UCLA is just a win away from its first college baseball national championship. Eric Filia singled in two runs as the Bruins beat Mississippi State 3-1 in Game One of the College World Series championship round in Omaha. Adam Plutko pitched six innings of four-hit, one-run ball for the win. UCLA can clinch the best-of-three series with a victory tonight.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.
Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.
The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.
José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.
Nebraska State Senators have advanced legislation that is written to provide for a production tax credit for wind farms and solar projects.