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“Sticker shock”: Greek house values skyrocket after review. The tax bills...

A man in black t-shirt with the word “formal” in white letters stands on the patio of Theta Xi Fraternity looking onto R Street.
Greek chapters at the University Nebraska–Lincoln saw their building values jump nearly $1.2 million on average in one year, according to data from the...

Lincoln’s first Ramadan market engages the community, helps Muslims prepare

A woman dressed in purple and gold stands behind her craft table talking to three women. The table has wood burned art displayed.
More than 300 people came to Lincoln's first Ramadan market on March 13. The market focused on helping Muslims prepare for Ramadan and the...

Nebraskans are wild about adopting critters — rodents, birds and more

An orange guinea pig named Lettuce sits inside an open white and purple cage. The guinea pig has its head sticking out and claws on the wire where the cage door is open.
Last year, Omaha's Nebraska Humane Society and Lincoln's Capital Humane Society took in over 1,400 animals that were not cats and dogs. "Little critters"...

Two-man crew bill brings railroad contracts to legislature

A train is moving across a country railroad crossing. There is a stop sign and railroad crossing signs in front of two sets of railroad tracks.
Nebraska Legislative Bill 31 would require every freight train in Nebraska to have two crew members–the conductor and engineer–in the cab when traveling. Sen....

2021 harvest boosts Nebraska economy

Man drives a combine during harvest
For many Nebraskans, this time of year means holiday preparation, but for some, it means harvest season and a huge boost for the economy....

Veteran Tom Donahue’s story 55 years later

By Kloee Sander In his early 20s, Vietnam War veteran Tom Donahue flew into enemy territory to save soldiers in mostly outnumbered and desperate...

Falls City Hot Air Ballon Festival

https://youtu.be/nF2bNGba1C8   Four thousand visitors arrived in Falls City on Saturday, June 19 for the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival.  Ten local vendors sold a variety of...