State Patrol announces stepped up enforcement over Thanksgiving

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska State Patrol has announced plans for stepped up enforcement to focus on seat belt usage over the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol says that as of Nov. 17, 200 peop... Read More

RDC announces death of zebra foal

The Riverside Discovery Center is mourning the loss of Olaf, our zebra foal born earlier this year at the zoo. He was to undergo castration, a routine procedure for male animals which do not have a breeding recommendation through the Association of Z... Read More

Huskers fumble late; fall to Minnesota, 28-24

Nebraska only trailed for the game's final 3:25, but the Huskers' last drive ended on a turnover inside the Minnesota 5-yard line, as the Golden Gophers escaped from Memorial Stadium with a 28-24 win on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Hus... Read More

Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues facing the ethanol industry with farm broadcasters f... Read More

Authorities confirm fatal accident in Torrington

Officials aren't releasing much information on a fatal accident that occurred in Torrington Friday night. A spokeswoman for the Torrington Police Department said that the department continues investigation into the accident. She confirmed to K... Read More

United Way shopping spree generates over $700 for backpack programs

Missi Iasillo, the coordinator of the local Pup and Cat Backpack programs, ade a great run during her "shopping spree" at Main Street Market Saturday. Missi collected $716.28 during her several minute shopping spree, collecting cases of basic staples... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Bond reduction denied in drug/alcohol case

A 21 year old rural Mitchell man who was on probation for charges related to an accident that killed a 17 year old girl in May continues to be held on $250,000 bond with a 10% cash provision. Christopher Miller is charged with possession of cocain... Read More

Cougar season ends at nationals

CASPER, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team’s season came to an end at the NJCAA national tournament Friday evening, but it wasn’t without a fight. The Cougars, after dropping a five-set first round contest to Arizo... Read More

Creighton volleyball sweeps to Big East title

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton women's volleyball team claimed the outright BIG EAST volleyball regular season title with a 3-0 sweep of Villanova on Friday, Nov. 21. Game scores for the match were: 25-13, 25-9 and 25-10, which was played in front of ... Read More