The new director of Nebraska’s Department of Correctional Services says he hopes to reduce the number of inmates in restrictive housing by half over the next couple of years. And... more››
In the late 1930s, as a young boy in Gothenberg, Nebraska, writer Don Welch remembers visiting Old Pete, an injured whooping crane, on the Platte River.“I would go out and hold... more››
An attempt to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law failed Monday in the Legislature. And the Judiciary Committee is making last-minute changes before sending prison reform... more››
The organic sector is having an identity crisis. Many consumers don't know what the organic label means. But trying to figure out how to pay for promotional campaigns is dividing... more››
Nebraska lawmakers continued debate Friday on whether or not to repeal the state’s motorcycle helmet law. And a public hearing took place on allowing concealed weapons in bars... more››
Ten years ago today a group of Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers was in a life or death battle on a highway in Iraq. Mike Tobias looks back at the Battle of Bismarck, with... more››
 Nebraska lawmakers debated freedom of choice versus the social costs of repealing the state’s motorcycle helmet law, and Gov. Pete Ricketts’ chief of staff talked about the... more››
During the first half of the 2014/2015 school year, there were at least four documented threats of violence against schools in Nebraska. Most recently, a bomb threat was made... more››
Welfare benefits would increase in Nebraska, and restrictions on paying for signatures on initiative petitions would be eased, under proposals advancing in the Legislature.... more››
As children, how much of an influence do our siblings have on us? NET News' Ben Bohall talks with the authors of a recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study exploring the... more››
An attempt to return Nebraska to the winner-take-all system for electoral votes in presidential elections failed Tuesday in the Legislature. Meanwhile, the Judiciary Committee is... more››
Just south of Interstate 80, a little west of Kearney, semi trucks, trailers, and cars zip over the Elm Creek bridge on a January afternoon. Most drivers barely glance at the... more››