Blue light poles have long been beacons of safety on the nation’s college campuses. But as their use decreases, some universities are looking to new technology to serve the same... more››
The Nebraska School Activities Association is taking steps to clean up competition—not on the playing field-- but in speech and drama activities. “I was up in arms, when I heard... more››
For those living in remote areas, seeing the stars is no big deal. But for the many people who live in cities, spotting the Big Dipper can be tough. City lights are to blame —... more››
The Nebraska Legislature convenes its 2014 session Wednesday, with issues affecting taxpayers, natural resources, and crime and punishment likely to top the agenda.There will be... more››
After the four largest U.S. beef companies placed a temporary ban on buying animals that had been fed the growth promotion additive Zilmax, citing animal welfare concerns, drug... more››
New herbicide-resistant corn and soybeans are a step closer to reaching farm fields in the U.S. They would help farmers control weeds that are no longer killed by the popular... more››
For the first time in nearly 10 years, the nation’s beef herd may be poised for growth, which could mean relief from rising meat prices. But with the fewest cattle in the beef... more››
Some Nebraska parents are calling for lawmakers to change the current school attendance policy, but one senator says concerned parents need to talk to the school board. Under... more››
The popcorn crop was hammered by the 2012 drought. Historic weather dried up unirrigated crops, or demanded extra irrigation water. The low popcorn supply leaves retailers stuck... more››
Anyone starting a new business dreads that tricky first step.Before making money most start-ups must find people with money.  That’s were Josh Shear and Jen Carlson find... more››
All year long, lawmakers in Washington have said they want to pass a full five-year farm bill. Even though negotiators from the House-Senate conference committee say they are... more››
Those who come first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business. Female entrepreneurs and... more››