Rural electric cooperatives brought electricity to the country’s most far-flung communities. In Western Colorado, one co-op is trying to spur economic development by generating... more››
Researchers at the Land Institute are working on the gold standard: a new way of farming that mirrors natural, sustainable ecosystems and remains profitable for farmers. Forty... more››
An executive MBA course at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration is giving students an inside look at how one of the world’s foremost investors... more››
In the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll, small town residents stressed the importance of their local schools and their educational priorities. NET News talks with Becky Vogt, survey... more››
This year was a very good year for growing wheat, but that means it could be a very bad year for wheat farmers. The wheat harvest was big, and prices are down to their lowest... more››
This fall Nebraska voters will decide whether the state will have the death penalty. It’s a complex, emotional topic, as NET News discovered sitting in on a college class... more››
More than a century ago, ambitious Nebraskans convinced President Theodore Roosevelt to designate two tracts of land in the state as national forest. He agreed, even though most... more››
It’s been 10 years since the first of several major fires swept through the Pine Ridge in northwest Nebraska. Foresters are still working to restore the area, not to the way it... more››
Requiring a search warrant be obtained most times a drunk driver gets a blood test set off a flurry of appeal cases in the Nebraska Supreme Court. The change in how blood... more››
The chancellor of the University of Nebraska Omaha, John Christensen, is retiring. At a press conference Monday morning, Chancellor Christensen announced his last day in the... more››
Farming in the fertile Midwest is tied to an environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. But scientists are studying new ways to lessen the environmental impact of nitrogen and... more››
Nebraska officials announced plans today/Thursday to complete the state’s long-delayed expressway program by 2033.The plan is to use $300 million from funding set aside by the... more››

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