Monthly Archive: October 2013

On ice: A UNL student battles adversity on and off hockey rink 0

On ice: A UNL student battles adversity on and off hockey rink

UNL junior Zach Miller has played club ice hockey since he was a kid. During the off season Miller received some difficult news. He had leukemia. The news turned Miller’s hockey teammates into an...

Wayne, Neb., tornado recovery continues 0

Wayne, Neb., tornado recovery continues

Story by: Kassi Nelson, Megan Conway, Meghin Williams, T.J. Henning, NewsNetNebraska. Clean up continues in Wayne, Neb., after an EF4 tornado struck the city za week ago causing extensive damage. According to the Nebraska...

ReTree Nebraska goal to plant a million trees 0

ReTree Nebraska goal to plant a million trees

Fall is a great time to plant trees. In order to reach their goal of planting one million trees by 2017, ReTree Nebraska has been making an impact by planting trees in communities statewide....

UNL student walks the high wire with stand-up comedy 0

UNL student walks the high wire with stand-up comedy

Being a stand-up comedian is not easy. Putting yourself out there and getting audiences to laugh may come with a trunk full of criticism. But it’s a high wire one UNL student walks time...

Pius X High School stabbing suspect arrested in Kansas 0

Pius X High School stabbing suspect arrested in Kansas

Kansas authorities have found a Lincoln Pius X High School student who is the suspect in a stabbing attack on a classmate at the school on Monday. Lincoln Police say Sarah Piccolo was arrested...

Best buds and breakfast burritos 0

Best buds and breakfast burritos

Story and photos by Brian Frey, NewsNetNebraska Brad Smith and Joe Garcia have known each other since Smith bought his green cooler. Judging by its wear and countless number of stickers, that means they’ve...

Once a Husker player, always a dedicated fan 0

Once a Husker player, always a dedicated fan

Story and photos by Kelsey Haugen, NewsNetNebraska For Randy Borg and his family, Husker tailgating is a big deal. The Borgs never miss a game – not for brutal temperatures, rain or snow. Their...

Husker tailgater has been “diehard” fan for past decade 0

Husker tailgater has been “diehard” fan for past decade

Story and Photos by Cristina Woodworth, NewsNetNebraska Crisp fall weekends mean only one thing for Valerie Schultz: Husker football. “I’m a diehard through and through,” said the petite, brown-haired Omaha native. “I wouldn’t miss...

Former school bus becomes tailgate headquarters 0

Former school bus becomes tailgate headquarters

Story and photos by Casey Sill, NewsNetNebraska If you would have driven through the county roads around Broken Bow, Neb. in the late 1990s, you might have run across a broken-down bus. It wasn’t...