Former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey was on CNN's "State of the Union" yesterday. The host Jake Tapper had asked him whether election rigging was "something you worried about... except from the other side of the aisle." I think that translates...Show More Summary
You could argue that the two best teams in the country went at it Sunday in Lincoln, No. 1 Nebraska and No. 3 Minnesota, and the Huskers’ five-set victory didn’t so much make a statement about them as perhaps it did the power of the Big Ten. “A classic, final four-type atmosphere, a final four-type […]
Nebraska is this week’s No. 1 team in both the AVCA Division I poll and NCAA RPI. But after that, things change, especially for Kansas. In the AVCA coaches poll, Texas is No. 2, followed by Minnesota, Wisconsin and San Diego. In the RPI, Wisconsin is No. 2, followed by Texas, Minnesota and San Diego. […]
The horror genre is rife with movies set in small towns, from Gatlin, Nebraska, in Children of the Corn to nowhere Central Texas in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. (The midwest is particularly popular, perhaps because the region is a prolific producer of psychos; see: Ed Gein, Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy.) Alas, a...
Southbound lanes of Foxhall Road in Northwest Washington are closed due to a gas main repair
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Financed by a new state tax credit, construction workers in Nebraska work on repairing housing. L ate last month California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Teacher Housing Act of 2016—a bill (as its preamble...Show More Summary
Three thoughts on the coming week: 1. The Top 10 could be headed for more changes with No. 3 Clemson playing No. 12 Florida State, No. 7 Nebraska playing No. 11 Wisconsin and No. 2 Michigan facing a down but traditionally dangerous Michigan State. 2. In another critical game, No. 4 Washington travels...
RICKETTS DONATIONS TO LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES Sen. Joni Albrecht, Omaha — $6,000 Dick Clark, Lincoln — $1,000 Michael J. Cook, Bellevue — $2,500 Karl Elmshaeuser, Ogallala — $5,000 Suzanne Geist, Lincoln … Click to Continue »
This just makes me fighting mad. Evidently calling Barack Obama a communist (which he is) in the Cornhusker State could cost you dearly and it’s all legal. Robert Bennie Jr.,
With little more than two weeks until the election, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is pouring big money into this year's legislative races on top of his contributions to the campaign … Click to Continue »
A billboard, sponsored by the Lincoln Atheists and which read, "The Good Life Without God? It's possible," has been taken down by the advertising company after local residents threatened to boycott businesses in the area.
The Cornhuskers won again to continue their best start since 2001.
The Badgers ended a two-game skid and set up what will likely be another top-10 battle next week in Madison vs. Nebraska.
No. 1 Nebraska made it clear Friday night that the Huskers are really No.1. They swept visiting No. 4 Wisconsin 25-21, 25-22, 25-15 in a dominant performance in which Nebraska never trailed. While No. 3 Minnesota got a scare at Iowa and got away, No. 24 Purdue did not as the Boilermakers were knocked off […]
Wisconsin 17, Iowa 9—Final It was a classic defensive showdown, but the Wisconsin Badgers escaped Iowa with a 17-9 victory. It's a big win for the Badgers and their Big Ten title hopes with Nebraska coming to town next week. It was another...Show More Summary
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The Speers, 36-year-olds Michael and Michelle along with their four young daughters, were killed at their house in Weeping Water.
Submitted by Ben Christopher via Priceonomics.com, Consider the state of Nebraska. What comes to mind? Common associations with the Cornhusker state include: row crops, silos, college football, Warren Buffet, and wholesome, earnest Americana. Now...Show More Summary
I f the winds of political change are starting to blow in Nebraska, the center of the storm is a third-floor office on 24th Street in South Omaha. There, huge maps of eight targeted precincts in Ward 4 line the walls of the Heartland Workers Center (HWC), covered in red dots for all the people organizers have spoken with over the past six months. Show More Summary
LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information about two cases involving the unlawful killing of big game animals in western and north-central Nebraska. One case involves the death of four buck pronghorns. The remains of the animals, minus three of the heads and some of the meat, were found Oct. Show More Summary