GRAND ISLAND — Weather permitting, Western Engineering Company of Harlan, Iowa, and the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) are announcing the start of a shoulder repair and replacement project, with the first part to begin October 23 alo'... Read More

Omaha, Ne.--It 's a fight few saw coming. Why? Because, first and foremost, it's a fight in the race for Nebraska State Treasurer. And that's just for openers, listen here:   State Sen. John Murante Taylor Royal Follow'... Read More

COLUMBUS, NE — A man is dead after being hit by a train. At 12:03 p.m. Columbus Police received a call that there was a body lying near the railroad tracks at 23rd Avenue, near Miceks bar. When police arrived on scene they said due to his inj'... Read More

LINCOLN - For the first time in 21 years, Garth Brooks is back in Lincoln to perform 5 shows. His fans are coming in from all across the state, and even from Iowa and Kansas. Both Garth and Trisha Yearwood told reporters on Friday that they find N'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A cement truck caught fire after an explosion right by Highway 81 in Columbus on Friday night, causing power to go out in the area. Sometime around after 11:30 p.m. Friday an explosion occurred in the area of Gehring Construction,'... Read More

LINCOLN — It was like two opposite universes Friday at the State Capitol when it came to the status of the state’s troubled prison system. In the morning, prison security staff provided stern and tearful pleas that more must be done to enhance'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man will be heading back to prison just a few months after being paroled from the state prison system. 25-year-old Derrik Zollars was sentenced to five to eight years in prison for attempting to possess a firearm for a '... Read More

Lincoln, NE— There are technical difficulties galore but no injuries following the collapse of a TV tower in north Lincoln. The 500 foot tower located in an open field near 27th and Superior came crashing down about 8 o'clock this morning. Th'... Read More

NORFOLK — School districts are searching for the sweet spot. They want the right number of substitute teachers. Not too many so they don’t get enough work and not too few where they where they’re scrambling to occupy a classroom. Norfolk Pub'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A man found guilty of endangering his step-daughter's life will be spending the next few years in a Nebraska prison. 37-year-old James Miller of Columbus was sentenced to four to five years in prison by Judge Robert Steinke on Fri'... Read More

COLUMBUS - Police responded to reports of criminal mischief, after several tires were slashed on a local vehicle. Columbus Police reports say 3 vehicle tires were slashed, totaling $400 in damage. The incident was reported from a local apartment c'... Read More

COLUMBUS - In a third theft incident this week involving stolen tools, losses were estimated at $1,500. The report came into Columbus Police at 4:52 a.m. on Thursday, from the 2700 block of North Park Lane, according to logs. A theft of tools resu'... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk area unemployment rate is dropping, but it's not because more people are getting hired. Preliminary labor statistics released Friday show that the Norfolk area, made up of Madison, Pierce and Stanton Counties, saw its unemplo'... Read More

NORFOLK — Health care was on the mind of congressional candidate Dennis Crawford on Thursday night. The Lincoln personal injury attorney and Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Congressional District One spoke at an event for Madison County De'... Read More