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... 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

Attempted Homicide in Kearney

At 4:22 am on November 22, 2014 the Kearney Police Department was called to a male subject laying on the pavement on the 2nd Avenue Bridge over the canal in the 300 Block. Upon contact with the subject, it was determined that he was the victim of two... Read More

LCF to distribute almost $459,000 to local non profits

Almost $100,000 more was raised during this year's Give BIG Lexington Event than last year's. Executive Director Jackie Berke says over $350,000 was raised. "The total amount raised of new donations was $352,000 in excess of that. And we had over ... Read More

Huskers fumble late; fall to Minnesota, 28-24

Nebraska only trailed for the game's final 3:25, but the Huskers' last drive ended on a turnover inside the Minnesota 5-yard line, as the Golden Gophers escaped from Memorial Stadium with a 28-24 win on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Hus... Read More

Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues facing the ethanol industry with farm broadcasters f... Read More

UNL Extension Gears Up for Nebraska Soybean Day

The 2014 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Dec. 18 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season. The expo, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will be in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo, said Keith Gl... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 percent in October,  strength seen in economy according to  labor official

The Nebraska Labor Department reported the state's preliminary unemployment rate for October was 3.4  percent,  a slight drop from 3.6 percent in September.   The Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths o... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More