No need to hoard milk and ice cream over New Year’s Day. Turns out, the “dairy cliff” is not as steep as we may have once thought.For over a year, farm bill watchers have warned... more››
It was a day like no other in Nebraska’s history. On March 23, 1913, Easter Sunday, seven tornadoes struck eastern Nebraska, ripping through Omaha and several smaller towns.... more››
Every spring, millions of birds migrate through the Platte River in central Nebraska on their way north. They’ve been doing it for thousands of years. But as man-made demands on... more››
You’ve probably never been to McKissick Island. Actually, you’ve probably never heard of it. We take a trip to McKissick Island and explain why it may be the most geographically-... more››
At one point during World War II, 40 percent of the U.S. Navy’s weapons and ammunition came from central Nebraska. NET News recently reported on a former military arsenal in... more››
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to China this week to ask Chinese regulators to get on the same page as the U.S. when it comes to evaluating genetically modified... more››
The United States has a long history of making and storing military weapons around the country. Some of those sites became contaminated, requiring lengthy and expensive... more››
More than 200,000 Nebraskans do not have health insurance, and with 11.4 percent of the population uninsured the state ranks in the top half nationally (16th) for fewest... more››
The Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce says a number of business owners across Nebraska are reporting a lack of skilled labor in the marketplace. This shortage is costly to both... more››
A new model for suburban development is springing up across the country that taps into the local food movement. Farms, complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees, are... more››
Nebraska stands alone as the only state in the country relying solely on volunteers to provide elderly, poor, or disabled residents with required court-appointed guardians to... more››
When the Nebraska Legislature reconvenes next month, senators are expected to introduce a new proposal to expand Medicaid, with a bigger role for insurance companies. Supporters... more››