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Class C and D state track champions crowned
Class C and D state track champions crowned

OMAHA, Neb. — The McCool Junction boys and Niobrara/Verdigre girls were crowned state track team champions for the first time in history on Saturday.

Kearney and Norris take boys track titles, Westside and Waverly win girls gold

Kearney and Norris take boys track titles, Westside and Waverly win girls gold

OMAHA, Neb. — The Norris boys and Westside girls each won their respective state track team title for the first time in school history.

State Treasurer Briese encourages Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' college savings plans

State Treasurer Briese encourages Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' college savings plans

The Nebraska State Treasurer's Office is encouraging Nebraskans to consider 'NEST 529' savings plans to help you pay for post-secondary education.

Canadian wildfires send smoke into NE, could continue into summer

Canadian wildfires send smoke into NE, could continue into summer

Nebraskans may have noticed a hazy Monday and Tuesday due to smoke from wildfires in Canada.

The Nebraska GOP is rejecting all Republican congressional incumbents in Tuesday’s primary election

The Nebraska GOP is rejecting all Republican congressional incumbents in Tuesday’s primary election

In one of the most closely watched congressional races this year, U.S. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska is looking to defeat a fellow Republican in Tuesday’s primary election in his quest for reelection.

What you need to know about voting in Nebraska's primary election

What you need to know about voting in Nebraska's primary election

Secretary of State Bob Evnen has important reminders for voters ahead of the May 14 primary election.

Northern Lights shine throughout Nebraska on Friday night, chance on Saturday

Northern Lights shine throughout Nebraska on Friday night, chance on Saturday

Nebraskans were greeted with a spectacular show on Friday as a solar storm had the Norther Lights out Friday night.

Nebraska Legislature gutted funding from key child care bills before passage

Nebraska Legislature gutted funding from key child care bills before passage

Before they adjourned last month, state lawmakers passed two of their biggest proposals to address the lack of affordable child care in Nebraska.

Nebraska Supreme Court affirms murder conviction and life sentence for Bailey Boswell

Nebraska Supreme Court affirms murder conviction and life sentence for Bailey Boswell

The woman accused of killing and dismembering Sydney Loofe will spend the rest of her life in prison.

Glitches, delays cause headaches for seniors applying for financial aid

Glitches, delays cause headaches for seniors applying for financial aid

Students across the country are preparing for graduation, but glitches and delays in financial aid have some seniors wondering where they're even going to college.

Forgetting your ID to vote in Tuesday's Primaries could cause delays in official results

Forgetting your ID to vote in Tuesday's Primaries could cause delays in official results

A valid ID is required to vote in Tuesday's election. If you forget yours, you can still vote, but election officials warn it could delay official results. 

Spokesperson: Former Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry to face new indictment

Spokesperson: Former Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry to face new indictment

Former Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry’s spokesperson said they’re anticipating a new indictment on the same charges of making false statements to the FBI to drop Thursday.

39 libraries awarded over $37,000 in grants

39 libraries awarded over $37,000 in grants

The Nebraska Library Commission has unveiled the recipients of the Youth Grants for Excellence, awarded to libraries throughout Nebraska.

MAY 11 (10:50 AM CT) - News Channel Nebraska to televise Gothenburg's Nebraska Championship Meet

MAY 11 (10:50 AM CT) - News Channel Nebraska to televise Gothenburg's Nebraska Championship Meet

GOTHENBURG, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be showcasing the state's most talented up and coming track stars on live TV. NCN will be televising the Nebraska Championship Meet live from Gothenburg on Saturday, May 11. The Nebraska Championship Mee

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm safety tips, Nebraskans prepare for tornado season

Storm season for the midwest has just begun. The state of Nebraska prepares for the upcoming 'tornado season'.

Columbus tops Fremont 2-0

Columbus tops Fremont 2-0

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Columbus snapped its three game losing streak with a quality win Thursday night.

Columbus girls top Bennington 2-0

Columbus girls top Bennington 2-0

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Two long-range goals gave the Columbus girls their third win of the season.

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

For the first time since 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have made the NCAA Tournament.

News Channel Nebraska extends TV partnership with Supernovas, televising two matches this week

News Channel Nebraska extends TV partnership with Supernovas, televising two matches this week

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be televising a majority of the Omaha Supernovas' remaining home games to round out the Pro Volleyball Federation's inaugural season.

Lawmaker suggests breaking up Nebraska DHHS into three distinct departments

Lawmaker suggests breaking up Nebraska DHHS into three distinct departments

After years of repeated issues in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, a lawmaker said Thursday that structural change could improve the state agency.

Lincoln Christian defeats North Bend to advance to C1 semis

Lincoln Christian defeats North Bend to advance to C1 semis

LINCOLN, Neb. — Lincoln Christian is on to the C1 semifinals. The Crusaders defeated North Bend Central 51-39 on Thursday morning.

Crofton survives upset bid in C2 quarters

Crofton survives upset bid in C2 quarters

The Warriors outlasted Clarkson/Leigh 38-32

Bishop Neumann dominates to return to semi-finals

Bishop Neumann dominates to return to semi-finals

The Cavaliers took down Cross County 61-40

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

Rep. Flood announces law enforcement recruiting effort: 'Nebraska Backs the Blue'

LINCOLN, NEB. — A state congressman is touting Nebraska as the best place in the country for law enforcement officers to live, and he's putting together a recruitment plan in the hopes of filling the state's current shortage. 

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Two years after being removed from the team, a former Husker women's basketball player has filed a lawsuit against the University of Nebraska. 

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

Supernovas fall to Thrill in five sets

The Omaha Supernovas fall to 1-2 on the year after a five set loss to the Vegas Thrill.

FEB 7 - Omaha Supernovas vs Vegas Thrill (NCN TV)

FEB 7 - Omaha Supernovas vs Vegas Thrill (NCN TV)

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the Omaha Supernovas match against the Vegas Thrill starting at 7 p.m. CT. The match will also be streamed online.

Rosters announced for 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl

Rosters announced for 66th Nebraska Shrine Bowl

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ninety Nebraska seniors will get to play one more high school football game this summer.

The Nebraska Shrine Bowl announced the North and South team rosters on Sunday. The 66th annual game will be played in Kearney on Saturday, June 1.

North Bend Central guts out tough conference title win over West Point-Beemer

North Bend Central guts out tough conference title win over West Point-Beemer

Down their top scorer, the Tigers erased a late seven-point lead to beat the Cadets 50-48

Supernovas sweep past San Diego, pick up first win

Supernovas sweep past San Diego, pick up first win

The Omaha Supernovas picked up their first win of the season on Saturday night. 

FEB 3 - Omaha Supernovas vs San Diego Mojo (NCN TV)

FEB 3 - Omaha Supernovas vs San Diego Mojo (NCN TV)

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the Omaha Supernovas match against the San Diego Mojo starting at 5:50 p.m. CT.

NCN to Provide Statewide Coverage of Supernovas Matches Versus San Diego Mojo and Vegas Thrill

NCN to Provide Statewide Coverage of Supernovas Matches Versus San Diego Mojo and Vegas Thrill

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska will be televising the next two Omaha Supernova home matches.

Flood files for re-election to the U.S. House

Flood files for re-election to the U.S. House

Republican candidate gives keynote address at housing summit

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut

Shelton Collier - On Omaha Supernovas Debut

TOP PLAYS - Atlanta Vibe vs Omaha Supernovas - 01/24/24

TOP PLAYS - Atlanta Vibe vs Omaha Supernovas - 01/24/24

The Omaha Supernovas took on the Atlanta Vibe in a historic night in downtown Omaha. 

News Channel Nebraska to Provide Statewide TV Coverage of First Pro Volleyball Federation Match: John Baylor and Nancy Metcalf to lead broadcast

News Channel Nebraska to Provide Statewide TV Coverage of First Pro Volleyball Federation Match: John Baylor and Nancy Metcalf to lead broadcast

OMAHA, Neb. — News Channel Nebraska is televising the first ever Professional Volleyball Federation match which will feature the Omaha Supernovas taking on the Atlanta Vibe.

Over 350 weather-related incidents were responded to by NSP

Over 350 weather-related incidents were responded to by NSP

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol responded to over 350 weather-related incidents during this week’s winter storm.

O'Neill completes furious comeback to beat Boone Central

O'Neill completes furious comeback to beat Boone Central

The Eagles erased an 18-point deficit to shock the Cardinals 51-49

Clutch shooting lifts O'Neill to home victory

Clutch shooting lifts O'Neill to home victory

The Eagles held off Boone Central 58-51

No shortage of critics for Pillen's suggested sales tax hike

No shortage of critics for Pillen's suggested sales tax hike

Open Sky, a progressive think tank says, “Low-income families pay sales tax on nearly everything they buy, while high-income families spend less of their income on goods and services that are subject to sales tax.”

Scotus boys defeat Lakeview for fourth straight Columbus Holiday Tournament Championship

Scotus boys defeat Lakeview for fourth straight Columbus Holiday Tournament Championship

For the seventh time in eight seasons, the Scotus Shamrocks are again on top of the Columbus Holiday Tournament after defeating Lakeview 49-34.

Scotus girls beat Lakeview for back to back Columbus Holiday Tournament titles

Scotus girls beat Lakeview for back to back Columbus Holiday Tournament titles

COLUMBUS - The Shamrocks received a belated Christmas gift after taking down the Columbus Lakeview Vikings in the 42nd Annual Columbus Holiday Tournament.

Lincoln Northeast girls hold off Columbus 44-36

Lincoln Northeast girls hold off Columbus 44-36

COLUMBUS, Neb. — The Northeast girls were able to pull away from Columbus late to earn their fourth win of the season.
The Rockets took a one point lead into the final period and outscored the Dicoverers 11-4 to ultimately win 44-36.

Lincoln Northeast downs Columbus 57-44

Lincoln Northeast downs Columbus 57-44

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Lincoln Northeast's big first half led to a victory on Friday night.

The Rockets took an 18-point lead into halftime and withstood a late rally to down Columbus 57-44.

Facebook, Google data centers among latest developments transforming Nebraska farmland

Facebook, Google data centers among latest developments transforming Nebraska farmland

Facebook and Google have been buying up a whole lot of really expensive Nebraska farmland to build data centers. Why are the tech giants buying it here, and how is it changing the suburbs?

1890 Initiative looking to raise $500,000 for Husker Athletics in one week

1890 Initiative looking to raise $500,000 for Husker Athletics in one week

LINCOLN, Neb. — A local NIL initiative feels there's no better time than now to leverage the passion of Husker Nation to take the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's athletic programs to the next level.

1890 Initiative Kicks Off 'Countdown to Signing Day' NIL Fundraiser for Nebraska Student-Athletes

1890 Initiative Kicks Off 'Countdown to Signing Day' NIL Fundraiser for Nebraska Student-Athletes

The 1890 Initiative announces the commencement of "1890's Countdown to Signing Day," a weeklong contribution drive to support NIL in Nebraska.

Lincoln Northeast claims Class A UNIFIED Bowling State Title

Lincoln Northeast claims Class A UNIFIED Bowling State Title

LINCOLN, Neb. — Lincoln Northeast won its first UNIFIED bowling title in program history on Monday.

The Rockets defeated defending champs Columbus 3-1.

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s longtime sidekick at Berkshire Hathaway, dies at 99

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s longtime sidekick at Berkshire Hathaway, dies at 99

Charlie Munger, who helped Warren Buffett build Berkshire Hathaway into an investment powerhouse, has died at a California hospital. He was 99.

Medicare enrollment window is open - which plan is right for you?

Medicare enrollment window is open - which plan is right for you?

An expert gives more details on what to know during the enrollment period for Medicare

Statewide abortion battle officially underway, petitions to hit streets soon

Statewide abortion battle officially underway, petitions to hit streets soon

Petitioners need 123,000 valid signatures by July 3rd in order to place the issue, an amendment to the Nebraska Constitution, on next November’s ballot.

Nebraska 13-year-old earns a perfect score on the ACT

Nebraska 13-year-old earns a perfect score on the ACT

Brainard 13-year-old gets a perfect score on the ACT.

New state lawmaker takes oath, questions how NE values ag land

New state lawmaker takes oath, questions how NE values ag land

Meyer takes over for former State Sen. Tom Briese, the new State Treasurer.

Abortion rights petition drive ready to push for 'fetal viability'

Abortion rights petition drive ready to push for 'fetal viability'

Nebraska’s 12-week abortion ban would be moved to roughly 24 weeks if one abortion rights group gets its way.

Surge of book removal requests turning Nebraska libraries into cultural battlegrounds

Surge of book removal requests turning Nebraska libraries into cultural battlegrounds

School and public libraries in Nebraska are seeing a flood of book challenges.

‘Kids are gonna get hurt’: Foster care system breaking state law as Omaha workers carry massive caseloads

‘Kids are gonna get hurt’: Foster care system breaking state law as Omaha workers carry massive caseloads

The state took over Omaha-area child welfare case management more than a year ago after a failed privatization attempt. Caseworker compliance has not recovered, turnover has increased and the number of kids exiting foster care has dipped.

Huskers improve to 2-0 behind big nights from Mast, Williams

Huskers improve to 2-0 behind big nights from Mast, Williams

Husker basketball improves to 2-0 after an 81-54 drubbing of Florida A/M. 

Pre-Thanksgiving rural poll finds polite talk lacking

Pre-Thanksgiving rural poll finds polite talk lacking

The 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll finds 65 percent convinced that the civility problem is somewhat or very serious. Five percent say it’s not a serious problem.

Nebraskans will turn back their clocks Nov. 5

Nebraskans will turn back their clocks Nov. 5

State senator advocates for permanent Daylight Savings Time

Crete downs Adams Central to claim Central Conference Tournament title, Lakeview takes 3rd

Crete downs Adams Central to claim Central Conference Tournament title, Lakeview takes 3rd

SEWARD, Neb. — Crete played spoiler at the Central Conference Tournament on Saturday.

Poll finds rural Nebraskans worried about '24 economy

Poll finds rural Nebraskans worried about '24 economy

But the poll, taken before war broke out in the Middle East, has some good news in it as well.

Senate hopeful asks for interview do-over: 'I don't want to lie'

Senate hopeful asks for interview do-over: 'I don't want to lie'

Independent Dan Osborn supports the legalization of marijuana.
NCN asked if he ever used it.

Vikings power their way through the Eagles, Helms puts up 15 kills on senior night

Vikings power their way through the Eagles, Helms puts up 15 kills on senior night

Senior Taylor Helms led the way for the Vikings as they celebrated senior night with a sweep of Lutheran High Northeast.

Studies: Doctors oppose relocating to abortion restricted states

Studies: Doctors oppose relocating to abortion restricted states

Douglas County Commissioner Maureen Boyle: “Physicians, when they're finishing their training, they're basically crossing off the list any job in a state that has these backwards laws.”

Osborn: Washington is broken, Fischer's time is up

Osborn: Washington is broken, Fischer's time is up

In addition, more than once Osborn added he’s running as an Independent.