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Beckner Named Assistant Coach at Nebraska

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program.   Miles believes t... Read More

Nebraska governor again donates to death penalty cause

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ True to his word, Governor Pete Ricketts has again donated to a group trying to save Nebraska's death penalty. A monthly financial statement released Friday by Nebraskans for the Death Penalty shows Ricketts donated $100,000 in th... Read More

Zeorian Harvesting, Three Generations of Dedication

For Tracy Zeorian, being a custom harvester is more than a job, it’s a family tradition. The third generation in a family of custom harvesters, Tracy, her husband Jim, and their two youngest of four daughters leave their home in Manley, Neb. and sp... Read More

(Video) Gerry And The Blackshirts Look For Better Results

The last couple of years were not kind for the Nebraska Blackshirt Defense. In 2014, the Huskers gave up 26 points and 383 yards per game.  On top of that were the numerous subpar performances including the humiliating 54-29 loss at  Wisconsin. New... Read More

Moody’s lowers Kansas rating for new pension bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A major credit agency is rating $1 billion in bonds that Kansas hopes to sell to bolster its pension system for teachers and government works in line with the state’s existing rating. Moody’s Investors Service this week a... Read More

Lexington healthcare rift appears wide as ever

Tensions between Lexington Regional Health Center and physicians at Plum Creek Medical Group continues to crop up at Health Center board meetings, the latest held Tuesday evening. At the June board meeting, Chief Executive Officer Leslie Marsh and Ch... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Baltimore 8, Detroit 7 Toronto 7, Kansas City 6, 11 innings Boston 7, Tampa Bay 5 Texas 6, San Francisco 3 Arizona 6, Houston 4, 10 innings Seattle 6, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Yankees 13, Chic... Read More

Kansas collects $3.7M less in taxes than expected this month

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected about $3.7 million less in taxes than it expected in July, largely because of lower-than-anticipated revenues from its newly increased sales tax. The state Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state... Read More

Kansas Won’t Bar Singles as Foster Parents

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A spokeswoman for the Kansas Department for Children and Families says it will not prevent single adults from serving as foster parents for abused and neglected children. Agency spokeswoman Theresa Freed said Friday that the dep... Read More

High-tech jobs program to train 500 in Kearney area

KEARNEY - A new program approved by the White House and President Obama aims to train and hire 500 new IT professionals before the end of 2020 in central Nebraska. Buffalo County and Kearney were selected as one of 21 communities across the nation to... Read More

Cozad set to host Class B Senior State Tournament

COZAD - The 2015 Class B Senior State Tournament will be hosted in central Nebraska at Muny Park in Cozad, Aug. 1 - Aug. 5. The Reds will play in the tournament as a perk of hosting state, despite their 3-14 regular season record. Cozad played wel... Read More