President Trump made campaign promises to pull the U.S. out of big trade deals and focus on one-on-one agreements with other countries. But that has farmers worried they will... more››
President Donald Trump spent the campaign pledging to revive rural communities, where many voters felt ignored by previous administrations. But after announcing changes to rural... more››
In the just-ended legislative session, Nebraska lawmakers balanced a budget at one point projected to have a nearly $1 billion shortfall. But they also left behind a lot of... more››
One of the biggest New Deal projects of the 1930s took the form of a giant landscape planning project across the Great Plains. Today we explore the history of the Prairie States... more››
The Nebraska Legislature ended its 2017 session Tuesday with lawmakers offering different perspectives on what they accomplished and what remains to be done.At the close of a... more››
Nebraska teachers are trying to find creative ways to get their students out of the classroom, and out into nature. It's part of a larger push to get kids interested in the... more››
A leading research center focused on local farmers and environmental conservation is hanging on by a thread. Most of its funding has been cut even as the movement to diversify... more››
After spending nearly 42 years in prison, 15,236 days, Juneal Pratt was granted parole. He assured members of the Nebraska Parole Board it was his intent to never give the state... more››
In a day of sometimes bitter debate, Nebraska lawmakers failed to override any of Gov. Pete Ricketts’ budget vetoes.The major fight took place over a proposal by the... more››
A group of Lincoln High School students and their teacher hope a new sculpture that combines photography, writing and some basic engineering will do more than just fill up an... more››
The Nebraska Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Tuesday recommended overriding a little more than half the money Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed out of the budget for the next two... more››
Lots of people take prescription opioid painkillers to deal with acute pain. But abuse of these is killing Nebraskans. Mike Tobias talks with Nebraska’s attorney general and a... more››

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