The Teen Space houses a wide variety of books within its walls. There are many different genres, from romance to science fiction. The space also has manga and graphic novels, as well as a great assortment of anime shows. The materials in our nonfiction area also cover a wide range of topics.…
I remember Mother using those words when she described the outcome of my father’s efforts to replace the kitchen windows of their farmhouse. My father was terrific at many things: Farming, parenting, being a Christian and a law enforcement officer, but he did not have the craftsmanship or at…
After spending 12 years behind bars, Victor Young created Black Tie Lifestyle, an apparel brand with a message behind it: Bounce back and be a go-getter.
The Nebraska Department of Labor said Friday that it will receive funding to pay the full allotment of the Lost Wages Assistance program, which provides an extra $300 in federal unemployment compensation to those who qualify.
With this year’s fall harvest quickly approaching, farmers may be looking for equipment to help them get the job done. Right now, there are many online auctions taking place that offer buyers a robust inventory of equipment to shop, and sellers with a prime opportunity to profit on pieces th…
This week, 16 Columbus area businesses participated in a three-day virtual training called Destination Business BootCamp. The owners joined business leaders from across America to learn new marketing methods to bring more customers and tourists to Columbus and their businesses.
According to data released Thursday, 2,338 Nebraskans filed for unemployment for the week that ended Saturday. That was down 464 from the previous week.
The survey from the Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk found that as many firms operating in the state have added employees as have cut them over the past few months.
In the upcoming November election, voters will have the chance to decide on what officials believe to be a great opportunity for Columbus area residents.
Brittany and Maddy Brewer developed their love for baking and decorating cakes at an early age. That passion has now sprung into a successful business the sisters own -- Beautifully Baked Bakery.
The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission makes it "pretty easy" for out-of-state companies to get a license to sell liquor in the state, Executive Director Hobert Rupe said.
Columbus native Jared Rickert, D.O., is happy to be providing orthopedic services to residents in and around the town where he was raised.
In addition to six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, the home features an indoor basketball court and a large entertainment/reception area with a stage.
Nebraska banks saw their profit jump significantly in the second quarter compared with the first three months of the year, but earnings were down considerably compared with a year ago.
As a leading provider of news, information and advertising solutions in Columbus, Nebraska, we are excited to announce the launch of our Local Business Stimulus program.
Initial claims have fallen for three straight weeks and are now down nearly 90% from their peak in late March, but they are still more than three times higher than they were before the coronavirus pandemic started.
This weekend would have been Columbus Days with all of its coronation-crowning, booth-barking, baby-beaming, dog-racing, toe-tapping, turtle-touting, color-running, car-shining, parade-watching, and BBQ-bands-and-beer-garden bliss. But all of that will have to wait until next year, thanks to…
A canceled football season could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars. But it would take a toll on traditions, too.
Longtime dog groomers Lisa Schacher and Melissa Grife had spent decades beautifying the pets of Columbus area residents and dreaming about the possibility of opening their own shop. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Staff from the health department returned to the business on Thursday and observed continued violations of the directed health measure, according to the latest closure order.
In a closed third-floor courtroom with dozens watching online, the Lincoln City Attorney's Office laid out its case Wednesday for why a judge should order the closure of Madsen's Bowling and Billiards for violating directed health measures.
The City Attorney's Office late Monday afternoon asked a judge to order a Lincoln bowling alley owner to comply with local health directives, requiring employees and patrons to wear masks, or to be ordered closed over violations.