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Eastern Nebraska news briefs: Lawsuits, NFL and Trump rally

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service - May. 2, 2022

Former President Donald Trump was met with “We love Trump” chants from the crowd when he came to Greenwood to rally supporters on May 1. Charles Herbster, who Trump has endorsed for governor, also spoke at the event.  Trump said allegations of sexual assault against Herbster are unsubstantiated and a political hit job. The rally […]

Eastern Nebraska news briefs: Lawsuits, NFL and Trump rally

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service -

Former President Donald Trump was met with “We love Trump” chants from the crowd when he came to Greenwood to rally supporters on May 1. Charles Herbster, who Trump has endorsed for governor, also spoke at the event.  Trump said allegations of sexual assault against Herbster are unsubstantiated and a political hit job. The rally […]

Eastern Nebraska news at glance: March 13

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service - Mar. 15, 2022

Survey: Majority of football fans want alcohol, bigger seats The University of Nebraska Athletic Department released the results of a survey regarding what changes and improvements fans want to see in Memorial Stadium. Of the 21,780 respondents, 58% had a positive attitude toward the introduction of alcohol at Memorial Stadium, 14% were neutral and 28% […]

Eastern Nebraska news at glance: March 13

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service -

Survey: Majority of football fans want alcohol, bigger seats The University of Nebraska Athletic Department released the results of a survey regarding what changes and improvements fans want to see in Memorial Stadium. Of the 21,780 respondents, 58% had a positive attitude toward the introduction of alcohol at Memorial Stadium, 14% were neutral and 28% […]

Nebraska hospitals in desperate need of blood

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service - Feb. 4, 2022

Chris Gorman of Lincoln and his family rushed his mother, Lynda Gorman, to the emergency room while visiting her in North Platte in early January. Her hemoglobin levels were dangerously low, and she needed a blood transfusion. Doctors recommended that she receive two units of blood, but they were only able obtain one unit, due […]

Nebraska hospitals in desperate need of blood

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service -

Chris Gorman of Lincoln and his family rushed his mother, Lynda Gorman, to the emergency room while visiting her in North Platte in early January. Her hemoglobin levels were dangerously low, and she needed a blood transfusion. Doctors recommended that she receive two units of blood, but they were only able obtain one unit, due […]

Researchers find kissing bugs in Nebraska, warn of health risks

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service - Jul. 11, 2021

Nebraska researchers found kissing bugs in Richardson County last summer, and want residents to be aware of the health risks they pose. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Insect Diagnostician Kyle Koch said if the bugs exist outside of Richardson County, they are likely uncommon. He said if the bugs spread into other areas of Nebraska, it will […]

Researchers find kissing bugs in Nebraska, warn of health risks

Hanna Christensen, Nebraska News Service -

Nebraska researchers found kissing bugs in Richardson County last summer, and want residents to be aware of the health risks they pose. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Insect Diagnostician Kyle Koch said if the bugs exist outside of Richardson County, they are likely uncommon. He said if the bugs spread into other areas of Nebraska, it will […]