Remember playing Monopoly and Scrabble around the dinner table? Arguing with your siblings about who gets to be the Car or the Scottish Terrier? Or whether Z-A-Q could ever be a... more››
Cattle numbers have been dwindling, thanks to drought and low cattle prices. But things are beginning to turn around. Ranchers in Nebraska and across the Midwest are eager to... more››
Retirements of veteran judges, changes in who practices law and an especially long term in office combined to give Gov. Dave Heineman a historic amount of influence over who... more››
For years, Latino immigrants have filled some of the least-glamorous, most physically taxing jobs in farming. But the current generation of Latino children may be uniquely... more››
A lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha challenges Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriages.Currently, same-sex marriage is legal in 33 states. The lawsuit for seven... more››
The latest Ebola patient to be treated in Omaha died Monday morning. Dr. Martin Salia is the second Ebola death to occur in the U.S. His doctors say by the time he arrived in... more››
Immigration is helping to re-shape what agriculture looks like in the Midwest. Farming is already more ethnically diverse than it was even a decade ago and immigrants of all... more››
When a house doesn’t have anyone to take care of it anymore, it starts to fall apart. If left alone too long, it can become too dangerous for anyone to live in, and cities have... more››
Farmers are about done bringing in what could be a record harvest. But thanks to the large crop, grain prices have fallen to their lowest levels in recent years. That’s bad for... more››
Like many states, Nebraska has greatly expanded early childhood education in recent years. The idea is to make sure kids are ready for kindergarten. But there are different... more››
In August, the Nebraska State Fair celebrated its fifth year in Grand Island. Moving the Fair from Lincoln was a costly, and relatively rare, decision. As planning is well... more››
The farm bill enacted earlier this year was supposed to save taxpayers money. But a massive drop in prices for the nation’s largest crops means many farmers may rely on the farm... more››