The average American farmer is a white man in his late 50s. At least that’s who’s in charge of the farm, according to the ag census. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find... more››
There’s an ongoing fight in Nebraska between insurance company Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Catholic Health Initiatives, a network of hospitals, doctors and other medical... more››
It’s been five months since two tornadoes destroyed most of the village of Pilger in northeastern Nebraska. About half of the people who lived there lost their homes, but the... more››
After a decade of Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers constantly at war in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, the flow of deployments has slowed to a trickle. This time of... more››
After a decade of nearly non-stop overseas deployment, things have changed for Nebraska’s National Guard soldiers, especially those serving with the Army.Dignitaries and a crowd... more››
On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration. They include allowing immigrants who've lived illegally in the U.S. for more than five... more››
The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it won’t release rules for how much ethanol oil refiners have to mix in to our gasoline supply this year.The ethanol rules,... more››
Remember playing Monopoly and Scrabble around the dinner table? Arguing with your siblings about who gets to be the Car or the Scottish Terrier? Or whether Z-A-Q could ever be a... more››
Cattle numbers have been dwindling, thanks to drought and low cattle prices. But things are beginning to turn around. Ranchers in Nebraska and across the Midwest are eager to... more››
Retirements of veteran judges, changes in who practices law and an especially long term in office combined to give Gov. Dave Heineman a historic amount of influence over who... more››
For years, Latino immigrants have filled some of the least-glamorous, most physically taxing jobs in farming. But the current generation of Latino children may be uniquely... more››
A lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha challenges Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriages.Currently, same-sex marriage is legal in 33 states. The lawsuit for seven... more››

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