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CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year
CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

Burwell English teacher and head volleyball coach Megan McNeil Helberg is the Nebraska Dept of Education's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year.

Night To Shine Returning To Columbus, Donations Now Being Accepted

Night To Shine Returning To Columbus, Donations Now Being Accepted

One of Columbus' most uplifting events of 2019 will be returning in 2020, and donations are now being accepted to help put it together. 

CPD Investigating Burglary At Gas Station

CPD Investigating Burglary At Gas Station

The Columbus Police Department is investigating a burglary which occurred at a gas station this past weekend.

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

For the third time in as many days, BDS found a way in set five, winning the final frame, 16-14, to give the cooperative its second straight state championship in volleyball.

BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year

BDS survives five-set thriller against Wynot, gets back in state final for second straight year

BDS fended off match point four times in set four to win it 30-28 and went on a 13-0 run to win set five, 15-2, to down No. 2 Wynot in five sets at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

BankFirst Holds Food Drive

BankFirst Holds Food Drive

A Midwest-based bank is holding it's first food drive to help the community.

Columbus Rescue Mission Holds Celebration Banquet

Columbus Rescue Mission Holds Celebration Banquet

It was an uplifting scene Monday night, as residents turned out for the Columbus Rescue Mission's 2019 Celebration Banquet.

When is the Most Appropriate Time to Put Up Christmas Decorations?

When is the Most Appropriate Time to Put Up Christmas Decorations?

While some people put up their Christmas decorations after Thanksgiving, others do it as early as the day after Halloween. NCN's Kylee McLean traveled to Madison over the weekend to see what people in Northeast Nebraska think on the divided subject.

David Rogers Seeking Election to the Nebraska Legislature in District 15

David Rogers Seeking Election to the Nebraska Legislature in District 15

David Rogers of Fremont has announced his candidacy for the Nebraska Legislature in District 15.

One Injured After Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Accident

One Injured After Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Accident

One person is injured after a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in Norfolk Friday night.

Car strikes tree in one-vehicle accident in Platte County

Car strikes tree in one-vehicle accident in Platte County

Authorities say one person was seriously injured after a car accident in rural Platte County Friday morning.

411 Restaurant and Lounge Now Open

411 Restaurant and Lounge Now Open

411 Restaurant and Lounge opened its doors Wednesday after undergoing an extensive renovation project that started in 2018.

Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation announces $149k in grants to various organizations

Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation announces $149k in grants to various organizations

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation, parent company of Prairie Village in Columbus, awarded $149,000 in grants during their inaugural fall grant cycle to 12 nonprofit organizations in Lancaster and Platte Counties.

Peanut Butter Donated to Orphan Grain Train

Peanut Butter Donated to Orphan Grain Train

Orphan Grain Train in Norfolk is getting 1,000 pounds worth of donations, thanks to a partnership with Skippy and the Hy-Vee Corporation.

Tips for how to prepare your car for winter

Tips for how to prepare your car for winter

The frigid air can have an impact on your car.

Petersburg's Punkin' Chunkin' fires its last shots

Petersburg's Punkin' Chunkin' fires its last shots

The cannons fell silent after Sunday.

Ernst nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year

Ernst nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year

A major publication says a Columbus car dealer is among the most successful in the nation.

WEATHER: Wind advisory issued for Eastern Nebraska

WEATHER: Wind advisory issued for Eastern Nebraska

A wind advisory is in effect for most of Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa until midday Tuesday.

Nebraska Latino Youth Summit Returns To Columbus

Nebraska Latino Youth Summit Returns To Columbus

For the second consecutive year, hundreds of students gathered in Columbus for the annual Nebraska Latino Youth Summit.

11th Annual Sports Card Show Held in Norfolk Over the Weekend

11th Annual Sports Card Show Held in Norfolk Over the Weekend

Around six different dealers brought hundreds of thousands of sports cards to the Sunset Plaza Mall for the 11th annual Prep2Pro Sports Card Show.

Columbus Residents Walk 'Out of Darkness' for Suicide Prevention

Columbus Residents Walk 'Out of Darkness' for Suicide Prevention

Hundreds showed up Saturday afternoon in Pawnee Park for the first-ever American Foundation for Suicide Prevention "Out of Darkness" community walk in Columbus.

Lincoln Premium Poultry celebrates opening of Fremont facility

Lincoln Premium Poultry celebrates opening of Fremont facility

Hundreds of people gathered in southern Fremont Saturday morning to celebrate the opening of Lincoln Premium Poultry’s processing plant.

Fairbury wins thrilling take-all game, claims first ever state softball title

Fairbury wins thrilling take-all game, claims first ever state softball title

Fairbury got behind 4-0 after the third inning, but scored four runs in the fourth and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh to edge No. 2 Guardian Angels, 6-5, on Friday evening in the Class C state softball championship in Hastings.

Two arrested for 'Pilger Pride' robbery

Two arrested for 'Pilger Pride' robbery

Two people in Stanton County have been arrested by authorities in connection to a Monday morning robbery.

Full-Time Firefighter Sworn In

Full-Time Firefighter Sworn In

In a badge pinning ceremony Thursday morning, Tricia Faimon became the latest full-time Firefighter-Paramedic on shift with the Norfolk Fire Division.

New lead in case of missing Creighton man

New lead in case of missing Creighton man

Officials in Knox County have a little more information to work with regarding a man that has been missing for almost a week.

Two hospitalized after Colfax County shooting

Two hospitalized after Colfax County shooting

An investigation is underway into a shooting in eastern Nebraska that left two men with serious injuries.

Injuries Reported In Two-Vehicle Accident

Injuries Reported In Two-Vehicle Accident

At least one person in injured in a car versus semi-trailer accident in Norfolk Wednesday.

Cherry County Wind turbine project permit approved

Cherry County Wind turbine project permit approved

Cherry County Courtroom as Commissioners approved the conditional use permit for the Cody Kilgore Wind Turbine Project Tuesday afternoon, but not without a few revisions.

BREAKING: Crews Respond to Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 81

BREAKING: Crews Respond to Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 81

Norfolk Fire and Rescue crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 81.

Ord Man Dead After Vehicle Rolls On Top Of Him

Ord Man Dead After Vehicle Rolls On Top Of Him

An Ord man is dead after authorities say the vehicle he was working on rolled on top of him.

Planning A Clean Water Future

Planning A Clean Water Future

Norfolk was host to the 2019 Nebraska Water Conference.

Columbus hospital, others want more people to know how to protect their infants during SIDS Awareness Month

Columbus hospital, others want more people to know how to protect their infants during SIDS Awareness Month

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Columbus residents discuss possible early childhood education facility

Columbus residents discuss possible early childhood education facility

Community leaders are looking at expanding early childhood education opportunities in Columbus.

Accident injures drivers, kills cattle

Accident injures drivers, kills cattle

Officials have released more information about the accident that shut down the southbound lanes of Highway 81 near Madison for about four hours Monday evening. 

Sunset Plaza Mall Occupation Tax Dismissed By City Council

Sunset Plaza Mall Occupation Tax Dismissed By City Council

The Sunset Plaza Mall occupation tax has been dismissed by the Norfolk City Council.

Two motorcyclists injured in Dodge County crash

Two motorcyclists injured in Dodge County crash

Two motorcyclists are recovering Sunday morning, after crashing into an SUV, according to Dodge County sheriff's deputies.

Northeast Nebraskans Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

Northeast Nebraskans Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

Around a hundred people came to Skyview Lake in Norfolk, Nebraska on Sunday for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Korean War Veteran Presented with Quilt of Valor in Lindsay

Korean War Veteran Presented with Quilt of Valor in Lindsay

Friends, family and locals came together on Saturday in Lindsay Nebraska to present a Quilt of Valor to Schaecher, a Korean War veteran who earned a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service in 1951 and 1952.

Fremont Fire Leaves a Total Loss

Fremont Fire Leaves a Total Loss

A fire early Wednesday morning caused major damage to a Trailer home in Fremont.

Farmers face more difficulties with wet harvest season

Farmers face more difficulties with wet harvest season

Parts of the state have seen a good amount of rain this past week.

Stanton County Human Remains Considered Historic

Stanton County Human Remains Considered Historic

 The human remains found in Stanton County earlier along the Elkhorn River this year have been considered historic by the Sheriff's Office.

Albion Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Albion Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

An Albion man is in jail after being arrested for attempted murder.

Winnebago man gets life in prison for sexual abuse

Winnebago man gets life in prison for sexual abuse

A Winnebago man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a child on the Winnebago Indian Reservation.

Central Community College Holds "Meet the Raiders" Night

Central Community College Holds "Meet the Raiders" Night

Monday night gave the Columbus community the opportunity to meet this year's Central Community College men's and women's basketball teams.

North Bend concerned over eroding levee

North Bend concerned over eroding levee

North Bend officials said every time the Platte River rises to certain levels, it gets ever closer to once again threatening the town.

More Details Released About Norfolk House Fire

More Details Released About Norfolk House Fire

Norfolk Fire officials have released more information about a house fire near 18th and Prospect.

Crews Battle House Fire Near 18th and Prospect

Crews Battle House Fire Near 18th and Prospect

Norfolk Fire crews are fighting a house fire near 18th and Prospect

Northeast Nebraska Families and Friends Walk to Fight Against ALS

Northeast Nebraska Families and Friends Walk to Fight Against ALS

People from Norfolk, Columbus, and other communities in Northeast Nebraska gathered at Skyview Park in Norfolk on Sunday for the 2019 Norfolk & Columbus Area Walk.

Columbus Police: Man seemed to intentionally hit other vehicles with truck

Columbus Police: Man seemed to intentionally hit other vehicles with truck

Thirty-two-year-old Jeffrey Wegener is accused of crashing a white truck into Ace Rent-To-Own and hitting several other vehicles.

Lincoln Montessori Elementary Named A 2019 National Blue Ribbon School

Lincoln Montessori Elementary Named A 2019 National Blue Ribbon School

Lincoln Montessori Elementary School in Norfolk has been honored as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.

Flood Aid 2019 Event Postponed to 2020

Flood Aid 2019 Event Postponed to 2020

Originally slated for this weekend, the two-day music festival Flood Aid 2019, has been postponed until further notice, with organizers looking into 2020 dates.

Fire in Norfolk leaves car a total loss

Fire in Norfolk leaves car a total loss

During a week filled with car fire training, the Norfolk Fire Department had a real car fire to worry about.

CCH Talks Positive Impact On Columbus' Fiscal Health

CCH Talks Positive Impact On Columbus' Fiscal Health

Columbus Community Hospital says it has provided a positive economic impact on both the City of Columbus and the state of Nebraska.

Despite difficulties, Clarkson's historic opera house still active

Despite difficulties, Clarkson's historic opera house still active

It has stood for more than a century in Clarkson, Nebraska.

Car Accident at 13th and Omaha in Norfolk

Car Accident at 13th and Omaha in Norfolk

A car accident at a major downtown intersection of Norfolk is slowing traffic for commuters.

Corps of Engineers Plan River Update Meetings At Sioux City, Nebraska City In October

Corps of Engineers Plan River Update Meetings At Sioux City, Nebraska City In October

Weather Service to provide update on hydrologic conditions

Update: One Dead in Fatal HWY 35 Crash

Update: One Dead in Fatal HWY 35 Crash

Authorities have provided more information about a two-vehicle accident on Highway 35 Monday night.

Father and son arrested in Stanton

Father and son arrested in Stanton

A father and son in Stanton are facing a number of drug charges after officials found a variety of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Morys Haven and three other Nebraska nursing facilities announce closures

Morys Haven and three other Nebraska nursing facilities announce closures

Residents of four Nebraska skilled nursing centers are starting the search for new homes today after Azria Health announced the closure of the facilities.

West Nile Virus Detected In Columbus-Area

West Nile Virus Detected In Columbus-Area

While West Nile Virus has been detected in the Columbus-area, health officials say there is no immediate need for concern.

UPDATE: Man dies in Fremont grain bin after a 7-hour rescue attempt

UPDATE: Man dies in Fremont grain bin after a 7-hour rescue attempt

Officials have released more details about a grain bin incident near Fremont.

Rescue Crews Helping Man Stuck In Grain Elevator

Rescue Crews Helping Man Stuck In Grain Elevator

Rescue crews in Fremont are working to save a man who fell in to a grain elevator.

Historic One-Room Schoolhouse Dedicated to Community

Historic One-Room Schoolhouse Dedicated to Community

Residents and history buffs gathered in the rural town over the weekend for the dedication ceremony of the Antelope County District one-room schoolhouse, which was recently relocated to the area from a small farm about ten miles away.

Larson Farms Showcases Robotic Dairy Near Creston

Larson Farms Showcases Robotic Dairy Near Creston

A Nebraska dairy farm is showcasing its innovative technology to fellow farmers across the state.

Fire at Norfolk gas station

Fire at Norfolk gas station

Firefighters in Norfolk were called out to a gas station on Omaha Avenue Friday evening.

12th Annual Recovery Rally

12th Annual Recovery Rally

Survivors of drug and alcohol abuse are not letting their difficult pasts hold them down, meeting in Northeast Nebraska to celebrate a substance free life.