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Bancroft-Rosalie Outlasts Johnson-Brock in District D1-4 Final to Make State Tourney After 4OT Thriller
Bancroft-Rosalie Outlasts Johnson-Brock in District D1-4 Final to Make State Tourney After 4OT Thriller

JOHNSON, NE - As heard on B103 & B103.FM, the fourth-seeded Johnson-Brock Eagles were ousted by the 13-seed of Bancroft-Rosalie in a heart-pounding District D1-4 girls basketball final Friday night, 65-63, in quadruple overtime!

Suspicious fire damages largest sycamore tree

Suspicious fire damages largest sycamore tree

Tree at Geode State Park estimated to date back to the year 1674

Auburn Punches Ticket to Sixth-Straight District Finals in BBB

Auburn Punches Ticket to Sixth-Straight District Finals in BBB

AUBURN, NE - The Auburn Bulldogs kept their streak of District Finals appearances alive with a solid 58-29 win over Wilber-Clatonia in the Subdistrict C1-1 Championship Game on Thursday.

Bill would require Nebraskans to verify their age to peruse porn

Bill would require Nebraskans to verify their age to peruse porn

A Nebraska legislative committee heard testimony Wednesday over a bill that would limit young people’s access to online porn by verifying a user is at least 18 years old.

Actors, producers and screenwriters testify for bill to lure movie/TV productions to Nebraska

Actors, producers and screenwriters testify for bill to lure movie/TV productions to Nebraska

Nebraska could become the next “Y’allywood” with the right tax incentives for film and television production, a committee of state legislators was told Wednesday.

Nine medal for Lourdes at state academic decathlon

Nine medal for Lourdes at state academic decathlon

Cora Krog, Evie Dorman medal in honors division

Johnson-Brock girls advance in districts

Johnson-Brock girls advance in districts

The girls D2 state tournament is scheduled at the Devaney Center Feb. 28 for D2 and Feb. 29 for D1

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

Fremont-Mills GBB Team Suffers Lone Loss of the Season to Martensdale-St. Mary's

ATLANTIC, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team suffered its lone loss of the season on Wednesday, dropping a 42-34 decision to Martensdale-St. Mary's in the Class 1A, Region 3 Championship Game.

Kansas man accused of decades-old sexual assaults of then-Nebraska teen

Kansas man accused of decades-old sexual assaults of then-Nebraska teen

A Kansas man is accused of sexually assaulting a Nebraska teen on multiple occasions over 20 years ago.

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

Elmwood-Murdock and McCool Junction Advance to D1-2 BBB Tourney Championship

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - In the first game of the night, the McCool Junction Mustangs advanced in the Subdistrict D1-2 BBB Tournament with an 80-45 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

Auburn Shines From Downtown in Opening Round Playoff Win Over Falls City

AUBURN, NE - The top-seeded Auburn Bulldogs rolled in the Subdistrict C1-1 Tournament opener Tuesday, piling up the points in a 74-27 victory over Falls City.

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. 

New polling finds 70% support for legalizing medical cannabis

New polling finds 70% support for legalizing medical cannabis

New polling found that 70% of respondents are ready to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska and that a majority of those responding want to approve a novel alternative to property, sales and income taxes.

Blizzard frequency in the U.S. may decrease in the future

Blizzard frequency in the U.S. may decrease in the future

A unique study from The University of Nebraska- Lincoln Assistant Professor Liang Chen predicts fewer blizzards throughout the U.S. using identical models used by the intergovernmental panel on climate change.

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

Lourdes Central Catholic BBB Team Battles Back to Beat East Butler

McCOOL JUNCTION, NE - The Lourdes Central Catholic boys basketball team came back to secure a 56-45 win over East Butler on Monday to advance in the Subdistrict D1-2 Tournament at McCool Junction Public School.

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

Blue Devils End Pioneers' Girls Basketball Season with Team Effort

PLATTSMOUTH, NE - After splitting two regular season games, the Plattsmouth Blue Devils dominated the third contest against Nebraska City in playoff action Monday, eliminating the Pioneers, 67-34.

County Republicans issue statement of gratitude for Slama

County Republicans issue statement of gratitude for Slama

Non-incumbents have until March 1 to file for seat in state Legislature

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. 

Handicap accessible pool users note barriers to nearby playground

Handicap accessible pool users note barriers to nearby playground

Current park shelter described as leaning

Multi-state fugitive behind bars in Nebraska after Lincoln girl reports sexual assault, authorities say

Multi-state fugitive behind bars in Nebraska after Lincoln girl reports sexual assault, authorities say

A man arrested in Indiana is being held in Nebraska after a Lincoln girl reported a sexual assault, according to court documents.

Full tuition waivers proposed for Nebraska student teachers

Full tuition waivers proposed for Nebraska student teachers

Nebraska student teachers could receive 100% tuition waivers beginning in 2025 through a legislative proposal under consideration this session.

Slama: newborns and politics don't mix

Slama: newborns and politics don't mix

State senator describes decision not to seek re-election

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

Peru State College WBB Team Slams Statesmen

PERU, NE - The Peru State women's basketball team defeated the William Penn Statesman, 84-54, Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats are now 9-13 in the Heart of America Conference and 12-14 overall.

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

Fremont-Mills GBB Continues Perfect Season with Romp Over Raiders

TABOR, IA - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team advanced to the Class 1A - Region 3 title game with a 59-29 pounding of the Mount Ayr Raiders on Friday night, as heard on B103.

Syracuse Rescue calls rising to nearly 1 per day

Syracuse Rescue calls rising to nearly 1 per day

17 members stretched thin

Public safety, economic opportunity and China: Renewable energy debate runs hot in Nebraska

Public safety, economic opportunity and China: Renewable energy debate runs hot in Nebraska

It’s a high-stakes fight, with property rights, the character and economic well-being of rural Nebraska and health of the planet all at play. 

Nebraska confines some sex offenders years after their prison sentence

Nebraska confines some sex offenders years after their prison sentence

Nebraska confines some sex offenders for years and even decades after they have been released from prison for their crimes.

Four of Nebraska’s largest school districts use debt collectors to go after unpaid lunch tabs

Four of Nebraska’s largest school districts use debt collectors to go after unpaid lunch tabs

Four large school districts in Nebraska -- Lincoln, Kearney, Columbus and Scottsbluff -- are sending private debt collectors after parents over unpaid student lunch bills.

Stifling Defense Helps Trojans Stymie Rockets in C1-1 Tourney Championship

Stifling Defense Helps Trojans Stymie Rockets in C1-1 Tourney Championship

SPRINGFIELD, NE - The Platteview Trojans defended their home court - emphasis on DEFENDED - in a 44-26 win over Syracuse to take the Subdistrict C1-1 Tourney crown.

Freeman Tops Lourdes Central Catholic for C2-1 GBB Tournament Crown

Freeman Tops Lourdes Central Catholic for C2-1 GBB Tournament Crown

ADAMS, NE - The Freeman Falcons took home the Subdistrict C2-1 GBB Tournament title on Thursday with a 45-36 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.

Slama will not seek re-election for Legislature

Slama will not seek re-election for Legislature

Slama cites Peru levee and Falls City electrical funds among 'historic victories'

‘Loneliest time in human history’: Experts give tips on signs, ways to curb loneliness

‘Loneliest time in human history’: Experts give tips on signs, ways to curb loneliness

From youth to adults, loneliness has become more common for health officials across the country from a combination of social media, stress, and isolation during COVID have some experts saying it is the loneliest time in human history.

Fifth graders invited to Marshmallow Challenge

Fifth graders invited to Marshmallow Challenge

Teams challenged to build tallest structure with spaghetti sticks and marshmallow top

Rural Mainstreet Index still in negative territory

Rural Mainstreet Index still in negative territory

Bankers pessimistic about economic growth over next six months

Movie filmed in Nebraska, 'Snack Shack,' set for theaters March 15

Movie filmed in Nebraska, 'Snack Shack,' set for theaters March 15

Film depicts Nebraska City in the summer of 1991

Bellevue man praised for tackling KC gunman

Bellevue man praised for tackling KC gunman

A man from Bellevue is being praised for helping tackle one of the alleged gunmen at the Super Bowl parade in Kansas City Wednesday.

NU volleyball coach says Nebraska Crossing could be new home for Olympic volleyball training center

NU volleyball coach says Nebraska Crossing could be new home for Olympic volleyball training center

But several say new ‘Good Life’ district bill is unconstitutional and needs changes

State wrestling underway

State wrestling underway

Pioneers tour downtown before trip to state

Make-over considered for city hall

Make-over considered for city hall

Historic bank photo shows Dick Bros, which was active in Syracuse in 1897

Falls City highlights Tiger Branch experience

Falls City highlights Tiger Branch experience

Third to fifth graders play roles as bank tellers

Syracuse & Platteview Advance to C1-1 GBB Championship Game

Syracuse & Platteview Advance to C1-1 GBB Championship Game

SPRINGFIELD, NE - The Platteview Trojans & Syracuse Rockets advanced to the Class C1-1 GBB Finals with victories over Falls City & Auburn, respectively, on Tuesday night.

Lourdes Central Catholic Wins Tight Battle Over Weeping Water in C2-1 GBB Tournament

Lourdes Central Catholic Wins Tight Battle Over Weeping Water in C2-1 GBB Tournament

ADAMS, NE - The Lourdes Central Catholic girls basketball team extended its season with a 48-40 victory over Weeping Water on Tuesday night at Freeman High School.

Peru cuts reliance on flood prone wellhouse

Peru cuts reliance on flood prone wellhouse

Southeast Nebraska cities celebrate major milestone in 2019 flood recovery and disaster resilience

NEED TO KNOW: What happens when Valentine's Day falls on Ash Wednesday?

NEED TO KNOW: What happens when Valentine's Day falls on Ash Wednesday?

A holy day and a holiday are set to collide this Wednesday. Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day, which is a rare occurrence for the Christian holy day.

Engineer to assess Auburn swimming pool

Engineer to assess Auburn swimming pool

Alternate plans expected for toddler pool and swim meets

Tigers Claw Cougars in the First Round of the Subdistrict C1-1 GBB Tourney

Tigers Claw Cougars in the First Round of the Subdistrict C1-1 GBB Tourney

PLATTEVIEW, NE - The Subdistrict C1-1 Girls Basketball Tournament got under way Monday with 4-seed Falls City eliminating 5-seed Conestoga, 47-28.

Financial adviser who allegedly helped facilitate huge bank fraud still not charged

Financial adviser who allegedly helped facilitate huge bank fraud still not charged

Federal investigation, state regulatory lawsuit remains pending against Jesse Hill, prompting questions about why it’s taking so long

Library hosting its first live-art exhibitor

Library hosting its first live-art exhibitor

Canadian-trained artist develops Art is Evolution series at Nebraska City

NioCorp stresses need for domestic mining

NioCorp stresses need for domestic mining

Smith says U.S. should not rely on supply lines that operate on the whims of foreign governments

Gov. Pillen reverses course on summer food program for kids

Gov. Pillen reverses course on summer food program for kids

In a reversal in course, Gov. Jim Pillen announced Monday that Nebraska will be accepting federal funds for the USDA's expanded summer EBT program. 

Syracuse and Conestoga Split Friday Night Doubleheader as Postseason Looms

Syracuse and Conestoga Split Friday Night Doubleheader as Postseason Looms

SYRACUSE, NE - Syracuse split a home doubleheader with Conestoga on Friday with each team grabbing a double-digit win.

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

TOP PLAYS - Atlanta Vibe vs Omaha Supernovas - 01/24/24

TOP PLAYS - Atlanta Vibe vs Omaha Supernovas - 01/24/24

The Omaha Supernovas took on the Atlanta Vibe in a historic night in downtown Omaha. 

JAN 24 - Omaha Supernovas vs Atlanta Vibe (NCN TV)

JAN 24 - Omaha Supernovas vs Atlanta Vibe (NCN TV)

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the first ever Pro Volleyball Federation match featuring the Omaha Supernovas against the Atlanta Vibe.

News Channel Nebraska to Provide Statewide TV Coverage of First Pro Volleyball Federation Match: John Baylor and Nancy Metcalf to lead broadcast

News Channel Nebraska to Provide Statewide TV Coverage of First Pro Volleyball Federation Match: John Baylor and Nancy Metcalf to lead broadcast

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the first ever Professional Volleyball Federation match which will feature the Omaha Supernovas taking on the Atlanta Vibe.

No shortage of critics for Pillen's suggested sales tax hike

No shortage of critics for Pillen's suggested sales tax hike

Open Sky, a progressive think tank says, “Low-income families pay sales tax on nearly everything they buy, while high-income families spend less of their income on goods and services that are subject to sales tax.”

1890 Initiative looking to raise $500,000 for Husker Athletics in one week

1890 Initiative looking to raise $500,000 for Husker Athletics in one week

LINCOLN, Neb. — A local NIL initiative feels there's no better time than now to leverage the passion of Husker Nation to take the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's athletic programs to the next level.

1890 Initiative Kicks Off 'Countdown to Signing Day' NIL Fundraiser for Nebraska Student-Athletes

1890 Initiative Kicks Off 'Countdown to Signing Day' NIL Fundraiser for Nebraska Student-Athletes

The 1890 Initiative announces the commencement of "1890's Countdown to Signing Day," a weeklong contribution drive to support NIL in Nebraska.

Malcolm girls down Auburn 52-26, Dolliver drops 18

Malcolm girls down Auburn 52-26, Dolliver drops 18

The Malcolm Clippers are off to a 1-0 start to the year after picking up a road win over Auburn on Friday night.