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UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life 0

UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life

UNL accepted a large freshman class this year, raising first-year enrollment by 12.3 percent. It’s also raising the bar in different ways on campus. NewsNetNebraska’s Brianna Foster has more on the story.

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together 0

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together

It’s a local shop that’s all about helping the community by taking something old and turning it into something new. NewsNetNebraska reporter Kassi Nelson has the story.

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...

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...

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...

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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...

UNL’s Young Republicans and Young Democrats forge a friendship 0

UNL’s Young Republicans and Young Democrats forge a friendship

U-N-L’s Young Republicans and Young Democrats stay active on campus and generally keep their distance from each other. As NewsNetNebraska reporter Madeline Clauff found, that isn’t the case for everyone.

Kendo, “the way of the sword” 0

Kendo, “the way of the sword”

Story and Photos by Ben Rickaby, NewsNetNebraska Kendo is the Japanese martial art of Fencing that is popular around the world but rarely seen in the U.S. Though kendo isn’t common in the U.S....