LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is providing new topsoil to about 15 homes near a former smelting plant in Lincoln this spring.

Barron Breland stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the season closing concert of Resonance, Thursday, May 24th at 7:30.  More information is available at

Established in 1956, the purpose of National Bike Month is to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage people to use bikes for transportation, fitness, recreation and environmental purposes. 

The American Heart Association says African Americans are more likely to develop high blood pressure than any other racial group in the United States. 

Film Streams, in collaboration with the Women's Fund of Omaha, is presenting the free event, "Prime Time: A Conversation with Women in Television."  One of the three panelists, Yolonda Ross stopped by the KIOS-FM studios to share her thoughts on the event, the industry, and how much she loves Omaha!  More information is available at

At the Celebrate Council Bluffs parade and festivities this weekend, there will be ten  “UNsculptures.”

The sixth annual Omaha Gives -- hosted by the Omaha Community Foundation -- takes place for 24 hours next Wednesday, May 23rd.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kara Eastman's narrow win in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District primary will give voters a big contrast in November between the liberal Democrat and conservative Republican incumbent Don Bacon.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say switching health insurance companies would save the University of Nebraska around $12.3 million next year.

"City in a City in a City" is the new play from writer Matthew Capodicasa which makes its world premier at The BlueBarn Theatre on Thursday, May 17th.  He stops by the KIOS-FM studios to discuss the play, the creative process, and his good fortune to be in Nebraska.  For more information, feel free to look at

As the weather begins to heat up and the school year starts to wind down, students and teachers naturally start to think about their plans for summer break.  With more, here’s sophomore Eleanor Dunning…

The black and orange monarch butterfly will arrive in large numbers in the state of Nebraska by Memorial Day.

KIOS Station Manager Ken Dudzik meets Bill Kurtis, Judge and Scorekeeper for "Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me" at a live taping in Chicago last week. 

Tuesday on Jazz in the Afternoon, Chris Cooke welcomes special guest trumpeter Arturo Sandoval for conversation about his latest tour "Dear Diz," a tribute to Dizzy Gillespie. 

Map the Meal Gap 2018, a study released by Feeding America, is focused on food insecurity and the cost of food at the county level.

Over the course of the next few months, you may hear some unexpected noise over our airwaves in the form of knocks, bangs and booms. 

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is preparing to auction off another private lunch to raise money for a homeless charity in San Francisco

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police and other law enforcement agencies have been filling their cruiser fleets with bigger, more comfortable sport utility vehicles instead of purchasing more four-door sedans.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who left the Republican Party to become one of the nation's few Libertarian state legislators is facing the political fight of her life against two Republicans challengers, including one backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) is a genetic disorder that affects the connective tissue in the body.  May is EDS Awareness Month, so Wendy Hamilton stops by the KIOS-FM studios to explain the illness and how it can be treated.  More information is available at

The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently released its Rural Health Care Workforce Report.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state treasurer is calling on state lawmakers and educators to make financial literacy a required course for high school graduation in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime chief executive of the Nebraska State College System will be retiring.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans on Monday to talk about the upcoming transition of his office to Dr. Cheryl Logan and his proudest achievements during his tenure in the district…



Last fall, the American Heart Association changed its guidelines about what should be considered high blood pressure.