Chautauqua coming to Kearney and Alliance

The Nebraska Chautauqua is set to be in Alliance and Kearney in June of 2015. Program Manager Kristi Hayek Carley says each city has a historical background with the Chautauqua. "Well we looked at ... Read More

School funding suit complicates Kansas budget fix

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Even before state courts decide whether Kansas spends enough money on public schools, an education funding lawsuit is complicating efforts by legislators and Gov. Sam Brownback to close budget shortfalls. A three-judge pane... Read More

Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men. Lawmakers have introduced bills several times in recent years, but none h... Read More

Research says regulations helping small hog farms

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Researchers say environmental regulations have slowed the growth of large hog farms and helped some smaller ones survive. Two agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln looked at how environmental regulation... Read More

Tri-City Tops Des Moines, Moves Into Second Place

Five goals from five different players propelled the Tri-City Storm (9-4-3) to a 5-2 win over the Des Moines Buccaneers (9-6-2) and into second place in the USHL’s Western Conference on Friday night at the Viaero Event Center. Storm captain Garr... Read More

Kearney Shooting Suspect Arrested

     The  Kearney Police Department says a Saturday shooting suspect was taken into custody early Sunday morning in Broken Bow.   No other details were released about Evan Swenson's apprehension.    He's being held in the Buffalo County jai... Read More

Protesters Protest

Those who protested a Lincoln movie theater's application for a liquor license this year are now protesting the bill they've received to cover the cost of the protest hearing. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Deb Hicks and Cathy Heimer of Lincoln ... Read More

Huskers Fall to Rhode Island in OT, 66-62

Kingston, R.I. – Shavon Shields had 25 points and nine rebounds, but Jared Terrell scored six of his 12 points in overtime, lifting the Rams to a 66-62 win over No. 21 Nebraska Saturday night. Shields turned in a strong performance in a losing e... Read More

Husker Block Party Spurs Senior Night Sweep

LINCOLN - Behind the dynamic defensive duo of Cecilia Hall and Amber Rolfzen, the No. 11 Nebraska volleyball team posted a 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 sweep against Michigan on Senior Night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday. The Huskers (20-7,... Read More

Lincoln increasing garage patrol after suicides

City workers have increased patrols of Lincoln's parking garages following the suicides of two people who jumped to their deaths this week. City parking manager Wayne Mixdorf told the Lincoln Journal Star he didn't think it was necessary to modif... Read More

8 apply for Grand Island-based judgeship

Eight people have applied to fill the Hall County District judgeship left vacant by the Oct. 1 retirement of Judge James Livingston. Those applying include John Jorgensen, of Lincoln; Thomas Klein, of Wahoo; Kevin Knake, of Hastings; and Charles M... Read More