Final State Fair in Lincoln bittersweet for many vendors, patrons

LINCOLN - For Valerie Percival, and many other vendors and fans of the Nebraska State Fair, Labor Day was a bittersweet finale to the fair's 108-year run in Lincoln.Percival's nut-sundae-on-a-stick booth has become a regular fixture at the fair, selling frozen treats for what will be 50 years when the event heads west to Grand Island's Fonner Park next August.


Friday, Oct. 97:20 a.m. A student reported the theft of personal property from their vehicle parked in Lot 11. The theft occurred between Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:50 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:05 a.m.3:10 p.m. A student reported the theft of personal property in the Milo Bail Student Center.

Women’s basketball steams to fifth straight win with victory over Southwest Baptist

The UNO women's basketball team rolled to its fifth straight win, knocking off Southwest Baptist University, 81-77, in front of 1,463 fans Saturday night at Meyer Sports Center in Bolivar, Mo. Senior LaToya Wright scored a game-high 24 points for UNO (14-10, 10-8 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association), as the Mavs earned the sweep of the two-game season series.