I can think of no greater gift to us than our children, unless it is the gift of life we are all blessed with as you are reading this. This year has been taxing and challenging, but hopefully it has also been rewarding as an opportunity to reflect on how blessed we all truly are. The best th…
Harrison Ford’s recent popular movie “Call of the Wild” brought out some good memories of my call to the wild in western Montana in the late 1970’s. I remember going to the University of Montana my first quarter and smelling pine and spruce trees, looking at snow covered peaks fringed with f…
We are about as far from the ocean as you can get, but we are blessed with surface and groundwater like no other state. Our ocean is underground in the Ogallala aquifer, which is widely known, but our many streams and rivers are plentiful as well.
Questions about what will happen regarding Nebraska’s leading industry moving forward continues taking local and state leaders down the problem-solving path.
The colors were striking — the bright orange of a roasted sweet potato and the hunter green of grilled kale set against the stark white of the round dinner plate. Pan-roasted, medium-rare rack of lamb flanks the potato and kale.
State wildlife officers are still trying to find out who shot two elk — a cow and her calf — early last week in Boyd County.
NAFTA has been "incredibly successful" for the United States, Canada and Mexico and particularly beneficial for Nebraska, Gov. Pete Ricketts said Friday as he expressed optimism that the trade agreement will be improved rather than ended.
LINCOLN — Lincoln City Councilwoman Jane Raybould emerged Thursday as the leading Democratic challenger to Republican Sen. Deb Fischer in 2018 with a pledge to be "an independent voice" in Washington determined to seek bipartisan solutions to the nation's challenges.
LINCOLN — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in July to 2.8 percent, compared with 2.9 percent unemployment in June, the state Labor Department said in a report released Friday.
A recent review of an embattled federal research facility in south-central Nebraska has prompted renewed criticism from animal rights activists.
In Washington to urge federal regulators to increase support for ethanol and biofuels, Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday said early signs from the Trump administration are encouraging.
LINCOLN — Nebraska's only provider of individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act wants to raise its monthly rates by an average of nearly 17 percent, and some rates could increase by more than 50 percent, the company said Tuesday.
The calls started three years ago. People from Arizona, Colorado and Vermont asking if Jerry Karel had beds available at his tiny hotel in downtown Ravenna for Aug. 21, 2017.
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LINCOLN — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale on Thursday said he will need assurance from the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity that information requested will be securely stored and used in compliance with Nebraska law.
LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts signed an executive order Thursday that will launch a review of state regulations aimed at cutting red tape.
WHITECLAY — Activists have set up camp outside Whiteclay and say they won't leave until the fate of the village's four embattled beer stores is sealed.
LINCOLN — When Nebraska lawmakers sought to ease prison crowding two years ago, they expanded probation services in hopes that more supervision and treatment would reduce the number of low-level felons behind bars.
LINCOLN — The Legislature on Monday approved a resolution opposing any federal action to rescind protections for so-called DACA youths that now allow them to legally remain in the United States.
Nebraska has joined the “Gigawatt Club.”
For the second year in a row, northeast Nebraska’s Thurston County ranks as the least-healthy in the state, while its neighbor, Cedar County, retains the crown of healthiest.
LINCOLN -- The Legislature's Appropriations Committee is sorting through budget items addressed at recent hearings where state agency officials and people with interests in those funding items appeared.
DAKOTA CITY -- A judge has ordered that one of two men charged in a Dakota County murder case undergo a psychiatric examination to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial.
BEATRICE -- The mama cow and baby calf will be sold Saturday. Then, they’ll be sold again and again and again -- until the auctioneer’s voice gives out or the audience’s pockets are empty.
LINCOLN -- A Lincoln company is moving to fill the void left by Cabela’s layoffs in Sidney.