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One killed, one critical in Sunday accident near Waterloo

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Authorities have identified the man killed in a one vehicle accident Sunday afternoon near Waterloo, Nebraska. Douglas County Sheriff’s Department officials say 27 year old Jonathan Craig was not wearing a seatbelt when he lost control on a ramp onto Highway 275. His vehicle rolled several times. A passenger, 26 year old Alana Kaiser was […]

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UNMC released online Ebola course for the public

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center online course on Ebola is now available for the public.   The course includes videos and reading material in easy to understand terms that is geared toward patients, families and community members. The topics covered in the course include signs and symptoms, how Ebola is spread, treatment options, travel tips […]

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Fate of Bo Pelini entangled in Regents race (AUDIO)

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A race for a seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has gotten tangled up in accusations that one candidate wants Husker football coach Bo Pelini fired. A Regents race just might slip under the radar during an election that features a race for United States Senate as well as Governor, but add […]

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Voter turnout projected to rise in Nebraska

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Nebraska’s Secretary of State says voter turnout tomorrow may hit 50% statewide. In 2010, the last non-presidential general election, 43% of Nebraska’s registered voters cast ballots. Dawn Hill, the election commissioner for Gage County, says based on the interest in early voting, turnout could be up, though party affiliations may be changing. “The Republican party […]

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Despite Abdullah injury, Huskers take care of Boilermakers 35-14

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When Nebraska lost their Heisman trophy candidate at running back early on Saturday, it relied on an old formula to carry them to victory over Purdue–a strong running game plus a stingy and opportunistic defense. Despite a left knee injury to Ameer Abdullah, 15th-ranked  Nebraska was largely able to cruise to a 35-14 victory on […]

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Despite Abdullah injury, Huskers lead Boilermakers 21-7 at half

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15th-ranked Nebraska saw its Heisman trophy candidate limp off the field in the first quarter. But the Huskers ground game and a stingy defense have helped them stay ahead of Purdue at halftime. Although Ameer Abdullah exited the game with a left knee injury, Nebraska leads Purdue at halftime 21-7. Abdullah had six carries for […]

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Huskers facing a refreshed Boilermaker team coming off a bye week

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The Purdue Boilermakers have an improved offense, but the Nebraska Cornhuskers are at home and playing with a sense of urgency ever since the loss at Michigan State.  Nebraska hopes to keep pace in the Big Ten West with a victory today as the Huskers head into another bye week. Kickoff today is set for […]

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High school football playoff scores from 10/31/14

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Aquinas Catholic 45, Gibbon 12 Archbishop Bergan 26, Malcolm 0 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Central City 14 Battle Creek 31, Lutheran High Northeast 10 Beatrice 42, Elkhorn South 35 Blair 31, Crete 22 Boone Central/Newman Grove 48, Milford-Dorchester 7 Chadron 6, Ogallala 0 Columbus Scotus 35, Pierce 7 Cozad 41, Fort Calhoun 13 Creighton Preparatory School 35, […]

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Ricketts seeks ultimate endorsement on Election Day

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Republican Pete Ricketts is wrapping up the last few days of his campaign for governor. Ricketts won a crowded Republican primary and says that during this campaign, one issue stands out. “I’ve been campaigning for about 14 months now and the number one issue people talk to me about no matter where I go is […]

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Hassebrook optimistic as Election Day draws near

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Democrat Chuck Hassebrook says he’s optimistic about his chance to be elected governor Tuesday. Hassebrook is barnstorming the state, giving his last-minute pitch to voters. “We’re getting out the message that I’m the candidate who will fight for the Middle Class and for Main Street Nebraskans,” Hassebrook tells Nebraska Radio Network. Hassebrook served as the […]

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Prime archery deer hunting and trout fishing time

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This is prime time for archery deer hunting. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says deer are on the move now during breeding season. He says cooler temperatures are also in the hunters favor and they should have the best luck during the early morning hours. Wagner reminds all deer hunters to remember […]

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Authorities investigating Douglas County inmate death

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An autopsy is scheduled today for an inmate at the Douglas County jail. 43 year old Joseph Losteiner had been arrested and booked into the jail Thursday evening for theft, flight to avoid arrest and several other charges. Corrections officials say just after midnight on Friday Losteiner was unresponsive and medical aid was provided at […]

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Halloween falling on a Friday poses more danger than normal

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Be careful tonight. That admonition is common for a Halloween night, but needs to be hammered home more than usual tonight. That is because Halloween this year falls on a Friday. Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek says when Halloween falls on a Friday, it creates a more dangerous situation than normal. “We […]

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Time change impact on sleep

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Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Dr. Brett Kuhn is the director of the Behavioral Sleep Disorders Clinic at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha and says for some it takes a while for the body’s clock to readjust. Dr. Kuhn says, “Depending on your […]

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