It’s been a decade-long process, but tomorrow, the National Willa Cather Center will officially open in Red Cloud in south central Nebraska. It's a testament to the enduring... more››
A group of professors at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has been working with the military to study the self-declared Islamic State or ISIS. What they've found is an... more››
Eight months ago, Judge Mark Ashford began presiding over Nebraska’s first court program assisting military veterans charged with felonies. It is exceeding his expectations.... more››
President Trump made campaign promises to pull the U.S. out of big trade deals and focus on one-on-one agreements with other countries. But that has farmers worried they will... more››
President Donald Trump spent the campaign pledging to revive rural communities, where many voters felt ignored by previous administrations. But after announcing changes to rural... more››
In the just-ended legislative session, Nebraska lawmakers balanced a budget at one point projected to have a nearly $1 billion shortfall. But they also left behind a lot of... more››
One of the biggest New Deal projects of the 1930s took the form of a giant landscape planning project across the Great Plains. Today we explore the history of the Prairie States... more››
The Nebraska Legislature ended its 2017 session Tuesday with lawmakers offering different perspectives on what they accomplished and what remains to be done.At the close of a... more››
Nebraska teachers are trying to find creative ways to get their students out of the classroom, and out into nature. It's part of a larger push to get kids interested in the... more››
A leading research center focused on local farmers and environmental conservation is hanging on by a thread. Most of its funding has been cut even as the movement to diversify... more››
After spending nearly 42 years in prison, 15,236 days, Juneal Pratt was granted parole. He assured members of the Nebraska Parole Board it was his intent to never give the state... more››
In a day of sometimes bitter debate, Nebraska lawmakers failed to override any of Gov. Pete Ricketts’ budget vetoes.The major fight took place over a proposal by the... more››

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