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Stories with place: Columbus
  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 7:33 am

    Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • Today in Nebraska for September 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 1:38 pm

    Sept. 1

  • Columbus man who'd held officers at bay is imprisoned 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 12:19 pm

    COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A 24-year-old man arrested after a five-hour standoff with officers in Columbus has been sentenced for several crimes.

  • Columbus City Council upholds eviction of parrots from town 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 7:34 pm

    COLUMBUS, Nebraska - The Columbus City Council has upheld the eviction of a pair of noisy pet parrots from the city, despite pleas from the birds' owners for their return.

  • Call center closing to cost Columbus nearly 300 jobs 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 10:46 am

    COLUMBUS, Nebraska - Nearly 300 jobs will be lost when Apogee Retail closes its call center in Columbus as part of a company consolidation, officials said.

  • Man sentenced to probation in Nebraska building scam 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 9:10 am

    COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A Colorado contractor has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution for agreeing to erect a steel building in Nebraska's Platte County but skipping town with the $18,000 down payment.

  • Lightning strike forces closure of Columbus Aquatic Center 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 10:26 am

    COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A lightning strike has forced officials to close the Columbus Aquatic Center for a day.

  • Nebraska parents helping daughter live in time she has left 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 1:01 pm

    MONROE, Nebraska - A Platte County couple is determined to help their ailing infant daughter live life to the fullest in the little time she may have left.