Omaha Public Schools is set to open its Virtual Learning School this month. It will be the first district-run online school in Nebraska, and it’s chosen a specific student... more››
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton brought her campaign to Omaha Monday, and with an assist from local billionaire Warren Buffett promised to promote an economy... more››
Though many university programs in agriculture see majority woman enrollment, many women find that male relatives are the ones who inherit the family farm.Growing up on a family... more››
The coal industry’s recent downturn is casting ripples throughout the economy in the West. Small railroad towns are dealing with the impact. In Wyoming, the unemployment rate is... more››
Mixed Martial Arts and boxing have rigorous new anti-drug regulations for professional and amateur competitors in Nebraska.Among other changes, random drug testing is now allowed... more››
In the Sandhills of Nebraska, you can gaze over miles of grass-covered dunes without seeing signs of human civilization, save the occasional fence line. But this picture may soon... more››
Rural life used to revolve around the agriculture industry. But farm work doesn’t take as many people as it used to. That has caused a decline in job numbers and left some small... more››
It can be difficult to find mental health care in rural America. There simply aren’t enough providers to cover the need over wide-open spaces. A small town in Nebraska hopes to... more››
Mental health services in rural Nebraska are few. The stresses from a changing climate could make it worse.As a child growing up in rural Nebraska, Keith Rexroth would often turn... more››
Many studies looking at the future of a changing climate have focused on impacts to water quantity—less snowpack in the mountains, more heat and drought. But a team from the... more››
Recent public acts of violence across the country and the world are opening up a dialogue on who is most at risk for being violent. On July 29th, experts from around the US will... more››
Chickens aren't a traditional pet. But with chicken coops springing up in more and more urban and suburban backyards, some owners take just as much pride in their poultry as... more››