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Nebraska offers grad transfer punter/kicker

Nebraska football would like to turn around its fortunes on special teams in 2022, and made an offer to an intriguing player in the transfer portal who could potentially help in both punting and the kicking game. The Huskers offered Furman kicker/punter Timmy Bleekrode, who handled kicking and punting duties...
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Omicron variant now in Nebraska

The first cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed in Nebraska. The Department of Health and Human Services, The Nebraska Public Health Solutions District and Nebraska Public Health Laboratory detected six cases among people in the southeast part of the state.

Health officials ask public to be calm after Omicron variant found in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Health officials are asking the public to remain calm after the first cases of the Omicron variant were detected in southeast Lincoln. “We just don’t want a rampant concern that people are going to think that this is widespread in the community,” Public Health Solutions health director Kim Showalter said. “At this point, it’s not.”

Starting Five: Nebraska Basketball vs. Indiana

Nebraska basketball opens Big Ten play on the road on Saturday with a matchup at Indiana on Saturday morning. The Huskers and Hoosiers tip off from Assembly Hall at 11 a.m CT. Saturday’s game will be broadcast by the Big Ten Network. How to Watch/Listen. Television/Stream: Big Ten Network. Radio:...

Omicron Variant rears ugly head in Nebraska

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Will the Greek alphabet have enough letters to name all the variants we will see during the COVID-19 pandemic? The CDC says genetic lineages of SARS-CoV-2 have been emerging and circulating around the world since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. These variants, or strains,...

IU basketball: Nebraska at Indiana game day essentials

Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-3) at Indiana Hoosiers (6-1) Location: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana. Television: Big Ten Network (Brandon Gaudin and Stephen Bardo) KenPom Projected Score: No. 31 Indiana 77, No. 97 Nebraska 66. Series: Indiana leads 16-7; Last Meeting: IU 84, NEB 76 (Jan. 10, 2021 in Lincoln) Nebraska...

First Omicron cases discovered in southeast Nebraska

"Prescott Hollyday Party" Friday Fast Facts from the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Send us your photos that are making you smile this week and they could appear during Good News Friday. Send photos here: Celebrating the holidays with the Lincoln Children's Zoo. Updated: 20 hours ago. Celebrating the...

Nebraska at a Glance: 12/3

12/3: Sen. Fischer censured, Children’s Hospital lawsuit and Chancellor Green vs. Gov. Ricketts. Two state senators call for UNL chancellor to resign over anti-racism plans. Bayard’s Steve Erdman and Hastings’ Steve Halloran published a letter Nov. 30 in the McCook Gazette calling for the resignation of UNL chancellor Ronnie Green. They said Green misrepresented Gov. Pete Ricketts’ support for UNL’s diversity plan. Erdman said Green and the Board of Regents are responsible for the spread of left-wing propaganda throughout the university. Green unveiled the university’s Journey for Anti-Racism and Racial Equity’s action plan on Nov. 17. The governor said in a news conference Nov. 22 that “UNL is racist” and he has “lost all faith in Ronnie Green.” Green responded on Nov. 29, saying “I do not believe that UNL is racist. Nothing could be further from the truth.” He said that reviewing hiring processes is about getting diverse candidates for a job and then hiring the most qualified person. The governor also said the plan pushes critical race theory, to which Green responded that the theory is not “imposed on this campus, nor will it be.”
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Watch Now: Photography a new angle for retired Kearney math teacher

This summer, Tom Shield's photograph, “Moonlit Lightning,” was named Best in Show at the Nebraska State Fair. It also won three other awards: first in the weather division; division winner (grouped with other categories) and the People’s Choice Award. Picture perfect: Photography a new angle for retired Kearney math teacher.