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Deadline for farmers to sign up for popular CRP is less than a month away

Heavy rains caused flooding that swamped some Nebraska fields this spring and summer. Amanda DeJong, with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency, says farmers may be able to turn their trouble spots into opportunities through the Conservation Reserve Program. “We have a continuous CRP sign-up going on,” DeJong says. “It’ll give farmers an opportunity to find…

Religious non-profit helps Nebraska prisoners prepare for life on the outside

  Financial responsibility, moral fortitude and self worth are life skills being taught to Nebraska prisoners by a faith based non-profit.  Executive Director Ruth Karlsson with the Released and Restored Program says their goal is help prisoners prepare for life once they return to the the working world. “We have a curriculum,” Karlsson tells Nebraska…

Religious non-profit helps Nebraska prisoners prepare for life on the outside

  Financial responsibility, moral fortitude and self worth are life skills being taught to Nebraska prisoners by a faith based non-profit.  Executive Director Ruth Karlsson with the Released and Restored Program says their goal is help prisoners prepare for life once they return to the the working world. “We have a curriculum,” Karlsson tells Nebraska…

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Tshimanga transferring out of Nebraska Basketball program

  Junior center Jordy Tshimanga is transferring out of the Nebraska men’s basketball program. Nebraska head coach Tim Miles first reported the news late last night to the Lincoln Journal Star, giving a brief statement. “Jordy called me tonight and asked for his release. The University of Nebraska and our program with Jordy and his…

Defensive tackle standout from Pima Community College commits to Nebraska

Defensive tackle Tony Fair from Pima Community College in Arizona committed to Nebraska on Thursday. The 6-3, 330-pound defensive tackle chose the Huskers over Indiana. Fair graduated from high school in 2014, but according to the Omaha World-Herald, his family couldn’t pay the bills at a private school and get his transcripts. So, Fair attended high…

Spielman, Morgan named to Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List

A pair of Nebraska wide receivers are on the initial Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List released Thursday morning. Stanley Morgan Jr. and JD Spielman are candidates for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the top receiver in the FBS. Nebraska is one seven schools with multiple members of the watch list. Morgan, who was on the…

Ron Brown named director of player development at Nebraska

Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost announced Wednesday that Ron Brown has joined the Husker Football staff as Director of Player Development. Brown brings 24 previous years of coaching experience to Nebraska, serving as an assistant coach from 1987-2003, and again from 2008-2014. Brown served as associate head coach at Liberty University for the past three…

Former Husker Randy Gregory reinstated to the NFL

Former Husker and Dallas Cowboys pass rusher Randy Gregory, who’s been suspended without pay since January 2017 for repeated substance abuse violations, has been reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL. Gregory may join the Cowboys for training camp, meetings, conditioning and other activities. Once Gregory’s clinical resources in Dallas have been confirmed, and…

Foster, Stoltenberg, Morgan to join Scott Frost at Big Ten Media Days

Stanley Morgan, Mick Stoltenberg and Jerald Foster will join Nebraska head coach Scott Frost at Big Ten Media Days on July 23 and 24 in Chicago. The Big Ten office released their list of student-athletes attending Media Days in Chicago on Monday. Stoltenberg, Morgan and Foster are all seniors this season. Foster, the starting left…

Nebraska softball hires two new assistants, including former Husker and All-American catcher

The Nebraska softball program added two former All-Americans and current professional players to its support staff for the 2018-19 season, announced by Head Coach Rhonda Revelle on Thursday. Former Husker and USA World Championship Team member Taylor Edwards (left) will serve as the volunteer coach, while USA Softball’s Japan All-Star Series team member and former Oregon Duck…

Husker soccer adds two players to 2018 roster

The Nebraska soccer team added a pair of student-athletes to the roster on Wednesday. Kate Leachman and Kenzie Coons will each enter their first season with the Huskers in 2018. Leachman transferred to Nebraska from Idaho State, where she played one season of college soccer. Leachman started 13 of her 17 appearances in 2017 and…

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