Home | Nebraska Radio Network (page 40)

Nebraska Radio Network

Battle over Keystone XL extends well beyond lawsuit (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

A case will be decided by the state Supreme Court, but the battle over the Keystone XL oil pipeline extends well beyond a Nebraska court room. Supreme Court justices weigh oral arguments in the case against the state law that authorized the Keystone XL route through Nebraska. But, the author of the bill signed into […] Read More »

Huskers will get Gregory back for Fresno State and Cotton calls his play “bone headed” (AUDIO)

kqnk-300x150-default

Good news on the injury front. The Huskers will have their biggest defensive threat back on the field. Bo Pelini said Randy Gregory, who has played just in the opening series of the Florida Atlantic game will play at Fresno State. Pelini said Gregory looked great running on Sunday. The injury situation is a little […] Read More »

Saltdogs headed to the championship series after beating Winnipeg in five

kqnk-300x150-default

The Saltdogs are heading to the American Association Championship Series after Joe Bisenius bounced back from a tough game one to deliver a six-hit, 11-strikeout shutout in a 2-0 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes at Haymarket Park Monday night.  Bisenius (1-1) pitched all nine, walking just one, as the Saltdogs advance to the championship round for the first time […] Read More »

Hundreds of Midwest children sickened with virus

kqnk-300x150-default

Hundreds of children in at least ten states have taken ill with a respiratory virus that has parents and health care providers concerned. One hospital in Denver reported seeing 900 children within a two-week period and more than 85 required hospitalization. Dr. Jessica Snowden is a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at Children’s Hospital and Medical […] Read More »

Corps of Engineers offers more detail about rising Missouri River

kqnk-300x150-default

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are now offering more details about how high the Missouri River will rise over the next few months. Releases are being increased from the four lower dams on the Missouri following heavy rains in August in an effort to cut flood risks. Jody Farhat is chief of […] Read More »

Ricketts trying to “fully absorb” protection order against runningmate

kqnk-300x150-default

Republican candidate for governor, Pete Ricketts, says he is trying to fully absorb all the information regarding the domestic violence protection order issued against his running mate. The protection order against Lt. Gov. Lavon Heideman was issued by District Court Judge Daniel Bryan, Jr. after a hearing in Johnson County. Heideman is also Ricketts’ running […] Read More »

More than a million dollars of meth seized in I-80 traffic stop

kqnk-300x150-default

Methamphetamine with a street value of more than one million dollars has been seized after a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol reports a trooper stopped a sport utility vehicle, because it didn’t have a front license plate just east of the Hershey exit on I-80 Saturday night. A patrol drug dog […] Read More »

Iowa man charged with killing mountain lion in northwestern Nebraska

kqnk-300x150-default

An Iowa man has been charged with killing a mountain lion in Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a 23-year-old was hunting deer with a bow and arrow from a tree stand on Ponderosa Wildlife Management Area in Dawes County Saturday when he shot and killed the lion with an arrow. The man, […] Read More »

Lt. Gov. Heidemann hit with domestic violence protection order

kqnk-300x150-default

Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann has been slapped with a domestic violence protection order after his sister accused him of grabbing her, then screaming at her. Heidemann is also Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts’ running mate. District Court Judge Daniel Bryan, Jr. issued the domestic violence protection order against Heidemann after his sister, Lois Bohling, filed […] Read More »

Penn State eligible for Big Ten football championships again

kqnk-300x150-default

The Big Ten Conference, through its Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC), has agreed today to restore Penn State’s eligibility for the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The agreement follows the announcement today, by the NCAA, to further modify sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012, […] Read More »

Attorney General Bruning rips Corrections Department attorneys

kqnk-300x150-default

Attorney General Jon Bruning rips lawyers at the Department of Correctional Services and adamantly denies his office ever advised them to ignore decisions handed down by the state Supreme Court. Bruning made his comments after lawyers from Corrections testified before a special legislative committee on why prison sentences were miscalculated. Bruning, who is leaving the […] Read More »

NU punter picks up Big Ten special team honors

kqnk-300x150-default

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly […] Read More »

Abullah named to Hornung honor roll

kqnk-300x150-default

Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Abdullah earned the honored as he totaled 184 all-purpose yards in a 31-24 win over McNeese State. His 58-yard touchdown reception with 20 seconds left, which was the No. […] Read More »

Ralston Arena serves at temporary classroom

kqnk-300x150-default

A broken water main near a Ralston elementary school didn’t stop district officials from holding class today. Instead school officials turned to plan B. Students were transported to the Ralston Arena where a make-shift classroom was set up for use. More than 150 children spent Monday at the substitute building. Repairs to the water main […] Read More »

Ebola patient update

kqnk-300x150-default

The third American to receive treatment for Ebola in the U-S is showing improvement since arriving at the Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Rick Sacra arrived from West Africa last Friday. Dr. Phil Smith is the director of the MedCenter’s biocontainment unit and says Sacra isn’t out of the woods just yet. Sacra is very weak […] Read More »