska state senator compares American flag to Nazi swastika

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers on Tuesday compared the American flag with the Nazi swastika on the floor of the legislature. “I don't come here for this rag every day, and it's a rag. That's all it is to me,” said Chambers about respecting the flag. “When you show a way to persuade Jews to sanct


Shawnee County Sheriffs visit boy recovering in Nebraska after car accident

AUBURN, Kan. (KSNT) - Sargeant Scott Wanamaker and Deputy Christopher Dahlke were the first on scene when 12-year-old Blake Finnley was run over by a car in November. "I went up to assess the victim and I found him still completely pinned underneath the car," said Dahlke. "And I found that he was st


Cavaliers deal Warriors first loss in sub-district final

SCHUYLER – The second-ranked Bishop Neumann Cavalier girls basketball team earned a pair of wins over ranked teams at the Class C1-4 sub-district tournament in Schuyler. The first win came against conference rival Aquinas Catholic on Feb. 12.


Hugely popular boy band Why Don't We coming to Nebraska

The next big thing is Why Don't We. In the vein of boy bands past — Jonas Brothers, One Direction and others who were once the top of the pop world but whose star has since faded — the five-member pop group is currently the object of affection for pre-teens everywhere.


Class B Day Two Local State Wrestling Highlights/Results

Paul Ruff (38-4) Champ. Round 1 - Paul Ruff (Alliance) 38-4 won by tech fall over Jorge Loarca (Nebraska City) 27-13 (TF-1.5 4:26 (17-0)) Quarterfinal - Paul Ruff (Alliance) 38-4 won by tech fall over Reece Jaqua (Wayne) 42-9 (TF-1.5 4:04 (16-1))


Fight continues with Omaha senator to stop mountain lion hunting in Nebraska

Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers is still fighting for the Nebraska wildlife he describes as majestic, regal. The mountain lion. His bill (LB46) would end the authority of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to establish a hunting season for those mountain lions.


Schuyler making progress with housing

Although the dynamics of Brian Bywater’s job are intricate, the overlying concept is pretty straight forward. “Basically, my job is to be a catalyst for housing construction in Schuyler, in a nutshell,” said Bywater, who in 2014 took over the created position of community housing specialist for Schu


Girls basketball: Class C-1 and C-2 district finals capsules

CLASS C-1 C1-1 at North Platte, Syracuse (17-8) vs. No. 3 Mitchell (23-1), 3 p.m.: Mitchell's Kenana Wilfred, a UNLV recruit, is one of the state's top post players. The Rockets beat Auburn to reach the district final round.


Nebraska banks top $1 billion in profit for first time

Nebraska's banks reached a big new milestone in 2018. For the first time ever, combined net income of all banks headquartered in the state topped the $1 billion mark. According to data released Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the state's 170 local banks collectively earned $1,008,00


Students urged to share Nebraska history through film

A Mullen teacher is trying to get more Nebraska student involved with the American History Film Project. The American History Film Project is not a film contest and there’s no cost to submit your video. Any students — in kindergarten through 12th grade — who submit films will have them shown in June



Kimball community leaders attend the Feb. 13 ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming newly opened Nebraska Coffee at 607 E. 3rd St. to the business scene. In addition to U.S. grown, Nebraska roasted java, the establishment offers a fine food menu, daily lunch specials and a drive-through window. Hours are


Animal of the Week 2/20/19

This week’s Animal of the Week is Zach Borer of the North Bend Central wrestling team. Zach went unscored upon in his quest to the Class C 170 pound state wrestling title, Thursday-Saturday. He won his first two matches at state by pinfall, advanced in the semifinals with an 11-0 major decision, and


Super Bowl Champ Rex Burkhead returning to Nebraska this weekend

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Former Husker Rex Burkhead will be returning to Nebraska this weekend for the sixth annual Team Jack Foundation Gala presented by Fat Brain Toys. The Team Jack Foundation will hold a press conference at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 23.


Sisters bring outlaw history to Fremont

Area residents will get a chance to learn a little bit about famous Nebraska outlaws from the Old West during an event at Keene Memorial Library on March 4. The library, in partnership with Humanities Nebraska, is hosting "Sisters from the Outlaw Trail: History through Poetry and Music" from 7-8 p.m


Columbus homeowners keeping a close eye on the Loup River as ice builds up

COLUMBUS, Ne (FOX42KPTM) - Ice is building up at a river in Columbus, Nebraska at an alarming rate. Now, homeowners are left to wonder what will happen next. "I came to check this place out," said Mike Voss, a Columbus native referring to the Loup River.


Ice Jam Poses Potential Threat South Of Columbus in Platte County

Platte County Emergency Manager Tim Hofbauer has an emergency declaration in his pocket as he watches a six mile ice jam along the Platte and Loup Rivers to see how the next couple of weeks play out. Hofbauer tells KTIC News it’s precautionary in case the rivers flood south of Columbus in the coming



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