Huskers knock off Iowa in Season Finale

Huskers knock off Iowa in Season Finale

Iowa City, Iowa - Nebraska jumped to a 24-0 lead and held on for a 24-17 victory over Iowa to reclaim the Heroes Trophy at Kinnick Stadium on Friday. Quarterback Casey Thompson completed 20-of-30 passes for 278 and three touchdowns, including nine connections for 165 yards and two scores to wide receiver Trey Palmer. Marcus…
City of Kearney commits $5M to new Rural Health Building at UNK

City of Kearney commits $5M to new Rural Health Building at UNK

KEARNEY – The city of Kearney is committing $5 million to a University of Nebraska project that will enhance health care education and training in the state. City council members voted unanimously Tuesday evening to support construction of the new Rural Health Education Building on the University of Nebraska at…
NSP Investigating Overnight Homicide in Imperial

NSP Investigating Overnight Homicide in Imperial

North Platte, Neb. -- Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 -- The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight in Imperial. The Imperial Police Department and Chase County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a shooting overnight at a residence in the 100 block of 12th street in Imperial.…
Salvation Army of Kearney Set to Kick Off 2022 Red Kettle Campaign

Salvation Army of Kearney Set to Kick Off 2022 Red Kettle Campaign

Volunteers Needed to Help Ring Bells at Red Kettles—Plus, Angel TreeGift-Donation Program Now Underway at Local Walmart Store KEARNEY, Neb. (November 17, 2022) – The Salvation Army of Kearney is set to kick off its 2022 Red KettleCampaign during Thanksgiving week. Starting Friday, November 25, its iconic red kettles will…
High schoolers step into the ‘cool’ world of STEM during UNK Science Day

High schoolers step into the ‘cool’ world of STEM during UNK Science Day

KEARNEY – The opportunities in STEM-related fields are endless. These high-skill, high-wage jobs are projected to grow more than twice as fast as other occupations in Nebraska, and most of them require a bachelor’s degree or higher. “The STEM workforce is an area that’s continuously evolving. There are so many…
Gov. Ricketts’ Thanksgiving Statement

Gov. Ricketts’ Thanksgiving Statement

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Thanksgiving Day, which will be celebrated November 24, 2022. “Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the Good Life we enjoy here in Nebraska.  There are many reasons why it’s a blessing to call the Cornhusker State home, starting…
Wildlife Groups Await Senate Action on Conservation Bill

Wildlife Groups Await Senate Action on Conservation Bill

Nebraska naturalists and hunters are accustomed to seeing an abundance of wild turkeys, but it has not always been the case. Conservation programs since the early 20th century have brought wild turkey populations from a nationwide low of 30,000 to several million today. John Kanter, senior biologist for the National Wildlife Federation,…
Ex-prosecutor guilty of stalking estranged wife, boyfriend

Ex-prosecutor guilty of stalking estranged wife, boyfriend

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska county prosecutor has pleaded guilty in federal court to using his office to stalk his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Former Dodge County Attorney Oliver Glass was convicted of the misdemeanor Monday after he entered his plea. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the…
Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Wisconsin company that cleans hundreds of meatpacking plants nationwide is defending itself against allegations that it employed more than two dozen minors working overnight shifts cleaning massive saws and other dangerous equipment. Labor Department officials said in court documents that they believe Packers Sanitation Services…