A growing number of hog farmers are going their own way. By raising only purebred hogs on specialty diets they are prospering in a difficult industry. Their business model puts... more››
Government incentives have long been used to help foster business. There are incentives for farming, manufacturing, and retail. Now, a growing number of Nebraska residents are... more››
There is history painted on the walls of a dozen small town Nebraska post offices; murals that tell stories of our past. It is part of an innovative Depression era government... more››
Over the last two decades, many regional seed companies based in farm states like Nebraska have been taken over by large corporations such as Monsanto and DuPont. But some... more››
As millions of Americans reach retirement age on a yearly basis, the demand for more health care workers is increasing dramatically. The Department of Labor says the fastest... more››
Gluten-free diets are wildly popular. But only about 1 percent of the U.S. population suffers from the disorder that causes gluten intolerance. This diet fad and others are... more››
Calling the widely reported claim of an anti-gay hate crime against former Husker basketball player Charlie Rogers “an incredible and outrageous lie,” a Lancaster County judge... more››
The last scheduled public meeting on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline brought hundreds of advocates and opponents to Grand Island Thursday.In one sense, the arguments over... more››
After 87 years of uninterrupted seasons of classical music performance, the Hastings Symphony Orchestra is at a crossroads.  Its musicians and fans are hoping community... more››
A new book released yesterday upends decades of secrecy surrounding the correspondence of famed Nebraska author Willa Cather. Before, scholars weren’t even allowed to quote from... more››
They’re not armed, and they’re not supposed to confront anyone. But in Omaha, several hundred citizens take turns patrolling their neighborhoods, in an effort to deter crime.It's... more››
Farmers throughout Nebraska and the Great Plains are preparing for what could be a tough, dry growing season. Limited irrigation resources pose a particular problem in Colorado... more››