Three teenagers from small town Nebraska. Two went to war and never came home. The other spent much of this year giving new life to their story. Here’s how and why this happened.... more››
Nebraska isn’t famous for its beer—yet. But there are now more than 25 craft breweries in the state, and several have won major national and international awards. That's led to... more››
A slaughterhouse is a safer place to work than it used to be, according to a new government report. But data gathered by federal regulators doesn’t likely capture all the risks... more››
Sometimes it’s not only the criminal who holds the gun, but the person who bought it.Last year Jalita Johnson walked out of a pawn shop in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with a Glock... more››
A detention facility for high-risk youth has been the center of debate for one Nebraska community. Kearney looks to deal with issues at its Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment... more››
Monarch butterflies are disappearing. Scientists agree that in the last 20 years, populations of the black and orange insects have been in decline. But there's much less... more››
Most school districts have moved to comply with stricter nutrition standards since the U.S. Department of Agriculture imposed them almost four years ago. But kitchens lack... more››
2016 UPDATE: The May 18 post from Lincoln climber Robert Kay was short: "summit." One word that told those following his fourth attempt to climb Mount Everest that he had reached... more››
University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are looking toward planting their first research crop of industrial hemp after receiving long-awaited approval form the federal Drug... more››
Update: A company that wants to build a chicken processing plant in the eastern Nebraska city of Fremont has asked the city to annex land  for the project. Costco Wholesale... more››
We all learned it as kids: Old MacDonald has a farm and on that farm he has a cow that says “moo.” But why do cows moo? Farmers know how to interpret their animals, and now... more››
You’ve heard about drones – unmanned aircraft – being used for everything from military attacks to documentary filming. Now, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is designing one... more››