When your town is built in a place that was sacred to Native Americans and includes a history of slavery, it takes some courage to face the past.On a bitterly cold afternoon... more››
Efforts to improve the juvenile justice system moved ahead, and tougher penalties for sex traffickers were advocated in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday.In 2015, juvenile court... more››
Nebraska celebrates its 150th birthday on March 1. NET News talked with historians about the defining events from our state’s history and what we can learn from the past.On a... more››
Senators heard arguments Wednesday for and against increasing sales taxes to reduce property taxes. And they gave first-round approval to repealing a ban on teachers wearing... more››
When the dangerous organism known as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli gets into the food system, it can be deadly. That's why more than 50 researchers at 18 different institutions... more››
Discussion of property taxes, LGBT rights, and whether or not teachers should be allowed to wear religious clothing, took center stage at the Capitol Tuesday. Property taxes have... more››
Farm income has declined behind lower commodity prices. One option for farmers looking for another way to make money could be to grow something different. Some could even raise... more››
Rural voters voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in the presidential election. For the reporting project ‘United and Divided,’ Harvest Public Media is taking a closer look at... more››
They were unlikely settlers of America’s heartland: children, shipped from New York City orphanages to small towns in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th Century. The small town... more››
Pipeline company TransCanada reapplied Thursday for permission to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska. And advocates of electrical deregulation pushed for a bill... more››
After two years of mild flu seasons, public health officials say hundreds of Nebraskans have fallen ill from the virus this season. Since the beginning of the year flu has been... more››
Nebraska lawmakers moved toward breaking a legislative logjam that’s prevented them from debating everything from schools and taxes to prisons and health care, as senators... more››

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