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Country singer Mel Tillis passes

Mel Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, D... Read More

Slow start dooms CSC women in Montana Classic

BILLINGS, Mont.— November 18, 2017 — A slow start hampered the Chadron State College women's basketball team Saturday night as host Montana State University Billings built a 40-26 halftime lead and went on to defeat the Eagles 69-59 in the final... Read More

Defense dominates in 64-54 win over fourth-ranked Bruins

CHADRON, Neb. -- November 18, 2017 -- The Chadron State College men's basketball team held NAIA Division II's fourth-ranked team to 14.3 percent shooting, and under 35 percent overall, as the Eagles got past the Bellevue Bruins 64-54 Saturday aftern... Read More

Bluffs ice skating rink to have grand opening next Saturday

The new Black Hills Energy Ice Skating Rink at the 18th Street Plaza will have its grand opening Saturday, November 25th. The skating rink is in an attractive fenced in area with a skate renting shed that will be manned by various volunteer groups... Read More

Huskers Sweep Terrapins

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team capped a successful weekend road trip with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-13) sweep at Maryland in front of a crowd of 1,667 at XFINITY Center Pavilion on Saturday night.  The Huskers (24... Read More

Big first half by Penn State too much for Huskers to overcome

State College, Pa. – Tanner Lee threw for 399 yards and three touchdowns, and Nebraska outscored Penn State by three touchdowns in the second half, but that wasn’t enough, as the Husker fell to No. 10 Penn State 56-44 on Saturday before 106,722 ... Read More

TransCanada : Spill controlled and no public threat

Operator TransCanada Corp. says the leak of oil from the Keystone pipeline is "controlled" and not a threat to public safety. The company says in a news release Friday that it has sent more than 75 people to the site of a spill in a rural area of S... Read More

Nebraska university offers new cybersecurity major

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering a new major in cybersecurity. Television station KSNB reports that the central Nebraska college will begin offering the bachelor of science in cybersecurity operations in the spring. Officials ... Read More

Rotational grazing to be highlighted at conference

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) will hold its Winter Forage Conference and KSFGC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Webster Conference Center, 2601 North Ohio, Salina, ... Read More

Huskers Crush Cowboys 25-10 in Season Opener

Lincoln, Neb. – In its first dual of the season, the No. 15 Nebraska wrestling team trounced the Wyoming Cowboys, 25-10, Friday night in front of 1,808 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers started strong, jumping to a 3-0 matc... Read More

USDA Invests More Than $1 Billion to Improve Health Care in Rural Areas

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA provided more than $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2017 to help improve access to health care services for 2.5 million people in rural communities in 41 states. “USDA invests in a wide ... Read More