After a long battle with corn rootworm, Midwest farmers thought they’d found relief in genetically modified seeds engineered to produce toxins deadly to the pest. But recent... more››
Vacant lots are a big problem for cities that have lost a lot of their population, like Detroit and Cleveland. That’s got people tinkering with ways to do something meaningful... more››
A shrinking force of uniformed officers, poor morale and high overtime costs are among the concerns raised in a research study commissioned by the Nebraska State Patrol.NET News... more››
The village of Elk Creek in southeast Nebraska is small, home to just 100 people. However, these residents could soon see a relatively large influx of people and money, as plans... more››
The blue corduroy jacket worn by high school students in FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America, is an icon of rural life. To the average city dweller the jacket is a... more››
Michael Barth, is the Nebraska poetry state champion in Class C-1. The senior from Gordon-Rushville High School won with a selection about gender identity and acceptance of... more››
This story was updated at 6:42 pm CT.Yesterday, the Nebraska School Activities Association asked high school senior and state poetry champion Michael Barth to change his poetry... more››
This week the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosts the 40th Annual Great Plains Symposium: Drought in the Life, Cultures and Landscapes of the Great Plains. To preview the... more››
A team of Nebraska historians, archaeologists, and ecologists is working together to do an unusual kind of autopsy. They’re dissecting a sod house. Homesteaders across the Great... more››
Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too. But without new rules from federal... more››
Many Colorado farmers are still recovering from September's massive floods that destroyed farms and homes, and many continue to worry they won't have enough water for the fields... more››
A divorce case sent to the Nebraska Supreme Court may provide the first direct challenge to the state’s ban on same-sex marriage heard by the high court.Bonnie Nichols, legally... more››

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