The Nebraska State Legislature will consider a plan to reform the state’s guardianship system. The bill (LB 920) advanced by the Judiciary Committee would budget around $1... more››
With the price of farmland at record levels across the Corn Belt, many farmers have been renting acres to plant. Now, with grain prices down, farmers who depend on renting risk... more››
When President Obama signs the new farm bill into law, both farmers and food stamp advocates will give a sigh of relief. Passing the legislation was an up and down process, and... more››
The movie “The Monuments Men” opens Friday, Feb. 7. It’s the story of an unlikely platoon of soldiers sent to Europe toward the end of World War II to rescue art masterpieces. It... more››
The ANDRILL project is an international collaboration of researchers--including from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln-- drilling deep into the Antarctic geological record to... more››
The U.S. Senate passed the farm bill Tuesday by a vote of 68-32, sending it to the president’s desk and ending years of political wrangling. President Obama previously indicated ... more››
Security has become a central focus of school districts across Nebraska, but are all districts on an equal playing field? One state senator says “no.” Lunch time at Southern... more››
The EPA wants to roll back the amount of ethanol mixed into the fuel supply for 2014. That has Nebraska farmers worried. Ethanol supporters warn if the EPA follows through, the... more››
More than two years in the making, the farm bill appears close to becoming law. After passing the House, the bill is moving on to the Senate. Not everyone’s going to like it, but... more››
After ten years Nebraska’s drug court system no longer wants to be considered an experiment.  While debate peaks over what to do about the state’s overcrowded prisons and county... more››
With no incumbents in either race, there’s a long list of primary election candidates for governor and U.S. Senate in Nebraska this spring. In the Senate race there are five... more››
In the Midwest, agriculture is dominated by the major commodities – corn, soybeans and wheat. Diverting acres away from a major crop to an un-tested crop is risky, but if farming... more››

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