The Nebraska Legislature overcame a filibuster and approved “Choose Life” license plates Monday. And a committee met to try and resolve differences over proposed tax changes.The... more››
Hybrid seed and nitrogen fertilizer transformed farming in the 20th century, but are also tied to major challenges in the ag industry. Now, members of two families that helped... more››
It would be easier for ex-felons to vote, but harder for teachers to get early retirement, under bills advanced by the Nebraska Legislature Friday.Under current law, someone... more››
The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, has been very good to many Midwest agriculture producers. That’s why many farmers and ranchers are nervous about President... more››
Oregon photographer Jim Lommasson has spent the last several years working with Iraqi refugees in a collaborative storytelling project. Some of that work is being shown now at... more››
Nebraska lawmakers appear locked in a game of chicken over taxes, as taxpayers look on to see who swerves first, and who gets helped, or hurt.It’s the dilemma that’s faced... more››
There’s an old army fort on the edge of the Sandhills that offers a glimpse into the life of soldiers 140 years ago. For this NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias takes us on a... more››
Senators moved toward increasing penalties for sex trafficking and making it easier for political parties to maintain their place on the ballot in the Nebraska Legislature... more››
Farmers rely on data, often from the Department of Agriculture, to plant the right crops to make a profit. But what would happen if that underlying data was inaccurate? That’s a... more››
Proposals to stimulate bioscience businesses, help parents with problem pregnancies, and increase penalties for sex trafficking were among measures considered by the Nebraska... more››
Nebraska school districts have concerns over changing immigration policy. What role will a school play if a student’s parents are apprehended in a raid? A few are looking back to... more››
A new drug to help combat the effects of Parkinson’s disease was demonstrated as safe and generally well tolerated during preliminary stages of a human trial. The findings of the... more››