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Governor Jim Pillen Speaks at address

Pillen highlights funding increases for education, law enforcement tax decreases in...

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Gov. Jim Pillen outlined his proposed budget Wednesday, prioritizing an increase in education and law enforcement funding while highlighting income and property tax relief...
Clerk of the Nebraska Legislature Brandon Metzler flips through the chamber's current rules.

Preview of Thursday hearing for Nebraska Legislature Rules Committee

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State Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard will lead Thursday’s Rules Committee hearing for the Nebraska Legislature regarding dozens of proposed rules changes for the...
Newly elected state senators raise their right hands in the Nebraska State Capitol to take their oaths of office.

Legislature swears in new members, selects leadership for 2023-24

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Twenty-six Nebraska state senators took their oaths of office on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and selected more than a dozen leaders who will fill out...
left, the stage manager and theater director look on as Lujah Entinger, Charlie Couch, Christina Rohling and Madeline Scarsi rehearse a scene in the Omaha Playhouse's "The Christmas Carol" on Dec. 12 to nail down timing, sequencing and blocking on stage with the interpreters before the show. Entinger, who interprets the roles of Tiny Tim and Fan in the shadow-interpreted production, changed the scenes structure and knelt in front of Couch to avoid blocking his face while signing.

Shadow interpretation connects Omaha Deaf community to beloved Christmas tradition 

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Katie Koch remembers leaning forward in her seat at the Omaha Community Playhouse as the magic of “A Christmas Carol” came to life on...
Liza Mendoza in her east Lincoln gym

How Lincoln’s minority women business owners confront challenges and build networks

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By Ellie Kuckelman Corinthia Fisher started her Lincoln hair salon two years ago in the middle of the pandemic.  But for her, the hardest part of...
Soccer fans FIFA World Cup

World Cup fever takes over downtown Lincoln

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Hundreds of soccer devotees diverge to downtown Lincoln venues to watch the early and middle stages of the FIFA World Cup. It is December and...
Four beekeeping students, dressed in white beekeeping garments that obscure their faces, examine bees living on portions of a wooden hive. The students are standing outdoors in a grassy clearing.

Beekeeping programs educate Nebraskans of all ages and experience

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"Save the Bees!” It’s a phrase most have seen on social media, stickers, pins and t-shirts. There’s no longer any doubt that honeybee populations...
A young woman with long brown hair and wearing a white t-shirt clapping her hands together. She's smiling at the people surrounding her.

Nebraska youth participate in a climate strike at the Capitol

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A group of climate activists came together Oct. 7 in downtown Lincoln and marched to the Nebraska Capitol to raise awareness about climate change....
The speakers engage in the forum

Flatwater forum explores problems with Nebraska’s prisons

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LINCOLN–With some of the most overcrowded prisons in the country, Nebraska’s correctional system is at a crossroads as the possibility of the construction of...
Nebraska News Service logo, followed by the text "election day 2022 live blog" Red stripes and stars with a blue background below

Welcome to live coverage of Election 2022

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