Stories tagged: Nebraska
Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Wheat virus reaching epidemic levels in Nebraska Panhandle
A wheat virus outbreak has reached epidemic levels and has been damaging fields and yields in the southern Nebraska Panhandle, authorities said.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Montana officials identify Nebraska man who fell into river
Officials in northwestern Montana have released the name of a 23-year-old Nebraska man who is missing after falling into the Flathead River near a hydroelectric dam.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Nebraska lawmaker quits after unsavory Women’s March tweet
An outspoken Nebraska state legislator who was fined for having cybersex using a state computer resigned Wednesday after causing further outrage by sending a tweet that implied participants at a …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Odd pattern brings rare November tornadoes to Iowa, Nebraska
Meteorologists say warmer weather has brought unusual November weather to Iowa and Nebraska: tornadoes.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7:25 a.m.
Nebraska senator moonlights as driver for ride-sharing Uber
A Republican senator helped his constituents get around this weekend by moonlighting as a driver for the ride-sharing service Uber.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
Garrison Keillor: From Trump Tower to Broken Bow
He should pick up his traps and move to Nebraska. He is leading in Nebraska, about 2-to-1. There are wonderful warmhearted people there who love and admire him, so he …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Billionaire Warren Buffett ready to take on Donald Trump
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he’ll do whatever it takes to defeat Donald Trump – including escorting people to the polls himself.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Empire build big lead and hold off Danger, advance to United Bowl
The Spokane Empire built a 28-point halftime lead and held off the Nebraska Danger 55-44 to win the Intense Conference championship on Sunday in front of a noisy crowd of …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Empire enter conference championship game with much healthier roster
Spokane defeated Nebraska 25-23 five weeks ago, but both teams have a different look entering Sunday’s clash for the Intense Conference championship at the Arena.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
GOP attempt to change Nebraska’s electoral vote system fails
A Republican attempt to reinstate the winner-take-all system for Nebraska’s presidential electors was thwarted Tuesday by a legislative filibuster, derailing a GOP effort to increase the chances of their 2016 …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Newsmakers: North Carolina point guard
North Carolina point guard
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 5:52 p.m.
Texas ready to go against Huskers, crowd in volleyball final
Not that Nebraska volleyball fans needed any more reason to show up. They love their Cornhuskers, especially when they’re close to home playing for a national championship, and Saturday night’s …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, 10:11 p.m.
Volleyball: Washington ousted in Elite Eight
Kadie Rolfzen had 20 kills and 15 digs and Nebraska topped Washington in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I tournament in Lexington, Kentucky. Scores were 25-17, 21-25, 25-20 and …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
Bowl season will be limited to three or less 5-7 teams
Nebraska, Minnesota and San Jose State will be playing in bowl games with 5-7 records.
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014
Southern California, Nebraska meet in Holiday Bowl
SAN DIEGO – Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian said he has always been a fan of the Holiday Bowl. He remembers watching Barry Sanders running wild against Wyoming in 1988 …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Nebraska upsets No. 3 Washington at NCAA volleyball
Nebraska rallied after dropping the first set and stunned third-seeded Washington in the third round of the NCAA volleyball tournament at Alaska Airlines Arena Friday in Seattle. Scores were 20-25, …
Wed., March 5, 2014
Cougs hope Jekyll, not Hyde shows up
No two games typified the all-or-nothing year the Washington State women’s basketball team had more than the series it played against Oregon, the Cougar’ ‘opening-round opponent Thursday in the Pac-12 …
Tue., March 4, 2014, 8:38 p.m.
Cougar women hope Jekyll, not Hyde shows up
No two games typified the all-or-nothing year the Washington State women’s basketball team has had than the series it played against Oregon, the Cougar’s opening-round opponent Thursday in the Pac-12 …
Thu., Jan. 2, 2014
Nebraska beats No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in Gator Bowl
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Facing third-and-14 at its own 1, Nebraska had a choice: Sneak the ball in hopes of getting a little room to punt or take a shot deep. …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013
Poignant trip through middle America
Dylan Thomas taught us all we ever need to know about old age, death and dying: “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Woodrow “Woody” Grant makes his rage …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, 6:56 p.m.
Cougars topple No. 10 Nebraska women
Washington State made a season-high 12 shots from beyond the arc and held off No. 10 Nebraska 76-72 in nonconference women’s basketball at Lincoln, Neb. It was the WSU program’s …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Rod Butler started attending Gonzaga basketball games in 1980 when a guy named John Stockton began throwing the ball around on his way to the NBA Hall of Fame. Just …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2012
Nebraska football carries full load of Cottons
Nebraska football truly is a family affair for the Cottons. Offensive line coach Barney Cotton played for the Cornhuskers in the 1970s. Ben and Sam, his oldest and youngest sons, …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2011, 12:37 p.m.
Senator’s retirement deals Democrats a setback
Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska told his supporters today he plans to retire rather than seek a third term, a significant setback for Democratic efforts to maintain control of the …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2011
Penn State loses first game without Paterno
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – If they didn’t know better, fans in Happy Valley would have thought they were watching Joe Paterno’s team. No. 12 Penn State played tough defense and …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2011
Taylor Martinez, Cornhuskers push aside Huskies
LINCOLN, Neb. – Washington kept coming back against Nebraska, but in the end the Huskies couldn’t overcome a flurry of bad breaks in the third quarter of their 51-38 loss …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2011
Nebraska opens football practice without Starling
LINCOLN, Neb. – With millions of dollars potentially at stake, Bubba Starling is putting football at Nebraska on hold until he decides whether to sign with the Kansas City Royals. …
Sat., Sept. 18, 2010, 4:27 p.m.
Nebraska rolls over UW
Taylor Martinez ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns, threw for another 150 yards and a score and the eighth-ranked overwhelmed Washington in a convincing 56-21 win on Saturday.
Sat., Sept. 11, 2010, 3:53 p.m.
Nebraska defense too much for Idaho
Taylor Martinez ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns and Roy Helu Jr. had 107 yards and a TD, but the Huskers (2-0) committed four turnovers and had 10 penalties …
Wed., April 14, 2010
Nebraska restricting abortions
LINCOLN, Neb. – Two landmark measures putting new restrictions on abortion became law in Nebraska on Tuesday, including one that critics say breaks with court precedent by changing the legal …