Seven Nebraska defenders were awarded the coveted black jerseys in practice yesterday. They went to linemen Jason Ankrah and Thad Randle, linebacker David Santos, cornerbacks Ciante Evans, Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Josh Mitchell and safety Corey Cooper. The Huskers kick off the season Saturday at home against Wyoming.
Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.
State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.