Culp Named to Lou Groza Watchlist

Culp Named to Lou Groza Watchlist

LINCOLN - University of Nebraska place-kicker Connor Culp was honored Wednesday, as the senior was named to the watch list for the 2021 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, as announced by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. Culp put together an impressive debut for the Huskers in 2020, hitting 13-of-15…
Quinn motion for new trial overruled

Quinn motion for new trial overruled

    Shortly after a Furnas County District Court jury found 57-year-old William J. “Billy” Quinn guilty of 13 felony counts last month in connection with an ongoing child sex trafficking investigation in Furnas County, his attorney filed a motion for a new trial.   On Monday, District Judge David Urbom overruled…
FCC Announces $311 Million for Rural Broadband Efforts

FCC Announces $311 Million for Rural Broadband Efforts

The FCC this week announced more than $311 million in broadband funding through the Rural Digital opportunity fund. The FCC is ready to authorize the funding across 36 states and took steps to clear up issues with the program’s design originating from its adoption in 2020. As a result of…
Nebraska Amateur Championship Underway

Nebraska Amateur Championship Underway

ASTINGS (July 27, 2021) – There were several red numbers during the first round of the the 113th Nebraska Amateur Championship, but Omaha's Miles Russell went lower than anyone to take the lead at Lochland Country Club in Hastings on Tuesday. Russell put together the round of the day, a…
Omaha man accused of pandemic business loan fraud

Omaha man accused of pandemic business loan fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been indicted on a federal charge of bank fraud after prosecutors say he lied to get a loan through a federal program meant to help businesses struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The indictment against Yah says he was director…
Domann Named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Domann Named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List

University of Nebraska outside linebacker JoJo Domann continued the Huskers’ run of watch list candidates Tuesday morning, as he was named to the preseason 2021 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch by the Football Writers of America (FWAA). The Bronko Nagurski Trophy presented by LendingTree is awarded to the nation’s top defensive…
Neb. Senators issue statements on passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Neb. Senators issue statements on passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Courtesy/enwikipedia.org -- Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse released statements today after learning that their former colleague, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, who served the state of Wyoming from 1997 to 2021, passed away. Sen. Fischer: “Bruce and I mourn the loss…
York County fifth grader earns top three honors at State 4-H contest

York County fifth grader earns top three honors at State 4-H contest

A 4-H member from York County recently earned third place in the Intermediate State 4-H Public Speaking Contest with her public service announcement about opportunities for all in the organization. Harley Hedrick, who will be a fifth-grader in the fall, is heavily involved in 4-H. She said she does communication…
Two suspects arraigned in drive-by shooting death

Two suspects arraigned in drive-by shooting death

    Two 19-year-old suspects in the drive-by shooting death of a Lexington man appeared in Dawson County Court Tuesday morning.  Adalberto Saenz-Gonzalez and Francisco Hernandez-Corona were each arraigned on charges of First Degree Murder, which carries a penalty of life in prison.   Dawson County Attorney Elizabeth Waterman said she would…