Of the six candidates running for Nebraska’s Republican nomination for governor, two are state senators: Tom Carlson of Holdrege, and Beau McCoy of Omaha. In this second of three... more››
Among the six candidates in Nebraska’s Republican primary for governor are two Omaha businessmen: Pete Ricketts and Bryan Slone. In this first of three NET News Campaign... more››
The number of farms in the U.S. is shrinking, according to the latest Census of Agriculture, released Friday. The census is taken every five years and shows the changing... more››
A year ago Ben Sasse was a relatively unknown small college president and political newcomer. Now he’s making a strong run in Nebraska’s Republican U.S. Senate race. In this NET... more››
Of the five Nebraska Republicans running for U.S. Senate, Shane Osborn was the candidate with the most name recognition at the start of the race. He’d been state treasurer and... more››
Ongoing coverage of Lincoln resident Robert Kay's third attempt to climb to the top of Mount Everest, as well as updates on the tragic accident that has claimed the lives of 16... more››
Like most of Nebraska’s Republican Senate candidates, Bart McLeay is a newcomer to running for office. But a seed of interest was planted long ago by a big name Nebraska... more››
Clifton Johnson's campaign is very different than the four other Republicans running in Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race. He doesn’t raise money or do interviews. He calls this... more››
Food doesn’t just come from a grocery store. Millions of farmers spend their lives producing the crops and raising the livestock that we eat and use. So it makes sense: If you’re... more››
Mike Johanns’ decision not to run for re-election led to a large field of Nebraska candidates for his U.S. Senate seat, including five Republicans. In this NET News Campaign... more››
The Nebraska Senate race is full of candidates—but mostly Republicans. There are only two men in the Democratic primary. As part of our 2014 Campaign Connection coverage, NET... more››
A climber from Lincoln was close enough to see and hear the avalanche that killed at least 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. It was the single deadliest accident ever on the... more››