In the U.S., one in six people struggles with hunger – one in eight in Nebraska. Food pantries across the country pass out food to help these people put meals on the table. But... more››
Last year, a central Nebraska woman helped save a man’s life when she donated her kidney to him. But she isn’t satisfied with saving just one person.Living in Broken Bow,... more››
When it comes to hazardous jobs, farming is in the top three with transportation and mining. Many times after an accident farmers end up as amputees, but they have a limited... more››
Graduating college is a major accomplishment. When you think about the factors that can make it more challenging, it’s even more remarkable to graduate. Those factors include:... more››
Every 17 years, an endless buzzing fills Nebraska's wooded areas as Brood IV periodical cicadas emerge from the ground. NET News reporter Ben Bohall talks with University of... more››
Drawings done by executed serial killer John Joubert in the 1980s remain out of public view while the Nebraska Supreme Court decides if the artwork should be released to an... more››
Walk down a grocery store aisle today and you’re likely to find lots of food, each with its own marketing claims. Whether a product says it’s low fat or hormone-free is largely... more››
Before a new food shows up at the supermarket it is carefully developed and tested in a lab. Part of the education for food science students is learning first-hand how companies... more››
After more than 70 years, there’s closure this week for the family of a Nebraska man killed in Germany during World War II.2nd Lt. Alvin Beethe of Elk Creek, Nebraska, was an... more››
A Nebraska native, and the boats he built for the military, was honored June 6, 2015 on the anniversary of D-Day, with a new memorial on the beaches of Normandy, France. Andrew... more››
A newly-created position in the office of Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson will focus on human trafficking.Omaha attorney Stephen O’Meara is the state’s first human... more››
Many commercial cannabis growers use chemicals to control bugs and mold. But since the plant is legal in Colorado but still illegal at the federal level, state regulators are... more››

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