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Limitations of a pandemic did not deter MLK 2021-01-17 21:00:00The MLK Jr. Youth Rally will be virtual this year and there will be no march because of pandemic restrictions, but youth organizers say the messages o

Steven M. Sipple: Something Frost could learn from 2021-01-17 19:45:00Texas last week hired what is believed to be the first $1 million-a-year special-teams coach. It's about emphasis.

3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Lancaster County 2021-01-17 18:15:00The deaths were a man in his 50s, a man in his 60s and a woman in her 80s, according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. All three had

Husker hoops remains on pause as Hoiberg announces 2021-01-17 14:56:00The Huskers have 12 total individuals — including seven players — in isolation or quarantine because of positive tests.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: After melee inside US Capitol, UNL 2021-01-17 11:00:00UNL History Professor Tim Borstelmann talks about what he saw on his television screen on Jan. 6 and shares his insights from 40 years of teaching and

'We thought we were living in pure bliss': 2021-01-17 09:00:00Like many, Heide Massato didn’t know it was her responsibility as a renter to actively invoke protections during the moratorium: “I though

Letter from the Publisher: Help us honor a 2021-01-17 08:00:00Help us in a statewide effort to honor the heroes of 2020 and pick a Star of the State.

Steven M. Sipple: Some gentle suggestions as Frost, 2021-01-16 23:00:00Nebraska's high-profile, offensive-minded head coaches are being forced to evaluate their systems as they get chewed up in the B1G.

Turnover time: How the Huskers go about replacing 2021-01-16 22:30:00Dedrick Mills and Wan'Dale Robinson carried a heavy load for the Husker offense. Who's up next? We forecast each position group for 2021.

Record gun sales leading to ammunition shortages in 2021-01-16 22:00:00Local shops say they are limiting sales but are still having trouble keeping common types in stock. One manager speculated the pandemic, the protests

Street closings, 1-17 Sunday 2021-01-16 18:00:00Upcoming and ongoing Lincoln-area street closings.

Nebraska officials reflect on the past, future of 2021-01-16 16:15:00Attendees marched from the state Capitol to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Newman Center during the event, which marked the 47th anniversary of th

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Gering City Council meetings moving to Civic Center 2021-01-07 23:00:00GERING — In order to allow for additional social distancing of attendees, the Gering City Council will hold a regular Council meeting on Jan, 11

Panhandle Planning Workshop Scheduled 2021-01-06 02:00:00GERING - Panhandle Area Development District will host its annual planning workshop on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Gering Civ

West Nebraska Blood Center and Laboratory Patient Service 2021-01-06 02:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF ― West Nebraska Blood Center and the Regional West Laboratory Patient Service Center are moving their operations to 313 West 38th St

James J. Kimble book picked for this year’s 2021-01-06 02:00:00Every year, people across Nebraska are encouraged to read the work of a Nebraskan — and then talk about it with their friends and neighbors. Pra

Legacy of the Plains announces Trees along the 2021-01-06 02:00:00GERING — The Legacy of the Plains Museum would like to announce the winners of the 2020 Trees along the Trail Christmas Tree decorating contest.

WNCC receives $10K for scholarships from NPPD, Wells 2021-01-05 00:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF — Western Nebraska Community College received a $10,000 donation from the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), and Wells Fargo, at

Explore the science behind common nature finds in 2021-01-05 00:00:00LINCOLN — Hibernation. Protective fur, feathers or scales. Lichens.

75 years or older and wanting the COVID-19 2021-01-01 23:30:00COVID vaccinations are advancing in the Panhandle with 4,200 doses received the week of Dec. 21, PPHD said, and officials are moving forward with plan

Budget problems plague GPS as COVID-19 ups costs 2021-01-01 23:15:00Gering Public Schools budget was in trouble before COVID-19.

West Nebraska Arts Center Juried Show to begin 2021-01-01 22:15:00SCOTTSBLUFF — West Nebraska Arts Center is pleased to present the 2021 Juried Show, which will be on display Jan. 7 – 31.

Nursing program will soon accept new applicants into 2021-01-01 02:00:00TORRINGTON - Eastern Wyoming College will soon be accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester for the associate degree in nursing program which

UW Extension food team, UW ACRES student farm 2020-12-31 18:00:00A unique partnership was formed between University of Wyoming Extension’s nutrition and food safety team and ACRES Student Farms on the UW campu

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Dinosaur fossils could belong to the world's largest New! 2021-01-19 21:18:00Experts have uncovered the remains of a gigantic dinosaur in Argentina and believe it could be one of the largest creatures to have ever walked the Ea

Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton dead at New! 2021-01-19 20:41:00Don Sutton, the Hall of Fame baseball player who pitched for five teams over 23 seasons, died Monday night, his son tweeted Tuesday.

McConnell pressures Democrats to keep Senate filibuster New! 2021-01-19 20:15:00In one of his final acts as majority leader, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is pressuring Democrats to keep the filibuster.

Mills County, Iowa prepares for Phase 1B vaccine New! 2021-01-19 20:02:00Expected to start in early February, pending vaccine distribution

Douglas County Health Dept. launches 65+ vaccine New! 2021-01-19 19:51:00There's progress in the vaccine rollout for Douglas County, but health leaders are asking for the community's patience.

Omaha city leaders announce restorative justice diversion program New! 2021-01-19 19:48:00The restorative justice program is for people convicted of minor offenses like resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Leaders hope the program can h

Woman who fought CBD drug charges dies from New! 2021-01-19 19:48:00Deborah Archer spent the last three years in court battles with the Washington County Attorney

Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff's Senate wins New! 2021-01-19 19:41:00The two men are set to be sworn in to office Wednesday afternoon shortly after Biden's inauguration.

UNL steps up COVID-19 security as students return New! 2021-01-19 19:23:00'We just wanted the absolute best risk mitigation that we can have'

For the first time in NFL history, a New! 2021-01-19 19:17:00Sarah Thomas will call the game alongside some of the top officials in pro football.

GM teams up with Microsoft on driverless cars New! 2021-01-19 18:58:00“Microsoft is a great addition to the team as we drive toward a future world of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion,” said GM

@POTUS resets as Twitter juggles presidential accounts New! 2021-01-19 18:56:00It's a Twitter user's worst nightmare: Wake up to find most of your followers gone. But that's exactly what will happen on Wednesday to the officia

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Biden has set sky-high expectations. Can he meet New! 2021-01-19 11:49:00WASHINGTON (AP) — Back when the election was tightening and just a week away, Joe Biden went big.

Russia: Gas pipeline to Germany at risk after New! 2021-01-19 11:46:00MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state gas company Gazprom acknowledged there is a risk that its undersea pipeline to Germany could be suspended or cancele

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with New! 2021-01-19 11:41:00The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, t

Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid New! 2021-01-19 11:35:00NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 a

Mega Millions jackpot now $850M; Powerball up to New! 2021-01-19 11:31:00DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players will have another shot Tuesday night at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history.

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money New! 2021-01-19 11:27:00FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground.

Thief berated mom for leaving kid in car New! 2021-01-19 11:15:00BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A car thief who found a toddler in the backseat of a stolen vehicle drove back and chastised the mother for leaving the c

Efforts underway to raise funds for seizure alert New! 2021-01-19 10:05:00Gunner Hemenway’s independence comes with a $28,000 price tag.

Love encourages Norfolk, Northeast to ‘become Martin Luther New! 2021-01-19 09:59:00Preston Love Jr. said it is the responsibility of the city, Northeast Community College and the community as a whole to become Martin Luther King Jr.

North Central reports 17 new cases, offers vaccinations New! 2021-01-19 09:42:00O’NEILL — The North Central District Health Department announced Monday afternoon that it has been made aware of 17 new cases of COVID-19

Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline 2021-01-18 23:00:00TORONTO (AP) — Top officials in Canada want a chance to make the case for a long disputed oil pipeline to be built amid reports President-elect

Man hospitalized in Germany after camel bites him 2021-01-18 16:00:00BERLIN (AP) — A 54-year-old man has been hospitalized in northern Germany after being bitten in the face by a camel, police said Monday.