Three-vehicle crash near David City kills teenage girl

DAVID CITY - A three-vehicle crash near David City in eastern Nebraska has killed a teenage girl. The crash happened Thursday on Highway 15 south of David City. Officials say a back-seat passen... Read More

Reiff to Play with NWU Band

COLUMBUS - CHS Senior Joshua Reiff will continue to represent the school's impressive band program, as he goes on to play for Nebraska Wesleyan University. A signing event was held for Reiff on Wednesday, who says he plans to study the field of mu... Read More

Columbus Community Spotlight: Summer Sizzle

The Center for Survivors' Summer Sizzle is quickly approaching. Learn more about this year's event taking place at the Ramada, on June 8th, above. -or- Click here for more details on the event. ...... Read More

Man Sentenced to Jail for Meth After Being Caught Shoplifting

COLUMBUS - A man is headed to prison for possession of meth after being caught shoplifting from a local store, says court records. Tayler Randall, 26, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possessing the controlled substance, says records. R... Read More

Grand Isand Pair Critically Injured in Hwy 81/91 Collision

HUMPHREY - The sheriff's office has identified the pair critically injured in a collision at the intersection of Highways 81 and 91 on Wednesday. Thomas Hayes, 71, and Delores Hayes, 69, both of Grand Island, were eastbound on Highway 91 when they... Read More

UPDATE: 3 Vehicle Accident Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

HUMPRHEY - A three vehicle accident at the Highway 81/91 Intersection has left two people in critical condition, say authorities. Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says, the accident was called in at approximately 11:10 a.m., on Wednesday, after an... Read More

Kucera to Continue Career at Northeast CC

COLUMBUS - Columbus soccer standout Lexi Kucera made the decision later than most, but will be continuing her soccer career at the collegiate level. Kucera signed her letter of intent on Friday to play for the Northeast Community College Hawks. Ku... Read More

CarFit Program Held to Help with Local Resident's Independence

Attendees of a CarFit event had a chance to get their car fitted better to their bodies, to make travel easier. The event was held on Tuesday in the parking lot of the Columbus Wellness Center. This is the first year the event was held in Colum... Read More

Semi, Pickup Collide at Highway 81/91 Intersection

HUMPHREY - Crews were called to the sixth major accident outside Humphrey in roughly 5 weeks, on Wednesday. Several agencies were working the scene of an accident at the Highway 81/91 intersection, after a semi appeared to have collided with the r... Read More

Semi, SUV, and Pickup Collision Shuts Down Portion of HWY 275

STANTON - A three-vehicle collision shutdown a portion of HWY 275 Tuesday afternoon. According to Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger, an SUV slowing for a turning semi was struck from behind by a pickup near the intersection of HWY 275 and 568th Av... Read More

NPPD Hits the Streets with New Charging Station, All-Electric Vehicle

COLUMBUS - Nebraska Public Power District has a new charging station at its General Office in Columbus, and an all-electric vehicle that will be cruising the streets. NPPD says in a media release that this is the first charging station of its kind... Read More