You might not guess it, but Nebraska took in more refugees per capita than any other state last year. For one particular group, Lincoln has become its de facto capital in the U.S... more››
Nebraska is home to a growing number of people from the Middle East. In recent years, the largest share have come from Iraq. But the first wave, from Lebanon, came more than a... more››
Among the many groups who have immigrated to Nebraska, one of the fastest-growing is people from the Middle East. Here, we take a look at who some of these people are, and why... more››
The largest generational transfer of wealth in modern times is expected to happen in the next 10 years and rural foundations in states like Iowa and Nebraska are working hard to... more››
In the last year, solar power has taken off across Nebraska. Communities around the state have invested in small projects to help diversify their electricity sources and offer... more››
According to the Migration Policy Institute, Nebraska’s immigrant population grew 172 percent between 1998 and 2008. There are more than 22,000 English language learner (ELL)... more››
Puerto Rico’s hot winter days and warm nights have played a key role in the global seed business for more than 30 years. So, the devastation on the island by Hurricane Maria in... more››
Scott Frost has been named head football coach at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Twenty-years-ago Frost quarterbacked Nebraska’s last national championship team. Now he’s... more››
The 2017 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities was presented by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian T. J. Stiles on October 3rd, 2017 at the Holland Performing... more››
After nearly a year of major renovations, the historic Dundee Theater in Omaha is set to reopen later today. Built in 1925, it’s been a nearly constant part of the community for... more››
The farm economy is showing some stability, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says, but the upswing doesn’t extend to all agricultural sectors.Over the last three years, farm... more››
The Nebraska National Guard has been on hurricane duty non-stop since late August. Hundreds of Army and Air National Guard soldiers have deployed to Texas, Florida, the U.S.... more››

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