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NSAA Boys State Golf Underway

The NSAA boys golf tournaments are underway at four locations across the state. Highlands in Lincoln is hosting Class A, Riverside in Grand Island is hosting Class B. Holmes golf course in Lincoln is ... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More

Man jailed after wrecking car into house

A suspected drunken driver operating a car reportedly stolen from Treynor, wrecked into a Council Bluffs house early Sunday Morning. reports that 22-year old Mark E. Wilke, Jr was taken into custody on suspicion of reckless dri... Read More

Nebraska One Step Closer to Meatpackers Owning Hogs

Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to lifting the state's ban on meatpacker-owned hogs, despite objections by senators who say it protects small and independent producers. The measure won first-round approval on a 28-10 vote after supp... Read More

Awards handed out at Pender-Thurston Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

Awards were given for 2014 Business Person of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Youth Volunteer of the Year at Pender-Thurston Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet. According to, Brian Kent of Kent Insurance & Investment... Read More

First Crop Ratings for Corn Slightly Bearish

The nation's corn crop was rated 74% good to excellent as of May 24, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress and Condition report released Tuesday. This was the first week condition ratings on corn were reported this growing season. "This resulted ... Read More

Jacobs resigns as Oakland Police Chief

The Oakland Police Chief has resigned. According to, Dan Jacobs resigned after months of talks concerning the police department's budget and personnel. Jacobs has been hired as the new police chief in Tekamah. His last day ... Read More

Stormchasers lose at home to Tacoma

The Omaha Stormchasers fell 4-3 at home Monday to Tacoma. Reymond Fuentes went 3-4 with an RBI for Omaha while Matt Fields was 2-3 with a double. The Stormchasers take on Tacoma in Game two of the three game series on Wednesday. First pitch is ... Read More

Denison man enters plea in attempted escape case

A Denison, Iowa Man has pled not guilty to attempting to escape from the Crawford County Jail. According to the Sioux City Journal, 20-year old Jayden Chapman, who is awaiting sentencing on two counts of first-degree murder, wrote his plea Friday ... Read More

Providence Transfer to visit NU

Providence Transfer Paschal Chukwu, plans to visit Nebraska in June. Chukwu averaged nearly 3 points and over 2 rebounds in about 10 minutes in over 34 games as a freshman for the Friars. He will have to sit out this upcoming season, and will h... Read More

Priest says slain Omaha officer loved the work she did

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Omaha police officer who lost her life last week in the  line of duty loved what she did. The Rev. William Bond said at Kerrie Orozco's funeral Tuesday that she loved helping others in times of need and serving as a peacem... Read More