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Creighton prepares for #5 Xavier

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Creighton coach Greg McDermott says rebounding remains a priority as the Bluejays prepare to host fifth-ranked Xavier on Tuesday night in Big East action. After getting pounded by Seton Hall and Villanova on the glass the Bluejays responded by outrebounding DePaul 43-25 in Saturday’s 88-66 victory. “I think we are fundamentally a better rebounding team […]

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MCL Tournament Begins Monday

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The 2016 MCL Basketball Tournament begins for NCHS on Monday, January 18. The Lady Jays will travel to Phillipsburg to take on the Panthers. On Tuesday, January 19, the NCHS boys will host the Phillipsburg Panthers at Stull Gym. Start time for both eve...

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Rural towns nudged to seek help to land development dollars

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Rural communities across Nebraska are being encouraged to apply for funds to host community design workshops. Cynthia Nikitin is program director of the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, which is putting out a request for proposals. “To apply and to be brave and bold and take a step forward,” Nikitin says. “Applying for federal funding is […]

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Congressman says San Bernardino debate off course (AUDIO)

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A Nebraska Congressman says the debate in wake of the San Bernardino shootings has veered off course. “Well, of course, the San Bernardino tragedy is horrifying to all Americans and it taps into an ever-increasing fear that the government is not able to protect our citizens anymore,” Congressman Jeff Fortenberry tells Kevin Thomas, host of […]

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Nebraska’s cattle producers congregate in Kearney to talk policy

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Hundreds of ranchers and cattle producers from across Nebraska are in Kearney for the annual convention of the Nebraska Cattlemen Association, which wraps up today. Dave McCracken, the organization’s president, says members are tackling a host of issues this week that are important to the industry, which has a $12-billion a year impact on the […]

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Minden to host month-long celebration of 100 years of holiday lights

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For a full century, families have traveled from across Nebraska to Minden to see the elaborate Christmas light display illuminating the Kearney County Courthouse and surrounding town square. Marcy Brandt, vice president of the Minden Chamber of Commerce, says the community is about to kick off its season-long festivities with its biggest-ever celebration to mark […]

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Wayne State to host key NSIC volleyball clash

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Two of the top teams in division two volleyball collide on Friday night when third ranked Wayne State hosts top ranked Concordia of St. Paul. Both teams are 14-2 in the Northern Sun Conference and part of a four way tie for first place that includes second ranked Southwest Minnesota State and fourth rated Northern […]

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Former Gov. Heineman declines to say whether he would run again

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Former Gov. Dave Heineman won’t say he would run for governor again. And won’t say he won’t. Heineman, a Republican, served as governor for 10 years. He could run again after sitting out a term. Would he? “Well, I don’t think you ever say never,” Heineman tells Kevin Thomas, host of Drive Time Lincoln at […]

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Concordia set to host key GPAC clash

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A pair of ranked teams collide in Seward this weekend when Concordia hosts Doane in a key Great Plains Conference game. Doane enters 6-0 and ranked sixth in the latest NAIA poll while 5-1 Concordia debuted this week at number 23. “You want to be part of big games and you work all off season […]

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State’s ag boss takes reigns of national group

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Nebraska Agriculture Director Greg Ibach has a new title. He’s been elected president of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, or NASDA. Ibach says the organization is involved in a host of major concerns facing farmers and ranchers. “A lot of the issues that we deal with are trying to figure out what […]

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NCHS Football Season Begins at Home

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The 2015 NCHS Football season gets under way on Friday, August 4, as they host the Ellis Railers. Gametime is 7:00 at Travis Field. Good Luck!!

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Gov. Ricketts hosting town hall meetings across Nebraska

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Gov. Pete Ricketts is back on the road, holding a series of town hall meetings throughout Nebraska. The governor recently traveled to northeast Nebraska for town halls in Wayne and Laurel. Tomorrow (Friday), the governor will host meetings in Nebraska City and Falls City in southeast Nebraska. During his stop in Laurel, Ricketts said he […]

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Archway marks 15th anniversary with weekend celebration

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The Archway near Kearney is celebrating 15 years and one-point-five million visitors with a birthday party this weekend. The monument to westward expansion that spans 310 feet over Interstate 80 will host a variety of special events on Saturday to mark the anniversary. Spokesman Jace Robinson says there will be arcade games, model railroading, food […]

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Missouri River clean up scheduled for Saturday

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Missouri River Relief is partnering with Fontenelle Forest to host a community based clean-up of trash along the river this Saturday. Individuals, families and groups are invited to take part and director Jeff Barrow is hoping that upwards of 250 people show up to help. Barrow says all volunteers will go through a safety briefing […]

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