OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City say more borrowers raising livestock and row crops in Nebraska and surrounding states are struggling to repay loans as commodity prices stay low.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigative report from the State Fire Marshal's Office says Metropolitan Utilities District workers didn't mark the natural gas line that was breached and sparked a massive fire that destroyed a building in downtown Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say invasive zebra mussels have spread the entire length of the Missouri River in eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted federal officials' request to seize assets of former TierOne CEO Gilbert Lundstrom.

A number of surveys over the past decade have listed Omaha’s as one of the top 10 US cities to live in, and a recent one published by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, The Housing Trilemma, identifies Omaha as one of only three out of 100 with the “Trifecta.”  

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa side of a pedestrian bridge that connects Omaha, Nebraska, to Council Bluffs has reopened.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say on person was killed and one injured when a motorcycle collided with a semitrailer in western Douglas County.

A new report detailing the demographic and socioeconomic trends of Nebraska’s Latinos before, during and after the 2008 economic crisis was recently released by the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at UNO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a six-month prison sentence for a Nebraska man who was manufacturing fireworks and explosive devices in a shed behind his Ralston house.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been arrested, accused of poisoning four giant city-owned cottonwood trees near his home.

Looking to learn more about Omaha's environment?

Aug 9, 2016

Summer intern Krista Johnson came to Omaha looking to learn more about Omaha’s environment and what issues were facing it.

Although the recent popularity of PokemonGo may have increased the number of people using cells phone while walking, a National Safety Council report shows that distracted walking is nothing new.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It looks like voters will not have the option of selecting Marijuana Party candidates on the November ballot in Nebraska this year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A recent report says Nebraska suffers from a shortage of workers in science, technology and building trades and still has work to do to attract startup companies.

Deidra Calloway, Director of Community Engagement for United Way of the Midlands, says the Day of Caring is a wonderful opportunity for people to come out and see what is going on related to agency work being done in the tri-county area. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's mayor says he's vetoing a recycling ordinance that he says was watered down by the City Council's majority.

How Our Taxes and Spending Compare? is the third of six policy briefs released by the Platte Institute for Economic Research as part of their report Removing Barriers in Nebraska.

Omaha's first food computer debuts

Aug 5, 2016

Omaha’s first food computer was on display for the public to see last week at DoSpace. With more on what a food computer is, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s, Krista Johnson...



OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze at a house just north of Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lincoln turned up close to 50 pounds of marijuana in a pickup.

Starting this fall, anyone interested in studying fashion design can do so at Metropolitan Community College.  Metro is offering a new fashion design program beginning September 6th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska audit has uncovered serious flaws in the operations of a state agency that's key to the governor's goal of growing Nebraska's economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of the Omaha community college board has stepped down from the position but is still resisting calls for his resignation from the board.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Federal safety regulators are proposing $70,000 in penalties against an Omaha-area builder for safety violations.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Aug 3, 2016

The new school year is right around the corner and because of that, August has been deemed National Immunization Awareness Month.

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally at Omaha North High School yesterday afternoon.

A new study released by ranks Omaha in the top 10 most livable cities in America for seniors.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have dropped again and suggest slow or no economic growth ahead.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools is set to open its first virtual school for kindergarten through eighth-grade students this month.

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in the eastern Nebraska community of Bennington.