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Older Nebraskans seeing access to care diminish as more nursing homes close

When Wymore's Good Samaritan Center closed in 2017, Virginia Swift was forced to leave the nursing home in the town in which she had grown up and move 14 miles down the road to another home.

Subsidies total $694M for Nebraska farmers

As the trade war between the U.S. and China drags on, Nebraska farmers have pocketed $694 million in federal payments designed to cushion the blow of tariffs leveled against American ag exports.

Viral and vital: The Nebraska beer fridge that survived a fire, flood and found worldwide fame

Finding the magic beer fridge in the middle of a flood-scarred field six months ago was Kyle Simpson’s first surprise.


Compelling insights from the heart of our community.

Don Walton: Property taxes, Ernie and lemon pastries

It's not easy for urban and rural senators to reach consensus on broad tax reform.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: 'She would like a job where something like this wouldn’t happen to her'

Gloria Sarmiento scrolls through her phone, pulling up photos of injured meatpacking workers as we head out of Lincoln — her Nebraska Appleseed colleague Magdalena "Maggie" Cazarez driving us north.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: The Husker history behind the couple in Section 25, Row 30

Rhiannon Svitak thought last season would be the last season.

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