Judge urges Norfolk-area NRD board to try resolving sanctions, lawsuit
A legal fight over whether the Norfolk-area natural resources district went too far in punishing one of its board members for discussing a mistreatment complaint she had filed against a fellow board member reached a federal courtroom Friday.
Critics pan planned $450M Nebraska football stadium renovation as academic programs face cuts
University of Nebraska officials have unveiled a plan for a $450 million renovation of its football stadium in Lincoln. That comes as the four-campus NU system faces a $58 million budget shortfall that threatens to cut academic programs.
A Nebraska girl survived pediatric cancer and chemo; her family aims to help find a cure
Leah Olson attended the first Sugarplum Ball months after her cancer diagnosis at 2. 'That meant the world to us. To be a regular kid and make some happy memories while we were going through such a traumatic experience was really amazing,' her mom said.
Omaha’s public housing residents are facing eviction more often – and sometimes over small debts
With a 60% jump in eviction filings since the pandemic days, tenant advocates are questioning if the Omaha Housing Authority is fulfilling its mission to serve the city’s poorest renters. OHA says it’s bound by financial realities and federal regulations.
Mountain lion tagged in northwest Nebraska killed in Minnesota
A Minnesota wildlife official says that a cougar that was struck and killed on an interstate highway in suburban Minneapolis was more than likely the same animal captured on home security video sauntering across a driveway earlier this week.