Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Home News
All stories except sports, Mosaic, Global Eyewitness and Floods.

Broadcasting professor finds inspiration with “best job ever – I’m so in awe with...

On a windy Wednesday morning, Trina Creighton exclaims into the phone as if the answer could not be more obvious. “Just get up and...
Large group of participants in front of the People's City Mission help center in 2019, for the One Day Without Shoes Drive.

Annual shoe drive in Lincoln collects footwear for People’s City Mission guests

People’s City Mission and Cornhusker Bank are hosting the 11th annual One Day Without Shoes, an event to collect new or gently...
Becky(left) and Shireen(right) Moshiri standing on their back yard porch in front of a flowering tree. Photo by Cam Prall/NNS.

Couple says Nebraska’s LGBTQ+ community lacks visibility, offers solution

Becky and Shireen Moshiri met for the first time at a rugby party in 2004.  “I was intimidated by...
Senator Julie Slama - Photo Courtesy of Julie Slama

Bill to expand fireworks sales advances, has opposition

A bill currently in the Legislature would allow residents to purchase their fireworks in Nebraska rather than traveling to a neighboring state. Introduced by Sen....
Sen. Walz during legislative debate

Education bill advances under tight deadline

A bill that would provide financial aid for low-income students advanced to the next round of debate in the Nebraska Legislature on March 24.  Sen....
Nebraska Legislature

Revenue committee prepares income tax, sales tax packages of bills

Nearly 100 tax-related bills have been introduced this legislative session, with topics ranging from selling alcohol at farmer’s markets to excluding retired military from...
The staff of the Asian Community & Cultural Center, a non-profit organization in Lincoln, is raising awareness for the Stop Asian Hate movement in Nebraska to support and protect the rights of Nebraska Asian Americans. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Reinhardt.

Nebraska Asian communities support Stop Asian Hate movement

In response to recent attacks on Asian Americans, Asian communities all over the country including Nebraska participated in the Stop Asian Hate movement. Reinhardt, cultural...
outside view of building

Emergency placement option for juveniles outlined in bill advancement

A bill being considered by the Nebraska Legislature would allow the state’s youth rehabilitation and treatment centers to transfer juveniles before scheduling a hearing...
Map of Horse Trails in Nebraska

Trail riders prepare for a full summer of exploration

Nebraska has 2% public land in the state, however, finding trails that are horse-friendly can be a challenge for trail riders.  The Nebraska Horse Trails...
Farm land in Nebraska

New program links land seekers with retiring landowners

A new Nebraska program is working to connect young land seekers to retiring landowners without succession plans. “Land access is one of the biggest challenges...