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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hat trick dooms Huskers as Nebraska falls on the road to Michigan

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Senior Mayme Conroy put Nebraska up 1-0 early, but Michigan’s Nicky Waldeck earned a hat trick to lead the Wolverines to a 3-1 win at U-M Stadium on Thursday afternoon. Conroy’s goal came in the eighth minute, as she rebounded Katie Kraeutner’s blocked shot and shot it to the bottom right corner of the net. […]

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Creighton grabs double-overtime victory

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For the second time in three weeks the Creighton women’s soccer team delivered a game-winning goal in double overtime as senior Addison Nokels slammed home the clincher to seal the Bluejays’ 2-1 (2OT) against Providence on Thursday, Oct. 2. The win gave Creighton its first BIG EAST points of the season as the Bluejays moved […]

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Nation’s ag boss blasts rail lines for not anticipating bumper harvest

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The nation’s top agriculture official is raising alarms about the looming shortage of rail cars to carry grain from Midwestern fields to market. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says railroad officials should have anticipated the coming bumper harvest and been ready with sufficient cars for delivery. Vilsack says, “The reality is that we’re behind, the […]

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Hassebrook-Ricketts air differences in gubernatorial debate (AUDIO)

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Gubernatorial candidates Chuck Hassebrook and Pete Ricketts disagreed sharply on immigration and Keystone XL during their debate sponsored by NET and the Nebraska Broadcasters Association. Hassebrook, a Democrat, said Nebraska should be ashamed that it is the only state to deny driver’s licenses to the children of illegal immigrants, arguing American law holds people accountable […]

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Domina and Sasse disagree on fate of Obamacare (AUDIO)

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Democrat Dave Domina says flatly the federal health insurance law is here to stay. Republican Ben Sasse says just as earnestly that it must go. The two primary candidates for United States Senate addressed the topic among others during a candidate forum in front of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska, gathered in Lincoln. Domina […]

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Free health and wellness event Oct. 11th at UNMC

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The Nebraska Physiological Society invites the public to attend a free health event on October 11th that focuses on the importance of exercise, healthy eating and living.   President Dr. Carol Fassbinder says this is a change from their annual meeting and decided to turn it into a public outreach event. Author and former Sports Illustrated […]

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