New Loader Purchased for Beatrice Landfill

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Area Solid Waste Agency Board has approved a major equipment purchase.  The board consisting of the mayor, city council and two county board representatives, approved purcha... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus City Council awarded the contract for the construction of a Central Maintenance Facility Wash Bay to Bierman Contracting, Inc. The project includes the construction of a 2,150 square foot block load-bearing walls with metal... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus City Council voted Monday night to modify the language in regards to the board membership of the new Joint Communications Committee. The previous agreement stated that Mayor Jim Bulkley and Platte County Board of Supervisor... Read More

LINCOLN, NE -- A fire at the Nebraska State Penitentiary prompted an emergency response Monday afternoon. Officials say around 3:15 PM, inmates started a fire inside a trash can. The inmates involved blocked staff members from entering the gallery... Read More

OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer. David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a mont... Read More

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 h... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts on Monday named Jason Jackson, his chief human resources officer, to lead the Department of Administrative Services. Jackson will take on the new position while continuing his work as chief human resources... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. – Educators of preschool-aged children are invited to attend a free workshop in Norfolk on using literature books to teach science concepts. The Birds and Books workshop, scheduled for Jan. 15 at the Elkhorn Valley Museum from 6-9 p.... Read More

COLUMBUS - A pedestrian accident in Columbus Monday afternoon sent one person to Columbus Community Hospital. The Columbus Police Department and Columbus Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a pedestrian accident at 1771 33rd Avenue around 3... Read More

_informq.push(); PLATTSMOUTH – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a three-vehicle collision on Highway 75 south of Plattsmouth Monday afternoon. A red, 1992 Chevrolet pickup driven by 63-year-old Leonard Kaffenberger was at... Read More

COLUMBUS - Senator Ben Sasse's constituent services representatives will be stopping in Columbus later this week. A release from Senator Sasse's office says that representatives will be on hand to offer guidance and aid to Nebraskans who require h... Read More