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‘He’s the best’: Larson a spectacle in Nebraska, bringing fans from far and wide
‘He’s the best’: Larson a spectacle in Nebraska, bringing fans from far and wide

For the second year in a row Kyle Larson dazzled a sold out crowd at Eagle Raceway in the High Limit Sprint Car Series Eagle Nationals.

Auburn agrees to pay $150,000 a year for site marketing, workforce enhancement, grant programs

Auburn agrees to pay $150,000 a year for site marketing, workforce enhancement, grant programs

AUBURN – The Auburn City Council approved a memorandum of understanding with the Auburn Development Council. The development council agrees to market Auburn to new and existing businesses, assist the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and maintaining accura

Auburn sales tax lagging, despite cheerful December

Auburn sales tax lagging, despite cheerful December

Keep the Cheer Here called a success

Peru State students volunteer for city clean-up

Peru State students volunteer for city clean-up

250 volunteers get the job done despite a rainy day

Johnson Chickenfest 2024 schedule

Johnson Chickenfest 2024 schedule

Gates open for 9 p.m. Casey Donahew concert at 6:30 p.m.

‘Everybody’s got to play’: Breaking down Nebraska’s more than 100 sales tax exemptions

‘Everybody’s got to play’: Breaking down Nebraska’s more than 100 sales tax exemptions

While the State of Nebraska annually collects about $2 billion in sales taxes, another $6.5 billion is left off the table through more than 100 sales tax exemptions.

Six high school graduates awarded $5,000 Future of Nebraska scholarships

Six high school graduates awarded $5,000 Future of Nebraska scholarships

Six recent high school graduates were each awarded $5,000 Future of Nebraska Scholarships for their first year at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Lacy: kinder, gentler policing makes a better department

Lacy: kinder, gentler policing makes a better department

Nebraska City police chief announces retirement after 43 years of wearing the badge

Map used by every generation of Americans, now banned in Nebraska schools

Map used by every generation of Americans, now banned in Nebraska schools

Mercator map getting banned from schools

Slama says local government needs to be held accountable

Slama says local government needs to be held accountable

The state does not collect property taxes

Severe weather in River Country

Severe weather in River Country

Storm tracker

Rising rents leave Omaha tenants struggling to keep up

Rising rents leave Omaha tenants struggling to keep up

Apartment 133 at Parkwood Terrace has served as more than a mailing address for Marianne Clark over the past quarter-century. 

Letters warning of fraud and calls to form 'your militia': Election conspiracies spread in Nebraska

Letters warning of fraud and calls to form 'your militia': Election conspiracies spread in Nebraska

Most nights you can find Beverly Pop sitting in her Loup City living room, signing hundreds of letters she’s mailing across Nebraska. In the background, the voice of Steve Bannon, former Trump adviser-turned-podcast host, plays on her television. 

Governor Jim Pillen will call special session before school starts

Governor Jim Pillen will call special session before school starts

'We'll for sure have a special session,' says Gov. Jim Pillen.

A new Nebraska law makes court diversion program available to veterans. Other states could follow

A new Nebraska law makes court diversion program available to veterans. Other states could follow

Those seeking to get at-risk military veterans the help they need say a new Nebraska law that makes judicial diversion available for some veterans is serving as a model for other states.

NWS reports severe weather for Friday evening

NWS reports severe weather for Friday evening

The National Weather Service has reported there will be severe weather this evening. 

Firefighters report no injuries in fiery crash

Firefighters report no injuries in fiery crash

Two trucks and semi-trailers involved in Highway 75 crash

Two days for Falls City Hot Air Balloon Festival

Two days for Falls City Hot Air Balloon Festival

Falls City doubles lift opportunities for balloon lift off

Bird flu’s spread from poultry to cattle to humans provokes worry among feds, states

Bird flu’s spread from poultry to cattle to humans provokes worry among feds, states

H5N1 or bird flu, was diagnosed in a third dairy farmworker last week, marking the first U.S. case with respiratory symptoms, said to be mild.

Nebraska AG wins case against ticket scam promising access to former Huskers

Nebraska AG wins case against ticket scam promising access to former Huskers

Some Nebraska football fans will pay handsomely to ramp up the game day experience at Memorial Stadium.

State treasurer touts savings plan's individual and big picture benefits

State treasurer touts savings plan's individual and big picture benefits

Tom Briese is spreading the word on how he thinks the NEST 529 plan could be a long-term boon for Nebraska

Museum of Memories displays downtown

Museum of Memories displays downtown

Music at the Museum scheduled Sunday, June 9

Murals 'popping up' at Syracuse

Murals 'popping up' at Syracuse

Local artists offering big perspective

Three Bobcat Hardballers Earn Academic All-District Distinction

Three Bobcat Hardballers Earn Academic All-District Distinction

PERU, NE - On Tuesday June 4, the CSC Baseball Academic All-District Teams were announced.

Public Service Commission awards $31 million for broadband expansion

Public Service Commission awards $31 million for broadband expansion

Thousands of homes and buildings in rural Nebraska will soon get access to broadband internet thanks to new grants.

Gallery hosts artist reception June 17

Gallery hosts artist reception June 17

Stephanie Bryant exhibits at Nebraska City

Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later

Woman found still alive at Lincoln funeral home dies hours later

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said a woman who’d been pronounced dead and later came back to life in a Lincoln funeral home has died.

Five Peru State Softball Players Recognized by CSC

Five Peru State Softball Players Recognized by CSC

PERU, NE - On Tuesday, May 28, the CSC Softball Academic All-District Teams were announced.

Years after landmark study, number of missing Natives in Nebraska has nearly doubled

Years after landmark study, number of missing Natives in Nebraska has nearly doubled

Despite lack of action on report’s recommendations, officials say they are making progress reporting and identifying missing Native people.

Gov. Pillen explains willingness to accept more than Nebraska’s ‘fair share’ in federal funds

Gov. Pillen explains willingness to accept more than Nebraska’s ‘fair share’ in federal funds

‘Welcome to the party,’ says State Sen. John Cavanaugh, who has been in favor of the state accepting more federal funds

New Head Coach Named for Peru State's Women's Basketball Team

New Head Coach Named for Peru State's Women's Basketball Team

PERU, NE - Peru State Athletics is excited to announce the hiring of Mike Sybrant to take over the Bobcat women's basketball program.

Seven Bobcat Baseball Players Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Awards

Seven Bobcat Baseball Players Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Awards

PERU, NE - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the 2024 Daktronics NAIA Softball Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, May 23.

South wins 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl 17-10

South wins 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl 17-10

A late interception sealed the deal for the South team in a 17-10 win over the North in the Nebraska Shrine Bowl.

What to Know: 66th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl

What to Know: 66th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl

The state’s top high school football seniors are gathered in Kearney for the 66th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl. Here is what you need to know about the game.

Faith Regional offers new procedure, first of its kind in NE Nebraska to help lower back-pain

Faith Regional offers new procedure, first of its kind in NE Nebraska to help lower back-pain

A new procedure looks to provide relief to patients with back pain and provide a same-day release for patients who undergo the treatment.

Guilty: Trump becomes first former U.S. president convicted of felony crimes

Guilty: Trump becomes first former U.S. president convicted of felony crimes

Donald Trump becomes the first former president to be convicted of felony crimes Thursday as a New York jury found him guilty.

Corrections department recognizes team leaders

Corrections department recognizes team leaders

Community service award in Tecumseh

New endowment supports band activities

New endowment supports band activities

Bobcat band inspired career as elementary music teacher

Shrine Bowl South Team unites around shared competitive drive

Shrine Bowl South Team unites around shared competitive drive

“It’s the best dudes in the state. Everyone’s the dude from their school and they’re all on one team now, so it’s great.”

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers, officials advise parents to prepare teens

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers, officials advise parents to prepare teens

According to AAA, the 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers encompasses Memorial Day until Labor Day and sees an increase of teen-related driver fatalities.

Otoe County alleges wrong-way fatality

Otoe County alleges wrong-way fatality

Kansas man charged in the Highway 2 death of Tecumseh woman

Class C and D state track champions crowned

Class C and D state track champions crowned

OMAHA, Neb. — The McCool Junction boys and Niobrara/Verdigre girls were crowned state track team champions for the first time in history on Saturday.

Friday Class C and D Field Results from State Track Meet

Friday Class C and D Field Results from State Track Meet

OMAHA, Neb. — Day one of the Class C and D Track and Field meet began on Friday morning.
Watch the video above to see the field results from the first day of competition!

Kearney and Norris take boys track titles, Westside and Waverly win girls gold

Kearney and Norris take boys track titles, Westside and Waverly win girls gold

OMAHA, Neb. — The Norris boys and Westside girls each won their respective state track team title for the first time in school history.

News Channel Nebraska to televise Gothenburg's Nebraska Championship Meet

News Channel Nebraska to televise Gothenburg's Nebraska Championship Meet

GOTHENBURG, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be showcasing the state's most talented up and coming track stars on live TV.

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm season for the midwest has just begun. The state of Nebraska prepares for the upcoming 'tornado season'.

BREAKING: Husker women's basketball to face Texas A&M in NCAA Tournament

BREAKING: Husker women's basketball to face Texas A&M in NCAA Tournament

The Nebraska Women's Basketball Team has made the 2024 NCAA Tournament. 

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

For the first time since 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have made the NCAA Tournament.

Trev Alberts leaving Nebraska to become Texas A&M athletic director

Trev Alberts leaving Nebraska to become Texas A&M athletic director

Trev Alberts is leaving Nebraska to become Athletic Director at Texas A&M. 

News Channel Nebraska extends TV partnership with Supernovas, televising two matches this week

News Channel Nebraska extends TV partnership with Supernovas, televising two matches this week

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be televising a majority of the Omaha Supernovas' remaining home games to round out the Pro Volleyball Federation's inaugural season.

Johnson-Brock holds off Ainsworth to repeat as Class D1 Champions

Johnson-Brock holds off Ainsworth to repeat as Class D1 Champions

The Johnson-Brock defense only allowed three Ainsworth players to score in the game to win the Class D1 title and finish a perfect 28-0 season. 

Auburn heads to 6th consecutive title game with 43-32 win over Ashland-Greenwood

Auburn heads to 6th consecutive title game with 43-32 win over Ashland-Greenwood

The Auburn Bulldogs held Ashland-Greenwood to a season-low point total in a 43-32 state semifinals win.

Defense lifts defending champs Johnson-Brock past Riverside 54-34

Defense lifts defending champs Johnson-Brock past Riverside 54-34

The Johnson-Brock boys basketball team shut down Riverside in the second half to win 54-34 in the state quarterfinals.

Auburn holds off DC West to advance to C1 semis

Auburn holds off DC West to advance to C1 semis

LINCOLN, Neb. — Auburn overcame its toughest test of the season to advance to the C1 semifinals on Thursday.

Sacred Heart advances to D2 semis with 30-21 victory over St. Francis

Sacred Heart advances to D2 semis with 30-21 victory over St. Francis

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Falls City Sacred Heart girls are back in the state semis for the 12th year in a row.

Elmwood-Murdock tops Oakland Craig 44-33, earns spot in C-2 semis

Elmwood-Murdock tops Oakland Craig 44-33, earns spot in C-2 semis

The #3 Elmwood-Murdock girls basketball team used a big effort from Tatum Backemeyer to beat #6 Oakland-Craig 44-33 in the Class C-2 state quarterfinals.

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

LINCOLN, NEB. — A state congressman is touting Nebraska as the best place in the country for law enforcement officers to live, and he's putting together a recruitment plan in the hopes of filling the state's current shortage. 

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Two years after being removed from the team, a former Husker women's basketball player has filed a lawsuit against the University of Nebraska. 

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

The Omaha Supernovas fall to 1-2 on the year after a five set loss to the Vegas Thrill.

FEB 7 - Omaha Supernovas vs Vegas Thrill (NCN TV)

FEB 7 - Omaha Supernovas vs Vegas Thrill (NCN TV)

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the Omaha Supernovas match against the Vegas Thrill starting at 7 p.m. CT. The match will also be streamed online.

Rosters announced for 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl

Rosters announced for 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ninety Nebraska seniors will get to play one more high school football game this summer.

The Nebraska Shrine Bowl announced the North and South team rosters on Sunday. The 66th annual game will be played in Kearney on Saturday, June 1.

Supernovas sweep past San Diego, pick up first win

Supernovas sweep past San Diego, pick up first win

The Omaha Supernovas picked up their first win of the season on Saturday night. 

FEB 3 - Omaha Supernovas vs San Diego Mojo (NCN TV)

FEB 3 - Omaha Supernovas vs San Diego Mojo (NCN TV)

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the Omaha Supernovas match against the San Diego Mojo starting at 5:50 p.m. CT.

NCN to Provide Statewide Coverage of Supernovas Matches Versus San Diego Mojo and Vegas Thrill

NCN to Provide Statewide Coverage of Supernovas Matches Versus San Diego Mojo and Vegas Thrill

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be televising the next two Omaha Supernova home matches.

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut