Our special report "Libraries: The Next Chapter" examines how Nebraska libraries are keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands. In this story, NET News reporter... more››
As the chill of fall sets in, farmers in the Corn Belt are bringing in the last of their crop. Harvesting millions of acres of corn and soybeans is a big job for big pieces of... more››
The Pew Research Center surveyed Americans this year about what they want to see in their public libraries. One theme that surfaced over and over again: people want libraries to... more››
What about the books?Librarians across Nebraska hear versions of that question almost every day as more and more readers use electronic devices to obtain, share, read, and store... more››
At the crossroads. A phrase used often when talking about libraries in America, also true in Nebraska where libraries are facing new directions in serving users and remaining... more››
In the past 10 years, the use of social media has skyrocketed. Around 2 billion people use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. In fact, 73% of all adults online today... more››
There’s a new strategic plan for Nebraska’s prisons, long troubled by overcrowding and other problems -- including a deadly riot at the prison in Tecumseh this spring. NET News... more››
The value of farmland is riding high, and so are the taxes farmers pay on that property. But as those numbers remain steady, the actual income farmers make from the land has... more››
Governor Pete Ricketts is not backing down in his opposition to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Nebraska. Ricketts’ remarks at a news conference Tuesday afternoon follow a... more››
A secret lies behind a downtown storefront in the small northeast Nebraska town of Lyons. It's one of four public art projects in rural communities in northeastern Nebraska,... more››
Migrant workers travel rural areas in the U.S. picking crops like cotton, apples, and melons. As they move, they find few social services and even less affordable housing. That... more››
The population of monarch butterflies has declined so dramatically in recent years that the iconic insect is being considered for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered... more››

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