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Mathis, Thompson Ranked Among Nation's Top Newcomers

Aug 11, 2022 / NU Athletics

Nebraska's Ochaun Mathis and Casey Thompson were each ranked among the top 15 newcomers for the 2022 college football season by ESPN this week. Mat...
MCC, under Coach Hayley Kobza will host 21 college volleyball teams at tournament matches before Sept. 4

MCC Volleyball hosting two home tourneys before Labor Day

Aug 11, 2022 / MCC Athletics/Brent Cobb

Two-time defending national champs coming to McCook McCook Community College’s Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center will be busy to start t...
Colorado Rockies

Pujols, Arenado homer as Cardinals beat Rockies 9-5

Aug 11, 2022 / Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Albert Pujols and Nolan Arenado homered and combined for seven hits and left-hander Jose Quintana made his second strong start ...
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Whipple Discusses Importance of Quarterback Leadership

Aug 10, 2022 / NU Athletics

Nebraska offensive coordinator Mark Whipple met with members of the media following day 12 of fall camp Wednesday. Whipple addressed the energy str...
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Rebuilt boardwalk at Indian Cave State Park now open

Aug 10, 2022 / Nebraska Game and Parks Commission/Jerry Kane

Indian Cave State Park’s iconic cave, home to prehistoric Native American petroglyphs, is accessible to the public again now that constructio...
Colorado Rockies

McMahon, Grichuk tee off, Rockies end Cards' win streak at 7

Aug 10, 2022 / Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer for the longest drive by a Colorado player at Coors Field, Randal Grichuk went 5 for 5 and th...
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As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

Aug 10, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — There are legions of fans of Spider-Man, who this month marks 60 years in the vast, imaginative world of comic books, movies ...
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US inflation slips from 40-year peak but remains high 8.5%

Aug 10, 2022 / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Falling gas prices gave Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though the surge in overall pr...
Audio: Modular Classroom Delivered To St. Libory

Audio: Modular Classroom Delivered To St. Libory

Aug 10, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

At Northwest schools a long awaited modular unit arrived yesterday at St Libory elementary. KRGI's Tyson Havranek has the story.  
Man Who Made Dorothy Lynch a Nebraska Staple Passes

Man Who Made Dorothy Lynch a Nebraska Staple Passes

Aug 10, 2022 / Dorothy Lynch/Facebook Post

(Columbus, NE) - Tuesday night the official "Dorothy  Lynch" Facebook page informed fans of the dressing that the man who bought the original ...
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Boat launch improvements underway at Enders Reservoir SRA

Aug 9, 2022 / Nebraska Game and Parks Commission/Jerry Kane

Boating access improvements at Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area in southwest Nebraska have begun and are expected to last through the fall. P...
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ESPN out of Big Ten TV rights negotiations

Aug 9, 2022 / Associated Press

The Big Ten's next television contracts will not include a deal with ESPN. Two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that...
Denver Broncos

Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OKed by NFL owners

Aug 9, 2022 / Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law has ...
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Fort Robinson, Chadron State Park revise schedules

Aug 9, 2022 / Nebraska Game and Parks Commission/Jerry Kane

Fort Robinson State Park and Chadron State Park in northwest Nebraska have revised their schedules for some services as visitors and employees retu...
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Closures planned during park upgrades in north-central Nebraska, Panhandle

Aug 9, 2022 / Nebraska Game and Parks Commission/Jerry Kane

Access to certain areas of parks in north-central Nebraska and the Panhandle will be temporarily closed to make way for improvements. Mike Morava,...
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Viking Field Project Update, Northwest Moves First Two Home Games

Aug 9, 2022 / Press Release

At this time, the Viking Field Project will not be completed by the date of the Northwest Vikings first  regularly scheduled home Varsity game...
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Search Warrant Leads To Drug Arrest

Aug 9, 2022 / Press Release

Officers with the Grand Island Police Department were on scene last night after a search warrant was issued at 223 S Sycamore. Austin Swader Jr wa...
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Nebraska won't hold special legislative session on abortion

Aug 9, 2022 / Tyson Havranek/with facts from AP

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced he will not call a special session of the Legislature to try to enact an abortion ban because the measure...
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Bail set at $5M for Nebraska quadruple killing suspect

Aug 9, 2022 / AP

A judge has set bail at $5 million for a man suspected of killing four people in the small northeast Nebraska town of Laurel last week. Court recor...
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Olivia Newton-John, superstar singer and actress, dies at 73

Aug 8, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such h...