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Nebraska paper carrier helps woman trapped in pickup

KEARNEY, Neb. A 9-year-old newspaper carrier is being hailed as a hero for rescuing a Nebraska woman who was trapped in her pickup for more than an hour. Skyler Wilson was on his route delivering t... Read More

Assistance Helps Beginning Farmer Improve Operation

A rich background in agriculture helped Wade Kloepping make the decision to come home to Dawson County after college and take over the family farm near Eustis, Nebraska. Two years before graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kloe... Read More

(Video) Armstrong Ready To Prove Critics Wrong

Fall camp begins this week for the Huskers under new head coach Mike Riley. Junior Tommy Armstrong is back for his third year at Quarterback for the Big Red. Some have doubted his ability to lead Nebraska to the next level. He talked about answering ... Read More

Death penalty group `cautiously optimistic' about signatures

Organizers of a campaign to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty say they're cautiously optimistic they'll gather enough signatures to place the issue on the 2016 ballot. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty has less than a month remaining to gather abo... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Houston 4 Arizona 1 Texas 2 San Francisco 1 L.A. Dodgers 5 L.A. Angels 3, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games Toronto 5, Kansas City 2 Detroit 6, Baltimore 1 Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3 Houston 4, Arizona 1 N.Y. Yankees 12, Ch... Read More

Americans Favor Farmers and Food During Drought

A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans think of water as a limited resource that can be depleted if people use too much. The national survey provides a glimpse into how Americans think water should be managed when abnormally dry wea... Read More

Reds season comes to end at Senior State Tournament

COZAD - Two back-to-back nine run innings allowed Blair to jump out and win convincingly against Cozad 20-2 in five innings at Muny Park, in an elimination game at the Class B Senior State Tournament Sunday afternoon. Cozad had to play from behind... Read More

Lucky breaks with federal funds, pensions help Kansas budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s latest efforts to prevent a state budget deficit were assisted by a well-timed decision on health care funding from federal officials and better-than-expected news about teacher pensions. The Rep... Read More

Southern Rust and Gray Leaf Spot Increasing in NE Corn

Southern rust (Figure 1 above) continues to be confirmed in samples from numerous counties in eastern and south central Nebraska, as indicated on the IPM PIPE website. The disease has reportedly been confirmed at low incidence and severity in the fie... Read More

Judge orders return of Lincoln man's gun collection

A judge has ordered that a man's gun collection seized last year by police must be returned to him, but Lincoln ordinances won't let him have them in the city. Police confiscated 24 handguns from Kevin Williams, who was accused of illegally possessi... Read More

Money found to continue aiding Nebraska, western Iowa vets

Department of Veterans Affairs officials say funding of adult day care and other skilled and nonskilled services for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has been bolstered by belt-tightening and will continue through September 30th, past the scheduled... Read More