The Volland Store is not a store but an art gallery surrounded by ranchland in Kansas. After a preservationist saved the long-empty building that used to house the area’s general... more››
The Nebraska Legislature on Thursday rejected an effort to let cities and counties off the hook financially if certain people are injured in police chases. And lawmakers... more››
There are mounting concerns about the direction of the farm economy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farm income to fall for the third year in a row in 2016. At the... more››
Terminally ill people could get drugs to end their life from a doctor under a proposal heard in the Nebraska Legislature. And debate continued on when cities and counties should... more››
After years of frustrating delays in processing DNA samples and drug-related evidence from the Nebraska State Patrol crime lab, both prosecutors and defense lawyers hope a new... more››
A proposal to guarantee the right to farm and ranch in the state constitution ran into questions of need and practicality in the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday. The proposed state... more››
Homelessness is more than a big city problem. As part of our special reporting project “Homeless in Nebraska,” Mike Tobias reports on the challenges of finding and helping the... more››
 After debating whether the U.S. Constitution needs to be amended to make the federal government more fiscally responsible, Nebraska lawmakers on Monday rejected an effort to... more››
After crossing the border from Mexico, tens of thousands of unaccompanied child immigrants were re-settled in the U.S. while awaiting immigration proceedings. Many now live in... more››
The story of black Muslims in the U.S. is as old as the story of its founding. But much of it is forgotten – a lapse that can make room for falsehoods and fear. Some in Omaha are... more››
Nebraska state senators Friday debated whether or not to regulate fantasy sports betting, and heard a proposal requiring refugee resettlement agencies be ready to pay up to $25... more››
The Northeastern Missouri town of Kirksville, has a population of just over 17,000 people. It’s also home to Truman State University, a liberal arts school with about 6,000... more››

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