Players and coaches for both the North and South Teams began preparations early Monday for the 62nd Annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl. The South Team held practices at Kearney High. With the North Team holding practices at Horizon Middle School in Kearney.
The Cornhuskers’ 24-sport program has about 600 athletes and is one of a handful that makes money. Though a 10% budget cut was announced recently, the program is able to absorb the cost of testing, in part because of its affiliation with the university’s medical school.
It’s rare to have lived through three wars, the women’s suffrage, two civil rights movements, and now a global pandemic. Elaine Fuss, born June 3, 1920, has lived through it all. On Friday, she celebrated her 100th year on this earth.
France is to name a new prime minister on Friday shortly after the announcement of Edouard Philippe’s resignation. French President Emmanuel Macron wants a new government to focus on efforts to relaunch the French economy deeply hit by the coronavirus crisis.
It’s been hot and humid in the Tri-Cities for the past few days. People are sweaty and their bodies are overheating but there is a way to escape the heat. Lincoln Pool is back open in Grand Island but with restrictions to keep people safe from the Coronavirus.