New Nebraska corrections director to get pay bump

Nebraska's new corrections director will get a pay bump over his predecessors for a job likely to require major prison reforms. The governor's office released salaries Friday for its new hires. Scott... Read More

Huskers fall at Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minn. – Nebraska could not overcome a slow first half in falling to Minnesota, 60-42, at Williams Arena Saturday afternoon The Huskers (12-9, 4-5 Big Ten) battled back from a seven-point halftime deficit to cut it to four points wit... Read More

Tingelhoff And Shields Headed To Hall Of Fame

A pair of former Nebraska offensive line greats were among eight individuals selected to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class of inductees. Lexington native, Mick Tingelhoff was a standout center for the Minnesota V... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission Offers Scholarships to Collegiate Communicators

Kansas college students will have the opportunity to attend a hands-on biotechnology program in March with financial assistance from soybean farmers. In partnership with the United Soybean Board, the Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) is offering four s... Read More

21st rated Georgetown whips Creighton

OMAHA, Neb.  - A 26-2 run spanning halftime lifted No. 21 Georgetown to a 67-40 win over Creighton before 17,499 fans at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Saturday. The Bluejays missed 23 straight field goal attempts at one point during a drought that ... Read More

Nebraska bills could help overturn wrongful convictions

Wrongly convicted Nebraska prisoners could have more chances to demonstrate their innocence under two bills presented to a legislative committee. One bill offered Friday would remove the three-year window to seek a new trial based on newly discovere... Read More

Kansas legislators divided on hate crime legislation

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The fatal shooting of three people last year outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Overland Park is renewing calls for tougher hate crime legislation. A bill currently being discussed in the Kansas legislat... Read More

Chadron State student-athlete found dead in residence hall

Chadron Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old female student from Seaside, California on the Chadron State College campus. The Chadron Police Department was called to High Rise, a residence hall on the campus of Chadron State College... Read More

Dow AgroSciences Concludes Coodetec Acquisition

INDIANAPOLIS — Jan. 30, 2015 — Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has completed the acquisition of Coodetec’s seed business. This acquisition marks the second largest by Dow AgroSciences and ... Read More

Following a road less traveled

  They’re giving the boys a run for their money. Carra Johnson, of Madrid, and Jessica Schaben, of Gothenburg, are taking classes at North Platte Community College in programs most women don’t go into: automotive technology and auto bo... Read More

UNMC public health dean to work in Sierra Leone on Ebola

The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha has announced its dean of public health is in Sierra Leone to help the World Health Organization respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Ali S. Khan left Tuesday for the assignment, flying fir... Read More