They were unlikely settlers of America’s heartland: children, shipped from New York City orphanages to small towns in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th Century. The small town... more››
Pipeline company TransCanada reapplied Thursday for permission to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska. And advocates of electrical deregulation pushed for a bill... more››
After two years of mild flu seasons, public health officials say hundreds of Nebraskans have fallen ill from the virus this season. Since the beginning of the year flu has been... more››
Nebraska lawmakers moved toward breaking a legislative logjam that’s prevented them from debating everything from schools and taxes to prisons and health care, as senators... more››
Last year Nebraska resettled more refugees per capita than any other state. In the weeks following President Trump’s executive order halting immigration and refugees to the U.S... more››
Despite the invocation of Jedi wisdom and talk of man’s best friend, the Nebraska Legislature continued chasing its tail in a rules debate Tuesday. Meanwhile, senators discussed... more››
In 1925, Calvin Coolidge was president, the Great Gatsby had just been published, and the Dundee Theater was hosting vaudeville productions. 92-years later, the theater is taking... more››
The Legislature gave final approval Monday to cutting more than $137 million from the current state budget. And officials announced a public education campaign aimed at trying to... more››
A federal investigation over the alleged embezzlement of $2.6 million dollars from an Oklahoma board that promotes the beef industry adds to questions about oversight of the... more››
Nebraska cities would be prohibited from enacting stricter gun laws than those allowed by the state, under a bill heard Friday by a legislative committee. An abortion measure... more››
There are more than 8,000 home-schooled students in Nebraska, and it’s mostly up to their parents to decide what they study. Most get the basics, but it sometimes takes a little... more››
Secrecy about the suppliers of death penalty drugs, the right to testify at public hearings, and fake twitter accounts for state senators were subjects of discussion at the... more››