Humans have been breeding animals for millennia. Now, there’s a modern development. Genetically engineered animals could be coming soon to your dinner plate. Regulators are... more››
Meatpackers with plants in Nebraska will be able to own hogs in the state, under a bill passed by the Legislature Friday. And a proposal to spend half a million dollars to try... more››
Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.A statement Thursday from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the... more››
In its early days, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was a popular Victorian-era spa resort, with visitors arriving by train to take the water cure in the 1890s.In the 1940s, a group of... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts proposal to relieve property taxes by holding down local spending and limiting ag land valuation increases ran into questions in a public hearing Thursday. And... more››
Eating local is a challenge in places where snow flies in the winter. There are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables at grocery stores, but they’re imported from places like... more››
Letting Nebraskans drive with only one license plate, and raising fees for hunting and fishing, were among ideas discussed in the Legislature today Wednesday.Sen. Jim Scheer of... more››
In the last decade, drought hit the Wind River Reservation in west-central Wyoming hard. The tribes that live there: the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone, depend almost... more››
A strong winter snow storm has affected much of Nebraska, closing parts of Interstate 80 and leaving thousands without power.The number of Nebraska utility customers without... more››
From the state capitol to city streets, Nebraskans are grappling with the problem of homelessness. But the problem looks different from different angles, as does the search for... more››
A proposal to ask Nebraska voters if they want to let 18-year-olds serve as governor, legislator or judge is advancing in the Legislature. And lawmakers heard a proposal giving... more››
Presidential candidates have been in Iowa for months. But aside from ethanol policy they have not spent much time talking about the biggest industry in the Midwest – agriculture... more››