Schuyler Community Spotlight: Farm Safety Day/Peterson Brothers

Youtubers the Peterson Brothers will be visiting Schuyler this weekend to perform as a part of farm safety day. Check out with is all going on this Sunday at QC Supply in this edition of the Commun... Read More

Viaducts, Adding Apartments Discussed at Planning Meeting

COLUMBUS - Columbus residents had their opportunity to give their input on what direction the city should take with their comprehensive plan, and long range transportation update. City Administrator Tara Vasicek says it wasn't a surprise that hous... Read More

Zulkoski Honored for 30 Years with Keep Columbus Beautiful

COLUMBUS - Those enjoying the sights and sounds of Pawnee Park, can now enjoy Janet's Lilac Lane, in honor of the local woman who has served 30 years with Keep Columbus Beautiful. Janet Zulkoski has been a resident in Columbus for over 50 years, a... Read More

Area at Risk for Severe Storms Wednesday Evening

OMAHA - The Columbus area finds itself at a slight risk of severe weather moving through Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service says, the risk is for tornadoes and flash flooding is low, while the risk for hail and heavy wind is medium. ... Read More

Lindsay Man Patents New Invention

LINDSAY - A Lindsay man is hitting the market with his newest invention, as he looks to make working on your mower a convenient process. Tom Fehringer has been living on a farm on the northwest side of Lindsay throughout his entire life. Tom's p... Read More

Hazmat Crews Respond to Acid Leak at Local Gas Station

COLUMBUS - Columbus Hazmat crews were alerted to contain an acid leak at a local gas station. A responder on scene says the acid leak came from a truck that was parked on the south side of the parking lot on the 4800 block of Howard Boulevard/Hig... Read More

Duncan Man Found Guilty of Possessing Child Porn

COLUMBUS - A Duncan man is heading for sentencing in August on two felony counts of possessing child pornography. Court Records say 39-year-old Whitney Micek, plead no contest, and was found guilty on two counts of possessing child pornography in ... Read More

Man Jailed Over Weekend for Strangulation, Assault

COLUMBUS - A man is facing multiple charges in Platte County, after being arrested over the weekend. Columbus Police records show a man was jailed for strangulation, 3rd degree domestic assault, and trespassing.  The man was arrested after polic... Read More

Mayor Bulkley Commends City Staff for Storm Clean-up Effort

COLUMBUS - Mayor Jim Bulkley took time Monday, to commend the clean-up effort by city staff following storms last week. Bulkley says although the storm wasn't as damaging as one that hit Columbus in July of 2016, it was still one that needed a qui... Read More

City Wants Public Input, Before Extending Recycle Contract with Shred Monster

COLUMBUS -  A  motion to extend a contract with Shred Monster, to handle the city's residential recycling, was postponed until public input can be gathered. Mayor Jim Bulkley says they are planning to discuss the issue further at the city counci... Read More