It's a warm summer morning in Omaha. A team of teenagers adorned in green T-shirts is cleaning up tree and shrub debris south of 36th and F streets. Christopher Butler is one of... more››
It's not easy to convince people at the Winnebago Tribe Powwow to talk about politics and the upcoming election. It's not only talking over the steady, infectious rhythm of the... more››
Outside the abandoned ALCO discount store in Alliance, Neb., it looked like Black Friday. Dozens of people were camped out on a hot July night, sitting in lawn chairs, listening... more››
Nebraska will give companies about half a billion dollars in tax incentives under the "Nebraska Advantage" program over the next decade. Supporters say that's worth it for the... more››
Farm-based tourism attractions like u-pick berry patches, wine tastings, dude ranches and guided hunting trips have been in the Midwest for years - but California, Texas and... more››
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part Signature Story report on "The Future of Nebraska Energy." You can find part one here. Robert Byrnes' small farm near Lyons in... more››
If Nebraska became capable of producing 7,800 megawatts of wind energy annually by 2030, it could add as much as $14 billion to the state's economy, according to the National... more››
Editor's note: Read part one of this series here. Lincoln unschooler Michael Landreth is not public education's number one fan. "I want to go on record to say that the idea of a... more››
More than 500 people gathered outside the Nebraska State Capitol on Sunday night for a hastily-called candlelight vigil, responding to word of a brutal assault of a gay woman in... more››
One hundred and fifty years ago this month, congress passed the Morrill Act. Even though it is often overshadowed by two other laws passed in 1862 - The Homestead Act and the... more››
Editor's note: In the first part of our series on alcoholism and Whiteclay, we took you to this small Nebraska town on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South... more››
Whiteclay, Neb. sits on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The town is located a few miles from a sign that welcomes visitors to "The Good Life."... more››

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