In many communities, the local school district is the largest food provider, filling thousands of hungry bellies every day. But trying to feed healthy food to some of the... more››
Stores and restaurants serve up more than 400 million pounds of food each year. But with food retail stores catering to consumers’ demand for immaculate food around the clock,... more››
Americans eat only about half the meat produced by farm animals. Where does the rest go? To everything from soap to medicine. It’s not a pretty process, but the meat industry has... more››
About one-third of all the food around the globe is wasted, according to the United Nations. Here in the U-S, we waste billions of pounds of food each year. But mostly, food goes... more››
Millions of tons of food end up in the landfill each year instead of on our plates. That’s while millions of Americans are hungry and landfills are filling up. Harvest Public... more››
With school now back in session, many Nebraska teachers are faced with the reality of having to pay hundreds of dollars out-of-pocket for classroom supplies. It's an ongoing... more››
Psychiatrists who evaluated Nikko Jenkins told a Nebraska legislative investigation Thursday they recommended he be sent to in the Lincoln Regional Center before he was released... more››
County attorneys in Nebraska respond to small quantity pot cases in dramatically different ways. The range of charges, fines, and opinions came to light in a recent hearing... more››
In Nebraska, the state keeps information on Bakken crude oil shipments by rail confidential. In Iowa and Missouri, that is public information. The difference reflects questions... more››
Government inspectors all over the country are supposed to ensure the meat we eat is safe. But according to a growing chorus of current and former inspectors - and a number of... more››
Nebraska’s four U.S. Senate candidates differed on immigration, guns, foreign policy and more at their debate last night in North Platte.  Republican Ben Sasse, Democrat Dave... more››
The four candidates on the ballot in Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race face off Sunday in North Platte, in the campaign’s final debate. NET News, in cooperation with the Nebraska... more››