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UNMC chemist creates key compound in kidney-disease breakthrough

Results reported in Dec. 7  issue of Science Corey Hopkins, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy, is the lead medic... Read More

Beatrice schools pick Ord superintendent to lead district

BEATRICE, Neb. - The Beatrice school board wants to hire Ord's superintendent to lead its district. KWBE radio reports that the Beatrice board on Saturday offered the job to Jason Alexander. Initially, the Beatrice board deadlocked on three vot... Read More

History of the Nebraska State Capitol talk in Broken Bow

Broken Bow, Ne. -- Jim McKee will present a program  -- The History of the Nebraska State Capitol on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Custer County Museum, 445 South 9th Ave. The presentation is made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska ... Read More


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued its annual report on antibiotics sales for livestock agriculture. It showed the first decline in year-to-year sales since recording began. According to the Animal Health Institute (AHI),... Read More

Huskers Head To Final Four

Huskers Headed to a Third Straight Final Four LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team earned a third straight trip to the NCAA Semifinals with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 25-27, 25-22) win on the home court of fourth-seeded Kentucky in the... Read More

Huskers Collar Bulldogs

Huskers Collar Bulldogs in 2OT, 89-84 Des Moines, Iowa - Hannah Whitish tied her career high with 29 points for the second consecutive game, and the Nebraska women's basketball team won a double-overtime thriller, 89-84 over Drake at the Knapp Cent... Read More

Jays Down the Huskers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Marcus Foster scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, and Creighton beat Nebraska 75-65 Saturday for its seventh straight win over the Cornhuskers. Foster, held to 1-of-5 shooting in the first half, hit a 3-pointer from t... Read More

Amphonphong sentenced in four cases on Friday

A series of cases for a 33-year-old Lexington man came to a conclusion Friday when Tony Amphonphong was sentenced in Dawson County District Court. The most serious of the four cases before the court stemmed from a two vehicle accident in a residentia... Read More


The creation of the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln was approved Dec. 5 by the Board of Regents. The institute aims to prepare students to understand, participate in and shape gl... Read More

Nurse aide/medication aide classes in high demand

Demand for nursing assistant and medication aide training is on the rise at Mid-Plains Community College. New reports show that 189 students were enrolled in MPCC’s Nursing Assistant program in 2015. This year, that figure jumped to 262. The med... Read More

CFRA Releases Priorities for '18 Farm Bill

On Friday, the Center for Rural Affairs released its 2018 farm bill policy platform, “A Farm Bill for Rural America.” Written by Anna Johnson, policy associate, and Rural Policy Program staff, the platform reflects more than 40 years of on-the... Read More