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Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Subscribers onlyCouple restore old structures in Beatrice, helping to turn town into bustling business hub

"I wanted to give back to the community and do some fun stuff," Todd Hydo said of his hobby of restoring old buildings. But his real goal is to bring to his hometown some of the historic amenities and unique businesses — as well as visitors — that he's seen in trips to Eureka Springs, Arkansas; the French Quarter in New Orleans; and the Old Market in Omaha. Read more

Four-star recruit Dre Davis decommits from Nebraska basketball

D'Andre Davis, a 4-star shooting forward from Indianapolis, has decommitted from Nebraska basketball. Read more

Best of the weekend: Downtown's forgotten park; Hank Bounds' $250,000-a-year consulting deal with NU — and 5 other can't-miss stories

Here is a roundup of some of our best work from the last several days that's worth checking out. Read more


Science was Huskers’ path to Nobel Prize

The awards for Physiology or Medicine and Chemistry have been awarded to UNL alums three times in 42 years. Read more

No. 5 Husker volleyball sweeps Michigan and holds Big Ten's top-hitting club to .019

Nebraska’s defense helped hand Michigan its first conference loss Sunday afternoon. The fifth-ranked Huskers recorded 11 blocks and limited UM, which entered the match hitting a conference-best .302, to .019 hitting in a 25-21, 25-22, 25-14 win. Read more

Subscribers only'Keep it going or pack it up': Scott Frost delivers frank message to Huskers after Minnesota loss

Scott Frost had one hand in his pocket, and the other one was carrying a playsheet. And nothing was fine for the Nebraska football coach. Read more

Man is seriously injured after falling out of the back of a moving pickup in southeast Omaha

A man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when he fell out of the back of a moving pickup truck … Read more

Subscribers onlyThe Wild West or a regulated market? The realities of potential college athlete compensation

There's a debate gaining steam after California passed a law last week opening the door for college athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness. Read more

Omaha man critically injured after being ejected in two-vehicle crash

Paul J. Lee was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with internal injuries considered to be life-threatening, according to an Omaha police spokesman. Read more

32-year-old woman dies after being found unresponsive at Douglas County Jail

Jessica Wolfe was booked into the jail on Aug. 12 on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine. She was awaiting trial.  Read more

Another Christo headed to Nebraska, this time it's Elkhorn's Drew Christo — and for baseball

Like his father, Elkhorn junior Drew Christo is headed to Nebraska. But unlike his dad Monte, a quarterback for the Huskers, the younger Christo will play baseball. Read more

Today's forecast

Clear. Lows overnight in the low 30s.


59° 33°

Clear. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:NNE at 5 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:32:54 AM
Sunset:06:46:34 PM


Subscribers onlyHuskers 'knocked out of position' as physical Gophers pound Nebraska with ground game

The blank faces said it all. By the time Nebraska defenders trudged off the cold and misty field at TCF Bank Stadium, they had already processed much of the carnage. A 20-point third quarter that blew the doors off a West division showdown. Read more


Sarpy County data centers have $522 million impact statewide, UNL report shows

The report, conducted by UNL's Bureau of Business Research, found that operation of the county's largest data centers has an annual statewide economic impact of $522 million, with an employment impact of nearly 1,900 direct and indirect jobs. Read more

Living / Entertainment

Subscribers onlyPumpkin spice toilet paper? Yes, and deodorant too

Pumpkin spice isn't only in your latte. It's in, well, everything. So why not immerse yourself for a day? We'll show you how. Read more


Editorial: EPA announcement helps, but much uncertainty remains for ethanol sector

Ethanol is the third-largest component in Nebraska's agricultural economy, behind corn and cattle, according to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln analysis.  Read more

Live Well Nebraska

Council Bluffs mom hits the gym, which she can see from her work, over every lunch hour

Jenncq Dellacqua, who works at Union Pacific’s dispatching center, works out at the nearby Anytime Fitness in downtown Omaha. She’s there for her exercise routine every day over the lunch hour. Read more


Grandma may suggest spanking, but try disciplining a different way

If no spanking, how does a parent discipline a toddler? Read more

Good News

Local business helps Omaha woman celebrate 100th birthday

Dorothy Ciniosky was also surrounded by family members, some biological and others picked up along the way to her 100th year, including employees of Omaha’s Thermal Services. Read more

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