GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Desmond Ridder threw two touchdown passes and No. 4 Cincinnati, aiming to maintain its position among the top four in the College Football Playoff rankings, completed a perfect regular season by beating East Carolina 35-13 on Friday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa once again did what Nebraska has been unable to do all season, and that's why the Hawkeyes own at least a share of a Big Ten West title and the Cornhuskers head into winter off their worst year since 1957.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Forget sledding. Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln could be required to log into an online class or watch a recorded lecture from home when bad weather strikes.
HUMBOLDT, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Agency is investigating after a fatal fire on Thanksgiving morning in rural eastern Nebraska.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the fire was reported just after 4:30 a.m.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska State Patrol trooper has shot a man in a struggle over a gun outside a Lincoln apartment, authorities say.
The man was rushed Wednesday afternoon to a hospital, but his condition wasn't immediately known.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is looking for a happy ending to a disappointing season. And nothing would make the Cornhuskers happier than beating No. 17 Iowa on Friday to end a six-game losing streak in the border battle.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A hiker found the remains of the fourth and final person who died during flooding and mudslides in an area of northern Colorado that was burned by a massive wildfire, authorities said.
A day after Kellogg's threatened to start permanently replacing its striking workers, the company and its union agreed to return to the bargaining table.
Contract talks are set to resume next Tuesday between the Battle Creek, Michigan-based company and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The number of criminal cases that have been dismissed because of the theft of $1.2 million worth of drugs from the Nebraska State Patrol evidence room has grown to nearly 100.
No. 17 Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 16 CFP) at Nebraska (3-8, 1-7), Friday at 1:30 p.m. EST (Big Ten Network).
Line: Iowa by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Milton Andrew Munson's obituary recalled his life as an Air Force veteran, a pharmacist, husband and father, and as a Nebraska football fan. That was evident in one line in the obit: “In lieu of flowers, please place an irresponsibly large wager on Nebraska beating Iowa.”
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bryce McGowens hit five free throws in the final 70 seconds as Nebraska held on to post a 79-73 win over Tennessee State on Tuesday night.
Dedric Boyd hit a 3-pointer with 1:15 left to pull the Tigers within five, 72-67, and the Tigers twice cut the deficit to five points again in the final minute, but the Cornhuskers hit five of six from the line to seal the victory.
CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A coroner on Tuesday identified three people killed in a northwest Nebraska plane crash, which was the second small plane crash in the Nebraska Panhandle in a month.
Coroner and Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug named the victims as Scottsbluff resident Dr.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has owned the series against Nebraska in the 10 years since the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten, and recruits the Hawkeyes pulled out of the state immediately to their west have played major roles in the run.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to as long as 60 years in prison for manslaughter for a fatal shooting in a Lincoln alley.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Nebraska increased last week to their highest levels since January.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts railed Monday against the chancellor of the University of Nebraska's flagship campus in Lincoln, saying he was misled about a plan designed to address racial disparities on campus, even as the university system's president tried to de-escalate the situation.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers' season finale against Iowa because of a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday.
Frost said redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten).
CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Three people died Sunday in a plane crash in northwest Nebraska.
The pilot and two passengers were found dead after the plane went down near Chadron, Nebraska, the Star-Herald reported.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parent company of First National Bank of Omaha is acquiring Wyoming-based Western States Bank.
Terms of the deal announced Monday weren't released, but the companies said Western States has $542 million in total assets and runs 10 branches in northeastern Colorado, western Nebraska and southeastern Wyoming.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 49-year-old man from Omaha, Nebraska, is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck while crossing a road on the Truman Sports Complex property in Kansas City, Missouri, during a Chiefs game.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Kellogg Co. will reopen contract talks this week with its 1,400 cereal plant workers who have been on strike since Oct. 5.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said negotiations are scheduled to resume Monday with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that represents those workers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bryce McGowens scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, leading four players into double-figure scoring as Nebraska defeated Southern 82-59 on Sunday.
McGowens, a 6-foot-7 freshman, was a perfect 10 of 10 at the free-throw line as he collected his first double-double for the Huskers (3-2).
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A petition drive is underway to change the Nebraska constitution and eliminate the state Board of Education.
The proposal would shift oversight of the Education Department into the governor's office and eliminate the elected board, but backers would have to gather roughly 125,000 signatures by next July to put the question on next November's ballot.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Braelon Allen continued a tradition of Wisconsin running backs steamrolling Nebraska defenses.
Allen rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns – including a tiebreaking 53-yarder with 3:50 remaining – to help No.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Derrick Walker scored 14 points making all five of his shots and Nebraska beat Idaho State 78-60 on Friday night.
Alonzo Verge Jr., and Keisei Tominaga — off the bench — each scored 11 for Nebraska.
SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — An Omaha, Nebraska, soybean processor has proposed a nearly $72 million expansion of its soybean-crushing plant south of Sioux City and is seeking nearly $1.5 million in state and local money to help finance the added capacity.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate fell to a mere 1.9% last month, which was the lowest any state has reached since data collection began in 1976, according to labor statistics released Friday.
Nebraska (3-7, 1-6 Big Ten) at No. 19 Wisconsin (7-3, 5-2, No. 15 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC).
Line: Wisconsin by 7 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The deaths of a married couple near Council Bluffs were the result of a murder-suicide, authorities said.
Pottawatomie County sheriff's officials were called Nov. 7 to investigate a domestic disturbance at a home east of Council Bluffs.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who leads the Legislature's Education Committee unveiled a new proposal Thursday intended to provide more sustainable and predictable funding for K-12 public schools while lowering property taxes.
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa man was killed in a crash north of Fremont, the Nebraska State Patrol reported.
The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 77 when a van rear-ended a semitrailer near the intersection of the highway and a county road, according to the patrol.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s top-ranked defense faces the challenge of preparing for the unknown as it gets ready to face a Nebraska team that just overhauled its offensive coaching staff.
Saturday’s matchup at Camp Randall Stadium will be Nebraska’s first game since Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost fired four offensive assistants, including coordinator Matt Lubick.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Leaders of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced a plan Wednesday to boost inclusion and fight racism.
KEARNEY, Neb (AP) — Bill McMullen, the current chairman and nearly three-decade member of the Buffalo County Board, has died following recent heart problems. He was 64.
McMullen died Friday at the Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln, according to O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home of Kearney.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Ryan Nembhard scored 22 points, Ryan Hawkins had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Creighton defeated Nebraska 77-69 on Tuesday night.
Alex O'Connell had 13 points and nine rebounds and Ryan Kalkbrenner had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Bluejays.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A fire that has burned about 2,560 acres in northwest Nebraska was about 40% contained, officials said Tuesday.
The fire in the Buffalo Creek Wildlife Management Area in Scotts Bluff and Banner counties began Sunday and efforts to contain it are expected to last through the week, The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency said.
TAYLOR, Neb. (AP) — Investigators with the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office say a propane leak caused an explosion last month that leveled a vacant building in the small north-central Nebraska town of Taylor.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company made two new investments during the third quarter while trimming its holdings in several drugmakers and financial firms.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton associate athletic director Adrian Dowell will move across town to take the athletic director's job at Omaha.
The university announced Monday that Dowell will fill the vacancy created in July when Trev Alberts was named athletic director at Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials including Gov. Pete Ricketts put out a call Monday for people to adopt foster children, as the numbers have declined during the pandemic.
State officials said there have been 304 adoptions so far this year and 360 in 2020.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Marine from Nebraska who was killed in Afghanistan in a suicide bombing earlier this year was honored during the Omaha Lancers’ Military Appreciation Night.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When he seeks office again in 2022, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska will essentially face two opponents: a progressive Democrat with a lot of support in the state’s second-largest city, and a federal prosecutor in California who has accused him of lying to the FBI.
LEWISTON, Neb. (AP) — A second-grade teacher from southeastern Nebraska was killed this weekend in a hunting accident, Pawnee County authorities said.
Kade Reiman, 23, who taught at Bennet Elementary in the Palmyra-Bennet School District, was accidently shot while hunting with another person Saturday morning southwest of Lewiston, according to the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license and follow a litany of other rules.
The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday.