The population of the small central Nebraska village of Taylor is growing. Sort of. Meet the villagers of Taylor, and the woman who put them there.The villagers of Taylor are... more››
 Opponents of Nebraska’s death penalty today filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking efforts to put the issue on next year’s election ballot.The Nebraska Legislature overrode Gov. Pete... more››
Nebraska’s electric rates have gone up faster than the national average in recent years. Advocates say competition between outside utilities and the Nebraska Public Power... more››
Vocational or career-oriented education is on the rise in schools across Nebraska. The popularity of this alternative curriculum is spreading faster than some school districts... more››
Farm runoff polluting drinking water and destroying aquatic wildlife habitat has been a problem in the Midwest for decades. Fearing a backlash from customers, some of the world's... more››
Throughout the cropland of the Midwest, farmers use chemicals on their fields to nourish the plants and the soil. But excess nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients can wash off... more››
A case of alleged video voyeurism at a high school in central Nebraska has the town of O’Neill rattled and law enforcement urging teenagers and their parents to consider the... more››
Solar storms are beautiful -- they cause the aurora borealis or northern lights. But they can also threaten to take down our most important piece of infrastructure -- the power... more››
Farmers in the Midwest are facing a situation they haven’t seen for a while. Grain prices are down. After some of the most lucrative years they’ve ever seen, some producers could... more››
After a federal judge struck down an Idaho law that made it illegal to take undercover video on farms and ranches, animal rights groups say they are primed to challenge similar... more››
The aging United States electricity grid is facing an increasing number of threats, ranging from severe weather events, to solar flares, to cyber terrorism.  Inside Energy... more››
Auto racing used to be a staple of the Nebraska State Fair, which is happening now in Grand Island. An unusual race drew a huge crowd a century ago.It was competition, and... more››