The United Way of the Midlands can help connect wannabe volunteers with holiday projects in need of help. 

Kate Murphy joins Mike Hogan on Morning Edition to discuss Omaha Junior Roller Derby.

(Scottsbluff, NE)  --  Someone is holding a winning Powerball ticket that was sold in Scottsbluff.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will continue to train state child welfare workers under a renewed agreement with a state agency.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week.  We heard part one of that interview yesterday.  Today, we have questions for the Superintendent from the Omaha Public Schools’ Student Voices Council…

Joan Marcus

WAITRESS opens at the Orpheum Theatre tonight and runs through Sunday.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several days of strong winds in late October arrived at the wrong time for many farmers who saw their crops shrink as ears of corn fell to the ground in Nebraska and western Iowa. 

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week…

A new collaboration between the UNO College of Information Science and Technology and the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) should lead to faster identification of skeletal remains of US military personnel. 

Michael Bauer chats with Morning Edition host Mike Hogan about the Saint Andrews Episcopal Church's (84th and Pacific)  candlelight service of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday December 10th at 4:00 p.m. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An annual report on foster care shows more than half the juveniles in out-of-home care in Nebraska had three or more caseworker changes.

The Lancaster County treasurer has offered to pay back $3,400 in mileage reimbursement that raised criticism from the state auditor's office.

The U. S. Chamber of Commerce recently accredited the Greater Omaha Chamber with the highest possible rating of 5 stars. 

Fratina McCraney of United Way of the Midlands chats with Mike Hogan on Morning Edition about the 2-1-1 Helpline and how to get assistance.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has concluded that criminal charges are warranted against two former Omaha police officers in the June stun gun-related death of a mentally ill man.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska administrators have assured the Board of Regents that they can straddle the chasm between opposing political views following an incident that sparked concerns about the political climate at the Lincoln campus.

Holiday Under Glass is underway at the Joslyn Art Museum.

Join us for the December edition of Jazz From Studio One Thursday night at 8:00 PM as we present some of the notable recordings of 2017.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government is suspending disaster aid for the Omaha Tribe because auditors couldn't verify how the tribe spent $14 million in past aid.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance is warning residents against doing business with a payday lender that is not licensed to do business in the state.

During the month of December, all of the Omaha Public Library branches will be offering holiday activities for the whole family.

Jay Hanson, lead guitarist and vocals in the show "Yesterday and Today" talks to Mike Hogan about the show, The Beatles, and the music.  More information regarding the show can be found at

A lawsuit says the 11 men on Nebraska's death row can't be executed because their death sentences were converted to life in prison when the death penalty was repealed in 2015.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A vandal or vandals left messages in large chalk letters on a sidewalk outside U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer's office in Lincoln's Haymarket District.

In November, the Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors heard the Preliminary 2018 Corporate Operating Plan at its monthly meeting.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulations protecting water quality and quantity in eastern Nebraska are being updated for the first time in 20 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln is adjusting its panhandling ordinances to allow the free speech right to use profanities but to ban repeated panhandling requests.

Oddities in medicine is the topic of the next Omaha Science Café. The featured speaker is Dr. Lydia Kang, a Nebraska Medicine physician and author.  Kang co-authored the book:  Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways To Cure Everything.