The hardest part of starting a new food business should be in perfecting the secret recipe. For many entrepreneurial cooks though, the tough times come when searching for a space... more››
One of the lesser-told stories of Nebraska pioneers is that of black former slaves who fled persecution in the South. On the Missouri River, Brownville was home to a large... more››
Nebraska State Senator Bill Kintner will be asked to testify about using his state computer for cybersex at an August 29th hearing that could recommend his censure, impeachment... more››
The water that comes out of the ground around Lincoln can be almost as salty as the ocean. Historically, that created a rare environment for salt-adapted plants and animals. But... more››
Urban farms are popping up all over the country. They are often touted as a way to create healthy vibrant communities and promote economic development. But a new study suggests... more››
National events over the past two years have opened up a dialogue on police policy and race. Recently published research coming out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is... more››
The business of deconstructing old barns and selling the wood for fancy new homes and condos is booming. But is it causing the loss of an iconic element of farm country? As the... more››
The small southwest Iowa town of Clarinda may not be the first place people think of visiting when they want to see internationally significant artwork. But that’s what’s... more››
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››

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