Nebraska Public Power District says Nebraska needs a new power line, but the proposed path cuts right through the heart of the Sandhills. Some landowners in the area say the... more››
It’s springtime and many people are putting on their gardening gloves and planting some tomatoes or maybe tulips in their backyard. But there’s another kind of garden that you... more››
Last summer, four young journalists launched “Fly Over Me,” a long-form multimedia documentary project. They wanted to tell the stories of rural America—and in particular, those... more››
The number of people getting help for compulsive gambling in Nebraska shot up in the first quarter of 2014 after several years of gradual decline.  Rather than reflecting a... more››
Asian carp are an invasive fish taking over portions of American rivers like the Missouri and Mississippi. The only way to beat them may be to eat them. But Americans don’t have... more››
In Nebraska, Latinos make up 9 percent of the state’s population and that share is increasing. But among voters, Latinos have one of the lowest turnout rates, especially during... more››
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to allow beef imports from certain sections of Brazil, despite the South American country’s history of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth... more››
In a six-way primary, Nebraska Republicans nominated Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts for governor. Meanwhile, former University of Nebraska Regent and former director of the... more››
Nebraska’s 2014 primary election wrapped up last night (see more coverage from NET News here). To take a look at some of the trends behind the results, NET News spoke with by Dr... more››
NET News Campaign Connection 2014 coverage brings you the latest news, updates and behind-the-scenes stories from the Nebraska primary election.  Check back for more stories... more››
The Missouri River burst out of its banks in epic fashion three years ago. The flood covered thousands of acres of land and dredged up old debates about how the river should be... more››
Nebraskans are cleaning up from a series of powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes that hit the state from Hastings to Omaha Sunday.As a drizzle fell on downtown Sutton Monday... more››