American Veterans Park Taking Shape in West Point WEST POINT, NE — Honoring veterans is a common desire across Nebraska with monuments in most counties and towns.  But, Cuming County wants to be different.  They want their monument to do more. '... Read More

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — After a year off, a hugely popular air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha is back on next summer. A news release from the base says the Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air and Space Show is schedu'... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Chamber is asking residents to take a short survey, that is a part of a statewide "Community Strengths" project. The chamber says the project is working on measuring how well communities stack up in nine categories, th'... Read More

SCHUYLER - A local man has pled not guilty to a felony charge, after allegedly assaulting a woman and breaking her clavicle. Schuyler Police were called to the hospital back in February of this year, after a woman had arrived with a broken right c'... Read More

SCHUYLER - One man who allegedly stole a pickup in Schuyler is heading to trial, while the other man that helped, has had his charge amended from a felony to a misdemeanor. An arrest affidavit says, Isaac Zabala, was in an accident with a pickup o'... Read More

SCHUYLER - A Schuyler man is heading to trial on incest and 1st degree sexual assault of a child charges, after pleading not guilty to both. Court records say the man, who is not named to protect the victim, is currently heading to a jury trial on'... Read More

SCHUYLER - A Clarkson man pled not guilty to sexually assaulting a child, and will head to trial in the case early next year. An arrest affidavit says, Jose Alas-Valencia, 40, is charged with sexually assault in the 3rd degree, stemming from an in'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A fan favorite from the Star Wars series is moving about the Center 7 Theatre to greet fans watching the premiere of Star Wars The Last Jedi. Advanced Technology Design Instructor Leon Finecy says the Skills USA built the R2-D2 using a'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Schuyler home-watcher accused of stealing from her employer is on the loose, according to the Platte County Sheriff. According to a court affidavit, Jennifer Carney, 34, confessed to authorities, that while she was taking care of a va'... Read More

SCHUYLER - The Colfax County Sheriff's Office is participating in the "You drink, you drive, you lose" campaign starting Friday. The Colfax County Sheriff's Office will be making an effort to remove impaired drivers off the road during the holiday'... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Office says a new scam that has popped up in the area, is offering residents a $99 refund. The Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook, that scammers are calling, and saying they are with Verizon, and are offerin'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Dr. James Billups gave Nebraska City Rotarians a startling report Wednesday about the potential for the world’s DNA knowledge base to disrupt lives. Prompted by ethnic curiosity, Billups registered at Ancestory.Com and sent in a sa'... Read More

By all accounts, influenza is coming on strong this season, including starting roughly a month earlier than it has for the past several years. While predicting the course of a flu season is dicey at best, that early indicator — and some others '... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man accused of giving a pot-laced brownie to a woman, sending her to the hospital is working with on a plea deal, according to court records. 35-year-old Kevin Rinke has asked that his Platte County case be continued until December 20'... Read More