Nebraska man who shot ex-wife, lawyer kills self

A 58-year-old Nebraska man who had been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-wife and his divorce lawyer last November has been found dead in his cell. Prison officials said Michael Peter... Read More

Bridge work to close I-80 lanes near Gothenburg

Drivers looking to be on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska later this month should know of plans to close the highway overnight for construction work. I-80 westbound lanes will be closed at Gothenburg from 11 p.m. on Sept. 29 to 6 a.m. the next day.... Read More

Broncos lose, Chiefs win

SEATTLE (AP) _ Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations. Seattle blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter ... Read More

Dole homecoming tour coninues

Bob Dole continues his homecoming tour of Kansas this week.   This time in the southwest. The former Senator begins the week Monday in Dodge City.   Tuesday he visits friends and supporters in Kinsley ,Greensburg, Ashland, Liberal and Meade. ... Read More

Neb. Leading Economic Indicator rebounds

Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator rebounded by 1.37 percent in August, reversing a decline seen in July. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of  Business Research says the increase represents a strong u... Read More

WOTUS Explained

On Wednesday, the Farm Foundation hosted a forum at the National Press Club looking at some of the complex issues involved in the proposed rule regarding waters of the United States by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. The Acronym Society of th... Read More

UNL gives tips to deal with yellow jacket wasps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Educators at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln say homeowners can take many steps to deal with yellow jacket wasps. UNL Extension educator Jonathan Larson says the wasps are among the more common stinging insects that homeowners... Read More

Nebraska professor to lecture on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor will lecture on climate change and lead a panel discussion on Thursday. The title of Donald Wilhite's Heuermann Lecture is ``Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for ... Read More

Midwest History Focus Of Journal

When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America’s history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history journal. Instead, this week they saw the University of Nebraska P... Read More

Group to host barn quilt workshop in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A nonprofit group is hosting a workshop on how to make barn quilts at the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice. Friends of Homestead will host its second workshop on Oct. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the monumen... Read More

Abdullah Carries Big Red Past 'Canes In Record Fashion

  Lincoln, Neb. - Husker Heisman hopeful Ameer Abdullah carried No. 24 Nebraska to victory over an old nemesis with the biggest all-purpose yardage total of his career, as the Big Red battled to a 41-31 win over Miami at Memorial Stadium on S... Read More