Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks o... Read More

Bank offers $100 bonus to 200 new college accounts

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Two hundred Nebraska families that start college savings accounts this fall will receive a $100 boost. First National Bank of Omaha says it hopes the payments will encourage people to start saving for college while their kids are y... Read More

Omaha Children's Museum opens farm exhibit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Kids visiting The Omaha Children's Museum can now learn a little more about what goes on outside the city's borders. According to reports, a new 10,000-square-foot agriculture-centered exhibit dubbed ``Once Upon a Farm'' opened Sat... Read More

App offers information for Nebraska voters

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska voters can check their registration, request an early ballot and find polling place locations with a mobile website made available by the state. The Nebraska Secretary of State's office says the ``Voter View'' website is... Read More

UNK beats Lindenwood to give Morris career win number 100

Kearney, Neb. – Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. The Lop... Read More

Hastings wins at Midland

Fremont - The Bronco defense did plenty of bending against Midland on Saturday but came up with huge plays in the second half that led to the Hastings 48-28 victory at Heedum Field. The Hastings defense began the game giving up touchdown drive... Read More

UNK sweeps Missouri Southern State

Kearney, Neb. – True freshmen LaRose Currie, Caitlin Broadwell and Tara Ziegelbein combined for 29 kills as the 7th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball dominated Missouri Southern State (-13, -15, -16) Saturday evening in Joplin. UNK is now 19-2 ... Read More

Broncos lose at Dordt

Sioux Center, IA - The Hastings College volleyball team had a very tough road test against NAIA No. 23 Dordt and came up short falling 23-25, 24-26, 25-21, 19-25 on Saturday night. In set one Hastings held a 22-20 lead after Abigayle Preissler... Read More

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe. The program gives parents a chance to avoid law enforcement and the courts if ... Read More

Illinois topples Huskers in four

Lincoln - The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team (11-6, 5-3 Big Ten) fell to No. 15 Illinois (14-5, 6-2 Big Ten) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday afternoon, 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-27, 21-25). Alicia Ostrander had a career-high ... Read More

Big second half leads Huskers past Northwestern

Evanston, Ill. - No. 19 Nebraska needed no last-minute touchdown or Hail Mary this time. Instead, the Huskers got a dominant second-half defensive effort and a career-high four touchdowns from Ameer Abdullah in a 38-17 win at Ryan Field on Saturd... Read More