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…
Huskers sweep Campbell in NCAA Tournament

Huskers sweep Campbell in NCAA Tournament

The 10th-seeded Nebraska volleyball team opened the NCAA Tournament with a 3-0 sweep of Campbell Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, using a strong defensive effort in a 25-14, 25-14, 25-17 victory. The Huskers held Campbell to a -.022 attack percentage, marking the first time Nebraska has held…
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…
Stabenow, Thune Applaud USDA’s Announcement to Give Producers More Flexibility on Prevented Plant Acres

Stabenow, Thune Applaud USDA’s Announcement to Give Producers More Flexibility on Prevented Plant Acres

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Thune (R-S.D.), a longtime member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency for implementing their recommendation to remove the arbitrary November 1 restriction for harvesting or grazing cover crops on prevented…
Joseph Returning To Lincoln

Joseph Returning To Lincoln

Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost announced Friday Mickey Joseph will join the Husker coaching staff as Wide Receivers Coach/Passing Game Coordinator/Associate Head Coach. The hiring is pending the completion of a University of Nebraska background check.A former Husker quarterback, Joseph joins Nebraska after five seasons as the wide receivers coach at LSU, and he…
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…
ACE Testimony Encourages EPA Get the RFS Back on Track

ACE Testimony Encourages EPA Get the RFS Back on Track

Sioux Falls, SD – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty testified today during a virtual public hearing on the Proposed Extension of Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Compliance Deadlines the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed in November. Lamberty’s testimony pointed out that if EPA would have finalized the 2021 Renewable…