Carla Montoya Sentenced to 55-75 Years in Jail

MADISON — The Norfolk woman convicted of causing the death of her four-year-old daughter will be spending decades in prison. Judge James Kube sentenced Carla Montoya to 55-75 years in jail at a Dis... Read More

2nd Graders from Lost Creek Learn Swimming Safety at the Y

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Second graders at Lost Creek Elementary got a special treat this week. Thanks to a grant from the United Way, the students got four days of swimming lessons at the Columbus-area Y, which the kids were quite pumped for. "We just... Read More

Ricketts Talks Taxes, Roads Funding in Columbus

COLUMBUS - Pete Ricketts made a stop in Columbus Tuesday over lunch, to talk about taxes, drawing interest from businesses and young professionals, as well as roads funding. Ricketts said their are four major focus areas for the Government includi... Read More

50th Annual Ag Banquet Quickly Approaching

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Chamber Agribusiness Committee is celebrating a milestone 50th Annual Rural Recognition Banquet. The event first began in 1968 as the 4-H Leaders Recognition Banquet, and this year's event will be held on March 27th at... Read More

NPPD Receives over $2 Million in Funding for Project with ION Engineering

COLUMBUS - A NPPD project was one of seven to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy. Nebraska Public Power says in a press release their project that is being funded is a "design and cost estimate for a retrofi... Read More

Krist Fights to Keep Name in Governor's Race

Omaha, NE.—Bob Krist has made his fight official, formally asking the Nebraska Supreme Court to keep his name on the May Democratic Primary ballot for governor. Just a few days ago Tyler Davis, another Democrat running for governor, told the hi... Read More

St. Bonaventure's Church in Columbus Set for Major Expansion

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Parishioners at St. Bonaventure's Catholic Church will soon have many more opportunities to socialize, once their $5.2 million renovation is complete. The church, located on 18th Ave. between 15th and 16th St., will expand three m... Read More

Monroe Man Given 2 Years in Prison for Fleeing Police, Driving While Revoked

SCHUYLER, Neb. - A Monroe man has been given jail time for illegally driving a vehicle and trying to flee police, according to court records. 37-year-old Eleazar Oceguera was sentenced to two years in prison in Colfax County after being convicted ... Read More

Feehan, Wiese Sign with College of Saint Mary

COLUMBUS - Two stars from the Scotus athletic programs that have continually made runs at State , have signed their  letters of intent to play in college. Maggie Feehan and Kendra Wiese signed their letters on Thursday to play for College of Sain... Read More

Riverside Gets Over the Hump, Heads to the State Title Game

LINCOLN, Neb. - After three years of falling short in semifinals, the Riverside Chargers prevailed in them on Friday night. Riverside beat Mullen 66-59 at Bob Devaney Sports Center in the Class D2 state tournament to advance to the championship ga... Read More

State Treasurer's Race: Show Me the Money—or Not

Omaha, NE.—When it comes to money you might think the two Republicans running for the job of Nebraska State Treasurer would be more than willing to talk about how and how much they're spending on the race: You would be wrong. Taylor Royal's camp... Read More