'Caught in the middle': Shutdown putting the pinch on local federal employees, subcontractors

WASHINGTON — National Weather Service meteorologists will be on the job tracking the latest winter storm as it rolls through eastern Nebraska this week. But those forecasters manning th... Read More

Bulkley Reflects On 2018, Looks Ahead To 2019

_informq.push(); COLUMBUS - As Columbus Mayor Jim Bulkley prepares to give his State of the City address at next Monday's City Council meeting, News Channel Nebraska had the opportunity to sit down and discuss some of the highlights of 2018 for ... Read More

Freezing Drizzle Makes Icy Driving Conditions

_informq.push(); NORFOLK, NE -- Ice scrapers and spinning tires are the dominant sounds in Norfolk over the lunch hour. Freezing drizzle has been falling since 10:00 AM making road conditions slick.  The Nebraska Department of Transportation... Read More

This gender reveal takes to the skies: Pilot helps Fort Calhoun couple with their big moment

A Fort Calhoun couple looked to the sky to learn their baby’s gender. About 30 friends and family of Chelsea and Chris Samson gathered in the snow Dec. 8 at the Samsons' acreage for a "gender reveal." They waited for Scott Olson’s Ce... Read More

Winter Weather Advisories and Snow Emergencies Issued

_informq.push(); NEBRASKA -- Frigid temperatures and accumulating snow are coming to eastern and central Nebraska. The National Weather Service issued Winter Weather Advisories for all of Nebraska except for the panhandle and the extreme sout... Read More

UPDATE: Full Details Of Highway 30 Accident Near Duncan Released

_informq.push(); DUNCAN - Full details have been released regarding a two-vehicle accident along Highway 30 which resulted in the death of an Arizona man. According to the Platte County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle ac... Read More

Defeated Lawmaker Looks to Stop GOP's Recent Struggles in Douglas County

Omaha, NE.—News Channel Nebraska has learned that former State Senator Theresa Thibodeau, following her narrow defeat in November, is poised to take the helm of the Douglas County Republican Party. Thibodeau was one of several GOP candidates who... Read More

UPDATE: One Dead After Wednesday Accident Near Duncan

_informq.push(); DUNCAN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died in a collision between a semitrailer and a pickup truck just east of Duncan in eastern Nebraska. Columbus Fire Chief Dan Miller says the man was pronounced dead at the... Read More

Macee Trotta Signs For Both Softball & Soccer At CCC; First-Ever Soccer Committal For Central

_informq.push(); COLUMBUS - Wednesday was not only a landmark day for Columbus High senior Macee Trotta, but a history day for Central Community College. Trotta signed her letter of intent to play softball next season for the Raiders, but als... Read More

Governor Pushing Big Change for Property Tax Relief

Lincoln, NE.—Governor Pete Ricketts' road to property tax relief is going straight through city halls and schools across the state. The Governor today unveiling plans for a constitutional amendment keeping local taxes down. It's one part of h... Read More

New Concussion Management Guide Released

COLUMBUS - A new concussion management guide through REAP is now available for the public. The Columbus Community Hospital announced the release of REAP Version 2.0 on Tuesday. REAP stands for remove/reduce, educate, adjust/accomodate, and pace, a... Read More