Huskers Sweep Florida State

Huskers Sweep Florida State

The 10th-seeded Nebraska volleyball team advanced to its 10th straight NCAA Regional Saturday night with a second-round sweep of Florida State by scores of 25-20, 25-22, 25-17 at the Devaney Center.The Huskers improved to 23-7 on the year, while FSU finished its season at 20-10. With the win, Nebraska moves…
Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Omaha

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police say a 20-year-old woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in Omaha early Saturday. Police say Kaitlyn Vanessen, of Omaha, was crossing a street about 2 a.m. Saturday in the Blackstone District in Omaha when she was hit by an SUV driven by…
Nebraska DMV Reminds Customers to Be Aware of Scams

Nebraska DMV Reminds Customers to Be Aware of Scams

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding Nebraskans to be aware of potential scams. Many types of phone calls and text messages claim to be from the DMV but are not legitimate. These messages will often claim to be offering money through a tax credit or refund.…
Titan Machinery provides training to NPCC diesel students

Titan Machinery provides training to NPCC diesel students

Josh Zwickl, precision farming technician for Titan Machinery, demonstrates a problem-solving technique for the advanced diesel class at North Platte Community College Thursday. Zwickl, an alum of the college’s diesel program, spent the entire week at NPCC offering GPS and precision farming training. The students received practical instruction in hardware…
Lopers Come up Short to Bears

Lopers Come up Short to Bears

Kearney, Neb. – The 15th-ranked Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears jumped out to an early fifth set lead to hold off 12th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney (-18, -20, 19-25, 19-25, -12) in an NCAA Tournament 2nd round match Friday night in Warrensburg, Mo.The sixth-seeded Lopers end the year at 26-7 while the seventh-seeded Golden Bears improve to…
Rural Crete fatality under investigation

Rural Crete fatality under investigation

     The Saline County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a fatality accident that occurred near Crete along Highway 33 Thursday afternoon.   A news release states they were notified around 4:21pm of a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer and a motorcycle.         First responders from the Crete Rescue, Deputies from the Saline…
Gov. Ricketts Announces Key Staff Transition

Gov. Ricketts Announces Key Staff Transition

  LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that a key member of his team will be transitioning to a role outside state government.  Taylor Gage has served as an advisor to Governor Ricketts since 2013, most recently playing the role of Director of Strategic Communications.  Gage has advised the Governor…
Custer County fatality

Custer County fatality

Oconto, Neb. -- The Custer County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle accident early Friday, 1 mile south of Oconto, on Highway 21. The accident happened at approximately 5:55 a.m. Daniel Jacobson, a 65-year-old Broken Bow male, was traveling north on Nebraska Highway 21. Daniel’s vehicle, a 2011 Mazda 2, struck…
Nebraska Identifies the COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Nebraska Identifies the COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Vaccination is the best form of protection against COVID-19 LINCOLN –The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Nebraska Public Health Solutions (PHS) District, and the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) have detected six cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 among Nebraska residents. The first case was likely exposed…
15th annual Nebraska Ag Expo kicks off next week

15th annual Nebraska Ag Expo kicks off next week

The Nebraska Ag Expo is gearing up for farmers and ranchers on December 7-9 at the Lancaster  Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska for the 15th annual “pure ag” show. Although the Expo was postponed and some exhibitors were not able to attend in 2020, the Nebraska Ag Expo was one…