Dense Fog Advisory in Effect Thursday Evening, Friday Morning

OMAHA - The National Weather Service is Advising travelers to be cautious as a dense fog advisory will be in effect Thursday night for a large portion of Nebraska. The NWS says the advisory will go... Read More

One Arrested, One Man Wanted in $14,263 Forgery Case

COLUMBUS - One man has been arrested and a warrant is active for another man who allegedly cashed $14,263.68 in checks at local banks. Court Records say Sid Madlock Jr., 65, is in custody and a warrant is active for Leonard J. Stearns Jr., 61, a... Read More

1 Injured, 1 Van Totaled Wednesday

COLUMBUS - One person was injured and a van was totaled after it was hit by a truck that violated a traffic signal on 33rd Avenue. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says reports say a 2010 Dodge Minivan was heading eastbound on 13th Street, whe... Read More

Bank of Valley Continues to Donate to Local Schools

COLUMBUS- Bank of the Valley continues their generosity as they will be donating two checks in the coming days to two local area schools. They will be donating a $384.35 check to Scotus Central Catholic school during halftime of the girls varsity bas... Read More

Legislative Bill Would Eliminate 100 Year Old Religious Garb Law

NORFOLK, NE — Sister Rita Marie Tofflemire knows Sister Madeleine Miller is a good educator. But that didn’t matter when Miller applied for an open substitute teaching position with Norfolk Public Schools last year. What mattered is Miller, a... Read More

Schuyler Rotary Club Meets, Discusses Updated Economic Development Plan

SCHUYLER - The Schuyler rotary club met on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the updated Schuyler economic development plan. The rotary club met Wednesday to discuss the current economic development plan, which is set to expire in 2021. The update... Read More

New Library Eyeing Final Hurdle in Progress

COLUMBUS - Columbus has recently seen an investment into the future, with the new YMCA building, the East Central District Health and also Columbus High School, which is set to open in March. The final piece to the quality of life project is the n... Read More

2017 Will be a Year of Milestones for Columbus

COLUMBUS - From the opening of the new high school to the building of a viaduct that has been in conversation for 80 years, 2017 is set to be a year of milestones for the city of Columbus. Watch more in the video above....... Read More

Columbus Housing Could Take Big Steps in 2017

COLUMBUS - Interest from housing developers to build in Columbus was high in 2016 and Chamber President K.C. Belitz says they are set to take a big step in housing in 2017. Belitz says the level of interest from housing developers who were looking... Read More

Columbus Legislative Committee Backs Housing, Dreamers Initiatives

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Legislative Committee met over the lunch hour on Wednesday   for the first time this year, and voted to show support for both a housing and dreamers initiative. Columbus Chamber Preisdent K.C. Belitz says the first initiat... Read More

Nebraska Bill Would Swap Columbus Day for Standing Bear Day

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would no longer recognize Columbus Day as an official state holiday but would instead honor the legacy of Native Americans if a new proposal becomes law. The bill introduced Tuesday would create "Standing Bear and I... Read More