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Program helps low-income students seeking worker training

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A program recently approved by the Legislature will provide tuition assistance for those seeking worker training through noncredit programs at Nebraska community colleges.     ... Read More

Soccer Classic set for Saturday

The  22nd annual Nebraska Shrine Soccer Classic is set for today (Saturday)  in Omaha at Morrison Stadium. The girls match is scheduled to start at 11:00 am The boys match will follow at  approximately 1:00 pm...... Read More

Ag Sec. Vilsack Announces Additional Acres for CRP

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday an additional 800,000 acres of highly environmentally sensitive land may be enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) under certain wetland and wildlife initiatives that provide multiple benefit... Read More

Big 12 to split record revenue

Big 12 schools will split up a record $252 million in revenue, the ninth year in a row of increases.  The revenue total for the 10 schools, up from $220 million last year, was revealed Friday at the end of the conference's spring meetings. Each orig... Read More

2014 Cattlemen's Ball volunteers make quilt to be auctioned for 2015 Cattlemen's Ball

It was nearly one year ago when thousands of people flocked to the Hoot Owl Ranch near Harrisburg for the 2014 Cattlemen's Ball. Now, a small group of volunteers from the event are ready to send a signature item to the Redbird Ranch near Lynch, Ne... Read More

Standing water after flooding brings health concerns

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department and Dundy & Hitchcock County Emergency Manager, Patrick Gerdes would like the public to be aware of some health concerns after the flood waters have ended. “Standing water brings several issues to ... Read More

Governor: Nebraska to proceed with executions of 10 inmates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts says lawmakers' repeal of the death penalty won't stop his administration from proceeding with executions of 10 people already sentenced to death. Ricketts said Friday that he doesn't plan ... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers conclude historic 2015 session

Nebraska lawmakers have concluded a 2015 session marked by high-profile votes on taxes, immigration, state spending and the death penalty.     Senators and Gov. Pete Ricketts focused on their policy agreements Friday and played down the veto overr... Read More

Six Huskers Capture Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Six Husker men's golfers earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades on Thursday when the conference announced its list of honorees for spring sports in 2015. Josh Reinertson earned his fourth award at Nebraska. The Gibbon, Neb., native majored in Busin... Read More

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with their performances on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. ... Read More

Nine Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The Nebraska softball team was recognized for another successful year in the classroom on Thursday, as nine of a possible 11 Huskers were named to the academic All-Big Ten team. All nine Huskers honored have earned academic All-Big Ten recogni... Read More