Bass Pro's $5 billion deal to buy Cabela's is complete; combined company's HQ will be in Springfield, Missouri

The homegrown outdoors company that started at Dick and Mary Cabela’s kitchen table has officially sold to its top competitor. Bass Pro Shops closed on its $5 billion purchase of Cabe... Read More

Luebbe Inducted into G.I.S.H Hall of Fame on Friday

COLUMBUS - Longtime Columbus Coach Dick Luebbe has been inducted as one of the best to ever play at Grand Island Senior High School. Decades of athletes are familiar with the name Luebbe, after over 35 years of serving as a CHS football and track ... Read More

Schuyler Driver Accused of Striking Child, Leaving Scene Heading to Court

SCHUYLER, Neb. - A man accused of striking a child with his car and then fleeing the scene, is schefuled to be in court next week in Colfax County. 27-year-old Oscar Rodriguez of Schuyler is charged with felony failing to stop and render aid after... Read More

Lakeview Softball Splits with Aquinas, Schuyler

CENTRAL CITY - The Columbus Lakeview softball squad, dropped won game, but one the other in to local match-ups. Columbus Lakeview played a tough match with David City Aquinas, but a late start on the bats, would prove to be their demise. Aquinas w... Read More

Former Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel Rebukes Trump North Korea Rhetoric 'That's Junior High Stuff'

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Former US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told News Channel Nebraska that President Donald Trump's rhetoric on North Korea is "pushing people away from this country." "You don't get into name calling, 'Rocket Man', of another lea... Read More

24-year-old arrested in connection to road-rage shooting in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A 24-year-old has been arrested for accessory to felony in connection to a deadly road-rage shooting in Omaha last week. Michael Benson, 24, was arrested on Monday morning. His exact charges or connection to the shooting is u... Read More

CPD Look to Identify POI in Theft Case

COLUMBUS - Columbus Police are asking for the public's help, identifying a person of interest in a theft case. The Columbus Police Department posted a picture on Facebook stating that they are trying to locate and identify the male, pictured in se... Read More

Cash, Electronics Stolen From Vehicle in Duncan

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Office was called to an incident over the weekend, that resulted in the theft of cash and other items. Sheriff's logs state $120 cash, a couple of blank checks, and an iPad, were all stolen from a vehicle on ... Read More

Sheriff's Office Investigating Theft From Car Dealership

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft they say occurred at a local car dealership. The Sheriff's Office says in a press release that over the Labor Day weekend, an entire exhaust system was removed from a 2012 Ford... Read More