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Nebraska sees rise in high school referees for 2023
Nebraska sees rise in high school referees for 2023

In December of 2021, the NSAA reported a 15-20% decrease in officials since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Meeting Thursday To Discuss Wind Farm Regulations

Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Meeting Thursday To Discuss Wind Farm Regulations

The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Committee will meet to continue talks about wind farm regulations.  NextEra is seeking a permit to build a second wind farm in Jefferson County, in the Jansen and Plymouth areas. 

COVERAGE ALERT: MUDECAS Basketball Tournament Starts Next Week In Beatrice

COVERAGE ALERT: MUDECAS Basketball Tournament Starts Next Week In Beatrice

BEATRICE - Next week, the MUDECAS basketball tournament tips off in the Beatrice Municipal Auditorium and Beatrice Middle School. This year the tournament is celebrating its 94th year. The longest running high school hoops tournament West of the Mississip

Saline County sees success in their latest drunk driving campaign

Saline County sees success in their latest drunk driving campaign

During the enforcement period, the Saline County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4 accidents.  No fatalities or serious injuries were reported and none of the reported accidents were alcohol related. 

One person killed in Council Bluffs home explosion

One person killed in Council Bluffs home explosion

One person is dead after an explosion in Council Bluffs on Tuesday.

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska was swept by Iowa last year, but that won't be the case this season. 

Fairbury man detained on drug, tampering violations

Fairbury man detained on drug, tampering violations

BEATRICE – Beatrice Police report the December 19th arrest of a 36-year-old Fairbury man, on drug and tampering allegations. Macon Kaer was arrested after an officer stopped a vehicle he was driving in the thirteen-hundred block of Court Street, tha

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Ernest Hausmann has announced his future plans. 

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

As the deer season nears its end, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is taking a closer look at deer harvest data.

Officials celebrate opening of beltway, hope it leads to less congested roads in Lincoln

Officials celebrate opening of beltway, hope it leads to less congested roads in Lincoln

A project backed by decades of planning, and two years of construction, Lincoln’s South Beltway near Saltillo Road and Highway 77 is complete.

Several southeast Nebraska counties included in USDA Upland Wildlife Habitat project

Several southeast Nebraska counties included in USDA Upland Wildlife Habitat project

More acreage and better habitat are on the way for several upland wildlife species in southeast Nebraska. 

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

At halftime of the Nebraska men's basketball game on Saturday with fourth-ranked Purdue, as has become tradition, Nebraska introduced new football Head Coach Matt Rhule. 

Federal data: Kansas oil spill biggest in Keystone history

Federal data: Kansas oil spill biggest in Keystone history

A ruptured pipe dumped enough oil this week into a northeastern Kansas creek to nearly fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool, becoming the largest onshore crude pipeline spill in nine years.

NE road deaths climbing, concerns mounting

NE road deaths climbing, concerns mounting

Highway safety groups ranking Nebraska among worst states in the nation.

Southeast Community College names two learning center directors

Southeast Community College names two learning center directors

New leaders hired for two of SCC's six learning centers

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Former Nebraska Interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph allegedly choked an adult woman during an argument at his Lincoln home on Wednesday afternoon, according to court filings.

Kansas Man Arrested After Woman Found Dead In Marysville

Kansas Man Arrested After Woman Found Dead In Marysville

An investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead in Marysville, Kansas.

Tecumseh prison facility aiming toward resuming full operational schedule

Tecumseh prison facility aiming toward resuming full operational schedule

A southeast Nebraska prison facility is taking steps toward resuming a normal operational schedule, Nebraska State Correctional Services officials announced Wednesday.

Adams Industries delivers mobile food bank for Lincoln

Adams Industries delivers mobile food bank for Lincoln

Needs can be met where the people are, or programs can be located where they are convenient. Adams Industries did what they didn't know they could, and will be part of helping people in need because of it. A custom food trailer wowed clients during its un

Wedding florist accused of burglary

Wedding florist accused of burglary

Tabor man accused of breaking into couple's home after delivering their wedding flowers

24-year-old life-flighted to Omaha after Cass County, Iowa crash injures 3

24-year-old life-flighted to Omaha after Cass County, Iowa crash injures 3

A 24-year-old and two teens were injured in a two-vehicle crash.

'Important to not rely on China': Pillen briefed on Nebraska rare earth project, discusses Trump

'Important to not rely on China': Pillen briefed on Nebraska rare earth project, discusses Trump

Nebraska’s next Governor, Republican Jim Pillen, continues  getting himself acquainted with things happening around the state before taking office.

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

It comes as no surprise, but former Gubernatorial candidate for Nebraska Charles W. Herbster has announced support for former President Donald Trump.

Navigation season ending three days early due to low river

Navigation season ending three days early due to low river

Flow support expected to end at Nebraska City on Nov. 22

Bellevue cancels postponed Veterans Day parade

Bellevue cancels postponed Veterans Day parade

Nebraska's official Veterans Day parade won't be happening this year.

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

International Fraud Awareness Week begins Sunday and US Cellular is arming customers with tips to avoid these unwanted calls. 

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

Jim Pillen will become the 41st Governor of Nebraska with a win over Carol Blood.

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Nebraska travels to Ann Arbor, MI. for what will likely be their toughest test of the season as they take on third-ranked Michigan. 

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

It’s become somewhat of a staple and a tradition in college football... Law enforcement escorting the coach and team to the venue and out of the tunnel.

Bennet developer cited by EPA

Bennet developer cited by EPA

A Nebraska developer is in hot water with the Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

Thomas Rhett coming to Omaha

Thomas Rhett coming to Omaha

A country music star will be making his way to Nebraska next year.

Winter weather just around the corner in Nebraska

Winter weather just around the corner in Nebraska

Winter is on the way across parts of western Nebraska Thursday night, with more expected in other regions by the weekend.

Train, vehicle accident is fatal, near Adams

Train, vehicle accident is fatal, near Adams

Adams man dies in accident east of the community

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Nebraska is getting ready for what will undoubtedly be another physical Big Ten matchup as they host Minnesota

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

The Big Red suffer their fifth loss of the season and the 20th consecutive loss against ranked opponents.

Ankeny Christian sweeps Sidney for first state tournament appearance

Ankeny Christian sweeps Sidney for first state tournament appearance

Ankeny Christian clinches its first state tournament appearance with a tightly contested match in a sweep of Sidney.

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

It's a rematch of the national title in Madison on Wednesday night as the recently top-ranked Husker Volleyball teams visits #5 Wisconsin.

Classes D1 and D2 are loaded as football playoffs begin Friday

Classes D1 and D2 are loaded as football playoffs begin Friday

The football playoffs get underway Friday for all classes as teams begin their march to the state championship.

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Nebraska finds themselves in the hunt for the Big Ten west and is preparing for a big midseason matchup with #17 Illinois on Saturday. 

Two Volunteer Firefighters From Crete Injured In Sunday's Fires

Two Volunteer Firefighters From Crete Injured In Sunday's Fires

Two volunteer firefighters from Crete who were helping battle the field and grass fires in rural Lancaster County were injured during the blaze on Sunday. 

Sidney sweeps its way to 1A Region 2 championship match

Sidney sweeps its way to 1A Region 2 championship match

Sidney earned its third straight sweep, taking down East Mills to advance to Wednesday's championship match of the Class 1A Region 2 regional.

Lincoln Man Life Flighted After Motorcycle Accident Near Steele City

Lincoln Man Life Flighted After Motorcycle Accident Near Steele City

A weekend motorcycle accident near Steele City, sent a Lincoln man to the hospital via helicopter.    

Council Bluffs Police seek witnesses to deadly crash

Council Bluffs Police seek witnesses to deadly crash

Council Bluffs, Iowa Police are looking for anyone who witnessed a deadly crash over the weekend along I-29. 

Kansas crash claims the life of Fairbury man

Kansas crash claims the life of Fairbury man

A collision with a cement truck on Kansas Highway 148 in Washington County took the life of a Fairbury man on Wednesday.

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

The public is now much more aware of the details surrounding ex-Nebraska Football coach Scott Frost's restructured contract.

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is in the midst of their fall trout stocking.

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Several Nebraska senators are taking steps forward to initiate an investigation into the Nebraska Department of Education.

Sarpy County man becomes first confirmed monkeypox case in SCHD

Sarpy County man becomes first confirmed monkeypox case in SCHD

A Sarpy County man has been diagnosed with monkeypox, the first confirmed case in the Sarpy/Cass Health Department's jurisdiction.

Driver airlifted, after SUV goes off T-intersection and rolls

Driver airlifted, after SUV goes off T-intersection and rolls

Driver was alert at the scene of the accident, just before dawn

Budweiser truck spills beer onto interstate after rollover crash

Budweiser truck spills beer onto interstate after rollover crash

A truck full of Budweiser rolled on a Kansas roadway Tuesday, sending beer spilling out onto the interstate.

Yuengling beer coming to Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma in 2023

Yuengling beer coming to Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma in 2023

A popular beer brand mostly on the east coast of the United States announced it will be selling its products in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma starting in early 2023.

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

After a win on Friday at Rutgers, Nebraska in the midst of a three-way tie atop the Big Ten West with Illinois, and this weekend's opponent, Purdue.

Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course is Oct. 19

Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course is Oct. 19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fremont County office will host an Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022.

Community Insect Management and Public Health Pest Control Course Now Available

Community Insect Management and Public Health Pest Control Course Now Available

PSEP to provide pest control course.

Davison leaving Husker athletic department to lead new NIL collective

Davison leaving Husker athletic department to lead new NIL collective

A former Husker standout who has been in the Nebraska athletic department since late 2017 is leaving the program.

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

The Huskers talked about the wide open Big Ten West, defense, and the decision to briefly bench Casey Thompson.

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

For the Cornhusker Marching Band, few events are more meaningful than homecoming.

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

A back and forth affair ended in favor of the Huskers, getting Mickey Joseph his first win as interim head coach, as Nebraska knocks off Indiana 35-21.

Cowgirls lasso Wolverines to claim Corner Conference championship

Cowgirls lasso Wolverines to claim Corner Conference championship

Sidney overcame a 2-1 set deficit to beat East Mills for the Corner Conference volleyball title.

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Husker basketball is looking to end a streak of losing seasons under Fred Hoiberg with another fairly new group this year.

Rock Port handles Mound City in three sets

Rock Port handles Mound City in three sets

The Blue Jays swept the Panthers to even the season series at 2-2.

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

The Huskers are back to work, preparing for Saturday night’s homecoming tilt with Indiana.

Shenandoah cancels remaining varsity football season

Shenandoah cancels remaining varsity football season

Injuries force the cancellation of the Mustangs varsity football season.

Slama discusses voter ID ahead of November ballot

Slama discusses voter ID ahead of November ballot

With voter ID now on Nebraska's November ballot, one senator was in northeast Nebraska urging its approval. 

Iowa 4-H Foundation and Fremont County 4-H to Celebrate National 4-H Week with Annual Iowa 4-H Giving Day

Iowa 4-H Foundation and Fremont County 4-H to Celebrate National 4-H Week with Annual Iowa 4-H Giving Day

This year’s celebration is presented by Farm Bureau Financial Services