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Ten years in, Monument Marathon adds relay

Scottsbluff StarHerald 06 May 2021
A three-person relay race around Scotts Bluff National Monument joins the marathon, half-marathon and 5K run in 2021. The annual race will be held on Sept ...Last year the monument marathon had some challenges,” Jennifer Reisig, executive director of the Western Nebraska Community College Foundation and race director for the marathon, said.

Nebraska lawmakers nix proposal to give more state aid to rural school districts

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... Nebraska ranks poorly when it comes to state funding for local education, which Linehan and others have said explains why local property taxes, which rank in the top 10 nationally, are so high ... Nebraska Legislature passes natural hair discrimination ban.

McDavid focused on playoffs, not 100 points in 56 games

Olean Times Herald 05 May 2021
Connor McDavid is within reach of a milestone that could go down in hockey history ... With the Oilers all but locked into second place in the North Division, McDavid's race to 100 is the last notable goal during the regular season ... +2. Nebraska is counting on its young QBs to develop quickly; they feel like they're on a good course. RACE FOR HOME ICE ... St.

Jimmie Johnson to make Indy 500 debut - for NBC Sports

Kentucky New Era 04 May 2021
NBC Sports said Tuesday it will use Johnson for studio coverage of the Indianapolis 500 on both race day and qualifying weekend ... Johnson made his IndyCar debut last month in Alabama and has completed two races on the schedule ... Former area football players play in Nebraska spring football game; other observations ... More AP auto racing.

Bad blood: Pro-Trump megadonors duke it out in Cornhusker country

Politico 04 May 2021
The governor of Nebraska is wading into the race to replace him, criticizing a fellow Republican millionaire and Trump backer ... Nebraska Gov ... “It’s an open secret in the Nebraska GOP that Gov ... The fight could devolve into a financial arms race, pitting two powerful forces in Republican donor circles against each other.

RECAP: All of Monday’s biggest stories

Sandhills Express 04 May 2021
A recap of the biggest Monday stories from across Nebraska.. Mayor Jean Stothert diving into key Omaha City Council race ... Thunderstorms, tornado touchdowns reported across Nebraska ... Crop dusting helicopter makes Nebraska City appearance.

RECAP: All of the biggest weekend stories

Sandhills Express 03 May 2021
A recap of the biggest weekend stories from across Nebraska. ... Nebraska ... Nebraska high school students create and race cars.

Lance Morgan: My uncle was denied burial in Sioux City because he was a Native American

Omaha World-Herald 02 May 2021
Nebraska’s history is filled with interesting stories about Native Americans ... Representing Nebraska, a statue of Chief Standing Bear is on display in the U.S ... La Flesche’s achievements as a physician are remarkable, she was not considered an American citizen because of her race ... I am a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

College track roundup: Huskers net gold in Indiana, Minnesota; Concordia women, Doane men win fifth ...

Hastings Tribune 02 May 2021
Dais Malebana added another gold medal for the Huskers in the 1,500-meter race, finishing in 3 minutes, 43.21 seconds. Why did Nebraska golfer Kate Smith return for a second senior season? Well, she's showing you ... In Minnesota, Nebraska's Burger Lambrechts Jr.

College track roundup: Huskers net gold in Indiana; Concordia women, Doane men win fifth straight ...

Lincoln Journal Star 02 May 2021
Dais Malebana added another gold medal for the Huskers in the 1,500-meter race, finishing in 3 minutes, 43.21 seconds ... Why did Nebraska golfer Kate Smith return for a second senior season? Well, she's showing you ... In Minnesota, Nebraska's Burger Lambrechts Jr.

Omaha History Detective: Sports records set in Omaha, including a 444-yard hole-in-one

Omaha World-Herald 02 May 2021
The University of Nebraska women’s volleyball team has consistently led the sport in attendance since the Bob Devaney Center in Lincoln was turned into a volleyball venue in 2013 ... won by Nebraska ... Morton Porter of Nebraska City showed former racing champ Omaha, then 18, at rodeo.

Heinrich Haarberg had spring game's biggest play, but Nebraska's backup QB isn't decided

Omaha World-Herald 01 May 2021
But does Haarberg, just months into his time at Nebraska, have a leg up on the backup quarterback race? ... 2021 Nebraska spring game. Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost leads the team onto the field during the Spring Game on Saturday ... Nebraska's Marvin Scott III runs the ball during the first drive of the Spring Game on Saturday.

Runners warmed up and ready to go as marathon returns to Lincoln streets

Lincoln Journal Star 01 May 2021
“I’m super excited for the route and getting to do it with other people versus last year just doing it on our own,” said Reed, who will be among nearly 5,000 runners set to start the race early Sunday on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus ...It's a good way for people to get their legs loose before the race tomorrow,” she said.

Rollie Beran

Yankton Daily Press 01 May 2021
Rose Cemetery in Crofton, Nebraska with military honors provided by the Crofton American Legion Post 31 ... Rollie was born on November 26, 1926 in Ord, Nebraska to Frank and Martha (Karty) Beran ... During his first teaching job in Verdigre, Nebraska, he met Mount Marty Nursing student Patricia Liewer.

These 'Stop the Steal' agitators promoted Trump's election lies — and now they're running for office

Alternet 30 Apr 2021
In an article published by the Beast on April 29, Weill and Campbell explain, "From Nebraska to New Jersey, attendees of the now-infamous rally that became a riot are campaigning for elected office.". One of those Republicans is Charles Herbster, who is seeking the GOP nomination in Nebraska's 2022 gubernatorial race.