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Fremont man hurt in accident

A 24-year old Fremont man was taken to an Omaha hospital following a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning. According to the Fremont Tribune, Brandon Schneckenberger was taken to Fremont Heal... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More

Sioux City legal bill in harassment case topped $1M

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) _ Sioux City spent nearly $1.1 million defending itself  and the city manager from a lawsuit filed by a city employee. In addition to the legal bill, the city paid Brittany Scott $300,000 to settle  the lawsuit she'd filed ... Read More

Council Bluffs approves bow hunting season for turkeys

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Bow hunters will soon be able to take aim at turkeys in Council Bluffs. Responding to an abundance of wild turkeys in the city, the Council Bluffs City Council on Monday unanimously approved a bow hunting season running... Read More

Ag Sec Vilsack Promising More Money to Protect Sage Grouse

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse , regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections. Vilsack told The Asso... Read More

Stalk and Ear Rot Developing Early in Corn

Much of the 2015 Nebraska corn crop experienced prolonged stress and sometimes wounding earlier this season. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing, in particular, stalk and ear rot diseases. ... Read More

Storm Chasers defeat Sacramento

The Omaha Storm Chasers knocked off Sacramento 5-1 at home Wednesday night. Brett Eibner was 2-4 with two RBI and a double for Omaha. The Storm Chasers begin a four-game home series with Fresno Thursday night. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. a... Read More

Omaha man whose gunshot struck 2 people gets 25-35 years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha man who police say fired one bullet that struck two people has been imprisoned. Online court records say 21-year-old Dequan Jennings was sentenced on Monday in Douglas County District Court to 25 to 35 years in prison. ... Read More

Man died after shooting in southwest Omaha, police say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 25-year-old man has died at a hospital after being shot in southwest Omaha. The shooting was reported a little before 10 p.m. Monday at an apartment complex. Police say officers who responded found the wound... Read More

Oakland-Craig set to battle Fremont Bergan Friday night

The Oakland-Craig Football team is coming off a 10-2 season in which the Knights reached the Class C-2 State Semifinals. Head Coach Joe Anderson says expectations are still high for this season. "Oakland Craig's always for many, many years had gre... Read More