Last week state Senator Bill Kintner was fined $1,000 for a cybersex encounter on his state computer that occurred more than a year ago. The incident raises questions about the... more››
The farm economy of the Great Plains is based on the Ogallala Aquifer. But that ancient underground water supply is being rapidly depleted. Water officials in Kansas are working... more››
Few things are more valuable to a farmer in the arid Great Plains than irrigation water. Without water, the land turns dry and dusty. If a fast-growing city is your neighbor,... more››
State Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion has been fined $1,000 for using his state computer for a sexual encounter via Skype. Despite calls from the governor and the speaker of the... more››
The popularity of one of our most traditional American hobbies—quilting—has waxed and waned during the last century. A new exhibit tells the story of one company that played a... more››
When a local performing arts group took over a theater in the small, central Nebraska town of Ord, they had big goals. In the last year, they’ve created a space for local and... more››
Omaha Public Schools is set to open its Virtual Learning School this month. It will be the first district-run online school in Nebraska, and it’s chosen a specific student... more››
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton brought her campaign to Omaha Monday, and with an assist from local billionaire Warren Buffett promised to promote an economy... more››
Though many university programs in agriculture see majority woman enrollment, many women find that male relatives are the ones who inherit the family farm.Growing up on a family... more››
The coal industry’s recent downturn is casting ripples throughout the economy in the West. Small railroad towns are dealing with the impact. In Wyoming, the unemployment rate is... more››
Mixed Martial Arts and boxing have rigorous new anti-drug regulations for professional and amateur competitors in Nebraska.Among other changes, random drug testing is now allowed... more››
In the Sandhills of Nebraska, you can gaze over miles of grass-covered dunes without seeing signs of human civilization, save the occasional fence line. But this picture may soon... more››

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