Colfax County Commissioner Was Facing Multiple Criminal Charges Before His Death

RICHLAND - A Colfax County Commissioner found dead earlier this week was facing multiple criminal charges for approving unauthorized road projects. According to court records, the charges were brou... Read More

Colfax County Board of Commissioners Member Found Dead

RICHLAND - A member of the Colfax County Board of Commissioners was found dead in Richland on Tuesday morning. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl says that the body of 60-year-old Jeffrey Bauman was found lying in a yard in the 300 block of Tilde... Read More

Truck Smashes Into Central City Business

_informq.push(); CENTRAL CITY - A woman has been seriously injured after crashing into a central Nebraska business. The Merrick County Sheriff's Department says a woman was hurt after driving a truck through a wall at Shawn’s Auto Repair ... Read More

Butler County Area Foundation Fund Annual Banquet

DAVID CITY - With community development being a focal point across the state of Nebraska, a Butler County organization celebrated its efforts with its first-ever self-produced banquet on Tuesday night. The Butler County Area Foundation Fund celebr... Read More

'Jam the Van' Drive

COLUMBUS- In collaboration with Black Hills Energy, State Farm Insurance recently organized a hat, glove, and socks drive to help individuals stay a bit warmer this winter. Individuals can drop off donations Monday through Friday at 3220 19th St.... Read More

Northeast’s Roeber named Nebraska’s top community college educator

NORFOLK– A faculty member at Northeast Community College has been selected as Nebraska’s top community college educator. Michael Roeber, agriculture/livestock judging instructor, was presented the 2018 Nebraska Community College Association... Read More

Federal Judge Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge has blocked a permit for construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada and ordered officials to conduct a new environmental review. Environmentalists and tribal groups cheered the ruling by a U.S. dist... Read More

Columbus Community Hospital Earns An

COLUMBUS - Columbus Community Hospital has been recognized with an "A" grade in the Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that collects and reports information on over 2,600 hospi... Read More

Black Ice Blamed for Late-Night Accidents in Columbus

COLUMBUS - As the temperature dropped last night, black ice on bridges is to blame for multiple accidents just south of Columbus. At 11:00 p.m. Platte County deputies and a Columbus city officer responded to multiple non-injury accidents on the Pl... Read More

Authorities Warning of Black Ice During Overnight Hours

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA -- The Nebraska Department of Transportation is warning of icy roads and police scanner reports echo the concern. One of the season's first winter storms didn't drop much snow on northeast Nebraska but is depositing a layer of i... Read More

USACE Looks For Community Input On EIS For Highway 275 Expansion

SCRIBNER - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for the public's input on an environmental impact statement for the proposed Highway 275 expansion between West Point and Scribner. The USACE, along with the Nebraska Department of Transportat... Read More