One of the most well-known settlements of African American pioneers in Nebraska is DeWitty in Cherry County. But not everyone knows DeWitty’s biracial history – including some of... more››
In the last 15 years, just over 10,000 refugees from around the world have resettled in Nebraska. Refugees from Bhutan are one of the largest groups among newcomers to the state.... more››
The 2016 Nebraska State Fair opens Friday in Grand Island. The event has definitely changed from the version of a century earlier. Here’s a look back, from the perspective of... more››
This fall voters will decide whether Nebraska has the death penalty. It’s a complex issue with lots for voters to think about. With the election getting closer, both sides are... more››
The hardest part of starting a new food business should be in perfecting the secret recipe. For many entrepreneurial cooks though, the tough times come when searching for a space... more››
One of the lesser-told stories of Nebraska pioneers is that of black former slaves who fled persecution in the South. On the Missouri River, Brownville was home to a large... more››
Nebraska State Senator Bill Kintner will be asked to testify about using his state computer for cybersex at an August 29th hearing that could recommend his censure, impeachment... more››
The water that comes out of the ground around Lincoln can be almost as salty as the ocean. Historically, that created a rare environment for salt-adapted plants and animals. But... more››
Urban farms are popping up all over the country. They are often touted as a way to create healthy vibrant communities and promote economic development. But a new study suggests... more››
National events over the past two years have opened up a dialogue on police policy and race. Recently published research coming out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is... more››
The business of deconstructing old barns and selling the wood for fancy new homes and condos is booming. But is it causing the loss of an iconic element of farm country? As the... more››
The small southwest Iowa town of Clarinda may not be the first place people think of visiting when they want to see internationally significant artwork. But that’s what’s... more››

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