Congress and the White House appear far from a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. The sudden changes in taxes and spending would hit home for some... more››
Almost forty years after abortion was legalized in the United States, controversy over the procedure remains relatively unchanged.  Planned Parenthood, often seen as a standard-... more››
More than 600 people packed a hearing in Albion, Neb. Tuesday night to discuss the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.This was the first and only hearing on the Nebraska... more››
The focus on the electric vehicle market has been in urban areas, leaving potential customers in rural areas wondering if the development of new cars and trucks is leaving them... more››
The U.S. Department of Agriculture updates its ag census every five years and is preparing to send farmers new surveys in December. One trend to watch is the growing number of... more››
Justice by lynch mob was more common a part of Nebraska’s early history than you might think.  Research into one of the history’s darker chapters reveals lynching was not only... more››
Four years after being forced out of the Nebraska Legislature by term limits, Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha is coming back. And the return of the veteran legislator known for... more››
Like Black Friday shopping, many families make it a holiday tradition to visit a local tree farm to harvest their own Christmas tree. This year the pines may be plentiful, but... more››
A dozen Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers are in the middle of a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. But their mission is more about farming than fighting.Amidst the barbed... more››
The United States is the world’s leading corn producer and exporter. But sending corn and other food abroad is just part of the equation when it comes to figuring out how we’ll... more››
At the same time extreme weather like flooding and drought is decreasing available land in Nebraska for farming and ranching, prices for agricultural products are climbing. You... more››
The Great Plains have undergone major changes through history.  The vast grasslands are now threatened by everything from climate change to grazing.   Nature photographer Michael... more››