Troopers Arrest 26 Impaired Drivers Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Troopers Arrest 26 Impaired Drivers Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Lincoln, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 26 impaired drivers during Thanksgiving weekend. This weekend marked one of the busiest travel times of the year and coincided with the national Click it or Ticket campaign. Troopers across Nebraska joined law enforcement officers across the country in…
Trev Alberts details Matt Rhule’s contract

Trev Alberts details Matt Rhule’s contract

Nebraska Athletic director Trev Alberts detailed the salary for the new Nebraska Head Football coach on Monday afternoon. Matt Rhule is set to receive an eight-year, $74M contract. The contract comes with an assistant salary pool of $7 million. Worth $9.25M a year, Rhule becomes one of the highest-paid college…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Black Friday gave way to the bulls on Wall Street and in most of the commodity sector. Unfortunately Cyber Monday is not creating the same type of bullish mentality among traders. In the outside equities civil unrest in China over the weekend over lockdowns in several megacities put the brakes…
Lexington Wrestling Preview

Lexington Wrestling Preview

LEXINGTON- With winter sports approaching, it's also time for a new season for boys and girls wrestling in Lexington. The Minutemen are looking to use a strong senior class this year. Last year, Lexington did not qualify as a team for the state tournament last year, but the senior leadership…
Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants in Nebraska, Minnesota employed minors

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants in Nebraska, Minnesota 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, grinding machines and other dangerous processing equipment at three slaughterhouses. Labor Department officials said in court documents…
Voluntary grant program aims to restore Sandhills grasslands, wetlands

Voluntary grant program aims to restore Sandhills grasslands, wetlands

LINCOLN — A voluntary grant program will provide $4 million to landowners in the Sandhills region to remove invasive eastern red cedar trees and restore grasslands and wetlands, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently announced. The four-year program, funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is aimed at…
Lexington Basketball Preview

Lexington Basketball Preview

LEXINGTON- The Minutemen and Minutemaids of Lexington are ready to begin their 2022-2023 winter season. Both teams are dealing with different challenges this season, with both teams trying to improve from last year. First, the boys basketball team have a lot of optimism for this year. While the Minutemen were…