Nebraska professor to lecture on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor will lecture on climate change and lead a panel discussion on Thursday. The title of Donald Wilhite's Heuermann Lecture is ``Understandi... Read More

UNL Dedicates Statues of Former Secretaries of Agriculture

On a day when four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture from Nebraska were honored in bronze on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus, Ronnie Green already was looking ahead to the need to make room for a fifth and sixth – who knows ho... Read More

Regulators deal with growing beer, wine industries

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Beer and wine are booming in Nebraska, and state regulators are struggling to keep up. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission is asking lawmakers and the governor for additional staff to oversee the state's fast-growing brewpub a... Read More

UNK sweeps Missouri Southern State

Kearney, Neb. – The 4th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team got a combined 22 kills from outside hitters LaRose Currie and Kinslie TeKolste to sweep Missouri Southern State (-10, -20, -17) Saturday afternoon at the Health & Sports Center. ... Read More

Dordt beats Hastings

Hastings - After winning set one over No. 21 Dordt, the Hastings College volleyball team dropped the next three sets losing to the Defenders in four sets 25-18, 22-25, 20-25, 23-25 on Saturday at Lynn Farrell Arena. Hastings looked strong earl... Read More

UNK loses homecoming game to Missouri Southern State

Kearney, Neb. – Missouri Southern State’s option offense churned out 364 rushing yards and the Lions defense held Nebraska-Kearney in check in a 34-17 victory Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. This was the fir... Read More

Hastings falls at Doane

Crete - The Hastings College football team was clicking on all cylinders in the first quarter before Doane came back to defeat Hastings 28-24 on Saturday. After getting a defensive stop in Doane's first possession, Hastings wasted no time marc... Read More

Kansas City area medical team heading to Africa

The Kansas City-area medical relief nonprofit Heart to Heart International is sending a team to West Africa to assess how its volunteers could help with the Ebola crisis. The Kansas City Star reports the four medical professionals plan to leave Su... Read More

Dawson-Gosper jobs picture shows improvement

A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate held steady at 3.6 percent in August.  The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released  Friday that the rate matched the July rate and was four-tenths of a point under ... Read More

Tree-planting week scheduled in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Trees will be planted in at least 40 Nebraska communities as part of a weeklong event. A grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust will provide more than 400 trees to the communities during Nebraska ReTree week. The week run... Read More

US chief justice worried about partisanship

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says he's worried about growing partisanship in the judicial confirmation process and a public perception that the court is a political body. Roberts told an audience at the Univer... Read More