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Minnesota tops Nebraska in regular-season finale
Minnesota tops Nebraska in regular-season finale

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team dropped its regular-season finale to No. 9 Minnesota, 22-25, 23-25, 22-25, on Saturday night in front of 8,225 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Huskers survive, pick up first win over Iowa since 2014

Huskers survive, pick up first win over Iowa since 2014

If Friday was his last game at the helm of the Nebraska football program, Mickey Joseph went out in style, delivering the team its first win over Iowa since Bo Pelini's last game in 2014.

Huskers unable to withstand Memphis runs, fall to Tigers

Huskers unable to withstand Memphis runs, fall to Tigers

The Nebraska men's basketball team suffered its third loss in its last four games, falling to Memphis 73-61.

Huskers dominate Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in Puerto Rico

Huskers dominate Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in Puerto Rico

The Nebraska women’s basketball team celebrated Black Friday with a dominant 73-44 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Puerto Rico Clasico.

Accident in North Platte causes car to flip

Accident in North Platte causes car to flip

The North Platte Police Department responded to an accident on Wednesday afternoon after a three-car crash resulted in one car flipping onto its side.

Elsmere rancher named Northeast's Agceptional Woman of the Year

Elsmere rancher named Northeast's Agceptional Woman of the Year

An advocate for agriculture in Nebraska has been recognized for her contributions to the industry.

19-year-old facing multiple charges including manslaughter

19-year-old facing multiple charges including manslaughter

The Nebraska State Patrol said they are investigating a homicide that happened between Thursday and Friday night.

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

A new study shows that fewer than a third of Nebraska's hospitals are in compliance with a federal law that requires patients to be informed of the costs of services before receiving care, but the state is well ahead of the national average.

Ricketts names Sheridan County Attorney to judicial appointment

Ricketts names Sheridan County Attorney to judicial appointment

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed Sheridan County Attorney Aaron Conn of Rushville to succeed retired 12th Judicial District County Judge Russ Harford of Chadron.

Huskers Fall to Sooners, 69-56

Huskers Fall to Sooners, 69-56

Juwan Gary had a team-high 16 points, but Nebraska shot just 42 percent from the field in a 69-56 loss to Oklahoma in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational Thursday afternoon.

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

Nebraska government officials were given a clearer picture of the state’s post-COVID educational standing.

Sidney energy going 'green-er'

Sidney energy going 'green-er'

The Sidney City Council approved moving ahead with a proposed solar project.

Avery Hayward signs to play volleyball in college

Avery Hayward signs to play volleyball in college

A South Platte senior plans to continue her volleyball career at the college level.

NSAA announces finalists for executive director position

NSAA announces finalists for executive director position

The Nebraska School Activities Association Board of Directors has selected four candidates to interview for the NSAA executive director position.

Huskers Power Past Texans

Huskers Power Past Texans

Alexis Markowski and Isabelle Bourne both produced double-doubles, as Nebraska dominated the paint in a 71-53 women's basketball win over Tarleton on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

NSP increasing patrols statewide to keep roads safe Thanksgiving weekend

NSP increasing patrols statewide to keep roads safe Thanksgiving weekend

Law enforcement agencies around Nebraska are in for a busy holiday weekend.

Man taken into custody after standoff in North Platte

Man taken into custody after standoff in North Platte

The Nebraska State Patrol and North Platte Police responded to a standoff near South Buffalo Bill Avenue and West A Street in North Platte Sunday afternoon.

Huskers Bounce Back with 82-58 Win

Huskers Bounce Back with 82-58 Win

Juwan Gary scored a season-high 17 points, as Nebraska used a key second-half run and a strong defensive effort in the final 20 minutes to defeat Arkansas Pine-Bluff, 82-58, on Sunday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

Huskers finish strong in sweep of Boilermakers

Huskers finish strong in sweep of Boilermakers

The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team picked up its sixth straight home sweep with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-11 sweep of No. 19 Purdue on Sunday in front of 8,248 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Huskers bitten by Bulldogs

Huskers bitten by Bulldogs

Alexis Markowski scored a game-high 21 points, but Nebraska fell behind early and was unable to recover in an 80-62 women's basketball loss to Drake at the Knapp Center on Saturday afternoon.

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

On a chilly Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 15-14, spoiling senior day for the Big Red.

Huskers Shut Down Hawkeyes in 3-0 Win

Huskers Shut Down Hawkeyes in 3-0 Win

For the second week in a row, the Nebraska volleyball team picked up a sweep over Iowa, defeating the Hawkeyes 25-14, 25-17, 25-14 at XTream Arena on Friday night. 

NSP investigating after multi-county pursuit ends with one person dead, another under arrest

NSP investigating after multi-county pursuit ends with one person dead, another under arrest

Authorities are investigating after a chase in southern Nebraska ended with one person dead.

Hastings College hosts state high school esports competition

Hastings College hosts state high school esports competition

Nebraska Schools eSports Association is hosting its fourth annual fall state high school tournament at Hastings College.

Flatwater forum explores problems with Nebraska’s prisons

Flatwater forum explores problems with Nebraska’s prisons

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosted the Flatwater Free Press Nov. 16 for a forum titled 'Nebraska’s prisons at a crossroads.'

New vote totals keep NE Republicans from potentially filibuster-proof majority

New vote totals keep NE Republicans from potentially filibuster-proof majority

Omaha Legislative seat likely goes to Democrat John Fredrickson

No nitrate police: State and local regulators can’t, or won’t, stop drinking water from getting worse

No nitrate police: State and local regulators can’t, or won’t, stop drinking water from getting worse

What is being done, and what can be done, to prevent high nitrate levels in Nebraska's drinking water?

St John's scores 50 in 2nd half to rally past Nebraska 70-50

St John's scores 50 in 2nd half to rally past Nebraska 70-50

Keisei Tominaga led NU with 15 points, but St. John's used a pair of decisive runs early in the second half to post a 70-50 victory in the Gavitt Tipoff Games.

North Platte Police Department rolls out automated license plate readers

North Platte Police Department rolls out automated license plate readers

New crime fighting technology is being utilized by the North Platte Police Department.

21-year-old woman life-flighted after accident near Paxton

21-year-old woman life-flighted after accident near Paxton

Around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Nebraska State Patrol responded to a one vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in which the driver sustained serious injuries.

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

It comes as no surprise, but former Gubernatorial candidate for Nebraska Charles W. Herbster has announced support for former President Donald Trump.

North Platte hosts Ogallala in unified bowling dual

North Platte hosts Ogallala in unified bowling dual

The North Platte Bulldogs Unified Bowling Team hosted the Ogallala Indians for a Unified Bowling Dual at Wild Bill’s Fun Center in North Platte.

Trump seeks White House again amid GOP losses, legal probes

Trump seeks White House again amid GOP losses, legal probes

Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third White House campaign, launching an early start to the 2024 contest.

No. 20 Creighton women rout No. 22 Nebraska 77-51

No. 20 Creighton women rout No. 22 Nebraska 77-51

Molly Mogensen scored 22 points, Morgan Maly added 16 with eight rebounds and No. 20 Creighton routed No. 22 Nebraska 77-51 in the first matchup between the in-state rivals when both were ranked.

Search warrants led to accusations of illegal child labor, company fights back

Search warrants led to accusations of illegal child labor, company fights back

The warrants put federal safety investigations inside offices and slaughterhouses.

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska is looking to move past their 34-3 blowout loss to #3 Michigan this past Saturday and it's on to Wisconsin.

Bloomfield school board accepts superintendent's resignation

Bloomfield school board accepts superintendent's resignation

A northeast Nebraska school administrator is leaving at the end of the calendar year.

Local family loses home in Ogallala house fire, starts effort to help new fire victims

Local family loses home in Ogallala house fire, starts effort to help new fire victims

An Ogallala family has started a GoFundMe account to help two local families who lost their homes in a fire.

Nebraska gains $850,000 from gaming tax revenue in October

Nebraska gains $850,000 from gaming tax revenue in October

Nebraska is getting its first look at the cash windfall after a full month of casino gambling.

Abortion ban fails in small Nebraska town; others pass, some narrowly

Abortion ban fails in small Nebraska town; others pass, some narrowly

On Election Night, a local abortion ban failed in Curtis, Nebraska, despite the fact that Curtis is the largest town in Frontier County -- a county that chose Trump over Biden by 72 points in 2020.

'Over 850,000 meals': Hunters Helping the Hungry collecting meat

'Over 850,000 meals': Hunters Helping the Hungry collecting meat

The program allows deer hunters to drop off their meat to a processor that will donate it to a food pantry or charity of their choosing.

Veteran walks across Nebraska, raises awareness

Veteran walks across Nebraska, raises awareness

A Nebraska veteran is wrapping up his journey to walk across the state of Nebraska.

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

The Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame in Beatrice has seven new members as of Sunday night, including a World Series champion.

Ogallala man helps victims of a house fire

Ogallala man helps victims of a house fire

When Travis Byers and his family were on a vacation in Colorado, they got a frightening call. They learned that their house had burned down in a fire, and that it was a total loss.

Historic locomotives travel through southern Nebraska panhandle

Historic locomotives travel through southern Nebraska panhandle

A portion of the Union Pacific Railroad's heritage fleet cruised through the southern Nebraska Panhandle this weekend. 

Huskers fall at Ohio State, 3-1

Huskers fall at Ohio State, 3-1

The No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team dropped a 3-1 match at No. 6 Ohio State on Sunday afternoon at the Covelli Center.

Applications for student loan forgiveness no longer accepted

Applications for student loan forgiveness no longer accepted

The Biden administration is no longer accepting applications for student loan forgiveness after a second federal court shut down the program.

NCN high school football playoff scoreboard

NCN high school football playoff scoreboard

Get all of the scores from Friday night's high school football playoffs!

Huskers celebrate 300th consecutive sellout with sweep of Hawkeyes

Huskers celebrate 300th consecutive sellout with sweep of Hawkeyes

The No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team rolled to a 25-16, 25-17, 25-7 sweep in their 300th consecutive regular-season sellout on Friday night.

2022-23 NSAA Distinguished & Outstanding Service Award recipients

2022-23 NSAA Distinguished & Outstanding Service Award recipients

The Nebraska School Activities Association announced the recipients of the 2022-23 NSAA Distinguished Service and Outstanding Service Awards. 

Heineman to Sasse: Resign now

Heineman to Sasse: Resign now

Sasse says he plans on leaving the Senate in early January

Republicans appear to gain filibuster-proof majority in Nebraska Legislature

Republicans appear to gain filibuster-proof majority in Nebraska Legislature

It appears that if vote totals hold in a couple of close races, Republicans captured a filibuster-proof majority in the officially nonpartisan Nebraska Legislature in Tuesday’s election.

Voter I.D., minimum wage and expanded air service... all yes

Voter I.D., minimum wage and expanded air service... all yes

Nebraskans have spoken and they have said 'yes' to voter I.D., minimum wage, and expanded air service.

Jim Pillen declares victory as Nebraska's governor

Jim Pillen declares victory as Nebraska's governor

In a close race Tuesday night, Republican Jim Pillen declared victory as governor in Nebraska.

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Nebraska travels to Ann Arbor, MI. for what will likely be their toughest test of the season as they take on third-ranked Michigan. 

Colorado: Colorado's Polis faces feisty challenge in bid for 2nd term

Colorado: Colorado's Polis faces feisty challenge in bid for 2nd term

Colorado’s Democratic governor, Jared Polis, has had to fend off spirited attacks by his Republican challenger, Heidi Ganahl, in his quest for a second term in Tuesday’s election.

Nebraska: Nebraska Sen. Blood takes on Republican Pillen in governor race

Nebraska: Nebraska Sen. Blood takes on Republican Pillen in governor race

Republican Jim Pillen comes into Election Day the favorite over Democratic state Sen. Carol Blood, as Nebraskans haven't elected a Democrat as governor since 1994.

Huskers use 14-1 run to pull away from Maine

Huskers use 14-1 run to pull away from Maine

Nebraska used a 14-1 run to pull away from a pesky Maine team to open up the 2022-23 men's basketball season with 79-66 win.

Election Day voting concerns spur hotline

Election Day voting concerns spur hotline

Call 866-OURVOTE

Powerball jackpot up to $1.6 billion, new lottery record

Powerball jackpot up to $1.6 billion, new lottery record

Strong sales boosted a Powerball jackpot to an estimated $1.6 billion on Friday, making it the largest lottery prize in history.

Bison return program is now helping Native American ranchers build herds

Bison return program is now helping Native American ranchers build herds

About 330 bison coming from Nebraska preserve operated by the Nature Conservancy

Nebraska: What to expect on election night

Nebraska: What to expect on election night

While Republicans have a firm hold on Nebraska’s state government, the state’s Omaha-based 2nd Congressional District has morphed into a swing district in the last 15 years and is the state’s only consistently competitive U.S. House seat.

NSP urges safety for drivers, trick-or-treaters for Halloween

NSP urges safety for drivers, trick-or-treaters for Halloween

Happy Halloween and safe trick-or-treating with these safe driver tips for the night from the Nebraska State Patrol. 

'Don't think he will': Joseph doubts Thompson's availability for Minnesota

'Don't think he will': Joseph doubts Thompson's availability for Minnesota

The Nebraska football team could be without its starting quarterback on Saturday against Minnesota.

Our Dirty Water

Our Dirty Water

Nebraska’s nitrate problem is growing worse. It’s likely harming our kids.