Gas prices haven't been this high since 2014, and they may rise further

Gas prices have hit their highest levels since 2014 and will probably increase slightly over the next week or so, according to AAA Auto Club. Monday, the average price for a gallon of reg... Read More

U.S. Secretary Perdue Visits With Nebraska Farmers

COLUMBUS - Nebraska farmers appear to be happy with their representation in Washington D.C. U.S. Secretary of Ag Sonny Perdue visited Alliance on Thursday, as a part of the Back to Our Roots Tour. The visit to Nebraska was a part of his fourth tou... Read More

Jagertown Set to Headline Duncan Ribfest

COLUMBUS - Nashville recording artist Jagertown will be the headline act at this year's Duncan Ribfest. Duncan Ribfest is a fundraiser for the Duncan Volunteer Fire Department and Duncan Youth Wrestling Club, says Organizer Gary Schlesinger. Th... Read More

Nance County Introduces K9 Officer on Social Media

FULLERTON - The Nance County Sheriff's Office introduced their furry officer on Facebook this week. The sheriff's office posted pictures of, Zina, their narcotics K9. The department is able to have Zina, thanks to grants and donations, says the sh... Read More

Officers Lead Torch Run for Columbus Special Olympics Team

COLUMBUS - Local police officers led a torch run on Tuesday for the Columbus Special Olympics team. Columbus Special Olympics Athletes are competing in the games this weekend, and officers ran a torch to Frankfort Square, where they were joined by... Read More

Columbus Girls Make All-Time List, Finish Season at State

The Columbus High Girls finished their seasons at state on Thursday, with the doubles teams making the schools All-Time Wins list. Regi Zakrzewski and Sara Kruse won their first round at state over a pair from Omaha Westside but fell in round 2, a... Read More

Anti-Gang Coalition Hosting Columbus Summer Events

COLUMBUS - The Anti-Gang Coalition is hosting summer events in Columbus to provide a safe and fun environment to learn and play. The AGC says in a release that the events are meant to help kids learn about respecting themselves and others, making ... Read More

State Patrol Participating in Seat Belt Awareness

COLUMBUS - The Nebraska State Patrol will be participating in a seatbelt awareness on May 21st from Highway 81 to 91. The awareness will involve a heavy seat belt enforcement, that will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 21st. The Columbus t... Read More

Platte County

COLUMBUS - The Platte County "Click it or Ticket" Campaign begins on Monday. Extra enforcement will be out between May 21st and June 3rd, says a press release from the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office say the extra enforcement will be con... Read More

Car Hits Deer South of Highway 30/81 Junction

COLUMBUS - Sheriff's reports say a car collided with a deer just south of Columbus. No injuries were reported in the accident that occurred early Wednesday morning, say reports. The accident left the vehicle with $5,000 in damage, and occurred sou... Read More

None Injured After Semi, Cattle Trailer Collision

COLUMBUS - No injuries we're reported after semi collided with a pickup hauling a cattle trailer in southern Columbus. Police cited the driver of the truck that was hauling cattle, for pulling out in front of a southbound semi, says reports. The a... Read More