It’s summer, and flowers are blooming. This season is more than a pretty time of year. It’s when plants perform an elaborate dance to draw pollinators close. Blossoms can last... more››
School is where a lot of people are first exposed to poetry. That first experience with poetry can shade a person’s love – or hate – of poetry for a lifetime.Poets do a lot of... more››
It did not take long for Nebraska couples to celebrate and take advantage of the United States Supreme Court ruling on same sex-marriage. Same sex couples signed their marriage... more››
Supporters of capital punishment are on the streets gathering signatures for a referendum to keep the death penalty on the books, after the Nebraska Legislature voted to repeal... more››
A program in Omaha is giving some youth in trouble with the law an alternative to jail. It has them involved in an activity most never considered -- participating in a color... more››
The FBI says health care fraud costs the United States tens of billions of dollars a year, and Nebraska is not immune from this crime. Randy Reeder was living Doniphan, a small... more››
The College World Series came to Omaha in 1950. It’s been a summer tradition ever since, but not everything is the same. Five years ago the tournament moved to TD Ameritrade Park... more››
In the U.S., one in six people struggles with hunger – one in eight in Nebraska. Food pantries across the country pass out food to help these people put meals on the table. But... more››
Last year, a central Nebraska woman helped save a man’s life when she donated her kidney to him. But she isn’t satisfied with saving just one person.Living in Broken Bow,... more››
When it comes to hazardous jobs, farming is in the top three with transportation and mining. Many times after an accident farmers end up as amputees, but they have a limited... more››
Graduating college is a major accomplishment. When you think about the factors that can make it more challenging, it’s even more remarkable to graduate. Those factors include:... more››
Every 17 years, an endless buzzing fills Nebraska's wooded areas as Brood IV periodical cicadas emerge from the ground. NET News reporter Ben Bohall talks with University of... more››