Some businesses in Newman Grove, Nebraska, have been booming as fewer people leave town to shop. Also, the region's agriculture economy remains healthy.
Voters overwhelmingly approved limiting annual interest on small-dollar loans to 36%.
Heavy rain and melting snow have brought historic flooding to parts of the Midwest. Around 200 miles of Missouri River levees in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas have been compromised, according to the Associated Press, and flood warnings are still up for at least a dozen states. At least two people have died, thousands have […]
After President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods, the Chinese government threatened to target soybeans, an important American cash crop. As farmers got ready to plant their fields, they didn’t have much choice but to stick to planting soybeans and hope for the best. But there are other actions they could […]
A new report outlines the challenges the health care system in rural communities faces.
The strips of trees once protected farmers from Dust Bowl storms. Reporter Carson Vaughan wrote about them.
The state capital is the home of the largest Yazidi community in the country.
Immigrants drawn by jobs at the local meat-packing plant are making their mark in business and politics.
The nation's food supply chain could collapse without immigrant labor.
Nebraska is the only state in the lower 48 using more coal for generating electricity than it did a decade ago.