Former Nebraska speaker Flood to run for Legislature again
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former speaker of the Nebraska Legislature is looking to return to his old seat.
Mike Flood, of Norfolk, announced his candidacy Friday for the District 19 seat,...
New initiative seeks to boost Nebraska economy
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new coalition of business, political and educational leaders aims to address Nebraska's economic issues and improve the state's competitiveness.
150 business and community leaders vow to support NU system as it faces cuts
Close to 150 business and community leaders have signed on to a campaign to support the University of Nebraska system.
The group, the One Nebraska Coalition, took out newspaper ads across the state over the weekend. Mike Flood, chairman of the group’s board, said they want to convey the good news of the university and stand up in support of the NU system. Flood is a Norfolk attorney and businessman and a former state senator.
Coalition forms to support University of Nebraska amid cuts
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Business and community leaders have formed a group to support the University of Nebraska system as budget cuts loom.
The group, One Nebraska Coalition, took out newspaper ads across the state over the weekend as part of its effort to share the good news of the university.
Over beers, former speakers share how they kept Legislature running
CRETE, Neb. — The legislative page told the state senator that Gov. Dave Heineman was on the phone. The governor wanted to talk. Now.
A flummoxed Sen. Kate Sullivan said she couldn’t take the call. She was at the front of the chamber, presiding over her 48 colleagues — a job that required her to closely monitor debate and tell senators when their five-minute allotment of speaking time was over.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood says he won't run for governor in 2018.
The Norfolk Republican tells the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2u3Gt5V ) he doesn't feel now is the right time to run, but he may be a candidate for public office in the future. Flood served in the Legislature from 2005 to 2013.
WIAA Baseball: Johnson Creek punches Div. 4 Sectional ticket
JOHNSON?CREEK — After two wins over Williams Bay in the regular season, the Johnson Creek baseball team made sure that the third time wasn’t the charm for the Bulldogs in the WIAA?Division 4 Regional final.
The No. 1 seeded Bluejays used early hitting and late defense to hold any kind of momentum from the visiting No. 3 Bulldogs — a Trailways South Conference opponent — to win 10-2 on Wednesday at Fireman’s Park and move on to Sectional play.