When we talk about working with the land, sometimes that means literally getting your hands dirty. And sometimes, it means knowing the differences in the dirt itself.Many... more››
Some of the best places to generate wind energy in Nebraska are also home to many species of grassland birds. New research offers a better understanding of how one prairie bird... more››
The tech sector in Lincoln and elsewhere in Nebraska is booming, and some companies are having a hard time attracting employees. There are some reasons why, and things being done... more››
When should a juvenile accused of a crime be treated like an adult?Juvenile and county court judges make that call inside courtrooms across Nebraska. They’ll tell you it’s not... more››
Update: On Oct. 20th, 2017, Bluestem Energy Solutions, LLC asked to withdraw its application to build a gas-fired power plant in Beatrice, NE. The company said while it disagreed... more››
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited Nebraska Friday.Participants in a meeting with Pruitt held at the governor’s mansion said he talked about his... more››
National Endowment for the Humanities Acting Chairman Jon Peede was in Omaha recently, his second visit away from Washington D.C. since he was appointed to the role by President... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Thursday he is appointing Theresa Thibodeau to replace Sen. Joni Craighead in the Nebraska Legislature.  Craighead resigned her position.  Thibodeau... more››
Sunflowers dot the agricultural landscape in hot, dry states like North Dakota and Texas. With depressed prices for corn, soybeans and wheat, farmers in other states may turn to... more››
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln English professor says she’s discovering more evidence that Nebraska author Willa Cather’s longtime friend and partner, Edith Lewis, was much... more››
A new report suggests the Environmental Protection Agency should consider lowering the legal limit in drinking water for nitrates, a chemical often connected to fertilizer use.... more››
Scientists say new gene editing techniques could create better medicine or grow new varieties of food. But genetic engineering in food has always been a touchy subject so food... more››