In Nebraska, the state keeps information on Bakken crude oil shipments by rail confidential. In Iowa and Missouri, that is public information. The difference reflects questions... more››
Government inspectors all over the country are supposed to ensure the meat we eat is safe. But according to a growing chorus of current and former inspectors - and a number of... more››
Nebraska’s four U.S. Senate candidates differed on immigration, guns, foreign policy and more at their debate last night in North Platte.  Republican Ben Sasse, Democrat Dave... more››
The four candidates on the ballot in Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race face off Sunday in North Platte, in the campaign’s final debate. NET News, in cooperation with the Nebraska... more››
When you’re hungry, do you reach for potato chips or peanuts? What about a handful of crickets? One daring entrepreneur is bucking the “yuck” factor and opening the first U.S.... more››
Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale decided Wednesday Mike Foley’s name will be on the ballot in November.  The state auditor will replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as... more››
The Nebraska Department of Education is slated to release its 2014 State of the Schools Report on October 24th. NET News’ Ben Bohall talked with NDE Commissioner Matt Blomstedt... more››
Following allegations of domestic violence by his sister, Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned Tuesday and dropped off the ticket with Republican gubernatorial candidate... more››
Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned from office Tuesday.The resignation comes one day after a judge issued a protection order against him for allegedly grabbing his sister... more››
Local food is no longer just a novelty, it’s a big business. But it’s also a business that is difficult to make work in some parts of the country. Farmers trying to grow local... more››
Like a dusty old photo album, heirloom seeds have been passed down through generations. But today’s gardeners likely wouldn’t have access to many of their favorite heirloom... more››
Nebraska voters won’t decide on expanded gambling this November after all, as the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday ordered a proposed constitutional amendment off the ballot.The... more››

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