Nebraska is moving on from coach Tim Miles after seven seasons. Former Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is the favorite to replace him.
Up to 10 Inches of Snow Predicted for Dutchess, Orange, 21 in Parts of Ulster
STORM UPDATE: The National Weather Service updated its predicted snowfall totals late Sunday afternoon:
Ways to help flooding victims in parts of the Plains and Midwest
Heavy rain and melting snow has left parts of the plains and upper Midwest underwater. Nebraska is facing one of its worst floods in history, with no sign that the water will recede any time soon. "It looked like an ocean down here,” says one devastated farmer. "I sat there on the hill looking at it, and I just started bawling. ” On Sunday, Worthington Presbyterian Church did their small part to help in a big way as volunteers at the church packed…
Why Nebraska never will leave the Big Ten
JUL 29, 2015 - I received an email this week from a Nebraska alum who is a professor at another Big Ten University. He wanted to remain anonymous if I published any of his dispatch, and I most definitely wanted to publish his dispatch, because it’s incredibly insightful into college football realignment We talk about realignment incessantly, and we come up with all kinds of ideas and theories. But we often overlook one of the most powerful forces in a singular campus’ decision-making:…
Nebraska's Death Penalty: What's Next?
This is a sample caption Font Color June 26, 2015 Fred Knapp of NET News hosts a discussion of the current petition drive to allow Nebraska voters to decide if the state has the death penalty. This follows a historic vote in the Legislature to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska.
Speaking of Nebraska: Emerald Ash Borer Impact, 101
This is a sample caption Font Color April 20, 2017 This week Speaking of Nebraska examines the multi-million dollar impact of Emerald Ash Borer on Nebraska cities and towns. Plus an update on the Nebraska Legislature and Nebraska history moment.
Four Nebraska Schools Celebrate Top Academic Award
by Willem Roper, NET News Willem Roper, NET News October 2, 2018 - 2:49pm Four Nebraska elementary schools were awarded the National Blue Ribbon for academic excellence and achievement Monday Hitchcock County in Culbertson, Maude Rousseau in Lincoln, North Bend Central in North Bend and Osceola were all recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for academic performance and student accomplishments. The National Blue Ribbon…
Nebraska basketball cracks Top 25
Lincoln – On the heels of a 7-1 start, the Nebraska men’s basketball team is ranked 24th in the Associated Press poll released Monday. It marks the first time that the Huskers are nationally ranked by the AP since Nov. 17, 2014. The Huskers had been ranked in the USA Today coaches poll in the first two [...]
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Nebraska climbs into nation’s top ten
For the first time since 2011 Nebraska is ranked in the nation’s top ten. The Huskers (5-0) have climbed to number 10 in the Associated Press Top 25 heading into Saturday’s Big Ten game…
Several More Inches Of Snow Before February Ends
One more round of snow is being squeezed in before we turn the calendar to March.
No. 19 Wisconsin tops Nebraska 66-62 in Big 10 tourney
CHICAGO (AP) — Nate Reuvers scored 14 points, D'Mitrik Trice hit a clutch 3-pointer with 58 seconds left and No. 19 Wisconsin beat pesky Nebraska 66-62 on Friday to advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
Nebraska man sentenced to 20 years in Iowa prison
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been imprisoned for holding several people at gunpoint and beating some of them inside a western Iowa apartment. The Daily Nonpareil reports that Derr…
Governor recognizes Nebraska students with top test scores
LINCOLN, Neb. — Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging Nebraska’s top student test-takers to stay in the state for college or return to build their careers. Ricketts on Monday recognized 16 high school seniors who achieved a top score of 36 on the ACT and one who scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT. About [...]
Report: Nebraska farmland value drops 10 percent
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A land-market report by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows a 10 percent decline in the state’s average farmland value over the past year. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the survey appeared in the Wednesday edition of Cornhusker Economics. It reveals slower bids and land sales, resulting in the value drop. Agricultural [...]
Ricketts recognizes Red Cross for 100 years in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Pete Ricketts is recognizing the American Red Cross for 100 years of service in Nebraska, including its preparedness efforts and response to recent natural disasters. Ricketts on Monday proclaimed March as American Red Cross Month during a news conference with organization officials and first lady Susanne Shore. The American Red [...]
Study Details Retail Trends Across Nebraska
Nebraska’s retail activity is shifting toward urban centers according to a new study conducted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The study found that population is the largest factor affecting retail activity. “Retailing is an important sector of the state’s economy and is watched as an indicator of overall economic [...]
Rainfall Total in Salem 8.57 Inches; Reaches 10 Inches in Some Places
Part of Bryan Memorial Park in Salem turned into a lake during the heavy rains and some took advantage of the opportunity to swim. One of the swimmers, Trevor Lewis, said the water was nearly waist deep in the area off Boone Street Road. Photo by Lacey Shaw. The rainfall totals from the remn
Judge rules for insurer in Nebraska wrongful conviction case
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska judge has ruled that an insurance provider doesn’t have to cover the legal debt of a Nebraska county that wrongfully convicted six people in a 1985 rape and murder. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Lancaster County District Judge Jodi L. Nelson ruled Thursday that the liability policies Gage [...]
Learn prescribed fire basics at workshops across Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. – Learn the basics of safe, effective burning when Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission host prescribed burn training workshops across the state early in 2019. These workshops will provide guidance and instruction for completing safe and effective prescribed fires. Landowners, resource professionals, volunteer fire departments and other interested persons [...]