Corrections Director Scott Frakes is requesting 165 new positions and a $75 million construction program to deal with Nebraska’s troubled prison system. The proposed new spending... more››
Whiteclay, Nebraska has four stores that sell millions of cans a beer each year to residents of the nearby -- and officially dry -- Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Now, some local... more››
Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton thinks she can earn an electoral vote in traditionally Republican Nebraska. She’s targeting a congressional district that has... more››
In an effort to turn away from chemical pesticides, which can potentially damage the environment, some farmers are changing directions in the struggle of farmers versus pests.... more››
Can a person's actions be so heinous to justify ending their life? For more than 100 years state law said yes: in such a case the courts had the power to bring on the death of... more››
The county attorney with jurisdiction over Whiteclay, Nebraska says questions are still being investigated in connection with an alleged assault in the reservation border town... more››
When shoppers browse meat at the grocery store, they are confronted with all kinds of brands and labels making it hard to tell whether the meat comes from animals that were... more››
Recording Nebraska’s weather history is a big task, but a volunteer network spread across the state is up to the task. One volunteer in Ainsworth has been at it for seven decades... more››
From the humming Ferris wheel, to the snorts and moos of livestock, state and county fairs are noisy and chaotic. But as you stroll across the fairground, don’t be surprised if... more››
The Nebraska Department of Education is utilizing a new project to work with schools categorized as “needing improvement.” But will it work? AcQuESTT is a strange-sounding... more››
Nebraska lawmakers are asking questions about staffing state prisons. At a hearing held by a legislative committee studying prison reform, the director of the Nebraska Department... more››
Over the course of nearly two months, field producer Pete Stegen and conservation photographer Mike Forsberg traveled 1,000 miles across the Platte Basin to call attention to the... more››