Tonight, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is hosting ARTalk + Opening Reception from 6-8 PM. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow higher speed limits on Nebraska highways has won first-round approval in the Legislature, but it won't apply to Interstate 80.

Think you know a lot about the national debt and want to prove it? Metropolitan Community College is offering you the chance as they host a National Debt Trivia Night Thursday, March 29th.

Kimberly Faith Hickman, director of the currently running OCP production "James and the Giant Peach" talks about the show's themes.

A new UNMC study funded by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Pfizer, Inc., hopes to improve treatment outcomes for women under 50 in rural Nebraska who are diagnosed with breast cancer. 

Darin Anthony, guest director at the Blue Barn Theatre, is at the helm for the current production, "Nureyev's Eyes."  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a rule change that will make it easier for military spouses to teach in Nebraska if they recently arrived from out of state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is endorsing Bob Evnen for Nebraska Secretary of State.

The Durham Museum’s newest exhibit American Adventure is

staged as a maze, where you have to make a series of choices as one of the original Jamestown settlers.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker.

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance has two events this week to promote healthy homes for healthy children.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Meteorologist Ginger Zee, who reports the weather for ABC News and the network's "Good Morning America," is slated to appear at the Nebraska Science Festival.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha organization that supports child abuse victims has launched a website to help people find resources to manage childhood trauma.

The Heartland 2050 Winter Summit takes place this Thursday, March 22nd, at the Salvation Army Kroc Center.

Sharing how you can help artists and how artists can help themselves, Andrew Saladino joins Mike Hogan this morning.  More information is available at

National MS Society Community Engagement Manager, Ian Kimmer, discusses the strides in research regarding MS.

As part of the national night of Science on Screen on Tuesday, March 27th, Film Streams will show the film Marjorie Prime at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7 p.m. 

During the month of March -- Colon Cancer Awareness Month -- the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force makes free FOBT kits available at nearly 140 locations in the Metro area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A survey geologist involved in producing the most recent state report on Nebraska groundwater says the levels didn't really change that much over the report period.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have set new goals for monarch butterfly habitat to help keep the insect from being listed as an endangered species.

Metropolitan Community College at Do Space will host the second installment of its Claire M. Hubbard Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 28th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has received four finalists to fill a vacancy on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska students plan to participate in a national school walkout to protest gun violence despite the risk of being disciplined.

Dave Vankat discusses the changes to technology conference, Infotec, since the AIM Institute has taken over the hosting duties.  More information can be found at

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska recently released its second year evaluation of the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan.

General Director of Opera Omaha, Roger Weitz, stops by the KIOS studio to discuss the One Festival.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency releases new traffic reports every couple of years.  Their most recent report, based on 2016 data, shows the Metro had a healthy growth rate in traffic from the previous report. 

The annual SkillsUSA competition took place last week

Mar 9, 2018

The annual SkillsUSA event was held last Friday at the OPS Career Center and Omaha North High sophomore Eleanor Dunning was there…



A UNMC National Institutes of Health-sponsored study shows promise for a better way to treat tuberculosis.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in eastern Nebraska say they have seized methamphetamine, opioids and marijuana in two separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Omaha.