Rural life used to revolve around the agriculture industry. But farm work doesn’t take as many people as it used to. That has caused a decline in job numbers and left some small... more››
It can be difficult to find mental health care in rural America. There simply aren’t enough providers to cover the need over wide-open spaces. A small town in Nebraska hopes to... more››
Mental health services in rural Nebraska are few. The stresses from a changing climate could make it worse.As a child growing up in rural Nebraska, Keith Rexroth would often turn... more››
Many studies looking at the future of a changing climate have focused on impacts to water quantity—less snowpack in the mountains, more heat and drought. But a team from the... more››
Recent public acts of violence across the country and the world are opening up a dialogue on who is most at risk for being violent. On July 29th, experts from around the US will... more››
Chickens aren't a traditional pet. But with chicken coops springing up in more and more urban and suburban backyards, some owners take just as much pride in their poultry as... more››
A new report examines sex trafficking in Nebraska, the problem and solutions, from the perspective of those who have been trafficked.The report is called “Nothing About Us,... more››
Mark Harris first experienced Nebraska’s small town rodeos as a kid in McCook. Years later, the photographer and writer from Lincoln set out to tell the story of the state’s... more››
This fall, Nebraskans may have the chance to vote on legalizing casino gambling in the state. So far, almost all the money to put that issue on the ballot has come from the... more››
For years, Nebraska foresters have dreaded the arrival of a little green bug—the emerald ash borer, an ash tree killer. Last month, the bug was discovered in eastern Nebraska for... more››
Massive bison herds used to be a staple of the Great Plains, until we almost hunted them out of existence. Now, with a new designation as the country's national mammal, bison... more››
Scientists are cracking the code of life. They can copy and paste DNA to make disease-resistant pigs, or plants that kill pesky insects. But as science surges ahead, regulators... more››