The Plains have experienced prolonged, and in some places severe, drought during the last several years. But could drought ever make Nebraska’s Sandhills resemble the Sahara? Yes... more››
Change is coming to the poultry industry, but not everyone is happy about it. Reforms to poultry plant inspections are driven in part by food safety concerns and government... more››
There’s a new sport in Nebraska. Actually, it’s an old one, but it’s making its way back to the heartland, and the U.S., through the most enthusiastic of sports fans: kids.Early... more››
 Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning announced Thursday a criminal investigation into the Department of Corrections over sentencing miscalculations that... more››
When Nebraskans vote this November, they are scheduled to face the question of whether or not to legalize betting on “replayed” horse races. But opponents are trying to keep that... more››
If you’re looking to catch a flight out of some of Nebraska’s smaller airports, there’s a good chance your flight could be cancelled. While many agree a pilot shortage is to... more››
Nebraska gubernatorial candidates Pete Ricketts (R) and Chuck Hassebrook (D) will meet in October for a debate sponsored by NET News and the Nebraska Broadcasters Association. ... more››
While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some parts are drier than they ever were during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. But even... more››
For Harvest Public Media's "My Farm Roots," people share stories and memories of what connects them to farm life in their words. Dan Hromas of York, Nebraska tells about his... more››
Agriculture is a cornerstone of the Midwest economy. In some states, it may become a right. Nebraska passed a right to farm law back in 1982. When Missouri voters go to the polls... more››
Nebraska’s two-year-old policy of denying driver licenses to a select group of young immigrants faces fresh scrutiny in the courts and from members of the state legislature in... more››
About one-fifth of the U.S. population lacks adequate access to doctors. Rural counties in Nebraska and other Midwestern states often don’t have enough. A controversial new kind... more››

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