There’s a new strategic plan for Nebraska’s prisons, long troubled by overcrowding and other problems -- including a deadly riot at the prison in Tecumseh this spring. NET News... more››
The value of farmland is riding high, and so are the taxes farmers pay on that property. But as those numbers remain steady, the actual income farmers make from the land has... more››
Governor Pete Ricketts is not backing down in his opposition to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Nebraska. Ricketts’ remarks at a news conference Tuesday afternoon follow a... more››
A secret lies behind a downtown storefront in the small northeast Nebraska town of Lyons. It's one of four public art projects in rural communities in northeastern Nebraska,... more››
Migrant workers travel rural areas in the U.S. picking crops like cotton, apples, and melons. As they move, they find few social services and even less affordable housing. That... more››
The population of monarch butterflies has declined so dramatically in recent years that the iconic insect is being considered for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered... more››
As rifle deer hunting season opens this weekend, a deer shot in Broken Bow could end up feeding a needy family as far away as Omaha. That’s because of the Hunters Helping the... more››
World leaders meet in Paris later this month to discuss climate change. This week, climatologists, researchers, and policymakers are converging on the University of Nebraska-... more››
A special event last weekend gave special recognition to Nebraska's Gold Star families. The Gold Star Kids Honor Flight brought together 55 widows and children of military... more››
One man’s plan to open a set of strip clubs along the I-80 corridor in Nebraska is forcing two counties, and perhaps several others, to reexamine the zoning laws used to regulate... more››
In 1944, young Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers fought in what’s been called one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. The 1991 NET documentary "All Hell Can’t Stop Us"... more››
President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada's request to build the Keystone XL pipeline today (Friday, Nov. 6).The announcement came just a few days after the White House... more››