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Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Gordon/Rushville def. Bennett County, S.D., 25-20, 25-23, 25-9 Sioux County def. Guernsey-Sunrise, Wyo., 25-7, 25-13, 25-6 South Platte def. Hay Springs, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20 Gothenburg Harvest...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 22:31 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aquinas 22, Crofton 14 Arapahoe 28, Cambridge 0 Arcadia-Loup City 41, Amherst 0 Auburn 27, Douglas County West 6 Bennington 42, Omaha Skutt Catholic 7 ...

Omaha Marine recalled as hero who died while helping others

Sep. 17, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha Marine killed last month in Afghanistan was remembered at his funeral Friday as a hero who died while trying to help others. The Rev. Suzanne Howe recalled Bible scripture in describing the actions of Marine Cpl. Daegan Page, who was one of...

Rodgers' return vs. Oklahoma still resonates 50 years later

Sep. 17, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

Fifty years later, fans of all ages still ask Johnny Rodgers about that electrifying play. They want a first-person account of the bobbing, weaving, 72-yard punt return for a touchdown that helped Rodgers and No. 1 Nebraska beat No. 2 Oklahoma 35-31 in Norman on...

Union Pacific CEO sees strong economy coming out of pandemic

Sep. 17, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As Union Pacific’s CEO, Lance Fritz has had to find ways to keep the freight moving during the coronavirus pandemic as the economy nearly ground to a halt and then roared back to life. Now he is working to help clear up a major backlog in imported shipments. ...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Adams Central def. Doniphan-Trumbull, 25-14, 25-19, 25-10 Amherst def. Alma, 25-20, 25-20, 25-27, 25-18 Anselmo-Merna def. Sandhills Valley, 25-16, 23-25, 17-25, 25-14, 15-11 Archbishop Bergan...

One in 538: Map sparks fight over electoral vote in Nebraska

Sep. 16, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) — A new political map proposed by Nebraska Republicans wouldn't just make it harder for Democrats to win one of the state's three House seats — it would make it a little bit harder for Democrats to win the White House. Nebraska is one of only...

Town of Bristol launches high-speed internet service

Sep. 16, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

BRISTOL, N.H. (AP) — After years of planning, the New Hampshire town of Bristol launched its new high-speed internet service Thursday. The Bristol Broadband Now network “opens a lot of doors for our business community, enables opportunities like telehealth for...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 15, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ainsworth def. West Holt, 25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 25-16 Amherst def. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller, 23-25, 25-17, 25-12, 25-17 Archbishop Bergan def. Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur, 25-19, 25-14, 25-15 ...

Creighton University invests $37M in new 400-student dorm

Sep. 14, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University plans to invest $37 million in a new residence hall for freshmen that will be the institution's first new dormitory since 2006. Most of the 400-student dormitory will be divided into four-person suites that will each have two...