If you subscribe to the idea higher education can be a “faith killer” for students let loose for the first time on a secular college campus, you might want to think again. A new... more››
Nebraska lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday for and against a proposed two-year moratorium on wind farms in the Sandhills. And the 150th anniversary of statehood was celebrated... more››
Any educator will tell you every student has a right to learn, and that can only happen in a school environment if a teacher keeps an orderly classroom. But that’s becoming the... more››
The Nebraska Legislature took a step Tuesday toward authorizing “Choose Life” license plates, taking a procedural shortcut that could have future repercussions. And senators read... more››
A partnership between a Silicon Valley startup and Nebraska’s largest utility will create jobs while reducing emissions from a coal-fired power plant. The Sheldon Station power... more››
There was more bad budget news for the state of Nebraska Monday, as revenue forecasts were cut again even as the university asked for more money. And senators continued to debate... more››
Americans are trying to climb out of a massive hole of student debt worth around $1 trillion. After college, many graduates put off dream careers to pay off loans. That’s... more››
A proposal to modernize and speed up keno games was killed, and senators began debating whether “Choose Life” license plates should be offered, in the Nebraska Legislature Friday... more››
When your town is built in a place that was sacred to Native Americans and includes a history of slavery, it takes some courage to face the past.On a bitterly cold afternoon... more››
Efforts to improve the juvenile justice system moved ahead, and tougher penalties for sex traffickers were advocated in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday.In 2015, juvenile court... more››
Nebraska celebrates its 150th birthday on March 1. NET News talked with historians about the defining events from our state’s history and what we can learn from the past.On a... more››
Senators heard arguments Wednesday for and against increasing sales taxes to reduce property taxes. And they gave first-round approval to repealing a ban on teachers wearing... more››