Late summer in the Midwest is tomato season. Time for tomato growers to pick their bounty. What you pay for a tomato varies from the supermarket to the farmers market. But many... more››
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey likes to say that geography is fate. She was born in the deep South in 1966, just one year after the passage of the Voting Rights Act and two... more››
Nebraska’s problem-solving courts are attracting the interest of state policy makers looking for alternatives to prison for non-violent offenders. The story of one recent... more››
Peer-to-peer ride sharing services are becoming more popular in metropolitan areas in Nebraska and across the United States.  The service has not taken off without controversy,... more››
A recent outbreak of shigella, bacterium which cause flu-like illness, has been sweeping through daycare centers in Nebraska. It’s easily transmitted and while not as widespread... more››
The Nebraska State Fair was the host site for a political debate Monday night. Six candidates hoping to fill the seat Senator Mike Johanns is vacating debated topics ranging from... more››
In many states, “ag gag” laws keep critics of production agriculture from secretly recording videos of farm operations. Now those same critics have plans to fly drones over farms... more››
The Linh Quang Buddhist Center near Lincoln is one of nine places in Nebraska for the state’s 10,000 Buddhists to gather.  This week has been a big one for Linh Quang, which... more››
One of Nebraska’s largest insurance companies is jousting  with one of the state’s largest group of hospitals, in a dispute over money. But the contest reflects changes in... more››
Artists use their work to understand the human experience. So here in America’s breadbasket, many artists turn their eyes on Midwestern farming. The intersection of agriculture... more››
The transition from being at war to coming home isn’t easy for many soldiers. There are often challenges like mental health issues, getting along with family and friends, or... more››
For soldiers, the impact of combat lasts long after the shooting stops. In today’s NET News Signature Story from Mike Tobias, Nebraska veterans from Korea to Afghanistan, and... more››