Community Youth Leaders Join Congressman Adrian Smith's Council

Talk about young, bright and driven youth among our local communities! Congressman Adrian Smith has announced the names of the Third District high school students who will serve on his Youth Advisory ... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — More former Iowa inmates are returning to prison, according to new data, and corrections officials are still figuring out why. The Iowa Department of Corrections measures recidivism as the percent of offenders release... Read More

Moisture-laden thunderstorms that moved across the eastern half of the U.S. on Sunday caused localized flooding, including in parts of Nebraska and Iowa. Lowland flooding was reported at or near Syracuse, Unadilla and Tecumseh in Nebrask... Read More

  I want to recognize the dedicated employees at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for their service to the state. I have heard from many employees and I realize the difficult circumstances that they are working under, with hig... Read More

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska established an agreement this week in the longstanding conflict over water from the Republican River basin. After two years of monthly meetings, the Republican River Compact Administration signed t... Read More

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Flash Flood Warning for southwestern Nemaha County and southern Johnson County, both in southeastern Nebraska,  until 10:00 p.m. At 704 p.m., trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms pro... Read More

PERU, NE - The Peru State Bobcat football team opened their 2016 campaign in a similar fashion as they did in 2015. The 'Cats handed Central Methodist (CMU) a 39-14 loss in Fayette, Mo., Saturday night. Last year, Peru State topped the Eagles 48-17 ... Read More

AUBURN - Over 100 athletes gathered at Auburn Saturday for the community Olympics, where the gold medals for events such as dodge ball, volleyball and the 5K run were highly contested. Balderdash captain Andrew Siebold said the competition was fie... Read More

GENEVA - Former Fillmore Central, Nebraska and Texas A&M standout athlete, Maggie Malone, made an appearance in her hometown of Geneva in front of a huge crowd after a trip  to Rio for the Olympics. Malone and her family, including fellow Ag... Read More

COLUMBUS - The residents of Columbus came out to support the fight against cancer Saturday during Sammy's Superheroes annual Glow Gold event at Memorial Stadium. Sammy's Superheroes Executive Director Jeremy Stanislav says 60 families who are batt... Read More