The Nebraska Legislature voted Wednesday to override Gov. Pete Ricketts veto and repeal Nebraska’s death penalty.It takes 30 votes in the Legislature to override a governor’s... more››
The emerald ash borer resides in 25 states, including Iowa. Could Nebraska soon make the list?  If it does, the state could face millions of dollars in damage.I’ve just arrived... more››
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed the repeal of the death penalty Tuesday and made a another appeal for senators to support him in a veto override vote Wednesday. And lawmakers... more››
Serving food from local farms is one of the hottest trends in restaurants. But when chefs want to go local, where do they start? Serving locally sourced food is a challenge for... more››
Midwest farmers raise millions of chickens, hogs, and cattle. That many animals produce a lot of milk, meat, and manure. But some little-known insects can put that manure to good... more››
It’s believed there are more than eight and a half million species of life on earth. On average, around 200 of those go extinct every 24 hours. Scientists from two Nebraska zoos... more››
Nebraska state senators were getting reaction Thursday to their vote to repeal the death penalty, as well as pressure on how to vote on overriding Governor Pete Ricketts promised... more››
Nebraskans hoping to abolish the state’s death penalty cautiously celebrated after the historic vote supporting Legislative Bill 268. With a governor’s veto looming, another... more››
The Nebraska Legislature voted Wednesday to abolish the state’s death penalty. Gov. Pete Ricketts said he’ll veto the bill, leaving the final decision up to a veto override vote... more››
You’ve probably heard of a stud bull before. That’s the term for a favored male cow that mates with the herd. But a stud dame? They exist. And demand for their offspring is... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts, Corrections Director Scott Frakes,  Warden Brian Gage and about two dozen members of the media toured the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution Tuesday --... more››
As the Nebraska Legislature closes in on the end of its 2015 session, debate got personal Monday. Meanwhile, lawmakers advanced a bill authorizing a pilot program to use cannabis... more››