Subject identified, another officer placed on leave as NSP investigation continuesCody/WJAGNewsBreak Contributor
Nebraska 17yo Killed by Police in Columbus During Welfare Check IdentifiedGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
NSP investigating officer-involved shooting in ColumbusCody/WJAGNewsBreak Contributor
Mexican National Gets 15-Year Sentence for Meth Possession in Nebraska, Will Be DeportedGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
St. Libory man sentenced for assault on deputy, originated from gun threat incident
HOWARD COUNTY Neb. — A St. Libory man charged with pointing a gun at a sheriff’s deputy at a residence near the St. Libory Pump & Pantry earlier this year has been sentenced. Howard County District Court records say Jerome Dush, 60, was sentenced Friday to two years...
Pizza Paradise: The Top 4 Pizzas in Columbus Unveiled
This article presents a selection of four incredible pizzas found in Columbus. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Columbus couple accused of beating, hurling racial slurs at teens in Harlan County
ALMA, Neb. (KOLN) - A Columbus couple is facing multiple child abuse charges out of Harlan County in southern Nebraska. Court records show Nancy Tieman, 71, and Keith Tieman, 73, each are charged with four counts of child abuse. Each charge is a class IIIA felony. Arrest affidavits for the...
A Culinary Journey: 8 Outstanding Mexican Restaurants in Columbus You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring eight exceptional Mexican restaurants in Columbus. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Pirates Sail Into History
CENTRAL CITY - The Plainview girls earned their first-ever trip to the state tournament with a resounding 50-38 district final win over Wilcox-Hildreth Friday night. The Pirates' suffocating defense forced several early Falcon turnovers en route to a 25-11 first half lead. Teya Boyer led her squad with 14 points, while Madelynn Dougherty and Abigail Kromarek each notched 13, despite Kromarek missing most of the first half with foul trouble.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Columbus as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Columbus Area Children's Museum opens its doors to the public
COLUMBUS, Neb. -- After beginning plans in 2020, the Columbus Area Children’s Museum opened its doors to an audience they hope to see throughout the upcoming months and years…over 100 children from the community. The 10,000 sq. ft. building was christened on Thursday morning with a visit from...
Overland Park-Blue Valley North Repeats as Kansas Boy’s 6A High School State Champions
February 15-17 Topeka-Capitol Federal Natatorium. Meet Mobile: “6A Boys State Swimming & Diving Champs-2024”. Overland Park-Blue Valley North (OP-BVN) High School repeated as the Kansas boy’s 6A high school (big schools) champions, securing the team title with 314 points, 98 points ahead of runners-up Shawnee Mission East, the 2022 state champion team.
How personal income has changed in Nance County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Nance County, Nebraska and how it compares to state and national levels.
Columbus man pleads guilty to murder of Stanton County native
COLUMBUS — A Columbus man could face decades in prison after being found guilty of two charges in connection to the January 2022 stabbing death of 77-year-old Larry Houdek. Read the Norfolk Daily News story at this link: https://norfolkdailynews.com/select/news/columbus-man-pleads-guilty-to-murder-of-stanton-county-native/article_50733eca-d013-11ee-9fe1-379dfa9e20d8.html#tncms-source=login.
Men's Basketball downs York, secures KCAC No. 2 seed
Senior Night was another monstrous night for Jun Murdock just like so many others have been in the last three years. Murdock, Kansas Wesleyan's uber-talented All-America point guard, produced 28 points, five assists and four rebounds in leading the Coyotes to a 95-84 Kansas Conference victory over York in the regular-season finale Saturday night inside Mabee Arena.
Ott excited to join Aurora Police Department
Aurora’s newest police officer says he has always looked up to the men and women who serve their communities as law enforcement officers. Peyton Ott joined the Aurora Police Department Jan. 9, replacing an officer who had resigned. Ott attended Concordia University in 2019 and later studied at the...
Deputies find 400 pounds of marijuana in RV during I-80 traffic stop
YORK, Neb. (KOLN) - One person was taken into custody after York County deputies found 400 pounds of marijuana in an RV during a traffic stop on Sunday. A York County Sheriff’s deputy stopped an RV on Interstate 80 near the York exit just before 11:30 a.m. “Throughout the...
Aurora Advances to Sub Final
Aurora gained separation in the third quarter and pulled away for a 46-38 win over Central City in the C1-6 Subdistrict semifinal in Geneva. After five lead changes and two ties in the first half, the Huskies scored the first five points of the second half and never trailed again. Assistant Scott Phillips talked about the win with Steve Stein.
Scotus Ends Aurora's Season
On one of the worst shooting nights of the season, Aurora fell to Columbus Scotus 38-27 in the C1-6 Subdistrict final at Fillmore Central. After jumping to a 9-4 lead in the opening minutes the Huskies managed just three points the rest of the half. Scotus scored the first four points of the second half to go up 26-12. Aurora rallied to within one 27-26 in the final three minutes, but could never take the lead. The Shamrocks would end the game on a 10-1 run and went 8-8 from the line to seal the victory. Graham Christensen, Kaiden Wineteer, Tyson Dvorak, and Ethan Ramaekers closed their Aurora careers.
Synergen hosts Q&A on ammonia plant project
Company officials visit with local residents, offer detailed overview of proposal, status. A Houston-based company proposing to build an ammonia plant on Highway 34 west of Aurora hosted a Q&A session last week which drew approximately 35 people to the Bremer Center.Poster boards lined the main conference room sharing detailed information about the Synergen Green Energy project, which officials say is still in the early stages of development. The proposed plant being considered for…
This week's featured focus: National FFA Week
ANR is celebrating National FFA Week with a special tribute to the young men and women who make up the Future Farmers of America Chapters in Hamilton County. In addition to profile stories on the student presidents of FFA chapters at the four local schools, you'll find photos of FFA members from around the area scattered throughout this week's paper in ads from local businesses saluting the work of FFA.
Supernovas fall to Fury in Columbus home opener
COLUMBUS - The Omaha Supernovas fell to the Columbus Fury 25-12, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23 Wednesday night at Nationwide Arena for the Fury’s home opener. Team captain Brooke Nuneviller spearheaded the Omaha attack, finishing with her fifth double-double of the season with 13 kills and 16 digs. In relief duty, Allison Mayfield popped off in her first sustained action of the season with 11 kills on a .269 clip.
Stanley Signs With Concordia
Aurora Senior Damian Stanley made his college plans official. He recently signed with Concordia. He'll play football and major in Criminal Justice. Stanley was named the Defensive MVP for the Huskies in 2023. Listen to his interview with Steve Stein.
"And What of Clear Creek?" by Mike Strong
This is Mike Strong, in Hays, for HPPR. The book is “Running Out” by Lucas Bessire. Anthropologist Lucas Bessire returned home to south and west of Garden City, Kansas, having studied destruction of habitat and its effects on the population in Paraguay. This time he was looking at the destruction of the water supply. He described the creek and the stone house on his family’s properties. The creek level is dependent on how full the nearby river is. If the nearby river was down the creek was dry.