11 Students Awarded Loup Power Scholarships

COLUMBUS - Eleven students from local high schools we're awarded scholarships by Loup Public Power. Columbus High had 4 students recognized, while Scotus had 2 and Lakeview had 1. Schuyler Central ... Read More

Car Destroyed in Columbus Vandalism Incident

COLUMBUS - A car suffered an estimated $3,500 in damage after a vandalism incident that was reported on Wednesday. Columbus Police received a report at 6:40 a.m. on Wednesday, that a 2016 Acura TLX had all of it's windows broken, all 4 tires slash... Read More

Dixon Honored as Pete Rush Volunteer of the Year

COLUMBUS - Chris Dixon was honored for the second time this year for his continued volunteer work in the Columbus Community. The Columbus Area United Way honored 10 volunteers and groups on Thursday morning for their work to help better the commun... Read More

Schuyler Community Spotlight: Erin Trotter - Spring Plant Sale

SCHUYLER - There will be a Spring Plant Sale on Saturday May 6th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schuyler Central High School Greenhouse....... Read More

Wemhoff Signs to Play Soccer at Northeast

COLUMBUS - Columbus high senior Alexis Wemhoff signed her letter of intent on Wednesday as she will be playing soccer next season up at Northeast Community College. For Wemhoff, this opportunity came out of nowhere for her, but it's one that she i... Read More

Off the Hook Ep. 2 - Big Fish in a Small Pond

Grant Otten and Dan Kneifel check out some of the biggest catches from around the area in this edition of "Off the Hook"....... Read More

Errors Costly as Columbus Falls to Lincoln Southeast

LINCOLN- The Columbus Discoverers gave Lincoln Southeast all they could handle on Tuesday night but it wasn't enough as the Discoverers lost in walk-off fashion by a final score of 6-5. Junior Trevor Kaslon was brilliant on the mound for the Disco... Read More

North Viaduct Accident Blocks Traffic, Car Totaled

COLUMBUS - An accident late Wednesday morning, on the north side of the viaduct, left no injuries, but blocked traffic for a period of time. Columbus Police, and an ambulance, were dispatched to an accident at the intersection of 13th Street and... Read More

CHS Hosts Informative STEM Event for Nebraska Science Festival

COLUMBUS - The new Columbus high school opened its doors after hours on Tuesday as they hosted an event as part of the Nebraska Science Festival. CHS opened their doors to give Columbus future students and parents a behind the scenes look at some ... Read More

LIVE BROADCAST: #10 Scotus @ #5 Schuyler

Join Columbus News Team's Max Baker and Grant Otten for tonight's live broadcast of a ranked matchup in Class B! The #10 Scotus Shamrocks head on the road to take on the #5 Schuyler Warriors. You can catch the action on NCN 48.1 or stream it onlin... Read More

Knowledge Spreads Tuesday at Pollinator Palooza

COLUMBUS - Local 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders expanded their knowledge on pollen and it's importance to the environment on Tuesday. Event Coordinator Kelly Feehan says the Nebraska Extension hosted roughly 380 students during the day, and says the r... Read More