COLUMBUS – A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Colfax and Platte Counties beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday. The powerful storm system will bring a mix of rain and snow into the area starting Thursday afternoon. Four to six inches of snow is expected. The combination of snow and wind will make travel […]

NEBRASKA CITY – Tammy Partsch claimed the job description of multipotenialite at the Nebraska City Rotary Club Wednesday and described her “Nebraska By Heart” art project for Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial. Partsch: I love the idea of the entire state celebrating Nebraska’s sesquicentennial in 2017 and I love the idea of public art projects, so marrying those […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lift Nebraska’s ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers. Senators gave the proposal first-round approval on Tuesday with a 36-1 vote. The ban prohibits teachers from wearing any sort of religious garb, including habits, burqas and yarmulkes. It was […]

ALBION – The 30 minute film “Ready to Work” is set to debut Wednesday evening at Boone Central High School. The short film, that was produced by Nebraska Loves Public Schools, is about how students are inspired by career and technical education, and also highlights  how schools prepare students to be our nation’s future business […]

BANCROFT, NE — For the man who has interviewed everyone from Jimi Hendrix, to Groucho Marx to Marlon Brando, there’s one interview that was unlike any other.   “People had just never seen anything like it, heard anything like it,” Cavett said.  “People said they were changed by it, that they wished their children could […]

COLUMBUS – Columbus is one of the 8 places a Union Pacific Streamliner locomotive will be stopping during a three day “Whistle Stop Tour” that will celebrate Nebraska’s 150. Columbus will be the first stop for the “Nebraska 150 Express” on Day 1 of the tour after it departs from Omaha. It is set to […]

NORFOLK — It’s no secret that Rural Nebraska is losing population. But that issue brings forth a myriad of questions: What does declining enrollment mean for schools? How come Columbus is growing faster than Norfolk? How are towns adjusting to an aging population? Part 1: Why is the population declining? (0:00-3:28) Part 2: School Consolidation […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mistakes and sloppy play by Ohio State allowed Nebraska to climb back into Saturday’s game in the final 25 seconds and escape with a win for the first time in eight trips to Columbus. The Huskers pulled out a 58-57 victory in a sloppy game marked by lousy shooting and careless […]

OMAHA – 23 area wrestlers brought home individual medals for their team after day three came to an end from the 2017 NSAA State Wrestling Championships. *Wrestlers which were reported on by KTCH/KCTY From the Century Link Center, mats were narrowed down from 10 to 8 and final only four during Finals. Area Class B […]

OMAHA – For Jaydon Elge of Nebraska Christian, this year’s state championship may feel a little sweeter than in 2015 after overcoming a spine injury. At this time last year, he was recovering from a freak injury that caused him to lose the feeling in his legs temporarily. This year, he finished undefeated at 17-0 […]