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NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director
NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director

The Nebraska School Activities Association has named Jennifer Schwartz, currently the Associate Director of the NSAA, as the Interim NSAA Executive Director. 

Scotus opens season with boys basketball win over St. Cecilia

Scotus opens season with boys basketball win over St. Cecilia

Max Wemhoff scored 12 points off the bench to lead Columbus Scotus to a season-opening boys' basketball win over Hastings St. Cecilia on Thursday.

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Last month the state average was $3.49 a gallon, we found $2.99 in south-central Omaha.

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Former Nebraska Interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph allegedly choked an adult woman during an argument at his Lincoln home on Wednesday afternoon, according to court filings.

NE House members split on rail strike vote

NE House members split on rail strike vote

Congressmen Don Bacon and Mike Flood voted in favor of a bill that would impose a compromise labor agreement.

Coleman de-commits from Huskers

Coleman de-commits from Huskers

One of the highest profile in-state recruits in Nebraska history has de-committed from the Huskers.

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) announced the promotion of Captain Jeff Roby to the position of Western Operations Major, as well as the promotion of Captain Jeff Wilcynski to the position of Eastern Operations Major.

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Country music star Morgan Wallen has announced a new tour, and it includes a stop in Nebraska.

Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation

Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation

Mickey Joseph has been arrested on charges of Strangulation and 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.

CCH launches new volunteer program aimed to enhance patient experience

CCH launches new volunteer program aimed to enhance patient experience

The Columbus Community Hospital announced a new patient care ambassador program to help those who come in feel at ease. 

A look at how Tuesday's snowstorm affected Nebraska

A look at how Tuesday's snowstorm affected Nebraska

The snowfall lasted just a short period of time, but Nebraska got a glimpse of what might be down the road later this winter.

Rail strike-fight heading to Congress as major safety deadline nears

Rail strike-fight heading to Congress as major safety deadline nears

Battle over 2-Person crews front and center

911 system restored in Saunders, Platte and Butler Counties

911 system restored in Saunders, Platte and Butler Counties

A significant number of people in east central Nebraska are without access to 911, according to officials.

Closings, cancellations, road conditions and more

Closings, cancellations, road conditions and more

It may not be a blizzard, but late November snow is affecting roadways across much of Nebraska. Get the full picture of closings, cancellations, road conditions and the forecast for the rest of the week.

Rhule officially introduced, preaches hard work, building toughness within program

Rhule officially introduced, preaches hard work, building toughness within program

The Nebraska Football program turned over a new leaf, introducing Matt Rhule as the 31st head coach in program history.

Winter weather advisories issued across Nebraska

Winter weather advisories issued across Nebraska

Of Nebraska's 93 counties, 83 are in a winter weather advisory heading into Tuesday.

Company ups its fight against 'oppressive' child labor accusations

Company ups its fight against 'oppressive' child labor accusations

Next federal court hearing set for December 7 in Lincoln.

Rhule officially named Nebraska's head football coach

Rhule officially named Nebraska's head football coach

Nebraska officially has its new head football coach, naming Matt Rhule to the post Saturday morning.

Newman Grove mayor dies at 47

Newman Grove mayor dies at 47

A northeast Nebraska mayor has died.

Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft

Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft

Nebraska's single season receiving yards record holder will not return to Huskers. 

Huskers survive, pick up first win over Iowa since 2014

Huskers survive, pick up first win over Iowa since 2014

If Friday was his last game at the helm of the Nebraska football program, Mickey Joseph went out in style, delivering the team its first win over Iowa since Bo Pelini's last game in 2014.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in east central Nebraska.

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

72% of Nebraska hospitals not in compliance with federal law, better than national average

A new study shows that fewer than a third of Nebraska's hospitals are in compliance with a federal law that requires patients to be informed of the costs of services before receiving care, but the state is well ahead of the national average.

Teen sentenced in mall killing

Teen sentenced in mall killing

With good time the teen is likely to be eligible for parole when he is in his 50's.

Huskers Fall to Sooners, 69-56

Huskers Fall to Sooners, 69-56

Juwan Gary had a team-high 16 points, but Nebraska shot just 42 percent from the field in a 69-56 loss to Oklahoma in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational Thursday afternoon.

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

NDE releases information about post-COVID school testing

Nebraska government officials were given a clearer picture of the state’s post-COVID educational standing.

NSAA announces finalists for executive director position

NSAA announces finalists for executive director position

The Nebraska School Activities Association Board of Directors has selected four candidates to interview for the NSAA executive director position.

Four Wayne State volleyball players earn Academic All-District honors

Four Wayne State volleyball players earn Academic All-District honors

Four Wayne State College volleyball players were named to the 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team announced Tuesday.

Eppley expecting good sized holiday crowds

Eppley expecting good sized holiday crowds

Some 170 thousand passengers are expected at Eppley this Thanksgiving holiday.

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

The Columbus Police Department will have more officers patrolling the streets for the "Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time" campaign.

Clarkson/Leigh tops Neligh-Oakdale 48-20 to claim D-1 State Title

Clarkson/Leigh tops Neligh-Oakdale 48-20 to claim D-1 State Title

LINCOLN - Clarkson/Leigh has made history.

The Patriots defeated Neligh-Oakdale 48-20 on Monday evening to claim the Class D-1 State Championship.

NSP increasing patrols statewide to keep roads safe Thanksgiving weekend

NSP increasing patrols statewide to keep roads safe Thanksgiving weekend

Law enforcement agencies around Nebraska are in for a busy holiday weekend.

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

On a chilly Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 15-14, spoiling senior day for the Big Red.

New vote totals keep NE Republicans from potentially filibuster-proof majority

New vote totals keep NE Republicans from potentially filibuster-proof majority

Omaha Legislative seat likely goes to Democrat John Fredrickson

Search warrants led to accusations of illegal child labor, company fights back

Search warrants led to accusations of illegal child labor, company fights back

The warrants put federal safety investigations inside offices and slaughterhouses.

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska is looking to move past their 34-3 blowout loss to #3 Michigan this past Saturday and it's on to Wisconsin.

Labor Department: Cleaning company put kids at risk in packing plants

Labor Department: Cleaning company put kids at risk in packing plants

A cleaning company accused of putting kids to work in dangerous graveyard shifts at meatpacking plants, including one in Nebraska,  has been ordered to appear in federal court ten days from now.

New vote totals find key legislative race taking major turn

New vote totals find key legislative race taking major turn

GOP's filibuster-proof majority in jeopardy.

Veterans in Saunders County remembered

Veterans in Saunders County remembered

This Veterans Day News Channel Nebraska is visiting several memorials here in Nebraska.

Heineman to Sasse: Resign now

Heineman to Sasse: Resign now

Sasse says he plans on leaving the Senate in early January

Bacon holding off Vargas, won't talk Trump

Bacon holding off Vargas, won't talk Trump

GOP holds Omaha House seat

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Nebraska travels to Ann Arbor, MI. for what will likely be their toughest test of the season as they take on third-ranked Michigan. 

Election Day voting concerns spur hotline

Election Day voting concerns spur hotline

Call 866-OURVOTE

Huskers fight hard in loss to Gophers

Huskers fight hard in loss to Gophers

Anthony Grant rumbled for 115 yards on 21 carries, but the Nebraska football team could not maintain a 10-0 halftime lead in a 20-13 loss to visiting Minnesota on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Rail union approves deal offering hope of avoiding strike

Rail union approves deal offering hope of avoiding strike

Another one of the 12 railroad unions narrowly approved its deal with the major freight railroads Saturday, offering some hope that the contract dispute might be resolved without a strike even though two other unions rejected their agreements last month.

Howells-Dodge tops Overton in five sets to repeat as state champs

Howells-Dodge tops Overton in five sets to repeat as state champs

LINCOLN - Howells-Dodge is state champs for the second year in a row.

Pierce takes down defending champs in C1 quarters

Pierce takes down defending champs in C1 quarters

The Blue Jays took down Columbus Lakeview 33-23

Sen. Sasse, ‘sole finalist’ in UF presidential search, to lead Florida’s flagship university

Sen. Sasse, ‘sole finalist’ in UF presidential search, to lead Florida’s flagship university

The University of Florida’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously offered Nebraska’s U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse the job as its 13th president.

OWH backs Democrat Blood: Pillen ‘rebuffed us’

OWH backs Democrat Blood: Pillen ‘rebuffed us’

State's largest paper says Pillen "no-show not surprising"

Could this be the last time Americans 'fall back' to end daylight savings time?

Could this be the last time Americans 'fall back' to end daylight savings time?

Clocks may turn back an hour on Nov. 6 for the last time

Pillen's tax ad talks tough, sort of

Pillen's tax ad talks tough, sort of

Pillen ad comes with mixed signals

Poll: Rural NE Sour on Economy

Poll: Rural NE Sour on Economy

Nearly 9 out of 10 see inflation getting worse in the next year.

Nebraska gets EPA go-ahead to expand E30 use in state vehicles

Nebraska gets EPA go-ahead to expand E30 use in state vehicles

The State of Nebraska has gotten the go-ahead from the EPA to expand E-30 use in state vehicles.

OWH: Sasse 'made little headway' in DC

OWH: Sasse 'made little headway' in DC

Paper wants Senator to further explain why he's leaving.

Bacon, Vargas fight gets personal

Bacon, Vargas fight gets personal

Pay checks take center stage

Cross country teams, individuals battle for state berths

Cross country teams, individuals battle for state berths

Spots in the state cross country meet were on the line across the state on Thursday.

Bacon, Vargas up abortion ante

Bacon, Vargas up abortion ante

The two have a pair of televised debates scheduled for later this week.

Bacon backing Walker: It's about the 'policy'

Bacon backing Walker: It's about the 'policy'

Georgia Senate hopeful Herschel Walker involved in a controversy involving abortion.

Public can weigh in on vote fraud, real or fake

Public can weigh in on vote fraud, real or fake

Two more statewide public hearings remain

With Sasse out, is Ricketts in?

With Sasse out, is Ricketts in?

Is Gov. Pete Ricketts first in line to replace Sasse?

Davison leaving Husker athletic department to lead new NIL collective

Davison leaving Husker athletic department to lead new NIL collective

A former Husker standout who has been in the Nebraska athletic department since late 2017 is leaving the program.

Bacon, Vargas debate abortion before the debate

Bacon, Vargas debate abortion before the debate

With abortion considered a key issue this election NCN spoke with Bacon and Vargas to detail their positions.

Leipold happy at No. 19 Kansas despite links to Nebraska, Wisconsin

Leipold happy at No. 19 Kansas despite links to Nebraska, Wisconsin

The football fans at Kansas mostly found it flattering when Nebraska fired Scott Frost and rumors began that the Huskers would be interested in hiring Lance Leipold. The feeling was slightly different for KU fans when Paul Chryst was fired from Wisconsin.

Special deer hunts at state parks and state recreation area

Special deer hunts at state parks and state recreation area

Hunters will have a chance to pursue deer at three state park areas along the lower Platte River this fall and winter.

Rent aid program covering the bulk of Nebraska hits a snag as it sunsets

Rent aid program covering the bulk of Nebraska hits a snag as it sunsets

Housing groups push state to accept additional federal funds, but Gov. Ricketts still resists