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First Flu Deaths of Season Reported to DHHS

Flu activity is slowly increasing in Nebraska   Lincoln – The first flu-related deaths this season have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Both people were over 65. One was from the Lincoln-Lancaster... Read More

USB; ASA Set Producer Leadership for the Coming Year

Soy Checkoff Sets Strong Course for Future with New Leadership and Continued Focus United Soybean Board (USB) farmer-leaders elected Keith Tapp, fifth generation soybean farmer from Sebree, Kentucky as chair at the annual meeting December 5, 2018.... Read More

(Audio) Barry, Lammers star in blowout of Mount Marty

Listen to the game here.  SEWARD, Neb. – The ball lived on the offensive end for the top-ranked Concordia University women’s basketball team in arguably its sharpest performance yet this season. Stars Grace Barry and Philly Lammers dictated ... Read More

(Audio) Buzzer beater sinks Concordia

Listen to the game here.  SEWARD, Neb. – Despite more shooting struggles on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 8), the Concordia University men’s basketball team needed just one more stop to secure a victory. Stunned silence came over Walz Arena when ... Read More

NU Handles Creighton

All five starters scored in double figures as No. 24/25 Nebraska used a balanced and efficient offensive attack to cruise to a 94-75 victory over Creighton Saturday evening in front of 15,950 fans at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska scored 47 points ... Read More

Resistance Management Webinar Series Starts in January

Managing resistant pests is an increasing issue throughout crop production in Nebraska and the entire U.S. Staying updated on current strategies to manage resistant pests is critical. A new Nebraska Extension resource, the “Resistance Management We... Read More

Huskers Head Back To Final Four

MINNEAPOLIS – The Nebraska volleyball team earned a program-record fourth straight trip to the NCAA Semifinals after a 3-0 sweep over the No. 14 Oregon Ducks on Saturday night at Minnesota’s Maturi Pavilion. The defending national champion Hus... Read More

Tennessee man sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Michael Wayne Parsons, age 57, formerly of Arlington, Tennessee, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release following his conviction by a United States D... Read More

FFA students growing skills and plants in greenhouse

The Bridgeport FFA and students at the Bridgeport High school are growing skills and growing plants in the new greenhouse at the Bridgeport High School. The greenhouse has been something the group and the community have been looking at doing for a... Read More

National Pork Industry Foundation to Award $2,500 Scholarships

The National Pork Producers Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship, which is sponsored by CME Group and the National Pork Industry Foundation and is managed and administered by the National Pork Producer... Read More

Judicial Resources Commission Annual Meeting

Lincoln, Neb. -- On Tuesday, Dec. 11  at 10 a.m., central time, the Judicial Resources Commission will hold its annual meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1205 to determine whether (1) a new judgeship is appropriate in any judicial district or... Read More

Stenberg promotes quality financial ed in discussion with Ft Calhoun students

Makes Last School Visit as Treasurer in Successful Financial Literacy Initiative Fort Calhoun, Neb. (December 7, 2018) – In his last school visit in office, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg sat down today with students in Gina Kotas’s P... Read More

Beef Genetics Researchers Seek to Understand Technology Utilization

Beef cattle producers have a wide range of selection tools available for use in selection of breeding stock. These range from visual appraisal to EPD (expected progeny differences) and selection indexes that leverage genomic technologies. Adoption of... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Boys Saturday Scores Ainsworth 63, Gordon-Rushville 39 Archbishop Bergan 53, Aquinas Catholic 43 Ashland-Greenwood 43, Louisville 22 Auburn 60, Elmwood-Murdock 42 Axtell 57, Harvard 51 BDS 50, Lawrence-Nelson 20 Battle Creek 51, Norfolk Cath... Read More