Signature Stories On Demand

November 4, 2013
Attracted to jobs in the meatpacking industry, communities of immigrants are springing up across rural America. In many towns, the schools serve as a... more››
November 1, 2013
A blizzard last month that killed thousands of cattle in Nebraska and South Dakota is showing how lawmakers’ slow progress on the farm bill is... more››
October 30, 2013
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychologist is on the front lines of the battle against bullying. For Susan Swearer, this involves everything from... more››
October 30, 2013
Author Annette Gordon-Reed will deliver this year’s Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities on Thomas Jefferson’s intellectual... more››
October 29, 2013
Nebraskans had their say on state taxes in public hearings this summer and fall. Now, the Legislature’s Tax Modernization Committee is deciding... more››
October 28, 2013
Hog operations across the Midwest are expanding and are often raising more hogs in smaller areas to improve economic efficiency. Some worry larger... more››
October 25, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control recently released results from a study which showed use of electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs”, has... more››
October 24, 2013
Nebraska leads the nation in the number of irrigated acres. The Platte River is one of the main sources of that irrigation water. Over time, those... more››
October 23, 2013
One of the biggest users of the Platte doesn’t actually take water out of the river. It’s used by wildlife—especially migrating birds. Most... more››
October 22, 2013
The Platte River is a major watershed for the plains, supporting people, agriculture and wildlife. For the past few years, a team has been capturing... more››