When the economic recession hit in 2008, many industries experienced a drop-off in sales and growth. Not true for the craft brewing industry, which had double digit growth... more››
Forget Trekkies – there’s a new fandom in town, centered around a cartoon show created for little girls. Yet most of the fans? They’re males in their twenties. Take a peek inside... more››
ConAgra is the largest store brand, or private label, food company in the U.S. It’s one of the few areas in the food industry that has shown solid growth. It also points out a... more››
During the spring 2013  high school speech tournament season in Nebraska a Loup City High School student channeled his passion and personal experience with the state's juvenile... more››
On a recent bright fall morning, Robert Graff looked out the picture window of the modern house on land near Beatrice, Neb. his great-grandfather Joseph Graff homesteaded 150... more››
On Nov. 22, 1963, a shocked nation mourned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Fifty years later it’s an event that still resonates with many Nebraskans. The NET News... more››
A growing share of farmers are past retirement age. After decades of work, many aging farmers are comfortable. They’re making a good living likely own their farmland. And,... more››
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››