Several key Huskers cleared to play Saturday, according to Riley

  By Tommy Rezac Senior cornerback Chris Jones has been cleared to play for the first time this season, and the timing couldn’t have been better as the Huskers prepare for their toughest test of the year thus far in No. 9 Wisconsin on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. Jones won’t be “full time,” Riley…read more »

A 15-Year Old Is Killed In Two-Vehicle Collision

A 15 year old Wavery High School sophomore was killed in a two vehicle collision Wednesday night in Sarpy County. Alexendra Linscott, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles, was killed in the crash on  Highway 50 near Louisville.   The driver 48-year old Elisa Linscott of Eagle was in critical condition and…read more »

Senators Sasse and Warren Raise Concerns About IRS Contract

Neberaska U.S. Senator Ben Sasse and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren are raising concerns about the recent decision by the Internal Revenue Service to award Equifax a $7.2 million contract to handle sensitive taxpayer information.  They point out the company’s recent data breach that exposed the personal information of over 145 million Americans.   Earlier this…read more »

Governor Disappointed With Drop In Exports to Japan

Japan’s beef tariff increase results in a 26 percent decline in U.S. frozen beef exports to the country and Nebraska is feeling the pinch. Governor Ricketts says this news underscores the urgency for Congress and the Trump Administration to negoiate a bilateral trade agreement with Japan. Ricketts says new deal is critical to growing our…read more »


Alberts not a candidate for UNL athletic director position

  By Tommy Rezac Former Nebraska All-American linebacker and current University of Nebraska-Omaha athletic director Trev Alberts will not be a candidate for the A.D. position at UNL. Turnkey Sports and Entertainment, a New Jersey-based search firm hired by UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green and University of Nebraska president Hank Bounds contacted Alberts and asked him for…read more »

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Haymarket Youth Festival Set For Friday

Mayor Chris Beutler and the Mayor’s Club at Lincoln Southeast High School unveiled plans for the Haymarket Youth Festival. The event, organized completely by students, will feature artwork form students as many of Lincoln’s high schools as well as local bands, photo and henna booths and ice cream. Organizer Hannah Cass says that they want…read more »