Columbus Pastor Supports Same-Sex Marriage

COLUMBUS - A Columbus minister is among those clergymen that have joined a statewide list of officiants that are willing to perform same-sex marriages. Reverend Chris McArdle of St. Luke's United C... Read More

The Westboro Baptist Church lead a protest of the Auburn High/Middle School today.  The protest lasted a little over 15 minutes and included seven members of the group. Esther Prosser from Nemaha came arrived at 7 a.m. to show her support for the... Read More

Late last week, local officials received notification that a so-called "church" from Kansas was scheduling protests at the Auburn and Nebraska City High Schools this Friday. A flyer, with the "church" slogans, says it will picket the nefarious high s... Read More

STANTON - Two suspects have been identified in the search to find the persons responsible for shooting Grace the pit bull on a Stanton County Trail. Stanton County Authorities say one suspect is the owner of the dog, who is a female from Colorado.... Read More

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in Nehawka this afternoon. The fire was visible upon firefighter's approach and took more than a hour to get under control. Deputy Fire Chief McIntire said that the fire engulfed the house rap... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is wanted for his alleged involvement in creating and distributing counterfeit money. The Platte County Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for 36-year-old Brian J. Dieter on 1st Degree Forgery charges after $3... Read More

Former Nebraska City Mayor Jack Hobbie said Thursday a secret move to hire a new city clerk contributed to his decison to resign. On Dec. 1, Public Works Commissioner Jim Stark and Parks Commissioner Jeff Crunk voted not to re-appoint former city ... Read More

ELGIN - Two retired ministers in Northeast Nebraska have added their names to a statewide list of officiants that would be willing to perform same-sex marriages. Reverends Ray and Mary Avidano volunteered their names for what's known as the Ready ... Read More

Nebraska City Mayor Jack Hobbie announced his resignation Thursday morning effective immediately. The mayor of Nebraska's only commission-form of government, cited dysfunction in city government as a driving factor in his decision. Hobbie said ... Read More

DAVID CITY - The Butler County Relay for Life is inviting the public to attend its March 5th meeting. The Relay for Life is encouraging anyone to come who has been effected by cancer or who is just interested in getting involved. The meeting will... Read More

AUBURN -- Buck and Duck creeks remain a top priority in Nemaha County’s one-year road improvement plan. The plan adopted Wednesday includes 19 bridge projects, including five structures over the creeks west of Peru. The projects are linked to Ne... Read More