A new set of federal regulations is making it a lot easier for drone operators to make money and could also open up a whole new economy in Nebraska. Now local drone enthusiasts... more››
The chairman of the board in Sheridan County, where the troubled town of Whiteclay is located, said Tuesday the county doesn’t have enough resources to enforce the law there. The... more››
The biggest landowner in Nebraska gives the profits it earns from ranching and farming to help fund public education. But a native plant could threaten those profits.When... more››
Rural electric cooperatives brought electricity to the country’s most far-flung communities. In Western Colorado, one co-op is trying to spur economic development by generating... more››
Researchers at the Land Institute are working on the gold standard: a new way of farming that mirrors natural, sustainable ecosystems and remains profitable for farmers. Forty... more››
An executive MBA course at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration is giving students an inside look at how one of the world’s foremost investors... more››
In the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll, small town residents stressed the importance of their local schools and their educational priorities. NET News talks with Becky Vogt, survey... more››
This year was a very good year for growing wheat, but that means it could be a very bad year for wheat farmers. The wheat harvest was big, and prices are down to their lowest... more››
This fall Nebraska voters will decide whether the state will have the death penalty. It’s a complex, emotional topic, as NET News discovered sitting in on a college class... more››
More than a century ago, ambitious Nebraskans convinced President Theodore Roosevelt to designate two tracts of land in the state as national forest. He agreed, even though most... more››
It’s been 10 years since the first of several major fires swept through the Pine Ridge in northwest Nebraska. Foresters are still working to restore the area, not to the way it... more››
Requiring a search warrant be obtained most times a drunk driver gets a blood test set off a flurry of appeal cases in the Nebraska Supreme Court. The change in how blood... more››