State Sen. Tom Briese Still Hopes to to Raise State Revenues for Tax Relief

ALBION, Neb. - State senator Tom Briese says that he would like to see the state explore paths of raising revenue to give residents tax relief and to gear the state out of its financial woes. Bries... Read More

AUBURN - Nemaha County commissioners are looking for a new strategy to eradicate termites from the courthouse. The county has hired termite pest control services for two decades and felt confident that the 29 bait stations installed 17 years ago o... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Schuyler man was arrested on Highway 30, east of Columbus, for felony possession of THC wax. An arrest affidavit says, Alex Domingo, 21, was pulled over for driving over over the speed limit, and a deputy states he could smell burnt m... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus woman is accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled 15-year-old girl. According to court records, 29-year-old Beatriz Leon De Los Santos inappropriately touched the girl at a Columbus residence earlier this yea... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. - After a major decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission, landowners in Platte, Colfax and Butler County may be in for a surprise. The PSC approved the 'alternate mainline route' in a 3-2 decision on the Keystone XL pipelin... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man who was arrested for meth, DUI, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, is back in court on Monday. Sergio Duron-Reina was arrested earlier this year, after leading police on a low speed chase, says an affidavit. Duron-Rei... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Columbus City Council re-voted to move forward with their plans for a new building at Bradshaw Park after the mayor had second thoughts about the project. The council voted 6-2 against the rescission of improvements to Bradsha... Read More

CENTRAL CITY - A woman insisted to law enforcement that she stole a car, that wasn't stolen, after lying about who she was and doing "a lot" of meth. Krista Shultz, 26, of York, was arrested back on October 31st, after going out of her way to tell... Read More

SCHUYLER, Neb. - A Schuyler man accused of nearly killing his neighbor with a screwdriver, is planning to say he was insane at the time of the attack. 26-year-old Yoandri Fleitas-Llornete is charged with attempted murder, plus felony assault and w... Read More

BEATRICE -  The Beatrice City Council has approved a housing project that will use tax increment financing.  Approval of the Hannibal View redevelopment plan now goes back to the Community Redevelopment Authority for final approval. Homes will b... Read More

BEATRICE -  Gage County Sheriff’s Officers have made an arrest in Blue Springs of a man wanted on a warrant for possession of a weapon. 53-year-old William Klee was arrested at his home on the warrant sought by law officers, after they had seiz... Read More