Immigration is helping to re-shape what agriculture looks like in the Midwest. Farming is already more ethnically diverse than it was even a decade ago and immigrants of all... more››
When a house doesn’t have anyone to take care of it anymore, it starts to fall apart. If left alone too long, it can become too dangerous for anyone to live in, and cities have... more››
Farmers are about done bringing in what could be a record harvest. But thanks to the large crop, grain prices have fallen to their lowest levels in recent years. That’s bad for... more››
Like many states, Nebraska has greatly expanded early childhood education in recent years. The idea is to make sure kids are ready for kindergarten. But there are different... more››
In August, the Nebraska State Fair celebrated its fifth year in Grand Island. Moving the Fair from Lincoln was a costly, and relatively rare, decision. As planning is well... more››
The farm bill enacted earlier this year was supposed to save taxpayers money. But a massive drop in prices for the nation’s largest crops means many farmers may rely on the farm... more››
Farmers are racing to finish harvest, but corn and soybeans aren’t all they’re pulling out of their fields. Along with their crops, farmers are pulling in bushels of data this... more››
Dr. Krista Krebbs is a Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Specialist and Psychologist with the Department of Veteran Affairs Hospital in Grand Island, Nebraska. She spoke with... more››
Legalizing marijuana in Colorado created a land rush. State law says the drug has to be grown indoors, but layers of regulation meant to curb out-of-state investment and tight... more››
The alcohol related deaths of two Nebraska college students in Lincoln provided a disturbing reminder that sometimes the choices or lack of action by others can be part of a... more››
Voters in Nebraska’s second district finally know who will represent them in Congress.Eight term congressman Lee Terry formally conceded the race to his democratic challenger... more››
With the Republicans taking control of the U.S. Senate, some say legislation previously stymied by Democrats will move ahead – including to approve the proposed Keystone XL oil... more››