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85-year-old Holdrege man dies of injuries from early July accident

An 85-year-old Holdrege man has died of injuries sustained in a July 10th traffic accident. The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office reports John Stevenson died at a Lincoln hospital. On the 10th, Stevenson was traveling west on Nebraska 2 when he drove onto the off ramp at the Nebraska 50 interchange near Syracuse. Stevenson drove into […]

Ott looks for big finish at Iowa

Giltner native Drew Ott hopes to lead the Iowa Hawkeyes back to prominence this season. The second team All-Big Ten defensive end made headlines at Big Ten Media Day by eating a raw egg and says after a long off-season he is ready to hit the practice field. Iowa finished 7-6 last season and the […]

Gov. Ricketts hosting town hall meetings across Nebraska

Gov. Pete Ricketts is back on the road, holding a series of town hall meetings throughout Nebraska. The governor recently traveled to northeast Nebraska for town halls in Wayne and Laurel. Tomorrow (Friday), the governor will host meetings in Nebraska City and Falls City in southeast Nebraska. During his stop in Laurel, Ricketts said he […]

Nebraska Chapter – Safari International on lion hunt in Zimbabwe

People from around the world are voicing outrage at the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe by a man from Minnesota who paid more than $50-thousand for a big game hunt. The lion killed was apparently lured out of a protected national park into an area where he was killed by a bow and arrow […]

Collins and Pierson-El tabbed by B1G

Nebraska junior defensive tackle Maliek Collins and sophomore receiver/punt returner De’Mornay Pierson-El are among 11 Big Ten players named to the conference’s preseason Players to Watch list. Nebraska was one of four schools with two players on the list, including Wisconsin in the West Division and Ohio State and Michigan State in the East Division. […]