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Ebola patient now in Omaha. Parents relieved

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The parents of 33 year old Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo are in Omaha with their son as he starts receiving treatment for Ebola. Mukpo arrived in Omaha around 7:00 Monday morning and was then taken to the Biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center. During a news conference Dr. Mitchell Levy, Mukpo’s father says his […] Read More »

Armstrong wants another shot at Michigan State (AUDIO)

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It was a weekend full of upsets in college football, as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked teams were all upset this past week…Five of the top ten schools lost. The Nebraska Cornhuskers did everything they could in the fourth quarter to make Michigan State the 6th top 10 team to lose, but […] Read More »

More and more Nebraskans voting early (AUDIO)

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Early voting is underway in Nebraska and the state election authority says casting a ballot before Election Day is becoming more and more popular. Secretary of State John Gale says ballots for the general election have been mailed to Nebraskans and early voting at election offices began this past weekend. “Early voting’s off and running […] Read More »

Senators question feds’ conservation projects along NE/SD border

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Two federal agencies are working on several conservation projects along the Nebraska-South Dakota border that require land to be set aside for habitat and public access. Casey Kruse, the Missouri River coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, says he’s working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the projects which involve federal […] Read More »

Comeback comes up just short for Huskers, fall to Spartans 27-22

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Despite 19 fourth quarter points, 19th-ranked Nebraska was unable to overcome a 27-3 deficit and fell to 10th-ranked Michigan State 27-22 on Saturday night in East Lansing, Michigan. Tommy Armstrong’s pass intended for De’Mornay Pierson-El was intercepted by Trae Waynes with less than 30 seconds to play to seal the game for the Spartans. It […] Read More »

Spartans shutting out Huskers 17-0 at halftime

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Despite three turnovers, Michigan State has kept Nebraska from gaining any momentum and are shutting out the Huskers 17-0 at halftime in East Lansing, Michigan. In a game where the Huskers need Heisman trophy candidate Ameer Abdullah to produce as he has in previous weeks, the senior running back has struggled, as the Nebraska offense has […] Read More »

Huskers and Sparty ready for Big Ten showdown

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A top 25 battle is on tap in the Big Ten on Saturday evening, as the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans play host to the 19th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium. Bo Pelini’s Cornhuskers are a perfect 5-0 on the young season, including a 1-0 record in league play thus far. Four of the five victories […] Read More »

High School football scores from Friday Oct. 3rd

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Allen 52, Lyons-Decatur Northeast 14 Alliance 14, Adams Central 3 Amherst 46, South Loup 12 Anselmo-Merna 34, Sandhills/Thedford 29 Aquinas Catholic 57, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 13 Arcadia-Loup City 26, Twin River 16 Archbishop Bergan 41, Logan View 0 Arlington 21, Omaha Concordia 6 Ashland-Greenwood 35, Fort Calhoun 7 Auburn 26, Johnson County Central 16 Axtell 45, […] Read More »

Creighton volleyball notches win over DePaul

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Creighton Volleyball defeated DePaul in four sets in its tune-up for a Saturday night showdown with defending league champ Marquette. Scores in favor of the visiting Bluejays were 25-17, 25-9, 22-25, 25-12. Creighton won its season-high fifth straight match and is now 11-6 (4-0 BIG EAST). DePaul dropped to 3-12 (1-2 BIG EAST). “We played […] Read More »

#8 Nebraska comes from behind to knock off #3 Penn St.

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a first-set defeat to take the next three sets and beat No. 3 Penn State, 3-1, Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Devaney Center crowd of 8,585 – a record under the new seating configuration – did everything it could to spur the Huskers […] Read More »

Second Ebola virus patient will be treated in Omaha

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The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha received word from the U-S State Department that another patient with Ebola will be transported to Omaha for treatment. The patient is scheduled to arrive in Omaha Monday morning and will be taken to the MedCenter’s Biocontainment Unit for treatment. “We are ready, willing and able to care for […] Read More »

Ringo Starr in concert Sunday in Omaha

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 One of the original “Fab Four” will be in Omaha Sunday night. Ringo Starr and his All Star Band will perform at the CenturyLinkCenter. The former Beatle says the concert will include music from the past 50 years. Starr says, “I feel I would let people down if I didn’t do ‘Little Help’ and ‘Yellow […] Read More »

State sponsored internship program keeps growing

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A special state program to encourage college students to accept internships at Nebraska businesses keeps growing. The Nebraska Internship Program has reached 750 active participants. Reinke Manufacturing CEO Chris Roth says the program has proven valuable for his operation in the southern Nebraska city of Deshler. “We had four interns last year working for us […] Read More »

Omaha Airport Authority officer fires shot at suspect

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Authorities in two states are involved in an investigation that started Thursday afternoon at Eppley Airfield in Omaha where an Airport Authority officer fired her weapon.   Omaha Police Officer Kevin Wiese says it started with a woman involved in a disturbance inside the terminal. He says she left the building, walked into the parking garage […] Read More »

Huskers continue to get ready for Sparty

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The Nebraska football team went through a 50-minute walkthrough at the Hawks Championship Center on Thursday in preparation for Saturday night’s showdown against Michigan State. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media afterward and expressed pleasure with the team’s performance this week. “It was good,” Pelini said. “It’s not over yet. We have one […] Read More »