Calling the widely reported claim of an anti-gay hate crime against former Husker basketball player Charlie Rogers “an incredible and outrageous lie,” a Lancaster County judge... more››
The last scheduled public meeting on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline brought hundreds of advocates and opponents to Grand Island Thursday.In one sense, the arguments over... more››
After 87 years of uninterrupted seasons of classical music performance, the Hastings Symphony Orchestra is at a crossroads.  Its musicians and fans are hoping community... more››
A new book released yesterday upends decades of secrecy surrounding the correspondence of famed Nebraska author Willa Cather. Before, scholars weren’t even allowed to quote from... more››
They’re not armed, and they’re not supposed to confront anyone. But in Omaha, several hundred citizens take turns patrolling their neighborhoods, in an effort to deter crime.It's... more››
Farmers throughout Nebraska and the Great Plains are preparing for what could be a tough, dry growing season. Limited irrigation resources pose a particular problem in Colorado... more››
You may think the only thing the homeless have in common with young skateboarders is the streets they share.  In Nebraska, though, one group is now reaching out to the other  --... more››
It may seem odd to talk about drought during a week that has included rain and snow across Nebraska. But the state has been dealing with severe drought conditions since last... more››
ConAgra is the largest store brand, or private label, food company in the U.S. It’s one of the few areas in the food industry that has shown solid growth. It also points out a... more››
The recent expansion of the federal Violence Against Women Act has been hailed as a milestone for Native women in the fight against domestic abuse and sexual assault. But it’s... more››
Most years farmers must file and pay their taxes by March 1, but this year the deadline was delayed to April 15 like everyone else. But it turns out that's one of the few... more››
5-10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sports season.   A new law passed last year in Nebraska aims to increase concussion awareness not just for high... more››