Nebraska Trial Scheduled in Christmas Post Presents Case

YORK, Neb. (AP) – A trial on drug charges has been scheduled for a California couple who have said the marijuana they are accused of hauling through Nebraska was intended for Christmas gifts. Court records say 70-year-old Barbara Jiron, of Clearlake Oaks, California, pleaded not guilty Monday to four felony charges, including two for pot…read more »


NU Responds to Budget Cuts

The possibility of $9.2 million in cuts across Nebraska University’s four campuses is announced by NU administrators as they prepare for a major hearing this week before the appropriations committee. NU President Hank Bounds describes it as a difficult day, for the University of Nebraska, their 53,000 students and the citizens they serve. In all…read more »


Nebraska’s spring game to be televised live

Nebraska’s spring football game, as anticipated, will be televised live on the Big Ten Network. The game will kick off at 11 a.m. from Memorial Stadium on April 21. Tickets went on sale last Tuesday, and they were all gone within 26 hours. This is likely to be the highest attendance ever recorded in Nebraska’s annual red-white…read more »


Governor Ricketts Attends White House Roundtable on Infrastructure

Governor Ricketts today attended a roundtable on infrastructure hosted by President Trump at the White House. President Trump unveiled a framework for infrastructure in America…which calls for a $1.5 trillion in new investment over the next 10 years. Governor Ricketts says he appreciates the President’s focus on rural infrastructure and cutting red tape that will…read more »


19-Year Old Shot In Buttocks

A Waterloo 19 year old was injured as he and two other teenagers tested the protection of a Vietnam War era Flak vest against bullets at a cabin near Malcolm over the weekend. Sheriff Wanger says they first shot at just the vest itself and then decided one of the teens would fire a bullet…read more »