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By TODD GOTTULA UNK Communications KEARNEY – Former University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Gladys Styles Johnston of Scottsdale, Arizona, died Wednesday. She was 79. Johnston was chancellor of UNK from 1993 to 2002. “Dr. Johnston led ... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network University of Nebraska officials will propose the Board of Regents approve 22-Million dollars in budget cuts in its 960-Million dollar operating budget for 2018-2019. Chief Financial Officer Chris Kabourek says the four-camp... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - It was announced in May that construction on a 2.5 mile expansion of Highway 6 in Southeast Hastings will not begin in 2019 as originally planned. Mayor Corey Stutte says this is an unfortunat... Read More
By Kaleb Henry, News Director and Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - A $1.5 million budget deficit is on the horizon for Hastings Public Schools. That’s the news for the 2018-19 school year. One contributing factor is a drop in ... Read More
RELEASE COURTESY UNK COMMUNICATIONS By TYLER ELLYSON KEARNEY – The timing is right for Ty Strawhecker to leave the barbecue business. The owner of Luke & Jake’s Bar-B-Q is closing his restaurant and catering business July 31, ending a 23-... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Hastings Parks and Recreation is hosting a free fishing derby for kids on Saturday at Lake Hastings. Registration will begin at 9:30 and the fishing will begin at 10 in the morning. The ag... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Nebraska High School Rodeo got underway Thursday at the Adam County Fairground in Hastings and will continue until Saturday. There are 150 high school rodeo athletes competing in 12 events... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network Gasoline prices in Nebraska are more than 50-cents a gallon higher this month than a year ago and it's having an impact on demand. AAA Nebraska's Rose White says it's unusual to see the amount of gas being burned by motor... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network A spokeswoman for a campaign trying to put Medicaid expansion on the November ballot says years of rising healthcare costs are helping them gain supporters. Campaign Manager for the Insure the Good Life campaign, Meghan M... Read More
By Kaleb Henry, Executive News Director GRAND ISLAND - A Loup City 5th grade teacher and Arcadia-Loup City assistant football coach was one of seven arrested Friday in Grand Island for soliciting prostitution. 32-year-old Brandon Stickley of C... Read More
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Oregon State and Arkansas will play in the College World Series Championship Series.  The Beavers beat Mississippi State twice 12-2 and 5-2 to lock up the berth.  Arkansas eliminated defending national champion Florida 5-2.  The best of three seri... Read More
JJ Schwarz hit a two run homer as Florida eliminated Texas Tech from the College World Series with a 9-6 win last night.  The Gators have now won two straight following a loss to Tech in their College World Series opener and moved into the Bracket 2... Read More
At the College World Series yesterday, Arkansas beat Texas Tech 7-4 and Oregon State knocked off North Carolina 11-6.  Today, Florida will play Texas Tech at 7:00pm.  We’ll have it on ESPN Tri Cities beginning with the pre-game show at 6:40pm. ... Read More
At the College World Series yesterday, Jordan Westburg hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in seven runs as Mississippi State beat North Carolina 12-2.  Florida eliminated Texas with a 6-1 win.  The Longhorns end the season 42-23.  The game betwee... Read More
At the College World Series yesterday, Oregon State beat Washington 14-5.  The Huskies go 0-2 in their first College World Series.  This game was delayed four hours and 31 minutes because of the weather forcing a tripleheader today at T.D. Ameritra... Read More
Texas Tech and Arkansas were winners yesterday at the College World Series in Omaha.  The Red Raiders surprised defending champion Florida 6-3 while the Razorbacks took care of Texas 11-5.  Today, Washington State will play Oregon State at 1:00pm f... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will make its first trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Sunday December 16th to play an old conference foe from the Big 12 Conference.  The Huskers will play Oklahoma State at the 32-hundred seat Sanford Pentago... Read More
The NCAA has come down with two groundbreaking rule changes that take effect this season.  Division I football players can now participate in up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility, and all college athletes will no longer ... Read More
Nebraska football will host its Friday Night Lights camps on June 15th and 22nd at Memorial Stadium.  Both events will run from 6-8pm and are free and open to the public.  Gates to the stadium will open at 5:00pm.   The Husker Nation Tou... Read More
Texas, Texas Tech, Florida and Arkansas will join Oregon State, North Carolina, Mississippi State and Washington in this years College World Series in Omaha.  Texas beat Tennessee Tech 5-2 yesterday, Texas Tech knocked off Duke 6-2, Florida got by A... Read More
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Party line 06-23-18 Party line is sponsored today by Sealey Body Shop, Highland Park Farmers’ Market, Good Samaritan Society Hastings Village, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, South Heartland District Health Dept, Hastings Museum, Start Over Rover, and Auto Glass Experts ANNOUNCEMENTS Car Show in the park east of Hastings Museum, 1 – 4, Sunday, June 24 Party line Policy c... Read More...

Partyline Friday 6-22

Friday, June 22nd, 2018 Today’s show is brought to you by: Korb Walker Mowers, Benchmark IV Real Estate, BG&S Transmissions, Hastings Museum, South Heartland District Health Department, Salvation Army, Custom Pack, Highland Park Farmers Market. Pat’s Auto Repair & Towing, Regency Retirement Residence and Video Kingdom Garage sale: 746 Briggs in Hastings, Friday 3 – 8pm and Satu... Read More...

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Sue Carol Crabtree, 64

Sue Carol Crabtree, 64

Hastings resident Sue Carol Crabtree, 64, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Goldbeck Towers in H... Read More...

Pauline Catherine Eckhardt, 96

Pauline Catherine Eckhardt, 96

Hastings resident, Pauline Catherine Eckhardt, 96, passed away, Monday, June 18, 2018 at The Kensing... Read More...

Larry Lee Meyer, 78

Larry Lee Meyer, 78

Hastings resident Larry Lee Meyer, 78, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at his home. Memor... Read More...

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