LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Nebraska Legislature has won a tight race in Grand Island, based on unofficial results.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is running for a second four-year term.

Alec Rome is a junior at Omaha’s Central High School.  Born with a voice for radio, Alec is using his natural talent as a sportscaster and doing play-by-play announcing for three different sports at his school.  With more, here’s KIOS News Director Cheril Lee…

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is onstage at the Orpheum Theatre tonight through Sunday.

It’s a bird.  It’s a plane.  No, it’s a super moon and you can see it tonight!

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe will focus on the use of science to help save endangered clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Legislature could see big changes now that voters have swept nearly half a dozen incumbents out of office, an outcome that will add even more new faces to next year's session.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett was disappointed when Democrat Hillary Clinton lost the election last week, but he will support Republican Donald Trump as president.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska collected $233 million in net tax revenue in October, right on par with projections.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A January sentencing has been scheduled for an Omaha woman accused of helping an escaped inmate who fled to Omaha.

This is the 10th year the St. Paul, Minnesota-based Climb Theater has brought its interactive drama lessons to schools in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area.  

Joslyn Art Museum’s newest exhibition is called Dirt Meridian and features 42 photographs from artist Andrew Moore.  The exhibit shows audiences that landscapes aren’t always lush, dramatic vistas.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting Nebraska businesses during his second trade mission to China.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Don Bacon has won Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District seat and defeated incumbent Democrat Brad Ashford.

A new National Center for Health Security and Biopreparedness will be built at UNMC. 

Paul Landow joined KIOS this morning for discussion of the election results and what comes next.  

Dr. Landow holds a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and concentrates his teaching and research on the politics of Omaha and Nebraska. He has worked at every level of government, including as executive director of a state political party, as an aide to a Member of Congress, and from 2001-08 as Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Omaha.

The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities conducted a feasibility study on using the Pershing Auditorium in Lincoln as a multi-use building several years ago.

The race was still too close to call early Wednesday morning with election officials determining that Republican challenger Don Bacon held a slight edge over incumbent Democratic Rep. Brad Ashford with only about 70 percent of the vote counted.

The Republican nominee won Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

GOP candidates prevailed in enough races Tuesday to remain the dominant party even though senators aren't controlled by formal party leadership.

Trump easily won Nebraska's four other electoral votes Tuesday, but the outcome of the 2nd congressional district remained unclear until well after midnight.

The action reverses the Legislature's decision last year to repeal capital punishment.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republicans dominate politics in Nebraska, but there still will be plenty of uncertainty as voters go to the polls on Election Day. recently named The College of St. Mary one of the safest small campuses in the United States.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Voters will have an opportunity Tuesday to reverse an action taken by the Legislature and reinstate Nebraska's death penalty, but moving forward with executions could take years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Lincoln, an artist, a philosophy student and other residents have come together to discuss how the creation of creative spaces improves health and well-being.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council president says he wants the Legislature to disband the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission or add oversight by elected officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's upcoming general election might seem like a low-key affair with no U.S. Senate or governor's races on the ballot, but Republicans view it as a chance to reassert the state's conservative leanings.

Thanks to a $300,000 federal grant to UNMC’s Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska, (BHECN), and Monroe-Meyer Institute, 21 masters-level counseling students from four Nebraska universities will receive paid internships.