Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts this week said he is “opposed to critical race theory,” voicing an increasingly common opinion among Republican politicians.
The renovations will be covered by the insurance money from last year's fire, as well as $1.7 million in private donations. The building is expected to be complete in early 2022.
Since Legislative Bill 650 was passed last month, multiple companies have announced plans to contract with Nebraska ethanol producers to capture their carbon dioxide before it enters the atmosphere.
Search crews in Montana on Tuesday found the body of a 17-year-old Nebraska boy who witnesses said had been trying to swim across the Missouri River.
Two weeks ago, with a different judge presiding and a Nebraska Supreme Court decision in their favor, Kelly Hoagland and Maria Salas Valdez adopted the child they had been raising since birth.
A look at recent progress on six segments of the state's expressway system in eastern Nebraska.
Nebraska's expressway program was projected to be completed in 15 years, but about 178 miles remain undone. Some northeast Nebraska communities say they shouldn't have to wait much longer.
23-year-old Carly Schaaf was reported missing May 19. Her death is considered suspicious, according to the Lincoln Police Department.
After a 10-year ban on congressional earmarks, Iowa’s U.S. House members are seeking more than $51 million for projects ranging from expanding child care centers to replacing a fire station in rural north Iowa to modernizing Mississippi River locks and dams.
An Ohio-based group will pay a record-breaking fee of $23,130 for missing a campaign finance report deadline, but the fee could have been 10 times larger.
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office will oversee a grand jury investigation into Monday's shooting in Scottsbluff. Authorities identified the man who was killed as Daniel Ojeda, 47.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, who was UNL chancellor from 1991 to 1996, reported to jail this week to begin serving his sentence.
Aubrey Trail was sentenced to death Wednesday for the abduction and slaying of Lincoln store clerk Sydney Loofe.
The once-threatened species is doing so well in Nebraska that the Game and Parks Commission will consider a hunting season at its Friday meeting in Chadron.
Mead's Board of Trustees stripped AltEn of its permit to manufacture ethanol, but will allow it to continue working with three seed company giants to cleanup pesticide contamination at the site.
Nebraska Appleseed had sued to force the state to provide a full slate of expanded Medicaid benefits to all participants. Officials now say they will do that by Oct. 1, so the lawsuit is on hold.
Sen. Tom Brewer, 62, of Gordon, underwent chemotherapy in 2014 for hairy cell leukemia. He said Monday that the cancer had returned and that he was going to take some time off for treatment.
Skate Island’s roof collapsed under the weight of heavy snow on Feb. 8, and the owners have decided not to reopen the rink.
Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey will deliver the keynote address at the June 10 event at Embassy Suites in Lincoln. The event will also include an award ceremony and a celebration of this year's Leadership Lincoln graduates.
UNL assistant professor Margaret Huettl worked with game developers on the new version of "The Oregon Trail," which was released this spring on Apple Arcade.
The American Rescue Plan will provide $491.3 million for Nebraska K-12 schools, with an additional $54.6 million going to the Nebraska Department of Education.