Monthly Archive: October 2013

Nebraska residents dig out from October tornado strikes 0

Nebraska residents dig out from October tornado strikes

Shari Heidtbrink inspects the damage to her barn outside of Bennett, Neb., after Thursday night’s severe weather. Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska As torrential rain and winds whipped through Bennett, Neb., Shari...

This Husker tailgate features an unusual item: an Illinois fan 0

This Husker tailgate features an unusual item: an Illinois fan

Story and photos by Veronica Grizzle, NewsNetNebraska Thousands of Husker tailgaters came together for the first brisk morning in Lincoln to prepare for an early Homecoming match up against Illinois. Cozad natives Dave and...

Cyrus parodies VMA performance, government shutdown on SNL 0

Cyrus parodies VMA performance, government shutdown on SNL

After Miley Cyrus’ controversial VMA performance, the singer returned for her second time as the host and musical guest of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Cyrus, who previously hosted in 2011, wasn’t afraid to make fun of herself.

Craft brewers call for Nebraska policy changes 0

Craft brewers call for Nebraska policy changes

By Mary Rezac, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Craft brewers proposed changes to tax and distribution policies at a hearing Friday that they say would help modernize and expand the industry in Nebraska. Proposed by Sen....

Apple harvest begins in Nebraska City 0

Apple harvest begins in Nebraska City

It’s apple harvest time in nebraska. Down the road from Lincoln in Nebraska City NewsNetNebraska reporter Klair Action found the hills filled with thousands of apple trees waiting to be harvested.

The Nebraska Union gets a makeover 0

The Nebraska Union gets a makeover

The Nebraska Union is getting a makeover, one that will update some sections of the union that haven’t been changed much since 1938. NewsNetNebraska’s Kelly Keough explains.

Nebraska farmers start harvests with eyes on weather and moisture 0

Nebraska farmers start harvests with eyes on weather and moisture

The 2013 harvest season has arrived and Nebraska farmers may face weather and soil issues. NewsNetNebraska reporter Madeline Clauff explains.  

A universal flu vaccine is on UNL’s research agenda 0

A universal flu vaccine is on UNL’s research agenda

Another year, another flu season. Flu season is sometimes difficult to predict and now researchers are trying to create a universal vaccine that works against all types of flu types. NewsNetNebraska reporter Chelsea Eaton...

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Deteriorating bridges a growing challenge for Lincoln

How safe are the bridges we travel across in Nebraska? The group Transportation for America is out with the latest information and it may be of  concern for Lincoln and Nebraska travelers. NewsNetNebraska reporter...